Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba. Photo: Jamie McCarthy/WireImage

When the temperatures rise, Jessica Alba likes to keep her cosmetics bag armed with the essentials. Besides, what else would she need to go with that gorgeous mommy-to-be glow?

The 30-year-old actress and Revlon brand ambassador, who is expecting her second child with husband Cash Warren, took some time out of her busy schedule to chat with StyleList about her summer beauty secrets, go-to sunscreen, fragrance of the moment and more.

Five summer makeup must-haves: Tinted moisturizer, concealer, illuminator, mascara and lip gloss.

Tried and true beauty tips: Before there was cream blush, my grandmother would apply lipstick on her lips, cheeks and eyes. I still do that today. And my mother always told me to wash my face every night, wear sunscreen during the day and drink plenty of water. It's simple but I like to think that it's work for me.

How she protects herself from harmful sun rays: I like sunscreen that's not too heavy so I use my daughter's California Baby.

Warm-weather hue she can't get enough of: Papaya orange.

Summer fragrance she spritzes on: Honoré des Prés Vamp à NY. It's by an organic French brand -- not too strong with a sweet vanilla scent.

Nail polish colors that dress up her digits: Revlon Top Speed Nail Polish in Jaded and Fire.

Moisturizers she trusts to keep her skin hydrated while traveling: Jurlique and La Mer.

Watch the video below as Alba's personal makeup artist shows us how to get the star's luminous glow. And head over to Why Did You Wear That? for humidity-friendly beauty tips.