Nothing is more irritating than a mascara meltdown on a hot summer day or a quick jump into the pool. This is why waterproof mascara is essential during the summer months. To avoid smudging, running and smearing mascara, we’ve curated our roundup of waterproof mascaras that will beat the summer heat.
1) Clinique High Impact Waterproof Mascara, $23: The volumizing and lengthening waterproof mascara is said to stand up against the heat, humidity and a highly active day. It also claims to be safe for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers.
2) Benefit Cosmetics BADgal Waterproof Mascara, $26: Benefit’s option is said to offer the same benefits as the original BADgal mascara, although it also claims to boast the added touch of a waterproof, smudge-proof, tear-proof and long-wearing formula.
3) Dior ‘Diorshow” Waterproof Mascara, $37: This Dior mascara claims to contain Aquastop water-resistant technology, which is said to ensure that your lashes remain perfect in any condition. In addition to the waterproof feature, the mascara also states that it will instantly thicken and lengthen the eyelashes.
4) Givenchy Noir Couture Waterproof 4 in 1 Mascara- Couture Collection, $38: With a whimsical printed tube which is said to pay tribute to Tokyo Fashion Week, the waterproof formula is said to create a thick lash effect. As well, it claims to offer moisture resistant power, which can produce thick, curled lashes that last all day.
5) Lancome ‘Grandiose’ Waterproof Intense Multi-Benefit Mascara, $43: This bent shaped wand is said to be created to reach every lash on your face without hitting your cheekbone. Meanwhile the formula claims to provide 24-hour waterproof and smudge free lashes.