pool party season approaches, glamour girls and fresh-faced femmes alike will
begin dreading the inevitable melting that comes with summer makeup. Whether
you’re outside on a super-hot day or want to go for a splash in the pool,
somehow something always goes wrong—and your carefully placed makeup gets
ruined. We’ve done our research and we’re here to save the day with these
totally smudge-proof, melt-proof picks that will keep your face flawless for
every summer soiree.
mascara is totally waterproof. The unique “tubing” formula acts like a raincoat
for your lashes by enveloping them with a coat of waterproof primer and another
coat of color. This won’t budge until you take it off, but try to avoid rubbing
your eyes, as too much agitation can cause your lashes to break when you’re
wearing such a strong formula.
L’Oreal Paris DoubleExtend Waterproof Mascara, $11, walgreens.com
stocking up on this inky black liner with serious staying power. If you want a
smoky look, start smudging right after you apply, as this liner sets up fast.
The creamy consistency glides on smooth and gives you a great looking line any
time, and the roll-up pencil means no messy sharpening.
Maybelline Unstoppable Eyeliner in Onyx, $6, target.com
girls who can’t go without eyeshadow, this crème-gel formula won’t crease in
the heat. Love a shadow that’s long-wearing and waterproof, and it’s super easy
to apply – just use your fingers! Bad to the Bronze, a shimmery medium brown,
is the perfect shade for summer.
Maybelline Color Tattoo Eyeshadow in Bad to the Bronze, $7,
Summer sweat means more breakouts, and
this concealer is totally waterproof so your blemishes will stay covered no matter
what! This multi-tasking formula covers red spots, dark circles and any
other discolorations you might have, and it even comes in color-correcting
formulas for brightening and redness correction.
NYX Incredible Waterproof Concealer, $5, ulta.com
Pinch of poppy
To add some color to your cheeks on
pale days, grab this cheek stain for a flush of color that isn’t going
anywhere. It comes in four summery shades and goes on like an easy-to-blend
cream, but dries to a stain. Blend each cheek right after you apply to avoid an
uneven or clown-like effect.
Ulta Extreme Wear Cheek Stain, $8, ulta.com
Pretty in pink
a finishing touch, grab this jumbo pencil for color that lasts. The pencil
makes this color easy to apply and you can build the formula for more or less
intense color. Perky pink is the perfect pop of color to finish off your pretty
Revlon Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stain in Sweetheart, $8, target.com
Take it away
formulas are made to be tough, and sometimes all the scrubbing and rubbing in
the world still leaves you with raccoon eyes the next morning. This makeup
remover is specially formulated to remove tough waterproof formulas so you can
be makeup-free before you go to sleep. Ahhh.
Maybelline Clean Express! Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover, $5, target.com
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BY FRANCESCA RIZZO ON 6/26/2013 10:00:00 AM
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