The Top Ten Waterproof Mascaras

01 August 2013 by


Come summer, every woman needs a trusty waterproof mascara in her beauty bag- whether you’re off to the pool or beach, or simply need some staying power come wedding season, unannounced torrential downpour or last-minute gym sesh, we’ve collated our pick of the crop to make sure you’re smudge-free and beautiful all summer long. You can thank us later.

MAC Zoom Waterfast Lash, £14

You can always trust on makeup experts MAC for a winning mascara- we love the creamy, velvety texture of this formula. 

Estee Lauder Sumptuous Waterproof Mascara, £20.50

This hard-working mascara lasts up to 12 hours and is one of the best curling waterproof formulas we’ve seen for a while.

Lancome Hypnose Waterproof, £22

With more than 1,000 bristles, this wand works hard to totally transform your lashes, giving them 6 times more volume and a waterproof seal to boot!

L’Oreal Volume Million Lashes Waterproof, £10.99

For just over a tenner, this mascara really does what it says- the secret’s in the Millionizer brush, which separates lashes to perfection for a gorgeous, fanned-out effect.

Liz Earle Lash Definition Smudgeproof Mascara, £14.50

For those who prefer a more natural finish, this is the mascara for you- the nifty brush grabs even the tiniest of lashes whilst imparting a gorgeously natural look.

Givenchy Noir Couture Waterproof Mascara, £22.50

This is one heck of a multitasking mascara- formulated with Givenchy’s exclusive Lash Booster Expert Complex, this wand works its magic to totally revitalize and protect lashes whilst scoring top marks on the waterproof front. We love!

Models Own Ultra Waterproof Mascara, £6

With plenty of change from a tenner, this is seriously budget friendly and ticks all the waterproof boxes!

Kardashian Beauty Eye Fidelity Waterproof Mascara, £11.95

When it comes to beauty, we reckon those Kardashian sisters know a thing or two about a look that lasts, so snap up this Stateside sell-out before it’s too late!

Clinique High Impact Waterproof Mascara, £16.50

Ideal for ladies with sensitive eyes, this uber gentle formula is even suitable for contact lens wearers. Good work, Clinique!

Laura Mercier Waterproof Mascara, £16.50

Whilst most mascaras look clumpy when reapplied, this is a real winner- perfect for the summer hols when you want a light look during the day and a little more definition come 7pm cocktails at the beach bar.


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