11 must-have waterproof makeup buys
Try these long-wearing formulas now
By Iantha Yu
Beauty Crew Beauty Editor / November 18 2016
There’s nothing worse than your foundation going patchy or eye makeup smudging when you’re trying to have fun at the beach or pool, or even simply because it’s just a hot or humid day outside. Hit the outdoors with these long-wearing and waterproof buys - you won’t want to leave home without these products.
If you need: A blush or lippie
Available in nine coral, pink and berry shades, The Body Shop Lip & Cheek Stain is a gel-like liquid that can be applied to lips and cheeks to provide a burst of colour, and stays on even after getting your face wet.
If you need: An eyeshadow
Achieve a perfect smoky eye despite the high temperatures with Make Up For Ever Aqua Creams; they come in eight blendable shades that can double as an eyeshadow base for powder eye makeup formulas.
If you need: A brown mascara
If you usually reach for a softer shade like brown, then you’re in luck. Clinique High Impact Waterproof Mascara in Black/Brown is a deep chocolate hue that can instantly give oomph to bare lashes without giving you panda-eyes after diving into the pool.
If you need: A liquid eyeliner
Never run out of liquid liner again with Stila Morning to Moonlight Waterproof Eyeliner Trio; a it’s a three-pack of pigmented pens that that come in Intense Black, Stingray (a deep charcoal) and Lionfish (burgundy) that you can achieve a perfect winged look with, even when you’re splashing about in the pool or ocean.
If you need: A liquid foundation
Australis Don’t Sweat It Water Resistant Foundation is a medium to full coverage base that won’t budge even during wet conditions. Plus, it’s fragrance-free, meaning it’s friendly to those with sensitive skin.
If you need: An eye pencil
Want brighter-looking eyes? Try lining your bottom waterline with essence extreme lasting eye pencil in silky nude, a long-lasting pencil that looks much more natural than using white. Otherwise, Sephora Collection Intense Gel Pencils come in a selection of beautiful jewel tones that are punchy, bright, and stay put all day.
Iantha is BEAUTYcrew's Beauty Editor, and has been part of the team since the site launched in 2016. Besides pinky-nude nail polish and wispy false lashes, she has a healthy obsession with face masks and skin care ingredients. Her previous work can be found in Virgin Australia Voyeur, Women's Health, and SHOP Til You Drop.