Glam Tip: Waterproof Mascara

-By Andrea Mestrovic –

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In a marketplace saturated with incessant options and promises of “lengthy lashes that last”, it’s a weighty task to pick out a favorite.  What we seek is an all-day, all-night mascara that is consistent and correct for any occasion.  We want one product that will give us an intense, striking lash look in a single stroke, with long-lasting effectiveness and luxurious volume enhancement.  We want color that is evenly dispersed with no flakes, clumps, or smudges.  Should a trip to the gym or a few laps at the pool sneak into the daily routine, we want our lashes to stay in pristine form.  Finally, we want it waterproof – nobody wants to come out the rain looking like their makeup is trying to make a run for it.  To make sure our makeup stays right where we want it, no matter what the weather, we always go for waterproof.  So, we tested, tried, and reapplied to come up with the top three perfect mascaras for all your lash needs.

Chanel Inimitable Intense Waterproof Mascara has a unique brush technology that makes for an easy application without any spiking.  Most importantly, it precisely separates even the finest lashes, hence giving you more curl and volume.  Besides the standard brun and noir, it is also available in purple and rouge noir – should you wish to elevate your lash game this spring.

Yves Saint Laurent Mascara Volume Effect Faux CILS is free of parabens, sulfates, petrochemicals, phthalates, GMOs, and triclosan paraben-sulfates.  Not only that, but it is formulated with a pro-Vitamin B compound, which strengthens, conditions, and softens the lashes.  We love the slim, inversed-spiral brush, which is specifically designed to maximize lash volume.  Best of all, it stays on rain or shine – this formula was made for long-wear, 24 hour hold.

Our third pick is Diorshow Iconic Waterproof Mascara in extreme jet black.  Rumored to have been created backstage for use in fashion shows and red carpet events, where there is zero room for error, this mascara truly does it all. With its oblique cut comb brush made of soft silicone bristles, you are able to apply, separate and curl from the stem of the lash to the tip.  The extra-hold formula provides a 24 hour-curl with 100% smudge-proof results.

See and shop some other amazing waterproof cosmetics that we covet below:

Andrea Mestrovic is a multi-lingual, multi-talented, but modest multi-tasker who has lived on both sides of the Atlantic. Andrea has a sure-footed instinct for discovering magnificent finds all over the globe. You can follow her on twitter @AndreaMestrovic or read all her posts on oliviapalermo.com/author/andrea 

About the Author

Andrea Mestrovic is a multi-lingual, multi-talented, but modest multi-tasker who has lived on both sides of the Atlantic. Andrea has a sure-footed instinct for discovering magnificent finds all over the globe. You can follow her on twitter @AndreaMestrovic or read all her posts on http://oliviapalermo.com/author/andrea