Now that rainy season has begun, we are no longer looking for sweat-proof makeup. We are now on the hunt for products that will withstand the droplets of water that find their way to our faces. One important makeup you’re probably thinking of switching is your mascara. Aside from being smudge-proof, you now need something that is waterproof as well. This way, you don’t have to worry about your mascara running when you’re stuck walking under the rain or have a little cry fest. These mascaras can also last when it’s humid. Let’s get real, just because it’s raining that doesn’t mean Manila is free from humidity. If you’re on the hunt for the perfect mascara for this weather, check out the products below.
Max Factor Lash Crown Waterproof Mascara
This waterproof formula also adds volume and definition to the lashes. The brush volumizes the base, while the tip adds detailed definition. Because it is waterproof, it will keep your lashes voluminous throughout the day. Available at Beauty Bar.
Maybelline Volum’ Express The Colossal Waterproof Mascara
Aside from being waterproof, the formula of this mascara is also volume-plumping. It is also enriched with collagen and is clump-free. Tip: When applying this mascara, don’t let it dry in between coats. When you’re finally ready to remove it, use their 100 percent oil-free eye makeup remover. Available at SM Makati.
Givenchy Noir Couture Waterproof Mascara
If you want to splurge a little bit on your mascara, pick this one up from Givenchy. The waterproof formula will strengthen lashes while lengthening them as well. It is formulated with Lash Booster Expert Complex, which provides nutrition and protection for your lashes. The curved wand will also add some curl to each lash. Available on Sephora.
Clinique High Impact Waterproof Mascara
If you have a problem with flaking and clumping mascara, this one from Clinique might just be your new favorite. This waterproof version means it can withstand heat, humidity, and sweat from an active day. This is also opthamologist tested, which means it is safe for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers. Available at SM Megamall.
Benefit Cosmetics BADgal Waterproof Mascara
Pick up the BADgal waterproof mascara to go with your favorite Benefit eyebrow products. It claims to “last through storm clouds, showers, and more.” Perfect for the non-stop rain we’ve been having. Aside from being waterproof, it also comes with a slimline brush so you get a more precise application. Available at Greenbelt 5.
L’Oreal Paris Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara
Get intense length and feathery soft lashes with Lash Paradise. It has soft bristles that will apply waterproof mascara while also lengthening the lashes. It comes in three colors, blackest black, black, and black brown. Black brown is a good option for those who want a more natural look. Available at Watsons branches.
Browhaus HD Mascara
With this mascara, you’ll have longer lashes that are curled and will stay that way for up to 24 hours, “even when the going gets wet.” It is enriched with clay minerals that add gloss help hold the curl of the lashes. Apply the product starting from the lash line upwards in a zig-zag motion. Let it dry for five seconds before applying another coat. Available at Power Plant Mall.
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