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The Best Mascaras for Summer
Clinique High Impact ($14.00) is a “tube” mascara, which means that it isn’t technically waterproof. Instead, it’s heat, sweat, and water resistant so long as it isn’t warm water. Since it isn’t waterproof, it washes off easier than waterproof mascara–just use warm water. You can see me wearing it here.
Maybelline Full ‘n Soft Waterproof ($7.00) gives you soft, full lashes that won’t smudge, flake, or fade away in the hotter summer months. I love this mascara for a more natural lash look, but I always have a tube of the waterproof stuff for those lazy summer days, too.
Prescriptives Here to Stay ($19.50) gives you lots of length, richness in blackness, and it’s designed to last you all day, literally–24 hours. It does a good job of holding up throughout the summer for sure.
L’Oreal Voluminous Waterproof ($8.00) gets you summerproofed lashes with lots of volume with wispy, lush lashes. I personally don’t like to wear waterproof mascaras everyday, so I often opt for solid, proven drugstore buys for my waterproof mascaras.
To learn more about or purchase these mascaras, check out Drugstore.com, Nordstrom.com, Prescriptives, and Sephora.com.
Don’t forget to check out our posts on: Best Mascaras — Thickening and Lengthening, Best Mascaras — Colored mascaras, and Best Mascaras for Natural Looking Lashes.
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Reader Leslie went for a semi-matte, mossy green eye. She used…
- MAC Paintpot In Girl Friendly
- MAC Paintpot In Moss Scape
- MAC 252 Brush
- MAC Velvet Moss Velux Eyeshadow
- MAC Green Smoke Eyeshadow
- MAC 224 Brush Blending Brush
- MAC Little Pallet Quad Great For Begginers
- MAC Nylon
- MAC Dual Edge Eyeliner In Black Funk
- MAC Carbon In Waterlinr
- MAC Vintage Gold Pigment
- MAC 219 Brush
- MAC #3 Lashes
- MAC 134 Brush
- MAC Studio Fix Nc35
- MAC Blush Cream In Lune
- MAC 187 Brush
- MAC Rich Metal Highlighter Called Female
- MAC Vanilla Pigment
- MAC Fafi Iredescent Powder In Belightful
- MAC Flesh Pot Lipstick Heatherette Collection
- MAC Bonus Beat Lipglass Heatherette Collection
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I recently purchased Lipstick C, in 062 (“Opening Night”), from the Spring Collection (limited edition). It’s a gorgeous blushing pink colour and feels like a lip balm. I paid $24 (Canadian) for the lipstick and while that’s a little more on the expensive side, it was definitely worth it. My lips were hydrated and the colour looked completely natural for hours. The tubing is a durable cardboard in lieu of the more traditional plastic case. I think this is my favourite splurge to date. Everything felt luxurious and decadent.
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