My only advice for avoiding mascara tears and black smudges of eyeliner under your eyes in the dead of the summer? Waterproof eye makeup.
Unless you’re spending every waking moment of the season sitting directly in front of an AC, it’s a non-negotiable if you want a look that lasts. While many products claim to be budge-proof, smudge-proof, and immune to the powers of sweat, there’s only a handful that I think truly perform.
So, I put in the work, dealt with mascara tears so you didn’t have to, and compiled my favorite melt-resistant mascaras and eyeliners for summer. Keep scrolling for six essentials to shop now.