Best Waterproof Mascaras for Brides
Even if you’re not a particularly emotional gal – mark my words – on your wedding day, you will cry. You may also sweat, and you’ll most certainly have your face pressed up against your groom and all your well-wishers. You’ll need a great waterproof mascara.
We’ve rounded up the best waterproof mascaras for brides who want long, lovely lashes paired with major staying power. These picks will keep you batting your lashes from the walk down the aisle to the last dance.
Just as there are primers to make your foundation last longer, there are eyelash primers to swipe on before you apply your wedding day mascara. Shiseido The Makeup Mascara Base helps your mascara go on smoothly and boosts lash volume and curl once it’s applied.
The iconic pink tube has been makeup bag staple for ages, and the waterproof version of this affordable drugstore find really does have staying power. Maybelline Great Lash Waterproof Mascara has been lauded by every women’s magazine around, and its smudge-proof formula is perfect for all the tissue dabs your wedding day will bring.
From the drugstore option to the designer option: Diorshow Waterproof Mascara is both lengthening and volumizing. It lasts on the catwalk, and it will last through your dad giving you away.
Have you ever tried a waterproof mascara that is so stuck in place that even your favorite makeup remover is no match? Avon Wash-off Waterproof Mascara will last through your happy tears without streaking, but comes off with just soap and water.
Another Maybelline product, another Makeup Alley favorite. Maybelline Full n’ Soft Waterproof Mascara does just what it says – adds volume without clumps and keeps lashes soft with vitamin E. No tarantula eyes here, but don’t let it’s ‘soft’ name fool you; this mascara is tough on tears.
These days, you’re no doubt thinking about the short-term (your wedding) and the long-term (your marriage). This mascara does the same thing. Yves Saint Laurent Everlong Waterproof Lengthening Mascara keeps your lengthened lashes in place from ceremony to reception, but it also features a Lash Growth Booster complex, which helps your real lashes grow over time.