Bring on the Waterworks

Waterproof mascara is a must for summer. Here are the ones W’s editors swear by.


“Waterproof mascara gets thick and clumpy if you apply too many layers, so you want a formula that delivers length and volume in one stroke, like this magic wand.” – Katie Becker, Beauty Editor

Smashbox Full Exposure Waterproof Mascara in Black, $20,


“This decadent, gold mascara is perfect for an ultra glam day at the beach.” – Sarah Leon, Web Editor

Yves Saint Laurent CILS Waterproof Luxurious Mascara, $30,


“Since my lashes are very light, I rarely leave the house without mascara. I’ll be wearing this MAC formula at the pool and the beach this summer for smudge-free length and volume.” – Sue Williamson, Digital Editorial Associate

MAC False Lashes Waterproof Mascara, $21,


“This mascara does it all—volumizes, lengthens, and stays put.” – Karla Martinez de Salas, Fashion Market and Accessories Director

Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Waterproof Mascara, $32,


“The Montauk waves are no match for this stuff, and the Azure Blue color is a refreshing change from my usual black.” – Sam Walker, Assistant Accessories Editor

Diorshow Waterproof Mascara, $25, .


“This Mexican mascara is the best; I always stock up when I go home! It keeps lashes curled and volumized no matter what!” – Sarah Zendejas, Fashion Assistant

Zan Zusi Roll On Lashes Mascara, $5,


“I wore this mascara day and night when I used to swim. Nothing else makes my eyelashes look so good for so long.” – Mia Adorante, Associate to the Fashion and Style Director

Lancome Hypnose Waterproof Mascara in Black, $27.50,


“I like that I can glide a coat of this over my regular mascara and they’re set for whatever splashes their way.”– Jane Larkworthy, Beauty Director

BareMinerals Locked & Coated Waterproof Lash Topcoat, $23,


“Chanel Inimitable is the only mascara I ever use— not only does it elongate and volumize my lashes, but it’s easy to remove as well!” – Gillian Sagansky, Associate to the Editor in Chief

Chanel Inimitable Waterproof Mascara, $30,