Bring on the Waterworks

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

Yves Saint Laurent CILS Waterproof Luxurious Mascara

“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,