The 10 Best waterproof make-up

In the pool or the lashing rain - this summer more than most there’s a need for a beauty bag of resilient products

1. Sealing gel

A couple of drops added to any powder will not only create a waterproof paste that dries quickly, but enhances the colour and sparkle of the original product.


2. Beach Tint for Cheeks & Lips in Watermelon

A blendable and versatile cream stain, it is water resistant and dries to a streak-free, non-greasy finish that is kind to sensitive skin.


3. Smudge Stick waterproofeye liner

With a long-lasting pigmented formula, these crayon liners glide over the eye, delivering intense colour with a shimmering finish.

£13, Stila,

4. Forever Fluid foundation

This wonder product is capable of identifying the skin's specific needs on application and correcting them throughout the day. It's constantly mattifying and hydrating.

£31, Diorskin,

5. Fix makeup spray

This wonder potion creates a light, breathable film over make-up to stop any slipping or smudging. Designed to keep skin soft and supple on hot days.

£21, Clarins, 0800 036 3558

6. Bad Gal waterproof kohl eyeliner

This creates a dark, durable and smooth line. The smudge stick on the end also allows you to perfect a smoky eye, great for the evening.


7. Metallic crème eye colour

This satiny, creamy texture is super light and won't crease, leaving a flattering metallic sheen. Designed to dry slowly.

£18.50, Laura Mercier, Space NK,

8. Bold Black waterproof mascara

This will give your lashes length, volume and long-lasting wear. It's smudge-proof and quick-drying with jojoba oil and vitamin E.

£6.19, Barry M,

9. Lipfinity lasting lip tint

This lip colour has a felt-tip pen to easily define and colour lips. It creates a light sheen is absorbed to give a fresh look.

£6.99, Max Factor,

10. Pro longwear lip creme in Dear Diary

A lightweight texture and creamy finish mixed in with a long-wear formula and loaded with fabulous colour makes this a holiday winner.