It’s no secret that winter brings with it watery eyes and a sniffly nose, but your makeup look doesn’t have to suffer! A waterproof mascara is a staple to have in your makeup bag. Whether you’re attending a wedding where you know you’ll shed a tear, watching a sappy romantic film, or simply going about your day-to-day life, a high-quality smudge-proof mascara will stand you in good stead. There are tons of different brands and options on the market available for every budget but here are our 5 top picks:

1. Clinique Lash Power Mascara – Long-Wearing Formula

Clinique

With enough staying power to last through an entire run of P.S: I Love you, this Clinique formula truly is long-wearing. If you’re looking for subtle, natural-looking volume, then Clinique Lash Power Mascara is the one for you.

2. Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara – Waterproof

Maybelline

One of the biggest qualms about wearing a waterproof mascara is when it sticks to your lashes for a bit too long and becomes difficult to remove. This highly affordable mascara is easy to remove but has enough staying power to last throughout the day.

3. Bobbi Brown No Smudge Mascara

Bobbi Brown

If you’re not about the clumpy lash look, then this is the perfect waterproof mascara for you. Add as many layers as you like for a dramatic effect that won’t leave behind any heavy clumps.

4. Clinique High Impact Waterproof Mascara

Clinique

The waterproof version of this stunning formula will ensure volumized lashes, total drama and absolutely no smudging – triple whammy!

5. Maybelline Great Lash Waterproof Mascara

Maybelline

If you haven’t heard of this iconic pink-and-green tube, where have you been hiding? The Maybelline Great Lash Mascara is also available in a waterproof formula for lengthening and separating lashes, whilst still being water resistant and long-wearing.

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