BFF (Beauty Find Friday): Our Top Waterproof Makeup Products

Go ahead and cry a river. With these four must-haves in your arsenal, you'll stay beautiful despite the waterworks.

Crying bride via Shutterstock

Crying bride via Shutterstock

Old friends. New beginnings. Exchanging vows with your true love. Yes, tears of joy are inevitable on your wedding day. So let’s make sure your makeup stays in place throughout the wedding waterworks, shall we?

We’ve chosen our favorite waterproof makeup for when the floodgates open.

Lancôme Effacernes – This waterproof under-eye concealer does it all. It provides complete coverage, evens skin tone, covers dark circles, and minimizes fine lines around your eyes for a soft, matte finish. The formula is available in 13 shades and won’t crease or fade. Expert tip: It actually works great for makeup imperfections. Dab a small amount on a brush to sharpen liquid liner or help define brows. ($31, available at Lord & Taylor)

Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes – This collection of long-lasting eye colors was created for the Parisian Aquatic Ballet. So go ahead and cry a river—this makeup has been tested underwater for five hours. There are 26 highly pigmented colors—from deep burgundy to golden olive, and every chocolate brown in between—so you’ll find your perfect match. ($19, available at Sephora stores)

Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Cream Shadow Stick Duo – A brand-new duo of long-lasting, waterproof eye shadow, these formulas glide on easily to shade, define, smoke up, and highlight eyes. And it’s completely waterproof for up to eight hours without creasing, flaking, or fading. ($20, available for a limited time at

Maybelline New York Great Lash Waterproof Mascara – A true classic, Maybelline’s volume brush means no clumps or globs, while the lash-doubling waterproof formula means no more raccoon eyes($5.99, available at drugstores)

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