Waterproof mascaras

While they can be a chore to remove, water resistant mascaras most certainly have a place in summer. Dive into the warm weather with a mascara that won't budge. Sarah Simpson shares her picks.

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Revlon Ultimate All-In-One Mascara, $28. Lancôme Grandiose Waterproof Mascara, $61. Max Factor Masterpiece Waterproof Mascara, $30. YSL Volume Effect Faux Cils Waterproof Mascara, $65. Guerlain Cils D'Enfer Maxi Waterproof Mascara, $63. Elizabeth Arden Grand Entrance Mascara, $58.

Top tips: The secret long-lasting ingredients in waterproof mascara are wax, and silicone which literally repels water, ideal in the heat and when swimming.

Their ability to lock onto lashes, makes them hard to remove. So the best formulas are oil-based, however opt for a gentle yet hardworking option. Here are three of the best.

Bobbi Brown Instant Long-Wear Makeup Remover, $62. Shiseido Instant Eye and Lip Makeup Remover, $57. Elizabeth Arden All Gone Eye and Lip Makeup Remover, $51.