How Not to Look Like a Hot Mess This Summer: The Best Waterproof Makeup $10 Can Buy

Whether the culprit's sweat or humidity, your summer will be a lot prettier if you swap out your standard makeup for something waterproof. We've rounded up ten must-haves that blow their pricier rivals out of the water.

Flower Beauty Lash Knockout Waterproof Mascara

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Big lashes don’t have to wilt just because the temperature and humidity are rising. This amazing formula gives fake-lash volume with a formula that won’t end up all over your face the moment a heat-wave hits.

To buy: Flower Beauty Lash Knockout Volumizing Waterproof Mascara, $6.98,

Revlon Grow Luscious Waterproof Mascara

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This triple-action formula not only gives you eyelashes 'out to there', but helps strengthens them over time, and it stays right where you place it with a great waterproof formula. Poolside lashes, here we come!

To buy: Revlon Grow Luscious by Fabulash Waterproof Mascara, $9.15,

CoverGirl Ink It! Waterproof Eyeliner

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How many times have you secretly wished you could get bold color with tattoo-like staying power? Behold these brand-new, richly-colored liners, which go on smoothly and last up to twelve hours without creasing, smudging or melting.

To buy: CoverGirl Ink It! By Perfect Point Plus Eyeliner, $5.99,

Sephora Collection Contour Waterproof Eye Pencil

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A blendable formula means that this amazing eye pencil goes on like a dream, and then it locks in without creasing or buckling for up to 12 hours. Through rain, sweat or freak storms, it's got you covered.

To buy: Sephora Collection Contour Eye Pencil 12-Hour Wear Waterproof, $9,

L’Oreal Infallible Waterproof Eyeshadow

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This creamy, beautifully pigmented shadow goes on like a dream and absolutely will not budge once you’re done applying, blending and smoking it out to perfection. Used alone or with other colors, we think it performs better than most pricier versions.

To buy: L’Oreal Paris Infallible Eyeshadow, $7.99,

E.L.F. Studio Waterproof Eyeliner Crayon

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Running eye makeup is never a good thing. This highly-pigmented eyeliner crayon with long-lasting color goes on fast and easy yet won’t budge, smudge or melt.

To buy: E.L.F. Studio Waterproof Eyeliner Crayon, $3 each,

Sonia Kashuk Long Wear Waterproof Brow Pencil

Waterproof Brow Pencil Sonia Kashuk Photo

The last thing you want to see is your brows on your cheeks by the end of the day. Fill in sparse hairs with this smudge proof formula for a fuller brow look that will stay put until you take it off.

To buy: Sonia Kashuk Twist Up Long Wear Brow Pencil, $5.79 each,

Sephora Collection Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover

Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover Sephora Photo

Good waterproof eye makeup formulas are tough for a reason, but their staying power can make them difficult to take off with regular makeup remover. This soothing formula can tackle the toughest formulas without pulling, tugging or stripping your skin of moisture.

To buy: Sephora Collection Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover, $9.50,

CoverGirl Outlast Waterproof Double LipShine

Waterproof LipShine CoverGirl Photo

No doubt about it, you need a lip product that will stay put, and this two-step gloss, resistant to food oils and water, will do the trick. It might even stay put through a few poolside kisses. We’re just saying.

To buy: CoverGirl Outlast Double LipShine, $9.19,

Prestige Beauty Waterproof Lip Pencil

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A good non-drying waterproof lip liner is hard to find, but this formula goes on smoothly and lasts (almost) forever without cracking or pulling all the moisture from your lips. It’s the ideal base for a long-lasting summer lip.

To buy: Prestige Beauty Waterproof Lip Pencil, $4.49,

Kristin Booker is a contributing writer on iVillage. Follow her on Twitter and Google+

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