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Wet, Wild, and Worth It: Under $20 Waterproof Makeup That Won't Stop

Splash-proof your whole face
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So what if you feel like being just a little extra at the beach or at the pool? All the eye-rollers will survive — and so will you, and yet — look and feel, well, extra doing it. Whether our comfort zone level ends at either lipstick or the full face of makeup at the beach, waterproof makeup is there for us — and it's not just for retaining some dignity when we happen to burst into tears; it can, lucky us! also be used for fun.

Waterproof makeup, and especially waterproof mascaras, have come a long way in, realistically, a short while since their wobbly beginnings. We (consumers) ourselves have also gotten quite accustomed to higher standards very quickly, too: long-wearing lipsticks get our attention first, and people with sensitive eyes and skin have a lot more makeup options now, for example...which means we are also expecting more and more from our makeup, including better performance, skin safety, higher levels of reliability and responsibility; towards the environment, too. What if we told you that you can have all that, and it won't cost you more than $20? These budget-friendly waterproof makeup picks include everything you may need to splash-proof your look, whether it's your eyes, your lips, or your brows you decided to celebrate that given day. We've also scored a waterproof eyelash glue and one that applies super-quick at that. Oh, and about that excess water on your face post-splish-splashing — remember — no tugging at the skin, just tap, tap, tap it away and #staygorgeous.

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This foundation isn't just long-lasting; it's sweat-resistant, water-resistant, and transfer-proof, ensuring your flawless look holds up through all your escapades. Plus, it's oil-free and won't clog pores.

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Inglot AMC Brow Liner Gel in 17, $17
Enriched with nourishing ceramides, the formula guarantees enduring fullness and contours as sharp as you like them. Not only does this waterproof brow gel effortlessly shape and smooth brows, it also offers high-payout pigmentation.

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With an easy-glide ink flow and a comfort grip, the felt-tip pen of this waterproof eyeliner allows for an ultra-precise and controlled application, effortlessly.

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Joah Lash Uprising, $10.99
Featuring a volume-maximizing wand, this washable waterproof mascara delivers weightless, buildable volume for fierce length, lift, and comfort.

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