As innocent as they may seem, waterproof mascaras are a rather controversial subject within the beautysphere. Haters reprimand the sometimes-harsh and too-strong formulas, while lovers swear by their stay-put-all-day brilliance. So, when summer rolls around in all of its pool/ocean/sweat-inducing glory, what’s a mascara-loving girl to do?
To lend us a helping hand (and clear up our mascara woes once and for all), we asked our friends at Rank and Style—a website dedicated to simplifying shopping for fashion and beauty addicts alike—to share with us the top five waterproof mascaras that won’t let you down this summer. Using a unique algorithm, Rank & Style’s epic lists exclusively divulge the most popular (and top-selling) products in the world of beauty. Because if the majority thinks a lengthening mascara stands up to sun, beach, and sweat, we definitely want to know about it. Keep scrolling for the waterproof mascaras that will have you covered for each and every cannonball!