10 Easy Summer Eye Makeup Looks That Won't Melt in the Heat

For the vast majority of us, mastering a flawless cat eye every day is already a challenge on par with running a half-marathon before work—a whole marathon if you count both eyes. So consider us the bearers of good news when we tell you that makeup artists agree: Liquid eyeliner has no place in your summer eye makeup routine.

“We like to go ‘less is more’ with the skin—that makes it cool to give the eyes a little wash of color,” explains celebrity makeup artist Brittany Spyksma (who, we can personally attest, is an expert in summer eye makeup). Instead of inky eyeliner pens, Spyksma recommends filling your summer eye makeup collection with waterproof cream shadows you can easily buff on with your finger. “A little metallic on the lids is also super fun!” she adds. All in all, summer eye makeup should be about light, sweatproof formulas and fun, breezy looks.

Keep scrolling for 10 easy summer eye makeup looks to master—no liquid liner needed!

This story was published at an earlier date and has been updated.