You’ve got your swimsuit and your flippie floppies. The only thing that’s standing between you and a perfect pool day now is some high-quality, waterproof makeup. We know, we know…some of you out there are probably thinking, “Who needs makeup for the pool?” But if you’re hitting up a pool party with a bunch of hotties, it’s important to put your best face forward, right? That’s why we’ve rounded up some of the prettiest pool-proof products to keep you looking hot, even when you’re submerged underwater. Go ahead, dive right in, we dare you!
Decleor Aromessence Solaire Tan Activator Serum for Face
Prep your face for the sun and score an even, long-lasting glow with this 100% pure and natural tan activator serum, which works by boosting your skin’s natural defenses. When combined with SPF, it provides twice as effective protection from water stress and UV.
$63.00 at decleorusa.com
Jane Iredale Powder-Me SPF 30 for the Face & Body
No day at the pool is complete without sunscreen, especially one that doesn’t run or get your hands all greasy! Smooth on this chemical-free dry powder SPF for immediate UVB/UVA protection. It has a very water resistant rating, and even if you forget and fry yourself, you can always apply it afterward to soothe the inflammation. It comes in Translucent, which disappears on your skin, and Tanned, which will give you a golden bronze shimmer.
$45.50 at shop.janeiredale.com
Skinn Cosmetics Waterproof Smudge Sticks
Say goodbye to raccoon eyes! Skinn Cosmetics Waterproof smudge sticks stay put while you’re in the pool, and can even be used to pretty up your cheeks and lips. Available in seven sultry shades, these are an essential for the water and land.
$15.00 each at skinn.com
Hourglass Superficial Waterproof Bronzer
Feeling a little pale? Then get your bronze on poolside with Hourglass this summer. This extended-wear, waterproof bronzer blends seamlessly with your skin and was made to withstand both high humidity and extreme moisture. It’s oil, fragrance, paraben, phthalate, and sulfate free too. It doesn’t get much better than that!
$45.00 at sephora.com
Climate Control Mineral Tint SPF 20
Heavy foundation isn’t cool when you’re just kicking it at the pool. That’s why we love Climate Control Mineral Tint SPF 20—it’s a lightweight, water-based foundation, non-chemical sunscreen and antioxidant moisturizer all in one. Even when you break a sweat or go for a swim, it stays put, keeping you gorgeous and glowing all day long.
$39.00 at raecosmetics.com
Laura Geller At Long Lash Waterproof Mascara Duo
Don’t let a little thing like runny eye makeup ruin your fun in the sun this season. Grab Laura Geller’s At Long Lash Mascara Duo, and primp for that pool party. This waterproof, smudge-free, and flake-free formula has some serious staying power and actually tints your fringe for instant and lasting glamour.
$29.50 at qvc.com
CoverGirl LashBlast 24 Hour Mascara
If you couldn’t tell already, we’re kind of mascara fiends over here. And we’re currently obsessing over CoverGirl’s new LashBlast 24 Hour Mascara. Not only does it stay put all day, it’s waterproof and makes lashes look longer, fuller, and absolutely mesmerizing. Snatch it up in one of five sexy shades: Black, Very Black, Black Brown, Blue Black, or Black Gold.
$7.99 at drugstore.com
Illamasqua Sealing Gel
Want to make sure your eyeshadow doesn’t disappear in the pool again? Then Illamasqua’s Sealing Gel is just the product you’ve been pining for. This stuff will transform any powder into a lock down, waterproof formula, allowing you to take your favorite shades from the land to water in minutes. Seriously, it’s a must-have.
$16.67 at illamasqua.com
Nouveau Contour Semi-Permanent Liners
Play up your lips (or eyes or brows!) for a day of water-filled fun. These sassy, semi-permanent liners come in 18 flirty shades, last up to 24 hours and are perfect for the pool. Wear them as lipsticks, liners, eyeshadows or even use them to fill in your eyebrows. We’re digging all of the bold, bright colors, especially for summertime!
$19.99 at nouveaucontourusa.com
Neat Feat Face Saver
Talk about saving face! This product truly works wonders to drastically reduce the amount of sweat that appears on your face. It goes on easy and is specifically formulated to create a natural-feeling base over the skin. Simply apply underneath makeup and SPF and you’re all set. Because, let’s be honest, no one wants to be that sweaty, gross girl just hanging out poolside.
$14.87 at neatfeat.com
Joey Healy Luxe Brow Powder
A brow powder that stays put while we swim? Count us in! This awesome, waterproof formula is great for filling in eyebrows with natural definition or subtly emphasizing key points. Apply wet or dry, and choose from one of six comprehensive shades to meet your ideal match.
$28.00 at joeyhealy.com