Go Buy Now: Mascara Top Coat


As soon as summer hits, I usually switch to a waterproof mascara…  even though I prefer the formula of my regular mascara, I just can’t take the chance of smudges, dripping, and other summer-in-the-city beauty faux pas.  For that reason I was delighted to discover that a crop of new “mascara top coats” have arrived in stores, allowing you to top off your regular mascara with a waterproof coat that refuses to budge.  I’ve tried versions (pictured above)  from both Bare Minerals and By Terry and love them both.  Added bonus:  the By Terry formula is a little bit glossier which can be really pretty.

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  1. Do they make your mascara harder to get off? That’s my number one issue with waterproof.

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    • Grace Atwood:

      It does make it a little harder, but a good remover (I love Klorane) will take it right off!

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  2. I had never heard of these, what a novel idea! These are definitely perfect for the summertime.
    Lovely Notions

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