12 Best Smudge Proof Mascaras & Eyeliners to Perfect Your Eye Makeup this Summer

Wearing masks 24/7 might've made us give up on lipsticks (for now) but, on the bright side, we can still have fun with the "better half" of our face, thanks to all the #HotGirlSummer eye makeup inspos on our Instagram feed. The only problem, though? Seems like "raccoon eyes" and "mascara tears" are all it takes to ruin our perfectly winged eyeliner look halfway through the day with all the heat and humidity messing up our eyeliner and mascara. Lucky for you, we’ve rounded up some of the best smudge-proof mascaras and waterproof eyeliners so you can look your best on your next beach date!


- Best Smudge Proof Eyeliners -

No. 1

MACQUEEN Waterproof Pen Eyeliner

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MACQUEEN - Waterproof Pen Eyeliner

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Whether you're a makeup beginner or a "frequent flyer" (a nickname we have for winged eyeliner experts), the MACQUEEN Waterproof Pen Eyeliner makes it fun for everyone who's down to experiment with different eye makeup looks, especially a smudge-proof makeup for summer. It's easy to mess up a perfect wing but with a fine-tipped smudge-proof, water proof eyeliner like the MACQUEEN Waterproof Pen Eyeliner, you can create deep and defined eye lines quickly and effortlessly in easy-to-contour thin, smooth strokes that can be layered for a bold look.


No. 2

MERZY The First Pen Eyeliner

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MERZY - The First Pen Eyeliner

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Some might say the MERZY The First Pen Eyeliner is a work of art, and we totally agree. Inspired by Korean calligraphy pens, this smudge-proof liquid eyeliner has an ultra-rich, calligraphy brush tip that is designed to give you an effortless, bold definition. The smudge-proof eyeliner formula doesn't budge when it comes to water and oil, which works great for a sweatproof makeup look with up to 12 hours of staying power. Whether you want a subtle winged eyeliner look or a dramatic cat eye for the night, this smudge-proof eyeliner delivers features an array of soft pastels to bold pop art shades.


No. 3

KARADIUM Waterproof Eyeliner Pen Black

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KARADIUM - Waterproof Eyeliner Pen Black

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: If you're a seasoned winged eyeliner master who can easily nail the look down to precision within seconds, the KARADIUM Waterproof Eyeliner Pen Black is definitely a must-try for you! This waterproof eyeliner has a quick-drying formula that glides on smoothly and deposits the richest pigment that gives you all the allure of a high-intensity, easy-to-wear bold and black eyeliner look.


No. 4

CLIO Waterproof Pen Liner

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CLIO - Waterproof Pen Liner

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: The sleek pen liner aside, this CLIO Waterproof Pen Liner is going to take your summer makeup game to the next level. This eyeliner has a sponge-tip applicator which makes a winged eyeliner makeup look even more effortless and precise. You’ll love how it easily glides along your lids to create sharp and refined flicks that will last through your sweatiest days or oiliest lids. Ready to become the next beauty trendsetter this season? This waterproof eyeliner will be your no-miss staple for summer.


No. 5

Etude House Oh M' Eye Line

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Etude House - Oh M' Eye Line

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Etude House Oh M' Eye Line is one of the most coveted waterproof eyeliners among K-Beauty lovers. Our favorite thing about this eyeliner is its lovely pearlescent glitters that define and highlight the eyes. To top it off, the silky smooth formula delivers firm and precise application with a tapered tip that allows you to control from a subtle definition to a bolder, more dramatic line with ease.


No. 6

ISEHAN Kiss Me Heroine Make Smooth Liquid Eyeliner

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ISEHAN - Kiss Me Heroine Make Smooth Liquid Eyeliner

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: No one will doubt the staying power of ISEHAN Kiss Me Heroine Make Smooth Liquid Eyeliner as its long-wearing formula is known to outlast the hottest of yoga classes, workout sesh, and summer days. Hailed as one of the best liquid eyeliners, this ISEHAN bestseller has an ultra-fine brush tip at only 0.1mm so you can expect extremely flexible, easy, and precise application. Not only is it waterproof, this quick-drying liquid eyeliner also delivers deep, dazzling black ink to enhance your eye makeup look.


- Best Smudge Proof Mascaras -

No. 7

heimish Dailism Smudge Stop Mascara

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heimish - Dailism Smudge Stop Mascara

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: This heimish Dailism Smudge Stop Mascara is a cult-favorite among lash lovers for its intensity, creaminess, clump-free buildability, and blackness. Not to mention its smudge-proof mascara formula that makes your lashes stay perfect all day long without flaking or appearing clumpy. Want to achieve that volumizing eye look? This STYLEVANA bestselling mascara will definitely get you there.


No. 8

Etude House Lash Perm Curl Fix Mascara

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Etude House - Lash Perm Curl Fix Mascara

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Powered by Etude House's own Curl 24H Technology™, the Etude House Lash Perm Curl Fix Mascara pumps up and adds volume and curl to every single one of your lashes to give you an all-day-long noticeable flair. This smudge-proof mascara lifts lashes and holds the curl while the soft dual Jelly Brush coats each lash with a smudge-free and clump-free film.


No. 9

ISEHAN - Kiss Me Heroine Make Volume & Curl Mascara Super Waterproof

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ISEHAN - Kiss Me Heroine Make Volume & Curl Mascara Super Waterproof

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Like the brand's bestselling eyeliner that shares its collection name, this ISEHAN Kiss Me Heroine Make Volume & Curl Mascara Super Waterproof is an all-star player on its own. Formulated with volumizing fiber, this waterproof mascara is designed with shape-sustaining polymer which dries quickly and firmly fixes the curl. Whether it's a sweat-filled gym sesh or a hot summer day, this smudge-proof mascara stays on with high resistance to tears, sweat, water, sebum and rubbing.


No. 10

A'PIEU - Born To Be Madproof Mascara Lengthening & Curling Mascara

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A'PIEU - Born To Be Madproof Mascara Lengthening & Curling Mascara

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Prepare for feathery lashes, thanks to the A'PIEU Born To Be Madproof Mascara Lengthening & Curling Mascara.This summer-friendly mascara scores major points in the lash-volumizing department for your eye makeup look with a 3-in-1 mascara formula. It makes your lashes appear fuller and longer, and while it curls, lengthens, and prevents your lashes from getting smudged up with a long-lasting finish, this mascara is super comfy to wear for your everyday summer makeup look.


No. 11

CLIO - Kill Lash Superproof Mascara

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CLIO - Kill Lash Superproof Mascara

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: If you love an easy-to-apply soft gel application and a smooth finish that stays on until further notice, the CLIO Kill Lash Superproof Mascara is the ideal combination. This smudge-proof mascara is formulated with wax that perfectly adheres to the lashes while giving them a neat finish. The slim brush also helps cover all lashes including the under lashes. The "Superproof" waterproof formula is resistant to oil, sweat, and water, which is a huge plus for a sweat proof makeup.


No. 12

MISSHA - Ultra Powerproof Mascara

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MISSHA - Ultra Powerproof Mascara

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: This MISSHA Ultra Powerproof Mascara has a dedicated fan base who keeps coming back for it, and we all know why. It has an ultra smudge-proof eyeliner formula that stands up to teary eyes and sweaty days better than most waterproof mascaras. It also boasts 24-hour staying power thanks to its smudge-shielding system and highly-adhesive, non-cakey pigments that create long-lasting curled lashes.


Find yourself the best smudge-proof eyeliner and waterproof mascara from our most-favorite K-Beauty brands to look your best and brightest for #HotGirlSummer 2021! Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to get more instant product updates and skincare tips!