If you find yourself with mascara tears running down your cheeks by the time the opening credits start to roll on This Is Us, you're going to need to switch to a waterproof formula before the next season starts.
A long-wear, smudge-proof mascara doesn't have to be an actual investment. There are a ton of options at the drugstore that are equipped to hold up during all emotional states and weather forecasts.
But, that's also the problem: There's too many choices. Any lash-enthusiast knows that not all mascaras are created equal, so we're here to help. We've found the drugstore mascaras that don't slide off or run when your lashes get wet. And the best part? They're all under $10.
Keep scrolling for the seven best drugstore waterproof mascaras that don't smudge—ever.
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