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Though this weekend was beautiful, we all remember that last week was a weather nightmare. What’s worse than having to trek to class in the stuffy April rain? You wake up to the sound of water falling on the side walk, and all you want to do is continously press the snooze button until all of your responsibilities fade away. But unfortunately, it’s a Tuesday morning, and you have to be at Dallas Hall in 30 minutes. You want to look polished and pulled together with a quick makeup look, but you also don’t want to have eye shadow and mascara streaming down your face when your arrive to class. So, we’ve compiled a list of products to help you throw together a rainy day makeup look that won’t disappear with a little bad weather.


Mac has a ton of foundations that are promised to last all day, but the best for rainy days is the Pro Longwear Nourishing Waterproof Foundation. This product is described as a “tenacious waterproof formula” that wears for 24 hours. Neither “rain nor tears can budge this watertight product.” 

Pro LongWear Nourishing Waterproof Foundation, $33 at MAC Cosmetics

Eye Liner

No one does longwear procducts better than Kat Von D, and her Tatoo Liner is sure to survive the rainy day you’re up against. Mermaids could wear this stuff, no joke. 

Kat Von D Tatoo Liner, $19 at Sephora        

Blush and Bronzer

Cargo Cosmetics is known for their velvety, easy-to-blend powders, and their waterproof “Swimmable” range is no different. They offer a water resistant blush and bronzer that won’t streak or fade with time or water. 

Cargo Water Resistant Blush, $26 at Ulta

Cargo Water Resistant Bronzer, $29 at Ulta

Now that you’ve mastered flawless rainy day beauty (everyone in your morning class will be green with envy), we’ll leave you to figure out the paradox that is tall rubber boots in 80 degree weather. Have fun!

Hi! I'm the beauty crazed one here at Her Campus SMU. But I also love food, coffee, shopping, traveling, laughing, and of course, writing. You can also find me rambling on about cosmetics and my dogs on my Youtube channel!
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