Do you feel that doing makeup during the monsoon is pointless? Not only are you at constant risk of your makeup melting off — whether it's the humidity or the rain — but you also run the risk of having raccoon eyes and streaky mascara. But don't give up hope just yet!
We've got a selection of a few waterproof buys, that will make your makeup — monsoon-resistant. Ahead, we're letting you in on our favourite monsoon-proof makeup additions that will work for any skin type and shield you from rain and humidity. Happy shopping!
- 01. Simple Daily Skin Detox Sos Clearing Booster
- 02. Lakmé 9 to 5 Primer + Matte Powder Foundation Compact
- 03. Lakmé Absolute Precision Lip Paint
- 04. Lakmé Eyeconic Liquid Eyeliner
- 05. Lakmé Eyeconic Curling Mascara
01. Simple Daily Skin Detox Sos Clearing Booster
Every monsoon makeup routine needs a good primer, and the Simple Daily Skin Detox Sos Clearing Booster is it. A primer and a skin purifier all in one, this little multitasker takes care of humidity-induced oiliness and controls excess shine on the skin through and through. Also, reducing redness and soothing irritation, this one's a must-have to deal with all your monsoon makeup woes.
02. Lakmé 9 to 5 Primer + Matte Powder Foundation Compact
No monsoon-proof makeup is complete without a little bit of powder to make sure your makeup doesn't melt off your face. And what makes it even better? When the powder is a foundation, so you don't need to cake-up the products either. The Lakmé 9 to 5 Primer + Matte Powder Foundation Compact acts as a foundation, concealer, and compact all in one — meaning that no matter what the weather, you're always going to look on point. Plus, you can use it to touch up your look all through the day too.
03. Lakmé Absolute Precision Lip Paint
Apart from being an intense matte lip paint that will provide pro-like definition to your lips thanks to its expert brush, the Lakmé Absolute Precision Lip Paint is perfect for monsoons. The reason? Well, since it's an intense matte, you know it's going to stay on your lips for a while without drying out your pout, and we're here for it.
04. Lakmé Eyeconic Liquid Eyeliner
If you think creating flawless wings during the rains is a fool's errand, let the Lakmé Eyeconic Liquid Eyeliner prove you wrong. A smudge-proof formula that just won't budge, this eyeliner's got your back come rain, shine, or humidity. Added bonus? It's got a unique Flexi-tip brush so you can experiment with all the graphic liner looks you want. Or, you can just wing it.
05. Lakmé Eyeconic Curling Mascara
Well, this one's pretty obvious — you don't want mascara streaming down your face now, do you? The Lakmé Eyeconic Curling Mascara is the perfect mascara addition to your monsoon makeup drawer since it'll give your lashes that sought-after curl and add natural-looking volume while being lightweight and waterproof.
Written by Nishtha Bhalla on Sep 02, 2021
Nishtha is a freelance writer who loves all things beauty, fashion, culture, and lifestyle. With content covering a variety of topics, she brings a holistic, nuanced perspective to her writing. In her free time, she can be found watching reruns of The Office, reading anything she can get her hands on, and experimenting with astrology.