Waterproof mascara can be tricky to remove, but with the right techniques and products, you can effectively get it all off without irritation. I will provide tips on finding the right waterproof mascara for your needs and methods for removing waterproof mascara safely and thoroughly.

Waterproof mascara contains polymers that create a water-resistant film over the lashes. Common polymers used include vinyl pyrrolidone and trimethylsiloxysilicate. These polymers bond to the lashes and withstand moisture, making waterproof mascara ideal for activities like swimming, working out, or when you don’t want your makeup running or smudging.