The Best Long-Lasting Beauty Buys

Make sure you makeup stays put rain, hail or shine with these 'life resistant' beauty buys! Our Beauty Expert, Emma Bangay, has all the details. 

Summer holidays can be fickle. Romances, suntans, free space on the sand and a decent coffee in some seaside shantytown…your luck will come and go.

As much as this makes up most of the charm of a summer holiday, one thing I wouldn’t mind having confidence in during any wet, wild or wooly getaway is my cosmetics. If I put mascara on, I don’t do it for the giggles. I do it for keeps. Same goes for foundation, hair stylers and sunscreen.

In fact last year the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) introduced a new standard for sunscreen products sold in Australia, abolishing the ‘waterproof’, ‘sweat proof’ and ‘sunblock’ tags, replacing them with the realistic ‘water-resistant’ and ‘sweat-resistant’ monikers.

Which got me thinking about all of the other beauty products in my travel bag that offer up the same promises. And deliver in double-time.

They are there in abundance, and they have managed to get me through every moment of summer’s stand-up paddle boarding, Twister challenging, bush walking, water-sliding, fun-running, tandem-tobogganing marathon just gone.

Here are my top ‘life resistant’ products that – in retrospect – have much more stamina than me.

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Posted by Natalie689Report
The Hourglass Extreme Sheen Lipgloss looks really good - Might have to give this a go!