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Listen: Smudged eye makeup happens—especially in the summer, when it creeps into raccoon territory. So we enlisted some professional help. Here, ten makeup artists (some of whom tend to the Adeles and Beyoncés of the world) share their most reliable products and their most secret tricks to getting it all to stay on your lids.

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LOREAL LINER
Ulta

Best Eyeliner

“I love the L’Oréal Infallible Silkissime pencils. They go on so easily and legitimately don’t move once they dry. I use it on so many of my clients because of the color variety and just how well it stays. It never leaves my kit.” - Sir John, celebrity makeup artist

L’Oréal ($10)

KEVYN AUCOIN MASCARA
Netaporter

Best Mascara

“The Kevyn Aucoin Volume Mascara has just the right consistency to define your lashes without ever flaking or clumping. And it has a skinny brush that allows you to get right into the lash line. Even though it’s long-wearing, it’s easy to remove, unlike most waterproof mascaras.” - Alexis Ferro, co-lead trainer at Blushington Makeup and Beauty Lounge

Kevyn Aucoin ($28)

LOREAL SHADOW
Target

Best Eye Shadow

“I rely on the L’Oréal Paris Infallible eye shadow all the time. It’s got this creamy yet powdery texture that glides on and stays on the lid. I usually apply it with a flat, oval brush because it packs the pigment in and allows you to blend without getting flecks of color all over your skin.” - Ashley Rebecca, celebrity makeup artist 

L’Oréal ($7)

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LANCOME PRIMER
Lancome

Best Primer

“To really get your eye makeup to last, you need to prep your lids with some primer. Lancôme’s Aquatique base is lightly tinted so it creates the perfect canvas. Plus, it gives the rest of your makeup something to grab onto so it stays on longer—even in the heat.” - Nick Barose, celebrity makeup artist

Lancôme ($27)

MARC JACOBS LINER
Sephora

Best Waterproof Liner

“One of my go-to products is the Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner, which I use as a base all over the lid because it has a creamy formula that's extremely blendable. Then, I like to go back and buff some eye shadow over the pencil to add more dimension and really lock the color in." - Michael Ashton, celebrity makeup artist 

Marc Jacobs Beauty ($25)

MALLY SHADOW STICKS
Ulta

Best Shadow Sticks

“Mally Beauty's EverColor Shadow Sticks are impossible to mess up. You can sheer them out or build them up as you need—and they're completely water-resistant, so they're not going anywhere.” - Neil Scibelli, celebrity makeup artist

Mally Beauty ($25)

KAT VON D PALETTE
Sephora

Best Eye Shadow Palette

“I use the Kat Von D Shade + Light Eye Contour Palette because the pigments in the shadows are so finely milled that they melt like margarine and do not cause any fall out.” - Leah Carmichael, makeup artist

Kat Von D ($48)

LAURA MERCIER POWDER
Sephora

Best Setting Powder

“My trick for making eye makeup stay put is to apply a layer of Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder onto the lids after priming them and before applying any shadows. This will help the color cling, and acts as a buffer between the primer and the shadow itself to prevent creasing and melting.” - Jerry Johnson, global makeup artist

Laura Mercier ($26)

MAC PAINT POTS
Nordstrom

Best Cream Eye Shadow

“MAC Paint Pots are a classic everyday staple that can be worn on their own as eye shadow or layered with other products. Regardless of how you use them, rest assured they will all stay put.” - Kelli J. Bartlett, GLAMSQUAD director of makeup artistry

MAC Cosmetics ($20)

COVER FX PRIMER
Sephora

Best Anti-Aging Eye Primer

"The Cover FX Anti-Aging Smoothing Eye Primer prevents creasing and keeps colors from fading. It's also the perfect option for someone who has oily eyelids and dry under eyes because it has skin-care ingredients like peptides and cucumber extracts in it." - Derek Selby, celebrity makeup artist

Cover FX ($34)

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