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Here now, the very Best In Beauty: Cosmetics, skin care, nail polish, and more tiny miracles personally vetted and loved by our editors.


Jessica Alba for GQ UK

"Trying to smile, but the air is so heavy and dry," sang Bananarama in their 1983 hit "Cruel Summer"—and how is a girl supposed to smile with mascara melting down her face? Beat summer at its cruel, makeup thwarting game with the very best in long wear eye makeup, from waterproof mascaras to liquid liners that don't budge and even eyeshadows with staying power. Our very favorites—road tested, beach tested, city tested—in all three categories are after the jump.

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