Summer Solstice: 14 Long-Lasting Products For The Longest Day Of The Year

by Jett Middleton on June 24, 2012

Happy Summer Solstice Day! Today is the first official day of summer, which also makes it the longest day of the year. Inspired by the season, we put together our favorite long-lasting products, guaranteed to keep you looking flawless all through the extra hours of daylight. From eye shadows with staying power to melt-proof bronzers, these products stand the test of time and the summer heat

Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice

1.  Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture Stain
Just one swipe delivers a high-impact color that won’t slide off—even when sipping the iciest drinks.

2.  Urban Decay Eye Shadow Primer Potion
Thanks to this budge-proof shadow primer, wearing a smoky eye during the summer is attainable.

3.  CoverGirl LashBlast 24 Hour Mascara
Say goodbye to runny mascara! This formula lasts.

4.  Smashbox Photo Finish Primer To Go
Considered the holy grail of foundation primers, the new compact size allows for a flawless finish on-the-go, and won’t take up too much space in your beach bag.


5.  Sonia Kashuk Illuminating Bronzer in Goddess
Sweep this gilded powder over the high points of your face to channel your inner bronze goddess.

6.  Charlotte Ronson Starry Eyes Liquid Eye Shadow
This shimmery shadow takes five seconds to apply, but lasts all day.

7.  Chanel Stylo Yeux Waterproof
Gone are the days of raccoon eyes—this waterproof pencil ensures your eyeliner won’t go South.

8.  Victoria’s Secret Hold & Finish Hairspray
Spritz on this floral-scented mist to keep your blowout from falling flat.

9.  Cle de Peau Concealer
This smooth concealer melts into skin to hide imperfections, but won’t melt off as the temperature rises.

10.  Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Cream Shadow
One swipe delivers a crease-proof metallic finish.

11.  Essie No Chips Ahead Top Coat
Whether you’re digging for sea shells or are on a marathon shopping spree, this durable top coat keeps your mani looking salon-fresh.

12.  MAC Pro Longwear Lipglass
Unlike other long-wearing glosses, this vanilla-scented formula delivers serious color without leaving your pucker parched.

13.  Make Up For Ever Aqua Shadow
Soft liner pencils that double as eyeshadows, and won’t fade under the summer sun.

14.  Lancome Teint Idole 24 Hour Foundation
Smooth on the velvety liquid for an airbrushed complexion that won’t fade.

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