graduation makeup

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for graduation makeup.

Graduation day is fast approaching, and you're probably looking for ways to make your graduate look their best. Whether they're heading off to college or starting a new job, there are plenty of ways to celebrate with style. Here are some great products to help them look their best.


I wore celebrity to my graduation and they looks amazing in the photos. Not too dramatic but still popped. ...Wore them to work with my everyday makeup look and also on the weekends with more makeup.

What it is:
A line of natural hair and synthetic lashes in a variety of modern styles.

What it does:
Add a glamorous touch to your look with this must-have accessory. From ultra-thick to whimsical and fabulously feminine, these lashes add length, build volume, and make eyes pop. They are available in a variety of styles—including natural, full, and dramatic—to enhance any look from fresh-faced natural to high drama.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
Latex-free glue adhesive is included. This product was not tested on animals and also does not contain formaldehyde.

stilaMini Stay All Day® Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner

Size: .008 oz / .25 ml·ITEM: 2580769

Color: Black - intense black

50 Reviews


Its waterproof but comes off easy with a makeup wipe. You don't have to scrub to get it off or use a oil base comes right off. ...I used this for many wedding events, as well as my graduation and it lasted through the tears! I can’t praise this liner enough!

What it is: An easy-application, travel-size, waterproof liquid liner that stays on all day and night.

What Else You Need to Know: This travel-size, easy-glide, quick-dry precision liner stays in place until you say when—no smudges, feathering, or running. The thin, marker-like tip is easy to use, even for the beauty beginner, and delivers any look—from a thin line to a bold, dramatic stroke.

ONE/SIZE by Patrick StarrrBrowKiki Micro Brow Defining Pencil

Size: 0.002 oz/ 0.07g·ITEM: 2457463

Color: Taupe - neutral undertones, for light to medium blonde or grey hair

83 Reviews


I tested this during an outdoor graduation celebration this past weekend. I have curtain bangs and normally I'll get oily/sweaty in this warm month so my eyebrows fade. ...I have dark brown hair but wanted to try soft brown for a softer more natural look since I haven't been wearing makeup as much and it is absolutely perfect for a no makeup makeup look.

What it is: A 12-hour waterproof and smudge-proof retractable eyebrow pencil with a sturdy tip for extra precision.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Vitamin E: Helps nourish and condition.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: True-color pigment evenly deposits for foolproof application that mimics real brow hairs. Special waxes create a soft yet durable texture to set and hold pigment all day long, while Vitamin E helps to nourish and condition. Pair with ONE/SIZE Nourishing Brow Gel (sold separately) for the ultimate BrowKiki.

MAKE UP FOR EVERMini Ultra HD Microfinishing Loose Powder

ITEM: 1911387

Size: Mini Size Translucent - 0.14 oz/ 4 g - Translucent

92 Reviews


I recently bought kkw translucent powder thinking it would be better quality but just makes makeup more cakey! However this makeup forever keeps my skin flawless!!...Love this as the final touch of my makeup routine. It creates a seamless finish that blurs my pores and set my makeup.

What it is:
An award-winning finishing powder that’s ultra-blurring and light-diffusing to create unfiltered perfection for all skintones—in every light.

What it does:
The last step in your make up routine, this finishing powder blur the look of your skin’s imperfections. Revamped and now more transparent, weightless, and blurring than ever, this is the ultimate finishing powder.

Urban DecayPerversion Waterproof Mascara

Size: 10.2 ml/ 0.34 fl oz·ITEM: 2203198

Color: Perversion - blackest black

116 Reviews


I’m Asian and most mascaras make my curl disappear. I’m using Clinique makeup remover for lids lashes and lips and it comes off very easily....I usually only wear waterproof on my lower lashes, but with my daughters graduation ceremony coming up I decided to try this in hopes I would not have black mascara all down my face.

What it is: A super-intense, blacker-than-black mascara which is now waterproof.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. This product is also cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Urban Decay’s ultra-creamy, lengthening, and volumizing formula coats each lash and never gets brittle or clumpy. A nurturing blend of proteins, amino acids, and honey extract supports a look of bigger, blacker eyelashes.

HUDA BEAUTYPower Bullet Matte Lipstick - Throwback Collection

Size: 0.10 oz/ 3 g·ITEM: 2198554

Color: Wedding Day - super soft caramelized pink (cool toned)

291 Reviews


Game night, last night, graduation day, and boarding meeting are all giving me the feels. the color. and how smooth it is. defiantly a daily wear for me with my everyday makeup. 💕

What it is: A lipstick that combines unrivalled pigmentation with superior comfort and smooth, full-coverage payoff in just one swipe.

What Else You Need to Know: With pigmentation at the core of its development, each shade of Power Bullet Matte was created with a custom formula that delivers consistent, full-coverage application. HUDA Beauty’s plush matte formula glides on easily without skipping or dragging and leaves lips feeling hydrated and smooth.

MAKE UP FOR EVERAqua Resist Waterproof Eyebrow Filler Pencil

Size: 0.009 oz/ 0.27 g·ITEM: 2461028

Color: 30 Soft Brown - light to medium brown hair with golden undertones

237 Reviews


I wore it to my daughter's graduation in the hot evening of Tucson and it stayed. ...Part of my everyday makeup routine...The color was long lasting and maintained the natural makeup look I strive for. It was perfect for everyday use!

What it is: A slanted-tip brow pencil that delivers up to 24 hours of waterproof, smudge-proof wear.

What Else You Need to Know: Ideal for patchy or sparse brows, Aqua Resist Waterproof Eyebrow Filler is designed to deliver up to 24 hours of waterproof, transfer-proof color. This easy-to-use, twist-up pencil has a triangular tip to add shape and fill in desired areas. This formula glides on smoothly and blends easily with the attached spoolie. The pencil is smudge-proof, sweat-proof, and fragrance-free. It’s ophthalmologist-tested and does not contain animal-derived ingredients.


Size: 00.6 oz/ 1.9 g·ITEM: 1911114

Color: 12 Copper

257 Reviews


Mine is about 3 years old and still not empty. In the age of fad makeup, it's so nice to find a high-quality, reliable, and multi-use product like this....Recently purchased this to use for graduation makeup. LOVE the pigmentation and the overall shimmer this product gives.

What it is: An ultra-fine shimmering powder that catches light to accent eyes, lips, and cheeks.

What Else You Need to Know: Perfect on the eyes, cheeks, and lips, this multifaceted, ultra-fine, loose highlighter powder includes pure mother of pearl pigments to add light-catching color and shine. Unique technology enables wet or dry application for a customized finish across all 18 shades.

GlamneticLash Extension Kit

ITEM: 2665636

Color: Glam Kit (OMW + Lucky)

136 Reviews


However, I have trouble keeping them on when I clean my face from makeup....I wore these to a graduation and they look so natural! They lasted me 3 days and 2 showers!

What it is: A set of two lash-extension clusters that last up to five days when applied with Glamnetic’s strong-hold bond for the most lightweight, enhanced lash look.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Tired of applying a new lash for every occasion? Glamnetic is changing the game with its top-selling lashes—now with at-home extensions that are easy to apply. This kit has all the tools you need to enhance your natural lashes

DUOBrush On Adhesive

Size: 0.18 oz·ITEM: 1633106

Color: Clear

585 Reviews


Comes off nicely with makeup remover. Lasts all day. Easy to use....I wore this to my graduation where it was windy and i was sobbing and guess what?!

What it is:
An effective brush-on adhesive formula for false lashes.

What it is formulated to do:
This high-quality brush-on formula comes with an ultrathin brush for precise, quick application of both strip and individual lashes for all-day wear. Enriched with vitamins A, C, and E, the latex-free formula dries invisibly and is safe for contact lens wearers and sensitive eyes. Lashes have never been easier.

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