makeup for outdoors

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

If you're going to be spending time outdoors, you might as well look your best. And if you're going to be looking your best, the right makeup can do wonders. But not just any makeup. You're going to want something that will stand up to the elements and help your skin look its best. Here are some great options for outdoor-friendly makeup.


I’ve used it twice so far and today we were outdoors all day and by the end of the day my makeup still looked FRESH. ...Great mist, dont even know you have it on. Perfect for outdoor events.

What it is: A multitasking setting spray that locks on makeup for up to 16 hours and visibly blurs pores for a flawless look.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, and triclosan.

What Else You Need to Know: This micro-fine, waterproof, and smudge-proof mist helps makeup stay put for up to 16 hours, minimizes the appearance of pores, and leaves skin feeling refreshed and hydrated. The water-based, alcohol-free formula contains pore-blurring powders that visibly reduce shine for a natural, mattifying, soft-focus finish. The mess-free applicator mists on smoothly and evenly.


Every time I’ve put sunscreen on my face and gone outside and sweated, it’s wreaked havoc on my eyes for the rest of the day! ...I work outside every day

What it is: An energizing, go-anywhere daily SPF protector for all-day defense.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Formulation: Lightweight Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Titanium Dioxide, Zinc, and Octinoxate: Provide protection against UV rays (UVA and UVB).

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates.

What Else You Need to Know: This sheer, weightless daily SPF protector works all day to support skin. It includes Stop Signs™ Technology that visibly diminishes visible signs of aging by combating a full spectrum of modern environmental aggressors including UVA/UVB and other skin irritants.


It gives off such a fine mist that it doesnt give your face a super wet feeling, and goes on evenly. It gives my skin/makeup a nice fresh feeling, light and cool. It helped set my makeup for the entire day of an outside event and WORKED! ...I used this spray for the first time the day of my engagement photo shoot. It was an outdoor photo shoot on a hot day in June and my make up did not budge!

What it is: A travel-size, alcohol-free matte setting spray that locks on makeup for up to 16 hours, minimizes the appearance of pores, and reduces shine for a soft-focus finish.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Lentil Extract: Reduces shine.
- Niacinamide: Minimizes the appearance of pores and fine lines.
- Bakuchiol: Visibly smooths skin texture.

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

What Else You Need to Know: The nonsticky, non-drying formula sprays on evenly in a microfine mist so your skin appears smoother with makeup that stays locked in all day.


I liked the finish it gave me with my foundation. I wore it for an outdoor bridal party and didn’t feel like it made me too oily or that the foundation started to melt....I’ve used it a few times for inside events wearing a mask and also while walking outside for several hours. My makeup still looked great after!

What it is: A hydrating primer with a fresh, dewy finish that defends skin and perfects makeup.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Silkscreen Complex (Antioxidants, Hyaluronic Acid, Probiotic Extract, Vitamins, and Algae): Nourishes, visibly balances, and defends skin.
- Triple Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrates and visibly plumps for up to 72 hours.
- Niacinamide: Nourishes skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, and triclosan. It is also vegan and cruelty-free.


It doesn't flake and you can wear it to workout in or be outside without worrying about it smudging under your eyes. ...I wore this on a tropical vacation, it held up in the pool, ocean and humidity it wasn't easy to remove with my makeup removing cloths though/

What it is: A long-lasting, ultra-black, waterproof mascara that creates fuller, well-defined lashes while supporting lash health.

Formulation Type:

Benefits: Long-wearing and Waterproof

Ingredient Callouts: It is vegan.

What Else You Need to Know: This is a waterproof, ultra-black, buildable mascara that instantly defines and separates every lash with its multidimensional brush. It’s long-lasting yet easy to remove and doesn’t clump, run, or flake. It’s also formulated and enriched with plant-based proteins and vegetable-derived waxes to smooth and condition lashes.


I am usually skeptical about "waterproof" claims because I work as an outdoor guide and often skip makeup because it just doesn't hold up. ...I live in humid Florida, and I perform outside- this is the only one that keeps the curl, and doesn’t end up all over my face.

What it is:
A 24-hour wear, volumizing and waterproof mascara.

What it does:
Get waterproof, lush lashes in just one swipe. This all-in-one mascara provides volume, length, and definition, and it’s formulated with fine, fluid Microfil technology for intensely captivating lash texture. The micro-waxes are blended with a fineness agent to allow for smooth and easy application, creating lightweight volume and length. The oversized patented lash brush features a bristle weave design that coats and texturizes lashes in less strokes—creating a striking lash look that lasts all day.

REFYLip Gloss

Size: 0.44 oz / 13 ml·ITEM: 2722916

Color: Fawn - medium, mauve brown

259 Reviews


the only thing is that it gets kind of messy on the outside, but easy to wipe off with a tissue....Makeup staple

What it is: A high-shine, non-stick, long-lasting lip gloss with a clear, lightweight formula that helps nourish and smooth the lips.

Formulation Type:
Lip Gloss, Lip Balm & Treatment

Benefits: Hydrating, Long-wearing

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Works to attract and retain moisture to give the appearance of fuller lips.
- Jojoba Seed Oil: Naturally supports collagen while helping to nourish and condition lips.
- Caprylyl Glycol: Helps to soften lips and smooth the appearance of fine lines.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban.

Laura MercierReal Flawless Luminous Perfecting Talc-Free Pressed Powder

Size: 0.24 oz / 7 g·ITEM: 2643104

Color: Translucent Honey - for light medium to medium skin tones with olive, warm, and golden undertones

245 Reviews


Even, I have tried it when attending an outdoor activity (hot weather) it stayed all day. ...This translucent powder has become my go to for setting my makeup or for my makeup no makeup looks. I like that it’s lightweight and doesn’t make me caky.

What it is: A pressed finishing powder that enhances the look of skin and makeup with a natural, luminous finish, instantly adding dimension and enlivening skin.
Coverage: Light


Pressed Powder

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Chamomile Extract and Rose Oil: Provides all-day skin comfort that becomes one with skin.
- High Resolution Pigments and Custom-Pearl Blends: Enliven complexion, instantly lift sallowness and dullness.
- Auto-Balancing Technology: Helps balance moisture and control shine immediately and over time.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SL

MAKE UP FOR EVERAqua Resist Waterproof Eyebrow Filler Pencil

Size: 0.009 oz/ 0.27 g·ITEM: 2461036

Color: 40 Medium Brown - medium brown & grey hair with cool undertones

237 Reviews


It lasted through an outdoor cookout and my brows look AMAZING! Buy this!!!!...I was a little skeptical about how waterproof this brow filler would ultimately be but I really put it to the test over the weekend when I used it for an outdoor concert where there was a downpour; it looked great!

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.

MAKE UP FOR EVERAqua Resist Waterproof Tinted Eyebrow Gel

Size: 0.11 oz/ 3.5 ml·ITEM: 2461069

Color: 20 Deep Blonde - medium to dark blonde hair with taupe undertones

222 Reviews


So glad I got to try this this is not a must in my makeup bag...She loves it! She works outdoors and said it has stayed on through, sun, sweat, and thunderstorms!

What it is: A lightweight tinted gel that delivers up to 24 hours of waterproof, smudge-proof wear and soft, comfortable hold.

What Else You Need to Know: Ideal for unruly brows that need hold, this tinted gel delivers up to 24 hours of waterproof, transfer-proof color and soft, comfortable hold. This creamy, ultra-pigmented formula defines and shapes brows and includes an easy-to-use, angled precision brush to ensure a natural, tamed look. Aqua Resist Waterproof Tinted Eyebrow Gel is smudge-proof, sweat-proof, fragrance-free, and ophthalmologist-tested. It does not contain animal-derived ingredients.

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“I wish all matte lipsticks brands would sell a lip primer because they all tend to be drying. I never knew I needed a lip primer until I was referred to this”