If there’s one step on your makeup that instantly transforms your look, it has to be the mascara. It frames the eyes beautifully and adds extra drama to your look all at once! But finding the perfect one is no piece of cake. You have to pay attention to the wand, to the main result it provides, while checking if it is long-lasting, waterproof or compatible with sensitive eyes and contact lens. You may choose one that grants it all, or one that offers specifically the main result you’re looking for. Whatever your preferences may be, we managed to simplify it as much as possible and we can guarantee you that the best mascara for you is here!
Maybelline Colossal Big Shot Mascara Very Black
The perfect mascara for voluminous lashes
Volumizing mascara is ideal to set any look to success, especially if you’re using some lid makeup. It adds body to each individual hair, intensifying your eyes with an extra black punch. In order to perform all these wonders, it features a chunky bristle brush that does all the work for you! It coats the lashes with a long-lasting formulation that cares for the lashes just as much as it cares for your looks.
essence Lash Princess False Lash Effect Mascara
If the intense volume isn’t enough for your, then you need to go for the big guns. This mascara intensifies the volume and length of your lashes so you don’t have to compromise on intensity. It is not only ideal to achieve big and bold lashes but also to care for them with nourishing and moisturizing ingredients. Achieve a fearless look with the drama of false lashes and without all the fuss!
Estée Lauder Sumptuous Rebel Length + Lift Mascara
The best mascara to boost length
This mascara sculpts your lashes in the most elegant way there is. Ideal for short lashes, it provides immediate definition and elongates them. Even if you apply more than one coat, the brush manages to deliver the perfect amount of product for a clump-free application that lasts. Besides the length-boosting result, it also adds extra thickness for an intense gaze that never lacks definition.
Makeup Revolution Curl Elevation Mascara
Give a curl to your straight lashes
Featuring a unique twisted brush, this mascara is tailor-made for straight, unbendable lashes that need a good curl that lasts all day. Containing extra black pigments, the mascara delivers not only a graceful curl but also intense black lashes and a punch of volume that will wonderfully improve your eye look. While applying, press the wand in the very root of the lashes to enhance the curling result!
L’Oréal Paris Volume Million Lashes Mascara
Beautiful and separated lashes
Fan of a fan lash look? Then here you have the perfect formula and wand for you. The applicator features ultra-flexible both long and short bristles in order to coat each lash individually and create a million lashes effect. It delivers just the right amount of product, allowing an individual lash by lash separation. Combine it with a thin and elegant eyeliner for a charming fanned-out effect.
Clarins Wonder Perfect Mascara 4D Waterproof
The best waterproof mascara
Get long, curved and voluminous lashes with waterproof resistance in no time! All you need to do is to apply this extraordinary mascara as generously as you wish. The wand is unpretentious and easy to use, ideal even for an inexperienced user. It delivers an intense result without losing definition and curve. Apply it for a long day of work or partying, for a look that won’t ever smudge or budge.
Catrice Glam & Doll Boost Lash Growth Volume Mascara
The best mascara for short lashes
The most important thing when looking for the best mascara for short lashes is to find a very precise wand that won’t smudge the product all across the lid as you apply it. In addition to having a perfect applicator, this vegan mascara presents nourishing and strengthening ingredients that stimulate growth. After only six weeks of continued use, you’ll notice visible improvements. Add it to your kit for healthy and good-looking lashes!
Avène Couvrance Mascara High Tolerance
The best for sensitive eyes
There’s absolutely no need to avoid mascara just because you have sensitive eyes. If that’s your case, this is the perfect fit for you. This hypoallergenic mascara is suitable for everyone, including for those with very sensitive eyes as well as contact lens wearers. This high-tolerance formula offers long-lasting results and it is also very easy and quick to remove.
Maybelline Lash Sensational Sky High Mascara
The best drugstore mascara
Presenting an alluring packaging and precise applicator, this mascara is already in the good graces of the crowd. In addition to an appealing look, this mascara offers incredible length and volume. To provide more than instant volume, it contains precious oils that contribute to long, full and healthy lashes. It is buildable and long-wearing, allowing a made-to-measure eye look that lasts without flaking or smudging.
L’Oréal Paris Lash Paradise & Flormar Color Your Life
Give your lashes a pop of color
Use these mascaras to match the color of your lashes to your lid look, to your clothes or to your mood. These colored mascaras create a cheerful look in seconds and you can find colors that suit all seasons! Besides a vibrant pop of color, these formulations offer a beautifying volumizing result that highlights and defines the lashes. Will you be able to choose only one? This writer knows for a fact that she can’t.
Bonus Tips For Wonderful Lashes
Use a lash primer
Lash primers set a base on your lashes that provide care and promote a beautiful result once you add your favorite tinted mascara. It deeply hydrates and moisturizes your lashes, for healthier and voluminous lashes over time. In addition, it allows an easy mascara application and removal.
Use an eye makeup remover
Speaking about mascara removal, we can’t possibly stress enough how important it is to be gentle while doing it. In order to achieve the best results with the minimum pulling, we recommend you use a product specifically formulated for the eye area. The best would be to choose a biphasic or an eye makeup remover with an oil or balm texture. All you need to do is to be as careful removing your makeup as you are to apply it.
You can use mascara alone or combine it with a few more makeup steps to create a beautiful look. If you feel like you should learn a bit more about basic makeup steps to further enhance the result of your mascara, we got you!
Professional Makeup Artist & Beauty Writer