Our lashes are serious business, and we don’t trust them with just any old mascara. A single tube can be both look-changing and life-changing. We reached out to some of our favorite brands to find out which tried-and-true mascaras are consistently lengthening the lashes of beauty lovers everywhere.
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Benefit They’re Real! Lengthening Mascara ($24)
Considered by many beauty aficionados as the holy grail of mascaras, this mascara gives the appearance of falsies by lengthening, curling, volumizing and separating lashes.
bareMinerals Flawless Definition Volumizing Mascara ($18)
This one plumps up the volume for lusciously thick lashes that are hard to miss.
YSL Volume Effet Faux Cils ($32)
Encased in a beautiful, shiny gold tube, you can’t help but feel sophisticated when applying this mascara. In this case, it’s what’s on the inside that’s important. Delivering intense volume from root to tip with each stroke, this lash care formula does not dry out.
MAC False Lashes Extreme ($22)
With just one twirl of the brush, this mascara transforms even the shortest wispies to voluminous, full feathered, lush lashes.
Blinc Mascara Amplified ($26)
Forming water-resistant tubes around your lashes, this formula is perfect for all-day wear. It’s also smudge-resistant, which is ideal for those with an active lifestyle, and can even work on lash extensions.
NARS Audacious ($26)
Separate, lengthen and amplify every single lash with this mascara’s “lash-catching” red rubberized applicator brush. Its more than 200 molded bristles and lengthening hooks evenly grip and coat each lash with a satin formula finish.
Lorac Pro Fiber Mascara ($23)
Want lash extensions for the night? This one contains nylon fibers that cling to your lashes like mini extensions for a long, full and alluring look.
Maybelline Great Lash Mascara ($7)
A cult-classic, this mascara remains a fan favorite for the simple fact that it works. There’s no maybe about it; it creates volume, is long-lasting, doesn’t clump and you can’t beat the price.
Bobbi Brown Smokey Eye Mascara ($29)
For eyes that pop, this one is the go-to mascara to pair with a smoky eye look. The creamy, kohl-pigmented formula helps play up the drama by stretching out lashes and leave your lashes looking smoking hot.
RevitaLash Volumizing Mascara ($24)
Give your eyes a boost by delivering volume and definition to thinning lashes. The high-gloss formula goes on smooth and doesn’t flake or clump.