I haven’t done a best mascaras post since somewhere around 2014 so I figured it was about time to do an update. I went back and looked and I only currently have one repeat from that original post so the update was absolutely needed. Stay tuned so you can see the best mascaras you need right now.
SMASHBOX X-RATED: Build all the way to X-Rated volume! Created on set in Smashbox’s L.A. photo studio to be their most buildable mascara, X-Rated puts you in charge of your lash look. Designed to load up the maximum amount of formula to build your look, Smashbox’s Triple Threat brush lets you go from dramatic and defined to over-the-top, volume – layer by layer. With each swipe, lashes are isolated, magnified and mega-coated with an interlocking fiber-loaded formula that never flakes or smudges – just builds. The effect? Hyper thick, voluptuous lashes that photograph flawlessly in any close-up.
BENEFIT ROLLER LASH: It’s a roller for lashes! The eye-opening Hook ‘n’ Roll™ brush grabs, separates, lifts and curls…while the instant curve-setting formula holds for 12 hours. Contains provitamin B5 and serin, ingredients known for their lash-conditioning benefits. Available in two stunning shades, original ink black or brown.
DIORSHOW: he cult favorite Dior Backstage mascara. The next-generation formula, enriched with microfibers, optically reproduces the effect of lash extensions used by runway makeup artists. The AIR-LOCK wiper system prevents the formula from air exposure and drying out in the tube, so the mascara stays fresh until the last use, day after day. Get fuller lashes, bolder impact, and a formula that lasts with this conditioning formula.
TOO FACED BETTER THAN SEX: Take home Too Faced Better Than Sex mascara and all your desires for lush, incredibly intense lashes will be fulfilled. One application of this collagen-fueled formula and touch of the specially shaped brush will leave you begging for more. One coat and lashes are full, defined and stretched to unbelievable lengths. Two coats and they’re reaching unbelievable heights of drama. Three coats and you’ll believe in magic.
LOREAL VOLUMINOUS IN CARBON BLACK: L’Oreal’s Voluminous Carbon Black Volume Building Mascara has a unique formula of panthenol and ceramide-R that builds and thickens voluptuous lashes while conditioning them, so they remain supple and healthy. An exceptionally plush brush is designed to glide on just the right amount of mascara without clumping or flaking.
MAYBELLINE BIG SHOT MASCARA: Unleash girl boss lashes with Maybelline’s Volum’ Express The Colossal Big Shot Waterproof Mascara, for fully loaded volume in one coat. The Big Shot brush features unique, wavy bristles that cradle lashes, while the collagen formula delivers bold volume.
COVERGIRL TOTAL TEASE: Full. Long. Refined. CoverGirl’s Total Tease Full + Long + Refined Mascara can be used for sexy, teased lashes! Use the lash teasing mascara comb for ease and control to tease even the tiniest corner lashes for a full, voluminous look. Dark, defined lashes that last all day!
LOREAL VOLUMINOUS LASH PARADISE: Take your lashes to paradise! L’Oreal’s Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara is their first mascara for voluptuous volume and length now with even more black pigments. Soft wavy bristle brush holds maximum formula for a dramatic volumizing charge.
TARTEIST LASH PAINT: Paint on dramatic lashes powered by good-for-you ingredients with this vegan Natural Artistry mascara. Infused with triple-black painted mineral pigments that strengthen and condition lashes while delivering bold black definition, you’ll get flirty length and volume without any icky, bad ingredients. The patented mascara wand features molded, multi-length bristles that grab-and-lock onto even the tiniest lashes, saturating them in 360-degree root-to-tip pigment. In a simple stroke, you can sculpt, separate and curl your lashes without any messy flaking or clumping.