51 Best Mascaras for Every Budget ...

Are you looking for a perfect mascara and don't know which brand to try? Well, then I have excellent news for you!

Below you will find 51 Very Best Mascaras with the prices ranging from $4.99 to $27.00! I personally tried ALL of them (and so many more which are not worth mentioning), so you can be sure the reviews you'll find below are first hand experience :)

But back to this list, below you will find the best from the best mascaras from a vast selection of different brands and all you need to do is choose the one that's perfect for you money and function-wise! And no matter which one you choose, you'll love it!

Have fun, beauties!

51. Diorshow Waterproof Backstage Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Waterproof, Thickening, Lengthening & Curving
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
There is no doubt about the glamour this mascara offers, the XXL brush will sweep you off your feet alone! I think this is a really effective mascara, once you get to ...
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50. Revlon Lash Fantasy Total Definition Waterproof Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Waterproof, Thickening & Lengthening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I decided to experiment with this mascara as I wanted to see if just one step would get results. The results showed laziness does not equal lashiness! This mascara ...
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49. Maybelline Intense XXL Volume & Length Waterproof Microfiber Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Lengthening, Waterproof & Volumising
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I found this mascara was equally as effective as the non-waterproof version and created noticeable results. My lashes were visibly longer, nicely separated and looked ...

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48. Bourjois Volume Clubbing Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Volumising & Waterproof
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
Thankfully I don’t need mascara that’s tearproof but if there’s one that is sweat-proof - I’d love to try it! On application this mascara came out very fast and went on ...
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47. Bourjois Pump up the Volume Waterproof Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Volumising & Waterproof
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I was so impressed with the orginal of this mascara, I hoped I wouldn’t be let down by the waterproof version! It wouldn’t be the first time! Fortunately this mascara ...
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46. Maybelline XXL Volume + Length Waterproof Microfiber Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Waterproof, Lengthening & Volumising
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I found this to be an excellent product. I’m a little too lazy to apply two-coats every day but it works almost as well without the primer. The only difference I ...

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45. Maybelline Lash Stylist Waterproof Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Thickening & Waterproof
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I was pleased to find this mascara was even better than the non-waterproof version. The consistency of the formula seemed a little lighter so the comb wasn’t so loaded ...
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44. Rimmel Lash Maxx Waterproof Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Waterproof & Thickening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
After being blown away by the original non-waterproof version of this mascara, I couldn’t wait to find out if Rimmel could deliver a waterproof mascara with the same ...
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43. Rimmel Volume Flash Waterproof Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Volumising, Thickening & Waterproof
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I was interested to see if this product would be as effective as the original as there is usually less results in terms of volume from waterproof mascara. My first ...
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42. Almay One Coat Nourishing Mascara Thickening Waterproof ...

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Type of Mascara: Thickening & Waterproof
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
This mascara applied like a silky dream, evenly covering my lashes and combing them out as it glided through. There was no sign of clumping and it dried so fast, there ...
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41. Bourjois Volume Clubbing Ultra Black Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Waterproof & Volumising
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I had always thought smudged mascara when clubbing was unavoidable, so when I heard Bourjois had developed a special formula for clubbers I couldn’t wait to test it ...
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40. Diorshow Blackout Waterproof Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Waterproof & Volumising
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I couldn’t imagine how this mascara could be any different from any black mascara, I mean black is black – right? Wrong! I discovered whole new depths of darkness with ...
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39. L’Oreal Panoramic Curl Waterproof Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Curling & Waterproof
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I’m a huge fan of this amazing mascara! I think this product is one of very few in the more affordable bracket that can get results like a luxury brand. This mascara is ...
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38. L’Oreal Lash out Waterproof Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Waterproof & Lengthening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I loved the results from this mascara. It was a very smooth, clump free application and each coat dried really quickly. My lashes were separated and visibly longer. I ...
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37. Maybelline Define-a-Lash Waterproof Lengthening Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Waterproof & Lengthening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
This mascara passed with flying colours! It broke boundaries of lash extension and created bucketfuls of definition. The brush allowed for a clean, steady application ...
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36. L’Oreal Lash Architect Waterproof Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Waterproof
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I’m ecstatic to find this mascara! I have tried so many different high street brands and never found a mascara that can match the results of the designer brands…until ...
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35. Maybelline Lash Discovery Mini-Brush Waterproof Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Waterproof & Lengthening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
This mascara is a great addition to the Maybelline line. All those little lashes in the corner won’t ever feel unloved again! Not only did this mascara enable me to get ...
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34. Maybelline Volum’ Express Turbo Boost Waterproof Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Thickening & Waterproof
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
This is a great mascara for adding thickness to your lashes. This waterproof version is less effective than the non-waterproof but still added a whole lot of oomph to ...
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33. Shu Uemura Basic Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Waterproof, Gel
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I simply love this mascara! It feels light, cool and the gel consistency is heavenly. It’s definitely the best option for a hot climate as the gel stays fresh and ...
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32. Maybelline XXL Curl Power Volume + Length Washable Microfiber Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Curling, Volumising & Lengthening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I was pleased to find I got amazing results even without completing the two-step procedure! The base-coat does give added thickening but without bothering I was able to ...

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31. Guerlain Le 2 De Guerlain Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Volumizing, Lengthening & Curling
Overall Rating: Excellent but overpriced!

My Experience:
This mascara makes other products look like child’s-play! I think it’s so well designed and it’s great to finally discover a mascara so dedicated to its job! The large ...
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30. Clinique High Impact Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Volumising, Defining & Lengthening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
In my opinion, this mascara is one of the best on the market. I love the way it glides on my lashes, combing them as it paints each lash with a sheer coat. My eyes look ...
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29. Revlon Lash Fantasy Total Definition Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Thickening & Lengthening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I don’t want to spend too much time applying mascara so the two-step procedure is an instant turn-off for me! However, I gave it a try and I was super-surprised with ...
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28. Bourjois Maxi Frange Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Volumising, Lengthening & Separating
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
Having discovered Bourjois know a thing or two about mascara I was keen to test this one. I’m not a fan of the two-step routines that keeping appearing on the shelves ...
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27. Maybelline Full ‘N Soft Washable Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Thickening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I loved the results I got with this mascara! It sweeped through my lashes leaving them lengthened and thickened, without a single clump or lump! The formula did leave ...
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26. Cover Girl LashBlast Volume Blasting Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Volumising
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I couldn’t wait to try this mascara as my lashes lack the faintest whisper of volume, but after going to work with the massive brush they suddenly screamed of it! The ...
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25. Rimmel Lash Maxx Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Thickening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I have very a very fine sprinkling of lashes so to find a mascara that could create triple the thickness I was all ears…or should I say ‘eyes’! When I realized the ...
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24. Rimmel Volume Flash Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Volumising & Thickening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I have a scantly little sprinkling of lashes so when I came across this mascara I was excited to see what it could do for me. I instantly liked the brush and found it ...
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23. Bourjois Volume Glamour Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Volumising
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
This mascara promises va va voom glamour and for under five dollars – I couldn’t wait to see if it delivered! The first application went on quite evenly, although I ...
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22. Bourjois Yes to Volume, No to Clumps Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Volumising
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
We all hate those moments when applying mascara and lashes stick together so if this product can deliver we may have send an end to them! I found the brush a bit ...
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21. Max Factor Lash Perfection Volume Couture Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Volumising
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I’d heard a lot about this mascara so I couldn’t wait to see what it could do for my lackluster lashes! I immediately fell in love with the rubber bristle brush and ...
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20. Max Factor 2000 Calorie Aqua Lash Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Volumising
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I love gel based mascaras, they feel fresh and cool on application and leave lashes softer. I hate the brittleness of my lashes after using waterproof mascara so I was ...
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19. Maybelline XXL Volume + Length Washable Microfiber Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Volumising & Lengthening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I always test two-step mascaras to check if the first step is really essential and nearly it’s unnecessary. Once again I found the primer wasn’t important and a double ...
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18. Almay One Coat Triple Effect Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Lengthening, Volumising & Thickening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
This mascara sounded like a good all-rounder which is exactly what I look for. The mascara applied smoothly and evenly, coating each lash individually and creating ...
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17. Revlon Fabulash Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Thickening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
Love, love, love it! Amazing mascara for a bargain price! No more credit crunch blues – this is the real thing at a completely affordable price! This mascara took my ...
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16. Maybelline Volum’ Express Turbo Boost Washable Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Thickening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I think this is another great volumising mascara from Maybelline! It applies smooth and clump-free, separating lashes nicely as it coated them. After the first coat ...
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15. Cover Girl New Lashblast Luxe Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Volumising
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I have tried so many Cover Girl mascaras over the years and I have found this to be one of their best yet! The first thing I loved was the different shimmering shades – ...
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14. Cover Girl Queen Collection Volume Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Thickening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I was keen to try out this mascara, wondering if it really was mascara royalty! The packaging was very slick and created an instant good first impression. Once I went ...
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13. Bourjois Pump up the Volume Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Volumising & Thickening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I hoped this mascara really could enhance volume as if not, it would be a waste of a great name! Fortunately I wasn’t disappointed! From the second this mascara touched ...
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12. Yves Saint Laurent Mascara Volume Effet Faux Cils ...

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Type of Mascara: Volumizing Mascara
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
In my opinion this mascara is definitely one of the most effective. However, it only did as much as mascara can do to create false lashes! I don’t think I looked like ...
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11. L’Oreal Volume Shocking Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Volumizing
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
As always, I’m wary of gimmicky, time-consuming products such as ‘2-step mascaras’ but I’d heard good things about this one. The first thing I didn’t like was using a ...
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10. L’Oreal HiP High Drama Volumizing Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Volumizing
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
This mascara really pumps up the volume! I was so impressed with the application process and the stunning results. My lashes were so pronounced that one of my friends ...
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9. L’Oreal Panoramic Curl Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Curling
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I was so excited about this mascara! When I heard its name I was convinced this would be ‘the one’, and I wasn’t disappointed! After a graceful application I could see ...
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8. Bourjois Talons Aiguilles Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Lengthening & Curling
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
Long and curly is what I’m always hoping to achieve with mascara so I hoped this would be the one! The brush is unusual and it did seem to embrace my lashes one by one ...
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7. Rimmel Eye Magnifier Exact Definition Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Defining & Lengthening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I was excited to try this mascara as the results Rimmel describe on the packaging are exactly what I always hope to achieve with mascara but rarely do! The first thing ...
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6. Lancome Definicils Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Defining & Lengthening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I’m always on the look out for a mascara which separates and defines my lashes, so when I saw this product, I was immediately attracted by the name! With the first ...
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5. L’Oreal FeatherLash Curved Brush Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Lengthening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
This is one of my favourite mascaras from L’Oreal. I love the curved brush as it makes it so easy to apply and catches every last little lash! My lashes feel really ...
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4. Maybelline Define-a-Lash Washable Lengthening Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Lengthening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I think this is an excellent product from Maybelline and available at an unbeatable price. I found this mascara glided on my lashes without clumping, leaving them ...
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3. Maybelline Lash Discovery Mini-Brush Washable Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Lengthening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I was skeptical when I saw just how small the brush was – it is minute compared to some of the luxury brands! However, when I went to work on my lashes it was easier ...
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2. Maybelline XXL Extensions XX-treme Length Mircofiber Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Lengthening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
This has got to be Maybelline’s most impactive mascara! It screams of glamour and excess, and could be compared to luxury brand Diorshow mascara. The first coat ...

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1. Lancome L’Extreme Mascara ...

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Type of Mascara: Lengthening
Overall Rating: Excellent

My Experience:
I was amazed to find this mascara did actually extend the length of my lashes! I’m really impressed as I never knew it was possible to create actual length! Lots of ...
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Full list of all Mascaras for Every Budget …

Lancome L’Extreme Mascara
Maybelline XXL Extensions XX-treme Length Mircofiber Mascara
Maybelline Lash Discovery Mini-Brush Washable Mascara
Maybelline Define-A-Lash Washable Lengthening Mascara
L’Oreal FeatherLash Curved Brush Mascara
Lancome Definicils Mascara
Rimmel Eye Magnifier Exact Definition Mascara
Bourjois Talons Aiguilles Mascara
L’Oreal Panoramic Curl Mascara
L’Oreal HiP High Drama Volumizing Mascara
L’Oreal Volume Shocking Mascara
Yves Saint Laurent Mascara Volume Effet Faux Cils
Bourjois Pump Up The Volume Mascara
Cover Girl Queen Collection Volume Mascara
Cover Girl New Lashblast Luxe Mascara
Maybelline Volum’ Express Turbo Boost Washable Mascara
Revlon Fabulash Mascara
Almay One Coat Triple Effect Mascara
Maybelline XXL Volume + Length Washable Microfiber Mascara
Max Factor 2000 Calorie Aqua Lash Mascara
Max Factor Lash Perfection Volume Couture Mascara
Bourjois Yes To Volume, No To Clumps Mascara
Bourjois Volume Glamour Mascara
Rimmel Volume Flash Mascara
Rimmel Lash Maxx Mascara
Cover Girl LashBlast Volume Blasting Mascara
Maybelline Full ‘N Soft Washable Mascara
Bourjois Maxi Frange Mascara
Revlon Lash Fantasy Total Definition Mascara
Clinique High Impact Mascara
Guerlain Le 2 de Guerlain Mascara
Maybelline XXL Curl Power Volume + Length Washable Microfiber Mascara
Shu Uemura Basic Mascara
Maybelline Volum’ Express Turbo Boost Waterproof Mascara
Maybelline Lash Discovery Mini-Brush Waterproof Mascara
L’Oreal Lash Architect Waterproof Mascara
Maybelline Define-A-Lash Waterproof Lengthening Mascara
L’Oreal Lash Out Waterproof Mascara
L’Oreal Panoramic Curl Waterproof Mascara
Diorshow Blackout Waterproof Mascara
Bourjois Volume Clubbing Ultra Black Mascara
Almay One Coat Nourishing Mascara Thickening Waterproof
Rimmel Volume Flash Waterproof Mascara
Rimmel Lash Maxx Waterproof Mascara
Maybelline Lash Stylist Waterproof Mascara
Maybelline XXL Volume + Length Waterproof Microfiber Mascara
Bourjois Pump Up The Volume Waterproof Mascara
Bourjois Volume Clubbing Mascara
Maybelline Intense XXL Volume & Length Waterproof Microfiber Mascara
Revlon Lash Fantasy Total Definition Waterproof Mascara
Diorshow Waterproof Backstage Mascara

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