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THE BEST MASCARA YOU NEED TO ADD TO BAG RN

THE BEST MASCARA YOU NEED TO ADD TO BAG RN

It’s the ultimate bae-sic, the “jeans and a nice top” of your beauty wardrobe, but it’s harder than you’d think to find the best mascara for your buck. We’ve done all the hard work so you don’t have to, and curated an edit of our faves, including waterproof mascara and those that won’t flake, whatever you put them through.

The Best Mascaras for Length and Volume

We’ve pitted the best waterproof mascara against the most volumising options and come out with the best mascara 2018 just in time for you to add-to-bag.

  1. Benefit Mascara – BADgal Bang
  2. Maybelline Mascara – Push Up Drama Waterproof Mascara
  3. L’Oréal Mascara – Double Extension Beauty Tube
  4. Max Factor Mascara – Dark Magic
  5. Rimmel Mascara – Extra 3D Lash
  6. 3ina Mascara – The Transparent Mascara
  7. Bourjois Mascara – Volume Glamour Push Up
  8. Mavala Treatment Waterpoof Blue Mascara
  9. Eyeko Mascara – Sport Waterproof Mascara
  10. Revlon Mascara – Ultimate All-in-One

Best Mascara 2018

  1. BENEFIT MASCARA - BADGAL BANG
    £18.28 Buy now with HQhair

    BENEFIT MASCARA - BADGAL BANG

    One of our absolute faves, this Benefit mascara is a newbie but a goodie.

    We’ve already written a guide to the best Benefit mascaras, but we had to include it here too. Not just there to look fire in your makeup stash photos for the ‘gram, this formulation is killa’ too. It’s the perfect lengthening mascara, and will add a lil love to your lashes.

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    Buy now with free delivery
  2. MAYBELLINE MASCARA - PUSH UP DRAMA WATERPROOF MASCARA
    £5.59 Buy now with HQhair

    MAYBELLINE MASCARA - PUSH UP DRAMA WATERPROOF MASCARA

    We do want drama, and the Maybelline push up waterproof mascara is serving all types of volume. A super dark mascara, this makeup is perf’ for layering up on a night out, and won’t smudge until lights out.

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    Buy now with free delivery
  3. L'ORÉAL PARIS MASCARA - DOUBLE EXTENSION BEAUTY TUBE
    £11.99 Buy now with HQhair

    L'ORÉAL PARIS MASCARA - DOUBLE EXTENSION BEAUTY TUBE

    Got a lil spare time in the morning? Then this two step L’Oréal mascara will be right up your street. Yeah, as it’s a double ended mascara this will take you a bit longer to apply – we recommend waiting for your first layer to dry rather than rushing straight into the next one – but the payoff is incredible and this volumising mascara will do wonders for length.

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    Buy now with free delivery
  4. MAX FACTOR MASCARA - DARK MAGIC
    £11.99 Buy now with HQhair

    MAX FACTOR MASCARA - DARK MAGIC

    This clump-free option is the best volumising mascara you can get for under £12 – can we get a hell yeah? Featuring a specially shaped brush, this one will work through every lash to apply product and ensure there’s a full and even coverage from roots to tip.

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    Buy now with free delivery
  5. RIMMEL MASCARA - EXTRA 3D LASH
    £4.99 Buy now with HQhair

    RIMMEL MASCARA - EXTRA 3D LASH

    As far as best lengthening mascaras go, the Extra 3D Lash Mascara from Rimmel will make sure you’re adding length and definition from the root right through to the tip of the lash. Totally clump-free, this traditionally shaped brush will help to ensure you’ve got every lash covered.

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    Buy now with free delivery
  6. 3INA MASCARA - THE TRANSPARENT MASCARA
    £8.50 Buy now with HQhair

    3INA MASCARA - THE TRANSPARENT MASCARA

    On the hunt for a clear mascara? Then 3INA have got you covered. The best clear mascara for deeply conditioning your lashes while making them look fire, this 3INA mascara is perfectly for achieving a glossy look in one swipe of a mascara wand.

    Shop all 3INA.

    Read our blog post on the best 3INA products.

    Buy now with free delivery
  7. BOURJOIS MASCARA - VOLUME GLAMOUR PUSH UP
    £8.99 Buy now with HQhair

    BOURJOIS MASCARA - VOLUME GLAMOUR PUSH UP

    Using wide bristles, the Volume Glamour Push Up Mascara is the best volumising mascara for anyone with sparse lashes. Focusing on adding highly pigmented product across all lashes, this wand will add curl, even without eyelash curlers.

    Shop all Bourjois.

    Buy now with free delivery
  8. MAVALA MASCARA - BLUE
    £11.00 Buy now with HQhair

    MAVALA MASCARA - BLUE

    Thinking of shying away from black mascara? We salute you. And this might just be the best blue mascara on the market.

    We love this Mavala product as it works as a deeply nourishing treatment to condition lashes, leaving them supple and and soft. As a blue mascara, its colour payoff leaves you with a trend-led look, that works perfectly with bright eyeshadows or a quick sweep of bronzer as an eyeshadow.

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    Buy now with free delivery
  9. EYEKO MASCARA - SPORT WATERPROOF MASCARA
    £19.00 Buy now with HQhair

    EYEKO MASCARA - SPORT WATERPROOF MASCARA

    Another great one to add to your makeup collection, this is the best waterproof mascara if you’re heading to the gym or the beach and want to keep your long lashes lookin’ sassy all day.

    Featuring an innovative tubing technology, Eyeko mascara focuses on a 360 degree coating of the lashes, which will help minimise stress on the eye area when taking your makeup off at the end of the day. A waterproof mascara that isn’t hard to get off? Yep, dreams really do come true.

    Shop all Eyeko.

    Plus, we’ve featured this in our guide to the best sweat-proof makeup

    Buy now with free delivery
  10. REVLON MASCARA - ULTIMATE ALL-IN-ONE
    £9.99 Buy now with HQhair

    REVLON MASCARA - ULTIMATE ALL-IN-ONE

    A budget-friendly “I’m skint but I need new” option is this hella volumising Revlon mascara. We love this as it’s the perf’ all-rounder and its mini brush works just as well on lower lashes as it does on the ones on your upper lashline.

    Shop all Revlon.

    Buy now with free delivery

Found the best mascara for your collection?

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Plus, read out guide to the best waterpoof mascara



Rebecca

Rebecca

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