When you’re looking for a new
budget mascara, you really want to know what someone like a makeup artist or beauty editor thinks. Chances are, they’ve tried every one under the sun and can tell you which worked best.
Christmas has come early this year beauties, because a bunch of makeup artists and editors have told
Allure what their go-to drugstore mascaras are. And they’re ALL under $25!
A Reddit user posted the incredible effects of this cheap mascara
What is tubing mascara?
Check out their top budget-friendly picks (plus our makeup editor’s) here…
Rimmel London Lash Accelerator Endless Mascara ($17.95)
Celebrity makeup artist, Molly R. Stern swears by this drugstore mascara. “
The Rimmel London Lash Accelerator Mascara never lets me down,” Molly says. “I love the synthetic brush and how it paints every lash. And the wear is awesome, too. It comes in black and extra black, so it’s great for a clean or smoky eye look.” COVERGIRL LashBlast Volume Blasting Mascara ($18.95)
This mascara is
Allure beauty editor, Lexi Novak’s favourite. “I’ve loved the COVERGIRL LashBlast Volume Mascara since it launched because it’s always reliable for easy, clump-free volume,” Lexi says. “I don’t have to wiggle it a certain way or wait until it dires out just enough for it to be perfect – it’s good from first swipe to last.” essence i love extreme crazy volume mascara ($5.75)
Allure digital editor, Elizabeth Denton recommends this mascara. “The essence i love extreme crazy volume mascara makes my eyelashes huge and somehow lasts most of the day without flaking off,” she says. Revlon Ultimate All-In-One Mascara ($23.95)
Celebrity makeup artist, Vincent Oquendo loves the
Revlon All-In-One Mascara. “I love this mascara because it creates feathered, never clumpy lashes. It’s also buildable, so you can go lighter or fuller depending on your mood,” he says. Maybelline New York Lash Sensational Mascara ($21.95)
my go-to drugstore mascara because it takes my lashes to unbelievable lengths and never clumps. It is also Allure digital wellness editor, Hayley MacMillen’s favourite. “I’ve tried a handful of expensive mascaras, but I always come back to Maybelline New York Lash Sensational, “ Hayley says. “The wand seems to have more bristles than average, and its curved shape pushes my lashes up and out for a fan effect. It looks polished even when I apply it on the train.” essence lash princess false lash effect mascara ($6.75)
This mascara is
beautyheaven makeup editor Sophie’s budget pick. “My favourite mascara under $25 is the essence lash princess false lash effect mascara,” bh’s Sophie says. “It’s only $7 and it performs just as well as many high end mascaras that I’ve tried!”
Have you tried any of these mascaras? What is your favourite budget mascara?