You don’t have to spend a bundle on beauty products to get results. Check out our favorite drugstore mascaras and let us know your faves.
Best waterproof mascara
Maybelline Volum’ Express the Falsies Waterproof Mascara ($7.49) — This mascara has a curved brush and kera-fiber formula that delivers 8x more volume without clumps or smudges. Your lashes will look so thick, people might think they are false. It’s contact lens safe, waterproof and long lasting.
Best volumizing mascara
Revlon Lash Fantasy Total Definition Mascara ($8.99) — If you want thick, volumunous lashes that are fanned out, don’t miss this mascara. It doesn’t irritate your eyes, smudge or flake.
Best lengthening mascara
L’Oreal Lash Out Mascara ($8.48) — This mascara dries quickly and lasts all day without flaking. It builds, separates and lengthens lashes to amazing lengths.
Best one-coat mascara
Rimmel London Lycra Lash Extender Mascara ($7.49) — This mascara doesn’t flake or clump, and it’s easy to reach every tiny lash. It lengthens, darkens and thickens your lashes in just one coat. For a dramatic look for evening, add two.
Best overall mascara
Cover Girl LashBlast Mascara ($7.24) — LashBlast comes in a variety of formulas: Volume Blasting, Lengthening, Luxe and the newest: LashBlast Fusion. We’re fans of them all, but our favorite is LashBlast Luxe (in the pink tube). This mascara delivers long, lush, beautiful, bold, dark lashes.