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    15 Mascaras On Amazon That Already Have Hundreds Of 5-Star Reviews

    A top-rated mascara at every price point.

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    1. Maybelline Lash Sensational Waterproof Mascara for dark, voluminous lashes that won't smudge or flake throughout the day.

    a reviewer with mascara on

    Promising review: "I naturally have eyelashes that go straight down. There is absolutely no curl to them whatsoever (the complete opposite actually) and I feel like eyelash curlers have also been a culprit to my lash loss. This mascara is exactly what I was looking for. I have lost a lot of volume in my lashes over the years because I was using really intense mascaras that would not come off without having to scrub hard and lose a lot of hair in the process. This mascara stays on ALL day and as you can see, makes a huge difference in how full my lashes look. It removes easily with makeup wipes and does not flake throughout the day. I will say, it begins to flake after about an 11-hour wear and that's when I remove it. (In the photo, I used about three coats. Also, it does not dry immediately (this does not mean it is messy) which is good because you can build the product without discomfort.)" –Sergio Garcia

    Get it from Amazon for $6.78 (available in six colors).

    2. Covergirl Lash Blast Volume Mascara to give your lashes loads of definition without loads of clumps.

    Reviewer Photo: The Covergirl mascara

    Promising review: "I have spent an ungodly amount of money over the years trying to find my holy-grail mascara and this it. It beats out Dior, Bad Gal Bang, Lash Paradise, Better Than Sex, Buxom, Tarte Lights Camera Lashes, etc. I've tried them all! This is buildable with zero clumping, smudging, or transfer—at all, even after a really intense workout. Most importantly for me, is the fact it keeps my lashes curled all day long. You can see in the pic (above) that the mascara really extends my lashes up and out (it has a nice fan effect which I love, too) and they stay that high all day. You can't go wrong with this price point so if you're on the fence, just buy it!" –BLOOP

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99 (available in five colors)

    3. Essence Lash Princess False Lash Effect Mascara so you can enjoy seemingly false lengths without any of the damage often associated with faux lashes.

    Reviewer Photo: Before and After with the Essence Mascara

    Promising review: "My lashes are so fair and thin that it's hard for me to find a mascara that will give me such great volume. This mascara is so good! It was easy and was a flawless result for an affordable price. I 100% would recommend." –Emily Creek

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    4. Urban Decay Perversion Volumizing Mascara that is applauded for its separating and defining abilities — not to mention the fact that, since it's made with proteins and amino acids, it can actually help to stimulate lash growth.


    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this mascara. I have tried MANY others without success. I discovered this about eight years ago and won't use anything else. I'm blessed with long lashes but they are sparse. This makes them VOLUMINOUS! One coat will do you but for a more dramatic effect, you can layer it on. It doesn't clump or smudge and lasts all day. One tube goes a long way." –Kimberly S.

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    5. L’Oreal Paris Makeup Voluminous Original Volume Building Mascara to maximize your lashes by up to five times. Talk about looking thick!

    Reviewer Photo: The L'Oreal Paris mascara in action

    Promising review: "I’ve literally been searching for a great mascara for all my life lol!! This is the real deal. I even tried the one that called ‘Better Than Sex’—the waterproof one—and I lost half of my eyelashes... so this one has it all! Doesn’t smudge, super easy to wash off, and my eyelashes look so good with it." –M.Bar

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99 (available in seven colors).

    6. Vivienne Sabó Paris Classic French Mascara Cabaret Premiere that's applauded for it's one-coat-wondrous results., Amazon

    Promising review: "My eyelashes are long, after a day of wearing mascara I usually get eyelash imprints just below my eyebrows but I don't with this mascara. This photo was taken after wearing it for about 10 hours and doing a deep clean on my house—my hands feel wrecked but my eye lashes are on point. I was using Benefit mascara before this but am now in a masters program so budgeting is real, this mascara works wonderfully and is easy to wash off as well—which is a big plus for me, I really don't like busting out all my potions just to get my mascara off. It comes off with simple soap and water. Yup. I recommend this product. I am skeptical at heart and am a reader of reviews, so I get IT. I trusted others' reviews when I bought this mascara but can now say I will be a repeat purchaser of this product. (I am not being paid to say any of this by the way)." –Ali

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95 (available in two colors)

    7. Benefit Bad Gal Bang! Mascara to dramatically volumize your lashes without making it difficult to rinse them clean.

    The Benefit Cosmetics Bad Gal Bang Mascara

    Promising review: "This is a cult classic for me. It's very lightweight and just a little gives a noticeable effect. You can layer on for more drama without clumping. I have dark lashes—but they are thinner and shorter with age—and do not want to deal with heavy layers for everyday wear. This mascara is perfect for an effortless natural look and easy removal." –Kristin Brusuelas

    Get it from Amazon for $26.

    8. Maybelline New York Makeup Great Lash Washable Mascara for folks looking for a no-nonsense, simple mascara that's withstood the test of time thanks to its clump-free, lash-extending nature.

    Reviewer Photo: The Great Lashes Mascara in action

    Promising review: "I’ve tried many diff mascaras and this is still a staple in my makeup bag." –Lindsay Annette

    Get it from Amazon for $4.19 (available in three colors).

    9. Honest Beauty Extreme Length Mascara + Lash Primer so you can prime your lashes for the longest-lasting wear., Amazon

    Promising review: "THIS IS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING. I love this product and will be brand loyal to this one!! It lasts ALL DAY and gives my very flat lashes sooo much volume. Before finding this product I would curl my lashes and put on two coats of mascara. Now I don’t even curl my lashes! I just apply the primer and mascara and it lasts all day long with so much volume! I can’t believe this is a natural product!! I have made the switch to natural/organic makeup and have not been able to find a really good one that doesn’t smudge onto my face throughout the day or just simply does not define lashes very well. Needless to say, this is the best one I have ever used even before making the switch to natural/organic. You will not regret this purchase!" –James Brock

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    10. Wet 'n' Wild Mega Length Mascara to create the long, fluttery lashes of your dreams.


    Promising review: "This is my new favorite mascara, I am the queen of cheap makeup and this is a must-have if you're like me! It lengthens and separates for longer-looking lashes. It's easily removed with makeup wipes as well. I will say it doesn't make the lashes look thicker/clumpy, but nicely separates the lashes and makes them look longer. You won't look like you have falsies on if that's what you're going for." –Lorie

    Get it from Amazon for $2.51.

    11. Maybelline Lash Sensational Sky High Waterproof Mascara for up-to-there lashes that won't fall flat if it rains or you cry or sweat.


    Promising review: "Love at first stroke! Wow! I've always loved Maybelline mascara and this is no different. I love the length and the wear of the formula. Great mascara. Easy to remove as well." –Christine Buccolo

    Get it from Amazon for $8.98 (available in four colors).

    12. ILIA Limitless Lash Mascara that touts a clean formula that delivers swoon-worthy results.


    Promising review: "Based on the mascara/wand/results, I am very, very happy with this mascara! I’ve been slowly swapping out makeup and other household items that are full of chemicals and crap for more natural products. I had been reading that a lot of reviews saying the natural makeup brands don’t give the drastic results of your mainstream makeup companies, so I am very, very happy with my results with Ilia’s Limitless Lash Mascara! All in all, I absolutely love it so far. I’m so glad that I chose to give this natural makeup brand a try for my new mascara. Frankly, I don’t know if I’ll even give other brands a try since I am so happy with the results of this. This is my new go-to mascara. Love, love, love it!!!" –L. Hova

    Get it from Amazon for $28.

    13. Buxom Lash Volumizing Mascara to lengthen, define, and lift lashes for a voluminous flutter that lasts all day long.

    Reviewer Photo: The Buxom mascara in action

    Promising review: "This is the best mascara! I have very long eyelashes naturally so its hard to find a mascara that doesn’t give them a 'spider' look but this mascara evenly separates my lashes and gives them a nice natural look!" –Hailey

    Get it from Amazon for $22.

    14. Neutrogena Healthy Lengths Mascara for Stronger, Longer Lashes that delivers natural-looking lashes free of clumps and smudges.

    Reviewer Photo: The Neutrogena mascara in on a woman's eyelashes

    Promising review: "I bought this mascara because it’s supposed to be good for people with sensitive skin. First and foremost, this mascara is awesome for long-looking lashes! One of the best I’ve ever tried. Secondly, I’ve been using it for about a week and haven’t had any skin reaction or irritation from it after taking it off. Great mascara!" –Christine B.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.49 (available in three colors).

    15. Revlon So Fierce Mascara for folks searching for ultra-dark, smudge-proof lashes.

    a reviewer with long black lashes

    Promising review: "This is an unbelievably great mascara for length and definition. PROS: This mascara has effectively replaced my go-to mascaras that are about three times the price. It creates length and definition with zero clumps. The wand is light and the formula adheres to the lash quickly. You only need one coat. Since I started wearing this mascara, I’m constantly getting asked if I have fake lashes. CONS: My only complaint is the formula does take a minute or so to dry and in that time can transfer to your eyelid. Just make sure you have a cotton ball on hand to dab away any transfer." –Ms. Katie

    Get it from Amazon for $6.26 (available in three shades).

    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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