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I'm a sucker for drugstore beauty products. Give me something cheap that does the job of a product three times its price just as well, and I'll be forever loyal.
But hark! If you're in the market for a new, affordable mascara, you can push all your worries about quality aside — because Maybelline's Volum' Express The Falsies mascara is one drugstore product that truly comes THROUGH, with a price tag just under $6.
It's a customer favorite on Amazon, with over 1,100 positive reviews, and umm, I'm sorry, what?! What is this witchcraft.
I mean, this before and after:
Did we mention it's under $6? It's under $6. Your former mascara could never.
It's also ophthalmologist-tested and safe for people who wear contact lenses — plus, it appears to be a great choice for those prone to eye irritation as well.
You, wearing your new mascara:
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