The Five Best Mascaras

Mascara is to the beauty world what heels are to the fashion industry: the majestics of the realm. Both can instantly transform your look while also making you feel feminine and beautiful. So, for the heels of the beauty world, we’ve put together the five best mascaras we think will have you feeling even more beautiful, too.

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Too Faced Better Than Sex ($23)
Ditch your false lashes because we’ve found something better: a mascara that can imitate false lashes minus the hustle and bustle. Its hourglass-shaped brush will evenly separate and coat your lashes while creating just the right volume, darkness, fullness, and drama that even the queens of false lashes would envy.
Optimized-Tarte Tarteist Lash Paint ($23)
Tarte Tarteist Lash Paint ($23)
This little genie in a bottle must have magic in this tube, as the brush grabs and lifts your lashes, allowing them to have length and curl with ease. Meanwhile, its formula gives a glossy, saturated finish that looks like it was painted on by the pros, but hey, it can be our little secret!
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MALLY Instant Impact Mascara ($15)
Despite possibly being the least-known bottle on this list, this mascara is equally noteworthy as the others. MALLY has created the perfect mascara for those barely there makeup no-makeup days. Its brush holds just enough formula to condition and coat your lashes a beautiful carbon black yet keeps each individual lash natural and striking. So here’s to having fabulous lashes without feeling like you’re wearing mascara. A beauty lover’s dream, is it not?
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Benefit Cosmetics They’re Real! Lengthening & Volumizing Mascara ($24)
A cult classic for a reason! Long lashes, short lashes — you name it — this Benefit Cosmetics’ mascara has you covered. Its unique technique allows you to use its bristles in a horizontal motion to grab close to the root of your lashes to add volume, and the custom-domed tip also lets you use the brush in a vertical manner to reach and define even the tiniest of lashes. A simple but nevertheless elegant and natural look; it’s no wonder why this one makes the list.
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Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes 4-in-1 Mascara ($21)
Yes, another Tarte favorite! Though this one for a short while received criticism for its unfavorable packaging, the 4-in-1 mascara does exactly what it says: lengthens, curls, volumizes, and conditions. You’ll certainly want to wear this hidden treasure on a night out to remember because it will undoubtedly live up to its name.
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