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13 Best Drugstore And High End Mascaras That Will Give You The Most Luscious Lashes Ever

They say that the eyes are the windows to the soul. If that's true, then obviously you're gonna need some nice curtains - the curtains being your lashes.

Now, some of us are blessed with big, bold and beautiful lashes. While some of us well, aren't. We all have different needs and here we've found the best mascaras to target exactly what you want in a mascara. Whether it's length, definition, volume, or all of the above, there's a mascara for that. We've also found some budget-friendly mascaras as well as some for the days you're feeling boujee and you wanna splurge a little.

Here are 13 of the best drugstore and high-end mascaras to give you the best lashes of your life! 

What type of mascara are you looking for?


If you have teeny tiny short lashes.


If you have full lashes that need some definition.


If you have sparse lashes.

All Of The Above

If your teeny-tiny stick straight sparse lashes need all the help they can get.

Click "Next" for lengthening mascaras.

Lengthening Mascaras

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Superhero Mascara // IT Cosmetics

Price: $32

For super long lashes and zero clumps, this IT Cosmetics mascara really is IT. They even call it "skincare" for your lashes because of its formula containing biotin and proteins that help strengthen lashes.


It's A Long Story Mascara // Arbonne

Price: $39

This magical mascara not only gives you thick, long lashes, but it also conditions your lashes with pea and bamboo extract that makes the naturally stronger and longer. It's also safe to use on lash extensions.

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Full Fat Lashes Mascara // Charlotte Tilbury

Price: $29

Charlotte Tilbury's Full Fat Lashes Mascara is definitely one of my all-time favourites. It will make my teeny tiny little stick straight lashes longer and fuller. It also doesn't clump or flake.

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Telescopic Mascara // L'Oreal

Price: $11

L'Oreal's Telescopic Mascara has been around for ages and it's still one of the beauty community's favourites. The fine bristles define each and every one of the lashes to create super long "telescopic" lashes.

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Defining Mascaras

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Voluminous Carbon Black Mascara // L'Oreal

Price: $10

If you already have beautiful thick lashes and need a mascara that will define your luscious lashes, this one will do you justice. A classic and has been around forever for good reason!

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Roller Lash Curling & Lifting Mascara // Benefit 

Price: $31

The superfine bristles on this Benefit mascara are great for separating lashes, while the Hook n' Roll technology helps lift the lashes giving them a sexy, wide-eyed effect. And how can you not love the adorable design of the handle?

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Voluminous Million Lashes Mascara // L'Oreal

Price: $12

L'Oreal's Million Lashes Mascara is perfect for separating and defining your lashes so they look beautiful and full. Beauty gurus swear by this bad boy.

Click "Next" for volumizing mascaras.

Volumizing Mascaras

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The Falsies Volum' Express Mascara // Maybelline

Price: $8

With a very thick and very black formula, this mascara will give you the fullest, most voluminous lashes ever. We recommend getting the waterproof edition for better curl holding power.

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Diorshow Pump 'N' Volume Mascara // Dior

Price: $37

A mascara with a squeeze tube? Yup, you heard me right. This innovative mascara has a squeeze tube as a base so that you can get the most product with every pump and really slap on the mascara.

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Lash Blast Volume Waterproof Mascara // Cover Girl

Price: $7

Big, bold lashes that hold curl like no other. Cover Girl's Lash Blast mascara is a tried and true product that the beauty community will forever love.

Click "Next" for the lengthening, separating and volumizing trifecta mascaras.

Lengthening, Separating and Volumizing Mascara

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Voluminous Lash Paradise // L'Oreal 

Price: $10

The hourglass shape of the brush really hugs the lashes and gives them a beautiful curl and lift. It even catches the very ends of the lashes to make sure that they are looking nice and long - perfect for batting your lashes. The best part, it's so affordable.

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Perversion Mascara // Urban Decay

Price: $27

Urban Decay's Perversion is probably one of the most overlooked eye makeup items that UD offers. When applied with Subversion, they're lash primer, this mascara combo is absolutely deadly, giving your lashes the fullest, thickest, longest and blackest look ever.

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Grandiôse Extreme Wide-Angle Extreme Volume Mascara // Lancôme

Price: $36

This bad boy is one of my holy grail splurge mascaras because it will literally make you look like you spend at least $200 on a full set of Russian volume lash extensions. This mascara with give you glamorously long and voluminous lashes that will stay curled all day long.

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