Mascara is one of those beauty items that most just can’t live without and one of the six items you want with you on a deserted island. Mascara can make or break your whole look and it’s best when not clumpy or smudgy. While we all have a favorite mascara or maybe a couple of brands we go back and forth between, these six mascaras can all be bought in the local drugstore for less than $10 and are equal to, if not better than, the more expensive brands. Based on consumer reviews, these six mascaras are the way to go for those enviable long and clump-free lashes.
1. Maybelline Great Lash Mascara
Tops with reviewers on Amazon.com from woman and men, this mascara not just lengthens lashes but also thickens them without clumping. It comes in different colors like Very Black, Brownish-Black and Violet and in a waterproof formula.
2. Covergirl Clump Crusher Mascara
A top scorer for an everyday mascara on Ulta.com, this mascara is great for achieving overall length and volume free of clumps and smudges.
3. Rimmel ScandalEyes Rockin Curves Mascara
Reviewers give this mascara two thumbs up for the curved wand that helps reach those tricky lashes. The formula lengthens without clumping and gives lashes a whole new sexy dimension.
4. Maybelline Full ‘N Soft Mascara
Most reviewers love the way this mascara glides on evenly and defines and separates lashes.
5. e.l.f. Lash and Brow Mascara
If you aren’t in need of color but just a boost of volume, reviewers rave about this two-sided wand that’s mascara for lash and brows. Reviewers love that it gives a natural look without clumping and plenty of length and volume.
6. Physicians Formula Organic Wear 100% Natural Origin Mascara
If you’re after an organic and natural mascara, this is the one for you. Reviewers gave it five stars for being great for sensitive eyes, eco-friendly and cruelty-free and great for thickening and lengthening.