eye makeup The Best Drugstore Mascaras  

Ashley Reign
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While you may love a trip to Sephora as much as the next makeup junkie, there's nothing like being on top of the best affordable products. As you may well know, there are lots of drugstore mascaras that are great for everything from lengthening to adding volume, but which are the best at getting the job done? Here you'll find a list of some of the best drugstore mascaras on the market as well as brief descriptions about certain ones that may become your new go-to.

From tried and true classics to newer formulas with cool little brushes that do all sorts of fun tricks, these top drugstore lash enhancers promise to help your eyes live up to their full potential. Best of all, most of them are a fraction of the price you'd pay for high-end mascaras, so you can pick them up for the price of a latte or two. 

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L'Oreal Paris Lash Paradise

L'Oreal Paris Lash Paradis... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Drugstore Mascaras
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Want to get the same effect as Too Faced's Better Than Sex mascara at your local drugstore? Check out the $8.50 Lash Paradise for the same full effect with none of the clumping. 

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Essence Lash Princess False Lash Effect Mascara

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If you want to rock false lashes without actually applying false lashes, give Lash Princess a go. It's only $4.99 and has developed a bit of a cult following. Tons of mascaras claim to enhance your lash volume but this one actually does the trick in a super noticeable way.

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L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Original Mascara

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A longtime favorite of women everywhere, L'Oreal's Original Voluminous mascara is a $5 trustworthy classic that will always leave your lashes looking full and beautiful without smudging or clumping.

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Maybelline New York The Falsies Volum' Express Waterproof Mascara

Maybelline New York The Falsie... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Drugstore Mascaras
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The $5 Falsies is one of a few mascaras that will give you the appearance of false lashes without the hassle of applying them. Don't be fooled by the tiny brush either, it's firm bristles act like a tiny comb that will leave you clump free.