The Best Mascaras to Try Out This Spring

The Best Mascaras to Try Out This Spring

The Best Mascaras to Try Out This Spring

Lift up your lashes with these fresh picks.

Lift up your lashes with these fresh picks.

Text: Siena Ballotta Garman

As the sun peeks out and spring cleaning season arrives, it might be time for an overhaul of your makeup collection. You know the mascara that's mostly dried out and sitting in a tube on your counter? Now is the perfect time to choose something fresh. These options range from designer to drug store, and all of them are a great way to show your lashes some love.


The world is your runway with this lash-extending mascara ($29.50) used backstage at fashion shows by world-class makeup artists. The wax texture makes for buildable volume, so you can choose to level up your look or keep your lashes low-key.

thrive causemetics Liquid Lash Extensions Mascara

An innovative formula that strengthens and lengthens lashes makes this high-tech mascara ($24) one of the most highly awarded on the market. Plant stem cell technology supports lash health, and no makeup remover is needed – this mascara lifts easily off with just a washcloth and warm water.

Maybelline Total Temptation Waterproof Mascara

Embrace the tropical feel of this creamy mascara ($10.49) enriched with coconut oil. Bold volume resists water and lasts all day out in the sun.

Covergirl Lash Blast Clump Crusher

This all-in-one lash primer and mascara ($7.89) saves time in your beauty routine. The thickening, lengthening, and volumizing formula gets it all done so you can get out the door – or back into bed with your laptop; we won't judge.

L'Oreal Lash Paradise

It's all in the name: this smooth, feathery mascara ($9.99) takes your lashes to paradise in a single coat. The wavy bristle brush never misses a lash, so dramatic flair is guaranteed.

Rimmel ScandalEyes Retroglam Mascara

Accentuate your lashes with some 60's glam with a voluptuous retro mascara ($4.12). An hourglass brush plumps and fans lashes for a glamorous finish that stays clump-free.

Lancome IDÔLE Mascara

Give your lashes a lift with this volumizing mascara ($26) featuring a curved brush with 360 micro bristles. The gel formula avoids that dreaded crusty feeling of hours-old mascara, ensuring that your lashes will stay soft all day long.

Urban Decay Lash Freak Volumizing and Lengthening Mascara

Prepare to bat your lashes with this dramatic mascara ($25) that is sure to give you doe eyes. The asymmetrical brush is designed for maximum lift, and the budding tip separates lashes to avoid clumping.

Too Faced Better Than Sex Waterproof Mascara

The much-loved Too Faced Better Than Sex mascara is available in this waterproof formula ($26) for volumizing perfection that separates each lash. The quirky bottle design has the appearance of water droplets clinging to the tube, and it's a perfect purchase for fantasizing about future beach vacations.

Gucci Mascara L'Obscur

Buildable mascara with signature Gucci packaging  ($35) allows for a customizable look – understated, grunge, glamorous – you name it. The flexible brush can be positioned horizontally or vertically to catch the small lashes or fan the larger ones out.

e.l.f. Volumizing and Defining Mascara

A drugstore standby ($3) at a low price point is perfect for natural-looking, everyday lashes. Subtle lift and volume pairs well with everything and never goes out of style. Those seeking the ever-popular "no makeup" makeup need look no further.

Credits: Photos courtesy of brands


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