The Best Mascara For You

Jill Devine
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I don’t know about you, but I have not found that one mascara that I love.  If you have found your perfect mascara, I am envious of you!  I have given up on finding the “right one”, so I end up buying whichever mascara I have a coupon for.  I REALLY want to find the best mascara for me, especially for my upcoming wedding.

I stumbled across an article on yahoo.com that listed Elle Magazine’s go-to mascaras.  I am wondering if you have tried any that are listed.  Check out the list:

ELLE editors weigh in on their go-to mascaras for volume, drama, and length. See which ones they can’t live without.

*Benefit Bad Gal Lash; $19; macys.com

“This gives mega-long, mega-thick lashes that don’t look clumpy.”

—April Long, Executive Beauty Editor.

*Blinc Mascara; $26; dermastore.com

“I have super fine lashes that fall out at the slightest touch. Blinc mascara doesn’t clump or smear, and rinses away so easily at the end of the day.”

—Emily Dougherty, Beauty Director.

*Diorshow Mascara; $25; sephora.com

“This is everyone’s favorite for a reason. It goes on smooth, doesn’t flake, or clump, and lasts forever.”

—Krista Soriano, ELLE.com Articles Editor.

*Dolce & Gabbana Secret Eyes Mascara; $29; saksfifthavenue.com

“While other formulas separate my long sparse lashes into severe spikes, Dolce & Gabbana Secret Eyes defines and densifies each individual lash. My current tube is practically gone, but I still comb out the little bit left with my dry wand.”

—Julie Schott, Assistant Beauty Editor.

*Urban Decay Lush Lash Mascara; $20; sephora.com

“This mascara not only lengthens and defines, but the growth-serum infused formula has made my lashes noticeably longer and fuller. Talk about a win-win.”

—Janna Johnson O’Toole, Senior Beauty Editor.

*Eyeko Curvy Brush Mascara; $19; nordstrom.com

“This mascara is like false lashes in a tube—no glue required!”

—Krista Soriano, ELLE.com Articles Editor.

*Pixi Large Lash Mascara; $18; target.com

“This mascara gives me mega-volume without flaking and getting all over my face. I love layering a few coats of it on for a dramatic yet natural everyday look.”

—Taylor Barringer, ELLE.com Beauty Editor.

*Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes! Mascara; $19; sephora.com

“This is my go-to daytime mascara. It’s really light, doesn’t get too heavy or sticky and makes my lashes look long and separated.”

—Lauren Levinson, ELLE.com Fashion News Editor.

*Benefit They’re Real! Mascara; $23; bloomingdales.com

“I’ve talked to complete strangers about how fabulous this mascara is. It really delivers on the idea of making lashes so lush, black, and long.”

—Leah Melby, ELLE.com Market Editor.

*Hourglass Film Noir Mascara; $28; sephora.com

“When I want to really amp it up, I layer a couple of coats of this mascara on. It’s blacker than black, doesn’t flake, and seperates my lashes all while making them longer and more voluminous.”

—Taylor Barringer, ELLE.com Beauty Editor

*Kevyn Aucoin The Volume Mascara; $25; neimanmarcus.com

“This mascara adds major drama! It literally coats your lashes for added volume and LOTS of length. The wand is small but packs major power!”

—Lauren Levinson, ELLE.com Fashion News Editor.

*Maybelline The Colossal Volume Express Mascara; $6.40; amazon.com

“I’ve tried EVERY mascara under the sun and this is the one that gives me the most volume. I have length (yeah yeah, no complaints!) but am in dire need of volume. This works wonders—and you can buy a tube for every purse!”

—Amina Akhtar, ELLE.com Executive Editor.

*Urban Decay Cannonball Mascara; $20; macys.com

“The ultimate waterproof mascara. It’s soft and buildable, and doesn’t make your lashes crispy like other waterproof formulas. Plus it DOES NOT BUDGE.”

—April Long, Executive Beauty Editor.

*L’Oreal Telescopic Shocking Extensions Mascara; $9.95; drugstore.com

“This gives my lashes just the right amount of oomph without ever flaking or smudging throughout the day.”

—Janna Johnson O’Toole, Senior Beauty Editor.

What do you think of the above list?

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