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5 Best Mascaras You Can Find in a Drugstore

5 Best Mascaras You Can Find in a Drugstore by Kellie Olver

Mascara is important. You have seen a good mascara open tiny eyes into wide expressive eyes and make you look years younger. And there are plenty to choose from. There are lengthening mascaras, mascara's to fill in thinning or bald spots, mascaras that thicken, mascaras that add fibers and many, many more. It can be a bit confusing. To add insult to injury, mascaras can be sooo expensive! Department store and boutique brands of mascara can run as high as $24.00. Even more. Looking good does not have to be expensive. In fact, top quality mascara finds can be had if you know where to look and what to look for. Enter Drugstore Mascara. Read on and know the 5 best Mascaras you can find in a drugstore.

L’Oréal Paris Double Extend Beauty Tubes Lash Extension Effect Mascara - Image from lorealparisusa.com

1. L’Oréal Paris Double Extend Beauty Tubes Lash Extension Effect Mascara. This 2point beauty product not just adds body to your lashes but also extra length. Use the first tip for the base coat and the second for deep rich black color. Though thick and clingy the mascara easily washes away with just water. No need to use makeup remover and avoid itchy eyes! This mascara is world renowned Film and TV make-up artist, Brenda Torre, #1 recommendation for everyday use. Ms. Torre said hands down, this L'oréal product will give the user easy to achieve great results. Drugstore price ranges between $8.99 to 10.99. 2. Jordana Best Lash Extreme Volumizing Mascara. At less than $4 in most drugstores, this is one of the best makeup buys out there! Adds volume, body and a deep rich shine, you can keep it in your clutch and touch up easily, not that you will need to. Stays on for a long time and, like the product above, can be easily washed with just plain water.

Avon Mega Effects Mascara - Image from avon.com

3. Avon Mega Effects Mascara. Now, if you want a nice lift added to your lashes, this is the product you need. Check out the shape of the brush! Very cool and a smart upgrade to the traditional mascara brush we are used you. The brush bristles are of varying length which ensures that root to tip is reached. The natural curve in the products gives your lashes the gentle lift I mention. The uniquely shaped bristles also ensure that each lash is coated with the glossy formula and gently lifted. This gem is less than $9.00 and is worth every penny. 4. Maybelline The Colossal Volum’ Express Washable Mascara. The most sought-after Mascara at Walmart. Most ladies do not just buy one. It is extremely easy to apply, stays on longer and better than wearing false eye lashes (falsies). Retails between $5 to $6, be sure to get at least 2 as they sell out quickly and take a while to be restocked. Maybelline mascara is also recommended by professional TV make-up artists. In fact, many of the make-up artists I worked with while a host at HSN used this mascara on my lashes before going on air. Drugstore prices range from $4.53 to $5.99.

Almay One Coat Extreme Length Mascara - Image from almay.com

5. Almay One Coat Extreme Length Mascara. If you have sufficient volume and the decent start of a sexy eye lash curve, then all you need is to poof it up with volume. Almay Coat Extreme just does that! This drugstore beauty product should be aptly named a supplement as it is a delicate mix of nutrients and vitamins. Packed with B, C and E vitamins, all of which is designed to help strengthen hair strands and increase hair growth. One could say it can also be used to encourage hair growth in some bald areas. At $7 USD, it is one of the best drugstore mascara finds today. In conclusion, drugstore mascara is an absolute must have. The 5 mascaras I list above really do the trick and can turn every day lashes into beautiful sexy thick long eye lashes. You just need time and patience in finding one product that will give you the holy triad of what you are looking for. You have the product to do the job now all you need is a little practice to get the look you want. The great thing about these mascaras is that they don't cost much and, although I don't recommend sharing eye products, if you are not getting the exact look you want, you can easily pass them on to a girlfriend once you have cleaned the brush. Remember, beauty and mascara does not have to come at a steep price! And your drugstore mascara is your solution for both. Til Next Time, Kellie Growing Younger Everyday

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