10 Of The Best Mascaras Under $20 On The Market Today

If I had to live with just one item of makeup, without any hesitation I would pick mascara. There are plenty of mascaras that are currently available in the market and picking the right one that'll suit your liking can be a bit hard. And beacause of that - today I thought I'd share to you all 10 of the very best mascaras - from the ones with subtle, daytime formulas to those that promise doll-like wide eyes and impressively thick and curly lashes.

Tarte Lights, Camera, Splashes Waterproof Mascara ($20.00) - A waterproof lengthening, curling, volumizing, and conditioning mascara. Tarte's four-in-one waterproof mascara gives you the bombshell lashes you love, and it's guaranteed to stay put through rain, sweat, or tears. Infused with Skinvigorating™ ingredients that soothe, and soften, it adds dramatic height to lashes.

Eyeko Lengthening Skinny Brush Mascara ($19.00) - A conditioning mascara that adds dramatic length. This Eyeko Lengthening Skinny Brush Mascara delivers instant lengthening effects with long-term lash care. Treat your eyelashes like you treat your hair with this moisturizing formula with pro-vitamin B, natural oils, and waxes to prevent breakage and promote growth. The intense, glossy black color glides smoothly onto lashes in a single stroke for a flawless finish that doesn't smudge, crumble, or flake.

L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Miss Manga Mascara ($7.99) - L'Oreal Paris introduces new Voluminous Miss Manga mascara featuring the 360 flexor brush to build bold volume with high intensity from top to bottom. For the first time, L'Oreal Paris creates a flexible brush with a unique conical shape to catch those hard to reach lashes with an incredibly even application. The Mega Impact Formula instantly builds oversized volume for 15X lash volume in a flash. Top lashes are amplified and bottom lashes maximized for the ultimate wide-eyed Manga Look.

Benefit Cosmetics BADgal Waterproof Mascara ($19.00) - A waterproof black mascara. Benefit BADgal Waterproof Mascara has a smudge-proof, tear-proof, and long-wearing formula combined with a custom brush that spirals around the stem to lift, curl, and separate every lash. Get ready for lashes with a little more oomph and a lot more drama.

Revlon Grow Luscious Lash Potion Mascara ($7.19) - A waterproof black mascara with strengthening proteins, amino acids and essential vitamins, revitalizes lashes. The Illusionist Wand drenches lashes for dramatic volume and combs through lashes for clump free length.

Clinique High Impact Mascara ($16.50) - A richly pigmented mascara that kicks up the volume of each individual lash. Get instant drama! Pump up the volume and length of each lash for a look that's lusher, plusher, and bolder. Dress your lashes in pure, deep color wear it once and you'll feel naked without it.

Maybelline Volum' Express The Rocket Waterproof Mascara ($$7.77) - Explosive Volume in Rocket Time! Now, the most explosive, beautiful lashes ever 3 6X Bigger, smoother 6 Supersonic brush fast glide formula Explosive volume in rocket time! 6X bigger, smoother. Now, the most explosive, beautiful lashes ever! Maybelline New York Volum Express The Rocket Waterproof Mascara has a patented Supersonic Brush with micro bristles that loads on big, sleek volume instantly. The fast-glide formula keeps lashes smooth. Zero clumps!

Urban Decay Supercurl Curling Mascara ($20.00) - A sculpting, curling, long-wearing mascara. In addition to holding curl all day, this mascara boasts incredible conditioning ingredients in its formula. Packed with glycoprotein for lash thickening, Moringa seeds to help with curl definition, and Meadowfoam seed oil and Shea Butter for moisturizing and smoothing, lashes get an extra nourishing boost with just one swipe.

Benefit Cosmetics They're Real! Mascara (mini) ($10.00) - A jet-black mascara that lengthens, curls, volumizes, lifts, and separates lashes for a spectacular "out-to-here" look. This breakthrough bestseller reveals lashes you never knew you had! The specially designed brush features staggered bristles that grab close to the root, boosting length and volume beyond belief.

Tarte Amazonian Clay Smart Mascara ($20.00) - A reparative and volumizing mascara infused with Amazonian clay. This mascara delivers a 406 percent increase in lash volume and offers long-term reparative, rebuilding, and strengthening benefits with each swipe, giving you instant results and better lash health.

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  1. Nice post. Have a great day.

  2. cute photo ;-)

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  3. Great picks! Clinique High Impact is one of my all-time faves :)



  4. I am a Revlon girl when it comes to mascara :)

  5. nice picks!
    thanks for sharing <3


  6. nice post! i love mascara (:


  7. I can't believe how much more expensive certain brands are in Europe! :-(


  8. Thank you for this great post. Mascara is also my makeup staple. Have a great week!

    Jasmine x
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  9. Wow great post!! This is an essential list for every woman! ;)

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  10. great post!

  11. Great post. I too would always pick mascara if I'd had to live with only one decorative make up product. I am definitely going to check these out.

    Alex - Funky Jungle

  12. Love the colors of eye makeup!

  13. Que post maravilhoso adorei


  14. Thanks for compiling! Must try these out <3


  15. Fabulous roundup! I already have a few of these on my list to try :)

  16. Mascara is definitely something I couldn't live without! My favorite is Hypnose drama by Lancome. Great selection Miss!

  17. I love mascaras! thanks for sharing this post... I have a new post you might want to visit sometime... ;) or do you mind following each other via Gfc or any other social medias? let me know if you just like.

    Cassie Thriftier