9 Mascaras That Give You Healthier Eyelashes

by Melissa Chew
LIFESTYLE  |  November 29, 2017
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    1 / 10 Lash-loving mascaras

    Who doesn’t love mascaras that give wimpy lashes an instant boost of length, volume, definition and curl with each swipe?

    (Also Read: 6 Tips To Make Applying Mascara Super Easy)

    We are all for those cosmetic effects, but if a mascara has added benefits that make them good for your lashes too, so much the better. We picked out the formulas that boost lash growth, protect and strengthen those precious hairs, and even hydrate and keep them healthy and shiny.

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    A version of this story originally appeared on www.herworldplus.com.

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  • Lancome Grandiôse Waterproof Mascara, $50
    2 / 10 Lancome Grandiôse Waterproof Mascara, $50

    Best for: Short, stumpy lashes

    Lash care ingredient: Rose-cell extract so that lashes remain soft and supple.

    Our review: This has a liquidy formula that coats lashes easily and doesn’t feel clumpy. It has less wax so it doesn’t flake even with 3 coats. Available at Lancome counters and stores.

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  • Urban Decay Trouble Maker Mascara, $38
    3 / 10 Urban Decay Trouble Maker Mascara, $38

    Best for: Scant, short lashes

    Lash care ingredients: Vitamin E and panthenol

    Our review: Silica and ultra-light fibers boost volume weightlessly while vitamin E and panthenol nourish and condition every strand to boost growth. It glides onto lashes and gives them instant oomph that lasts all day without flaking or smudging too. Available at Urban Decay counters and stores.

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  • Perricone MD No Mascara Mascara, $52
    4 / 10 Perricone MD No Mascara Mascara, $52

    Best for: Droopy, sparse lashes

    Lash care ingredients: Neuropeptides and biotin

    Our review: Gives lashes natural-looking definition with one coat and the advanced formula is clinically proven to make lashes look fuller and more lifted with a curl that holds all day. Available from www.8apothecary.com.

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  • Eyeko Black Magic Lash Boost, $40
    5 / 10 Eyeko Black Magic Lash Boost, $40

    Best for: Thin, stumpy lashes

    Lash care ingredients: Pro-vitamin B5 and blackberry extract

    Our review: The brush applicator coats lashes effortlessly and the formula even has tiny extensions made of plant fibres for instant lengthening. The lash care ingredients condition lashes to make them fuller in time. Available at Sephora.

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  • It Cosmetics Hello Lashes 5-in-1 Mascara, $42
    6 / 10 It Cosmetics Hello Lashes 5-in-1 Mascara, $42

    Best for: Weak lashes that break easily

    Lash care ingredients: Beeswax and jojoba oil

    Our review: Coats lashes with intense colour pigments but also leaves them feeling nourished and conditioned. After two weeks of use, it lessened breakage when we rubbed our eyes.

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  • Tarte Gifted™ Amazonian Clay Smart Mascara (Limited Edition), $33
    7 / 10 Tarte Gifted™ Amazonian Clay Smart Mascara (Limited Edition), $33

    Best for: Sparse, short lashes

    Lash care ingredients: Amazonian clay and vitamin C

    Our review: Give lashes instant fullness thanks to the slightly thicker consistency of the formula. However, lashes remain soft and fluttery all day. Available at Sephora.

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  • The Balm What’s Your Type? Tall, Dark and Handsome mascara, $37.90
    8 / 10 The Balm What’s Your Type? Tall, Dark and Handsome mascara, $37.90

    Best for: Dry, brittle lashes

    Lash care ingredients: Panthenol, olive wax and rice extracts

    Our review: Clump-free and fuller, this mascara transforms lashes instantly while its lash-loving formula nourishes and softens lashes making each strand stronger and thicker. Available at Sephora.

    (Also Read: 6 Micellar Waters That Remove Even Waterproof Makeup Super Gently)

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  • Peter Thomas Roth Lashes To Die For The Mascara, $51
    9 / 10 Peter Thomas Roth Lashes To Die For The Mascara, $51

    Best for: Brittle, breakable lashes

    Lash care ingredients: Macadamia nut oil, vitamin B5 and bamboo extract

    Our review: The lash nourishing and softening ingredients made lashes feel soft and hydrated so they’re more resilient. The formula also makes lashes look naturally long and defined. Available at Sephora.

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  • Nudestix Mascara Lash & Grow, $37
    10 / 10 Nudestix Mascara Lash & Grow, $37

    Best for: Scanty lashes

    Lash care ingredient: Peptides

    Our review: This smudge-free, flexible coat mascara is souped up with peptides, an ingredient mostly used in anti-ageing skincare to rebuild and regenerate skin. On lashes, it reportedly boosts growth so that it’s longer and more fluttery. Available at Sephora.

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