By: Susannah Jaffer
Mascara: A go-to beauty staple so many of us swear by. And rightly so – why should we leave the house with anything less than fabulous-looking peepers? But we know it’s not easy to find the right formula and brush for your eyelashes.
Thankfully, the last few months have seen some fantastic new formulas land on our desk, and they’ve gotten us beauty editors all a-flutter.
So, if you’re not satisfied with the length, volume, definition or curl you’re currently getting, here are five new tubes of black magic that we think could end your search for the perfect wand.
For That False Lash Look
What: Benefit They’re Real Mascara (now in new shades!), $42
Why: This bestselling mascara made history. Now, it’s available in two new shades: a fun pop of blue and a soft brown. The revolutionary domed brush and volumizing formula are sure to get people asking questions (and your confidence level soaring).
For Serious Volume
What: Clinique Chubby Lash Fattening Mascara, $30
Why: If you’re looking for a dramatically thicker look to your lashes, Clinique’s new Chubby Lash Fattening Mascara will add some serious body and volume with its oversized brush.
For Definition and Precision
What: Dior Diorshow Designer Mascara, $53
Why: This mascara uses the latest microfibre technology to lengthen and define lashes in a single swipe. The cone-shaped brush head allows you to coat your lashes with colour from every angle with ease.
For That Doll-Eyed Appeal
What: L’Oreal Paris False Lash Miss Manga Mascara, $22.90
Why: Have you ever envied a cartoon character’s impossible lashes? No need to be embarrassed, we’ve all done it. The new False Lash Miss Manga Mascara is just right for achieving that doll-eyed look. $22.90
For Skyscraper Length
What: MAC Upward Lash Mascara, $38
Why: With its ultra black formula, this new mascara takes volume, length and curl to new heights – ideal for a night out on the town.
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