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These mascaras will have your lashes looking larger than life at a fraction of the price! (Op-Ed)

Now I don’t know about you, but for me, mascara is like the final touch to my makeup routine. It gives my look a finishing touch and it gives it an edge. Since I have been blessed with long lashes I turn to mascara instead of lash extensions, but that doesn’t mean that girls who have short lashes can’t do the same as there is an array of mascara out there that will have you looking fabulous at the fraction of the price, as we all know lash extensions can be just as and most of the time more pricey as the mascara.

I’ve been wearing makeup since I was a senior in middle school; so, I’ve familiarized myself with a ton of mascaras, but there were only a few that I absolutely fell in love with and never stopped buying. These are my top 3: Too Faced: Better Than Sex Mascara, M.A.C: Macstack Mascara, and L’Oreal Paris Voluminous Extra Volume Collagen Mascara.

I’ll start with my first choice, Too Faced: Better Than Sex Mascara, this bad boy might as well be better than sex because honey, this mascara will give your eyelashes an extensive amount of volume with little to no clumping! First, the presentation is very gorgeous and feminine, it’s pink with the name elegantly etched on its surface. This mascara is extremely popular on the market as it has made Harper’s Bazar’s “The 23 Best Mascaras of All Time” list, along with MAC’s Macstack Mascara, and it has a rating of 4.3/5. It is also pretty affordable as it typically ranges from $14 to $29.

My second choice is M.A.C: Macstack Mascara, and the second I applied it, I was instantly captivated by the fact that it was just as good as the mascara previously mentioned. The presentation is cool and funky as it is black, with a mirror-ball-like structure at the top posterior to a black cap-like structure above it. A lot of mascaras that I’ve used required a lot of stroking to get just the right amount of volume I wanted, but with this product all it took was one or two strokes and my lashes were already larger than life, so much so that it looked as if I had false lashes. This customer favorite earned itself a spot on Harper’s Bazar’s “The 23 Best Mascaras of All Time” list, and it is rated 4.5/5! This beautifier is slightly a bit pricey as it ranges from $16 to $32, but you can opt for a cheaper price on Amazon and the actual MAC Cosmetics website ($16 to $17).

Last but not least is L’Oreal Paris Voluminous Extra Volume Collagen Mascara, and just the look of this mascara screams volume as the brush appeared to be the thickest out of the three, and it was sealed in a simple miniature-vase-designed mascara bottle. This mascara reminded me a lot of the former two as it instantly gave me enormous amounts of volume. Now, I know what you’re probably thinking, “You have long lashes Liz why should we listen to you?” don’t just take it from me girls this mascara is also my best friend’s favorite, and she sports a set of gorgeous shorter lashes just like some of you! This bad boy can lengthen everyone’s lashes!

This product is highly rated as it has up to 4.5/5 ratings in a lot of stores, and it is the cheapest mascara out of the three as it starts at as little as 7 dollars! The price ranges from 7-26, and there are even cheaper listings on eBay.

Be sure to check out these gorgeous and affordable mascaras ladies!


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