There’s no denying it: the perfect mascara is near to impossible to find, especially when you can never say no to trying a brand new formula. There’s an endless array of them out there, so we’ve gathered the best new mascaras for all of your lash needs, whether it’s mega volume, super-long wear or precise definition. Get lashes for days with the best new mascaras available right now.
Long Wear: Urban Decay Trouble Maker Mascara ($30)
Not that we support sleeping with makeup on, but UD’s Trouble Maker Mascara promises to last until the next morning. When would one care about their mascara the morning after? Well, maybe for the Uber ride home after a hot and steamy night. Yup, Urban Decay says their latest mascara is actually sex-proof. Not only is the formula super-long lasting, but the custom brush has little hooks that grab lashes to pull the product through, giving you the look of more lashes. And that’s always a good thing.
Volume: Dior Pump ‘N’ Volume Mascara ($37)
What makes the perfect the volumizing mascara? It’s all about the brush and the formula, and Dior’s Pump ‘N’ Volume Mascara delivers on both fronts, while also giving the oft-overlooked tube an upgrade. Packed inside a flexible tube, simply squeeze the end to pump the high-density formula up to the brush for a smooth and generous application to every lash. A fully loaded brush can often mean clumps, but the spiky brush ensures you get smooth, yet super-thick lashes.
Bambi Lashes: Sephora Collection LashCraft Big Volume Mascara ($18)
For a thick and bold effect, LashCraft Big Volume Mascara evenly coats lashes with a saturated black formula enriched with jojoba oil which allows you to smoothly build intensity. What makes this mascara a go-to is its custom curved brush that delivers major volume and definition at the same time. Often, one coat as all you need, as the brush seriously coats and thickens, almost giving the effect of wearing falsies (no joke!).
Lengthening: Essence Volume Stylist 18h Lash Extension Mascara ($5)
Get the extension effect without breaking the bank with Essence Volume Stylist 18h Lash Extension Mascara. The special diamond-shaped wand is designed to coat every single lash with a fibre-lengthening formula to create a Twiggy-esque eye look. No lash — even the little ones in the corners — is left behind with this mascara.
Long Wear + Volume: Lancôme Monsieur Big Mascara, $31
Lancôme’s latest, Monsieur Big Mascara, promises 12 times the volume and 24 hours(!) of smudge-free wear — just about everything we want in a mascara. The extra-big brush has wavy fibres that deliver the perfect amount of product every time, while the soft, creamy formula lets you build as many coats as you want (without drying in between). The result is big, super-fanned out lashes that doesn’t flake or smudge throughout the day.
Definition: Annabelle Skinny Mascara ($10)
Designed with a 2.5mm-diameter high-precision brush, Annabelle Skinny Mascara grabs and separates even the shortest lashes to create the perfect fanned out look. Lower lashes can be tricky, but the super thin brush makes it easy for foolproof, mess-free application.