The Best Mascaras
Maybelline New York Lash Sensational Mascara
Use the short, comblike bristles on one side to reach the roots and the innermost lashes. Catch the tips and the outer corners with the opposite side, which has long, fanned-out bristles. "No lash left behind—ever!" said a tester.
To buy: $7, walmart.com.
Featured May 2015
Benefit Roller Lash Mascara
Inspired by the design of hair rollers, the wand has tiny hooks that grip and lift lashes as you pull it through. And the waxes in the formula help keep the lashes in place. "It's almost as good as my curler," said a tester.
To buy: $24, sephora.com.
Almay One Coat Thickening Mascara
The conical brush wraps a viscous formula packed with nourishing ingredients, like aloe and vitamin B5, around every hair, creating a full, fluttery look that works for day or evening.
To buy: $9, amazon.com.
CoverGirl Full Lash Bloom Mascara
Made with natural beeswax, this mousselike mascara darkens and defines without weighing down. "I like how soft my lashes were even after multiple coats," said a tester.
To buy: $7, amazon.com.