Every cosmetics company says their mascara will give you the longest, fullest lashes. But let's be honest: Not all mascaras can be the best.
It's hard to know which mascaras will give you endless volume and which will give you clumpy, flaky lashes. So who can you trust when it comes to mascara recommendations? Beauty influencers. These people have made their careers out of makeup and have tried most mascaras under the sun. We asked them to share their favorite mascaras to help you narrow down the best of the best.
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Charlotte Tilbury Full Fat Lashes
With a fun and down-to-earth approach, Karissa Pukas attracts fans all over the world. Fans subscribe to Karissa's social media for holistic lifestyle tips and plant-based recipes, as well as tips from her beauty program. Pukas said her favorite mascara is Charlotte Tilbury Full Fat Lashes. "Its volume-building formula is divine - it easily gives fluttery, doe-like lashes," she said.
Korean-Canadian influencer Stephanie Ahn is well versed in giving beauty recommendations. She consistently shares beauty and fashion suggestions on her popular platforms Instagram and YouTube. "My absolute, holy grail mascara is L'Oreal Telescopic," she said. "I've been using it for over 10 years and it has never let me down! If you want volume and length in your lashes, this is the mascara you need!"
KKW Beauty Mascara
Having a passion for all things beautiful, Victor Ramos found his calling as a makeup influencer. His androgynous approach to makeup and fashion has earned him a devoted following on his Instagram account. Through this platform, he unapologetically expresses his personality and influences his followers to be themselves. Ramos' favorite mascara is KKW Beauty Mascara. "It really lengthens and thickens my lashes," he explained.
Enjoy the BADGAL BANG! Volumizing Mascara
Hemali Mistry is an Indian Canadian content creator who specializes in beauty. She attracts many loyal followers on her Instagram account, ready.to.glow. Mistry confesses that she cannot live without mascara, one of her go-to products. "I feel like throwing on some mascara always gives your face an instant lift and makes you look more awake. I especially love mascara because applying false lashes can be such a pain." One of Mistry's favourites is Benefit BADgal BANG. She explained: "It gives the perfect length and volume, basically making it look like you're wearing false. I always get compliments on my lashes when I wear it."
Pat McGrath FetishEyes
Monica Veloz, better known as MonicaStyleMuse for her huge following on Instagram, is a beauty content creator from Brooklyn. She also has a large YouTube following where she shows off her Afro Latina roots and encourages her fans to be their authentic selves. Of Veloz' favourite, FetishEyes' Pat McGrath, she said: "It makes my lashes look super long and I never have to worry about clumpy lashes!"
Also a fan of Pat McGrath FetishEyes Mascara is Nyma Tang, who uses it to blend in her false lashes. Tang is an Instagram influencer who uses her platform to promote beauty inclusivity. She also has a YouTube channel that reaches over 1 million followers. Just as important as mascara is finding a product she trusts to get all her makeup off. "As a girl who wears makeup very often and loves full coverage, it's so important for me to take my makeup off properly at night," Tang explained, "I usually go in with a cleansing oil. Then, to really take off my eye makeup, like mascara and foundation and even lash glue, I use Lancôme Bi-Facil Double-Action Eye Remover. It gets rid of everything and I've been using it for over 3 years!"