In summers, it’s so hard to get ready, especially if you’re a girl. The time before going to a party is so stressful because you have to take an hour (or more) out to do your makeup, so you can look and feel your best.
With that comes the added struggle to manage not to melt your makeup in the heat. For that reason, what most other girls and I prefer, is to do as minimal makeup as possible, all the while making ourselves look presentable.
For that, we use the best mascara out there to save ourselves from spending too much time on doing eye makeup. The impact a good mascara can have is astonishing, ladies! Mascara makeup is all that us women are about this year.
They add all the oomph in the world to your faces and really help in bringing out your eyes, even if your eyes are small. They also make your eye color prominent, making them look great in photos. So if you’re looking to invest in a mascara that can work like magic, look no further.
Here’s a list of the best mascaras of 2020 that all girls swear by:
Editor Notes: This article was first written on May 28, 2018. Now we have updated this article with the latest information about Best Mascaras 2020. All Mascaras that are mentioned in the list, used by Minza Haque. You can find her on Instagram.
1. L’Oreal Paris Voluminous Original Mascara, Carbon Black, 0.26 Fluid Ounce
This mascara spells out diva and is a lifesaver for women who are busy and can’t afford to keep doing their makeup. It’s smudge-proof and stays on for 24 hours!
- First things first, it’s waterproof! Meaning it’ll stay on even throughout a pool date or beach party.
- The formula is made in a way to thicken and lengthen your lashes up to 4 times than normal.
- The pigment is black-brown, hence really blending in with the lash color.
- You’ll simultaneously have to invest in a waterproof makeup remover if you want to remove this mascara quickly.
- Gives a dramatic lash look, not suitable for everyday wear.
2. Best 3D Fiber Lash Mascara by Simply Naked Beauty
Now, who doesn’t want their eyelashes to be seen from a mile away? This is the best mascara for short lashes, and a single stroke can make all the difference because of its 3D enhancing ability!
- The mascara wand is made in a way to separate each lash, giving maximum volume, as if you’re wearing false lashes.
- It’s waterproof, smudge-proof and nonclumping, making it ultimately long-lasting.
- It’s animal cruelty-free, made of natural, organic products and is hypoallergenic.
- Gives a very bold and massive effect – only suitable when you want to go all out with your makeup. Not suitable for everyday wear
3. theBalm Mad Lash Mascara, 0.27 oz.
This is the best mascara for sensitive eyes due to the lack of chemicals uses in its formula, all the while not compromising on its quality and magic! A great pick for the ladies!
- Great for everyday wear, be it to university or work. Gives a natural look and is very light on the lashes, so you can barely feel it on your lashes.
- It’s water-resistant, smudge-proof, talc-free, paraben-free and cruelty-free. Can use it guilt free!
- The wand is shaped in a way to lift, separate and cover each lash with pigment, all the while not overdoing it!
- Only available in a black pigmented version.
4. It’s So BIG Volumizing Mascara (Black) by Elizabeth Mott
This mascara makes your eyes the best part about your face; it volumizes the lashes giving them an extraordinary look and thickening them out, so you can look flawless even if you choose not to do the rest of your makeup.
- This mascara can be used on lash extensions – light on the lashes and won’t hold them down or damage them.
- This brush defines, lifts, and separates lashes for maximum volume.
- Smudge-proof and sweat-proof mascara that’s perfect for hot, summery days.
- Has a water-based formula, so won’t damage your lashes after use.
- This mascara is not waterproof, so you’ll have to be careful while rubbing your eyes, washing your face and going to the beach with this mascara on.
5. Maybelline Makeup Full ‘N Soft Washable Mascara
This isn’t just mascara, but a saviour for your lashes. It has Vitamin E in its formula, helping your lashes look full and healthy, with or without mascara on them! A win-win, in my opinion.
- The formula contains Vitamin E, making your lashes soft and smooth after each wear. Won’t damage the lashes.
- Suitable to wear with lenses.
- Gives maximum volume, making your lashes look longer and fuller.
- Can easily be removed, hence no lashes will be lost in the process!
- Not suitable for day to day wear.
6. 3D Fiber Lash Mascara with Growth Enhancing Serum by Simply Naked Beauty
One of the best mascaras for volume, due to its prime ingredient – castor oil! It gives it the nourishment that it needs all the while doing its best at thickening the lashes.
- This mascara is the king of all mascaras, as it has castor oil, which helps in growing lash length.
- Gives a suspenseful lash effect, with maximum length – definitely the best mascara for length!
- Waterproof and smudge-free – so you can do whatever you want when you’re wearing it!
- Bring on the sexy!
- Would seem a bit overboard if you wore it to a casual outing.
7. L’Oréal Paris Double Extend Beauty Tubes Lengthening Mascara
This mascara’s wand is specially made to add extra oomph to your lashes, and the primer that comes with it ensures the length! Definitely the best mascara for length.
- Comes with a primer, to help prepare your lashes for the pigment, so it stays on longer, all the while nourishing and caring for your lashes.
- Gives an 80% more lengthening look to your lashes, adding the wow factor.
- Recommended for people with sensitive eyes and those who wear contact lenses.
- 2 step mascara – takes a bit longer to apply in comparison to other mascaras.
- Not waterproof.
8. Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara
Girls just use mascaras for lash volume and skip the part of using a lash curler, but fear no more; you won’t have to hurt your eyes by using one anymore, because this formula curls your lashes for you!
- Hourglass-shaped brush for voluptuous volume, making it the best volumizing mascara out there.
- Consists of film-forming polymer, which helps curl the lashes and keep them like that until you wash it off.
- One coat is enough to see a difference – lengthens and curls.
- Since it’s a high-end mascara, it costs a bit more than the other mascaras.
- Not waterproof.
9. 3D Fiber Lash Mascara
You don’t know what you’re about to encounter in your day, so this mascaras got you covered, be it a trip to the pool or rainy day, if you have the best waterproof mascara on, you don’t have to worry!
- Long-lasting mascara – will keep your lashes looking fresh and neat all day long.
- Gives a sensual look, with incredible length and volume, hence the 4D false lash effect.s
- Comes off easily – use warm water or makeup cleaners.
- Cannot be worn on a daily basis.
- May damage lashes if worn too much.
10. L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Million Lashes Mascara
Now some girls naturally are blessed with long lashes and overdoing them is a big no! But who doesn’t want to add a bit of pizzazz? For those lucky girls, L’oreal’s got your back. This is the best mascara for long lashes, so you can look your best yet not tacky.
- Collagen infused mascara formula – adding increased definition and volume to your lashes, all the while preventing damage.
- The wand is easy to use and smoothly distributes the pigment on each lash.
- Clump free and smudge-free mascara – making you look your best!
- Only available in black pigment.
Hopefully, with this article, you’ll be able to shortlist which mascara is your type and suits your needs.
BUT if you still haven’t been able to pick one, then no worries, here’s an idea – buy two (or maybe more)! After all, they are the best mascaras out there, and a girl can truly never have enough!
Sooner or later, you’ll be stepping out of the house with nothing but mascara on your face – that’s how amazing, and impactful the effects are!