Save, spend, splurge: my current favourite mascaras

I own a lot of mascaras, far too many but I promise that I do use them all! I wanted to tell you about my current favourite mascaras and it just so happens that there is one for each and every budget – yay!

These mascaras are all fantastic and are the ones that I reach for day after day after day. They are all long-lasting, ridiculously pigmented and are a breeze to remove at the end of the day.

Lets start with a really affordable option: the Catrice Glam & Doll Sculpt & Volume Mascara (R80) is out of this world! I mean, I was a fan of the Glam & Doll False Lashes but this is even better if you can believe it. It separates the lashes beautifully and gives an amazing defined look while still leaving the lashes looking fluttery. There is zero clumping and thanks to the super fine bristles, I find it perfect for the lower lashes as well.

Next up is the L’Oreal Volume Million Lashes Mascara Feline (R199,95), I received this a few months ago and I have been obsessed with it since then. Like the Catrice Glam & Doll, this gives a gorgeous fanned out look to your lashes. The brush is slightly curved so it’s really easy to use and coats the lashes in a super black pigment. I have found that this mascara transfers slightly on my lower lashes so I stick to using it on my top lashes.

Last but most certainly not least is the Lancôme Grandiose Mascara (R455). I was trying to decide whether to buy the Grandiose or the Hypnose and in all honestly, the reason Grandiose won is because of it’s amazing packaging. How gorgeous is that rose on the wand? Now I must admit, the swan-neck wand does take some getting used to, but when you get the knack of it, oh my! It really does help to coat every single lash with ease. The wand is slightly smaller than most other mascaras I own but I find that this helps me to be more precise and is also allows it to perform great things on the lower lashes. It may be more expensive than the others but I am so happy to have the Lancôme Grandiose Mascara in my collection.

Have you used any of these mascaras? What did you think of them?

I’ve got my eye on the Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Lash Extending mascara next, anyone tried it?

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4 Comments

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    Dawn Pensack
    June 6, 2017 at 12:14 pm

    This is so helpful! It’s tough to find a good one so this blog was much appreciated- thankss!

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    Asha
    June 6, 2017 at 1:03 pm

    I use the Maybelline the Falsies one and I love it xx

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    Darlene Dee
    June 7, 2017 at 8:49 pm

    I’m obsessed with Benefit’s mascara! I semi-splurge since I usually only do mascara and lips. 🙃

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    Inez
    June 8, 2017 at 5:45 pm

    I’m obsessed with mascara, too! I love Lancome Grandiose. Definitely on the top of my faves list. 💕 Also, Urban Decay Perversion.

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