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9 Mascaras That Are Actually Good For Your Lashes

#1: Lancome Grandiose Waterproof Mascara, $50
Best for: Short, stumpy lashes Lash care ingredient: Rose-cell extract so that lashes remain soft and supple. Our review: This has a liquidy formula that coats lashes easily and doesn’t feel clumpy. It has less wax so it doesn’t flake even with 3 coats. Available at Lancome counters and stores. #2: Urban Decay Trouble Maker Mascara, $38
Best for: Scant, short lashes Lash care ingredients: Vitamin E and panthenol Our review: Silica and ultra-light fibers boost volume weightlessly while vitamin E and panthenol nourish and condition every strand to boost growth. It glides onto lashes and gives them instant oomph that lasts all day without flaking or smudging too. Available at Urban Decay counters and stores. #3: Perricone MD No Mascara Mascara, $52
Best for: Droopy, sparse lashes Lash care ingredients: Neuropeptides and biotin Our review: Gives lashes natural-looking definition with one coat and the advanced formula is clinically proven to make lashes look fuller and more lifted with a curl that holds all day. Available from #4: Eyeko Black Magic Lash Boost, $40
Best for: Thin, stumpy lashes Lash care ingredients: Pro-vitamin B5 and blackberry extract Our review: The brush applicator coats lashes effortlessly and the formula even has tiny extensions made of plant fibres for instant lengthening. The lash care ingredients condition lashes to make them fuller in time. Available at Sephora. #5: It Cosmetics Hello Lashes 5-in-1 Mascara, $42
Best for: Weak lashes that break easily Lash care ingredients: Beeswax and jojoba oil Our review: Coats lashes with intense colour pigments but also leaves them feeling nourished and conditioned. After two weeks of use, it lessened breakage when we rubbed our eyes. #6: Tarte Gifted Amazonian Clay Smart Mascara (Limited Edition), $33
Best for: Sparse, short lashes Lash care ingredients: Amazonian clay and vitamin C Our review: Give lashes instant fullness thanks to the slightly thicker consistency of the formula. However, lashes remain soft and fluttery all day. Available at Sephora. #7: The Balm What’s Your Type? Tall, Dark and Handsome mascara, $37.90
Best for: Dry, brittle lashes Lash care ingredients: Panthenol, olive wax and rice extracts Our review: Clump-free and fuller, this mascara transforms lashes instantly while its lash-loving formula nourishes and softens lashes making each strand stronger and thicker. Available at Sephora. #8: Peter Thomas Roth Lashes To Die For The Mascara, $51
Best for: Brittle, breakable lashes Lash care ingredients: Macadamia nut oil, vitamin B5 and bamboo extract Our review: The lash nourishing and softening ingredients made lashes feel soft and hydrated so they’re more resilient. The formula also makes lashes look naturally long and defined. Available at Sephora. #9: Nudestix Mascara Lash & Grow, $37
Best for: Scanty lashes Lash care ingredient: Peptides Our review: This smudge-free, flexible coat mascara is souped up with peptides, an ingredient mostly used in anti-ageing skincare to rebuild and regenerate skin. On lashes, it reportedly boosts growth so that it’s longer and more fluttery. Available at Sephora. This story first appeared on  Like this? Check out the anti-aging cream you need for younger-looking skin, Irene Kim’s makeup artist’s beauty secrets and the beauty products you need to acheieve that no makeup makeup look.