Mascara is an incomparable beauty must-have. It can literally make or break your look. Sometimes you really do get what you pay for. While there are plenty of acceptable less expensive mascaras, we have found a few that live up to their price tag. And we all know when it comes to beauty, spending a little more can make a world of difference! From nutrient and vitamin enriched formulas to long wearing stay power, these luxurious mascaras go beyond just their famous brand name to create lashes that are truly spectacular.
Trish McEvoy Lash Curling Mascara, $30 - Summer's most versatile mascara. Perfect for days at the beach, outdoor adventures or even working out, this mascara tubes your lashes with its water-resistant formula, sliding off with warm water and preventing the dreaded raccoon eye.
M.A.C. Haute and Naughty Mascara, $18 - Combines two wands in one amazing mascara. Unscrew the pink wand for lavishly long lashes for every day. For something more dramatic, just open the purple wand for intensely thick lashes.
Laura Mercier Full-Blown Volume Lash Building Mascara, $24 - The thin brush wiggles its way to the base of your lashes, separating from the roots to create a seriously volumized look. Additionally, the nutrient-rich formula conditions lashes during wear.
Nars Larger Than Life Lengthening and Volumizing Mascaras, $25 - Heavy duty wear without the lash compromising water-proof formula, both the lengthening and volumizing mascaras are the same vitamin enriched formula but make different impacts with two amazing wands. The lengthening wand combs the formula from root to tip, extending your lashes. The volumizing wand buffs the formula into the lashes and separates them to create lushes lashes.
Christian Dior Diorshow Backstage Mascara, $24.50 - This mascara has an extra-large brush that is slightly curved to enhance both curling and volumizing capabilities. One coat of this stellar formula will give you amazing volumized and curled lashes. Since it's easy to layer, an additional coat or two will give you the perfect lashes for a smoldering nighttime look.