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The Best Drugstore Mascaras For 2018

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Finding a good mascara is a lifelong rollercoaster of ups and downs. Whether you're taken in by a sneakily photoshopped adverts or find one you love only for it to be cruelly discontinued after years of faithful service, it’s a treacherous journey of high hopes and broken hearts. It’s against this backdrop of high risk and often little reward that drugstore mascaras (or, as we call them on this side of the Atlantic, high street mascaras) come in handy, because if it really fails the test at least you’ve only spent what you would have done on a nice lunch (that's what we tell ourselves every time, at least...). And contrary to popular belief, there are actually a bunch of amazing drugstore mascaras out there: products like L'Oreal's Telescopic and Maybelline's Lash Sensational are cult favourites for a reason.

Whether you want a volumising mascara, one that will lengthen your lashes, one that helps your lashes grow or one that doesn't smudge and won't irritate sensitive eyes, we have the best, and most appropriately priced, mascara for you...

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