5 Best Mascaras of 2017

Let’s face it. Long voluminous lashes are one of the staples of a good look. And while some of us have the time and skills to attach false eyelashes to achieve this look, some of us are less skilled in that matter. This is why searching for the right mascara that will give your lashes the most volume, length, and curl can be such a daunting task.

Today we’re going to run through five of the best mascaras of 2017 and help you determine which can provide the best look for your lashes. Whether it’s a quick dry mascara, the best tubing mascara or a volume mascara, there are so many to choose from!

5. L’Oreal Paris Voluminous Original Mascara


This mascara maximizes your lashes’ look to appear up to five times thicker with just a single application. Enjoy a full and dramatic look with its volume maximizing brush, and you are assured that your lashes are evenly and smoothly maximized. Your lashes remain soft, with no flaking, smudging, or clumping to worry about.

Do you have sensitive eyes or are you wearing contacts? Then worry not as this mascara is ophthalmologist approved and allergy-tested, too! Enjoy all these benefits with this fragrance free product, and it’s also completely washable for easy removal. The original color of this mascara is carbon black, but it is also available in blackest black, blue or brown to suit your tastes.

  • Long lasting
  • Does not flake or smudge throughout the day
  • Gives your lashes a great curl and length

  • Can be quite hard to remove
  • Applicator can get clumped up
  • No remover of excess mascara on applicator

4. Mia Adora 3D Fiber Lash Mascara

This mascara and fiber lashes combo can make thin and short eyelashes appear more voluminous and lengthy in just a few steps. Plus, this mascara has a clump-free formula. It’s also tears and sweat-proof as well as smudge resistant and would last you throughout a whole day.

One of the best things about this mascara set is that it is made from natural and non-toxic ingredients. Not only do they make sure your eyes and lashes are free from potential irritants, they can also help strengthen and condition your lashes. Another great plus from this brand is that they are cruelty free: this mascara is not tested on animals.

  • Great for achieving a dramatic look
  • Easy to use, even for newbies
  • Fibers are a good substitute for falsies

  • Made from China
  • Fibers can get into contacts and eyes
  • Can take a while to apply

3. Maybelline New York The Falsies Volum’ Express

Look like you have falsies on with this mascara from Maybelline New York. You might even forgo calling this a mascara and just call it falsies in a tube! You are guaranteed to look glamorous with your voluminous lashes from this mascara. Your lashes will become three times more visible from corner to corner, with no visible gaps in between.

This mascara also comes with a patented spoon shaped brush and a flexible wand to lift and separate your lashes. The pro keratin fiber formula can make your lashes look eight times more voluminous without the risk of clumping. You’ll discover lashes you never knew you had with the help of this product.

  • Washable, can easily be removed with soap and water
  • Comes in four different colors
  • Drugstore price, but high end quality

  • Not waterproof
  • Should not be applied quickly to reduce clumping
  • Flakes soon after application

2. COVERGIRL LashBlast Volume Mascara



Get big, sexy, ten times more voluminous, bombshell lashes with the help of this mascara. You’ll get maximum volume along with dark intensity to achieve a fabulous bombshell look with this. It has a patent pending two sided brush for two purposes: for volume and sealed in intensity. The shade of the Very Black mascara makes it a good fit for any skin tone and eye color. Your lashes will surely be enhanced and make your eyes pop regardless of their color. This mascara’s formula is hypoallergenic, so you don’t have to worry about any irritation occurring from this.

  • Easy application
  • Works on thin lashes
  • Washes off easily with water and soap

  • Not waterproof
  • Smudges
  • Thin application

1. Physicians Formula Organic Wear 100% Natural Origin Mascara

This is an organic mascara that is 100% natural and free from any harsh chemicals. It does not clump, smudge, or flake, which are absolutely great stats for a mascara. It’s also hypoallergenic and safe to use for people who have sensitive eyes and those who wear contact lenses. Your lashes will get five times boost in terms of length, volume, and definition.

The eco-brush is also totally recyclable, which helps if you want to reduce your wastes and to help do something more for the environment. The brush has ultra-soft plastic bristles and is guaranteed to be gentle on your lashes. You can get the same effects as other mascaras from more well-known brands but in a more eco-friendly packaging and formulation.

  • Paraben and dye free
  • Easy to apply
  • Moisturizes lashes
  • Made in California

  • Not waterproof or tears and sweat-proof
  • Rubs off easily
  • Can get runny fast


Enhancing your lashes can make a drastic change to your look, and finding the right mascara is a big part of that. It’s a huge plus if your mascara can get you through the day, but don’t forget to remove it properly at the end of the day to avoid any infections and irritations in your eyes. Also, if you think that your mascara of choice is doing more harm than good (like making your lashes fall out), then it’s probably best to get rid of it and prioritize your lash health. Bonus points for mascaras that strengthens and enriches your lashes apart from making them look fab.

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