Fashion & Beauty

21 of the Very Best Drugstore Mascaras

Length, lift, volume—these budget mascara picks do it all

Five different drugstore mascaras against a purple-pink gradient background and light blue border.

Drugstore mascara is almost always on par with, if not better than, higher-priced options.

When it comes to mascaras, there’s no need to splurge on the latest buzzy high-end product⁠—the drugstore aisles are filled with great options that promise to give your lashes length, lift and volume. In fact, some much-raved-about beauty editor favourites will set you back less than $5. Below, the best drugstore mascaras.