MAC Plushlash ($13) is one of the best mascaras I’ve ever come across. I’m a mascara junkie, and I try basically anything that promises to thicken my lashes. This is by far my favorite budget-friendly option. Considering that most drugstore mascaras cost around $8, this baby is a bargain: a high-end mascara at a low-budget price.
It lengthens dramatically. It thickens ridiculously. It plumps up lashes and fans them out into a lush, long, flirty fringe that is so sexy. The mascara dries to an inky black finish. You could wear this mascara with nothing else and still look drop-dead gorgeous. I’ve been asked multiple times while wearing this if I’m donning false lashes.
The wand is the key: it’s tapered at the top, and flat on the sides. Use the flat side to deposit color on lashes, and then wiggle the brush through to fan them out. It’s densely-packed with tiny bristles, which grab each lash to maximize right down to the inner and outer corners.
The formula glides on smoothly, with no clumping. I rarely need a lashcomb with Plushlash. You also never have to waste time wiping the wand off on the tube; excess product isn’t a problem here. You won’t have creepy spider eyes with this mascara; just full, defined, lush lashes. And after hours of wear, no smudging or flaking, and lashes are never brittle.
I swear by this. If you like thick, long, beautiful lashes, I think you will, too.