If there’s one eye makeup item you should absolutely pick up, irrespective of whether you love makeup or a complete non-makeup person – it’s a good mascara that can lengthen, thicken, and add volume to the eyelashes. Mascara is a boon for women with fine and sparse eyelashes. As they say, “let your eyes do the talking,” and a good mascara will speak volumes 😛 There’s a general misconception you need to spend lots of money on a good mascara, that’s no true, because we have listed out 26 Best Mascaras, all of them under 1000 INR. So, let’s get the list rolling:
1. L’Oreal Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara: Price: INR 799. This mascara gives a nice dramatic finish to the eyes and opens up the eyes pretty well. It gives eyelashes excellent volume and length.
2. Lakme Eyeconic Curling Mascara: Price: INR 375. It curls the lashes nicely even without a curler, provides a semi-dramatic effect to the lashes.
3. Colorbar Zoom and Whoosh Mascara in Black : INR 650. It has dual wands. When you screw open the pink cap, you get a thin wand which is good if you want natural definition. The second wand, which is the thicker one, is for dramatic definition. This is a waterproof mascara, does not weigh down lashes, does not sting or flake.
4. Maybelline New York HyperCurl Mascara: Price: INR 310. This seems to be everyone’s favorite mascara because it adds definition to your eyelashes. It does not weigh down eyelashes.
5. Maybelline Colossal Volume Express Mascara: Price: INR 405. This seems to be a favorite of so many makeup lovers. It has a creamy texture and is nicely pigmented. Defines lashes well and gives a beautiful effect.
6. Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara: Price: 510. It has a curved fan-like head with longer bristles on one side and smaller ones on the other. The curved head makes it very easy to cover all lashes in one coat. This is a “washable mascara” and hence it is not waterproof. It adds a dramatic effect to the lashes.
7. Too Faced Better than S*x Mascara: Price: 1050 INR. A little over our budget of 1000 rupees, but then, it’s totally worth every extra penny. An intensely black, volumizing mascara with an hourglass-shaped brush that separates, coats, and curls each lash. The mascara coats every lashes from root to tip easily. It gives lashes length, volume, separation and a whole lot of vavavoom. It has pitch black formula which makes my lashes stand out with its deep black hue.
8. L’Oreal False Lash Superstar Mascara: Price INR 940. There are two wands in this mascara – the clear base side brush is a straight one and the black mascara has a curvy wand. The wand has soft bristles, which nicely separate the lashes. The shade 1 is a white base. It is white and it is needed to separate the lashes. It nicely separates the lashes and makes it look more defined. But, it is really white, so I have to ensure I apply the black coat nicely or else the white colour will be visible. The black shade is dark and super black and makes the lashes look more prominent.
9. Faces Canada Magneteyes Mascara: Price: INR 399. It’s a volumizing mascara that adds drama to the eyes. The mascara adds good volume and length to the lashes which make the eyes look bigger. Overall, the effect is very pretty for daily use.
10. Too Faced Damn Girl Mascara: Price: 1050 INR. Just over a little than our budget, it’s a high-intensity mascara with a creamy-mousse formula for volume without a heavy feel. The wand is large enough to cover all the lashes and also reach the tiny lash hair in the inside corner of the eyes. It has a thick consistency and helps add some color and definition to the lashes.
11. Lotus Maxlash Volumizing Botanical Mascara. Price: INR 295. Claims to contain herbal ingredients such as Lavender extracts, witch hazel extracts, and Symphytum Officinale Leaf extracts and also claims to volumizing properties. One coat is enough for desired lengthening of lashes.
12. L’Oreal Million Lashes Mascara: Price: INR 890. Gives lashes a lot of volume and curl. The mascara opens up eyes well and gives that dramatic, falsies effect. The formula is somewhat creamy and does not make lashes stiff.
13. Colorbar Lash Illusion Duo Mascara: Price: INR 495. There are two wands in this mascara – Lash Lengthening conditions and primes your lashes, while Lash Volumizing gives you thicker, darker, more dramatic lashes.
14. Colorbar 30 Days Growth Booster Daily Treatment Mascara: Price INR 825. Coats lashes with a gorgeous black colour which looks very natural and does not look over the top. The bristles are very fine and well shaped.
15. Kiko Milano Luxurious Lashes Extra Volume Brush Mascara: Price: INR 890. Adds dramatic volume to the lashes, smudgeproof.
16. Sugar Cosmetics Black With A Bang Lash Mob Limitless Mascara: Price: INR 799. It gives a slight curling effect to the eyelashes even without an eyelash curler and makes eyes look wide open. It is smudgeproof and stays in place for a really long time, also waterproof up to some extent. The lasting power of this mascara is somewhere around 6 hours or so, which is again great!
16. Faces Canada Ultime Pro HD Whopper Lashes Mascara: Price: INR 799. It claims to be a smooth, creamy and clump free mascara.
17. NYX Worth the Hype Volumizing and Lengthening Mascara: Price INR 700. The formula feels lightweight, doesn’t weight down eyelashes and makes eyes look bigger. Without using an eyelash curler, it does open up the eyes.
18. Chambor Volumeyes Mascara: Price: INR 645. Claims to have a wand with a tapered top helps coat the lashes evenly giving them a voluminous lift for that dramatic look. This high definition formula claims to add lashes extreme volume and long-lasting wear.
19. Lakmé Absolute Flutter Secrets Volumizing Mascara: Price: INR 675. Claims to not only add volume to your beautiful lashes, but also define them and makes your eyes look bigger and more beautiful.
20. Wet n Wild Mega Length Waterproof Mascara Very Black: Price: INR 499. The wand is very thin, light and has spiky bristles. The bristles are useful in separating every lash, even the tiny lashes of the lower lash line. It gives nice fluttery long lashes, without any clumped lashes. Best thing, the thin bristles reach the tiniest of lashes, evenly coating them.
21. Innisfree Super Volumecara: Price: INR 810. Claims to be a volume mascara that delicately fills in between lashes with bold spoon-shaped brush for luxuriant eyelashes.
22. Kiko Milano 30 Days Extension Daily Treatment Mascara: Price: INR 950. Claims to be a black lash lengthening mascara which combines its immediate aesthetic performance with a special lash growth enhancer treatment. A new miraculous cosmetic with proven efficacy that acts on the natural development cycle of the lashes bringing them to new length targets.
23. Rimmel London Extra 3D Lash Mascara Extreme Black: Price INR 399. Rimmel London Extra 3D Lash Mascara Extreme Black totally delivers it claims of zero clumps. I added two coats and this looked fresh and neat. I think this would work great for women who don’t like very thick and clumpy lashes, which weighs their lashes down.
24. Maxfactor Lash Effect Volume Mascara: Price: INR 799. It’s a lightweight formula with a smudge-proof formula. Boosts volume and thickness of lashes.
25. Rimmel London Volume Flash Scandal Eyes Mascara: Price: INR 399. It claims to be a volumising long wear mascara that captures and plumps every lash with no clumps.
26. Coloressence Ultra Lash Mascara: Price: INR 350. Claims to be a high definition mascara that defines your eyes by adding more volume and length to the eyelashes.