Makeup pro Yisell tested 20+ cruelty-free mascaras, from drugstore brands to high-end brands, evaluating their performance through 10-hour wear, home chores, outside errands, jogging & humidity. Here are the best overall and by category. Price didn't predict performance, with some low price mascaras turning in star performances.
For detailed reviews and store locations for each mascara, choose the mascara name. You can see all 20+ mascaras tested and a summary of their results on the Mascaras main page.
*Note: Don't confuse Jordana's Best Lash Extreme Volumizing Mascara (black cap) with Jordana's similarly named mascaras: Best Length Extreme Volumizing Mascara (pink cap) and Best Volume Extreme Volumizing Mascara (green cap). Those two didn't perform quite as well.
#Urban Decay is cruelty free, but it is owned by L'Oreal, which is not certified cruelty free.
Born and raised in NYC, Yisell has been in the industry since 2004. Her portfolio includes work in print, TV, film, music videos & bridal. Visit Yisell at yisellsantosmakeup.com.
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