Six great budget mascaras

A knock-out mascara is an essential component in any decent make-up bag.

But if you haven't got billions to spend on sampling the top-of-the-range stuff, fear not. We've compiled a selection of Mumsnetters' favourite cheap-and-cheerful mascaras to give you luscious lashes without a massive price tag.

Natural Collection Water Guard, £1.99  Avon SuperShock, £3.79 Maybelline Colossal, £7.19
"Natural Collection Water Guard mascara is great and only £2!" Raypurchase "I like Avon Supershock, it's a rubber brush but the bristles are quite thick." LittleBabyPigsus  "Pretty much any of the Maybelline ones. They're all very good for the price." VillaVillekulla


Rimmel London Lash Accelerator, £7.99
Barry M Lash Modelling £6.19 Max Factor 2000 Calorie, £7.99
"I didn't want to spend a lot on my mascara, and I really like this." Eliza22 "I love this mascara so much." CecyHall



"I love Max Factor 2000 Calorie." bluebump



Last updated: 29 days ago