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Your best mascara for huge non clumpy lashes under £20?

(57 Posts)
PollyPerky Sat 25-Mar-17 07:37:35

I love Lancome Hypnose and get through loads- a tube lasts me about 3 months max.

But at £25 a time it's not cheap.

I've read good things about a new Max Factor one (think the tube is green and black) and some Rimmel.

The thing I like about Hypnose is you can build it up and it doesn't go spiky or make your lashes brittle.

So- my eyelashes are stumpy and I need them longer and thicker.

Clinique High Impact is ok (had free samples) but seems to flake off.

Not impressed with any of the Loreal ones (unless there are new ones out) , Maybelline makes lashes stiff, Soap and Glory was just useless, so any ideas?

FauxFox Sat 25-Mar-17 07:46:45

Maybelline yellow tube is my favourite - I just keep going back to it even more expensive ones are not as good imo

honeylou42 Sat 25-Mar-17 08:07:28

Clinique super lash smile

honeylou42 Sat 25-Mar-17 08:09:29

Sorry I meant High Impact blush

Banananana Sat 25-Mar-17 08:18:18

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VintagePerfumista Sat 25-Mar-17 08:20:19

I am about to try Hypnose tbh as I have about 7 high street ones and they're all meh, so I figured I might as well try one high end one!

Currently have good old 2000 calorie and it's certainly better than the others I have (including Benefit They're Real which is like painting sticky tar onto my eyelashes)

ReginaPhalange1 Sat 25-Mar-17 08:21:33

Benefit roller lash.
And you can get two travel size ones for 20 quid in boots so it will last you longer.

ActuallyThatsSUPREMECommander Sat 25-Mar-17 08:27:41

Placemarking because I'm not really happy with my mascara and fancy trying one of these.

RunningMommy Sat 25-Mar-17 08:27:54

Max Factor Clump Defy is my favourite.

NoelHeadbands Sat 25-Mar-17 08:30:05

I was going to say stretch to an extra fiver and buy Hypnose.

Nothing comes near it for me

flumpybear Sat 25-Mar-17 08:30:45

Maybeline for me too - many choices of brush shape too

SorrelForbes Sat 25-Mar-17 08:38:11

Estee Lauder Double wear (the volume one). No clumps and no smudges.

PollyPerky Sat 25-Mar-17 09:04:03

I've tried 2 Maybelline- the Falsies and Great Lash. Both make lashes very stiff and hard.

VelvetSpoon Sat 25-Mar-17 09:09:43

Max Factor False Lash. I use loads (mascara only lasts me about 3 months too) and never get clumps.

dontpokethebear Sat 25-Mar-17 09:14:26

I've found a cheap brand call W7 (you can get it on Amazon). Their range is really good. I use their 'Absolute Lashes', which is great for everyday, doesn't smudge.

akwan Sat 25-Mar-17 09:20:55

I've just bought the max factor curl one, it's lovely but you need loads so it may be false economy

Sunnysidegold Sat 25-Mar-17 09:30:01

I say stick with the high end it out over three months and it's about 8 quid a month. You know it works and saves trying out 500 mascaras at 7.99 a pop. My drawer is filled with mascaras that I bought thinking "maybe this will be the one the hat really works for me" and if I found a great one I'd be sticking to it. Now if anyone can recommend a mascara that does not shift at all I would love t9 hear about it!!

PollyPerky Sat 25-Mar-17 09:35:35

I usually stock up when J Lewis has their sales because Lancome do a double pack of Hypnose for around £32 so that's £16 a pop rather than £24.

Sciurus83 Sat 25-Mar-17 09:55:55

Also a Hypnose fan here, I think the best similar high street product if you can find it is L'Oréal telescopic

notasgreenasiamcabbagelooking Sat 25-Mar-17 10:58:25

Another shout for Max Factor Clump Defy. Does what it says on the tin.

Pistachiois50pmore Sat 25-Mar-17 11:21:59

I think all the L'Oreal ones are terrible except for Voluminous (in the greyish silver tube) which is great. I always seem to get free sample tubes of Benefit mascaras, I'm using Bad Gal at the moment and I like it. Dunno how much it is full price but you're never too far from a Benefit freebie in a mag or whatever

OatcakeCravings Sat 25-Mar-17 11:25:20

I've tried hundreds in my time but always go back to Max factor 2000 calorie.

April241 Sat 25-Mar-17 11:28:55

Benefit they're real or rollerlash.

MAC haute or naughty

Max Factor false lash effect or clump defy.

I'm also a big fan of L'Oréal telescopic too.

Note3 Sat 25-Mar-17 11:29:02

I had a no.7 one I loved but I could never remember the name when I went to buy another and then ended up buying others and I'm never happy! Watching this thread with interest (though wish I could remember the one I used to buy!!)

Botanicbaby Sat 25-Mar-17 12:15:15

Max Factor 2000 calorie.

Although I've impulse bought Benefit Roller Lash at the checkout and despite having a spiky plastic brush which I generally dislike, it's a great mascara!

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