Lourdes Avila Uribe
August 26, 2019 8:54 am
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If you aren’t able to drop the cash for lash extensions or don’t have the time to apply false lashes every day (who does, tbh?), your best option is a lengthening mascara. The best lengthening mascaras will give you the look of lush lashes without you having to go to extreme lengths to get them (pun intended).

Since not all mascaras are created equally, we’ve come up with a handy list of the very best lengthening mascaras that will give you the doll-like lashes of your dreams. These picks vary in both price and formula, so you can find the perfect lengthening mascara, no matter your need or budget.

What are the best lengthening mascaras that money can buy?

1Lune+Aster Formidable Lengthening Mascara

Blue Mercury

Get the most intensely black lashes of your life with this lifting and lengthening mascara.

2Benefit Cosmetics BADgal BANG! Volumizing Mascara

$25 Benefit Cosmetics SHOP IT Opens a new window

Just in case you’re not planning on sleeping, this 36-hour (!) mascara will give your lashes massive volume and length.

3Hourglass Cosmetics Caution Extreme Lash Mascara


This lengthening mascara will deliver major definition and intense volume to your lashes.

4CoverGirl Total Tease Mascara


Want an affordable mascara that can make the tiniest lashes look full and long? This is the best drugstore lengthening mascara out there.

5Glossier Lash Slick Mascara


Quickly becoming a cult-favorite among beauty lovers, Glossier Lash Slick, sculpts and elongates lashes.

6Tarte Maneater Mascara


Get the biggest, fullest, and longest lashes of your life, thanks to this unique brush. It has over 500 flexible bristles that curl and coat lashes with even and intense pigment.

7Kevyn Aucoin Beauty The Volume Mascara

$28 Kevyn Aucoin Beauty SHOP IT Opens a new window

Get in on the tube mascara trend with this cult-fave lengthening mascara that promises to elongate and volumize lashes to perfection.

8Milk Makeup Kush High Volume Mascara

Milk Makeup

Into the CBD beauty trend? Then you’ll love this nourishing, cannabis oil-infused mascara. Not only will it give your lashes major volume, but this mascara also slays the length game.

9Dior Diorshow Mascara


There’s a reason this item is on every list of best lengthening mascaras, and that’s because its formula includes revolutionary microfibers that give you long, luscious lashes.

10Serge Lutens Beauté Mascara

$65 Serge Lutens Beaute SHOP IT Opens a new window

Exclusively at Barneys, this lengthening mascara will separate your lashes to give a lash extension effect.

11Charlotte Tilbury Full Fat Lashes Mascara

Charlotte Tilbury
$29 Charlotte Tilbury SHOP IT Opens a new window

This best-selling mascara curls, separates, volumizes, and lengthens lashes to create the ultimate false lash look.

12Lancôme Hypnose Buildable Volume Mascara


Get six times the volume and length with this powerful, vitamin-enriched mascara.

13Maybelline Lash Sensational Lucious Mascara


Your lashes will be sky-high with this fan-favorite that many call the best lengthening mascara.

14Too Faced Better Than False Lashes Extreme Kit

Too Faced

Get the look of falsies and lash extensions with this lengthening mascara that includes a Prime & Seal Mascara and a duo-fiber spiral brush.

15Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir Mascara

$26 Marc Jacobs Beauty SHOP IT Opens a new window

Get full, fluttery lashes with this beloved volumizing and lengthening mascara.