Mascara is a cosmetic commonly applied to the eyelashes to make them appear darker, longer, thicker, and bolder. It comes in many varieties and formulas to achieve different effects on the eyes. Whether you want to define and elongate your natural lashes or create dramatic volume and fullness, it is a makeup essential that only takes a few minutes to apply.

There are several mascara types formulated to cater to different lash looks and preferences:

Mascaras labeled as “lengthening” contain fibers or polymers that cling to lashes to make them appear longer. They work best on lashes with a natural curl.