The 12 Best Drugstore Mascaras Retail For Under $15

Trust us—we found all of them.

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While some beauty products are worth splurging on in 2022, mascara is not necessarily one of them. It's a well-known fact among beauty editors and lovers alike that drugstore mascaras are equal to—if not better than—many of the other, pricier options on the market. To prove that fact to even the staunchest makeup skeptic out there, we rounded up all of the best drugstore mascaras for you to peruse. You can save your money and still get the best lashes of your life, and what's better than that? 

This list includes the best picks that you can buy right now, no matter what your preferred lash look may be. Are you looking for massively voluminous lashes to show off on your next night out? What about the best-ever lengthening mascara that will give you sky-high lashes? Or, are you more of a natural-look-lover who just wants a bit of definition before you run out the door in the morning? Don't worry, this list probably includes your next favorite pick, I promise. 

Keep reading to shop options from all the most in-demand drugstore brands like L'Oreal Paris, Revlon, and Maybelline alongside a viral newcomer from essence that is taking the internet by storm right now. Every single product on this list retails for under $15 (many of them go for under $10), and some will even get to your front door is less than a day if you order them right now and that retails for just five bucks, Here's to having the prettiest lashes on your next Zoom meeting in 2022. No one will have to know that you spent basically no money to achieve them. 

Julia Marzovilla
Julia Marzovilla

Julia Marzovilla is an E-Commerce Writer at Marie Claire covering all things fashion, beauty, and entertainment. Offline, she’s most likely browsing the web for another pair of black boots or listening to music too loudly—often at the same time.