I tested the 40 best drugstore mascaras and found only 10 that were actually worth adding to your cart

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In recent years, drugstore makeup has increased its game including mascaras.

Although some of the most popular mascaras are still available in drugstores for decades, new products are continually being developed.

To find the best, I tested 40 mascaras from top brands at affordable prices and drugstores.

Although there were always hidden gems in fluorescent aisles, drugstore makeup has a reputation for being poorer quality. The drugstore makeup became well-known for its powdery eyeshadows or overly scented lipsticks. This led to preteens purchasing their first makeup products and anyone looking to save money on their beauty routine.

The beauty revolution has changed the face of drugstore makeup. The formulas are now able to compete with luxury and high-end products, and there is a steady stream of affordable brands.

Here are 40 mascaras I tried at drugstores. You can read my opinions on each one and the top 10 choices.

These are the 10 top drugstore mascaras for 2021.