The 8 Best Mascara Breakthroughs of 2014

Luscious lashes were prominent in 2014 with lots of new mascaras incorporating innovative advancements in their ability to curl, lift, and protect. If you’re planning to bat your eyelashes in 2015 (and we know you are), check out these top mascaras.

1L’Oreal Paris Voluminous Butterfly Intenza Mascara, $8.99

A “double wings” brush stretches and lengthens lashes along the entire length of your eye with a single swipe. With outer and inner corners being easily reached, each lash is dramatically extended for an eye-popping look.

2Revlon Bold Lacquer Length & Volume Mascara, $7.99


Formulated with a lacquer film technology, two polymers are merged together to lock in the mascara to the root of the lashes. They stretch a silky coating through to the tip, allowing for a darker coloring and extreme lengthening capabilities.

3Lancome Paris Grandiose Mascara, $32


Using an elastomer technology brush, this applicator grasps each lash for an more even coating that ensures all lashes are covered for maximum effect. Native Rose Cell extract is the signature ingredient that conditions and protects lashes during every use.

4Charlotte Tilbury Fat Lashes Mascara, $29


The fine-tipped bristles on this wand easily grip every lash, big or small, ensuring that lashes have an “individual falsies” appearance for extra impact.

5Clé de Peau Beaute Perfect Lash Mascara, $50


For a luxurious feel that is water-proof, smudge-proof and extra long lasting, the Cle de Peau Perfect Lash Mascara uses the Multi-Extender EX ingredient that is protective and nourishing.

6Physician’s Formula Organic Wear Natural Origin CC Mascara, $9.95


Skip the eyelash curler and simply swipe this mascara along your lash line for an instant curl that doesn’t damage your lashes. With 70% organic ingredients, your eyelashes will be naturally nourished with an assortment of organic botanicals.


7CK One Volumizing Mascara, $18

Flake-free and soft, this mascara uses an advanced Lycra technology that creates a glossy, weightless volume that can easily be built up to a fantastically sexy gaze.


8Maybelline Volum’Express Pumped Up Colossal Mascara, $7.99


The inside of this tube uses a double curved stem to force extra volumizing formula onto the brush, ensuring maximum plumping abilities every time it’s removed from the tube.