WHEN it comes to mascara, it can be quite a challenge to find one that is right for you.
The high street is packed with hundreds of them – some with thick brushes, some with thin wands and some with combinations of both.
Kelly Rose Sarno has tested over 100 mascaras and is here to reveal the best and worstCredit: tiktok @kellyrosesarno
Some are said to give serious volume, others are good for length and many are just for serving up a natural lash look.
But if you’re someone that isn’t convinced by the mascara in your makeup bag and want to try something new, you better listen up.
One beauty fan has tried over 100 mascaras so you don’t have to and and is here with the worst and best.
Beauty fanatic Kelly Rose Sarno has a whopping 439k followers on TikTok and is well-respected for her honest makeup reviews.
Kelly posted a video to TikTok sharing her reviews of the top 10 best and worst mascaras and you might want to listen up if you’re struggling to find a mascara that is right for you.
Kelly posted the video with the caption ‘Is @benefitcosmetics Bad Gal Bang still my #1 favorite? Here is my updated top 10 best and worst!’.
She explained: “I have tested over 100 mascaras.
“I’m the girl that tests out mascaras so that you don’t have to and here is my updated top ten and top worst.”
So for the mascaras that Kelly suggests you avoid…
She said: “Kicking off the top 10 do not is the Bite upswing mascara, Mayblelline snapscara, Kat Von Dee go big or go home, Ulta twisted volume, YSL volume effect, Blinc original tubing mascara, Smashbox super fan mascara, bestify long curl mascara, baddie lashes mascara.
“Number two on my do not buy list is the mascara from Physicians formula with the fibre extensions and my number one do not buy mascara is the Florence by Mills which makes me so sad because I love her, but you can literally see how bad this mascara is, right through the tube.”
Kelly looks for a formula that lasts, gives length, separation and volumeCredit: tiktok @kellyrosesarno
Now for Kelly’s top ten mascaras that you need on your radar right now.
She said: “I will have you know, I do not take this lightly.
“I am looking for a formula that lasts, that gives me length, separation and volume.
“Kicking off top ten with Ilia limitless lash mascara, Maybelline the falsies push-up drama, Essence lash princess Aurora volume mascara from the Disney princess line, L’Oreal Paris unlimited mascara (would rank it way higher if I could find it in black that wasn’t waterproof), Vivienne Sabo Paris Cabaret première, Patrick Ta major volume mascara, Elf lash it loud, Butter London stroke of wow volumising mascara.
“Coming in at number 2 but it’s really 1.5 is Rare Beauty – I absolutely love this mascara, it works on all levels.
“But after 100 mascaras, Bad Gal Bang from Benefit still reigns supreme.
“This mascara gives me length, seperation, volume and the tube lasts literally forever.
“After over 100 mascaras, she is still reigning supreme.”
- Benefit Bad Gal Bang! Volumizing Mascara, £23.50 from Benefit – buy now
So if you haven’t tried the Benefit mascara and are not impressed with the one currently in your makeup collection, you might want to hit the shops to give it a try.
Benefit Cosmetics Canada even commented on Kelly’s video and said: “What an hour, thank you for putting us at number 1! So happy to hear that you classify Bad Gal Bang as supreme.”
It appears that many other TikTok users were also impressed with the mascara from Benefit and took to the comments to express this.
One person said: “I totally agree…Bad Gal Bang #1”.
Another added: “Me wearing that one right now.”
A third commented: “I love Bad Gal Bang mascara. It’s my go to!”
Another said: “I got the Bad Gal Band and I’m in love, thank you.”
One person asked Kelly: “What mascara is best for no clumps?” to which she said “I find that mascaras that target lengthening rather than volumizing tend to be less clumpy.”
Kelly’s number one mascara is the Bad Gal Bang by BenefitCredit: tiktok @kellyrosesarno
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