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Lashes. They have the ability to completely transform your face. When accentuated correctly, they awaken your eyes and are either the perfect finale to any makeup look or the only thing you need to throw on when you don't feel like wearing anything else. That said, a good mascara is literally the most important staple of any strong makeup collection. But let's face it, it's hard to find the right one sometimes.

Everyone's lashes are different, and the kind of mascara they need can vary. So whether you need a curl, some more length, or more volume, the best mascara is in this list of our favorites. 

If you need some more curl: 

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Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara, $24

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L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Lash Paradise, $7

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Urban Decay Troublemaker Mascara, $24

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Pixi by Petra Lash Lift 188, $18

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Benefit Roller Lash Curling & Lifting Mascara, $25

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If you need some elongation: 

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Shiseido Imperial Lash Mascara Ink, $25

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Maybelline Snapscara, $6

Smashbox Super Fan Mascara, $19

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Honest Beauty Extreme Length Lash Primer & Mascara, $15

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Dior Diorshow Iconic Mascara, $30

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If you want them THICC:

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Bobbi Brown Smokey Eye Mascara, $31

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Covergirl Exhibitionist Mascara, $8

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Lancome Booster XL Super-Enhancing Mascara Base, $26

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Wet n Wild Lash Renegade Mascara, $7

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NARS Climax Mascara, $24

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