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10 of the best cruelty-free mascaras

10 of the best cruelty-free mascaras
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Simply swapping one of your most used makeup items for a cruelty-free alternative is the perfect first step if you wish to make your beauty routine that little more ethical.

As mascara is a staple in almost every single beauty routine, finding a cruelty-free mascara that works to add gorgeous length and volume to your lashes makes the perfect product swap.

To help you find your perfect formula, we have curated an edit of the best mascaras which are cruelty free and promise to add serious drama to even the shortest of lashes.

10 best cruelty-free mascaras

  1. Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara
  2. Eyeko Lash Alert Mascara
  3. Urban Decay Perversion Mascara
  4. PIXI Large Lash Mascara
  5. Illamasqua Masquara
  6. NYX Professional Makeup Worth The Hype Mascara
  7. INIKA Long Lash Vegan Mascara
  8. Urban Decay Travel Size Troublemaker Mascara
  9. PÜR Fully Charged Magnetic Mascara
  10. Chantecaille Faux Cils Mascara

Which is the best cruelty-free mascara?

  • 1.Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara

    Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara
    4.19 Stars 110 Reviews
    Add full volume and drama to your eyes in seconds with this cult mascara from Too Faced. With a carbon black formula for maximum impact, the Better Than Sex hourglass-shaped brush catches each and every lash for a truly eye-catching finish.
  • 2.Eyeko Lash Alert Mascara

    Eyeko Lash Alert Mascara
    4.56 Stars 25 Reviews
    Infused with Shea Butter to nourish and condition the lashes, Lash Alert from Eyeko is perfect for everyday wear. Ultra-black and instantly volumising, it creates beautifully fluttery and full lashes. Simply apply one coat for a natural, defined look or layer for a full and intense finish which stays in place without smudging or flaking.
  • 3.Urban Decay Perversion Mascara

    Urban Decay Perversion Mascara
    4.29 Stars 42 Reviews
    Lengthening, volumising and intensely black, Perversion creates bigger and bolder lashes in just a single stroke. Each lash is coated in triple-black pigments and a nourishing blend of Proteins and Honey to keep your lashes in beautiful condition.  
  • 4.PIXI Large Lash Mascara

    PIXI Large Lash Mascara
    4.43 Stars 30 Reviews
    With an oversized brush to create full impact length and drama, PIXI Large Lash gives you the look of false lashes without any clumps or flaking. Your lashes will perfectly complete any eye look and will stay fluttery all day long with a water-resistant and smudge-proof formula.
  • 5.NYX Professional Makeup Worth The Hype Volumizing Mascara

    NYX Professional Makeup Worth The Hype Volumizing Mascara
    4 Stars 7 Reviews
    Add instant impact to your lashes with Worth The Hype Mascara. With a brush designed to separate and coat each individual lash, the mascara adds ultimate drama and definition creating the perfect lashes to complement any eye look. Clump-free and comfortable to wear, simply apply one or two more layers of this wonderful mascara to take your look seamlessly from day to night.
  • 6.INIKA Long Lash Vegan Mascara

    INIKA Long Lash Vegan Mascara
    4.6 Stars 5 Reviews
    With a completely vegan formula, INIKA Long Lash Mascara is one of the most popular cruelty-free mascaras for those who want to add enviable length to their lashes. The silky, Vitamin E-enriched formula glides through the lashes, coating each and every one for maximum impact. Lashes are left long and fluttery in just two sweeps of the wand.
  • 7.Urban Decay Travel Size Troublemaker Mascara

    Urban Decay Travel Size Troublemaker Mascara
    5 Stars 1 Reviews
    Amplify your lashes with Urban Decay Travel Size Troublemaker Mascara, a mini version of the volumising, lengthening, eyelash-maximising formula that delivers jet black intensity whilst curling and separating for a fluttery, fanned-out effect.
  • 8.PÜR Fully Charged Magnetic Mascara

    PÜR Fully Charged Magnetic Mascara
    4.45 Stars 11 Reviews
    Harnessing the powers of a Magnetic Polymer Matrix, PÜR Fully Charged Magnetic Mascara binds each lash in a positive electric charge for instant lift and volume. The next generation formula is perfect for those with straight, short lashes in need of a total transformation. Expect beautifully long, full lashes with no clumping.
  • 9.Chantecaille Faux Cils Mascara

    Chantecaille Faux Cils Mascara
    4.2 Stars 5 Reviews
    Enhance your eye makeup and create longer, more fluttery lashes with Chantecaille Faux Cils. The nourishing formula glides through the lashes and adds instant volume and intensity without leaving your lashes feeling at all heavy, Coating each lash, the mascara will leave lashes fuller, thicker and carbon black.

Want to add more cruelty-free beauty products to your beauty routine? Discover our top cruelty-free beauty picks as well as the best cruelty-free sunscreens and SPFs on the lookfantastic blog.

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