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Top 10 Vegan Mascaras

10 Vegan Mascaras for Fabulously Full-Fanned Lashes

10 Vegan Mascaras for Fabulously Full-Fanned Lashes

Vegan isn't just a foodie phrase anymore. In an effort to create beautiful products that keep our furry friends out of harm's way, makeup brands are bringing the best vegan mascaras into the fold. These top-rated mascaras are certain to lift, lengthen, and strengthen your lashes using quality ingredients such as coconut oil, vitamin E, wheat protein, plant botanicals, and more. Using our data-driven algorithm, real user reviews, and recommendations from vetted resources, this list of the Top 10 vegan mascaras is the only guide you need for stretching your lashes to their most voluminous limits. Your stressful search to find a cruelty-free product that packs a dramatic and full-coverage punch is finally over. Whether you need a new product that's safe for your sensitive eyes or you prefer your mascaras be clinically-tested, these 10 options crush the cosmetic competition. Check out the best vegan mascaras you need for a full-fanned set of lashes with cruelty-free karma attached! Opening image: @tartecosmetics

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September 5, 2018

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Essence Lash Princess Sculpted Volume Mascara
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Essence Lash Princess Sculpted Volume Mascara

LOVED FOR: The deep black color, buildable application, and dramatic volume

USERS SAID: "It's magic! I had researched online the best inexpensive non-waterproof mascara's and this one came up on several lists for 2018. I was surprised by how good it was from the first use (especially since it's only $5)."

Pacifica Beauty Stellar Gaze Length & Strength Mascara Supernova

BEST FOR: This luscious mascara separates lashes while building a full fan.

WHY YOU NEED IT: This formula is infused with coconut oil and vitamin B to help hydrate and strengthen lashes with every stroke. 

MILK MAKEUP KUSH High Volume Mascara

USERS SAID: "This stuff works so so well for me. I'm on an ongoing quest to veganize my makeup collection and this has earned its place in the mascara-slot of honor. This gives me volume and doesn't melt on me and my greasy eyelids through out the day." 

WHAT IT DOES: In a test conducted on 21 women, more than 90% saw high volume and thicker, longer lashes.

100% Pure Fruit Pigmented Ultra Lengthening Mascara

BEST FOR: Lengthening lashes without the mess of clumping, smudging, or flaking

FUN FACT: A barrage of vitamin E, vitamin B5, oat protein, and wheat protein help to condition lashes and keep them strong even after makeup removal. 

Smashbox Super Fan Mascara

USERS SAID: "I’ve been looking for a good cruelty mascara for a while and finally this is it; LOVE it. It delivered what it has promised; lift and fan out my lashes. No clumping. The brush is an appropriate size for my eye and it didn’t smudge my eyelids. Perfect."

WHY YOU NEED IT: This super-black mascara provides you with 12-hour length, lift, and volume. 

Hourglass Caution Extreme Lash Mascara

WHY YOU NEED IT: This product features a double-action brush with densely packed bristles for a full-fanned, voluminous look.


Tarte Gifted Amazonian Clay Smart Mascara

BEST FOR: Repairing and volumizing sparse lashes 

FUN FACT: This mascara is gluten free.

Blinc Mascara

WHAT IT DOES: This mascara's formula forms tiny, water-resistant tubes aroud your lashes for a hold that will last all day or night.

BEST FOR: Sensitive eyes and sensitive skin

Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara

USERS SAID: "This hands down is the best mascara I’ve tried thus far. It perfectly wisps my eyelashes without making them clumpy and the shape of the brush really gets to all my baby lashes. I highly recommend this to everyone. I’m obsessed!"

FUN FACT: This best-selling mascara is ophthalmologist tested and safe for contact lens wearers. 

Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes 4-In-1 Mascara

WHY YOU NEED IT: This top-rated mascara is clinically proven to up lash volume by 424% in just one application.

LOVED FOR: This luxe formula is comprised of plant botanicals and waxes to condition lashes long after the makeup remover. 

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