11 Best Drugstore Mascaras for Short Lashes to Lengthen Them

Maybelline Sky High Mascara

This drugstore pick tops my list for its precise brush, effortlessly coating each lash for a defined look without clumps.

Essence Lash Princess Curl & Volume Mascara

Affordable yet effective, this mascara's large brush builds volume without clumps, giving lashes a dramatic boost.

e.l.f. Lash Xtndr Tubing Mascara

A tubing mascara with a skinny brush for precise application, providing length and definition without clumps.

L'Oréal Paris Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara

For buildable volume, try this mascara with a large brush. It thickens lashes without clumps, allowing for layering.

e.l.f. Lash N' Roll Mascara

Achieve lifted lashes with this curling mascara, accentuating curve for a defined look, especially for straight lashes.

L'Oréal Telescopic Original Washable Mascara

Perfectly dispersed bristles on a narrow brush create a fanned-out look without clumps or flaking.

Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara

The curved brush lifts and coats lashes evenly, providing volume and definition for everyday or glam looks.

L'Oréal Paris Voluminous Original Mascara

This versatile mascara builds from natural to dramatic, though it may clump when layered, it's easily smoothed out.

COVERGIRL Lash Blast Cleantopia Mascara

While not deeply pigmented, this brown mascara offers a natural look with a clean formula.

Essence Cosmetics Lash Princess False Lash Effect Mascara

Quickly achieve dramatic volume with this formula, perfect for separating lashes and creating a false lash effect.

CoverGirl Lash Blast Mascara

Ideal for a natural look, this lightweight mascara offers subtle volume, though it's not heavily volumizing as the name suggests.