Offers highly pigmented color for black, bold lashes. Makes lashes look longer and thicker without clumping. Contains ingredients that strengthen lashes and stimulate hair follicles. Consistency is just right – not too thick, wet, or dry. Brush is fluffy and easy to control.
Slightly sticky and may smudge throughout the day on some wearers. Takes several coats to build coverage.
Made with the brand's microcrystalline wax that is extremely waterproof; it even stays put while showering or swimming. Applies easily in just a few swipes and goes on smoothly. Does a good job separating lashes. Ideal for special occasions.
The downside of the stay-put formula is how challenging it is to remove. Doesn't add volume as well as others on our list.
Protects, conditions, and strengthens lashes in preparation for your favorite mascara. Contains vitamin E that nourishes lashes. Adds volume and length and improves the wear of mascara. Can be used underneath any mascara.
Can be tedious to use, especially if you are new to using a lash primer. Without careful application, clumps can develop. Adds an extra step.
Mini-size tube of the brand's popular mascara, with the same rich, very black formula that resists clumping. Despite travel size, it includes the same full brush that makes it easy to reach every lash from root to tip for fully fanned lashes.
Same concerns as the full-size version: a bit sticky and may smudge. Several coats may be needed to build intensity.
Formulated to lengthen and volumize lashes. Although it's not waterproof, it stays on throughout the day and doesn't typically smudge. Brush has unique bristles that are designed to coat even the smallest lashes.
Sticky and tends to result in clumps. Takes some time to dry on the lashes, yet the product dries out fairly quickly in the tube.
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Plumps, lengthens, darkens, strengthens, and conditions – Urban Decay mascaras do it all. Regardless of the lash look you love, there is a formula by the brand that will work for you. In addition to consistencies that are easy to control (not too wet or too dry), Urban Decay mascaras are made with ingredients that nourish lashes and may even promote lash growth. You can choose from traditional formulas or waterproof mascara that will stay put even when challenged by sweat, tears, and pools. What's more, the brand also offers a mascara primer to add serious intensity without false lashes and travel-size options for mascara on the go.