These 7 Serum-Infused Mascaras Will Help Permanently Lengthen Your Lashes

Wander Beauty Upgraded Lashes Treatment Mascara is the clear winner.

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These Mascaras Double as Lash Growth Serums
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A mascara infused with a growth serum is a hidden-in-plain-sight solution. You get the va va voom volume, length, and drama of a mascara while also conditioning and depositing treatment onto your lashes to encourage future growth.

As obvious of an answer as it seems, lash growth mascaras are not plentiful. And except for Rimmel's $7 mascara, these products mostly range from $20 to $48. While that initially struck me as being pricey, it is actually the economic choice. A lash serum can cost anywhere from $30 to $155, while a mascara has a wider price range from a few dollars to a hundred dollars. Lash growth maracas combine the two products without being astronomically priced.

Our favorite, the Wander Beauty Upgraded Lashes Treatment Mascara is formulated with copper peptides to strengthen your lashes and it's vegan.

Best Overall

Wander Beauty Upgraded Lashes Treatment Mascara

Upgraded Lashes Treatment Mascara

Nordstrom

Wander Beauty's Upgraded Lashes Mascara is, to my knowledge, the most recent release and the one I am most acquainted with. Its formula includes copper peptides to strengthen lashes and increase their growth cycle. It goes on super silky to moisturize the lashes and does not flake at all. It's been an easy product to incorporate into my daily routine, even on days when I'm not otherwise wearing makeup. Customers love that Upgraded Lashes is easy to use and also easy to remove.

Price at time of publish: $26

Best Strengthening

bareMinerals Strength & Length Serum Infused Mascara

BareMinerals Strength and Length Serum-Infused Mascara

Sephora

After hearing glowing reviews from other beauty editors, I also began using BareMinerals' Strength and Length Mascara. Hailey Bieber is the face of the line, but she also recently told InStyle that she doesn't leave the house without applying it. This mascara also uses a peptide complex to lengthen and condition lashes. I'm a fan of the super-rich, dark color the mascara deposits, as well the way it effortlessly curls my lashes.

Price at time of publish: $22

Best Volumizing

Velour Lashes Pretty Big Deal Peptide & Tubing Mascara

Velour Lashes Pretty Big Deal Peptide and Tubing Mascara

Sephora

Velour's serum-infused mascara similarly relies on peptides as well as biotin, a type of vitamin B complex that thickens hair. A reviewer who referred to herself as "a tenny natural eyelash girl" wrote, "I didn't need as many coats as I usually do to make my eyelashes look voluminous, and after about two months of wearing it, I really started seeing a difference in length." Other fans of the product mentioned denser lashes and less lash fallout.

Price at time of publish: $26

Best Splurge

By Terry Terrybly Growth Booster Mascara

By Terry Terrybly Growth Booster Mascara

Amazon

This lengthening treatment mascara features skincare-heavy hitters such as hyaluronic acid and collagen. The mascara also comes in four colors, whereas other similar products are usually only in black. One reviewer shared that they started using this after noticing their lashes getting shorter. "It hasn't been too long since I started using this, but my lashes definitely seem to be growing longer and there are more/new lashes coming in," they said. Although the mascara is just under $50, multiple shoppers have said they are repeat buyers.

Price at time of publish: $45

Best Value

Lashfood Ultra Rich Volumizing Mascara

Lashfood Ultra Rich Volumizing Mascara

Amazon

As the brand name suggests, LashFood literally focuses on lash growth. Their serum-only products are beloved by shoppers with hundreds of positive reviews. This mascara is formulated with rice bran to stimulate length, volume, and fullness, plus the same patented phyto-medic complex that has made their original enhancing serum such a success.

Price at time of publish: $20

Best with Hemp

Milk Makeup Kush High Volumizing Mascara

4.8
MILK Makeup KUSH Volumizing Mascara

Amazon

If you are skeptical about the whole idea of a treatment mascara — this is the one for you. It's a pretty standard $25 and has 4,000 five-star reviews on Sephora. The brand claims heart-shaped fibers and cannabis seed oil are behind the mascara's strengthening aspect. Happy shoppers highlight the clump-free, lightweight formula.

Price at time of publish: $26

Best Drugstore

Rimmel Lash Accelerator Mascara

Rimmel Lash Accelerator Mascara

Amazon

The most affordable product by a wide margin is Rimmel's Lash Accelerator Mascara — it's literally less than half the price of the others. This formula includes micro fibers for instant lengthening, in addition to hair-strengthening biotin and Procapil for long term results. An Amazon reviewer shared that although they experimented with a ton of mascaras, this one is it: "I have never found a mascara with such a smooth, thick consistency without flaking or clumping."

Price at time of publish: $8

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