Mascara 1: MAYBELLINE The Colossal Volum' Express Waterproof in black (Retails at around £4.99)
For the price, this mascara ticks all the right boxes in terms of volume, giving my lashes lift and body. However, despite its claims, it definitely is NOT waterproof - I bought this in preparation for a holiday by the beach and was left with panda eyes which were hard to remove.
Value for money: 4/5
Mascara 2: BENEFIT BADGal lash in black (Retails at £16.50)
This is possibly the most mediocre mascara I have ever bought and the most expensive. Being a lowly student, when I buy any make up over £15 I expect it to be worth skipping a couple of meals for, so this mascara was a great disappointment. It added a fair amount of volume to my lashes but was nothing special and had begun to dry up within a few weeks.
Value for money: 1/5
Mascara 3: L'ORÉAL PARIS Volume Million Lashes in black (Retails at around £11.30)
This is my personal favourite - the brush is really well-designed for a smooth application that separates each lash and gives minimal clumps. It adds length and volume in just a few strokes and is easy to remove before bedtime, perfect if you're lazy like myself and do not find enjoyment in applying several different cleansers to your eye area at 1 in the morning.
Value for money: 5/5
My eyelashes after using L'Oréal Paris Volume Million Lashes