Best 8 Mascara In 2022 Available Under $30


With beauty comes more challenges as to find the perfect product for your skin isn’t an easy task. If you’re one of the fashionista who is very particular about what makeup you apply on your skin, this reading is definitely for you.

What is the most difficult part of your makeup regime?

Selecting the right mascara must have crossed your mind, as it’s not something that you can test while buying. Swiping the mascara on hand won’t exactly tell you how long-lasting the formula is, how well it curls, holds, volumizes, or flakes off.

Narrowing your choice for time and money-saving, here is an affordable list of mascara which comes under $30. All the products are best for their specific purpose and in their price range, and aren’t in any specific order.

1. Tarte Tartelette Tubing Mascara | $24

Tarte Tartelette tubing mascara, is one of a kind as its a tubing mascara with a micro-tubing technology which wraps your lashes in lengthening tubes and doesn’t weigh them down with layers of pigment.

24-hr flake-free & smudge-proofEasy removalSweatproof
Safe, if you wear contact lenses24-hr longwearClinically proven

At this price range, this is a steal. So go and grab yours!

2. Maybelline New York Sky High Mascara | $12.99

The Sky High Mascara from Maybelline is affordable and long-lasting. It doesn’t leave any residue on application. If you are wearing it for longer hours, then you don’t need to bother about any flakes falling off. It provides enough volume, length, and curl to your lashes. It is smudge-proof as well, so you can rely on it until you wash it off.

3. Wander Beauty Mile High Volume Mascara in Jet Black | $26

Wander Beauty is winning hearts of all ladies with its lengthening and volumizing mascara which is long-lasting and doesn’t flake. One thing that makes it more affordable than others is that it comes in a tube form, and hence you can use the mascara till it lasts(if it doesn’t expire, ofcourse!). The mascara is smudge-proof, nourishing(due to castor seed oil), conditions & prevents lash breakage with peach leaf extract. The mascara is also water-resistant, so pool-side or beach parties are still on!

4. L.A. Girl Plush Lash Mascara | $9.00

Available at a nominal price, this beautiful mascara provides lifted volume to your lashes, so as to make them appear longer, fuller, and plush. It is perfect as a daily wear mascara because it is paraben free and cruelty free. You don’t need to worry about the smudge if you are wearing this.

VolumizingLong wearingFlake resistant
Smudge proofEasily removableDoesn’t clump on application

5. Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez Perfect Strokes Universal Volumizing Mascara | $20

For super thick lashes and amazing volume, this must be your next pick. At a price of $20, you get a formula which holds the curl really well, and defines the lashes beautifully. It has a curvy brush which is a combination of long and short bristles to add volume.

-Water resistant.



-Provide curls.

6. M.A.C Extended Play Gigablack Lash Mascara | $26.00

Are you curious about the exact time till your Mascara lasts? Here it is, the M.A.C. extended play gigablack lash mascara lasts for 16 hours so you can wear it for any occasion. It is washable with warm water, lifting, defining, and is a smudge-proof mascara. It provides more accuracy and precision with its thin & low-profile mascara brush. For a more natural look, this is the choice! While purchasing, apply Mac Cosmetics Promo Codes to avail further discount on the product.

-Sweat- and humidity-resistant.

-Defining and lifting.

-Flake- and smudge-proof.

-Long wearing up to 16-hours.

-Features a carbon black formula.

-Safe for contact lens wearers and sensitive eyes.

7. Innisfree Skinny Waterproof Microcara Mascara | $17

Innisfree is renowned for its beauty range and the products it discovers are mind-blowing & loved by the majority of beauties. This mascara has a strong waterproof base which prevents smudge, thinner brush(Extra-skinny brush with micro bristles) so that even the tiniest lashes get noticed, and doesn’t cause mascara clumps.

It perfectly coats your lashes, and protects them against water, sweat, or sebum. You can wear it for a longer duration and it gives a beautiful natural look to your lashes.

8. L’Oréal Paris Double Extend Beauty Tubes Lengthening Mascara | $12.99

This is a two-in-one formula and includes a lash primer as well, so basically you get two products at the price of one. The primer strengthens and protects your lashes, hence creating a solid base for the tubing application(Use a tiny amount of primer to prevent your lashes from looking clumpy). It can provide up to 80% longer looking lashes which are smudge-proof, flake-proof, long-wearing, and safe for sensitive eyes & contact lens wearers.

Written by Megan Taylor
Megan is a beauty expert who is passionate about all things makeup and glam! Her love for makeup has brought her to become a beauty pro at Glamour Garden Cosmetics.