13 Best Mascaras for Dark skin

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Based on 2865 reviews of 666 mascaras from 131 brands, written by MakeupAlley users with dark skin, these are the 13 best mascaras for dark skin

e.l.f. Cosmetics Cosmetics Clear Brow & Lash Mascara Gel

4.2

407 reviews

86% would repurchase

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For a dollar, this is a really good product. I usually pick up a couple of them whenever I go to Target. My brows are a bit strange. The hairs are a mixture of me

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Jordana Cosmetics Best Lash Extreme Volumizing Mascara

4.0

704 reviews

76% would repurchase

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I went on here and saw all the negative reviews this mascara has been getting lately, and wondered "Why are these beotches talkin' smack about my baby?" No but serio

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LancĂ´me Cils Booster XL

4.0

461 reviews

71% would repurchase

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I recently got Cils Booster XL. At first I didn't really like it because when I would put it on and use Hypnose, it was like the mascara didn't do the hypnose thing

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Maybelline New York New York Full 'N Soft Mascara

4.0

3,484 reviews

75% would repurchase

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I am a contact lens wearer with short, black, sparse straight lashes. In order of importance, this is what I look for in a mascara: - No smudging (I understand

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Max Factor 2000 Calorie Mascara

4.0

1,315 reviews

73% would repurchase

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I really wish they would bring back Max Factor to the U.S, as this is probably the most waterproof mascara I've ever used! If you want a super dramatic look, this i

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Maybelline New York Full 'N Soft Waterproof Mascara

3.9

1,175 reviews

71% would repurchase

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This asian girl (think stickler eyelashes) was taught to invest the least on mascara. Pro-cheapie mascaras. Why? Cos you trash it every 6 months anyway. So I started

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COVERGIRL Clump Crusher Mascara by LashBlast

3.9

791 reviews

71% would repurchase

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Every time I think I have found a new HG mascara, another new one tempts me. Such was the case with Clump Crusher. I picked it up on a whim because it was on sale at

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COVERGIRL Lash Exact

3.8

1,407 reviews

70% would repurchase

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WOW! No one is more surprised than I am at how much I love this DS mascara. I am a HE mascara gal (w/ one exception which up until now was Full & Soft-the only DS

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MAC Cosmetics Haute & Naughty Lash

3.8

196 reviews

66% would repurchase

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I won't lie, the reason I bought this mascara is the cool looking tube it comes in. Pink and purple cap with two "settings"? Sign me up! The mascara itself is ver

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LancĂ´me Definicils High Definition Mascara

3.7

1,544 reviews

58% would repurchase

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I have been using this mascara in brown for years and really love it. Before applying mascara, I use a hairdryer to add a little warmth to my metal eyelash curlers

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Mary Kay Ultimate Mascara

3.7

200 reviews

62% would repurchase

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I hesitated to a review on this product because I am such a fan of MK and it hurts me to write a bad review, however the truth must be told. First let me state that

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Maybelline New York Great Lash Lots of Lashes

3.5

395 reviews

63% would repurchase

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I hated every Maybelline Great Lash I tried, until this mascara. In every magazine, Maybelline Great Lash wins "Best of Beauty Awards." Supermodels, beauty editors

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L'Oreal Paris Voluminous in Carbon Black

3.5

1,007 reviews

59% would repurchase

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Okay...whenever I get this sense of "rediscovery" from items that are already HGs, I feel the need to run over to the boards and edit my reviews. Just like the MF 2

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