5 Brown Mascaras For A Subtle, Daytime Look
5 Brown Mascaras For A Subtle, Daytime Look

5 Brown Mascaras For A Subtle, Daytime Look

A black mascara is no longer the default – plenty of A-listers, make-up artists and influencers are opting for brown for a more subtle and daytime-appropriate look. Here are the ones we rate…
By Sapna Rao

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Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes! Mascara in 'Dream Pop', £26 | Charlotte Tilbury

Best For: Instant Lift

This product’s smartly designed micro pro precision paddle brush promises to comb and curl the lashes before depositing the perfect amount of pigment. Plus, the diamond shaped brush is ideal for getting right into the lash line to grip each lash for an even, noticeable lift. Just bear in mind that this brown is a bit more unique, with slightly more auburn tones to it.

Available at CharlotteTilbury.com

Natural Almond Mascara in 'Dark Brown', £26 | Ere Perez

Best For: Sensitive Eyes

For fluttery, romantic-looking lashes, make this Ere Perez product your go-to. Thanks to its natural, no-chemical formula, it glides on effortlessly for a clump-free finish. Subtle to begin with, it’s easy to build up if you want a little more impact.

Available at Revolve.com

Lash Alert Lift & Curl Mascara in 'Brown', £17 | Eyeko

Best For: A Curl 

Nourishing and volumising, this is great for those who have straighter, more stubborn lashes. Not only does the formula give the lashes a more lifted look, it’s also infused with botanical infusions and thickening fibres, as well as caffeine and biotin to help stimulate growth.

Available at CultBeauty.co.uk

Better Than Sex Mascara in 'Chocolate', £25 | Too Faced

Best For: Volume 

Delivering fluffy, dramatic lashes – which can be amped up for the evening or worn daily depending on how many coats you apply – the Better Than Sex Mascara is cult for a reason. With a thick, hourglass-shaped brush, this mascara captures every lash, coating them with cool-toned, chocolate brown, as well as unique peptides. Meanwhile, acacia senegal tree extract adds volume.

Available at Boots.com

Lash Clash Mascara in ‘02 Brown’, £29 | Yves Saint Laurent Beauty

Best for: Versatility

If extra volume is your top priority, YSL’s brown mascara uses a wide brush that catches every little lash for immediate length and fullness – you only need a coat or two to see a visible difference. Despite its chunkiness, the wand doesn’t leave any clumps behind – plus, the formula never smudges or transfers as the day goes on.

Available at YSLBeauty.co.uk

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