The Best Mascara For Every Eye Shape

No matter how many mascaras come and go, Benefit’s are still some of the best – it's what makes it the number one mascara brand in the UK. Affordable, volumising, long lasting and never clumpy, they give you exactly what you want – and now they’re all available at John Lewis & Partners on a three-for-two offer. Here are some of our forever favourites…

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Best For: Instant Lift

This jet-black mascara uses aero particles which attach to lashes to provide better intensity, depth and fullness. You only need a couple of coats to instantly lift and lengthen. The formula is silky and slippery, but this gives you time to work with it and build it up to achieve the results you want. Thanks to added provitamin B5, which locks in hydration and nourishment, it never feels crispy or dry. Plus, extra points go to the thin, tapered tip of the brush which lets you create a fanned-out effect at the inner and outer corners.

Available here for £24.50

Best For: Long-Lasting Results

If you want all the benefits of BADgal BANG! with an amped-up and budge-proof formula, this is the one for you. It doesn’t smudge or flake and, unlike other waterproof formulas, it doesn’t weigh lashes down. You’ll need an oil-based make-up remover to get it off – just hold a soaked cotton pad over lashes for a few minutes to dissolve the formula at night. Like its non-waterproof sister, this separates and lengthens even the shortest, fairest lashes.

Available here for £24.50


Best For: Curling Lashes

If you’re after a lasting curl, this will get the job done. With an angled brush, the bristles grip each lash as you glide it through, lifting upwards for an eye-opening effect. We love that the silicone wand is soft and flexible, making it easy to work with and allowing you to really get into those smaller lashes. The small bristles at the top are great for detangling and minimising clumps.

Available here for £24.50


Best For: A Tinted Effect

This primer enhances a mascara's jet-black pigment and ensure it goes the distance. Thanks to a subtle, brown tint, experts and industry insiders like using it solo, too. Even on its own, it gives just enough colour to enhance lashes in a natural way – perfect if you want something more low-key. It does a great job of separating lashes, giving them clump-free definition that lasts – you’ll find this doesn’t smudge and it washes off easily at night. It’s even gentle enough for those who wear contact lenses or suffer with eye sensitivities.

Available here for £22.50

Best For: Natural Volume

Decades after launching, this is still one of the best mascaras on the market. In fact, it’s so popular that Benefit has expanded its They’re Real! range to include mini mascaras for those on the go. The unique wand comes with compact bristles that can coat each lash for an even effect, while the ball-shaped tip curls and separates. It gives impressive volume, without looking too OTT.

Available here for £24.50

Best For: Lengthening & Defining

This is just like the They’re Real! mascara but with a wand that has a magnetically charged core. This works hard to grip hairs and spread the formula outwards to make lashes appear longer and more defined. It’s perfect for those with shorter, stubbier lashes, or anyone whose lashes tend to grow straight. All the bristles evenly coat the brush, which makes application easy – you won’t end up smudging this one as you get closer to the lash line. Just a single layer will give you that wide-eyed look.

Available here for £24.50

Get 3-For-2 on any one of Benefit’s bestselling mascaras

Offer available from 19th to 28th November 2022 at JohnLewis.co.uk

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