Why: Iâ€™ve plunked down the big bucks for high-end mascaras, but there was always something wrong with them. This one flaked and got under my contacts, that one smudged when I didnâ€™t want to do heroine chic and I always found myself going back to the basics. My friend Dani, who at 13 was much more worldly than me because her mom was a flight attendant, first introduced me to this sleek blue container of CoverGirl Professional Mascara. Scoff you may, but this tried-and-true mascara has had me hooked ever since. The smooth application stays put and the price can’t be beat.
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