Guiltless Gastos: Which Mascara Is The Most Sulit?

We did the math!

Being Asian, most of us were born with stubborn, stick-straight lashes that can't hold a curl. This is why we turn to a good mascara to help us because a few coats of it can *immediately* transform our entire look—our eyes appear bigger and we look more awake!

The price of mascaras, however, range from P350 to almost P2,000, which can be pretty steep for just a little tube. That said, we decided to investigate to see if you're really getting your money's worth. We based it on each product's price, weight, and if it can hold a curl. Keep scrolling to see the results:

Careline Go Long! Mascara

It may be the most inexpensive option in this list, but don't let its affordable price point fool you—it can rival high-end ones in terms of lengthening and volumizing!

"Can it hold a curl?" score: 3/5

Price per gram: P185/10g = P18.5 per gram

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Is it sulit? Yes!

Careline Go Long! Mascara, P185, BeautyMNL

Happy Skin At Long Lash Supercurl Waterproof Mascara

If you're having a hard time curling your stick-straight lashes, try this mascara from Happy Skin. A few coats of this baby will immediately give your eyelashes more volume + a long-lasting curl. 

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"Can it hold a curl?" score: 4/5

Price per gram: P999/9g = P111 per gram

Is it sulit? Yes!

Happy Skin At Long Lash Supercurl Waterproof Mascara, P999, BeautyMNL

Essence I Love Extreme Volume Mascara

A few coats of Essence's I Love Extreme Volume Mascara will grant you dramatic-looking peepers that will last the entire day.

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"Can it hold a curl?" score: 5/5

Price per gram: P299/11g = P27 per gram

Is it sulitA resounding y-e-s!

Essence I Love Extreme Volume Mascara, P299, SM Beauty

Maybelline Total Temptation Waterproof Mascara

Maybelline is known for its great mascaras, but Total Temptation, their latest release, might be their best one yet. Its whipped coconut formula will give you soft, full volume that creates flirty-looking lashes.

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"Can it hold a curl?" score: 3/5

Price per gram: P399/9g = P44 per gram

Is it sulit? Yes—if you don't mind curling your lashes again every few hours.

Maybelline Total Temptation Waterproof Mascara, P399, Lazada

L'Oreal Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara

We all went crazy for this mascara when it launched a few years ago because it was supposedly a ~dupe~ for the cult-favorite Too Faced Better Than Sex. It has 200 bristles (!!!) that can catch every lash to create a dramatic lewk—like you've got false eyelashes on. Plus, its formula doesn't smudge or clump!

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"Can it hold a curl?" score: 4/5

Price per gram: P550

Is it sulitYes—if you don't mind curling your lashes again every few hours.

L'Oreal Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara, P550, Lazada

Heroine Make Volume & Curl Waterproof Mascara

If you have short eyelashes, turn to Heroine Make's Volume & Curl Waterproof Mascara. It has extra fibers that give the illusion of thicker and longer lashes. Plus, its formula can hold a curl for up to 10 hours!

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"Can it hold a curl?" score: 5/5

Price per gram: P1,170/7g = P167 per gram

Is it sulit? Yes! Even though it has a steep price point, it's a sulit purchase because you'll really see a dramatic difference in your lashes.

Heroine Make Volume & Curl Waterproof Mascara, P1,170, BeautyMNL

Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara

The Better Than Sex Mascara's hourglass-shaped brush ensures an even coat of pigment for a dramatic, intense finish. It's no wonder everyone on the internet raves about this product a lot!

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"Can it hold a curl?" score: 5/5

Price per gram: P1,150/8g = P143 per gram

Is it sulitNot really. You can purchase L'Oreal's Lash Paradise mascara and get similar results. ;)

Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara, P1,550, Sephora

Benefit Cosmetics Roller Lash Mascara

The Roller Lash Mascara features tiny custom-designed hooks that can catch every lash so you'll end up with a beautiful, fanned-out effect. And, just in case you were wondering, this product is Jeffree Star-approved! ;)

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"Can it hold a curl?" score: 5/5

Price per gram: P1,660/8.5g = P195 per gram

Is it sulit? Nope. There are other mascaras in the market that do the same thing and are more affordable.

Benefit Cosmetics Roller Lash Mascara, P1,660, Sephora

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