Fringe Benefits: Lengthening and Thickening Mascaras
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Fringe Benefits: Lengthening and Thickening Mascaras

The latest crop of mascaras promise longer and thicker lashes. Do they work? FITNESS staffers took a look.
Avon Sonic Boost Vibrating Mascara ($16,

Lash act: "The vibrating wand covers all my lashes for a full effect."
-- Marla Horenbein, fashion assistant

Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Excess Mascara ($30, Saks Fifth Avenue stores)

Lash act: "This wand gives the appearance of falsies but with a soft, natural finish that's easy to remove."
-- Eleanor Langston, beauty director

Maybelline New York The Falsies Mascara ($7.77, drugstores)

Lash act: "The curved brush lifts lashes and makes them glossy."
-- Nina Ramadan, beauty intern

L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Million Lashes Mascara ($8.95, drugstores)

Lash act: "The bristles separate each lash with a thick, flawless application."
-- Melissa Freeswick, assistant fashion editor

Originally published in FITNESS magazine, January 2011.