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It’s National Lash Day, here are five iconic mascaras we love

Looking for something to celebrate? February 19 is National Lash Day... here are five of our favourite luxe mascaras to mark the occasion.

Diorshow Backstage Mascara

Dior’s iconic Diorshow mascara formula is enriched with microfibres to “optically reproduce” the effect of lash extensions on your lashes. Its buildable volume and lash extension effect make it a makeup artist favourite. Clings without clumping and lasts all day. Available in black, brown and blue. dior.com

Le Volume De Chanel

Chanel’s formula offers instant volume from the very first stroke for longer, plumper and thicker lashes. The brush, developed exclusively for Chanel, sculpts volume thanks to its disks that are stacked and oriented for an impeccable finish. A quick-drying fluid formula helps build a customized volume result. Available in four shades: Noir, Ecorces, Blue Night and Metal Terracotta. chanel.com

Gucci Mascara L’Obscur

A uniquely shaped brush and ultra-rich creamy formula builds volume, while curling and lifting the lashes, adding length and definition with a long-wearing finish. Smudge-proof and flake-proof for up to 12 hours. Flexible elastomer brush designed with a thin tip to catch even the smallest lashes. The pretty pastel pink tube with gold-toned Gucci logo looks great on any makeup tray. Available in black. gucci.com

Lancome Lash Idôle Mascara

This non-clumping mascara from Lancome targets every lash with a game-changing arched brush designed to fit the shape of the eye. Lash Idôle’s wand features 90 different bristle sizes and 360 micro-bristles for volumized, lifted and full lashes. A new gel emulsion formula makes for a lightweight mascara formula with times less wax for a feather-light feel and zero clumps that lasts up to 24 hours. Available in black. lancome.ca


Pat McGrath Labs FetishEyes Lengthening Mascara

This mascara has a cult following for its ability to dramatically lengthen and defines lashes. The flexible, buildable formula makes for customizable volume with long-lasting wear. Its formula is also infused with conditioning peptides to strengthen each lash, while hydrating panthenol keeps them luxuriously soft. Available in Xtreme Black. patmcgrath.com

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