Mother and Baby

11 mascaras that will last until your toddler's bedtime

Section: Beauty

Just because you're a new mama doesn't mean you don't want to look glam. Of course, you're getting a little less sleep, you're skincare routine has taken a back seat, and your joggers probably have a porridge stain. Hey, no judgments!

Finding the perfect mascara is tricky at the best of times, but even harder when you're routine involves asking your toddler to put their shoes on 19203 times. 

Sometimes it seems impossible to find a trusty mascara that gives you luscious lashes without the clumps, without the flakes, and one that will last you all day. 

We have made a list of our favourite mascaras that will definitely see you through the day until your little tot has finally hit the hay.  

Best long-lasting mascaras:

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1) No 7 Lash Impact Waterproof, £13.50, Boots

This waterproof mascara builds long-lasting volume and adds major length to your lashes. It's smudge proof, rain proof and tear proof. 
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2) Lash Stick, £14, Glossier

This is the perfect everyday mascara. It sculpts, lengthens and volumises - what more could you want. If you love the natural look, this is definitely the mascara for you - zero clumps, zero smudges, and zero flakes.  91% of people said Lash Slick lasts all day - we'll take that. 
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3) Roller Lash, £22, Benefit 

 Get killer curls with this roll brush.  Lashes are separated, curled, lifted and lengthened with just a few strokes.  The formula holds for 12 hours - exactly what we are looking for.  
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4) Rimmel Extra Super Lash, £4.99, Superdrug

For only £4.99, you probably won't believe us - but this is one of our ultimate favourites. It has the power to last all day, this stuff is not budging.  Despite being super hardy, you'll be glad to know it is easily removable, and does not leave you with panda eyes for days. 
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5) Le Volume de Chanel Waterproof, £28, Chanel

Dramatic and defined lashes are the way forward. This mascara offers plumper and thicker lashes, giving eyes a brightening look.  The product contains provitamin B5, known to strengthen lashes keeping them in good condition. It resists water and humidity, so zero smudges here. 
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6) Lash Definition Smudgeproof Mascara, £15.50, Liz Earle

Perfect for those long and rainy days, this mascara will leave you with luscious lashes all day. The special brush helps create the appearance of length, so it is great for enhancing even the shortest lashes.
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7) Barry M Feature Length Mascara, £4.99, Superdrug

Flutter those lashes all through the day, with this mascara. The specially designed wand gives your lashes oodles of length. It's lightweight and flake-free. Perfect if you love anything shiny and gold - you won't lose this in your handbag. 
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8) Maybelline Lash Sensational Luscious Mascara, £8.99, Boots 

If you want long-lasting lashes on a budget this is the mascara for you. It separates each individual eye lash and coats even the tiniest hairs. Also contains luxurious oil-infused formula giving those lashes a softer feel. 
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9) Doll Eye Mascara, £8, NYX

This hourglass-shaped brush brings instant height to your lashes with a thick lash look. It's water-resistant and has real staying power. Apply it once in the morning, and you're good to go. 
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10) Large Lash Mascara, £14, Pixi

The oversized brush gives extreme volume and colour in just a few sweeps of the wand. Get the false lash look but without the clumps. It stays put all day with no smudges on your lower eyelid. 
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11) Plump It Up Mascara, £6, e.l.f.


 Get clump-fee and long-lasting lashes with just one coat. The brush separates each lash and fans them out, giving hape to your lashes without the need for a curler. It stays on to the end of day, so no need to re-apply. It's also cruelty free and vegan friendly. 


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