MASCARA MADNESS!!! buy 2 get 1 free

One of my FAVORITE sales that only pops up a couple times a year is HERE – Mascara Madness! It's the BEST day of the year to stock up on all your favorite mascaras.

Don't know which ones to get? Think these will be too expensive? Keep reading because I'll show you my faves AND how to get the best deals, even at drugstore mascara prices!!!

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TODAY ONLY, Saturday November 30, 2019, when you buy 2 mascaras here you'll get a 3rd of equal or lesser value FREE!!!!!

You can totally mix and match if you want to try a few out. the lowest priced mascara will come off at checkout automatically.

So I’m gonna dish on my faves. And I know you might be saying that you can’t afford department store mascara but my first pick and hands-down favorite is almost the same price as drug store mascara when you buy it today!!

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Hourglass Caution Extreme Lash Mascara: a newer fave of mine that's getting RAVE reviews!! It is known to be the perfect mascara for lower lashes (if you have lash extensions like me!), but it obviously great for all the lashes! Doesn't smudge, doesn't flake.

Better than Sex Mascara: the name is not my fave but I LOVE the results of this mascara!! It's got over 100 near perfect reviews because it REALLY builds beautifully without clumping. If you're looking for crazy volume THIS is the mascara for you.

These mascaras listed above and anything at the top of this page are by far THE BEST DEALS of mascara madness because they cost $13-14 for the smaller tubes PLUS you can buy 2, get 1 free so that calculates out to be $8-9 per tube. That, my friends, is even cheaper than my favorite drugstore mascara.

In the past when I've posted about how insanely good this mascara deal was with the smaller sizes, we completely sold them out of the 0.1 oz tubes within an hour. So BUY FAST!!!

best mascara for lash extensions

Clinique high-impact mascara: this is my all-time favorite. It really makes your lashes POP! And it comes off super easily, which is important to me especially when I have lash extensions and (gasp!) sometimes wear mascara over them. Yes, I do that.

In between fills at the end when they’re starting to look a little sparse. or occasionally when I’m going to get pictures taken or have a really special night out, I’ll put a light coat of Clinique high-impact mascara over my lash extensions and it fills everything in just enough to make them all stand out, even the little lashes that don’t have an extension, if that makes sense. Every time I do this – without fail – someone says “WOW are your lashes real? They look SO GOOD.” Haha.

I wouldn’t recommend this daily BUT having said that, every time I wash my makeup off after, gently with baby shampoo, it comes off just fine and my lash extensions stay on! Can’t say the same for a couple other mascaras I've tried over my extensions.

AND when you buy Clinique high-impact mascara today you’ll get 3 for the price of 2 so it’s like paying $11 per mascara, and I’m pretty sure most grocery store mascaras are now around $8 (am I right?) so for a few dollars more I think it’s WAY worth it. Plus when I do this deal once a year it lasts me 6 months if I’m wearing it daily, and all year if I’m only wearing it occasionally.

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Lancome Defincils High Definition Mascara: if you're looking for the highest recommended mascara by Nordstrom reviewers, this lancome defincils is by far the highest rated mascara at Nordstrom with 1.2k almost ALL perfect reviews. This stuff is a little more spendy at $27.50 a pop, but definitely worth it if you’re willing to invest.

The best thing about Lancome Defincils Mascara is that it never ever clumps, it will make all your lashes stand out without ever becoming a spidery mess. Here’s a picture of my beautiful friend Carlie Stylez wearing her Lancome Defincils (PS you should watch & subscribe to her youtube she’s amazing and hilar!)

mascara madness highest rated mascara at nordstrom

most dramatic mascara

Last of all, the fourth mascara on my list is Diorshow. It’s kind of the industry known show stopper mascara. You definitely have to be more careful not to cake this on because it’s VERY dramatic but it sure does the job well! I’ve only bought it once because it was a little intense for me, but if you’re the type of girl who really likes dramatic lashes every day, this is the one for you!

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So those are my top 5 highest recommended mascaras at Nordstrom! If deparment store makeup is your jam, you might want to check out my recent post on Nordstrom's top selling and highest rated makeup, or Sephora's top 20 holy grail items. If you're looking for more makeup DEALS, definitely go read our roundup of the best BEAUTY Black Friday deals we did yesterday!

If you're more of a drugstore makeup kinda girl, you'll probably love my BEST drugstore makeup roundup.

Don't forget that TODAY ONLY, November 30, 2019, you can buy 2 mascaras and get 1 of equal or lesser value FREE!!! This event only happens a couple times a year so make sure you grab your faves before today is over.

Which Nordstrom mascara is your favorite?? Let me know in the comments!

Corrine Stokoe

Corrine Stokoe is a blogger, podcaster and content creator behind the brand Mint Arrow. She and her husband Neil live in South Orange County with their 3 little girls (and soon to be baby boy!) and run a blog and business with 8 total team members, where they find the best daily deals and share favorite finds in fashion and beauty. They also run a podcast called Mint Arrow Messages. Mint Arrow has been featured in Forbes, Women's Wear Daily, Business Insider, The Wall Street Journal, AdWeek and Allure. Corrine is passionate about sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ as often as she can and teaching others to use social media for good.

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  1. Total bummer, the sale is over before midnight tonight. I’ll have to keep an eye out for the next time this sale comes around!

  2. I stocked up on the Urban Decay Perversion since it was so universally highly rated. Thanks for the tip on the great sale! Hopefully next year I can branch out and try different ones.

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