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The $10 Bottom Lash Mascara Your Makeup Bag Needs

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Today's pick comes from Racked LA editor Natalie Alcala.

Clinique Bottom Lash Mascara, $10.

Whether you're a beauty minimalist or maximalist, mascara is a makeup bag must. It's the beauty equivalent of a black blazer: you can dress it down (one coat) or up (a ton of coats). And while most folks have identified their tried-and-true tool for top lashes (Racked NY's Nicola Fumo knows what's up), not many have a handle on their bottom lash situation and settle on using a regular-sized mascara's thick, smear-inducing wand for the job. They just haven't met Clinique's Bottom Lash Mascara yet.

Reasonably priced for a department store product, this $10 bestseller features an adorable mini brush that's engineered to meticulously dress your tiniest lashes without forcing you into having a Kardashian moment. (Unless that's what you're going for, in which you can apply a dozen coats to get there.) In addition to being super-easy to remove (warm water does the trick), the barrel is decorated with a pretty floral motif, because pint-sized things should always look cute.
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