mascara for contact wearers

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Mascara is a tube of black liquid that coats your lashes and makes them look longer and thicker. It's one of the most important parts of your eye makeup routine. If you wear contacts, you know that it can be hard to find mascara that doesn't irritate your eyes. The best contact lens mascaras are those that are non-irritating, easy to apply, and won't smudge or transfer throughout the day. Here are some great options for contact lens-friendly mascaras.

LancômeLash Idôle Lash-Lifting & Volumizing Waterproof Mascara

Size: 0.27 oz/ 8mL·ITEM: 2516136

Color: 01 Glossy Black - black

476 Reviews


This is my 7 product , I wanted a waterproof one since I wear contacts so if I cry all will melt out , but this one not only seems like your lashes are fake but they keep them curly...Doesn’t flake like other mascaras sometimes do, I struggle with flaking because I wear contacts....An excellent waterproof mascara

What it is: A lash lifting, waterproof mascara that targets every single lash for instantly longer, thicker, and more lifted lashes with no clumps.

Formulation Type:
Volumizing, Lengthening

Benefits: Long-wearing, Waterproof

What Else You Need to Know: This mascara has up to 24 hours of waterproof wear and pushes up lashes for an eye-opening effect to create fully fanned-out volume with no flakes. The lightweight formula doesn’t weigh on lashes so it’s comfortable all day and is the perfect mascara for sensitive eyes or contact lens wearers.

Clinical Results: In a consumer test realized on a panel of 103 women:
- 95% saw instant lash lift
- 94% saw instant volume
- 90% saw clump-free lashes

Ami ColéLash-Amplifying Volumizing & Lengthening Mascara

Size: 0.3 oz / 9 ml·ITEM: 2631703

Color: Rich Black

221 Reviews


This mascara does that, fortunately. A bonus is that it is easy to remove, unlike many mascaras I have used....As a contact lenses wearer, I really appreciate that it doesn’t cause irritation or redness.

What it is: An inky-black mascara with 87 percent naturally derived ingredients for high-impact definition, volume, and length.

Formulation Type:
Volumizing, Lengthening

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Shea Butter: Softens and conditions lashes.
- Jojoba Oil: Supports strong lashes for reduced fallout.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This award-winning mascara has a full, tapered wand that coats lashes evenly from root to tip for a high-volume look that won’t clump or flake. The clean formula contains shea butter and jojoba oil to fortify and condition your lashes.

This product is an Allure Best of Beauty award winner.<

CLINIQUEHigh Impact Waterproof Mascara

Size: 0.28 oz/ 8 mL·ITEM: 1487180

Color: Black

426 Reviews


Would buy again and recommended if your a contact lens wearer like myself....Great for Sensitive/Contact Wearers...Still looking for that perfect mascara that doesn't smudge at all AND is good for sensitive eyes, but this comes pretty close.

What it is:
A volumizing and lengthening waterproof mascara that resists flaking, clumping, and smudging.

What it does:
This waterproof version of Clinique’s High Impact Mascara stands up to heat, humidity, and the most active day. Ophthalmologist-tested, it is safe for sensitive eyes and contact-lens wearers and come off easily with your favorite Clinique eye makeup remover.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product is free of SLS, mineral oil, gluten, alcohol, and fragrance.


There's no gross runny or flakey mess so it's great for contact lens wearers like me. One word of advice though, buy a good eye makeup remover! ...It doen't flake off like the zillion others I've tried that ended up between my contact lens and eyeball - and under my eyes . . .

Everything you loved about Définicils Mascara—the famous lengthening, separating and lash defining power—is now in a waterproof formula. Make a splash in black, brown or navy. Ophthalmologist tested and suitable for contact lens wearers.


Love this mascara -- have used it for years!...Tried a drugstore brand... nah. As a contact lens wearer, Clinique wins for sensitivity. ...While this mascara does not give me the volume of other mascaras, I love that it does not irritate my eyes especially because i have contacts.

What it is:
A mascara that provides instant, jaw-dropping drama.

What it does:
With every stroke, this mega-volume mascara's over-the-top brush wraps lashes in a volume-pumping formula. The brush's extra-large surface area effortlessly builds bigger, better lashes. A dome tip gives even the tiniest corner lashes a high-volume finish. And, it's not just the brush that goes to extremes—this expert formula comes in an inky Extreme Black.

ILIAFullest Volumizing Mascara

Size: 0.32 fl oz / 9.5 ml·ITEM: 2475259

Color: Classic Black

1.1K Reviews


best for sensitive eyes/contact wearers...i have super sensitive eyes and i wear contacts and the only other mascaras that haven’t irritated me (that i’ve tried) is glossier and clinique, but this one looks the best out of them all on top of the gentle formula...Best clean mascara!...I liked that it is fragrance free and is gentle on my eyes since I am a contact lens wearer. I am so happy with this formula!

What it is: A clean volumizing mascara that wraps each lash in weightless, buildable volume without flaking, smudging, or irritating sensitive eyes.

Formulation Type: Volumizing

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Arginine: Supports stronger, healthier-looking lashes.
- Provitamin B5: Nourishes to promote thicker-looking lashes.
- Weightless Wax Blend: Adds full, flexible body without the weight.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free.

Tower 28 BeautyMakeWaves Lengthening + Volumizing Mascara

Size: 0.29 oz / 8 mL·ITEM: 2606176

Color: Jet - Black

1.9K Reviews


Only mascara that doesn’t stain my under eyes !!!...I cannot stand waterproof mascaras for several reasons and so usually put up with the smudges or smears of washable ones, but this mascara has been the first mascara that gives me barely to no smudging even after hours and hours of wear, and I’m a contact lens wearer. ...I LOVE that this product is tailored for sensitive eyes!! It’s non-toxic, contact lens safe, and allergy tested….you really can’t go wrong with that!

What it is: A vegan mascara that visibly lengthens, defines, and holds a curl with Aquaflex® Technology for amped up, natural-looking lashes.

Formulation Type:
Curling and Lengthening

Benefits: Long-wearing, Waterproof

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Aquaflex® Technology: Conventionally used in haircare styling, this ingredient actively works to define curl using memory hold (it memorizes the wave of your lash) while leaving lashes touchably soft. Technology helps keep lashes humidity-proof, visibly lifted, and curled.
- Panthenol Vitamin B5 and Castor Oil Blend: Helps keep lashes looking healthy, strong, and conditioned.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes i


I think the mascara did better at volumizing compared to lengthening....New favorite mascara...For me I’m not into the clumpy mascara look and this doesn’t do that and I love it.

What it is: A mini mascara to volumize, lengthen, curl, and condition, delivering 100 percent sexy lashes with a 98 percent naturally derived formula.

Formulation Type:
Volumizing, Curling, Lengthening

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Bamboo Fibers: Lengthen and volumize.

What Else You Need to Know: Infused with a goji berry blend, this mascara delivers sexy length and volume. Its iconic hourglass-shaped brush coats every last lash with an intense black formula, stretching your look to unbelievable lengths—all with a 98 percent naturally derived formula.* It’s also ophthalmologist tested and safe for contact-lens wearers and sensitive eyes.

*Per ISO 16128 Standard from plant sources, non-petroleum mineral sour

Tower 28 BeautyMini MakeWaves Lengthening + Volumizing Mascara

Size: 0.17 oz / 5 ml·ITEM: 2714459

Color: Jet - black

389 Reviews


Such an Amazing Mascara...This has been one of my favorite mascaras for a while since I have sensitive eyes. I am very prone to Styes and this mascara has never given me one! ...It’s a decent mascara! Not sure I would recommend, there are far better mascaras out there.

What it is: A vegan mascara that visibly volumizes, lengthens, and defines for the most amped-up, natural-looking lashes.

Formulation Type:
Volumizing, Lengthening

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Aquaflex® Technology: Conventionally used in haircare styling, this ingredient active works to define curl using memory hold (it memorizes the wave of your lash!) while leaving lashes touchably soft. Proven technology helps keep lashes lifted and curled.
- Castor Oil Blend: To help keep lashes healthy, strong, and conditioned.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: The breakthrough Triple-Wave Wand has three flexible, sus


This mascara is beautiful! As you can see in the photo, it gives amazing volume and length with very few clumps. ...When applying it, the mascara clumps a lot more compared to other mascaras I've tried.

What it is: A long-lasting and smudgeproof volumizing mascara that enhances your eyelashes with up to 15 times more volume for a false-lash eye makeup effect.

What Else You Need to Know: The soft-fiber brush and wavy bristles wrap around the lashes from root to tip, volumizing and lengthening the lashes without smudging or flaking. The light, creamy, ultra-black mascara formula evenly coats eyelashes for buildable, clump-free volume that holds all day. Tested under ophthalmological control. Suitable for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers.

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