Great mascara—one that darkens, lifts, lengthens and even curls—is a makeup must. It can be tempting to want to buy fancy mascaras that promise model-worthy lashes. But for those of us on a beauty budget, finding mascara that performs can be downright difficult. Lucky for us, Maybelline comes to the rescue with their classic pink tube of never-fail Great Lash Mascara for just $5. One swipe on our lashes and we’re left with bigger, better, more-beautiful eyes.

What’s your pick for best mascara on a budget?