Mascara has long been a makeup bag must-have to offer length, volume and curl to lashes.
And some are undoubtedly better than others, with some people preferring a thin comb, while others prefer a thicker wand.
And when Benefit launched their Roller Lash mascara in 2015, it was dubbed as a ‘beauty game changer’ – and now has more than 300 reviews on the Benefit site, and a further 345 five star reviews on Boots.com.
But with a price tag of £24.50, it might not be the most affordable lash product for everyday use.
I tried both mascaras and wore one on each eye all day to see which I preferred.
I wore the Essence mascara on my left eye, and…