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Holly Willoughby reveals the £8 mascara she uses for super long lashes - and it’s just dropped in the Amazon sale

Holly Willoughby has the most amazing eyelashes

Holly Willoughby loves NYX mascara
Hollie Brotherton
Hollie BrothertonLifestyle & Commerce Senior Writer
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Holly Willoughby has the longest, fullest lashes, and her makeup artist Patsy O’Neil has revealed the exact mascara she uses to achieve them.

Despite having access to any luxury beauty product, the TV star still turns to affordable makeup brand NYX. The popular 'Worth The Hype' waterproof mascara not only tints, curls and lengthens lashes, it’s also ideal to use during the warmer months as it’s heat, sweat and water-resistant.

Writing on Holly’s lifestyle website Wylde Moon this summer, Patsy said: "This affordable and effective mascara by NYX does what it says on the tin. It’s an ideal mascara for short lashes in need of added length and volume. The brush coats even the smallest lash hairs without feeling heavy or clumping together. This mascara is easy to remove, and at this price it’s definitely worth a try."

We have to agree. On sale at £7.99 down from £9.35, it’s so affordable, proving you don’t need to spend upwards of £20 to transform your lashes.

The clever formula includes Jojoba oil, which means you can comfortably wear the mascara all day with no irritation. It also keeps your eyelashes soft and healthy in the long term.

NYX recommends applying with the brush from root to tip in a zigzag motion for the best results. It has a tapered end for precise application, reaching even the tiniest baby lashes in the corners.

Several reviews are testament to its powers, with one writing: "This was absolutely awesome. My favourite mascara by far, it really is waterproof and makes my lashes look fuller."

While another said: "I have tried *a lot* of mascaras, many irritate my eyes, many smudge or flake, and many barely coat my sparse lashes or they clump them together. This one does none of the above - an absolute keeper! Love it."

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