Beauty Clinic: Paraben-free mascara for contact lens-wearers


Q. Could you recommend a mascara that does not contain parabens preservatives? Also I need one that is suitable for contact lens wearers and does not stain contact lenses. Screen Shot 2015-11-13 at 09.51.56A. NATorigin Lengthening Mascara is 98.5 per cent natural and does not contain parabens. The manufacturers tell us it is suitable for even the most sensitive eyes and for contact lens wearers. Furthermore, they assure us that it will not stain contact lenses.

It comes in six colours: Brown, Black, Blue, Ultramarine, Green and Anthracite. NATorigin Lengthening Mascara costs £14.50 and is available from

We tested this product for The Ultimate Natural Beauty Bible and it scored highly with our independent ten-woman tester panel. Comments included the following: ‘it didn't irritate my eyes at all; I have used it every day and will buy again’; also ‘loved, loved this product: it’s excellent at lash-lengthening’ and ‘glossy and lustrous, very different to most mascaras’