I consider myself to be a cosmetic junkie.. although it gets to be quite expensive! One of my most valued cosmetic item is mascara. I absolutely love mascara, and I go no where, and I mean no where without it. I've tried so many brands, ranging from the cheaper drugstore brands to some of the more expensive brands, and I do have to say, mascara is an item that is worth spending the extra money on. You get what you pay for, and if you consider mascara to be as much of a necessity as me, you must pay! I've recently found Perscriptive's Lash Envy Mascara, and I love it! It is a wonderful product that really transforms my lashes from thin and short into well defined, distinctive lashes. There are many days that I leave the house with no make-up on except the Lash Envy mascara, and it really makes a statement on it's own. If you are used to the cheaper brands that you pick up at a drugstore, you should really think twice, and allow yourself to splurge on the Perscriptives products. They are wonderful, and also of course optomologist approved!