I am what you might call a "Mascara Junkie". I love trying all the new brushes and formulas and have usually 2 or 3 I use in rotation for different looks. But sometimes the good old favorite is still the best. I have found that I actually prefer the more plush traditional wands as opposed to the new plasticy type.
Here is a link to find the 12 Best Mascaras of All Time from Harpers Bazaar. The prices range from drugstore affordable to OMG $50 for Mascara?!!?
Check it out!