I start with Lash Discovery by Maybelline...
The brush is really tiny so it gets all of the little lashes on the edges, and I feel like it gives all of my lashes a simple coat of black. I usually do two coats of this.
After that has dried for about 30 seconds, I add one or two coats of L'Oreal Telescopic
This adds some serious length to the already coated lashes. I have tried this alone, but it works SO much better for me with the undercoat of the Lash Discovery. Even at the end of the day, my lashes look great. I've never been as excited about mascara as I have been lately!! The nice thing is they are both drugstore finds and will often go on sale for buy one get one free, so it's a cheap venture, even though you're using two kinds.
Have you tried either of these? Do you like them? Do you have a different favorite? Do share!!