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mascara for stubborn lashes

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for mascara for stubborn lashes.

If you have short, straight lashes that tend to be hard to curl and maintain, you're in luck. There are a number of mascaras on the market that can help you get more out of your curled-lashed look. Here are some of the best options for you.

Yves Saint LaurentThe Curler Lengthening and Curling Mascara

Size: 0.22 oz/ 6.6 mLITEM: 2038602

Color: 1 Rebellious Black

328 Reviews


I鈥檓 Asian so I naturally have straight, stubborn lashes and oily lids. My usual go-to mascaras are Asian brands, Heroine KissMe and Clio Superproof, because they hold curls so well and don鈥檛 smudge or flake. ...Also the mascara doesn't flake when I apply it to my lower lashes....HG Mascara

What it is: A curling mascara featuring a unique hybrid brush that dramatically lifts, defines, and curls lashes for an unparalleled, full-fan effect.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Coconut, Walnut Leaf, Bamboo Oils: Nourish for stronger, healthier lashes.

What Else You Need to Know: This long-lasting, curling and lengthening mascara features a hybrid brush that provides major lash lift with extraordinary curl and volume. The curved elastomer combs ensure clean definition, while rounded fiber bristles create dimension and curl eyelashes without clumping or smudging.

Clinical Results: In an efficacy consumer test on 120 women:
- 91% saw longer-looking eyelashes


So so for stubborn lashes...It felt like it gave my lashes volume. Unfortunately, my lashes are so stubborn and they go flat really fast and only waterproof mascara works for them so I hoped that this primer would help. ...Not for stubborn lashes...My eyelashes are stick straight and need to be curled before I apply mascara. After curling my eyelashes and applying this mascara primer, my lashes became stick straight.

What it is: A nurturing eyelash primer that maximizes mascara results for major lash lift and the appearance of longer, thicker, and more volumized lashes.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Vitamin E: Conditions eyelashes.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.

What Else You Need to Know: This iconic lash primer evenly separates and coats eyelashes with a nourishing, conditioning formula to maximize the results of your mascara.

Too FacedMini Better Than Sex Waterproof Mascara

ITEM: 1834167

Size: Mini Size Black - 0.17 oz/ 5 mL

778 Reviews


I have stubborn straight short lashes that cannot hold a curl, except for when using this mascara! ...Fave mascara for bottom lashes...I only use eye mascara on my bottom lashes because I either have lash extensions on or falsies.

What it is:
A waterproof, intensely black, volumizing mascara with an hourglass-shaped brush that separates, coats, and curls each lash to voluptuous perfection.

What it does:
Now in a waterproof formula, Better Than Sex Waterproof mascara has a volumizing formula with added high-performance and water-resistant polymers for waterproof, sweat-proof, play-proof wear.

IT CosmeticsMini Superhero Elastic Stretch Volumizing Mascara

Size: 0.17 oz/ 5 gITEM: 1999317

Color: Super Black

91 Reviews


This mascara is absolutely phenomenal. Makes lashes and lash line like thicker and fuller and gives so much length!!!! ...Nor does it feel heavy like its pulling the lashes down. It holds my lashes up in a nice curve without fussing with a lash curler.

What it is:
A game-changing mascara that gives lashes the appearance of volume, length, and elastic stretch in just one coat.

What it does:
Developed with plastic surgeons, Superhero™ mascara is like skin care for your lashes. The proprietary Elastic Stretch Technology stretches the look of your lashes wider and longer, and wraps each individual lash in a volume-boosting, lengthening, ultra-conditioning coat of support and color for the strongest, thickest, most defined results. Powerful lash-lifting polymers, volumizing collagen, strengthening biotin, proteins, and peptides combined with super black pigment and the Lash-Changing Power Brush work together to coat every lash from base to tips.

KajaWink Lash Trio Mascara

Size: 3x 0.26 oz/ 7.5gITEM: 2501948

Color: clear, black, black

596 Reviews


The packaging is cute and very much travel size. I also have stubborn lashes and after applying all 3 products on, my lashes stayed curl throughout the day. even on the most stubborn lashes!...I have stubborn little lashes so the lash primer is a lifesaver!!

What it is: A mascara trio including volumizing, lengthening, and clear mascaras to layer together for a customized lash effect or for use individually.

Formulation Type:
Volumizing, Curling, Lengthening

Benefits: Long wearing

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Panthenol: Helps protect and condition lashes.
- Biotin and Avocado Peptides: Nourish lashes.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, and sulfates SLS & SLES. It is also vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: One mascara isn’t enough! This multitasking mascara trio is easy to layer for any customized eyelash look you fantasize.

SaieMini Mascara 101 Lengthening and Lifting

Size: 0.17 oz / 5 gITEM: 2492841

Color: Black

84 Reviews


The best part is the tip of the brush, there are extra bristles that can reach my shortest stubborn lashes! No clumps in the formula neither! ...This mascara resulted in pretty, black, long and lifted lashes.

What it is: A clean mascara that lifts, lengthens and creates volume. Formulated with nourishing ingredients that condition and leave lashes full and flexible.

Formulation Type:

Highlighted Ingredients:
-Beeswax: Allows the mascara to coat, lengthen, and stiffen (but not harden) lashes.
- Shea Butter: Moisturizing and nourishing, it also creates a silky, smooth texture.
- Hydra-Mineral Complex: Rich in minerals for lash strengthening.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This formula uses nourishing shea butter, beeswax and our hydra-mineral complex to lift and separate every lash.

Lanc么meMini Lash Id么le Lengthening & Volumizing Mascara

Size: 0.16 oz/ 5 mLITEM: 2417152

Color: 01 Glossy Black - black

9.2K Reviews


I got this recently as a sample and honestly, I don't know why I've ever wasted money on mascaras not made by Lancome. They've knocked it out of the park for my short, stubborn lashes yet again with this new mascara....The curve itself forces stubborn lashes from the corners of my eyes upward.

What it is: A mini mascara that targets every single lash for instant lift, length, and fanned-out volume without clumps.

Formulation Type:
Volumizing, Lengthening

Highlighted Ingredients:
- White Tea Extract: An antioxidant-rich ingredient that conditions and cares for lashes.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of mineral oil and sulfates SLS & SLES.

What Else You Need to Know: This mascara has a curved wand that pushes up and fans out lashes for an open-eye effect with up to 24 hours of lasting power. 360 micro-size bristles grab and lengthen every lash from root to tip (no matter how small), while the lightweight gel formula leaves the lashes feathery soft—without flaking, clumping, or smudging.

Tower 28 BeautyMakeWaves Lengthening + Volumizing Mascara

Size: 0.29 oz / 8 mLITEM: 2606176

Color: Jet - Black

1.2K Reviews


I recommend this for those without stubborn lashes and wanting a more volumized look! ...I really really like this mascara. I have stubborn lashes, they won't really hold a curl unless I apply mascara a certain way (same for water-proof as well) so this does weigh my lashes BUT I love the separation and length.

What it is: A vegan mascara that visibly lengthens, defines, and holds a curl with Aquaflex® Technology for amped up, natural-looking lashes.

Formulation Type:
Curling and Lengthening

Benefits: Long-wearing, Waterproof

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Aquaflex® Technology: Conventionally used in haircare styling, this ingredient actively works to define curl using memory hold (it memorizes the wave of your lash) while leaving lashes touchably soft. Technology helps keep lashes humidity-proof, visibly lifted, and curled.
- Panthenol Vitamin B5 and Castor Oil Blend: Helps keep lashes looking healthy, strong, and conditioned.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes i

Anastasia Beverly HillsLash Sculpt Lengthening & Volumizing Mascara

Size: 0.34 fl oz / 10 mlITEM: 2707149

Color: Black - intense black, soft matte

1.3K Reviews


I find it easy to apply even though I have really straight and stubborn lashes. I find it hard to curl them and make them look long with any m谩scara. ...A must-have mascara for Asian lashes...I have a typical Asian lashes that are straight and hard to curl, it has always been very difficult for me to find the right one that works for my stubborn lashes.

What it is: A lengthening and volumizing mascara designed to deliver sexy, extension-effect lashes that curl with every coat.

Formulation Type:
Volumizing, Lengthening

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Biotin: Supports strong, healthy-looking lashes.
- Collagen: Visibly boosts lash volume.
- Peptides: Enhance the look of lash length and fullness.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, and sulfates SLS & SLES. It is also cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Meet the ultimate mascara, a formula for extension-effect lashes that curl with every coat. Create extreme volume while lengthening and sculpting your lashes from root to tip—without any flaking, clumping, or smudging.

LYS BeautyLash Confidence Curling & Lengthening Clean Mascara

Size: 0.26 oz / 7.5 gITEM: 2657682

Color: Influential - Black

161 Reviews


A Clean Mascara that Enhances Lashes!...So..... if you're looking for a clean mascara that not only enhances your lashes but also cares for them, the LYS Beauty Lash Confidence Curling & Lengthening Clean Mascara is a must-try. ...Really Nice Mascara...There's really no mascara on the market that helps my stubborn lashes hold a curl, but this one also doesn't weigh them down at all.

What it is: A triple-action, clean mascara that instantly curls, lengthens, and volumizes lashes.

Formulation Type:
Volumizing, Curling, Lengthening

Benefits: Long-wearing

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Date Fruit Extract: Retains moisture for softer, more flexible lash hairs.
- Saffron Flower Extract: Strengthens lashes and prevents premature hair loss.
- Avocado Oil: Is rich in antioxidants that condition and strengthen lashes

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Enriched with date fruit extract, avocado oil, and arginine to moisturize and protect, this ophthalmologist-tested mascara is like skincare for your lashes. It instan

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