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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.

Too FacedMini Better Than Sex Waterproof Mascara

ITEM: 1834167

Size: Mini Size Black - 0.17 oz/ 5 mL

708 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.


Best Mascara for a straight lashes!...Second I am half-asian so I have fine, straight lashes and have depended on Benefits Roller lash to do the trick. ...Buy Clinique鈥檚 Lash Doubling Mascara Instead...The BEST Clinique mascara is the Lash Doubling Mascara. Performs just as well, but it actually comes off.

What it is:
An uplifting mascara that gives lashes weightless volume with all-day hold.

What it does:
Formulated with lash-conditioning mamey seed oil, this gentle, long-wearing mascara is infused with curling polymer to bring lashes to new heights that lasts all day. This lightweight, mousse-like formula will not clump or flake, and is smudge-resistant. It鈥檚 also ophthalmologist tested so even sensitive eyes look bigger, brighter, and boosted.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product is ophthalmologist tested, allergy tested, and 100 percent free of fragrance.

IT CosmeticsMini Superhero Elastic Stretch Volumizing Mascara

Size: 0.17 oz/ 5 gITEM: 1999317

Color: Super Black

83 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.

Yves Saint LaurentThe Curler Lengthening and Curling Mascara

Size: 0.22 oz/ 6.6 mLITEM: 2038602

Color: 1 Rebellious Black

313 Reviews


I noticed that once it gets dry, the lashes are not coming down, they stay on their site, giving me faux lash effect! ...This mascara is the bomb! It provides great length, and the curved brush hits every lash....Excellent for creating long lashes...Loved the faux lash effect!

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


I first took interest in this mascara base because I have the misfortune of having asian lashes, which are usually short, thin, and sparse. my eyelashes are also very stubborn and refuses to curl! ...The best lash primer made...I have tried many mascaras and lash primers and this lash primer is hands down the best.

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.

ITEM Beauty By Addison RaeLash Snack Clean Lengthening Mascara

Size: 0.22 oz/ 6.5 mLITEM: 2484947

Color: Midnight Mood - black

285 Reviews


Complimentary from Item Beauty by Addison Rae, the Item Lash snack lengthening mascara was great. It applied on so well and it gave my lashes a great look. ...try this mascara !...This item was gifted to me, I really loved lash snack by Addison Rae, I鈥檝e tried many mascaras and they do not hold through the day like this mascara, I also noticed it was easy to remove and I loved the brush it was super easy to apply and I only used two coats when my stubborn lashes need more than 2 coats.

What it is: A flake-free, smudgeproof lengthening mascara that is packed with nourishing lash boosters and hydrating conditioners so your lashes can live large.

Formulation Type:

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Castor Oil, Glycerin, and Coconut Oil: Nourish and condition lashes.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This flake-free, smudgeproof lengthening mascara uses a unique micro wand to naturally enhance every single lash for up to three times the volume. It is also packed with nourishing lash boosters and hydrating conditioners so your lashes can live large.


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 100 percent naturally derived mascara in convenient on-the-go-size packaging that lifts, lengthens, and strengthens to leave lashes full, flexible, and feathery.

Formulation Type:

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

Ingredient Callouts: This product is gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

KajaWink Lash Trio Mascara

Size: 3x 0.26 oz/ 7.5gITEM: 2501948

Color: clear, black, black

380 Reviews


I was gifted KajaBeauty's Wink Lash Trio Multi-Tasking Mascara! Do your lashes need a lift? ...Lashes to Die For...The lash serum/prep is my favorite part, my lashes have grown stronger and look the best they ever have with mascara on.

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.

MILK MAKEUPMini RISE Lifting + Lengthening Mascara

Size: 0.14 oz/ 4 gITEM: 2511699

Color: Elevate

1.4K Reviews


This mascara performs perfectly in providing length and separation for my lashes. ...Must have mascara...I recently started using this new mascara from milk makeup and I really like it! I have stubborn lashes but loved the mascara didn't weigh them down after applying and letting the product dry.

What it is: A 93 percent natural, vegan mascara that lifts, lengthens, and gives weightless volume for next-level lashes that stay curled and clump-free up to all day.

Formulation Type:
Volumizing, Curling, and Lengthening

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Vegan Lash-Wrap Technology: Four vegan waxes wrap each lash for precise definition and weightless volume.
- Monoi Oil and Marigold Extract: Help strengthen and condition lashes, so they look healthier and feel soft.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: This cruelty-free formula is infused with lash-caring ingredients.

Wander BeautyUpgraded Lashes鈩 Thickening Mascara

Size: 0.31 oz / 9 gITEM: 2652196

Color: Jet Black - black

113 Reviews


Upgraded lash with power...Pretty good mascara with touchable lashes. I cannot stand stuff lashes after using mascara I wear contacts and for some reason stiff mascara makes me tears up!! ...Upgraded Lashes Treatment Mascara...This Upgraded Lashes Treatment Mascara is a nourishing and conditioning mascara that defintely beautify and defines my eye lashes.

What it is: A lash thickening mascara that helps to thicken the appearance of lashes.

Formulation Type:

Benefits: Long-wearing

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Panthenol: Helps to hydrate lashes by drawing moisture in.
- Castor Oil: Rich in essential triglycerides to help promote lash smoothness.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This mascara contains lash-loving ingredients that nurture and condition for naturally fuller-looking, more beautiful lashes that also appear longer and stronger.

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