Mascara For Stubborn Lashes

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If you have short, straight lashes that tend to be hard to curl and maintain, you're in luck. There are several 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 mL·ITEM: 2038602

Color: 1 Rebellious Black

333 Reviews


I’m 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’t smudge or flake. ...So for context my eyelashes are not full n most mascaras give me that spider lash look. This one omg is amazing, it separated my fine lash hairs and gave them such good length.

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

854 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.

KajaWink Lash Trio Mascara

Size: 3x 0.26 oz/ 7.5g·ITEM: 2501948

Color: clear, black, black

1.1K 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 g·ITEM: 2492841

Color: Black

645 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! ...I’ve come to terms with not being a mascara girl. First of all I have really short, stubborn straight 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.

LancômeMini Lash Idôle Lengthening & Volumizing Mascara

Size: 0.16 oz/ 5 mL·ITEM: 2417152

Color: 01 Glossy Black - black

10.5K Reviews


Beautiful lash-lifting and volumizing mascara that worked well with my stubborn lashes....It worked wonders on my stubborn lashes and left them full all day. I never felt like I needed to retouch.

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.

NARSClimax Mascara

Size: 0.21 oz/ 6.2 mL·ITEM: 2110757

Color: Explicit Black - black satin

172 Reviews


I have very, very straight stubborn lashes that will not hold a curl, even with my great Kevyn Aucoin eyelash curler. ...Good for short lashes but needs lots of applying....It's a nice mascara for short, stubborn lashes like mine, but I find I need to apply a lot of layers and I think it would run out fast for the price.

What it is:
An innovative mascara that delivers buildable volume and intense black color in a lightweight, flexible formula that won’t clump or smudge.

What it does:
This explosive, volume-building mascara features Lash Moisture Complex for a whipped, creamy formula that lifts and builds without clumping or smudging. Lashes feel soft—never heavy or stiff. The exclusive, full-bodied brush has ribbed bristles that capture and coat each lash for an intense effect. Lashes are smoothly wrapped from root to tip in blackened pigments for rich color and bold dimension.

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

Grande CosmeticsGrandeDRAMA Intense Thickening Mascara

Size: 0.3 oz/ 9 mL·ITEM: 2200079

Color: Black - rich black

205 Reviews


A lot of mascaras I have tried in the past, excel at lengthening for a dramatic effect but I haven’t had much luck finding a mascara that defines each individual lash without clumping and making my lashes look natural. ...This is the only mascara that’s not waterproof that will keep my lashes curled !!

What it is: An intense thickening mascara infused with omega fatty acid-rich castor oil to promote lush, dense-looking lashes with unbeatable shine and glossiness.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Castor Oil: Promotes stronger, thicker, bolder-looking lashes while preventing breakage.
- Natural Wax Blend: Provides a buildable formula.
- Hemispherical Powders: Promote natural brilliance, shine, and glossiness.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. This product is also vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Say goodbye to thin, wimpy lashes. GrandeDRAMA's buildable, no-flake, vegan formula instantly lifts, lengthens, and adds volume to your lashes like never before.


Best mascara for volume and lengthening...I've tried a lot of mascaras. I lost a lot of lashes when getting eye lash extensions so I didn't have much faith in mascaras to help that situation BUT this stuff does the trick. favourite mascara. I have long stubborn lashes that don’t like to stay in a curl.

What it is: A volumizing and lengthening mascara clinically tested to stretch the look of lashes for wider, longer, and eye-opening results.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Biotin: Supports stronger, healthier-looking hair and skin.
- Collagen: Helps to create the appearance of increased lash volume.
- Peptides : Enhance the appearance of lash length, fullness, and volume.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and phthalates. This product also comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: Developed with plastic surgeons, this lengthening mascara coats natural eyelashes with lash-thickening volume for a fuller-looking lash line. It’s infused with lash-lifting polymers.

Yves Saint LaurentLash Clash Extreme Volume Mascara

Size: .3 oz/ 9 mL·ITEM: 2510196

Color: Noir - deep black

3K Reviews


I will be repurchasing Lash Clash mascara!...Great Mascara...Pretty solid mascara, doesn’t hold curl well for my stubborn lashes the way other mascaras do.

What it is: A couture mascara with an oversized brush and fragrance-free paraben-free formula for intense color and extreme volume with up to all-day wear.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, free of parabens and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance.

What Else You Need to Know: This volumizing mascara adds pigmented color, 200% more volume with up to 24-hour smudge-proof wear. The massive brush and formula coat each lash to deliver varying levels of volume from one to five strokes. Outfitted in sleek packaging, Lash Clash is an ultimate luxury must-have.

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