7 Curling Mascaras For Sky-High Worthy Lashes

Kanak Devnani , 30 Mar 2021

If you’ve tried volumising and lengthening mascaras but still find your lashes sticking straight out or falling flat, you’re probably in need of curling mascara. Choosing the right mascara can go a long way and if you haven’t tried a curling formula let us be the first to welcome you to the wondrous world of the gravity-defying curl. While volumising and lengthening mascaras are great for making your lashes appear fuller and they often forget about adding a much-needed lift.  

There is some strategy in finding the best curling mascaras for yourself. First and foremost they usually have curved wands that help achieve a lift and curl on the lashes. The bristles on them are usually comb-like to deliver precision, definition and volume. However, the formula is important too! Waterproof formulas tend to hold curls much better than regular ones but always look for more lightweight formulas. If mascara is too heavy or dense it might give you much-needed volume but will ultimately weigh down the lashes and the curl won’t last, leading you back to square one. But never fear! We’ve got you covered. We did all the homework for you and compiled a list of the best fool-proof lash curling mascaras available right now. Never will your lashes look droopy again.

Keep scrolling for the best curling mascaras you’ve just got to try:

1. Benefit Cosmetics, Roller Lash Curling Mascara

One of the best and most raved about curling mascaras ever you can’t go wrong with this pick. You don’t even need an eyelash curler with this water-resistant formula! Inspired by hair rollers, its patent-pending “Hook ‘n’ Roll” brush features tiny hooks to catch, lift, and curl every last lash for up to 12 hours. Best part? It doesn’t clump or smudge and you benefit from the lush ingredient of provitamin B5 known for its lash-conditioning benefits.

Benefit Roller Lash Curling Mascara | (Source: www.benefitcosmetics.com)
Benefit Roller Lash Curling Mascara | (Source: www.benefitcosmetics.com)

2. Maybelline, Lash Sensational Washable Mascara

Another top-rated mascara from the drugstore this formula is enriched with rose-hip oil to encourage optimum lash nutrition. But what’s special is the exclusive wand with a fanning brush and layered bristles that ensures each and every lash is coated for a clump-free definition, curl and volume.

Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara (Source: www.maybelline.com)
Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara (Source: www.maybelline.com)

3. Fenty Beauty, Full Frontal Volume, Lift & Curl Mascara

An all-star mascara, the hero here is the wands “flat-to-fat” brush. The flat side curls and defines while the fat side lifts and adds volume. It creates a non-smudgy application that works especially great on the bottoms lashes. It’s a super buildable formula that gives the user tons of control and does a great job separating the lashes.

Fenty Beauty, Full Frontal Volume, Lift & Curl Mascara | (Source: www.fentybeauty.com)
Fenty Beauty, Full Frontal Volume, Lift & Curl Mascara | (Source: www.fentybeauty.com)

4. Essence, Volume Stylist 18Hr Curl & Hold Mascara

This one works wonders and is easy on your wallet. The ultra-affordable formulas from Essence are some of the best ever. Enriched with volumizing micro styling waxes, this mascara provides 18 hours of refined, lasting quantity and retains your curl daily. This vegan, paraben-free, and cruelty-free option will be your most budget-friendly ticket to success. 

Essence, Volume Stylist 18Hr Curl & Hold Mascara | (Source: www.essencemakeup.com)
Essence, Volume Stylist 18Hr Curl & Hold Mascara | (Source: www.essencemakeup.com)

5. Charlotte Tilbury, Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes Volumizing and Lengthening Mascara

Naturally accentuating your lashes with a little drama this mascara creates some amazing long separated lashes. The wand has a paddle shape with two parallel rows of silicone bristles that start of tiny and gradually get bigger on either side of the wand with flat sections between them. The flat side loads up your lashes with just the right amount of pigment with one swipe, then, you comb it through with the bristles for an even coating. It carefully separates each hair to make them look super ethereal and defined. 

Charlotte Tilbury, Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes Volumizing and Lengthening Mascara | (Source: www.charlottetilbury.com)
Charlotte Tilbury, Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes Volumizing and Lengthening Mascara | (Source: www.charlottetilbury.com)

6. Sugar Cosmetics, Uptown Curl Lengthening Mascara

This jet-black fibre formula adds drama without drying your lashes out or weighing. them down. The ergonomic, curved brush makes it easy to coat every last lash–even those tiny ones in the inner corners of your eye. In one swipe you’ve got a gravity-defying lift, an instant curl and a dramatic voluminous look that lasts for hours.

Sugar Cosmetics, Uptown Curl Lengthening Mascara | (Source: www.in.sugarcosmetics.com)
Sugar Cosmetics, Uptown Curl Lengthening Mascara | (Source: www.in.sugarcosmetics.com)

7. MAC, Extended Play Perm Me Up Lash Mascara

This smudge-proof and the flake-free formula is all you need for an all-day curl. It delivers an instant lift that sticks around for up to 16 hours. Plus it has a washable formula that comes easily with a rinse of warm water.

MAC, Extended Play Perm Me Up Lash Mascara | (Source: www.maccosmetics.com
MAC, Extended Play Perm Me Up Lash Mascara | (Source: www.maccosmetics.com

What’s your favourite curling mascara? Let us know in the comments below. 

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