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Best Eyelash Primer

It is difficult to find a mascara that does it all – conditions, protects and strengthens, volumnizes and creates length. Don’t put that much pressure on your mascara! Why not spread out the duties and use a lash primer instead? Our lashes go through a lot – curling, coating with mascara and rubbing and tugging at the end of the day to take off the mascara we so carefully applied in the morning. Eyelash primers condition and strengthen our fragile lashes, protecting them from the harsh effects of mascara. Eyelashes are lengthened and volumnized even before mascara is applied. Eyelash primers help ensure long lasting hold and decrease clumping and smudging. The Best Eyelash Primers below guarantee eyelashes that look soft and moisturized, never brittle or dry.

Shiseido The Makeup Mascara Base

If you are looking for a lash primer that creates and holds exceptional curl then your search is over. Just curl lashes with an eyelash curler, apply Makeup Mascara Base from base to tips, and the straightest lashes will be curled to perfection all day long. This primer goes on clear, so no white, clumpy residue is left behind, and it won’t affect the color of your mascara. The Mascara Base provides volume and length and prevents flaking. Dermatologist and ophthalmologist tested, this lash primer should not irritate eyes. It is not the best lash primer for conditioning, but it is the winner when it comes to adding dramatic definition to your lashes. It can be a bit difficult to remove, so be sure you have an effective eye makeup remover on hand.

Lancome Cils Booster XL Super Enhancing Mascara Base

Say goodbye to clumps and flakes and hello to Cils Booster Mascara Base. Mascara glides on easily and smoothly over this lash primer. Lancome’s Mascara Base separates and defines lashes, creating exceptional length and volume. The triangular brush is small and easy to work with. Lashes are artfully separated. This lash primer works well with any mascara, from department store brands, to cheaper drugstore mascaras.

Clinique Lash Building Primer

If you are looking for a lash primer that conditions and softens lashes then you’ve found it. Clinique’s Lash Building Primer creates terrifically soft lashes, so lashes look silky smooth and glistening all day long. This lash primer lengthens, adds definition and prevents clumping and flaking. The long wand is easy to use, and lashes are evened out for a uniform, natural look. Only apply a small amount, as it may weigh down lashes. It doesn’t hold curl as well as it softens. It is safe and gentle for use on sensitive eyes, and easy to remove with either an eye makeup remover or soap and water.

Estee Lauder Lash Primer Plus

With this primer, you’ll see extra lift, length, and girth. Mascara goes on smooth and clean, lasts longer, and washes off easier. It also goes on more translucent than white, so you won’t have to worry about specks of white showing through post-mascara. Wear it at night for extra lash conditioning. Sodium hyaluronate, wheat protein, macadamia seed oil, and kuku seed oil will keep your lashes soft and strong.

Etude House Dr. Mascara Fixer for Perfect Lash

This clear waterproof mascara fixer does indeed create perfect lashes. Lashes are lengthened and dramatically fuller. The curl is heavenly and it holds until you say stop. It transforms even the clumpiest mascara into full, even coverage. Sesame extracts condition lashes without weighing down curl. Version 1 is Perfect Lash, for dramatically defined lashes, and version 2 is Natural Lash, for a natural, softer look. Be sure to remove with eye makeup remover, as this base is waterproof.

Amy Lucas
What makes me a beauty expert? I've worked many years as a beauty and makeup consultant for top brands like Chanel and Origins. It's just not possible for one beauty brand to have the best of everything, and I find working for one company just too limiting. I enjoy my job as a beauty consultant, and working for Bestcovery allows me the flexibility to honestly back those beauty brands I love. That, and I'm a self-admitted Sephora addict and have been dragged kicking and screaming from the store. Shopping for beauty products is my therapy. Let my therapy work for you.
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