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Your Big Eyelash Toolkit

When it comes to lashes bigger is always better, but with so many options out there the mascara world can be a little hard to navigate. To help you out, we've rounded up some of our favorite lash-boosting products, guaranteed to give you big, beautiful eyelashes sans the frustration (because clumpy is never cute).
'The Makeup' Eyelash Curler by Shiseido
It's a Tie: Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler
ELF Mechanical Eyelash Curler
Maybelline Full 'N Soft
Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Mascara
Sonia Kashuk Lash Comb
L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Butterfly Mascara
Dr. Hauschka Volumizing Mascara
Covergirl Bombshell Volume Lashblast Mascara
Laura Mercier Corner Faux Eyelashes
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'The Makeup' Eyelash Curler by Shiseido

"One of my favorite makeup artists turned me on to this model. I love how gentle and effective it is; you don't need much pressure to get an amazing curl."

—Erica Metzger, Ladies Home Journal Beauty Director

Buy it now at Nordstrom, $19

It's a Tie: Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler

"I love my classic Shu Uemura eyelash curler. It's light but has just the right power and padding to give my stick-straight eyelashes a boost up. It seems to curl and not kink the eyelashes so they're ready for mascara."

-Tara Bench, Ladies Home Journal Food and Entertaining Director

Buy it now at Shu Uemura, $18

ELF Mechanical Eyelash Curler

"I love this super affordable lash curler from ELF for several reasons: The handle is easy to grab and it never feels like it's going to slip sideways while I'm using it. Also the pad that your lashes will rest on is slightly squishy, allowing for a more effective curl when you clamp down."

-Emily Eddington, Gloss Daily blogger

Buy it now at Target, $1

 

Maybelline Full 'N Soft

"I don't leave the house without mascara. I've tried a billion different kinds—some really prestigious brands, the ones with fancy brushes, etc. But my all-time favorite is from the drugstore: Maybelline Full 'N Soft. I swear by it (so does my sister) and I've never tried another mascara that I've liked more."

-Rachel Shippy, Assistant to the Editor-In-Chief

Buy it now at Drugstore.com, $5.51

Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Mascara

"You want volume? Holy Moly, you're going to get volume with this mascara.Your eyes will pop like crazy! It's definitely worth the investment."

-Audrey McClelland, Gloss Daily blogger

Buy it now at Giorgio Armani, $32

 

Sonia Kashuk Lash Comb

We love this handy 2-sided comb with the extra tools you need to amp up (and clean up) your eyes.

Buy it now at Target, $4.99

L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Butterfly Mascara

"THE. BEST. MASCARA. EVER."

-Nykia Spradley, Gloss Daily blogger

Buy it now at L'Oreal, $8.99

 

 

Dr. Hauschka Volumizing Mascara

"My latest favorite mascara is this Dr. Hauschka mascara in black. It goes on without clumps and makes my short, blonde eyelashes look like I have extensions!"

-Tara Bench, Ladies Home Journal Food and Entertaining Director

Buy it now at Dermstore.com, $29.95

Covergirl Bombshell Volume Lashblast Mascara

"I love an under $10 mascara that works like it costs $100! Covergirl's two-step Bombshell Boost system combines volume with an intensifying top coat for big, sexy bombshell lashes. Boom. Love, love, love."

-Audrey McClelland, Gloss Daily blogger

Buy it now at Target, $8.99

 

Laura Mercier Corner Faux Eyelashes

"I don't wear false eyelashes often but when I do these are the only ones I'll use. They make lashes look long and lush but not at all fake."

-Bethany Cantor, Online Editor

Buy it now at Nordstrom, $18

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