Do you really need a mascara primer? Most are already convinced that face primer and eyeshadow primer is essential. But an eyelash primer? Is this just another one of those products brands say we need but do not? If you have limp, short, and sparse eyelashes—something many Asians do—trying any of the best lash primers we list here might just change your life. Here is the caveat, it is almost like buying a new mascara tube. For some, even more. But our list has been vetted by online reviews. Read on for more!
Benefit Cosmetics They’re Real! Eyelash Primer, $44, Sephora
Do you have distaste for white eyelash primer? Benefit’s They’re Real! Eyelash Primer comes in mink brown. So you are sure you will not have any of that weird and awkward white gunk in between your lashes. It can also be worn alone for a natural and feathery look. This primer is water-resistant and contains provitamin B5 and the custom made ExtraFlex brush was designed to move your lashes. That means no clumps!
Tarte Opening Act Lash Primer, $23, Sephora
Tarte Opening Act Lash Primer promises to give you red-carpet worthy eyelashes. This primer will give your eyelashes volume—definitely something our Asian eyes needs! It contains conditioning agents to prep, volumise, lengthen, separate, curl, and condition your eyelashes. To give you those eyelashes you have always dreamt of, you can pair it with Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes 4-in-1 mascara. That product name alone says it all—here we come, red-carpet and velvet ropes!
DHC Extra Beauty Eyelash Tonic, $32.90, Watsons
This eyelash tonic has rated well online but its primary use is to condition and care for your eyelashes. However, it can also be used as an eyelash primer. DHC Extra Beauty Eyelash Tonic contains nine various plant extracts, two eyelash growing ingredients, and seven eyelash care ingredients. It can also be used as a clear mascara for days you want to go natural. As a primer, make sure to wait for the serum to dry before you apply your mascara of choice.
L’Oréal False Lash Superstar Mascara False Lash
Okay, this is technically cheating but we admit that it is a bit difficult to find a solo eyelash primer on a budget. So if you do not want to spend a lot on your eyelash primer but know that you need one L’Oreal False Lash Superstar Mascara False Lash is our suggestion. The primer is enriched with seven oils to thicken and lengthen eyelashes. If you have a favourite mascara, then you buy this and use only the primer.