Which mascara wand is best according to your lash type?  

Five mascara wands

If you’re running late with less than five minutes before you have to leave, and can only do one part of your makeup routine, what is the one makeup bag staple that you go to every timeFor us, it’s mascara. 

The ultimate touch to any makeup routine, mascara lifts lashes and brings life to your eyes.

For most, the goal of applying mascara is to achieve volume, length and definition. Enhancing your eyelashes is more than having the perfect technique for application, but if that’s what you’re looking for, you can find it here. It also helps to find the perfect mascara wand for the type of lashes that you have naturally 

Which Mascara Wand is Best for You?

When it comes to our makeup routines, there is no single way that works for everyone. Much like skincare, you need to adapt to your eyelash typeWith mascara, the right wand can help accentuate your lashes and make you feel your very best. 

How to find the Perfect Mascara Brush

Straight Eyelashes

For straight eyelashes, it’s all about the curved brush. You’ll want something that creates an immediate eyelash lift and curl. 

Lash Alert is a botanically-infused and fibrefilled formula, this mascara will give your lashes instant energy thanks to caffeine and biotin. If you have straight lashes, this mascara brush is curved to help you create and hold the perfect curl. This will allow each of the bristles to separate and comb through, coating each of your eyelashes for volume and natural flutter. 

Or, if you are looking for a waterproof mascara, Sport Waterproof Mascara is perfect for all-action lifestyles. This curved mascara wand means it will help create dramatic lashes that will keep up with not only your workouts, but the entire day. With collagen, ceramides and 12 fruit extracts, this  fibre-enhanced formula includes vitamin E and is the go-to for a gentle waterproof mascara.  

Short Eyelashes 

For short eyelashes, you want a slim mascara wand with dispersed bristles to catch each and every lash. 

If you have short lashes, our Skinny Brush Mascara has a long, slim mascara brush with dispersed bristles to grab and capture the shortest lashes – including those on the lower lash line. This type of mascara brush will give the look of lengthened and extended eyelashes. Skinny Brush Mascara also contains vitamin B5 enhanced formula to nourish lashes, keeping them soft and defined. This is also a good mascara that his gentle on eyelashes. 

 Sparse Eyelashes

If you have sparse eyelashes, a mascara brush with an hourglass shape will be most effective for a full lash line. 

The perfect mascara wand for sparse lashes has an hourglass shape with feathered bristles. The round base will coat the lashes, giving them a thicker appearance. Our Rock Out and Lash Out Mascara is perfect for those with sparse lashes due to its brush shape and feathered bristlesEven better, this innovative gel formula is comprised of waxes and cellulose powder to give the appearance of thicker lashes. The unique guitar-shape brush helps to build major volume while lengthening and curling for a show-stopping look. 

Curly Lashes and Thin Eyelashes

Curly and thin lashes require an extra-large brush to build volume and control the eyelash curl from root to tip. 

To complement and control curly lashes, our Fat Brush Mascara covers each lash while creating intense volume due to its innovative mascara wand design. The supersized, dense-bristle mascara brush coats lashes from root to tip while the thickening, fibre-enhanced formula contains keratin to help nourish your eyelashes with an intense black finish.

Still unsure which of our mascaras is for you? Find your mascara match in our online quiz.

Krista Thurrott

Krista Thurrott

Writer and expert

When I’m not writing or perusing the beauty section, I'm usually applying skincare or trying a new eyeliner. Most confident in minimal makeup with a bold lip, I invite you to join me on my journey to find the perfect mascara and red lipstick!