Lash primer is possibly one of the most under-rated beauty products. Not only can you apply it under your mascara to plump up those lashes for long, thick perfection, but it will boost your lash condition and health long term as well.
Read on to discover the eight best lash primers that users are raving about.
LANCÔME CILS BOOSTER XL Super-Enhancing Mascara Base- $26
Lancome’s lash primer is described as a mascara enhancing base because the white pigment helps mascara stand out more intensely when applied on top.
That’s not the only benefit: this water-based product also helps to lift and separate the lashes, help the mascara go on smoothly, and keeps the mascara from rubbing off under the eye.
I don’t know about you but I’m sold on the promise of no-panda-eyes alone!
Estēe Lauder Lash Primer Plus – $26
Estēe Lauder make a conditioning base primer that can be used two ways: to help maximize the benefits of your mascara and to wear overnight to give your lashes a conditioning treatment.
There is much debate among beauty lovers about whether to wait for lash primer to dry before applying mascara or apply mascara while the primer is still wet. With this product Estēe Lauder definitively recommend, for best results, to immediately apply mascara while the primer is wet.
It promises more curl, length and volume. One user described her lashes as starting to grow thicker and longer within two weeks of use.
Honest Beauty Extreme Length Mascara + Primer – $14.99
Honest Beauty’s Extreme Lash Mascara + Primer is a 2-in-1 goodie for glorious lashes.
First apply the primer, wait 30 seconds, then apply the included mascara.
One of the standouts of this product is the very tiny bristle brush which helps to catch and separate all the little hairs. This product is designed to boost lash length, volume and definition.
Clinique Lash Building Primer – $17.00
Clinique’s lash building primer is a conditioning undercoat to create a thicker lengthened look and hold your mascara to your lashes for longer.
Users report stronger, longer and thicker lashes over time.
The only downside of this primer is that it is best used in conjunction with a Clinique mascara for optimal benefits.
Benefit Cosmetics They’re Real! Tinted Lash Primer – $25
Benefit makes a lash primer that has a mink brown tint rather than the usual white. This means you can wear it alone to create a natural, feathery look, or wear it beneath your favorite mascara to boost and separate your lashes.
Created with provitamin B5 to condition lashes, this primer is reported to give a subtle, natural look compared to other more dramatically defining lash primers.
A combo that includes lash primer and travel-size mascara, this Tarte product lengthens and volumizes the lashes while also conditioning them for long-term benefits.
Users rave about the condition of their lashes improving and no end-of-day mascara smudges.
L’Oreal Paris VOLUMINOUS® Lash Primer – $5.99
L’Orèal do a lash primer at a great price point. An amplifier for your mascara, it will also condition your lashes over time.
Apply the primer then your favorite mascara to one eye at a time before the primer dries.
Urban Decay Subversion Lash Primer – $22
Whipped and creamy white with conditioning Vitamin E is the best way to describe Urban Decay’s primer.
The formula is described as a mask for you lashes, making them thicker and longer. This primer will help you create a dramatic false eyelash look without the fuss of applying them!