Miracle Workers: Products & Tools for Long, Lush Lashes

Miracle Workers: Products & Tools for Long, Lush Lashes
ESSENCE.COM Jan, 10, 2012

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At a dinner in LA, Christina Milian looked every inch the star in dusky violet shadow paired with sexy, spiky lashes.

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This easy-to-use tool helps set lashes for a long-lasting curl. We love the cushiony pad that curls lashes without grabbing or pinching.


$16, available at Laura Mercier.

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At the ESPY Pre-Party event, LaLa Anthony turned up the glam in lovely lavender eyeshadow and look-at-me-now lashes.

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Used by celeb makeup artists coast to coast, these ultra-feathery falsies are easy to apply for pumped-up lashes that pop.

$12, available at Eve Pearl.

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Estelle dazzled in dramatic winged liner and spiky, gently curled lashes at a pre-ESPY dinner.

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This age-old favorite is by far the best cheapie mascara around. The tiny wand grabs and stretches even the hardest to reach lashes for sexy, wide-eyed look.


$5.50, available at Walgreens.

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Jill Scott was smoking hot when she rocked the crowd at the ESSENCE Music Festival in shimmery silver shadow and stage-ready lashes.

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We’ve long been addicted to this wondrous mascara and its infamous supersized brush. It’s guaranteed to make your lashes super shiny and longer than ever.


$25, available at Sephora.

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Gabrielle Union’s mile-long lashes were party-perfect when she attended LeBron James and Savannah Brinson’s engagement party. Totally stunning!

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With an upgraded silicone pad in a new “mushroom” shape, this best-selling curler provides a protective, stay-put edge for pinch-free use and optimum curl.

$19, available at Shu Uemura.

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At the 2011 Emmy Awards, all eyes were on Kerry Washington as she turned heads with ultra-luscious top and bottom go-there lashes!

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Get the most flirtatious lash look with this mascara’s cone-shaped brush that lifts and separates your natural lashes for a doll-like, Barbie glam glow.


$25, available at Sephora.

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Ashanti sported a gaze-worthy cat-eye lash look with exaggerated corner fringe while and about in New York City.

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If you’re looking for just a touch of dramatic glamour, these false lashes can be positioned at the outer corner of each eye to create the illusion of “cat-eyes.”

$18, available at Laura Mercier.

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At the American Music Awards, rapper Nicki Minaj arrived wearing out-to-there, high-drama false lashes.

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When opting for false lashes, this waterproof adhesive dries quickly and invisibly to keep lashes securely in place.


$5.50, available at Target.