The Top 5 Lash Curlers For Asian Eyes You Need To Try

(Last Updated On: April 24, 2020)

Most women find it hard enough to curl their eyelashes normally, especially if they’re not used to it. Many Asian women end up with even more problems just due to the unique shape of their eyes. Instead of going for a generic one, have a look at these eye curlers that are popular in the market.

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Best Eyelash Curler For Asian Lashes




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With the Shisedo, you not only get an curler, but a refill set too. It’s specifically made for the Japanese or asian eyes with a little less of a curve and a large clamp meant to cover the eyelid.

Why It’s So Popular:
– The clamp is big and covers lots of your lashes
– Does not pinch flat lashes
– Lightweight and high quality
– Provides a natural curl with even spread
– Won’t pull your eye when used atop mascara

Keep In Mind:
– It is a little more expensive than some comparable options
– Does not fit deep set as well
– Will not automatically fit all types of eye shapes

Shu Uemura

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This eyelash curler has been upgraded with a silicone pad that’s got a new mushroom shape for a protective, stay-put edge for more safety and a good curl. Both the hinge and the angle are perfect for all eye shapes, especially asian eye shapes. Perfect for asian eyes.

Why It’s So Popular:
– Doesn’t lose their curl even after a long day
– Doesn’t pull when curling
– No crimps even if you press hard
– Does not clump together
– Gets even the tiny hairs on the side of the eyes


Seki Edge Folding

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This Seki lash curler has an innovative design that actually folds so you can more easily carry it with you. The wide curling area provides you with a lush, full curl, with a silicon safety pad that works gently.

Why It’s So Popular:
– Keeps the curl all day
– The pads from the Sonia Kashuk curler work with it
– Curls quickly from the inside corner to the upper line
– Doesn’t pinch or hurt, even with flatter lids
– Folds up to fit easily in any makeup bag

Keep In Mind:
– It’s small so it’s great to take along in your makeup bag but can be a bit hard to get a good grip
– May take several squeezes to get results


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This Japonesque eyelash curler is made just for Asian eyes so you can have the deep, sweeping lashes you want. The easel flips for leverage to produce a great curl, with an open cage design meant not to pinch.

Why It’s So Popular:
– Maintained the curl all day
– Compact, and with a good design too
– Great for travel because it’s so small
– Gives a great curl even for flatter eyes
– Fits smaller eyes really well

Keep In Mind:
– Isn’t long enough to curl the lashes at the end of your eyelids
– It is plastic, so it does break more easily than other curlers


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You can use the KIPOZI lash curler without pinching, crimping, or pulling, with a thick and round pad for that eye-opening effect. The wide curved angle adapts to all eyes, and you even get refills included!

Why It’s So Popular:
– There’s no way you can pinch your eye
– Great design with a curl that’ll hold for hours
– No pinching skin or pulling of the lashes
– It works great even when you come right out of the shower
– Comfortable to use with padded handles

Keep In Mind:
– Refills are not actually included according to some buyers
– Will not work for all eye shapes

How To Combat Your Straight Asian Lashes

Curl Every Day

With daily use, you can train your lashes to curl. Initially you’ll have to try a little harder when they’re straighter, but eventually it’ll be easy to give them a natural curl in the morning.

Offset Uneveness

Sometimes it’s tough when your eyes are not completely the same, so one eye may look bigger when the lashes are curled. You can put some weight into the base of your lid to help even this out when you curl.

Good Tools

Use a good one! Especially when you’re dealing with longer shapes, you need to make sure you’ve got something that fits your eye. For the most part, the ones that are less curved work best.

Walk it Out

Avoid an L shape by starting at the base, holding, then doing a shorter hold for the middle and tip. Holding for 10 seconds at the base should be fine, but use 5 seconds for the rest of your eye.

Change It!

You’ve got to toss it if there’s a line in the black rubber. This can actually cut your lashes, so try and replace the rubber tip every three months, and get a new one if it’s indented.


Mascara acts kind of like a sealer to keep your lashes curled when you’re done. It even helps lift the lid a little by putting that extra weight on them.


Ladies with almond shaped or monolids usually have lots of problems with mascara smearing onto the lower eyelids due to the shape of their eye. That’s why you want to wear waterproof mascara that’ll maintain curl without a mess.

Out of Order

If you haven’t been able to curl properly after all that, try curling after using mascara. Just be careful that any mascara is completely dry so it doesn’t get stuck.

Types of Asian Eyes

Believe it or not, there are a total of 14 different types. Which eye type to you think matches you?

  • Commonly Thought Of As The ‘Ideal’: evenly spaced almond eyes, meaning that the space between the eyes is about the length of an eye
  • Phoenix: a little thinner and with a slant at the corner
  • Prominent: protruding forward
  • Small and Round: the round eye is longer in length than the small eye, so you can see more spice on the sides of the pupil
  • Down-turned: the outer corner of the eye will be lower than the inner corner
  • Slanted: similar to the phoenix eye, but with a much greater slant and lacking the little curve at the outer corner
  • Thin and Narrow: less of the white of the eye and pupil can be seen
  • Round: not perfectly round, but more so than the almond shaped. Lots of the pupil and white are seen
  • Close-set: having less than the width of an eye in between them
  • Triangular: this is when the skin on the outer area of the eye sags a bit, covering the eye and making it appear triangular
  • Wide-set: more than the width of an eye in between them
  • Thin and Narrow: thinner, less rounded
  • Deep-set: having dark shadows above the eyes and below the brow bone
  • Puffy: resulting from a thicker layer of fat underneath the lids, causing a little more protrusion


It’s tough to find just the right eyelash curler for Asian eyes. Some don’t work and some pinch too much, but any one of these is a great option! The Shisedo is the most preferred by most women, although lots love the Japonesque Go Curl when the Shisedo doesn’t work. No matter what you buy, you soon have the beautiful lashes you’re looking for.

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