I Tried a Heated Eyelash Curler, and It Made All the Difference

I've always been pretty proud of my eyelashes—they're long, full, and garner a lot of compliments from makeup artists. Fine, I'll stop bragging. 

However, the one thing my eyelashes haven't been able to master is holding a curl. No matter what, without fail, they'll straighten out and start to droop by night's end. I've tried every curling mascara on the market and run through just as many traditional eyelash curlers. Nothing seemed to work. That is, until Sephora's Heated Eyelash Curler ($17) came across my desk. 

First thing's first, here's evidence of my lashes with mascara, but without any curling.