If you need a life hack though here are a lot. I haven't tried or researched each tip to verify if it works so bear that in mind. However, if you tested any of them and know that it works, please confirm in the comments.
Run your mascara wand under hot water for easier application. do NOT pump your mascara wand in and out of the tube — that causes it to clump. Twirl the wand inside the bottle before applying another coat.