Posts Tagged ‘mascara’
After doing my last review on Mally Cosmetics one of my readers, Velya, suggested that I try her mascara. I looked into it and ordered mine shortly after. Mally Cosmetics mascara is one of her top sellers. According to Mally, before she made the mascara she used to spend hours (I don’t know about that) using a mascara, brush, pigments and a comb creating her famous clients’ voluminous, long lashes. She finally combined her method and bottled it up to create her Volumizing mascara.
After I received it I quickly washed off my eye makeup and tried this bad boy out. And I have to say that I am impressed! I love the pigmentation, it is one of the darkest mascaras I have tried. The formula is slightly drier and it almost seems like it’s old but it doesn’t apply like so. It doesn’t flake off and lasts for quite some time. After two coats my lashes definitely looked more voluminous. The mascara didn’t really lengthen though, so that was a little disappointing. When I saw her on QVC she said numerous times that if you would keep on applying it, your lashes would look scary long! I didn’t really find that to be true, but I think I may combine a lengthening mascara plus this one to create long, voluminous, gorgeous lashes! The one thing that I have noticed, is that I always seem to get some of this on my lid, this is not a problem I have with other mascaras, so I’m not sure what the deal is!
I totally recommend this mascara if you love thick, dark lashes. I can see why it’s a favorite. You can find this mascara on Mallybeauty.com for $20.00 or QVC.com for $28.00/2. I would go with QVC it’s a better deal!
I recently received a sample size of Clinique’s High Impact Mascara in the mail. I wore it today and I figured I would do a quick review on it.
This mascara was awarded by fitness magazine Beauty Awards 2010. According to the Clinique site this mascara; Kicks up the volume and length of each and every lash for a look that’s lusher, plusher, bolder. Pure, deep colour only adds to the impact. Wear it once and you’ll feel naked without it.
I have to say I LOVE this mascara!It does what it claims. The wand is nice and big but not too bulky, it’s still perfect for your lower lashes. It definitely adds volume and lengthens your lashes without clumping. You can apply as many layers as you want to keep building for more dramatic looking lashes. It does not irritate my eyes and by the end of the night there was no fall out and my lashes looked just as good as they did after I first applied it in the morning.
The only bad thing I have to say is that it is only available in two different shades, black and black/brown. I am wearing it in 01 Black. I wish they had a darker black shade.
Overall, I highly recommend this mascara. After my sample runs out I am going definetely getting the full size!
A while back I did a review on Maybelline Falsies Mascara and it didn’t win me over. So when I saw Maybelline released another mascara I wasn’t too tempted to give it try. But I can’t stay away from new products for too long, especially mascaras, so I finally gave in and picked up the Maybelline Volum’ Express One by One Mascara. First thing I have to say is that I am loving Maybelline’s packaging! First it was the purple for the Falsies and now this awesome tangerine and turquoise combo! They really know how to catch your eye while strolling through the makeup isle!
The brush is pretty big and really soft, which I was worried about at first. I am a firm believer that a brush is usually more important than the formula when it comes to mascara. So when I saw that the brush was soft, I thought there was no way it would be able to comb through all my lashes the way I am used to.
According to the Maybelline website:
Why You’ll Love It
Finally, bold volume without any of the bulk.
• Patented Lash Catcher™ brush has 3 bristles per lash to make every lash count
• Catches, coats and de-clumps each lash to make them all fatter and flirtier
• Instant clump-free volume
• Contact lens safe and ophthalmologist-tested
• Washable, also available in Waterproof formula
This picture is with two coats. I think if I did 10 coats this mascara would not clump!!! It really does what they claim it does! With one coat you get more lengthening, add a second and you get more volume. I have to say that I am pleasantly surprised and I love this new mascara. I find it similar to Cover Girls Lash Blast but only cheaper! Only $6.50! My shade is blackest black, if you want big lashes you can’t go wrong with the darkest shade available!
I have read other reviews and some people where saying how they were put off by the smell. One said it smelled like perfume and one said BEER!! I personally didn’t smell anything. I normally don’t put my mascara up to my nose to take a wiff at it! But I think I love this mascara as much as my Loreal Voluminous! (Gasp!) This was my first day using it and I think mascaras tend to get better after a few tries. If you were one of the people who loved the Falsies then I would pick this one up ASAP! I think it is soo much better!
Let me know your thoughts on it!
I’m a mascara junkie! I’m always on the look out for the next best thing, as I’m sure most of you are. In the not so recent past my HG mascaras have been Dior Show Blackout, Givenchy, CG lashblast, and most recently Loreal Voluminous (LOVE IT!) So recently, I have been tempted by the new Maybelline Falsies’ ads. Even though I know I shouldn’t, since all mascara advertisements and commercials are so over the top that no matter what you do, you’re lashes will never be as full and long as they show. But I couldn’t help myself and had to try it when I was at my local Target and saw it on sale for $5! Plus, I always try to use coupons and it so happened that I had one for $2 off. So you can’t beat $3 for a mascara!
The Maybelline website states
I have to say that it does seem to make them longer. I went to my doctor today and she actually made a comment about how long my lashes were! As for the volume, I was expecting a bit more. 300% more lashes? Not really. So will the new Maybelline Falsies replace my beloved Loreal Voluminous……. I don’t think it will. Overall I think it is a great mascara! I do like the packaging, purple and teal, great combo! It does catch your eye when your strolling the cosmetic isles! You cant beat the price and it did actually work better than some of the other high end mascaras I’ve used. But I don’t think it lives up to the ads or what the website says.