Mascara Monday: Milani Highly Rated 10-in-1 Volume

Claims –Brilliant color and definition to every lash –Builds, lifts, and dramatizes for sky-high lashes in a single stroke –Protects and conditions without smudging, flaking, or clumping –Elite brush coats lashes from root to tip; has a tapered end that delivers sleek, even saturation and combs and separates to volumize and define Price –$9.99 at Ulta –$8.97 on Amazon –$8.99 at Target –$9.99 at Walgreens … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Milani Highly Rated 10-in-1 Volume

Mascara Monday: Fenty Full Frontal Volume, Lift, & Curl

Claims –Volumize, lengthen, lift, and curl lashes –Longwearing formula –Flat-to-fat brush :: fat side loads and lifts; flat side combs through to define, curl, and separate –Do it all mascara Price –$24 full size –$13 mini —Sephora, fentybeauty.com Pros –Cruelty free –Buildable –Length –No flaking –Easy to remove –Mini size for travel/testing –Volume –Separation –No smudging Cons –Expensive –Availability (Sephora exclusive) –No waterproof option –Only … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Fenty Full Frontal Volume, Lift, & Curl

Mascara Monday: Believe Beauty Volumin’ Eyes

Claims –Coat each lash without clumping –Lashes look full, defined, and lengthened in a few steps –Non-smudging –Add more coats for intense volume Price –$4.50 at Dollar General Shade Range –3 –My shade: Intense Black Pros –Affordable –Lengthening –Buildable –Separation –Can feel the bristles grab and coat each lash –Shade options –Cruelty free Cons –No waterproof options –Not much volume –Accessibility (Dollar General exclusive) Final … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Believe Beauty Volumin’ Eyes

Mascara Monday: Maybelline Falsies Lash Lift

Claims –Dramatic volume –No clumps, smears, or flakes –Brush grabs lashes at the root to thicken, lift, and lengthen –Lash lift look without the cost or hassle –Thickens and extends lashes –Long, lifted lashes Price –$10.49 at Ulta, Walgreens –$8.98 on Amazon, Wal Mart –$8.99 at Target Shade Range –2 –My shade: Blackest Black Pros –Affordable –Cute packaging –Wand shape –Length –No flaking –Lashes held … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Maybelline Falsies Lash Lift

Mascara Monday: Estee Lauder Sumptuous Extreme Lash Multiplying

Claims –Lashes seem to multiply, magnify, and grow to new extremes –Outrageous volume, lift, and curves for a false-lash effect –Eyes look brighter, wider, less seductive –Brushcomber thickens like a brush, defines and separates like a comb Price –$28 at Sephora, Ulta, Nordstrom, esteelauder.com Pros –Waterproof option –Fragrance free –Builds up without clumping –Volume –No flaking –Love the wand shape –Ophthalmologist-tested –Luxe packaging –Length –Separation … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Estee Lauder Sumptuous Extreme Lash Multiplying

Mascara Monday: Laura Mercier Caviar Volume Panoramic Mascara

Claims –Intense volume –High-impact length –Glossy, black pigment –Soft-touch lashes –Brush designed to prevent smudging, clumping, and flaking Price –$25 at Sephora, Ulta, Nordstrom, lauramercier.com Shade Range –1 Pros –No parabens, sulfates, oil, or fragrance –Builds/layers nicely –Didn’t flake or smudge –Unique wand shape –Lengthened –Separate Cons –Expensive –Only 1 shade –No waterproof option –Not much volume –Cruelty free status unclear Final Thoughts I found … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Laura Mercier Caviar Volume Panoramic Mascara

Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Lash Blast Volume

Claims –Max-out each and every lash –Ultimate big lash look –Instant volume and fullness –Smudge proof Price –$9.99 at Ulta –$7.99 at Target –$5.55 on Amazon –$5.55 at Wal Mart Shade Range –3 –My shade: Black Brown Pros –Cruelty free –Hypoallergenic –No flaking –Affordable –Doesn’t smudge –Lengthens –Separates –Easily accessible Cons –Not very voluminous –Doesn’t add much fullness Final Thoughts This is a classic, raved … Continue reading Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Lash Blast Volume

Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Exhibitionist Uncensored

Claims –Ultra-volumizing –Full, defined lashes after 1 coat –Won’t smudge or flake –Infused with coconut and jojoba oils –All day, every day 24-hour formula –Show stopping volume Price –$7.99 at Target –$11.99 at Ulta –$7.94 on Amazon Shade Range –3 –My shade: Black Brown Pros –Waterproof option –Cruelty free –Sleek & chic packaging –Builds nicely –Lengthens –Separates –Doesn’t clump –No flaking or smudging Cons –Wand/bristles … Continue reading Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Exhibitionist Uncensored

Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Full Spectrum Lash Ambition

Claims –Curls lashes from root to tip –Smudge proof –Flake proof –Volumizing –Highly pigmented –Intense color payoff Price –~$10 on Amazon –I found mine at TJ Maxx Shade Range –2 :: Aqua and Very Black –My shade: Very Black Pros –Cruelty free –Wand shape –Affordable –No flaking –No smudging –Very black –Lengthens Cons –Not easily accessible –Lots of product on the wand, can get messy … Continue reading Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Full Spectrum Lash Ambition

Mascara Monday: Stila Magnum XXX

Claims –Creamy –Non-clumping –Holds a curl –Leaves lashes shiny & thick –Dramatic black color payoff –Conditions lashes Price –$23 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom –$12 mini at Ulta Shade Range –1 Pros –Packaging, cute & chic –Cruelty free –Love the brush shape –Length –Volume –Separation –No flaking –No smudging –Held a curl –Mini size for travel/testing Cons –Expensive Final Thoughts I got this as a sample, … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Stila Magnum XXX