Mascara Monday: Rare Beauty Perfect Strokes

Claims–Weightless–Give every lash type more lift, length, curl, and volume–Long-wearing–Easy-to-build Price–$11 mini–$20 full size—Sephora, Rare Beauty Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Affordable (for Sephora)–Vegan–Mini for travel/testing–Length–Separation–No flaking–Agree with all claims–Cruelty free–Paraben free–Builds without clumping–Volume–Held a curl–No smduging–Easy to remove Cons–Availability–No waterproof option–No shade variation Final Thoughts–Does everything it claims to–LOVE this formula and how it made my lashes look–Price is pretty affordable to be at Sephora–Length, volume, … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Rare Beauty Perfect Strokes

Mascara Monday: Ulta New Heights

Claims–Extreme lift & hold–No smudging or flaking–Clump free Price–$10.50 at Ulta Shade Range–1, Jet Black Pros–Affordable–Volume–Builds without clumping–Easy to remove–Fragrance free–Length–Separation–No flaking–Cruelty free–Major lift–No smudging Cons–No shade variation–No waterproof option–Availability Final Thoughts–Plastic bristle wand–Stayed in place all day–Held a curl–TikTok made me buy it–Obvi this is an Ulta exclusive, but it’s worth picking up if you’re in store or shopping online–Love it even more paired … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Ulta New Heights

Mascara Monday: Makeup Revolution 5D Lash Pow

Claims–Fake-lash effect–Adds length–Super boosting brush–Intense volume–Fuller, thicker finish Price–$10 at Ulta, Target–$8 at Revolution Beauty Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Vegan–Cruelty free–Affordable–Length–Volume–Drama Cons–No shade variation–Large brush can be messy–No waterproof option Final Thoughts–Interesting packaging :: it doesn’t close all the way, pops open–Natural bristle wand, great for volume–Slightly clumpy when building, but can easily be combed through–The large brush is great for volume, but it can be … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Makeup Revolution 5D Lash Pow

Mascara Monday: Bite Beauty Upswing Full Volume

Claims–Volumizing–Major lift, length, and curl–Smudge resistant–Flake-resistant–Lightweight–Buildable Price–$14 mini–$28 full size—Sephora, Bite Beauty Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Cruelty free–Clean at Sephora product–Builds without clumping–Volume–Separation–Held a curl–Vegan–Mini for travel/testing–No flaking–Length–No smudging Cons–Price–Availability Final Thoughts–Natural bristle wand–I got this as a 100 point perk at Sephora, but I would definitely spend the money on the full size and probably will at some point–Does everything it says and I LOVE … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Bite Beauty Upswing Full Volume

Mascara Monday: elf Lash Beats

Claims–Enhances natural lashes–Brush helps define and separate lashes–Buildable formula with fibers help lashes look longer Price–$6 at Target, elf Shade Range–2–My Shade: Pitch Black Pros–Affordable–Cruelty free–Length–Agree with all claims–No smudging–Vegan–No parabens, phthalates–Separation–No flaking–Easy to remove Cons–Availability–No waterproof option Final Thoughts–Wish there was a brown shade or a brown/black option–Builds without clumping–Major lift and length–Plastic bristle wand–Stayed in place all day–Easy to remove Primer: Lancome Cils … Continue reading Mascara Monday: elf Lash Beats

Mascara Monday: Lottie London Super Fake False Lash Effect

Claims–Long wear, up to 12 hours–Flutter-worthy length–Ultra-lengthening Price–$7.95 at Ulta–$7.98 at Wal Mart Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Affordable–Cruelty free–Length–Separation–No flaking–Easy to remove–Vegan–Agree with all claims–Volume–Long, fluttery lash look–No smudging Cons–Availability Final Thoughts–Online only, but definitely worth ordering–Dramatic lash look, just like I like–Dupe for Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Mascara–One of the BEST mascaras I’ve tried in 2022 Primer: Lancome Cils Booster Continue reading Mascara Monday: Lottie London Super Fake False Lash Effect

Mascara Monday: PUR Fully Charged

Claims–Volumizes–Thickens–Strengthens–Lengthens Price–$12 mini, $22 full size at Ulta–$22 full size at PUR Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Cruelty free–Length–Lashes looked long and full–No flaking–Easy to remove–Mini for travel/testing–Volume–Builds without clumping–No smudging–Agree with all claims Cons–Price–No waterproof option–No shade variation Final Thoughts–This mascara gave major drama which is just what I like–Natural bristle wand–I found it at TJ Maxx for $4!–I’d pay full price for this one and … Continue reading Mascara Monday: PUR Fully Charged

Mascara Monday: Maybelline Colossal Curl Bounce

Claims –Keep curl for hours and hours –Separates, coats, and curls up every lash –Defies clumps, smudging, and flaking –24 hour wear Price –$9.99 at Ulta –$7.99 at Target, Amazon  Shade Range –2 –My Shade: Blackest Black Pros –Affordable –Easy to remove –Waterproof option –No flaking –Builds without clumping –No smudging –Length –Separation  Cons –Not cruelty free –Not much volume  Final Thoughts –Maybelline reigns supreme … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Maybelline Colossal Curl Bounce

Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Exhibitionist Stretch & Strength Mascara

Claims –Lash extension effect –Lightweight –No-mess formula –Lasts all day –No smudging, flaking, or clumping –Brush reaches and wraps each lash from root to tip Price –$11.99 at Ulta, $8.99 at Target Shade Range –3 –My Shade: Very Black Pros –Cruelty free –Waterproof option –Length –Volume –Separation –Builds without clumping Cons –Wet formula which can be messy Final Thoughts –It didn’t photograph well, but this … Continue reading Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Exhibitionist Stretch & Strength Mascara