Mascara Monday: Tarte Tartelette Tubing

Claims–Lash extensions in a tube–24-hr flake-free, smudge-proof, and sweatproof–Easy removal–Bristles separate and life for fanned out definition Price–$15 mini–$24 full size—Tarte, QVC Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Vegan–No parabens, phthalates, mineral oil–Mini for travel/testing –Luxe, heavy packaging–Volume–Staying in place all day–Cruelty free–Easy to remove–Length–Separation–Agree with all claims Cons–Price–Availability–No shade variation Final Thoughts–Very heavy, luxe packaging–Does everything it claims :: separates, lifts, and stays in place–Easy to remove … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Tarte Tartelette Tubing

Mascara Monday: Essence Volume Stylist 18HR Lash Extension

Claims–Long-lasting volume and curl for 18 hours–Lengthen–Define–Brush reaches every lash Price–$4.99 at Ulta, Amazon, Target Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Affordable–Vegan–Lengthening–Separation–Builds without clumping–No flaking–Cruelty free–Availability–Volume–Holds a curl–Easy to remove–No smudging Cons–No waterproof option–No shade variation Final Thoughts—Jessica Braun recommendation–Essence does mascara RIGHT–Does everything it claims –Stays in place all day–Length, volume, and separation–My favorite Essence mascara yet Primer: LOreal Voluminous Lash Continue reading Mascara Monday: Essence Volume Stylist 18HR Lash Extension

Mascara Monday: Item Beauty Lash Snack

Claims–Flake-free–Lengthening–Micro wand to enhance every single lash–Smudgeproof–Up to 3 times the volume Price–$15 at Sephora, itembeauty.com Shade Range–1, Midnight Mood Pros–Vegan–Affordable–Nourishing and hydrating ingredients to boost lashes–Length–Separation–Small brush allows for precision–Agree with all claims–No smudging–Cruelty free–Clean @ Sephora product–Volume–Builds without clumping–Lifting–No flaking–Easy to remove Cons–Availability Final Thoughts–Love the small wand for really getting close to the root–Lifts, separates, lengthens, and volumizies–Excellent price point–Agree with all … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Item Beauty Lash Snack

Mascara Monday: Catrice Glam & Doll Easy Wash Off Powder Hold Volume

Claims–Lasts 24 hours–Smudge-proof–Only takes seconds to remove–Expressive volume and curl Price–$6 at Catrice, Amazon Shade Range–1, Ultra Black Pros–Affordable–Vegan–Paraben free–Length–No flaking–Easy to remove–Cruelty free–Oil free–Separation–Held a curl–No smudging Cons–Availability–Not a lot of volume–No shade variation Final Thoughts–I love tubing mascaras and there aren’t a lot of affordable options so I was excited to try this–I hate that Ulta doesn’t carry Catrice anymore, but several of … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Catrice Glam & Doll Easy Wash Off Powder Hold Volume

Mascara Monday: MACStack Micro

Claims–Continuously buildable–Separates and defines lashes–24-hr wear–Infinite layers of volume and length–Clump-resistant–Non-flaking Price–$28 at Ulta, Nordstrom, MAC Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Length–Volume–Builds without clumping–Separation–Agree with all claims Cons–Price–Not cruelty free–Availability–No waterproof option–No shade variation–No mini option Final Thoughts–Plastic bristle wand–Builds and builds without clumping–Lashes looked long, thick, and full–I previously reviewed the Mega Stack and you definitely do not need both as they give the same result–I … Continue reading Mascara Monday: MACStack Micro

Mascara Monday: MACStack Mega

Claims–Continuously buildable–Infinite layers of volume and length–Flake resistant–Clump-resistant formula–24-hour wear Price–$28 at Ulta, Nordstrom, MAC–$16 mini Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Length–Separation–Agree with all claims–No flaking–Easy to remove–Volume–Builds without clumping–Mini for travel/testing–No smudging Cons–Price–Not cruelty free–Availability–No waterproof option–No shade variation Final Thoughts–This mascara is EVERYTHING–Went viral on TikTok and it is worth the hype–Plastic bristle wand–Does everything it claims–Builds and builds without clumping, my lashes were a … Continue reading Mascara Monday: MACStack Mega

Mascara Monday: Sephora Collection Big By Definition

Claims–Long-wearing–Fuller-looking, well-defined lashes–Define & separate–Ultra-black–Easy to remove–Doesn’t clump, run, or flake Price–$12 at Sephora Shade Range–1, Ultra Black Pros–Affordable–Builds without clumping–Volume–No smudging–Easy to remove–Vegan–Length–Separation–No flaking Cons–Not cruelty free–No waterproof option–Availability–No shade variation Final Thoughts–Gives me the drama I want–Love the cute packaging–Full, long, separated lashes–Obvi only at Sephora–Awesome price and formula–Stayed in place all day–Natural bristle wand Primer:Lancome Cils Booster XL Continue reading Mascara Monday: Sephora Collection Big By Definition

Mascara Monday: SheGlam All-In-One Volume & Length

Claims–Long wearing–Smudge-proof–Clump-free–Waterproof–Buildable–Brush 1: Create volumized, lifted, and curled look–Brush 2: Fan out lashes and create intense volume for maximum drama Price–$5 at SheIn, SheGlam Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Affordable–Builds without clumping–Volume–No smudging–Does everything it claims–Cruelty free–Length–Separation–No flaking–Easy to remove–I usually use 2 mascaras to get the lash look I want so I love this 2-in-1 product Cons–No shade variations–No waterproof option–Availability Final Thoughts–The best SheGlam mascara … Continue reading Mascara Monday: SheGlam All-In-One Volume & Length

Mascara Monday: Sephora Collection Size Up

Claims–Ultra-black–Long-lasting–Length–Buildable–Volume–Curling benefits Price–$12 at Sephora Shade Range–1, Ultra Black Pros–Affordable–Builds without clumping–Volume–Agree with all claims–Love the wand–No flaking–Vegan–Lengthening–Separation–Held a curl–Thickens lashes–No smudging–Easy to remove Cons–Not cruelty free–No waterproof option–No shade variation–Availability Final Thoughts–OBSESSED–I love dramatic lashes and that’s just what I got with this–Builds easily to give amazing length, volume, & separation–Natural bristle wand–Does everything it says–Stayed in place all day–Easy to remove Primer:Lancome Cils … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Sephora Collection Size Up

Mascara Monday: Colour Pop Level Up Lengthening

Claims–Lifting–Lengthening –Flake free–Tapered brush coats each last from root to tip–Defining–Buildable–Separates Price–$9 at Ulta, Colour Pop Shade Range–2 at Ulta–3 at Colour Pop–My Shade: Brown Pros–Affordable–Vegan–Lift–No flaking–Agree with all claims–Buildable–Cruelty free–Length–Separation–No smudging–Tapered wand allows for precise application Cons–Availability–No waterproof option–No volume Final Thoughts–Natural bristle wand–Love that this comes in brown–Lifts, lengthens, and separates–Doesn’t claim to be volumizing so fair enough that it isn’t–Nothing negative to … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Colour Pop Level Up Lengthening