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

Mascara Monday: SeneGence Lash Sense Volume Intense

Claims –Separate, lift, coat, and curl each lash to volumized perfection –Formula extends lashes for 3D intensity and dramatic volume –Ingredients to help strengthen, moisturize, and prevent brittle lashes –Buildable smooth application –Humidity and smudge resistant Price –$28 on senegence.com Shade Range –2 Pros –Pretty gold packaging –Love the wand shape :: tapered/pointed end allows you to get in the inner corners without making a … Continue reading Mascara Monday: SeneGence Lash Sense Volume Intense

Mascara Monday: Bare Minerals Lashtopia Volumizing

Claims –Mega-impactful, buildable volume –10X volume –Lifts and separates –Fanned out fullness –Nourishing, lash-loving, moisturizing ingredients –Smudge, clump, and flake resistant Price –$19 at Ulta, –$20 at Sephora, Nordstrom, bareminerals.com Shade Range –1 Pros –Affordable high end mascara –Ophthalmologist tested –Safe for contact lens wearers –No parabens, sulfates, phthalates –Cruelty free –Fanned out –Lengthened –Separated –Built up without clumping –No smudging or flaking Cons –Not … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Bare Minerals Lashtopia Volumizing

Mascara Monday: Revlon So Fierce

Claims –Wand grips each lash from root to tip –Over-the-top length and volume –Glossy jet black formula that builds –Clump free –Smudge proof –Flake free Price –$8.99 at Ulta –$6.97 at Wal Mart –$6.99 at Target –$8.09 at Walgreens Shade Range –3 –My shade: Blackened Brown Pros –Affordable –Easily accessible –No flaking –No smudging –Separation –Length –Volume –Didn’t clump Cons –Not cruelty free –No waterproof … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Revlon So Fierce

Mascara Monday: Lilly Lashes Triple X

Claims –Maximum lash definition –X-tra lengthening, volumizing, and bold –Defines and coats each and every lash Price –$24 —Sephora, Ulta, lillylashes.com Shade Range –1 :: Black Pros –Love the wand –Super black pigment –Length –Volume –Can build up without clumping or flaking –Can feel the wand grab and coat each lash –Doesn’t clump, smudge, or flake Cons –Availability –Expensive –No waterproof option Final Thoughts I’ve … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Lilly Lashes Triple X

Mascara Monday: Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir

Claims –Ultimate volume –Look of thick, false lashes –Instant, smudge-proof length and volume in 3 strokes or less Price –$26 full size –$14 mini —Sephora & marcjacobsbeauty.com Shade Range –1 :: Black Pros –Cruelty free –No parabéns, sulfates, phthalates –Length –Volume –Separation –No smudging or flaking –Brush/wand is similar to Too Faced Better Than Sex which I like –Mini option for travel/testing Cons –Expensive –No … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir

Mascara Monday: Diorshow Pump ‘N’ Volume HD

Claims –Instant XXL volume –Clump-free lashes that appear thicker and multiplied –Enriched with Vitamin B and cotton extract to strengthen and protect alshes –Gently styled, separated lashes –Squeeze the tube to soften the formula and coat the brush Price –$29.50 —Sephora, Dior, Nordstrom Shade Range –3 Pros –Innovative packaging –Shade range –Lengthened –Separated –No flaking or smudging –Lashes held a curl Cons –Expensive –No waterproof … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Diorshow Pump ‘N’ Volume HD

Mascara Monday: Wet n Wild Mega Volume

Claims –High-volume and high impact –Spiral fiber brush for quick loading of formula and maximizes volume effect –Vitamin E to soften, moisturize, and protect lashes Price –$2.99 at Target, Walgreens, –$3.29 at wetnwildbeauty.com –$2.93 at Wal Mart Shade Range –1 –Waterproof option Pros –Affordable –Cruelty free –Pigmented –Gluten free –Like the wand –Volume Cons –Not much length or separation –Took time and layers to get volume built … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Wet n Wild Mega Volume

Mascara Monday: Tarte Big Ego

Mascara Monday on Tuesday because yesterday was a holiday and I forgot to post so here we are. Claims –Lifts lashes –Brush delivers maximum pigment load –Builds without clumping –Plant powered to condition and nurture lash hair –Fully loaded flutter for up to 16 hours Price –$12 mini –$23 full size —Sephora, Ulta, tartecosmetics.com Shade Range –1 :: Ultra Black Pros –Length and lift –Vegan … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Tarte Big Ego

Mascara Monday: It Cosmetics Lash Blowout Volumizing

  Claims –Biotin infused formula –No clumps or flakes –Blowout lift, volume, and drama that lasts –Super black pigment –Specially designed wand with microspheres to catch all lashes to separate, lift, and volumize –19x volume Price –$25 —Ulta, itcosmetics.com, qvc.com, Sephora Shade Range –1 :: super black Pros –Packaging –Cruelty free –Ingredients :: biotin, to promote stronger, healthier hair –Soft grip for easy application and … Continue reading Mascara Monday: It Cosmetics Lash Blowout Volumizing