a few weeks ago, i was digging through my makeup drawer and found this hiding under a cluster of empty foundation bottles. while i am positive that this is probably like, three years old, and i should absolutely replace it, i can't stop using the old thing. this mascara is AMAZING and i cannot put it down for the life of me!
firstly, let me just say that avon mascaras are the best. i love them. i always steal my mum's extend mascara and since i adored that one, i figured this one would be as good. i was wrong- its even better! this mascara gives me those long, beautiful lashes you see celebrities rocking- no fake lashes required! the brush is actually kind of odd to me since i'm used to really fat brushes or ridiculously thin brushes; this brush is medium sized and has a few curves and such- dang, does it ever make my lashes look wonderful. the formula is awesome (to be honest, i'm surprised it's still this good even though it's extremely old- definitely looking forward to buying a new one and seeing the results i get from a fresh tube!) and the color is a good, simple black. it's not like, jet black or anything, but it's for sure not gray or anything. the volume and length this mascara gives my lashes is INSANE- my wimpy, baby lashes are super long, curled, and beautiful. this doesn't clump or flake off, which is wonderful. i use either two coats of this after curling my lashes or i use maybelines rocket mascara before it, but with either option, my lashes stay long and dark all day long!
i am waiting for the avon lady to come to my mall so i can get a catalogue and order this mascara. i will repurchase, because in the few weeks i've used this, it has seriously become my HG mascara.
I uploaded a photo to show the one-coat coverage of this mascara.
It's a very good mascara. It's been in my collection for a while. Sometimes you just forget about certain products!
This mascara has great coverage with a single coat. No clumping, no transferring, and it wears very well throughout the day. I haven't had any problems with irritation or smearing. It dries soft and not stiff. My eyelashes did not lose their curl. The formula is smooth without being thin. The brush works well to separate and define lashes. It's not a feathery look, as the lashes look thicker and defined.
I've been spoiled by YSL mascara, but for the price this Avon mascara is excellent. If you've got it in your collection, pull it out and try it again. You might be surprised at how much you like it.
This is absolutely the best mascara that I have tried from Avon and certainly one of the best of any brand. I am very disappointed that I haven't seen this in any Avon brochures recently, I'm worried that they discontinued this product. I have pretty short, straight lashes and not just any mascara can fix my problem. This is about as close to a miracle worker a mascara can be. It gave me great length and curl (even more than others that I have used an actual eyelash curler with) with many compliments. And this is the mascara that would often be on sale in a brochure for $2.99! I really hope Avon brings this back without any changes because this has to be one of the best mascaras on the market.
I'm a mascara junkie and anyone who knows me well enough will say I love a great mascara - which this product is! My naturally curly lashes (so cumbersome at times!) separate and spread to great lengths with this mascara. No clumping, flaking, running, NOTHING!
I do recommend wiping the excess off because it allows for cleaner application, especially to target those pesky outside corner lashes. I've had people ask me if I'm wearing false lashes with just 2 coats of this stuff! BUY IT!
Not terrible but when you don't want to use your really expensive stuff it does a close substitute.
I've tried a lot of different mascaras lately, and this one didn't do much at all. Avon's lengthening mascara wasn't terrible, but it didn't do anything for my lashes. They didn't appear longer or thicker...just a little darker. I tried using several coats, but the formula didn't really build. I was disappointed, but at least I didn't spend a lot on it. I'll probably throw this one away.
UPDATE: WOULD NOT CONSIDER DUE TO ANIMAL TESTING FOR CHINESE MARKET 17/02/2012 I don't know why I used this for so long (little over 3 years). It's ok but dosen't keep my lashes curled and does flake a bit at the end of the day.
Not a bad mascara, I didn't get the wow factor once it was on but it did give my lashes nice coverage. I did notice some smudging at the end of the day though.
Update: I am not liking this at all, it is clumping and smearing and irritating my eyes, won't be buying this again.
Pros: Brush is narrow and lots of spacing between bristles so combs nicely. Can layer without getting clumpy or weigh down lashes. Formula is wet so no clumping. Holds curl. Sometimes goes on sale for C$2.99.
Cons: Not waterproof so gives me dark undereye circles (thus low overall rating).
Still searching for one that doesn't smudge.
i liked this mascara a lot, it lengthened my lashes without giving me that "spider lash" look, held a curl well, didn't weigh my asian lashes down and separated my lashes as well. i got this on sale so i didn't have to pay for much. however, there is some smudging at the end of the day, but nothing i haven't seen before with other mascaras if i don't use the waterproof version. will buy again, but this time in waterproof, and yes, i recommend it.