AMazing packagine, great texture, but COMPLETELY overrated. It didn't do anything for my lashes except make them look like spider legs. I already have pretty long lashes, so this is probably the main reason why I looked so horrific after an MA used it on me. Their formulas seem to be great but there are so many other mascaras out there that work better for me at a fraction of the cost (ie anything by maybelline)
I'm a brunette with dark, medium to long lashes and I get this in black. It's my tied second favourite mascara, Voluminous is the other second favourite. During the day I apply just enough Definicils to make my lashes more visible but not enough to make them a stand-out feature. When I go out in the evening I apply a very little more, but I do like a subtle mascara Ė blame puritan English streak and a family prone to saying 'What *has* she done to her face?' about anyone wearing makeup that's a tad too obvious Ė so this is ideal for me. It doesnít clump but I do have a slight problem with undereye smudging. The applicator brush is a standard design, no gimmicks, and is just the right size, just the right shape and delivers just the right amount of mascara for the effect I desire. Iíve recently begun to use the blink method of applying mascara, having read about it on the makeup board, and it gives me a great result - a sort of natural, dark, upswept but not curled, beautiful frame for the eyes. If you want your lashes to look dramatic, I know this product can deliver that as well. Itís quickly and gently removed with any good eye makeup remover product. There are other mascaras I like but I am happy to repurchase this.
The only perk that I've found with this ridiculously priced mascara is that it doesn't smudge or smear on me. Besides that, who cares?
I was expecting dramatic, exaggerated and super long/thick lashes (I have long and curly lashes already so it doesn't take that much!) - but instead I got the same results as using L'Oreal Lash Out mascara.
I got talked into buying this for $27.50 CDN by the SA after she said that I would instantly see a difference. The only difference I see is in my pocket book. Bah hum bug!!
Best mascara I've ever used! Makes my lashes look ultra-long and sexy, and it holds the curl after I use the eyelash curler. It's not waterproof so it's pretty easy to wash off, but I've still never had it smudge on me. Even after crying, it hardly budges.
I hate to add a poor rating but this mascara warrants it IMHO. This has to be the worst mascara I have ever used! It clumped my thick lashes horribly and turned my natural curl STRAIGHT out!!!
I kid you not - my naturally curly lashes went poker straight! I looked like a porcupine!
I'm glad this mascara works for some but it is most definitely a mascara I will never buy again and one I won't recommend! continued >>
An absolute staple for anyone that wants a classic look. This mascara lasts and lasts, and looks great without being clumpy or tacky. *UPDATE* after trying YSL's Faux Cils and DiorShow, I can conclusively say that this is BETTER!! Next on the list to try- Shu Mascara Basic and Maybelline Full N' Soft.
This is an OVERPRICED replica of voluminous.....it has the same performance of voluminous, same color, same consistency, same everything.....if u liked the performance of this mascara, i advise u to save ur money and get voluminous instead....u cant tell the difference...
Hearing so many raves about this mascara, I set out to acquire this highly praised item. When I've gone there, been there, and done that, I was left disappointed. It wasn't a terrible mascara, but it wasn't remotely revolutionary; For $21, I was expecting a difference from other mascaras I've tried, such as Maybelline's Great Lash (which, by the way, I didn't like either... but at about five bucks a pop, I wasn't too crushed). When comparing the results to those produced by various drugstore mascaras, I did not perceive any difference in volume, definition, or length. In short, the price performance of this product is not so great. The search for my HG mascara continues...
I agree with the review below. I splurged after hearing so many raves from MA's and a makeup school instructor, but it did *nada* for my lashes except to darken them a dark grey (the tube said "Black"). Virtually no length or thickness to speak of. I gave it several chances before trashing it. I should have taken it back!
Completely disappointed with this mascara.It looks a strange dark grey colour on the brush-even though its a black mascara.The brush seems to hold too much mascara making it difficult to apply without getting the clump effect.