This mascara is weird. Weird short-handled brushes which produce a weird spider lashes effect. My lashes are pretty long, and this mascara doesn't do anything for me. it also leaves me with very crisp and hard to the touch lashes, which do not smudge but feel very very stiff. Won't be buying again.
Expensive for a drugstore mascara, and not that great! I feel that this was a really innovative and great idea, but poorly executed. It is suppose to give you a 'lash extension' sort of effect... and it did make my lashes slightly longer, but gave no volume whatsoever so the length wasn't noticeable, and also had this weird spidery finish that looked like it would flake but it thankfully didn't. Held the curl nicely, but because of that strange finish, it wouldn't let me layer another mascara over it for volume because it would clump. And besides, considering that I'm already putting on two mascaras in one product, why should I have to use yet another one on top?? Had better results with l'oreal telescopic, and that's only a one step mascara and cheaper. Therefore this is definitely not worth it for me.
This hands down the BEST mascara I have ever tried. I have reasonably long, though a little on the wimpy side in terms of volume, lashes. Dark hair. I hate scrubbing my face with soap and makeup remover only to end up with black circles around my eyes at the end of the day. This stuff STAYS all day, no smearing, flaking (even through workouts), and yet simply washes off with warm water. The tubes just fall away with no tugging. Totally amazing. Lengthens really well and give decent definition. It reminds of this expensive french mascara I used to buy years ago that had white "fiber" base followed by actual mascara. This has a similar idea, but works better and less expensively.
After experimenting with the first tube I bought, I actually found that I love this product, when I am using each side individually. I tend to use the beauty tube primer side with a more expensive mascara, like Dior Show, and it makes my lashes look AMAZING. They're long and they're not clumpy at all. When I am just going out for a quick trip to the mall or something, I just use the mascara side and although it doesn't lengthen my lashes, its still easy to take of at night and I never worry about flaking or circles. The only con I found with it is when I wash off the "tubes." You actually have to pull your lashes which scares me slightly, but with a wash cloth if you just gently rub back and forth, they come off better. I've already purchased my 3rd tube of this stuff and I can make it last twice as long by not using the two sides together.
i like this product for 2 reasons. first, i never have to worry about under eye smudging as in, go the the restroom around 3 pm only to see that i've been walking around the office looking like a raccoon. second, i've never had a mascara that delivered what it promised and i expected every.single.time. i've had on and off days using even lancome fatale.
i also cheat by curling before and after application, if that makes any difference. i'm not crazy about removal but that's something i'm willing to live with for a mascara that makes my little asian eyelashes existent!
Pretty much the only thing I like about this mascara is that it washes off extremely easy and doesn't flake or smear all over my face. I've even slept in it a few times and it doesn't do that. The performance is pretty blah though, nothing special. No lengthening, no volumizing, in fact they did have that sort of "stick" look. Plus it cost $10 which I think is expensive for a drugstore brand mascara. Spend another $9 and get the most amazing mascara ever, benefit bad gal.
I had the same experience as krispie5. I think it makes my lashes look spidery and dry, even when I apply as you're supposed to (primer immediately followed by mascara). Also, my upper and lower lashes keep sticking together. It does seem to lengthen and thickens somewhat, but I don't like the overall look it gives. It does wash off easily, which is a plus, but not enough of one to make me buy this again.
pros: washes off easily and does not leave ANY residue which i know my eyes are thanking me for, does deliver on the length promise.
cons: no volume whatsoever. i remember reading a review that said her lashes looked like "lash sticks", which is an apt description.
I was so excited to first try this product, but i was REALLY disappointed with the results. no matter how i try to put it on my lashes look all spidery and dry. just plain weird looking. they also seem to stick together whenever i blink. i was expecting something better. too bad its going in the trash.
i ruined my lashes with lash extensions jus over a year ago. i really wanted to love this. i didnt care for volume, i just wanted the length it was advertised to give. bullshit!
i used as directed and my lashes looked mediocre. nothing special at all. i was very disappointed. it was just under 10$ at walmart and i dont think it was worth it at all. my l'oreal double extend gives better results than this. i will keep working at it and hopefully i will get the length im hoping for! i like that the both tubes click to close, therefore u know it's securely closed, thats a plus. it didnt clump, smear or budge.
when i washed it off, it did look like pieces of my lashes were coming off. it's a bitch to wash off, even with a micro fiber cloth.. like some reviewers mentioned, warm water is a must!
i've been using this on and very off for about 2 months. having it dry up a bit works a lot better than when it's brand new.. this is the most irritating mascara to wash off.. cool water will not work at all... i need enough soap that it stings my eyes.. it just not worth it, price, results and so on... theres better one step mascaras out there