Maybelline • Great Lash Mascara • Mascara

rated 2.1(5239 reviews)

Average Rating.2.1
Would buy this product again.26%

rated 4 of 5 Sorcha on 12/18/2008 6:03:00 PM more reviews by Sorcha

Age: 18 & Under   Skin: Combination, Fair   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Green    

I quite like it, it's not my favourite mascara, but it does the job. There's a knack to using the brush without it clumping, I got the hang of it after a while.
I do think the brush could be improved on, but I really like the formula.

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rated 1 of 5 angelxchild on 12/16/2008 3:35:00 PM more reviews by angelxchild

Age: 19-24   Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Black    

After hearing all the rave and hype (?) about "America's #1 Mascara", I used the money I had left in my school account to buy it in the school shop. What a waste. The wand was disappointingly small, and it made my eyelashes clump on the 1st coat, something no other Maybelline mascara has been able to do before, and trust me, I've tried them all. The color was decent, and that was it. After 1 coat I was left with clumpy lashes that look like spider legs, which were made worse with the 2nd coat. Sure, it made my eyelashes more noticeable, but definitely not in the way I had hoped. Maybelline offers a lot of better mascara choices; so just pick any other one but this.

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rated 1 of 5 JelliBelli247 on 12/16/2008 11:46:00 AM more reviews by JelliBelli247

Age: 30-35   Skin: Dry, Fair   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Green    

The formula. Thin and runny, but not clumpy. Spider legs abound.
The color: Incredible black color.
The wand: Super small, doesn't separate well.
The smudge factor 0-5 rates a 5 for extreme smudgyness.
Overall impression: The color is a truly pretty dark black. The formula seems to run right off onto my under eye area and even my lid. My lashes stuck together top to bottom making it uncomfortable to blink or close my eyes at all. I won't be recommending this to anyone. I don't understand the hype associated with this product. I keep seeing good reviews in mags and stuff but am wondering if they have been paid off to say it? I went through alot of the 2000+ reviews on here and it seems most of the women on here agree with the ugh factor.

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rated 1 of 5 SugaCookie26 on 12/15/2008 4:30:00 PM more reviews by SugaCookie26

Age: 30-35   Skin: Normal, Tan, Warm   Hair: Black, Relaxed, Fine   Eyes: Brown    

This mascara is as thin and smudgy as any cheapie $1 drugstore brands. I don't understand why people rave about it. Its consistency is pretty thin and it clumps your lashes together terribly giving you that spider leg appearance. It doesn't volumize and it doesn't lengthen much either. The only thing positive I can say about it is that it's Blackest Black is really truly BLACK. It does have a rather dramatic, glossy true black finish that's hard to find in other mascaras. Still that's not worth wasting my money on it again.

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rated 1 of 5 PinkyStorm on 12/15/2008 2:03:00 PM more reviews by PinkyStorm

Age: 44-55   Skin: Dry   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Blue    

I've never understood the hype around this product and I don't understand why it always ends up on all the "best of" lists. I hate is thin and does absolutely nothing. It is not possible to build up thickness because it dries and leaves your lashes hard as a rock.

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rated 2 of 5 b82 on 12/15/2008 1:49:00 PM more reviews by b82

Age: 25-29   Skin: Oily, Olive, Warm   Hair: Black, Medium   Eyes: Black    

After doing a little research online I realized that this is a very popular mascara for some reason. I don't understand why... I think there are way better products available compared to this. This mascara did nothing special. It does not make the lashes look longer or thicker. I really don't recommend this.

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rated 1 of 5 bcoolnchil on 12/15/2008 12:41:00 AM more reviews by bcoolnchil

Age: 18 & Under   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair   Hair: Black   Eyes: Brown    

I bought the clear version and this gel is so soggy that it completely got rid of the beautiful curl I created with my shu uemera curler. There's nothing great about this since it didn't do much other than spike my lashes together and get sticky. At the end of the day, I had white flakes on my lashes, like dried hair gel. I used to have the blue version and it flaked after a while and dripped down my face in the rain so that I looked ridiculous. I'd rather splurge for the higher end mascaras then be scathed by this waste of my four dollars.

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rated 1 of 5 KWalker9 on 12/14/2008 5:57:00 PM more reviews by KWalker9

Age: 19-24   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Green    

Yuck! This was awful. Clumpy, smeary, irritating to my eyes. It also looked really fake and gross. I don't know why some many people love this product.

Cheap in comparison to other products, but I wouldn't take this product if they were offering it for free. I'd rather pay a couple of extra bucks and get something I can actually use.

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rated 2 of 5 Fashionopolist on 12/14/2008 12:41:00 PM more reviews by Fashionopolist

Age: 25-29   Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Blue    

This is a terrible mascara. I always get sucked in by the cute pink and green tube in the Target checkout line and think that maybe one of these days I will love this product like all of it's devoted followers.

But I haven't reached that day yet. The mascara is decent, but the brush sucks. It's too small and it doesn't apply the product evenly.

I really like other maybelline mascaras, like their define-a-lash, and colassal lash (my new fave). But greatlash is bad news.

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rated 2 of 5 mellifera on 12/12/2008 4:18:00 PM more reviews by mellifera

Age: 25-29   Skin: Acne-prone, Dark, Warm   Hair: Brown, Kinky, Coarse   Eyes: Brown    

Not a bad product, I just had a problem with it getting into my eyes and being very irritating by the end of the day. I never had that problem since I stopped using it.

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