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Waterproof Volume Curling Mascara
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on 1/26/2018 10:23:00 AM
More reviews by joy2uandme
Age: 56 & Over
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Warm
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine
I just bought my first tube and have, after 2 weeks, turned around and bought a 2nd tube, I like it that much. This mascara fulfills my mascara needs. Creates long, defined and some volume. Lasts all day and then some. Is waterproof but comes off with makeup remover and concentrated effort. Does not smudge, flake, ball up, chip, or glob. Worth the $18 price. I would even go higher. For once I agree with the reviewers 100%.
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on 12/17/2017 3:25:00 AM
More reviews by thewenonaa0406
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
This is my game changer. I remember the first time i started using this is when i had a gym class ; body combat and weightlifting. With all of those sweats IT STILL STAYS NO MATTER WHAT. After that, i showered with warm water and wash my face also, this one still stays. Love of my life.
on 10/28/2017 5:25:00 AM
More reviews by Gulliblevulnerable
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Black, Straight, Fine
Even though the name is Volume & Curl, it doesn't have as much volume as you would expect. It does curl your lashes prettily though. The most important part is this mascara stays on no matter what. It won't smudge or budge through rain, sweat, tears, or even after I clean my face with my cleanser. If I have an outdoor job (I'm interning as a photographer), I will use this since I trust this mascara with all my life. With that being said, this mascara is a pain in the ass to remove. I didn't like how hard it is to remove at first, but I found out it can be removed with Muji's Cleansing Oil, therefore I keep on using it.Edit: The film advanced version of this is even better! It's slightly harder to remove, but I looked like I have falsies on. It's amazing.
on 8/3/2017 10:13:00 AM
More reviews by tsamaraha
Skin: Acne-prone, Olive, Not Sure
I don't like this mascara. It says "volumizing and curling" but it does almost nothing. It doesn't volumize instead it thins out my natural lashes. The curling effect is decent, the length is also decent. The only plus points that I can give is for the cute packaging and the very, very waterproof formula.
on 4/5/2017 1:58:00 PM
More reviews by Deandra
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Straight, Medium
So many reviewers raved about this mascara that I finally ordered it from Japan. I bought the "Volume & Curl Super Waterproof" mascara, but would also like to try "Long & Curl" at some point. Because it’s an import, all the writing on the package is in Japanese, so if you must have an ingredients list, you’ll need an interpreter. I was pleased with how well this performs. This is waterproof. It passed my shower test. Isehan's mascara does not smudge at all, even on humid days. I have no complaints of "panda eyes" or "raccoon eyes." If you overbuild, this can clump, but if you have a lash comb, it's an easy fix.I am able to build decent volume with it...but not staggeringly shocking volume. For more lush, abundant lashes, I apply Tarte’s Opening Act primer, or a base coat of Charlotte Tilbury’s Legendary Lashes before applying Kiss Me Heroine. Tilbury’s mascara isn’t waterproof and has been known to smudge on occasion. With Isehan’s mascara on top of it, I have the best of both worlds: a smudge-free eye and thick, long lashes. If you have naturally thick or long lashes, you won't need a primer. (My lashes need the extra help.)This mascara holds a curl beautifully. It's available in brown as well as black. I purchased black but it's nice to know there's another color for a subtle, natural look.Isehan's mascara doesn’t make the lashes feel stiff to the touch, and doesn’t weigh them down. It doesn’t contain annoying fragrance or anything else irritating. I wear contacts and I have sensitive eyes that occasionally water. I have had no trouble using this. And it's not very expensive, even for an import. I paid about $10 USD which also covered the shipping. In fact the only real negative is a predictable one. Waterproof mascaras are notorious for being more difficult to wash off and this is no exception. Cinema Secrets Break It Down makeup remover takes it off, and so does MAC's cleansing oil. But it you accidentally get some mascara on your lid during application, plain water on a Q-tip doesn't remove it. I have since purchased Isehan’s mascara remover (the one with the wand) and I will probably order the two products together from now on…just for my own sanity. If you live in the States, it takes weeks for this item to ship from Japan. You have to plan ahead. I would buy this again as long as I have time to wait for the shipment. If I need mascara immediately, Urban Decay Cannonball is widely available in the U.S. and it holds up when I swim. However, Cannonball costs $20. Isehan Kiss Me Heroine Make Volume & Curl Super Waterproof is more affordable.
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on 12/16/2016 8:26:00 AM
More reviews by tmrxxx
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
I tried this one first for quite awhile before making the other variant mascara (Long and Curl Mascara) my holy grail. I really tried to make this mascara work for me, but sadly the Long and Curl mascara outperformed this one tremendously. Although it does hold your curls, does a great job in volumizing my lashes, thickening the lashes, and is smudgeproof, I must say that this mascara clumps a lot! A whole lotta lot compared to the long and curl one. The long and curl doesnt clump or make your lashes stick to each other whatsoever! The long and curl mascara also held up my curls really well and also volumizes your lashes as well.This is still a good mascara, and I would recommend it for those who want to volumize and make their lashes appear thicker. But beware of the clumpiness that comes with it!
on 11/1/2016 5:20:00 AM
More reviews by anitahsieh
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Black, Straight, Medium
If I want a mascara that will last through the sweatiest of workouts or playing in the mud with elephants or go stand up paddle boarding, I turn to this mascara.I discovered this four years ago when I was an exchange student in Japan, my wimpy lashes never liked the American formulations but once trying this Kiss Me mascara, I never knew my lashes could be so perky and defined. When I moved back home, it was pretty expensive to order this online, but now that I am back in Asia, I am reunited with the best waterproof, curling, voluminizing, separating mascara. No joke, I do wear this mascara for the more extreme outdoor activities and it won't smudge or flake on me, curl is still intact. Only down side is that this expensive outside of Asia and dual phase eye makeup remover is essential to getting this bulletproof formula off. At roughly $12 CAD, I will for sure be stocking up on this mascara before I leave Asia!
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on 9/19/2016 2:13:00 AM
More reviews by DakotaHOLLA
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
This is THE BEST MASCARA I'VE EVER TRIED!I got the older version, the one with a pink metallic cap, not the ombre one.Comparing it to lash sensational from maybelline, this is blacker, more lengthening and holds the curl WAYYY better! The curls may not look as perky as how it was when my lashes are first curled, but it will maintain the curls throughout the whole day.The only downside is it gets clumpy easy and if the mascara get onto my eyelid, it will be difficult to remove it since its super waterproof. This can be a problem if I applied eyeshadow. Despite that, the pros just outweighs the cons for me so will 100% repurchase!
on 8/23/2016 5:29:00 PM
More reviews by Kalos
Skin: Combination, Other, Not Sure
Love this. Only my second day of wearing it so far, but it's the only mascara I've tried that's actually held a curl. I have straight lashes and usually after curling with a lash curler & putting mascara on the curl doesn't tend to last, but with this my curl held all day. It's quite a wet formula. It definitely gives volume. It doesn't separate the lashes, but that doesn't bother me too much. I always use clarins double fix on top of all mascaras, which makes them all flakeproof and waterproof, so I can't comment on those factors. I'm not a lover of layering mascara either as I tend to think it makes my lashes look spidery, but to be honest just one coat is enough to give a really good effect. It's a great price and I'll definitely repurchase.
on 6/18/2016 12:59:00 AM
More reviews by Laurafergs
So, I haven't stopped using this mascara for at least five years. It is that good. I have extremely round cheeks, smile A LOT and, as a result, cause most of my eye products to migrate over the course of the day. The panda-eye struggle is real, you guys. This damn fine mascara, however, is one of the few things that can take the heat (and sweat and oil and smiles). I can't remember if the one I use most is the long + curl or the volume + curl, but either way, the formula is the same, it's just the brush that differs. And the formula is the stuff dreams are made of. It is black. It has fibres. It is waterproof. It does. not. budge. To the point where you NEED an oil based make up remover and a little bit of patience. That is probably the only drawback. You do need a proper remover for this (or better yet, buy the weird Heroine Make mascara remover that they make especially for this). It's a good price too, usually $15-20AUD, depending where you buy it from.HG mascara, I will never waiver on this and always evangelise it to my friends/family/people at bus stops.
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