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Almay One Coat Thickening Mascara - Black
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on 5/17/2017 5:15:00 PM
More reviews by pinknika
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine
Initially I thought this mascara was a little bit too thin in terms of thickening. I am used to big thick lashes, and can achieve that with conventional mascaras. I first applied it for a few days, my lashes were separated and subtle looking, almost like that butterfly mascara, or that one that claims to separate thinly. Anyway, this morning was a different story, my lashes were thicker looking after one coat, surprisingly. I think the newness wore off, I get that sometimes especially with maybelline full & soft, give it a week or two and it starts becoming thicker. I do have to say however, that because you have to twist it many times to close, that I have left it slightly open on occasion, so maybe it is drying out. But I do love the color and the staying power, it is not waterproof but there is not flaking or smudging or anything of any kind. Not bad for a natural mascara, I will keep this in my arsenal.
on 12/7/2012 4:18:00 AM
More reviews by tubitubi
Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium
The product lives up to its name: thickening without clumping, and really is jet black. Holds curl and doesn't melt onto my lids. The scent citrusy and herbal. Water resistent but not waterproof.
on 8/7/2010 7:15:00 AM
More reviews by Mel87Lem
Skin: Oily, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I did quite like this stuff. I'm trying to switch my makeup over to more natural versions. I live in NZ so living nature seemed to be a good place to start. And this did an ok job as an everyday mascara.I thought the formula was quite good, but I'm not in love with the brush. It's one of the old school ones, and I think I'm used to the new large barrel rubber ones, so maybe I just haven't mastered using it yet. The rest of the packaging is fine, just your standard mascara tube, the outside feels kind of soft and grippy, like you're touching a hard surface, but not quite, if that makes any sense! I've had it for a month, and haven't noticed any clumping yet. I'm going to try their conditioning mascara next, as that got good reviews, so I picked would not repurchase, but if that one isn't any better, I think I've found my HG for everyday. (I use the loreal beauty tubes one for nights out)BTW My lashes are long and blonde, so my main expectation of mascara is to make my eyelashes visible (ie. BLACK), and add a bit of volume. I definitely like the fluffy feathery look, not the "I have super thick lashes, but I only have 10 of them", and this delivers on both. I think it'll be even better once I sort out my brush skills too!
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on 12/31/2008 6:00:00 AM
More reviews by jules_23
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I have this in Jet Black. It's a good mascara, but it isn't really all that thickening. It tends to get clumpy after a couple of months. I still like it, but I prefer Dr Hauschka Volume Mascara.
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