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CARGO Mascara Kit - Limited Edition, Black
CARGO Mascara Trio - Travel Size, Black
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on 1/1/2018 9:53:00 AM
More reviews by chestnuthusks
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine
Everything about it screams mom makeup - black tube, small classic brush (which I like), smell. I think this mascara is kept for older demographic of customers.
It's a decent product that gives moderate length and volume with nice staying power. I find it to be a good option for daily wear. The only complaint I have is the excessive amount of product on brush sometimes - I wipe it off to avoid clumping.
All in all this product is nothing innovative but I wouldn't be much upset if this was the only mascara on earth lol.
on 11/8/2017 1:29:00 PM
More reviews by Tjoepel
Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
Very meuh mascara. Do not understand the high rating. As from the very first stroke, my lashes stuck together. So it gives volume, but not the one I want (spidery, clumpy).
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
on 8/24/2017 7:37:00 AM
More reviews by martham93
Skin: Dry, Fair, Cool
Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine
I used this mascara until I ran out of it but I would not recommend to a friend.Staying power was very good, it did not smudge or flake. But it did nothing to my lashes no matter how I would apply it. No curl, no volume, just some length and a deep black color.
on 5/26/2017 9:51:00 PM
More reviews by Pinicolada
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
My go to mascara and I have tried so many from the luxury brands such as Chanel and YSL, Maxfactor is still the best. Doesn't flake, lengthens, so good considering it is a drugstore product. The brush might be a bit too thick and big for my Asian lashes.
on 1/15/2017 6:44:00 PM
More reviews by cazann
Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool
Hair: Red, Wavy, Medium
This is the only mascara I've ever used which has given me a WOW reaction.It really lengthens and lifts my lashes, and doesn't clump at all; the lashes looked defined and separated. Even better, these results lasted all day.The only complaint I can think of is that I wished the black shade was darker and more pigmented. But it is still a very nice shade.I love it!
on 12/17/2016 11:14:00 PM
More reviews by AutumnDiamond
Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
I love Max Factor, and I have used up around 7+ tubes of their False Lash Effect mascara. In fact, I cleansed one of those brushes and now use it as an eyelash comb - it's more effective than any other plastic lash comb I've ever used.That said, this particular mascara was a big disappointment. It's clumpy, it doesn't get very close to your lid (even with wiggling) unless you want to smear it everywhere, it doesn't lift and it barely lengthens. It's a good shade of black, not grey nor spider leggy. It's just very, very average. If I want very, very average then I'd go buy mascara at random and spend half of what I did on this. I have average length, average volume fluttery lashes that most mascaras work fine on. The (in)famous Too Faced Better Than Sex DOESN'T clump on me but 2000 Calorie does. I would consider this mascara to be on par with some randomly chosen Maybelline mascara which isn't necessarily a bad thing... it's just certainly not worth the MF price.Save your money and choose CG Clump Crusher if you want separated length, MF False Lash Effect if you want separated volume, TF Better Than Sex if you want volume and length, or KissMe Heroine Make Long and Curl if you want something that will last through everything.I will use this up on days I'm not wearing eyeshadow (because that would be a pain to apply cleanly), but I will not repurchase.
on 7/2/2016 1:01:00 PM
More reviews by meligonlan
Skin: Combination, Medium, Warm
Hair: Brown, Straight, Medium
My favorite mascara! Great value for your money.
on 3/29/2016 10:30:00 AM
More reviews by scott291071
Age: 56 & Over
Skin: Other, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Grey, Other, Other
I have used this mascara for years and always loved it but lately I have been having to return it to Boots after about a week as it goes clumpy and dry very quickly. I have done this three times now and won't be buying it again. My two sisters have had the same problem and they have also switched to another brand.
on 1/7/2016 2:11:00 AM
More reviews by CheapBeautyBitch
Skin: Combination, Olive, Warm
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium
This mascara was just another meh one. Nothing impressive about it to make me want to buy it again. I used it for a couple weeks and then went to another mascara.
on 12/23/2015 2:13:00 PM
More reviews by LiinaS
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
One of the best already 15 years. Right now I have and I have used Lumenes thickening one (in purple jar), but this one did wonders with my lashes. I do not need any lenghtening or making curls, just thickening. With this one my lashes are like false ones (they really are good even without mascara): black and long. It definetly must be not waterproof. Just it happened some years ago that it became expencive and it dries out much quiker than it did 10 years ago.
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