CarlaN's review of Trish McEvoy High Volume Mascara


56 reviews

55% would repurchase

Package Quality: 4.0

Price: $$$$

Package Quality: 4.0

Price: $$$$


Water, acrylates/ethylhexel copolymer, glyceryl stearate se, ceteth-15, alcohol, stearic acid, nylon-6, carnauba, copernicia cerifera wax, pvp, phenoxyethanol, methylparaben, potassium hydroxide, butylparaben, propylparaben, laureth-21, jojoba buxus chinensis oil, squalane, sodium dehydroacetate, silica, iron oxides, titanium dioxide.


Age: 44-55

Skin: Very Oily, Fair, Cool

Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine

Eyes: Green

On one hand, I'd hoped to love High Volume, because 1) it's made by a cruelty-free company, 2) it's a "tubing" formula, which is great on my super-oily skin, and 3) it volumizes, something tubing mascaras rarely do. I also had high hopes for the stream-lined brush. But, on the other hand, part of me was hoping not to love it above all other mascaras, because it's $30, for heaven's sake.

Well. I wore High Volume for the first time today, and while it has many good points, it's not looking like my HG mascara. The mascara itself is *very* black, which I love, and I think I could learn to love the almost scarily skinny brush. BUT the dealbreaker is: it looks kind of heavy, and it clumps. It doesn't clump terribly, but enough that I had to spend several extra minutes this morning combing through it with my metal lash comb, and I just don't have that kind of time.

I'm chalking this up as a rather expensive experiment, and am going to try something else.

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