Hi my Readers 🙂
This post is going to be about a mascara from essence.
A while ago I purchased a lot of items from essence. Before, I’m not completely sure but I think that I didn’t own anything from them.
This is the first mascara that I’m trying from this brand. It is the
VOLUME stylist, 18h curl & hold mascara with micro styling waxes.
When I was looking for new mascara, I wanted the wand not to be silicone and that was the only criteria. I was working in another country so I was not looking too much just to get me through the few days that I had left until I go back.
My first choice was the one with the purple tube (same design as this one only purple) and I don’t really know what made me buy this one. Maybe because I was always buying colors that I like and thought I change it up and in that time I was influenced by my roommates that REALLY like blush pink…oh well 😀
Kidding. I really don’t know. Maybe the wand threw me off a little bit because looked very simple.
Back to the actual product now.
This is 12ml/0.40 fl.oz. mascara which is a little bit more than a usual mascara. The packaging has nice design.
It claims that it is with micro styling waxes, gives volume, curls and holds the lashes.
In the condition that I wore, I noticed that gives a lot of volume but it disperses a lot of product because no matter how much you try to remove the excess, I might have to clean it with a tissue. With hectic mornings when I was in a rush, that was not an option but I managed to make the lashes look good.
This is a mascara that if your lashes touch the brow bone, it will smear and will left black on that brow bone. It crumbles under the eyes, and with 9h chaotic shifts and only half an hour pause, that was not an option!
I have other mascaras LIKE THIS ONE that is not waterproof but still manages not to end up on my brow bone or crumble under my eyes.
So all in all…
Things I like:
- gives volume (as it claims)
- visually lengthens the lashes
- it is really black
Things that need improving:
- a lot of product comes on the wand and because of that I makes it easy to make a mess and apply too much and make it clumpy to the point you might need spooly on a side to prevent a mess
- crumbles under the eyes
- if you have oily lids, use creamy products on the brow bone or you are wearing it for a lot of time (like 9hours shift, 2hours of traveling) you are going to have black dots if your lashes hit the brow bone
- little hard to remove and had to be really aggressive with the cotton round and 2 different micellar waters
Here are some more blury photos of the mascara wand because of bad lighting.
If I missed something, let me know and I will answer and plus include it in this post as your question.
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