*I received this in exchange for review. My opinion is my own*
If I am in public without mascara, I legit look like that guy from the movie “Powder.” Bald in the eyelash department.
Ok, maybe it’s not that bad, but is certainly isn’t good! Wearing glasses doesn’t help, because my lashes are hidden behind those thick chunks of plastic that allow me to walk around without bumping into things…
Anyway, I am ALWAYS looking and using mascaras in the hopes that I have the longest, lushest and attention grabbing lashes EVER.
How did this mascara measure up?
From the website:
This black water resistant mascara has been formulated with Panthenol conditioners and cocoa butter to moisturize lashes, keeping them healthy and thick- application after application. We’ve kept an eye on creating a vegan, cruelty-free mascara that uses Certified Organic ingredients, is free from parabens and glutens and is non-cosmedogenic. When used with our Heated Lash Curler, expect to see lashes that keep a gorgeous curl all day long.
Hydrogenated Glycery Abietate: naturally derived (ECOCERT) from Pine Gum and Wood Rosin, provide water resistance, it is very stable at elevate temperatures and non-allergenic and non comedogenic.
Saw Palmetto: also called Dwarf Palm or Serenoa repens, is an indigenous North American herb which has been historically used by Native Americans to promote thick healthy hair. This extract is made with Certified Organic Saw Palmetto.
Aloe Vera: Contains a number of active ingredients, including substances known to increase blood flow which helps to growth of healthy hair. Some research even indicates that this extract has antifungal, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. This extract is made with Certified Organic Aloe Barbadensis leaf.
Cocoa Butter: it is very rich and moisturizing, has a lovely scent and helps rejuvenate skin and lashes, it is a perfect conditioner for eyelashes that have been damaged by the use of harmful substances such a glue for false eyelashes. This product is Certified Organic and Certified Fair Trade.
Panthenol: enhanced moisturization effects and add thickness or body to the hair
Vitamin E: protects from free radicals produced by the sun, stress, smoke and pollution. It stimulates collagen synthesis and increases elasticity and firmness.
This formula is Gluten Free and Vegan.
*before and after photos- you have been warned*The brush itself is pretty full, yet not crazy spiny or huge. It has a bit of an odd shape that is hard to capture in photos, but it grabbed my lashes really nicely.The formula had a bit of an odd odor, but nothing offensive or off-putting. The color was definitely black, but wasn’t as bold as I literally NEED for my lashes to stand out behind my glasses. I used a couple of coats, and got sweet, wispy long lashes, but not the dark color I need.
You can see here, I have the mascara on the left eye, and none on the right. You can definitely see I am wearing mascara, but it needs a little more “oomph.”
I’m going to stop here with the photos, because there is another product that I used that goes along with this, and I don’t want to give too much away.
I will say though:
This mascara has a very nice, smooth formula.
No clumps ya’ll. None. That’s a BIG DEAL.
The applicator is easy to handle and the brush is soft and grabs your lashes like nobodies business.
Oh and it’s very waterproof. Like two days and a shower waterproof.
Stay tuned for part two… when the cool stuff really happens…