|10 hour wear||held up|
|Doing everyday chores in the home||held up|
|Running outside errands||held up|
|Sitting in a steamy bathroom|
(to simulate humidity)
Clumping: None. Lashes were nice and feathery.
Curl: Some curl, mostly in the beginning after application; after a few hours, the curl had fallen.
Length: Some if you really get into the base and shimmy the wand back and forth a few times.
Thickening: Only if I apply a third coat, but I'd be careful here: the formula is somewhat sticky, and too much will clump.
Volume: Some, but again, only with a second to third coat.
Longevity: Lasted all day.
Ease of Use: Because the formula is somewhat sticky, it's a little difficult to apply, and you really have to get in the base of the lashes to get the results you'd like.
Pros: Held up all day, which is really impressive considering that it's not waterproof.
Cons: The formula is a little sticky, and that makes it a little difficult to apply.
End Result: Overall, I liked this mascara. Because the formula is stickier, that's what makes it hold up in all the scenarios listed. For it being stickier, I was pleasantly surprised that my lashes were soft and not clumpy. It's wonderful for everyday wear if you want a little something on your lashes without it being too much, and if you don't mind putting a little extra work into applying it.
Mascara review by Yisell Santos. Born and raised in NYC, Yisell has been in the industry since 2004. Her portfolio includes work in print publications, TV, film, music videos, and bridal. Visit Yisell at yisellsantosmakeup.com.
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