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Anyone tried these mascaras?

(9 Posts)
nappyaddict Thu 11-Jun-09 21:13:48

L'oreal Telescopic Explosion

Bourjois Coup De Theatre Mascara

Are they any good for short stubby lashes like mine!

geordieminx Thu 11-Jun-09 21:17:53

no but there is a free benefit mascara with this months glamour - gotta be worth a try for £2.

I too have short stubby everything lashes and have yet to find a decent mascara

traceybath Thu 11-Jun-09 21:21:52

Haven't tried those ones but love Dior ShowIconic

Tinker Fri 12-Jun-09 00:50:04

The L'Oreal one is bloody awful - all clumpy and teh brush just isn't designed to help brush mascara onto lashes - a fairly basic requirement, I'd have thought.

Morecrumbleplease Fri 12-Jun-09 01:02:43

Benefit mascara always used to be rubbish, as they put all their resources into developing and flogging their 'fix-its'. They actively encourage sales assistants to ignore customer requests and go for the hard sell on 5 prescribed items.

Having said that, for 2 quid you can't really go wrong.

Lancome definicils is the best mascara by far.

jabberwocky Fri 12-Jun-09 01:29:45

You need to try the new tube mascara like this

HelenMc1 Fri 12-Jun-09 09:59:31

It is not the one you linked to but the Bourjois Coup de Theatre 2 in 1 mascara was recomended a few weeks ago in the Sunday Times Style.

You do not have to faff about putting white gunk under black (!) and I think a great definition mascara.

If you want Volume I would go for Diorshow Blackout (pricier though!)

blondissimo Fri 12-Jun-09 10:06:33

I swear by good ol' YSL Faux Cils. It does go a bit clumpy after a while but it is fantastic for thickening and lengthening.

nappyaddict Fri 12-Jun-09 13:04:11

This is the Bourjois one I meant to link to. I got the wrong one.

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