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AIBU to ask for your game changing mascara? Can't seem to find a good one!

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Pivotthesofa · 16/05/2021 13:35

POsting here for traffic.
I have decent enough lashes but like a mascara that doesn't clump or smudge, that glides on easily, and gives length and volume without going spidery. I know, moon on a stick.
Anyone got anything that fits the bill?

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Am I being unreasonable?


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GiveIrelandBackToTheIrish · 16/05/2021 13:37

Maybelline falsies lash lift mascara best I've tried x


Timper · 16/05/2021 13:39

Max Factor false lash in waterproof. I’ve spent an obscene amount on mascara and nothing else comes close.


HowManyToes · 16/05/2021 13:41

I’ve tried lots and I keep coming back to maybelline lash sensational. I love it and the primer is great for applying under it for extra oomph
I liked benefit’s they’re real but it made my eyes really itchy.


theluckiest · 16/05/2021 13:41

Honestly, I've also spent a fortune on mascara from Estée Lauder to Maybelline & all prices in between.

Best one was about £3 from Wilkos!! Their own brand stuff is honestly brilliant. Doesn't clump & lengthens lashes.


Nuggetnugget · 16/05/2021 13:43

I love the Essence false lash. It's cheap so worth a shot.


CoRhona · 16/05/2021 13:45

I had my lashes done a few months ago, it was expensive and I couldn't imagine paying that every few weeks.

The solution is to use a mascara primer underneath mascara, it really gives them volume, length and separation. I use a Maybelline Lash Sensational primer and Maybelline Lash Sensational mascara.


Nishky · 16/05/2021 13:46

Clinique lash power


unwuthering · 16/05/2021 13:46

Lancome Definicils


TakeMeToKernow · 16/05/2021 13:48

Lancôme Hypnose. Make sure you get “the original”, not the ones called things like “drama” or “doll eyes”. You can get minis to experiment with others in the range - which are surprisingly different - but Hypnose was a game changer for me. When I run out (and wait for Xmas or my birthday to come round..) I’ll pick up a £10 mascara thinking it’ll be fine... and every time I kick myself!


twilightcafe · 16/05/2021 13:48

Maybelline Sky High
Diorshow Pump n Volume
Lancome Hypnose
Wilko Lash Princess
Aldi 3D - buy in bulk if it ever comes back in stock.


MrsCatE · 16/05/2021 13:52

Hourglass. Expensive but worth it. No ‘bits’ just very dark pigment and glides on. It doesn’t smudge even though not waterproof.


honeylulu · 16/05/2021 13:52

Stila Huge is my all time favourite.


Pivotthesofa · 16/05/2021 13:55

@MrsCatE which hourglass?

So many suggestions thank you!!! I’m intrigued by the maybelline and Wilkos suggestions

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BethTTC · 16/05/2021 14:00

Maybelline Falsies! Have tried them all, always come back to this.


Hairobsessed123 · 16/05/2021 14:00

Maybelline Lash Sensational Sky High Is amazing I have crap eyelashes but this mascara makes them look lovely no clumping no spider legs just pretty long lashes I recommended it to my friend she loves it ! The lady in our local boots was raving about it ! X


ALevelhelp · 16/05/2021 14:02

I did like the Primark ones in boxes, but it started to sting my eyes

I've recently discovered a Revolution one, also comes in a box and was a bit more expensive than the other revolution ones - £9

AIBU to ask for your game changing mascara? Can't seem to find a good one!

Timper · 16/05/2021 14:04

I just bought the new Maybelline ‘Tik Tok’ mascara - straight in the bin. Lashes looked better before applying.


Luckystar1 · 16/05/2021 14:06

Chanel. It’s amazing!


Freyaismyname · 16/05/2021 14:08

Mac regular black one. Brilliant on my lashes


Dogscanteatonions · 16/05/2021 14:08


I just bought the new Maybelline ‘Tik Tok’ mascara - straight in the bin. Lashes looked better before applying.

I thought it was rubbish when I first got it too but it has really really grown on me - it's worth persevering with, it definitely good on better after you've used it a good few times

Dogscanteatonions · 16/05/2021 14:09

Maybelline is the brand I come back to time and again after years of trying so many expensive ones. I like lash sensational, sky high and falsies


MrsCatE · 16/05/2021 14:16

Sorry @Pivotthesofa it’s “CAUTION extreme lash mascara”. They have a new version but didn’t like the sound of it - one of those ones that’s meant to encase each lash in a ‘tube’.


LadyEnolaHolmes · 16/05/2021 14:20

Bobbi Brown Smokey Eye Mascara! It’s perfect. Doesn’t irritate the eyes (I have sensitive eyes and wear contacts), doesn’t flake AT ALL, and makes it look like I have the thickest, blackest lashes!

The only downside for people might be that it’s not waterproof, but I personally hate waterproof mascaras. If I do need waterproof, I’ll just layer the Bobbi Brown Party mascara on top.


Hadjab · 16/05/2021 14:21

Pat McGrath Dark Star

Iconic London Triple Threat



LadyEnolaHolmes · 16/05/2021 14:22

Sorry meant add- BB smokey eye doesn’t clump, flake or smudge even though it isn’t waterproof. Definitely gives insane volume but my lashes have never looked spidery.

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