Mascara is one of my obsessions! New incredible (looking) formulas excite me!
It could be that's because without it my lashes are blonde, aka almost invisible... Perhaps.
Ode to Applying: A photo montage
As a result, I have spent no small amount of time and money attempting to find the best mascara available (within my price range, good lord!)
A few thing I'll cop to:
Up to this point in my life, I am not in the kind of financial position that allows me to spend more than $10 per tube of mascara. Did I mention I use it...A LOT?! So I generally don't have a ton of experience with pricier offerings, outside of samples (which I freaking love BTW).
My eyes water like CRAZY. Years ago I switched to waterproof mascara. Alas, this was not a solution. At the time, I had been using different types from a particular make up line (not L'Oreal) and when I finally made the leap from that brand it helped my waterworks situation to a huge degree! However, my eyes are still leak prone, so I stick with waterproof mascara anyway.
I have a winner take all ranking system. My method is EASY... I keep trying new mascaras, if one actually performs better than the current champion then I bring that new one up to the big leagues and put the last one on the bench. This has been working over the years, more or less.
With all that in mind:
I LOVE L'Oreal Paris Voluminous False Fiber Lashes Waterproof mascara!
I have been using this mascara faithfully for at least 6 years! Many mascaras have tried to unseat you and have failed...Contenders beware, it's a high bar to clear!
I get thick, long, lush lashes with good application control from the brush and minimal clumpy-ness.
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