Jump to content
Can anyone recommend a good quality mascara?
33 replies to this topic
Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:55 PM
Just after some recommendations as to a good quality mascara. I don't wear it every day mainly just for special occasions or occasional work meetings.
Prefer a quality brand rather than chemist or supermarket one.
I'm after black and one that lengthens lashes I don't like them looking too thick
Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:02 PM
I've been using Estee Lauder Double Wear mascara in black for about six years, and I find it to be excellent.
It is super long wearing, isn't gluggy or clumpy, doesn't smudge, separates the eyelashes nicely and is easy to remove with soap or facial cleanser and water.
Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:08 PM
Estee Lauder Double Wear.
I have really long lashes and this is the ONLY one that does not leave me looking like I have been punched in the eyes after a couple of hours.
BEST MASCARA EVER!!!!
Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:16 PM
I was guilted into buying an Avon one by one of my students... it sat in the bathroom for six months until a 'mascara situation' occurred.
It was fantastic! Lengthened considerably without making them look like a blow up doll and stayed in place all day and all night!
I actually had to ask a makeup wearing friend how to remove it in the end!
Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:22 PM
I'll be following this thread too. I'm looking to try something new.
My favourite so far is YSL faux cils. Looking for a cheaper alternative.
Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:23 PM
Mirenesse Secret Weapon. I received a sample in a gift bag about 10 years ago, and haven't used another brand since. You can buy online at http://www.mirenesse.com/. There are a few different types, lengthening, volumising etc... but the thing I like the most is no panda eyes. Cleans off with warm water (you kind of pull it off, it doesn't run).
Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:23 PM
My worst mascaras ever Were two different types of Napoleon mascara - they were both clumpy, even when applied with a fancy mascara brush. They also dried out and started flaking all over my skin.
I second Avon mascara, I have tried a few types and they always last well and rarely clump.
Edited by Juki, 31 January 2013 - 06:25 PM.
Posted 31 January 2013 - 07:46 PM
I really like Chanel Inimitable - really great lengthening with just enough volume. No clumps.
Edited by k-lo, 31 January 2013 - 07:46 PM.
Posted 01 February 2013 - 08:20 AM
Another vote for Avon too. They have several different sorts and are quite good price wise especially when on special. I guess it also depends on how much you want to spend = some of the name brands are fairly expensive I think.
PS Avon also has a returns policy where you can try it and if you don't like it return it to the Rep for a refund.
Posted 01 February 2013 - 10:22 PM
I really like diorshow
people always think I have fake lashes when I have it on
Posted 01 February 2013 - 10:25 PM
My favourite is Diorshow, I have a few but of them all prefer Extase the most.
Posted 01 February 2013 - 10:32 PM
Diorshow - I so very rarely use it, but I have had it going on 7 years now...the same one and it is fantastic - makes the lashes so long long and luscious!
Posted 02 February 2013 - 05:10 PM
Another vote for Mirenesse. Wouldn't use anything else now.
Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:20 PM
I am all for buying quality makeup and most of my makeup collection is from higher end brands, the exception being mascara.
I find the Maybelline Great Lash Waterproof Mascara to be the best of the best! No clumps ever.
Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:25 PM
No, but I can recommend a great review site
Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:29 PM
IMO, Covergirl Lashblast is better than Chanel and Dior. By far the best mascara I've used.
Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:34 PM
I have tried almost all the luxe brands including most mentioned here, and the best I have found is Armani Eyes to Kill. Better than EL Double Wear which is also good but flakes a bit on me. I buy it on strawberrynet.
2 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users
A 12-year-old schoolgirl and her 13-year-old boyfriend are believed to have become Britain?s youngest parents, after the birth of their baby girl earlier this week.
Prince George has met an Aussie marsupial named after him in his first official engagement in Australia.
An Australian study has uncovered information which could lead to a better understanding of why babies die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
When a UK woman went to hospital suffering appendicitis, doctors mistakenly removed her healthy ovary - with tragic consequences.
Nothing can beat the feeling of witnessing that first smile, first step and first word - but here's a list of 'firsts' I'm really looking forward to now.
Just as babies undergo rapid growth as they learn and change in their first year, we?re learning and changing quickly as parents, too. Don?t underestimate the developmental stages you go through when you have a baby.
A product new to Australia claims to help babies be born "as intelligent as possible", but not all experts agree on the benefits of educating babies while still in the womb.
Autistic savant Ping Lian Yeak, a prodigious artist who has had his work shown all over the world, couldn't have done it without the support and love of his proud mum.
Photographer, self-professed "crazy dog lady" and mum Grace Chon takes photos of rescue dog Zoey and her 10-month-old son Jasper together. The results are just too cute. See more on Instagram @thegracechon.
Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.
Simon Alexander Garcia lived only one brief hour. But somewhere, a little girl?s heart is beating today because of him.
What is it that shapes our opinions on what?s an 'appropriate' age for our children to get their ears pierced? Parents share their views on how young is too young when it comes to piercing.
The options given to women to help them cope in labour have barely changed in years.
Top 5 Articles
Check out the good looking new release of the Vibe 3 and the Verve 4-wheeler inline strollers. To celebrate their release, we have a Vibe with double kit to give away.
From birth to one year and beyond, read about baby sleep, soothing techniques, routines, and sleep school experiences.
If this is your little one?s first Easter you might want to mark the occasion with something a little extra special. Here are 10 Easter gift ideas, which won't harm little teeth.
Although I?m jumping out of my skin to take my child-free holiday, I?m dreading the goodbye. But I?m determined to make the most of it without tarnishing it with guilt or sadness about leaving the kids.
Parents of children who suffer from eczema will know only too well the scratching that occurs around the clock. A new clothing range aims to help make everyone more comfortable.
Looking after grandchildren can help grandmothers ward off brain disease - but it's also possible to get too much of a good thing, researchers say.
After two water births at home, I was determined to give birth to my son the same way. I just hoped this birth would be quicker than my last two.
If you?re confused by food labels, you?re not alone. Next time you?re shopping for food, look out for these seven common labelling tricks.
My husband and I mutually decided that we didn?t want to know our baby's sex before the birth, but his mother couldn't handle that.
Free Printable Activities
Free printable acitivity pages like colouring in, cutting, word finders, mazes, maths activities and puzzles.