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The Beauty Edit: Mascara Mania

Where there are days that I cannot stand to wear a full face of makeup. However when it comes to those days with those feelings…. one thing I am completely loyal to is MASCARA!! L’Oreal’s Telescopic Extensions Waterproof Mascara has been a long time favorite since it was released earlier this year.  I cant help but rave about my love for this product {here and here are just a few}. My love affair with mascara began a loooooong time ago. I love how it instantly brings light to the eyes, and makes your entire face light up. {LOVE} It consistently never fails and is seriously my ” If I was stuck on a deserted island what would I bring item”.  Lately drugstore makeup brands have been releasing some quite AMAZING mascara products.. So here are a few faves; tried and tested…. {with one longtime favorite thrown in}
CoverGirl Lash Blast Fusion Waterproof Mascara: This Cover Girl Mascara is not a new release by any means. A part of the coveted holy grail Lash Blast stash; this waterproof formulation is AMAZING! The brush is on the larger side helping deliver both volume and length. The oversized brush helps grip every lash making them fuller, longer and more dramatic. I completely forgot how much I truly enjoyed this mascara until I went to use it {shopped the stash again.. post to come} and it was completely gone. A quick run to the drugstore and instantly I let a bit of a squeal and I applied. I will happily reach for this mascara again and again. A quick wiggle through the lashes and boom!!! instant longer, darker lashes.. face transformed. 
Rimmel London Volume Flash:The Max Bold Curves: this is the first Rimmel London mascara that I have ever tried. And… I was quite surprised to say I really do like it. I was at the drugstore a while back and wanted to try the Rimmel London Scandal-eyes Liner; so in the midst of picking that up {and the sign of buy one, get one that I cant refuse} I picked up this mascara. The curved brush allows lashes to be griped in the most PHENOMENAL way. It just goes with the curve of the natural eye and helps hold a curl. Leaving you with instantly BOLD, curled lashes with TONS of volume.  No clumps, holds a curl like a dream and adds volume for those va-va-voom lashes. I can say I will probably save reaching for this mascara on those days that I either want more va-voom or a more dramatic eye {thinking night out with the girls}
Revlon Lash Potion Volume+Length Waterproof Mascara by Grow Luscious: this tube had me during the MTV Movie Awards. On twitter that night it was a HUGE buzz as they started debuting the commercials and tons, and I mean TONS of the red carpet had this mascara on. I was hooked. Instantly when it was released I ran to the drugstore… And lets say this have been in heavy, HEAVY rotation as of late. The brush is AH-MAZING as it coats the lashes magically and helps transform the lashes into long, glorious volume drenched lashes. The wand reminds me very much of the Armain Eyes to Kill and L’Oreal’s Voluminous lashes. I layer on this mascara and two coats deep I am IN love. Super in length and super in volume.. this mascara has been my must reach for since our first encounter. {LOVE}
DiorShow Iconic Waterproof Mascara: this must have mascara in every makeup junkies stash is a long time favorite. Since it is semi-pricey at $29 a tube, I tend to save this for those nights that I need to feel just special. It adds volume and length instantly with every wiggle through the lashes. Specifically created a long time ago for backstage fashion shows and red carpets this mascara features a perfectly cut silicone brush that helps give that extra curling effect. It is a long slim brush that precisely coats each lash. Clump proof, smudge proof an long lasting I am IN love with this mascara. 
Are you sensing a pattern yet?!? I am obsessed a waterproof formula that not only elongates that lashes but helps add some volume. So it seems that while L’Oreal has my heart with its amazing telescopic extension formula… the Revlon Lash Potion is a solid go to when I run out. I have found a few great alternatives to my trusty L’Oreal, especially for those nights out that I want a bigger va-voom look of false lashes.  What are some of your favorite mascara potions?!? 

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