Thursday, May 05, 2011

Product Review: Maybelline Great Lash Mascara Waterproof

Okay, let me start off this review by saying that I made a big mistake. I actually bought this in brownish black instead of black (from the US). Yep, I bought the wrong shade but luckily this shade was more on the black side than brown, it just wasn't jet black.

I got curious about this mascara since this is THE mascara that started it all, so I bought one.

The wand is just your ordinary mascara wand, nothing special about it.

Here's how my lashes looked like after 2 coats of Great Lash:

On the left is a picture without mascara, and on the right is with mascara. As you can see, although it did add some length, I wouldn't call it a crazy improvement, just right.

Unfortunately, like 80% of mascaras, this failed to pass my oily eyelids test. Even after I coated this with my Clarins Double Fix Mascara, one eye got smudged pretty badly when my eye got a little wet from the dryness I felt from my contact lens :(
This mascara is good for those who want a natural look and don't have extremely oily lids like me, but like most mascaras, this is not waterproof enough for me :(


Askmewhats said...

Alam mo I have a feeling it's not available down here because its not meant for our weather I have this one di ba? But I'm not opening it up pa kasi non-waterproof pa sa akin patay no? hahahha

Crystal said...

you're probably right, di siya for our weather. wait for the rainy season baka mas ok hehe.

IyaV said...

I wanted to try this one pa naman. May blue version kasi sila eh. But nevermind! Haha! Great review. :)
btw, I made a review on Daiso High Curling Mascara available at Saizen. You can check it out at my blog :D

MissKatv said...

ha! buti nalang nakita ko tong post mo. I was going to buy it online sna on my birthday. Not very good on oily skin pla! thanks for the review!
oh BTW, I'm having my birthday giveaway. You can check it here:
Misskatv's Birthday Sigma Brush Giveaway

xoxo, Kat :)

Melissa DeSan said...

Hi! Your review about the Maybelline Great Lash Waterproof Mascara is so good :) I read about the mascara on and I really like it! Been using it ever since :)

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