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Fav or Flop: Maybelline Great Lash Mascara

I'm all about trying new products recently and this post is no exception! If you follow me on Instagram (lots of pictures of cats, food, nails, you know, the usual fare) the you would haves seen that I picked up a brand new mascara that I was pretty chuffed to find. I had been honing in on this as being one of the next products I wanted to try, so to find it at a bargain price; there was no question I'd pick it up!

I picked up the Maybelline Great Lash in Blackest Black. I feel it is pretty iconic, as the colourful pink and lime packaging means that it stands out in any makeup collection. I've seen it around in some YouTube videos which placed it on my 'products to buy' list, but it just took a big nudge for me to get it.

I have to say I was not very impressed by the mascara wand. It ticked my mascara box in terms of it having a fiber bristle tip instead of just plastic, but that was it. The precise spiral effect on the wand seemed to make my lashes clump together a lot more than usual. I had to take an extra spoolie afterward to detangle each lash.

I would much rather have a mascara that separated and defined my lashes in the first place instead of me having to go back in afterward. It just seems like too much of a hassle to me (which makes me feel incredibility lazy!). I'm on the fence with it at the moment, but I suppose you could say that it did disappoint me. I think I hyped it up to be this amazing product which it good, but also a bit of a let down.

What is your experience with the Maybelline Great Lash?

Louise x x


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