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Maybelline XXL Pro Extensions Microfiber Mascara Review

Maybelline Pro Extension XXL Mascara ReviewWeekly Cheap Secret:

I have found a mascara that I like! OK, I know you’ve read all my rants about hating so many mascaras over the years. I said like here, not love ­čÖé This means that I will repurchase if I don’t find something else or hear about a “bigger and better” mascara launch to screw me over. But, I’ve been using Maybelline XXL Pro Extension Mascara and actually really, really like it. It’s the closest thing that I have to… Continue┬áreading | 6 Comments

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Chanel Exceptionnel Intense Volume & Curl Mascara Review

I’m still searching for my HG mascara even after using Chanel Exceptionnel Intense Volume and Curve Mascara in Smokey Black. This is not the mascara for me. First off the wand is really hard to use. I’m a makeup artist, I’m supposed to be a little talented and applying mascara should be easy. This brush has “combs” just like Lanc├┤me Fatale and then normal bristles like most traditional mascaras. However, the normal bristles are really short and don’t really touch the lashes. You are supposed to “twirl” the mascara from the lashline for a… Continue┬áreading | 2 Comments

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New Givenchy Phenomen’Eyes Mascara: Is It Broken?

Givenchy Phenomeneyes Mascara

Has anyone gave this one a try yet? Frankly, I think it looks like the biggest gimmick ever. But, who knows? First off it looks like some spooky mace.

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This mascara claims to grip lashes at the root to curl and separate them. The creepy sphere shape is patented and is supposed to work with all eye shapes. I just can’t buy into that. It looks like lots of extra work. Nobody wants to paint each individual… Continue┬áreading | 1 Comment

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More 1970’s Makeup Trends: Fresh Firebird Mascara

Fresh Firebird Mascara
This isn’t your ex’s Firebird…

Almost a recession really brings out some funny trends. I have talked about this before in my Dior Dandy Color Collection review. I feel the 70’s are back because of the economic woes. Here is further proof of 2008’s 1970’s fascination.

Fresh, the hip cult classic cosmetic line, has launched their Firebird Mascara which is a basic volumizing mascara that some how manages to have something to do with the 1970’s. It comes in a… Continue┬áreading