Make Up For Ever Aqua Smoky Lash Waterproof Extra Black Mascara Review

Pricing: I bought this mascara in Berlin, Germany from a Kryolan store. I don’t remember the exact price we paid out there, but it’s priced at INR 2425 in India at present, which is pretty high for a 7ml tube. I could get 5-8 good drugstore mascaras at this rate. I probably didn’t understand the conversionπŸ™ˆ Let me tell you if it was worth it okay…..

this one is just a simple single coat without the zigzag wiggle type application style….

Packaging: It’s got a slender body, not too fat and bulky. It’s easy to throw in your purse and carry around, just like a pen.

Ingredients:Isododecane, Cera Alba (Beeswax), Aqua (Water), CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Glyceryl Hydrogenated Rosinate, Polybutene, VP/Eicosene Copolymer, Sorbitan Isostearate, Ozokerite, PEG-2 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Propylene Carbonate, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Ethylene/Propylene/Styrene Copolymer, Panthenol, Butylene/Ethylene/Styrene Copolymer, Hydrolyzed Rhodophycea Extract, BHT. A04701/01.

The Good:

  • Deep intense bold Black, not for the faint hearted
  • It adds drama to your lashes – volume, length and curl, all of them.
  • It does add some definition too, but I feel lighter washable mascaras do a much better job with definition and seperation of individual lashes.
  • Good brush for drama, volume, lift and curl. The brush reaches each and every lash, even the little ones.
  • Amazing for the smokey eye look or a heavy Indian wedding look with oodles of kohl and drama.
  • Ergonomically designed for a good application experience.
  • Waterproof
  • Won’t budge with sweat, humidity, lighting, harsh environment or even in a pool.
  • Can be layered for volume. Use 2 or even 3 coats for lots of drama.
you can see the clumps ….great curl though.

The Bad:

  • Clumps easily (but I find most waterproof formulas clumpy)
  • Dries out sooner in the bottle (quicker than the washable mascaras, always the case)
  • Unless you want a Barbie doll look with your bottom lashes as good as the top ones, you might want a lighter one for bottom lashes. Great for a heavy Indian wedding look though.
  • Insanely priced. No justification for this price!
  • As is always the case with waterproof mascaras, they are a pain to remove. I stopped purchasing waterproof formulas. The washable ones are easier to work with, lighter, seldom clump, better at defining and a whole lot easierrrrrr to remove!

Verdict: This one is definitely not worth the euros spent. I regret buying this.

Stay Beautiful, Inside Out, 
RUELHA 
www.ruelha.com

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13 Comments

      1. It is indeed a deep quote! Thanks for writing it here. Do we have free will or everything is predestined? I do believe we have both and that’s one of the paradoxes that we have to deal with! 😁 Have a blessed day!

        ~Velu

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