Friday, July 15, 2011

MY(I) HATE LOVE STORY maybelline colossal volume mascara waterproof

hello every one....am back after a long long time today......My lappy had crashed and then the Internet had to be reinstalled which already was giving problems earlier..so :P
but am back for good now..

All of us have read (soppy) Mills and boon stories ok...i admit i thot they were romantic  ones inititally,but after a  point realised they are all the same.
Girl meek..meets rugged boy..hate at first sight...then takraar then love then break up and then finally love.........<3 <3 <3



My review today is typically like a M$B kinda story.......with some modifications obviously......:)
The review is about one of the most talked about mascaras in the blogging world....

MAYBELLINE COLOSSAL VOLUME  MASCARA.I have been reading and reading blog raves and rants..about this thing....most of the reviews I have read are strongly positive ones.here is mine.....A luv story which like a typical M$B story started with disgust and hate.



Read on................
I first purchased this mascara after all the positive reviews around 3 months ago.I  was expecting a 7 fold  volume increase as the company claimed ,and ok the volume increase around 3 times (so much for the 7 time claim) was good but GOD the thing was so so difficult to remove...it just stuck,and took me several minutes to remove the sticky thing....i was using my eye makeup remover and it tugged so bad at my eyes...with no results....
I tried it a couple of times more and then gave up totally. completely disgusted with its stickiness..was using a borjouis one for a while...
one fine day,i could not locate my borjouis mascara.....and this bright yellow thing lying disowned  at the bottom of my makeup box,seemed to be calling me....I applied it hesitantly and  and left for the occasion..I had worn it to an outing and git so many compliments on how my eyes looked...one friend even asked me the name of the mascara I was using.....and then I fell in love again.........
Since then  have been using it every single day..And I use cotton with oil to wipe it..and it comes off easily.......and now my borjouis is being used sparingly......
see if I had known about the oiled cotton earlier ,I could have prevented a heartbreak.but then you guys would be missing such a bitter sweet love affair....no??







What I love about the mascara:)
  • its a liquid formulation,not too thick or too runny.....
  • There is a good amount of volume increase but not 7 times as the company claims....
  • the length increase is also at least twice....at least in m y case...
  • The wand is thick and coats the lashes well in one stroke.
  • I have purchased the water proof variety and it stays for the whole day ,by this I do mean the whole day.
  • does not irritate eyes.
  • Does not flake or dry...
  • Reasonable esp for your daily mascara fix...
  • does not smudge .After application it dries quickly and does not spread even if you rub your eyes accidentally.
What I do not like about it
  • The fact that it is a bit clingy....although that's a positive thing for any mascara to be long lasting,I still don't like the fact that It is so stubborn   :smug:
  • The big wand may poke the eyes if not carefully used . the inner lashes esp to  reach are difficult.....:I
  • Two coats may cause clumpiness which increases the time to remove it in a direct ratio...
 Will I repurchase..surely now!!! coz its really is a happy ending!!

19 comments:

indianmakeupways said...

i love colossal volume mascara. I use the non waterproof one. they are really amazing.great that u love it now :)

Dr Shivani Sud Thakur said...

hey anju,long time.....me will also try their ater proof waala now!

jomol said...

Hey Shivani....good review....I have this mascara and I agree that sometimes if I go overboard, it gets clumpy.......but I like nevertheless......looking forward to more reviews from you Shivani....and one more thing....you look so picture perfect in your daughter's birthday pics....you used the MAC studiofix foundation kya ??

Shweta said...

hehehe :D cute story :P I dont like waterproof cuz they make my lashes hard..Also I don't find the need I am happy wit my attitude wala mascara :)

Dr Shivani Sud Thakur said...

Jomolayyyyy...thanks......and thanks yes thats the one i am in love with it...tr karo for sure!!

Dr Shivani Sud Thakur said...

@shweta ...thanks,,,am also planning to buy the plain version now1

Of rainy days said...

i mix a few drops of eye drops with almond oil or olive oil and use this mix on a damp cotton to remove my water proof mascara. the eye drops , even if they go in ur eyes they will do more good than harm.

Corallista said...

so glad to see u back Doc!! I absolutely love this mascara..!! On my second tube now :D But it is a pain to remove!

deepikagill said...

Hi Shivani,
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http://deepikadesigns.wordpress.com/2011/07/16/my-first-blog-award-yaay/

Rati said...

SO many people face similar problem with this one. Try teh non waterproof one. I have stopped going for waterproof mascaras now.. Not worth tugging and pulling the lashes.

Dr Shivani Sud Thakur said...

@supriya..thank u for the tip

Dr Shivani Sud Thakur said...

@ankitayay good to be back me will try the non water proof one now

Dr Shivani Sud Thakur said...

@deepika..thanks..but me cannoyt open the link.....:(

Dr Shivani Sud Thakur said...

@rati....mai ab wahi karoongi!!

Rati said...

:D :D

Ik said...

Shivaniiii!!!! You won a blog award!!! Check it out on my blog! :D
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calicoaster said...

he he he.....I still have to try this mascara..my long list of mascaras are already awaiting to be finished..I might get this one after throwing these all...Donno when they'd get over!! :( I have some 7-8 mascaras already!! :| :| :|

But me loved your lovestory he he he...

Dr Shivani Sud Thakur said...

@ kimi..heheheh thx...me have this,the bourjois and the revlon lash plumping mascara.oh and an oriflame one...which jini gifted me...

Dr Shivani Sud Thakur said...

@ik thanks thanks thanks!!!!!!will do it soon!!