Thursday, 21 March 2013

Benefit “They’re Real!” mascara review!

Helloooo lovelies!
Apologies for not posting before now, but I’ve been waiting for something worth reviewing, and what better product to write my first make up review on than Benefit’s They’re Real! mascara?!
Alrighty then, let’s get started! :)
Firstly, I want to start off by saying that I was a bit sceptical about this mascara. The reason for that was because of the statistics on the packaging. I’m never a big fan of products that “98% of women...” blah blah blah, because I feel that they’re quite...brag-y? But that is just my personal opinion. However, a cousin of mine suggested I tried it and so, after walking past the Benefit counter about 10 times, I finally purchased it.


The thing I love most about this mascara is most definitely the brush. It’s thick which means it gives great coverage and you get LOTS of volume. The plastic bristles coat each lash but it doesn’t clump them. You can also layer it for extra va-va-voom! There are extra bristles on the top of the brush which allows you to reach those annoying inner and outer lashes! This mascara is not waterproof but when I wear it anywhere, it sure does act like it is. There is also the option to buy a travel size version of They’re Real! if you want to try it for yourself first before investing in the full sized version.
So, as I said above, I was sceptical about this product so I didn’t actually expect much. Boy was I wrong. Below you can see my eye before and after “They’re Real!” All I had on beforehand was foundation.

 The only cons I would have to say about this, is that it is rather expensive. However, it is an excellent mascara and I’ll definitely be buying it again! Also, taking it off at the end of the day is a bit of a nuisance, as the staying power is SO good!

Overall, I loved this mascara and I’m sorry I didn’t try it sooner than now! I’ll definitely be sticking with this one for a while. Thanks, Benefit! :)

Packaging: 3/5
Quality: 4/5
Staying Power: 5/5
Price: Travel size- £9.50 Full size- £18.50
Available: Most Boots, Debenhams and online.
Overall score: 4/5

Have you tried Benefit’s They’re Real! yet? If so, what do you think of it? Leave your reviews in the comments below!

Love always, Lucy xxx


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