Mascaras I wouldn't repurchase



Some controversial ones here. As I always mention (yeah, I know you're probably bored of me saying!!) I use A LOT of mascara, probably more than pretty much anyone I've seen whiles blogging. I always have done since I've known what mascara is and I personally love the 'spidery' lashes. These are all mascaras I would defiantly not re-buy for whatever reason.



Rimmel Rockin' Curves* - I received this from the lovely Helena in our valentines box swap. She got it for me because she was really curious as to how it worked.. Well, Helena, its rubbish. I have seen reviews on this and the majority really liked it which makes me think maybe I'm doing something wrong, but I have tried to use this again and again and I just really don't like it. It doesn't do ANYTHING for me at all and I'm really not a fan. 




Maybelline Rocket Mascara - I found this lurking at the back of my mums huge makeup draw still unopened. I thought I would give it a go as I couldn't see her using it any time soon. Oh boy, how I wish I didn't bother! This was the most POINTLESS mascara I have ever used. Absolutely NO product came off the brush and it genuinely didn't even look like I had used a thing on my lashes. I would stay away from this at all costs and I would never ever use it again. Not even if I had completely run out! That's how unimpressed I am!! 




Collection No Clumps Mascara - I got this free in one of those 'spend over such and such and get this free'. Because its free I can't exactly slate it, but its no good really. I have tried to use it on a few different occasions but it doesn't work for me. That's not to say it might not work for someone else! 




NYC Big Bold Mascara - I'm not 100% sure how I got this because I'm pretty cert I didn't buy it myself. The reason I think this is because it isn't the type of brush I would go for. I love thin brushes not thick ones because I just don't think they work very well (for me, anyway!). This mascara just didn't work. But then again, I did have a feeling it wouldn't! 




Benefit 'They're Real' - ha, this is the real controversial one. Firstly, the price would put me off buying it again anyways. My mum got me this for Christmas and although its not BAD and I would use it again if it got bought for me, I wouldn't buy it myself. In my opinion, it does exactly the same as my all time fave NYC mascara and if I wore one on each eye you probably wouldn't be able to even tell the difference. The price for the size you get is insane and considering how quickly I use mascaras, this would be pointless to spend so much! 

What mascara wouldn't you repurchase? 


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15 comments:

  1. I was also disappointing by the Maybelline Rocket mascara! x

    daisy-drops

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  2. Great picks! I love the Max Factor False Lash Effect :)
    http://whattaylorbuys.blogspot.co.uk/

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  3. Hi, I do totally agree with you on the Maybelline Rocket! Everybod raves about it but I hate it! I don't know if you had this problem too but what drove me crazy about it was not only what you mentioned but also the "removing" process was endless! Blah! I usually like maybelline mascaras but I would never buy this one again! xx Regi
    Theberrygirl9.blogspot.com

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  4. I tried the Soap and Glory mascara a couple of weeks ago, and it was awful. But lots of people use it and they really like it, so I thought it must be me, but I just couldnt get on with it, so I definitely would not buy that one again.

    zoea2812.blogspot.com

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  5. I agree about the benefit mascara I bought mine in duty free, it does do what it promises but it's like concrete to get off and is over priced x

    xxchloescloset.blogspot.co.uk

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  6. I completely agree with the scandeleyes one, i thought most of that range was terrible. Wasn't expecting the benefit one though, may have to stay away from it in the future. Lovely post x

    http://anyamaybeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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  7. Rimmel Scandaleyes Mascara (in the orange tube) is my favourite ever, but the Rockin' Curves one never really appealed to me. I never tried the Rocket, but I can see just from the brush that it wouldn't work for me! xx

    Abby | http://teenagelovesxo.blogspot.co.uk/

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  8. Ahhh, I'm sorry about that mascara :( I had read some promising reviews!
    Lovely post though!
    xxx

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  9. I've got both the Rimmel Rockin' Curves and Maybelline Rocket mascara and I agree, I wouldn't repurchase either of them. Not because I'm overly unimpressed with both but because I just don't think either is anything special or wow. I HAVE to use both of them in combination with my all time favourite, L'Oreal Volume Million Lashes (in extra black) X
    thefashion-junkie

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  10. I really liked the They're Real and I guess I'll be skipping the Rock It xx

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  11. These girls in my fashion class were talking about Benefit's mascara. The price put me off too! Rimmel has plenty of awesome mascaras and so does Loreal. I'm glad I read your review! I have been wanting to try the Rocket Volume for the longest, but nevermind now. Haha. You just saved me some money girl!!!! :D

    Autumn
    afabuloushippie.blogspot.com

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  12. so glad someone agrees about the Benefit - I think it is absolutely useless and I can not believe I wasted money on it due to the hype :( so frustrating! Love, Gemma xx
    www.sunshineonacloudyday.co.uk

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  13. I stopped wearing mascara and opted for false lashes a long time ago. Me and mascara just don't get on at all! I hate when you see on the adverts a little disclaimer to say "model has been styled with some lash extensions" What's the point! Refreshing to see someone honest about products!

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