Benefit They’re Real! mascara

February 6, 2014

There’s been lots of hype over this mascara, which the Goodiebox dudes tagged as a “cult classic” on the info card that came with this month’s box. According to the info, ithas “all the benefits; it lengthens, curls, volumizes, lifts and separates” … and by the time I read the last part of that sentence, I was beginning to wonder if I was reading the advertising blurb for a mascara or a bra.

Anyway, I gave it a bash and it’s actually pretty good — if you wear mascara (which I don’t). It has a fancy schmancy brush that gets into all the nooks and crannies, leaving your lashes looking a lot fuller than the started.

Best of all, it didn’t irritate my eyes or go streaky.

I don’t wear mascara because it often makes my eyes itchy and I hate poking things in my eyes: yes, I know I’m a wimp, but there you go. To avoid be traumatised by marauding mascara, I go get my lashes tinted every 4 to 6 weeks but if I was the type of person to regularly think about poking myself in the eye with a mascara wand (because I do, every time I apply the stuff), then I’d probably give this stuff a spot in my dresser drawer.



One Response to Benefit They’re Real! mascara

  1. Goodiebox, January unboxing | By George on July 3, 2014 at 1:32 am

    […] Benefit They’re Real! Mascara 30g sample  (full size 85g, RRP $43) According to GoodieBox, this stuff is a cult classic. It lengthens, curls, volumises, lifts and separates … is it just me, or is it starting to sound like a bra? And apparently it has a magic brush. Oooh. […]

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