Thursday, October 23, 2014

Josie Maran Argan Black Oil Mascara

I have never owned an expensive mascara.  I have never even owned a 'slightly more' expensive mascara.  Never having worn a great deal of it, because my lashes are naturally dark anyway, I never really saw the point and have got by with the odd slick of a cheaper brand that you can pick up anywhere...such as in supermarkets and chemists.  Maybelline has always done me just fine, and I still can't really fault these lesser priced brands, but finally I decided to spend a bit more and get a different mascara.
 
So browsing through the fabulous online beauty store Mecca I came across this one - the Josie Maran Argan Black Oil Mascara.  Having heard so many great things about Argan Oil and how good it is for your hair I thought I would give it a whirl on my lashes.
The one thing I have discovered is that it is definitely worth spending a little more on your mascara.  I actually can't remember what I paid for this, yes I'm a dufus, but I am pretty certain it was just under $30. 
My thoughts so far is that it creates quite a natural look with the first application and that it has a really good brush to it.  It left a few tiny clumps this morning but they brushed through ok and it did leave my lashes looking a little longer and thicker.  I did apply one coat but discovered that for maximum definition you will need at least two coats, particularly if you want your lashes to really pop.
I will probably need to keep using it for a while to see whether the Argan Oil has any long term effect, although I think it may be difficult to actually see whether my lashes are more conditioned or not....they are pretty small!  But I am confident that I will keep using either this one, or another that is a mid-range priced product.
 
What is your favourite mascara?







15 comments:

  1. I don't wear mascara often, but this sounds like a great product!

    Made in Mauve

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    1. It is nice. The packaging is a little different which I like too!

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    1. Thank you! Will head on over and have a look at your blog!

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  3. So many gorgeous colors - and I'd love to try that mascara one day! xx

    TOPCOAT

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    1. It's a fun eye shadow palette that one! So far I've been happy with this mascara.

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  4. I love the packaging of that mascara. looks great!!

    Please let me know if you would like to keep in contact and follow eachother on GFC :)

    Candice | Beauty Candy Loves
    xoxo

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    1. Hi Candice, thanks for reading. It is a nice mascara. I will head on over to your blog and would love to follow each other on GFC.

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  5. This mascara looks really good. I like Lancome and Clinque mascara
    xo
    www.laurajaneatelier.com

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    1. I haven't tried Lancôme or Clinque. I should put them on my list for next time!

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  6. Love ur blog, dear! These photos are so cute.
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    FROM HATS TO HEELS
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    1. Thank you Larissa. I will head on over and check out your giveaway.

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  7. Great post and most helpful review. Lovely blog here btw! Would you like to follow each other on GFC? Please let me know on my blog so I can follow back. Thank you.
    xox
    Lenya
    FashionDreams&Lifestyle

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    1. Hi Lenya, thanks for your feedback. I will head on over to your blog and have a look!

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  8. My favourite is my beloved YSL mascara. Nothing will ever make me stray from that until the day they decide to stop selling it. x

    http://ditsysprinkles.blogspot.co.uk

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