I thought since the Maybelline Brow Precise Micro Pencil was such an unexpected win (see review here) that I would try another product from the brand. I saw the Falsies Push Up Drama Mascara on sale at my local drugstore and decide to give it a go. I feel like anytime a mascara uses the term ‘falsies’ they’ve got big shoes to fill.
I bought this for $10CAD on sale (reg $13) at Shoppers Drugmart in ‘blackest black’, obvs. This mascara claims to use ‘cup-shaped-bristles’ to push lashes up and curl for dramatic volume. To me it just looks like a rubber spiky wand and the bristles don’t look curved at all. Instructions advise not to let the mascara dry in between coats.
-Applies product super fast
-Does lengthen and volumize
-Makes lashes look spidery even with one coat
-Not even that cheap for a drugstore product
-Messy on the lower lashes
I don’t hate this mascara but I don’t love it. Basically it’s super super quick to apply because the brush just globs a bunch of product on. While you’re trying to distribute the mascara, it just gets super clumpy and some lashes stick up super straight and high while others stick together. I do notice significant volume and some length, but it kind of looks like those girls in high school who put on 10 coats of mascara and have super spidery lashes.
In moderation if you’re in a hurry and don’t over apply, this is an okay product. I like how fast it works and how it doesn’t take eight years to build up like the Revlon Mega Multiplier Mascara did (see review), but I don’t notice any curling or ‘push up’ effect- just a lot of clumpy volume. This looked decent when I applied liquid eyeliner and I could actually get by without falsies as the mascara held its own, its just heavy looking.