I was on the lookout for water soluble daily mascara which would not feel too heavy. After hearing a lot of great reviews about benefit’s “they are real mascara” I decided to give it a try. Read on...

   This is a deluxe version of benefit’s mascara. It comes in a small tube and the mascara brush is more long than wide with sharp plasticy bristles which separates the lashes.


Product claims:
  They’re real! Lengthens, curls, volumizes, lifts and separates. Our jet black, long-wearing formula won’t smudge or dry out. A specially designed brush re
veals lashes you never knew you had!.

   Apparently this mascara has won quite a few beauty awards too.
   On opening the mascara the smell is a little chemical like and off putting but who cares as long as it does what it promises. The consistency is a little towards the thicker side(maybe because this mascara is a little old? if you own one ,please leave a comment about its consistency so i know i am not the only one complaining about it LOL). On applying one coat it did nothing for my lashes and I was starting to be disappointed but after second coat I noticed a visible difference in the thickness of my lashes. It really lives up to its claim. It does not clump nor does it feel heavy on the lashes.i used a spooli brush to further separate my lashes. It lasted all day on my eyes and did not irritate my contact lenses.
When I washed my face, the mascara ran down all over my face. But still a lot of it was left on the lashes , so kuddos to its staying power.It gives the appearance of being water proof mascara without actually being one. It is not very hard remove but it does take some time. I usually remove my eye makeup with coconut oil as it is not harmful to the eyes.

I bought it for PKR 1000 from LA VIVA GLAM (facebook page)

After 1 coat

                                                               After 2 coats


1.       Thickens the lashes greatly
2.        Not heavy
3.       Quickly dries
4.       Not clumpy
5.       Long wear time
6.       Lifts the lashes so eyes look wider


1.       Price
2.       Not water proof
3.       Does not lengthens the lashes much
Very Sticky and thick consistency


  1. Love your review, worth reading. This product looks amazing, would surely try it.
    Have a nice day.
    Kanwal Ikram's Blog

  2. lovely honest review the product looks stunning


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