New | Maybelline Total Temptation Mascara

Maybelline Total Temptation Mascara Review
Maybelline Total Temptation Mascara Review

Maybelline, like L’Oreal, seem to own everyone’s favourite mascaras. I mean, is there a soul alive who hasn’t at least tried the Maybelline Lash Sensational? (Side note: definitely a firm favourite of mine). So, when either of these brands launch a new mascara, the beauty world gets excited.

Maybelline have launched another part to their Total Temptation range, a mascara. At £8.99 a pop it’s not too expensive, and definitely in the mid range of the drugstore. The packaging is this adorable matte-salmon colour, and the tube is fairly chunky.

Maybelline Total Temptation Mascara Review

First and foremost, the thing that really gets me with this mascara is the scent. This mascara is a scented product. I initially thought it was completely pointless to put something scented on your eyes (a fair way from your nose), then I remembers TooFaced have been making scented eye products since the beginning of time. It’s a gimic, and people love it. I’m happy to report that the scent had no side effects on my eyes, but then again I don’t really have sensitive eyes.

The wand is very similar to the L’Oreal Paradise mascara, if just just a little smaller. The formula is slightly wet, but many Maybelline mascaras start this way and dry out a little a few weeks in – when they then become so much better… weird. It’s a good mascara, it gives great volume (as you would expect from a wand like this), and some length, though it can be a little clumpy.. which, if you like this, then you will probably love it.

Maybelline Total Temptation Mascara Review

It can transfer quite a lot in the first few minutes (while it’s drying), but after that I can’t see any smudging or flaking throughout the day… which is basically the thing I need from a mascara. And it held up pretty well.

Honestly, I think the L’Oreal Paradise mascara is better. But it’s definitely a good mascara.

Have you tried this? If so, what were your thoughts?

Katie x

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