Here’s a fun new twist for your makeup. colored mascara! Blue and Purple mascara has always been trendy depending on the season, but Maybelline has hooked us (the consumers) up with a full line of Great Lash mascaras that come in a wide assortment of fun colors. No more plain ole black! Keep reading for swatches and a review of each color.
The formula of the shades is actually pretty good minus one shade, which I found a tad watery (details below). The color wraps around the lashes very well. I tested wear on each shade (yes I did), and I got on average 8 hours of wear before they began to flake. I did not review with a primer or on top of black mascara, and I don’t think I will have time to but if I find another blogger that did, I will let you know. All the colors are well pigmented except for two.
The brush is small, which I like because it makes for easy application. I can get the little tiny lashes with no problem. I can apply corner to corner with no issues. Except that one shade (details below, lol).
Wink Of Pink is a medium toned pink. Reminds me of a deeper Pepto Bismol. Wink Of Pink has wild pigmentation and applies well with three coats.
Teal Appeal is a medium toned teal that leans more on blue than it does green (which I love). Teal Appeal applied well in two coats.
I See Blue is the prettiest of them all in my opinion. It’s a nice bright electric blue that applies like a dream in two coats.
Green With Envy is a deep hunter green that applies well with three coats.
Vision In Violet is more of a royal blue to me than purple. It does not do as well with pigmentation as the other colors, but it’s cute nevertheless and I think this is the one that I will use the most, since fall trends call for lots of purple!
So Very Berry is a brown toned maroon. It does not read berry to me at all. The formula seemed was the most watery of them all. It was hard to apply more than one coat, and I barely got the pigmentation on my bottom lashes at all.
Overall I think this is a really cool collection that you could do so much with as far as creating makeup looks and such.
Maybelline New York Great Lash Mascara Limited Edition Collection has a suggested retails price of $6.40. They are available for a few more days at select mass retailers nationwide.