I've always been a Maybelline mascara devotee. I started with Great Lash in the green and pink tube, then I moved on to the Volum' Express line. Up until recently, I was 100% happy with the Volum' Express Turbo Boost, until it just up and decided to stop working for me. Whether I was using a new tube or an old tube, it didn't matter. Things had changed.
Then I noticed Maybelline recently came out with a new mascara, Volum' Express the Falsies. It was completely sold out at one drugstore, so when I saw it in stock at another store a few days later, I grabbed a tube, convinced it would be great.
And. Well. It's not my favorite.
I had really high hopes for this mascara. First of all, it's Maybelline. Then there's the fact that it's still part of the Volum' Express line, my favorite. And of course, it's got an adorable name; that counts for something, right?
I'm not sure if it's the actual mascara goo (technical term), the wand (they call it "spoon-shaped"), or a combination of both, but it's just not working for me. Instead of individually defining each lash, it clumps multiple lashes together, causing the always-unattractive spider lashes look. Then the mascara sets so hard, my spider lashes feel like little twigs and I'm forced to pick, pick, pick away at my lashes. Not good.
I wanted so badly to love this stuff, so I'm kind of bummed it wasn't my favorite. Maybe I should revisit the good old green and pink tube, what do you think?