Mascara Monday: Urban Decay Lush Lash mascara

| March 5, 2012 | 95 Comments

Huge news, y’all! This mascara review makes the 150th mascara review added to the Clumps of Mascara Mascara Bin. It’s hard to believe that I’ve tested over 150 mascaras AND wrote reviews for them. Is there a Guinness World Records section for something like this? Seriously. In honor of the 150th mascara review, I’ll be giving away UD’s Lush Lash. Aaaaand, it’s an International-friendly giveaway! Details after review!

Price: $20 at Sephora stores and
Packaging (brush wand): 4 out of 5
Overall: 4 out of 5

What It Claims: “A thickening and lengthening mascara formulated to help lashes actually grow longer. ” (source)

The Truth: The wand is a dream!

What I Loved About It: This mascara lengthens nicely.

What I Didn’t Like: You probably won’t get the complete benefits of this mascara unless you use it in conjunction with Urban Decay’s Lush Lash System (Growth Accelerating Serum and Conditioning Mask). And that goes for $42.

Overall: Here’s the dealio, because I can’t spend weeks reviewing a mascara, I won’t be able to say much about this mascara’s ability to make the lashes healthier over time. What I will do is rap on the awesomeness that is the wand, the formula and whether or not the mascara’s overall performance is up to par.

Let’s take a look see at the wand.

Nice, uh? This is the perfect wand for maneuvering through wonky lashes. The bristles are smaller than I’d like but at least they are sturdy.

Formula-wise, I think this one’s formula is nice. It plops itself on the wand easily and distributing it on the lashes is easy. It flaked a bit on me throughout the days I wore it but this can be alleviated but applying a coat of your favorite mascara primer before applying the mascara.

This baby promises to thicken and lengthen and I think it does a darn good job. Like I think it does better lengthening than thickening, I love that I can apply 2-3 coats without it clumping up on me. I didn’t get insanely longer lashes with Lush Lash, but I find it be the perfect everyday mascara. Aaaand, if I weren’t too busy reviewing so many other mascaras, I would definitely use this for days and weeks at a time to see if helped lead me to healthier lashes. It’s been such a long time since I’ve reviewed an Urban Decay mascara and it’s a plum shame because Urban Decay is one of my favorite brands.

Bare Lashes

Lashes after 3 coats

Do I recommend it?: Sure do. Especially if you need a good separating mascara.

Have you tried this mascara yet? What do you think?


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  1. Naked Palette . . . me and everyone else, haha :)
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    • Lisa says:

      I’ve been dying to try this mascara for ages :( but I can’t afford it I want it sooo bad… my favorite product is the primer potion forever :)

  2. Melanie says:

    I think the want is different, I’d definitely be up to trying this mascara!
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  3. Melanie says:

    I love my PP from UD!
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  4. Diane Cristi says:

    I love the shadow in Sin!
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  5. Kat says:

    No doubt…it would be the UD Primer Potion… Works wonders! :)

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  6. Mary says:

    Interesting wand. And congrats on so many reviews! thats amazing. I’ve never tried anything from Urban Decay before, what better way to start off than with a mascara?
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  7. moniquehasana says:

    Oh wow, that color looks amazing on you. I would have never had the nerve to try it, but you always do thinks that I would never do and I love it. You help me step up my game and it has been a life saver.

    I LOVE the Naked II set.

    Have a blessed day

  8. Athena says:

    I love urbandecay products. Eye potion primer is my all time favorite however I do love there awesome pallets!!!

  9. Lena M. says:

    I have actually tried this mascara and love it, so it may be my favorite product from urban decay :) it really gives a great separation.

  10. Karen says:

    My favorite UD product is the Primer Potion

  11. CC says:

    urban decay primer potion

  12. Elms says:

    I LOVE UD as well!! My favorite product is their primer potion. It’s the best and I love that it works with all brands of eyeshadow.

  13. Alice says:

    Hands down, the Naked Palette. My most expensive makeup purchase to date and worth every penny.
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  14. Mora says:

    I love the Primer Potion. . . and congrats on your 150th! That’s a lot! One doesn’t realize it’s really that MUCH mascara in the world… but it is… and more =) hahhaaaa!
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  15. Ashley says:

    Great giveaway! :-)

  16. marta says:

    Naked palette

  17. Nikki says:

    Thanks for such an awesome giveaway! I absolutely love your blog and swatches!

  18. Nikki says:

    I’ve never tried Urban Decay products (can’t afford them!) so I don’t have a favorite yet. :(

  19. Zelda says:

    Wow that wand looks amazing! Some of UD’s products are definitely a miss, but as long as it doesn’t have cheap-o silver micro glitter than I am usually pleased.
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  20. Celine says:

    My favourite Urban Decay product is their lid primer. It works so good, and really brings out the pigment of any shawdo.

  21. Ashley says:

    I’ve never met an Urban Decay product I didn’t like, but I’ve never tried their mascara. I love, love, love the Naked and Naked 2 palettes! And the eyeshadow primer potion!
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  23. Julie says:

    I love UD deluxe eyeshadow in scratch!
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  24. brittany b. says:

    urban decay potion primer in eden

  25. Asia says:

    I have not purchased an urban decay product yet but the one I dream about and will one day buy is the trail size pack of 24/7 eyeliners in bright, maybe even the nude ones too if my wallet will allow : )
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  26. Amber :) says:

    My favorites are definately the Edible Body Powder in Marshmellow because it’s just soooo cute and so much fun and the Primer Potion because it’s so easy to use and works really well :)
    Amber :) recently blogged about Review: Maybelline’s Great Lash- Lots of Lashes :)My Profile

  27. Carolyn N. says:

    Haven’t tried any of their products yet! But I’ve been dying to try the Naked Palette! :)

  28. victoria says:

    I love the wand, small bristles but yet the formula gives so much volume!

    I’ve never tried an Urban Decay product, but I’ve heard great things about their Lush Lash serum

  29. I love this!!
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  30. jana says:

    my favorite Urban Decay product is Urban Defense Tinted Moisturizer with SPF 20 in Halo.

  31. Vickie says:

    I am in luuuurve with UD Virgin eyeshadow and Skyscraper mascara. Oh and UDPP of course!
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  32. Anjali says:

    My favorite UD product is the Bourbon 24/7 eye pencil

  33. Ana says:

    well I havent actually used them yet but the 24-7 shadow pencils!

  34. eight says:

    I just got UD BOS4 and I’m loving it. They’re my first UD shadows! Love love love.
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  35. annelise says:

    I love their 24/7 eyeliners!
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  36. Christina Martin says:

    UD Primer Potion for sure!

  37. Alisha says:

    naked palette of course!

  38. Nausheen says:

    I love the classic 24/7 eyeliner pencils!

  39. Adell says:

    my favorite UD product is the original primer potion

  40. Renee says:

    my favorite ud product is their cream to powder foundation. it is awesome and better than MAC in my opinion

  41. Erika P. Andal says:

    My favorite Urban Decay product has to be their primer potion.

    Awesomeness in a sexy bottle.

  42. Katie says:

    My favorite Urban Decay product is the Primer Potion for eye shadows. I love it! No other eye primer comes close to the UDPP!

  43. Jessica says:

    I loved Urban Decay’s oldschool nail polishes. I was given a bottle of Toxin by someone once – I’ve since used it up because I was young and didn’t know it was rare – and I miss it dearly. I dream that they’ll bring it back one day!

  44. Tashina says:

    Somehow, I’ve never used an Urban Decay product aside from the UDPP! I think this needs to change. :)
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  45. Selena torrealba says:

    Awesome giveaway! I hope I win! :)

  46. Ashley says:

    My favorite UD product is the 24/7 liners in bright colors! Such an easy way to make it look like I did my makeup on lazy days (which have been everyday lately!).
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  47. mrslovelyann says:

    My favorite urban decay product is the first naked palette. I love the eye shadows and the the primer potion. <3

  48. Kaylie says:

    My favorite Urban Decay product is their Primer Potion! :D

  49. AnnaMay says:

    I LOVE the Urban Decay Naked palette. I mean, don’t get me wrong, their liners are wonderful, and I like their tinted moisturizers, but their naked palettes are just GENIUS! I use mine everyday for eyes, brows, and highlighting/contouring for my face. It’s such a wonderful multi-use product, and that’s why it’s my favorite Urban Decay product.

    Course, then there is their awesome sauce primer potion. Eeek! Looks like I might have to have TWO faves. ;) <3

  50. Melany says:

    I love the Rollergirl palette!

  51. Melissa says:

    Those are some fancy lashes!

  52. ellis says:

    the 24/7 eyeliners!

  53. Shaun J says:

    My fav urban decay product is the primer potion. nothing compares to that!

  54. Valerie James says:

    Looks like a great mascara!

    Unfortunately, I have yet to purchase any Urban Decay products. Sad right?
    I would love to try the Naked palette and the 24/7 Eyeliners though.

  55. milaxx says:

    Favorite product has to be the eye primer.

  56. Clara says:

    My favorite Urban Decay product is the primer potion. It helps the eyeshadow last longer ^^

  57. Tiffany Reed says:

    I love the 24/7 black liner by Urban Decay!

  58. Cosmolude says:

    I favorite Urban Decay product(s) are the 24/7 eyeliner pencils. Zero is the only black eyeliner pencil I currently use. I just recently bought the latest Book of Shadows and can’t wait to try the liquid liner in Perversion (may become my new favorite). My second favorite is the 1st Naked palette.

  59. cristina says:

    My fave is the ammo palette bc it was my introduction to UD and I have used the crapzilla out of it! I also love my Naked palette… I can literally take it on a trip n do several different looks with the really fun neutrals.

  60. Ta'Neisha says:

    I enjoy Urban Decay’s eyeshadows

  61. Katie says:

    I love the Urban Decay Naked palettes. I know people say you really only need one… But I honestly would cry if I couldn’t have both!

  62. Angela says:

    I like the DeSlick primer.

  63. Veronica says:

    while the Naked palette is definitely one of my favorite makeup items… id have to say my favorite Urban Decay product is the All Nighter setting spray!! perfect for those long wild nights of dancing, dont know what i would do without it!

  64. Cinnie says:

    I rediscovered my love for UD eyeshadows recently, how I missed them, and how stupid I was for turning away from them!
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  65. Stacie says:

    I can see how much it seperates your lashes…. but for some reason on me I HATE THIS STUFF!
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  66. Crystal says:

    My favorite Urban Decay product is their eye shadows!!!!

  67. Supriya says:

    I love your mascara reviews!!

  68. Crazee Cat Lady says:

    My favorite Urban Decay product is their Primer Potion. It is the only thing that works to make sure my eye shadow stays where it should be, not in the crease of my eyelid.

  69. jenna sara says:

    wow such amazing and interesting wand, my favorite product is naked palette, its awesome

  70. Jaime says:

    I love the naked palette

  71. Alicia says:

    My favourite UD product is the Primer Potion.

  72. Jessica says:

    My favorite product is the primer potion! Without it, my eyeshadow creases within two hours. Whenever I use the primer, I can party all night with no fading or creasing!

  73. Grace says:

    my fav UD product would def. be the naked palette~~ <3 its just too beautiful :)

  74. Monika says:

    My fav is pimer potion – I think it is the best primer we can find.. I cant live without!

  75. Meg S says:

    I love their primer!

  76. Melisa Edwards says:

    Fav UD product is the Naked Palette

  77. Schnelle says:

    I have not tried but would love too!
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  78. Nicole O. says:

    ——————– I love their Primer Potion!

  79. Juliana says:

    Naked Palette!

  80. alina says:

    it looks interesting

  81. Clara says:

    The Urban decay primer potion is the best!

  82. Erin Pitts says:

    Urban Decay New Super Saturated High Gloss Lip Color in Lovechild

  83. K. says:

    I haven’t tried anything from Urban Decay before, and unfortunately, I’m allergic to an ingredient in their eyeshadow primer and their eyeshadows…However, the ingredients in this mascara look alright!

  84. Drea says:

    Love UDPP!

  85. Jennifer says:

    would love to try this mascara because i am currently using the Lush Lash system, but not the mascara!! xoxo. =)

  86. Bailey says:

    My favorite Urban Decay product is All Nighter (makeup setting spray)!

  87. Ashley says:

    Great Giveaway! I love the urban decay eyeliner :)
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  90. BrendaKaye says:

    I love the Ocho Loco 24/7 eyeliner set. Eight awesome, smudge proof mascaras for only $59? Yeah, I’ve become an official UD addict. The only mascara I’ve tried of theirs tho is the Big Fatty & I love it.

  91. BrendaKaye says:

    Oops. I meant eyeliners.

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