Mascara Monday: Prestige My Biggest Lashes Big Lash Effect mascara

| February 11, 2013 | 21 Comments

So remember that time I reviewed Prestige’s My Waterproof Lashes mascara? Well, My Biggest Lashes Big Lash Effect is the mascara that came alongside that one. I got those 2 mascaras in a pack together. Prestige Cosmetics has yet to really woo me with their mascaras but I’ve still got hope. Some brands do great in other beauty bits and just aren’t all that in mascaras. I can live with that. But come on, I need at least ONE good mascara from ya, Prestige. Help a sista out.

DSC_3672

*crosses fingers*

Price: $6.50 at Ulta and Ulta.com.
Packaging (brush wand): 2 out of 5
Overall: 2 out of 5

What It Claims: “Full, plush brush coats each lash, intense, long lasting color, one coat application” (source)

The Truth: *yawn* This mascara put me to sleep. There’s nothing to it.

What I Loved About It: It’s got a decent price point.

What I Didn’t Like: It’s one of those mascaras that doesn’t provide much of anything at one coat or 3 coats.

Overall: Oh boy. I’m disappointed, Prestige. I expected this one to be a winner. I mean, when you give a mascara a name like My Biggest Lashes, you kinda expect some kind of ooomph. I got anything but that from this mascara. And that made me sad. The wand is a plush brush and it’s not one of my favorite type of wands.

DSC_3676

Can you effectively apply mascara with it? Absolutely. I did, however, struggle with the mascara’s formula. It’s not too thick or too thin but it’s got a barely there feel to it. Okay, it’s not invisible but it’s the kind of mascara that when you apply a coat to your lashes, you look at your lashes to see if you actually applied anything. It’s weird stuff, I tell ya and I can’t make this stuff up. I think it’s the large brush and its inability to pick up enough mascara that created this problem. Either way, I just know that after I would apply 3 coats, I would have some serious “barely there” mascara-covered lashes. Boo.

And even when you get the mascara on, it seems to slowly disappear throughout the day and as it disappears, it flakes in the process. Boo and double-boo. I don’t have much else to say about this mascara except that even though it’s on the cheaper side, it may not be worth your pennies.

 

Bare Lashes



DSC_3680


Lashes after 3 coats


DSC_3686

Do I recommend it?: Nope. I’d pass by this one.

 

Have you tried any  Prestige mascaras? Whatcha think about this one?


Tags: , , ,

Category: Eyes, Mascara Monday

Disclosure : This post may contain a sample product sent for post consideration. For more information about Clumps of Mascara's Disclosure Policy, click here. .

Comments (21)

Trackback URL | Comments RSS Feed

  1. NeonChipmunk says:

    It’s a shame this mascara didn’t work for you! I had it back in the summer and it quickly became one of my favorites. It gave me HUGE lashes and wore wonderfully. Everyone’s lashes are different though.
    NeonChipmunk recently blogged about Maybelline Color Whisper Lipstick Review – Berry ReadyMy Profile

    • Brittany says:

      Oh booo. Maybe I got a bad tube? You never know with mascaras. Different strokes for different folx. So glad that it worked for you!


  2. I bought that two-pack as well, but I still haven’t opened mine – I just have so many mascaras open already. Though nothing compared to you, I’m sure :) Now I don’t know if I’ll even bother, maybe I should just give it away.
    Emi at Project Swatch recently blogged about Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup: 2/8/13My Profile


  3. I had to look twice to see that the second one was the “after” photo. Thanks for the review!
    The Lacquered Lady recently blogged about Color Club Halo Hues Collection – Eternal BeautyMy Profile

  4. Maddie says:

    I really appreciate that you review some of the lesser known mascaras! It gives me a ton of options to choose from! And may I say, it’s kinda pathetic how excited I get for Mascara Monday. Just saying. Haha! Keep the awesome reviews coming! :)

  5. gio says:

    This looks so disappointing! I’ll skip it, thanks for the review.
    gio recently blogged about Sunday Random Ramblings, Vol.60My Profile

  6. Mimi says:

    Aw man, what a bummer! That is some weak sauce, Prestige! I remember liking My Longest Lashes (I think that was it, white tube with sage green lettering) but not enough to be a repeat purchase.
    Mimi recently blogged about A Tale of Two Sigma BrushesMy Profile

  7. Pamela says:

    Oh, that looks terrible! LOL… I guess they’re going for the “natural” look?


  8. OK B, I know you’re always honest, but I feel like you’re being really REALLY honest in your mascara reviews lately, and I wanted to let you know that I really appreciate it! I hardly ever find mascaras I like, and just like your opinion with this one– I did NOT love it! Thanks for always pointing us in the right direction!
    annelise @ aunie sauce recently blogged about I want the world.My Profile


  9. [...] Pop Beauty Peak Performance Prescriptives Absolute Eyes False Eyelashes Prescriptives Beyond Long Prestige My Biggest Lashes Big Lash Effect  Prestige My Longest Lashes Pro Lengthening Prestige My Waterproof [...]

  10. Keyana says:

    That’s it? That’s sad. Thanks, but I’ll pass.
    Keyana recently blogged about Neutrogena Hand Cream ReviewMy Profile

  11. OSHH says:

    LOL that is how I felt about Hard Candy’s 1000 lash fiber mascara, chile I could even get 10 lashes out of it, I was so disappointed.

  12. Michelle says:

    I’ve never even heard of this mascara but from the looks of it I’ll pass lol
    Michelle recently blogged about Whew! University of Michigan EnspiRED Fashion ShowMy Profile


  13. hi..
    can you recommend the best drugstore mascara you’ve ever tried? :D (top 5 or maybe top 10, hehe)

Leave a Reply




If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a Gravatar.

CommentLuv badge

InspectorWordpress has prevented 0 attacks.