Mascara Monday: Lancome Best Lashes Mascara Gift Set

Ive always been interested in Lancome Mascara but I never purchase mascara over $10! Everyone raves over the Lancome Defincils and I actually stopped by Sephora to pick it up. To my surprise they had this:

It’s a gift set that contains 3 mini Lancome mascaras (Defincils, Hypnose and Virtuose) along with that you get the CILS BOOSTER XL Mascara base and a 1.7 ounce Bi-Facil makeup remover!


It’s regularly $45 but, can you believe they are selling these babies for $25??? This is great for traveling or just a treat if you want to try out new mascaras. It is sold exclusively at Sephora so Shop On!

Tamar
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Mascara Monday: Lancome Définicils Pro mascara

Happy Monday, family! I’m back. “B…where did you go?” Thanks to Blogger’s “scheduled posts” thingie…..I bet yall didn’t even know I ghost, uh? I spent New Year’s and my birthday in Atlanta and had a BALL! I will be sure to post random pictures/commentary about my trip. Beauty and B’s life. What could be better? I hope you all could smell the sarcasm in that last statement. HA!! Enough ramblin’…let’s bring on the review, yo!

Lancome Définicils Pro mascara

Price: 1 out of 5 ($24…can’t even lie. That’s a little steep)
Packaging (Brush Wand): 4 out of 5
Overall: 4.5 out of 5

What it claims: “Lashes With Superb Definition. For lavishly long, perfectly defined lashes, this best-selling mascara provides the ultimate in shaping and separation. Patented brush coats each lash, from base to tip, for superb definition.”

The truth: WTF! OMG…this is an amazing mascara!!

What I loved about it:
That is works! The definition is really there!

What I didn’t like: That it’s too expensive. :( LOL…I know that’s not a real reason to dislike a product but look…I’m keepin’ it real, fam. And the clump factor was apparent. Uh oh.

Overall: I can’t believe that I am just now testing and reviewing this jewel here on Clumps of Mascara. Lancome Définicils (along with other mascaras from Lancome) has always been one of those mascaras that I “heard” was good but good but never got around to testing. I finally got the opportunity to test it when it came in my Lancome Beauty Box. Wow oh wow! The definition is there like crazy!! After about 2 coats I got amazingly dark and full lashes. The length was right on too. However, I found that after the 2nd coat I was escorted to Clumps City…a place I don’t like to visit when using mascaras. No worries. I found that 2 coats was enough for me. If you feel as if you need MORE coats, view my video to see a little trick that can steer you away from Clump City. As far as durability goes? It’s there! I didn’t experience any flaking or smudging yet it removed with ease. I should have known. Lancome, how you impress thee!!

Lashes with NO mascara

Lashes with TWO coats

Would I recommend it?: Sho do…that’s the Southern girl in me but in other words, “YES!” It is quite the splurge but definitely worth it as it gives all over eye definition.

Check out what my Twitter fam has to say about this macsara:

@luxetips Yay! Yay! Yay! Yay! Yay!

@minordetail I still have to try it!

@reallifecitygirl thats a definite yay! Love the stuff! Been using it since junior high

@FacePaint101 YAY!! It’s one of my fave mascaras

If that ain’t enough confirmation, I don’t know what is? Have you tried this mascara? Or any of Lancome’s mascaras? Tell me what you think!

Random Trip flick:

My best friend and I in a fountain in Atlanta’s Olympic Park. I was trying to look all glamorous but really I was 2 seconds from bustin’ my booty on that ice cold water. Good times, good times….

A new year and a new start,

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FOTD Friday: Lancome’s Gift with MORE Purchase

Happy happy Friday! I can NOT believe how fast this week has gone. I’m not complaining…..we’re getting closer to the holidays and then my birthday (January 2nd)!! The good ole’ 24. *sigh* But I will forever be 21.

*crickets*

Alrighty then, let’s bring on the FOTD! I was in Tallahassee during the Thanksgiving holiday and refused to get into any of that Black Friday madness. Okay, I kid. I actually had plans to make it to Macy’s at 4 a.m. but was too busy partying it up with friends to go. I did, however, manage to snag that Lancome beauty box that I was desiring.

Spend a little less than $40 on any Lancome product(s)….and you get ALL of this for $48.50. A bit of a stretch but I figured this was the best time to try out some of Lancome’s products. Mommy dearest and I went half. I purchased Lancome’s Magnifique..

Another “grown up” fragrance that I absolutely adore! I’ll review that in the coming “Let It Clump” posts. I decided to play around with my Lancome eyeshadow palette to see how the colors’ texture compared to other brands.

I mean the colors are definitely pretty enough. A little too shimmery for my liking but I was loving the intensity of the colors when I initially swatched them.

Here’s what I used:

EYES:
Too Faced Shadow Insurance
Lancome palette (GOLD-inner lid, GREEN-outer lid BROWN-crease..and the highlight color)
Clinique’s brush on gel liner in Black
Urban Decay’s 24/7 Glide on Eye Pencil in Black
Dior DiorShow mascara (gave it a whirl again)


FACE:

MAC Studio Finish concealer in NW45
NYC Color Chroma Face Glow in Sandstone

LIPS:
MAC Nightmoth lip liner
Lancome Coquette
Too Faced I Love Myself Mirror Lip shine

….Clumps of Mascara strikes again!
Where is my other earring?



OMG, is this not personality
overload or what? HA!

I can dig Lancome’s shadows! They blend beautifully and seem to work well on brown skin. I’ve used this palette several times for work and am definitely adding this to my “take when traveling” stash.

And don’t even get me started on the amazement that is Lancome Bi -Facil makeup remover. This make-up remover has been hailed as the greatest of all removers and I can see why. One swipe and it’s ALL gone.

Do you have any favorites from Lancome? Or did you cop any hot beauty sales during Black Friday? Tell me, tell me!

Have a wonderful weekeeeeend!

Stay beautiful,

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