I know, I know. Another mascara review and no surprise, it is another Rimmel product too. I just can’t help myself, I really love Rimmel at the moment. Plus, it is easy for me to try various different brands of mascara when I know they won’t disagree with my skin, which can often be the case with other cosmetics or skin care products. Now that I have justified my actions, on to the review we go!
The Rimmel Scandaleyes Retro Glam Mascara – what is it supposed to do? Well, as the name probably gives away, this mascara is a throwback to the 60s when it was all about thicker, fuller eyelashes. Rimmel state that it will provide a look similar to that of false lashes, and most importantly, one without clumps.
When I first started slapping this on every morning, I wasn’t overly impressed. Not that it wasn’t good, it was, but I didn’t find it any different to some other products I had tried. The problem was not the mascara though, it was because I wasn’t looking at the finished effect hard enough. I switched back to another mascara for a few days for testing purposes and found that in comparison, the Scandaleyes Retro Glam Mascara actually gave me much fuller and thicker lashes. I wouldn’t go as far as saying my eyelashes looked the same as if I were wearing falsies, but it certainly made my eyes look more open and alert.
I think my favourite thing about this product is the wand and the wonderful curl it gives my lashes. While I wouldn’t necessarily say my eyelashes are short and stumpy, they certainly do not look as if they are ending above my eyebrows when I use any other product.
Also, while the Scandaleyes Retro Glam Mascara is not waterproof, it does have lasting power. After at least eight hours of wear, I end the day which my eyelashes still boasting a strong hold, and very little is no fall out under my eyes. For the modest price of €8.99, this is definitely worth picking up.
For a really full, dark look, I recommend putting at least two coats of this mascara on. If you choose to do so, I would also recommend brushing through your eyelashes with a clean wand as this is not necessarily a ‘clump-free’ product.
What mascara have you been using lately? For another top Rimmel tip, check out my review of the Rimmel Volume Flash Scandaleyes Mascara.
That mascara looks great!!
Would you mind following me back? Thanks Ellie x
I’ve been using Younique’s 3D Fiber Lash mascara! This stuff actually gives you the look that false lashes would only its all natural! I love it! (They have a great refund policy ta boot). https://www.youniqueproducts.com/LaSarah/products/view/US-1017-00#.VSxUS_nF87o
Interesting! I need to give that a look. I love mascara!
You won’t regret it 😘