Review: L’Oreal’s Curl Impact Collagene Curl-Fixing Volume Mascara

December 23, 2011

 

The gold tube.

 

Close-up of the brush.

 

Another angle of the brush.

 

This mascara from L’Oreal is going for cheaper than usual at the local NTUC outlets in Singapore (December promotion). I decided to get this after having tried the Ultra Collagene Mascara from L’Oreal and liked it. This mascara is a fibre mascara which can be easily washed off with warm water. It’s not waterproof so if you’re looking for something heavy duty, this isn’t the right product.

 

I like the way the brush curves. It’s not a simple one-direction curve but more of an “S” shape so that it reaches my outer lashes. The mascara itself does not volumise as much as the Ultra Collagene but it does a good job at lengthening my lashes without resulting in clumps. It has a pretty strong chemical smell and that can put off some people, including me, so I hold my breath when I apply it. As for the curling effects, I’m not so sure because I use a lash curler beforehand but it does hold up my curled lashes well for a good number of hours. Overall, I’d say this is an OK mascara. For the price, which is rather high for a drugstore brand, I’d really prefer they take the smell out of the equation.

 

Ingredient List

Aqua / Water, Styrene / Acrylates / Ammonium Methacrylate Copolymer, Cera Alba / Beeswax, Hydrogenated Jojoba Oil, Butylene Glycol, Steareth-20, Cera Carnauba / Carnauba Wax, Alcohol Denat., Glyceryl Stearate, Sodium Laureth-12 Sulfate, Acrylamide / Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Isohexadecane, Caprylyl Glycol, Methylparaben, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Disodium EDTA, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Ethylparaben, Polysorbate 80, Potassium Sorbate, Trisodium EDTA, Propylene Glycol, Propylparaben, Sodium Hyaluronate, 2-Oleamido-1,3-Octadecanediol, Panthenol, Silica, Soluble Collagen, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate and Atelocollagen.

May contain: CI77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), Mica, CI 75470 (Carmine), CI 77288 (Chromium Oxide Greens), CI 77289 (Chromium Oxide Green), Chromium Hydroxide Green, CI 77007 (Ultramarines), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide) and CI 77510 (Ferric Ferrocyanide).

 

 

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