Benefit They're Real! Mini Lengthening Mascara
4.5 of 116 reviews
4 instalments of $5.75
4 instalments of $5.75
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Gimme Minis! Benefit They're Real! Mascara Mini lengthens, curls, volumizes, lifts & separates. Benefit's best-selling jet black, long-wearing formula won’t smudge or dry out.
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4.5 of 116 reviews
81% recommend this product
Most Helpful Positive
Love this mascara when travelling!
Most Helpful Criticism
this mascara has a lot of good reviews so I gave it a try but sadly it smudges on me very quickly. it does lengthen my eyelashes and makes it look fuller.
okayI love the formula of this mascara but the mini size is pretty useless. It dries out so quick and doesn't apply like the bigger version.
Hello lashesLove this mascara when travelling!
Room to improveThings I like: gives you long, black, dramatic eyelashes and is easy to apply.
Things to improve: it smudges from time to time and isn't as easy to remove as other Benefit mascaras. I wouldn't repurchase but will gladly finish the one I have.
Best brush everLove it.
I cleaned and kept the brush when I ran out because it’s so good for separating!
Clumpy, FalloutWasn't a big fan of this mascara at all, especially after all the hype (first tried a couple of years ago now). I found it very clumpy and spidery with fallout through the day. Polar opposite to the AMAZING benefit mascara Badgal Bang
Great Mascara - lengthens and holdsThis mascara is great, it lengthens, holds and lasts all day!
I wear mascara everyday and find buying the minis great for 2 reasons:
1. they are a good size to throw in your bag if you are on the go and
2. if you stick to the rules and throw out your mascara every 3 months, this will last right up to the 3 month period, no waste here :)
GreatI love wearing this mascara on an everyday basis as it really lengths my lashes even though I don't use too much product.
Great MascaraThis is a great all-rounder mascara and does its job, it lengthens and doesn't clump. I always get positive comments when wearing this mascara. Always love having this mascara on hand!
I love this for adding lengthI love this mascara especially for length ! I tend to use it mostly on my bottom lashes because it doesn't make them clumpy and keeps them separated. It also does a good job at the top when I am going for the super long eyelash look. Its worth getting the large size product !
Long, soft lashes!I absolutey love this mascara. I have fairly short lashes, and this mascara truly adds so much length! The wand is fantastic - it distributes the right amount of product with no clumping, and I am able to get right to the corners. Lashes are longer and soft, and the mini-size if perfect for travel or someone who only wears mascara occasionally.
THE BESTSuper lengthening and such a natural, beautiful colour!
Great brush but doesn't make much of a differenceI love the brush on this mascara, it really helps to separate my lashes and i can get right into the corners of my eyes, however doesn't do much to lengthen and elongate. but I have short fine blonde lashes so nothing really works!
love itI like it, it gives your lashes a volumised thick look without clumpy appearance. a good standard mascara with a strong brush, the product lasts for very long time too! And the packaging is sturdy and beautiful
pricey but WORTH it!This mascara does something magic.
My lashes look fake with this on, no other product really has such an impact, it doesn't smudge or fall. You can even avoid the eyelash curler with this mascara it does it for you.
If you haven't tried it, DO IT!
Great mascara but difficult to removeI originally received this mascara as a freebie and loved it so much that I decided to purchase it. This mascara definitely enhances length and volume, no question. The only issue that I have found with it is that it is quite difficult to remove despite the number of eye make up removers I have tried. This issue however, is outweighed by how great the mascara itself is. The mini is a great size for travel and does last quite a while so it's a good size to purchase if you want to test it out.
Adds lengthLengthens without looking clumpy
Awesomereally lengthens the lashes nicely but doesnt make them look chunky, blackens them quite well and the formula stay a good consistency for a long time!
LOVEI love all of the 'they are real' mascaras. The brown is great for a more natural look, with still great length and volume
AwesomeFavourite mascara by far! doesn't clump my lashes and gives so much length
Too hard to wash off....It doesn't do a bad job of making lashes look great but it's not worth all the hard work to remove. Makes my sensitive eyes regret the application for week. Better products out there, that are far easier to remove.
Good, long wearing mascaraI do quite like this mascara, it lasts very well, no clumping, smudging or flaking. I do find it dries quite quickly so you have to work fast if you want even eyes. I also feel like it dries too much or too hard, like once it dried my lashes feel kinda stiff and don't have any flex left in them which I'm not loving. I'm also not sold on the tip, I find it a little messy for myself, but over all a good mascara.
great for travelgreat for travel and its also a good size to test out the formula before committing to a full size. formula is great at holding heavy straight lashes up and barely smudges
It's a winner of a mascara and the perfect size!I always buy this smaller sized version of the Benefit They're Real Mascara because I like to know that I'm regularly replacing my mascara, to protect my eyes from any bacteria that could build up in the regular sizes. It also takes less room in my cosmetics bag. It's truly the best mascara and finds every single little lash! I honestly don't both trying other brands any more as I can always count on this little gem!
Good mascaraI love this mascara. I do have another by benefit that I prefer slightly more but this one is still pretty amazing. It defines, builds and makes my lashes look great. Have gone through many tubes of this.
smudgesthis mascara has a lot of good reviews so I gave it a try but sadly it smudges on me very quickly. it does lengthen my eyelashes and makes it look fuller.
Excellent non clumping brushI received this as a free gift with purchase, and it is a wonderful mascara. I love the brush, it gives thick long lashes without clumping. The price of the full size does put me off a little with repurchasing.
The bees knees of mascara!I love this mascara when I'm taking a break from lash extensions as it looks like I have false lashes! :)
LOVE thisThis is a great mascara!! The wand shape is perfect for separating and elongating every last lash.. and this sample size makes traveling a breeze! Would recommend
Sadly smudges everywhereI love the effect of this mascara on my eyes. It lengthens and volumises with minimal clumping (I have to be careful not to over apply, otherwise it does). The brush is great although (as with most mini mascaras) the handle is a little shorter than is convenient. It doesn't seem to flake off either.
My biggest issue though is that it smudges everywhere - both under my eyebrows and on my lower lid. I think this may be due to my eyelids being quite oily, because I got this mascara for my mum, who has drier skin, and she doesn't seem to have this problem.
I still wear this mascara out when I only need it for a little while, but I would not expect it to hold up for more than a couple hours.
i will never look backohhh!!!! there is nothing more amazing then this mascara. I absolutely loveeeeee it!!! The bees knees of mascaras in my eyes. It gives amazing volume, length and doesn't move. My lashes literally look fake, its the best feeling.. haha
Magic ClawThis mascara is like no other I've used before. The wand is like a claw which grabs your lashes & smothers them with the perfect amount of black goodness. This magic claw lifts your lashes up making your eyes look like they've opened for the first time. One coat is great for the day, two coats is even better for a night out with the girls!
grEATLOVE this product my lashes looked amazing even my husband noticed! will re-purchase for sure!!!
Katherine (Adore Beauty Staff)A fantastic product that is a great true black and adds length and volume to lashes. Although at the upper end of the price scale, this product has become a 'must have' in my make up bag.
New favouriteWOW. This mascara ticks all the boxes. Its proper black. It lengthens, defines and thickens. Eyelashes stay soft and comfortable.
Normally I hate this kind of silicone brush but the bristles on this one are close together and the rows are off-set so every tiny eyelash gets raked through, nicely coated and separated. The bristles on the tip are excellent for your lower lashes and your inner and outer corners.
AND... it doesn't smudge while you're wearing it but comes off easily with makeup remover.
Best mascara I've used in a while! Lengthens & volumises and doesn't clog!This mascara is gorgeous! As always with Benefit, beautiful packaging. This mascara does everything it says it will. It volumises, lengthens and separates lashes and looks so pretty. It really opens up my eyes with having to curl my lashes. It doesn't clog at all and the brush doesn't get all lumpy like some others I've tried. Highly recommended!!!!!
Great lengthening mascaraI have heard great things about this mascara so I had to give it a try. The brush separates the lashes and picks up those finer lashes that a lot of mascara brushes don't. The product has a great lengthening effect and curls and separates the lashes well, however while it did make my lashes more voluminous, I was expecting it to be more noticeable. I tried applying this mascara followed by my current volumising mascara and found the result to be wonderful.
Pretty goodI was expecting a bit more from this product, but overall it is a good mascara compared to some of the ones currently on the market.
It depends on how dramatic you like your lashes, one or two coats is great for overall coverage and definition.
AmazingMy friend had this product and she let me use it, it's amazing i can't wait to get some for myself.
WOW..at last I can wear mascara!!The first mascara that I can wear all day without eye irritation.
I love this product!
Long Lasting Fabulous LashesI love this product!! It's easy to apply, and great coverage with the wand without clumping. No irritation and lasts all day without smudging.
My lashes look long, defined and fabulous!
Freakin Amazing! I've found the one!This mascara is what I have been looking for all my life! Now I have found it I am never letting it go! It defines and lengthens perfectly without any clumping. The brush is a really unique design and manages to ensure a really good coating of your lashes. I don't know what it has in it but it seems to also curl my lashes without having to use an eyelash curler. I have been using it for a couple of weeks now and it has NEVER flaked once. I even slept in it a couple of nights (naughty naughty) and when I woke up it looked good enough to wear for another day. I found it really easy to remove with make-up remover wipes. It makes my lashes look awesomely pretty and much longer than any other mascara I have used. Only thing I would note is that it is not thick/volumising, but you could just put lots of coats on or maybe put a volumising mascara over the top? All in all, the PERFECT mascara!!!
HG Mascara!This is my third tube of the Benefit They're Real - and I'm sure it wont be the last! Without a doubt the best thing you will ever put on your lashes.
If you're looking for thick, long, false looking lashes - buy this, you won't be disappointed.
Love this mascaraI bought this mascara for the first time and I really like it. It creates great length and volume without clumping. It doesn't even need any primer. I do find that it will smudge a little thoughout the day, but most mascras do on me.
Yes, they ARE real!First time I've purchased this product, and love it. First time in ages people have complimented me on my eyelashes (random), and asked whether I have extensions. Please! They're real.
Great product, lengthens without clumpingThis is a terrific product. It lengthens without clumping. The brush is terrific, allowing you to separate and lengthen all your lashes - including those you never knew you had!
Great mascara - lengthens and volumisesI have never tried any Benefit mascaras before until I got this one. I got the sample versions (2 of them) and I love it.
This mascara gives me long beautiful volumised lashes. WHen I look for a mascara I always look for ones that gives me both length and volume and a lot of mascaras usually only offer one but not both. With Benefit They're Real I got both volumised and lengthened lash and it also holds the curl nicely. I love how it gives me volume without any clumps or giving me spider lashes. My lashes are nicely separated but still volumised. It does definitely give that false lash effect without having to use false lashes. The brush is quite interesting and unusual. It's not a usual brush in that it has very short but controlled bristles and the bristles are quite stiff.
Overall this is a really great mascara but one thing that may stop me from repurchasing is the price tag. It is quite expensive. Other than that it is a fantastic .mascara
Length, Volume & LastingMy Mum (of all people) was nagging me to try this product for a while. After reading the glowing reviews I decided to cave in and give it a try. WOW! Mum really does know best, I should have listened sooner. The brush creates amazing volume and length, as well as providing the benefits of a comb to separate the lashes. The only downside is that the product lasts so well that it's tricky to remove, although it's nothing a little Bioderma Crealine H2O Solution can't fix :-)
Worth the moneyI have dark lashes with pale tips - this mascara coats beautifully and makes them look super long. They bordered on daddy-long legs long.
Only a little bit of clumping.
I was a fan of Lancôme Hypnose until this product.
Great for volume but not holding curlI have stick straight lashes & still looking for my HG mascara. Although this mascara gave great volume & thickened my lashes --it didn't hold my curl. I'd recommend for ladies who already have naturally curled lashes though.
My new favourite!I have tried many, MANY mascaras: I have bought fad mascaras, cheap mascaras, expensive mascaras, and cult favourites.
This mascara is my new favourite! It lives up to the hype and is worth every cent.
It defines, darkens, curls, lengthens and does not clump.
I recommend this product whole-heartedly.
Not so goodI received a tester of this mascara from Adore Beauty and was very excited to use it.
I was impressed with the brush, and believe this is the reason so many people love this mascara - because of the brush it glides on so easily. I have long lashes and I have yet to find a mascara that does not rub off under my eyebrows. I'm disappointed to say that it does clump, flake and leave mascara marks under my eyebrows throughout the day as other mascaras do.
If you have short lashes that don't curl, this product could be good for you.
Love this!The BEST mascara. Will never use anything else.
Fabulous productThis is definitely the best mascara I have ever used. No clumping, great brush. Really natural finish, which I love. The best part is that it's not expensive. Love it!
WOW!I am a bit of a mascara junkie and you could say I've tried every brand and every type of mascara so i was sceptical of the claims that Benefit They're Real! Mascara made. But boy was I wrong!
Length, Curl = AMAZING! Volume not so much but it can be forgiven due to the lasting definition it provides. Overall, a great daily mascara. It lasts all day without flaking and the curl remains the same from sun up to sun down.
WOW!All I can say is WOW! Since buying and trying this mascara I have thrown out all my other products and I have not stopped talking about it. 3 friends have since purchased "They're Real Mascara" off Adore Beauty and they are also getting as many compliments as I do. And to think I nearly resorted to eyelash extensions!
THANKS Adore for being such value for money and THANKS Benefit for making such an awesome product!
Lives up to the hypeI purchased Benefit's They're Real Mascara after reading really good reviews on here and other sites. I am very skeptical as I have used and loved the same mascara (Dior) for years and years, and have tried many others, usually because Dior is harder to get, but I'v always gone back to it.
However I am converted to Benefit's They're Real Mascara now! This mascara is great! Awesome length, the volume is good and literally, without a lie I had someone ask me if my eyelashes were real the first day I wore it!!
I will be repurchasing :)
I can't live without this mascara.I was always so dubious about this mascara - could it really live up to the hype? Was it really worth the price?
Yes, yes, yes a thousand times yes. I use this mascara every single day without fail - I used to find switch up mascaras all the time, but I've been using this for months on end and I'm still not bored. It makes my lashes super dark, super long and super curled. It's not too clumpy and it stays on amazingly (although it is a bit difficult to remove).
I love They're Real. If they ever discontinued it I would probably curl up in the fetal position and cry. It's the best.
Best mascara I've ever used - I'm addictedBest mascara I have ever used (am addicted)! I've never had long or thick eyelashes but Benefit They're Real Mascara makes me look like I'm wearing fake lashes!
Costly, but worth every penny. Especially if you rarely wear mascara, it certainly makes a difference and gives you 'bang for your buck'!
Long lasting wear!Very happy I purchased this mascara. A bit on the expensive side compared to what I usually buy, this product definitely has staying power and doesn't crumble into my eyes even if I accidentally go to bed with it on. I was very eager to see the lengthening results, at first I was a bit set back (I was expecting fibrous long lashes lol) but I just had to get used to how the formula goes on. The brush is great especially for my short eyelashes, the tip of the applicator is perfect for grabbing lashes I'd usually miss. Overall I'm very happy with this mascara and probably won't be buying the stuff I used to use.
"Are you wearing fake lashes?"Mascaras are usually neither here nor there for me - I usually can't tell the difference between a supermarket brand and one that's $30 or even $60 for that matter!
...until Benefit They're Real Mascara. Never before have so many people asked me if I've had lashes applied or bought a special curler or am wearing fake lashes. The brush is great to use and the mascara dries quickly so you don't have to wait long to do another coat.
Some people have mentioned Benefit They're Real Mascara is hard to get off, though I don't find this to be the case AT ALL! I just soak my fingers in warm water and gently zig-zag them under my lashes and it comes off easily.
Black and long lashesThis is a fantastic mascara. It doesn't rub off and stays truly black all day. The only downside is that it is difficult to remove so puts you off wearing it everyday. I did buy the Benefit eye makeup remover which does the job.
Unfortunately I am not a lover of Benefit They're Real MascaraI read all the reviews about this mascara but unfortunately I can not rave about it like others. I have very short lashes and yes it makes them longer. But I feel its way too gluggy and extremely hard to remove even with the appropriate remover. So no I am not a convert and will revert back to my other mascaras.
Love it!I love this mascara, stays on all day and does not clump. Makes my eyelashes look amazing...
Amazing mascara - lives up to the hype!Love this mascara! Goes on great, not clumpy at all, thickens lashes but also lengthens, they almost do look not real! Now my go-to going-out mascara, absolutely one of the best ever. Oh and comes off so easily, bonus.
Extremely long lashes!I read the reviews for this product and thought I would give it a go (as I had just run out of my old faithful brand). This mascara is excellent - I have long thin eyelashes naturally and this worked to thicken and slightly lengthen them. My friend who has short lashes found that she could use it not to add too much thickness and significantly increase the length of her lashes. The brush is great, the tip allows you to separate and move the lashes.
Important to note is that you should occasionally wipe off the brush and the top of the mascara bottle(?!) to make sure that the brush doesn't hold clumpy bits of mascara. Also worth having a decent make-up remover. I've not found it as difficult as some reviewers, but I find it takes a couple of washes with the cleanser to remove all of it. Worth it for lashes that last all day and mascara that doesn't smudge or 'crumble' and leave little bits of black on your face!
I have recommended to all my friends!
Very impressedI love this mascara. I don't use it every day as it is quite hard to remove and I wonder what damage that might be doing to my lashes but on weekends and special events I whip it out. I have very long eyelashes already but they are very light and this mascara darkens and lengthens my lashes so they really stand out.
Not bad but can't say I love this!Not a bad mascara but it did not work for me! It was just 'average' and getting it off was horrible. I prefer tubular mascara that removes easily with water, so perhaps I am a little biased. I just didn't think this was very special and it didn't do anything extraordinary to make it worth the effort!
Does what it promises but...Definitely makes lashes look longer and thicker with awesome staying power but it's hard to remove. Must try the remover product. I have oily skin and I find it flakes a little after 4-6 hours thereby starting panda eyes but it wipes away easily.
Best Mascara I have tried!!Finally gave into all the hype when my last mascara ran out and I'm glad I gave it a try :)
This is by far my favourite mascara and I recommend it to every single person!!
It provides volume without the clump, consistency is easy to apply and the brush does an excellent job of getting to all of my lashes including the small ones near the corners. I have blonde eye lashes so rely on mascara to make my eyes pop and this product does the trick!!
My partner also commented on my new lashes shortly after purchasing the product, they almost look as good as his lol! (Why are so many guys blessed with beautiful lashes?!)
HIGHLY RECOMMEND: To buy the Benefit They're Real Remover aswell, although this product isn't waterproof it seriously sticks on!! My face cleansers would normally remove any traces of non-waterproof mascara without any trouble but this mascara is stubborn, after going through my Bobbi Brown Eye Makeup Remover like water I found out Benefit have a remover in a gel form which lasts forever and does a great job in removing this mascara immediately!! So yep if your taking the plunge, put the remover in your adore beauty cart too ;)
Favourite MascaraI have tried so many mascaras and having heard and read so much about Benefit's mascara i had to try. And I wasn't disappointed - its sooooo good. Goes on so nicely, not too thick or thin. You can build it up without it going clumpy. And it gives you the best lashes - long and full.
The best part, the tiny little bristles on the end so you can reach all those fine lashes on the bottom and in the corners.
Will never look back! LOVE!!
Clumps be gone!I always thought there was not much difference in terms of mascaras. Ha. I'd been using a cheap mascara for quite some time and was happy-ish with it: the price was right and it did a decent enough job. Only problem: my lashes would clump together weirdly making it look like a dodgy false lash application.
I was given this Benefit mascara as a gift and realised that lash clumping wasn't a fault of my lashes! Every application with this mascara is perfect. Love
The mascara for everyoneThis mascara is seriously great for noticeable lashes. The brush is excellent for catching the smaller lashes towards inner corner of your eyes and coated lashes are extra black, thick, luscious and lengthened. I get a lot of compliments when wearing this. This is my go-to mascara but shame it is very expensive :(
"Are those your natural lashes?"At least once a week I am asked if 'They're Real?'
People are constantly amazed that my natural lashes are so long and it's all thanks to this mascara. I have tried so many mascaras on the market and They're Real is hands down the best. It does not go clumpy or flake off, it separates and lengthens each individual lash giving a long and natural look. I have recommended this product to so many people and they have all loved it. This product will leave you so happy and you will no longer need to buy false lashes.
Best mascara on the market!I had stopped wearing mascara because I found that it was always giving me 'panda eyes' after a few hours. I also found that, as a contact lens wearer, my eyes would often start stinging as a result of the products I was using.
However, since I stumbled across the Benefit They're Real mascara (as a freebie item a few years ago), I haven't bought another brand! It makes my lashes appear much, much longer, does not cause any irritation or cause those dreaded panda eyes! People always ask me if I am wearing fake eyelashes when I wear it and it seems I'm not the only one who loves this brand, as all my work mates wear it as well. I highly recommend this product!
lashes for days!Cannot believe how well these products work. Was really sceptical of using a lash primer but I was pleasantly surprised. The primer and mascara combined gave me the longest natural lashes. Never gets clumpy or too thick. I recommend no more than two coats of each. It's easy to get off and feels light. Obsessed with my lashes now!
BEST MASCRARA EVAAA, HUNTYI love this Mascara, I purchased one at Sephora a while ago and I still use it (I know, I know I probably should change it by now) which I will. I have other Benefit mascara's but I like to use this one when I can not be bothered wearing fake lashes. I have super small lashes and this really enhances them, which is awesome! Highly recommend.
People have actually asked if my eyelashes are real when I wear this!I love this mascara. You can wear a small amount, or build for a more dramatic effect. They are really good for lengthening and defining lashes, but if you want volume you'll need to do a few coats.
Decent mascara but nothing special!I bought the brown colour of this mascara and while it was good and didn't smudge, it wasn't anything to rave about. The mascara didn't clump but didn't provide too much volume. Wouldn't repurchase for the price.
Not a big fan of the formula!I wanted a mascara that made me look like I had those lush fake eyelash extensions on. But alas, this didn't do it for me. It has awesome reviews so I bought it believing it'd do the trick. My problem with it was the mainly the formula. The mascara would be super smudgy and just seemed to never dry. It wasn't the best at seperating my lashes either but I will say it's the best when it comes to colour. My lashes have never been so dark. It's a pity about the consistency though.Not sure what the difference is between the roller and this one (formula wise) but I much preferred the Benefit Roller Mascara.
GreatI am obsessed with this mascara will never use anything else.
My favorite!I am in love with this mascara! It's one I use everyday! Makes my lower lashes incredably long. I highly recommend this to everyone.
Can't be beaten!This is the perfect mascara. It makes my lashes appear so much fuller, I can hardly believe it. I usually have problems with mascaras causing irritation to my eyes including redness and itchiness - I have never experienced this with Benefit They're Real! I no longer find myself reaching for false lashes when going out as this mascara gives me all the lift I need. You need this in your makeup bag.
It's better than I expectedI was blown away by this mascara/eyelash primer. Reading the reviews I was a bit apprehensive as I've never found mascaras to live up to their own hype about their ability to make lashes look long. But believe me when I say that this product does what it says! First go and I literally gasped "Like ok, $20 well spent". Although the actually liquid used in a dark brown and not black it still gives almost an allusion that you're wearing mascara- i have more than once left the house without applying mascara over the top, tricking myself, that's how great a job it does. Not only that but it doesn't clump any of the lashes together and really applies so easily. If you want to give your lashes a more glam look easy as, just apply any drugstore mascara and bam! you're left with glamorous lashes that everyone will envy. Definitely a new addition to my makeup collection!
Not worth the priceI'm quite sad about this mascara. I bought the mini for $21 because I wanted to make sure I liked it before buying the full size. Unfortunately, it's just not worth the money. It clumps my eyelashes together, dries slowly (so if I blink it gets all over my eyelids), and it doesnt do anymore than mascaras half the price do. I wont be repurchasing since Ive had better results from cheaper brands :/
Not clumpyAs I'm in my 60's my lashes are weak & sparse. I love the brush- it separates the lashes well. Theyr'e real! is easy to remove at night. Sometimes it flakes off a bit- that's the only fault I can find.
GreatLove this mascara! Goes on great, not clumpy at all, thickens lashes but also lengthens, they almost do look not real!
Tried this one as a sample - fantastic mascara - great brushThis is a fantastic mascara, the black is very black, and goes on great with the brush. Awesome for day to day. Keeps your lashes popping! Highly recommended.
The mascara that does what it saysThis is THE ULTIMATE mascara. I have tiny, fair almost colourless, sparse 'J" shape lashes, so virtually straight and without mascara you cannot detect I have eyelashes. I have tried so many brands without success. I have been using Stila mascara which was the only mascara that could really grab my lashes due to brush head, and although black was often thick and clumpy. BUT this mascara goes on smoothly and separates the lashes so evenly, no clumping and really making an eye statement. Perfect lash control and an exaggerated improvement over Stila. And washes off easily, no fuss. This mascara is stay put for the day. No touch up needed, but if you felt the need, would easily allow a retouch without clumps forming or dragging multiple lashes together and looking like spider legs. I have never found a mascara like it. I hooked for life. Buy this because it will transform your face and beauty routine.
No panda eyesI have smaller eyes and oily lids and everytime I use mascara or the wrong eyeliner it ends up all over the bottom of my eyes.
This (and estee lauder) mascara are the only ones that does not give me panda eyes half way through the day. The brush is unique with shorter bristles so it does take a few times to coat all the lashes, but once on it does not budge. Even when I accidentally rub my eyes it does not smudge everywhere. Just make sure you use a good eye makeup remover at the end of the day.
Didn't live up to the hype for meI like this mascara but I found it didn't achieve what I was expecting, and was SO hard to get off! Still gave good definition though but I think there are heaps out there for cheaper.
Perfect for a Natural Day Look!I have been trying Benefit's various mascaras and this one is my ultimate favourite for a classy day look. I wear minimal makeup during the day, and I can't rate this enough. I have very long lashes naturally, though they are thin and fair - this mascara defines them without overdoing it, and they actually do look so real that I don't appear to even be wearing any! The colour is perfect, the formula is creamy and smooth, the brush makes for an easy application, and most of all they make my blue eyes absolutely pop without looking fake in any way! Love love love.
Lash DefiningOne of my favourite daily mascaras, the plastic bristles help comb through each of my lashes and has great curl holding power for my short asian lashes. It stays put during the day and comes off easily enough with a oil cleanser. I enjoy getting the mini size of the mascara because I never finish it before its due to be thrown away and because the the larger size is a bit dear.
MehNot sure what the hype is around this mascara. I purchased this after hearing rave reviews everywhere. I have fairly dark lashes that just need some length and volume. I bought this expecting something amazing after all the hype but I was very disappointed. It doesn't give much volume or length at all. Will not be repurchasing as there are many better options on the market at a fraction of the cost of this one.
Have been using for years!I love benefit! Personally, I'm a little weird and I always use two mascaras (yes, together). But this has long been one my favorites for my bottom coat. Great product!
1 star less than real rating as benefit is not cruelty free :(I don't care for high end mascaras, they do the same job as my current mascara (essence cosmetics lash princess- a cruelty free drugstore brand!), but i tried this to follow the hype of my friends. It is a great mascara, not amazing but still GREAT, and really is great at separating lashes also.
Best mascara!I love this mascara! It lengthens, adds volume and separates my lashes. It makes my eyes pop! It’s applies evenly and It’s long wearing - it doesn’t run or leave marks under my eyes during the day.
Keep coming back to thisI use this product every day. I have switched away but always come back. I do wish it made your lashes 'plumper' or 'thicker' but I do like the less over done look it gives you.
A classicWas reminded of how good this mascara was when I received a mini version with my last Adore order. Divides and lengthens eyelashes like no other. My only criticism - it does give a bit of panda eye after a long day. Not all top dollar mascaras do this. It's also quite hard to wash off and I generally need to use make up remover and cleanser to tackle it. For this reason I save it as my special occasion mascara. Sad to read the review below re Benefit not being cruelty free. For that reason I won't be purchasing a full size mascara. Do better Benefit!
Super lengtheningPeople ask if I’m wearing false lashes when I wear this! My lashes look longer than I thought could be possible wearing a mascara alone, but it’s not particularly thickening. It also glides on so smoothly, lovely product!
Good mascaraI have this mascara and think it does the trick. It's not my go-to, but it works well on people who have longer lashes.