Revlon’s Ultra Volume Waterproof Mascara review and photos

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  • Manufacturer: Revlon
  • Availability: available at drugstores, all-in-one stores (Fred Meyer, Kohl's, Target, et cetera), etailers
  • Color Range: black
  • Cost/Amount: USD$8.95 per 8.2 ml / 0.28 Oz tube
  • Would you purchase again: no
Revlon’s Ultra Volume Waterproof Mascara

I am overall underwhelmed with Revlon’s “one mascara fits all” lineup. The formulas clump, they take a long time to cure, there’s a lot of transfer, and even the waterproof versions flake a bit. This mascara is supposed to provide volume. It…sort of does. This is two coats, and it’s fairly even along my lashes, and it does thicken them somewhat. But for a volumizing mascara, I think this misses the mark. My lashes are a bit thicker, but they look about the same thickness as I see with just about any other mascara that I own.

Photos that show how the product actually performs...! See how I create my swatches

A montage of three images: top left, close-up of the eyeshadow in the pot; top right, the eyeshadow mixed with water and applied to bare skin; bottom left, the eyeshadow applied dry over primer. Curled lashes with two coats of Revlon's Ultra Volume Waterproof Mascara - viewed directly face-on. The tube of Revlon's Ultra Volume Waterproof Mascara with the brush lying crosswise on the mouth of the tube. Close-up detail of the wand for L'Oréal's Voluminous Million Lashes Waterproof Mascara, showing the slight curve and the wedge-shaped base.

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