When it comes to mascara, I am pretty brutal. I expect a lot from my mascara and even more if it is an expensive one. With so many mascaras on the market you want to make sure if you’re splashing your cash, that you are getting your moneys worth.
A few months ago I received the Eye of Hours Goddess Mascara to try out and after a few uses, I stopped using it, as I wasn’t overly impressed with the look I achieved from using it. With so many products to try out, I often find that if a product doesn’t impress me after a few uses, I tend to discard it and move onto the next product that needs review. Pretty fickle I know, but when you have a box of stuff from companies to get through, I often can’t spend time trying to get something to work.While my first impressions are usually right, I can get it wrong from time to time and this is the case with the Eye of Horus Goddess Mascara. A few weeks ago, I decided to give it another try and I am so glad I did because I realise that the fault lies not with the mascara, but rather with my application.
The Eye of Horus Goddess Mascara comes in pretty black and gold packaging. I found the gold made it easier to find the mascara in my drawer full of products. The wand on the mascara itself is a plastic wand and a rather unusual shape, as it narrows on the middle. This threw me at first, but now that I have found out how to use it, the shape of the wand really adds to the wow factor of the lashes. The fact that the bristles on the wand are short, helps you really get into the root of the lash for added volume.
The Eye of Horus Goddess Mascara is said to be uniquely formulated as it has plant based ingredients, waxes and oils that are said to strengthen and lengthen lashes as your lashes set. What I like about the formula, is that it doesn’t flake throughout the day. It lasts really well and helps the lash to hold a curl and shape. However, I will say, that it did have a tendency to transfer to my brow bone area the odd time. It wasn’t anything really noticeable but as I was giving the mascara a really test, I noticed it about lunch time and just gave it a quick wipe. It really wasn’t anything major and didn’t bother me all that much, but it is worth mentioning.
I found that to get the most from this mascara, you really had to take your time with your application. It isn’t an overly wet formula so you aren’t going to get a whole heap of product onto your lashes straight away. This was a plus for me, as it meant I avoided the dreaded spider legs. I found the best way to apply the mascara was to start right at the root and really wiggle it up to the very top. I applied it in three stages to my lashes. I did the centre of the lashes first and then progressed to either side of the centre. I did this twice and found that this gave a decent amount of volume but really gave mega length. As someone who loves lashes, I often feel bald without them, but the Eye of Horus Goddess Mascara really did a great job of replicating the false lash look.
While the length and volume of the Eye of Horus Goddess Mascara is really great, I feel the real stand out of this mascara is the lasting power. I genuinely holds your lashes in place all day long! So often with mascara your lashes look a little limp as the day progresses but not with this one.
I am so glad I have the Eye of Horus Goddess Mascara another go, as I have really fallen for it. I do think it is on the expensive side at €25, but I will definitely repurchase this on a weekend when Cloud 10 Beauty have a discount code up. Thank god they do these discount codes regular enough, as they really do take the guilt out of shopping!! You can pick up the Eye of Horus Goddess Mascara here.