Rimmel Scandaleyes Retroglam Waterproof Mascara Review

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I bought Rimmel Scandaleyes Retroglam Waterproof Mascara as part of my IMBB sponsored haul and once again, I thank them with lot of pleasure and glee. Ulta has an aisle for Rimmel and it is rife with so many kinds of mascara and most of them were for $5.99, they keep introducing the new kinds all the time and it was fun to explore them. Continue reading to know more about it.

Rimmel Scandaleyes Retroglam Waterproof Mascara

Product Description:
Rimmel Scandal Eyes Retroglam Mascara that plumps and curves lashes for an eyeconic 60’s look! The hourglass brush is shaped to the lash line, pushing lashes up and out to create a bold, wide-eyed look.

Ingredients:

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Price:
$5.99

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My Take on Rimmel Scandaleyes Retroglam Waterproof Mascara:

I picked Rimmel Scandaleyes Retroglam Waterproof Mascara first because of the name ‘Retroglam’, with the hopes that it would gives me Audrey Hepburn like glamorous and dramatic eyes. It also claims to have won ‘Teen Vouge Beauty Award’ and is apparently good, so I chose this particular product.

I had high hopes with this product still without opening its seal, I decided to see it’s reviews online and was pleasantly surprised to find good reviews about this product. Most beauty bloggers claimed that this is an awesome product and is even better than most high end mascaras.

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Packaging:
Cylindrical, black and white tube with a cap to hold the wand. The tube is generous in length and girth. There is a good amount of product for the money paid. The brush is rather unique, it is curvaceous with concave middle and it gives a good lift to lashes at the edges.

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Texture:
It is not very runny or wet but is rather dry. However, it does not create clumpy lashes and hence, has perfect consistency.

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Pigmentation:
One coat gives an instant lift and volume to the lash and is enough for a day look. For a more dramatic look one can go for two or three coats and they would be enough to give an appearance of false lashes.

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Wear time:
Entire day except a little bit of fall out or transfer of product from lower lashes on to the under eye skin but that is minimal and barely noticeable. It does need few minutes to dry or it gets transferred to the skin and that is a pain to remove. It gave me nice, voluminous lashes but I do not know, if they were retro or not. I mean, I am not sure if what constitutes as retro. But nevertheless, I was satisfied by the end result and absolutely loved it.

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Pros of Rimmel Scandaleyes Retroglam Waterproof Mascara:

  • Travel friendly packaging.
  • Provides volume to lashes in just one coat.
  • Brush has a unique shape and gives volume to the edges of the lashes.
  • Gives appearance of false lashes.
  • Does not clump lashes.
  • Does not make lashes dry or brittle.
  • Not expensive.
  • Lot of options to choose from.
  • Smudge proof.
  • Pocket friendly.
  • Easily available both in US and India (online).

Cons of Rimmel Scandaleyes Retroglam Waterproof Mascara:

  • Takes a while to dry out or it might get transferred to the skin.
  • I do not know if the end result was retro or not.

Would I Repurchase Rimmel Scandaleyes Retroglam Waterproof Mascara Review?
Oh yes! and would definitely try out other mascaras by Rimmel, as they keep introducing awesome eye products, especially eyeliners and mascaras. Readers do grab this beauty on your next make up haul and try out other stuff from this brand as well.

IMBB rating:
4.5/5

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