Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Ellis Faas Mascara

There are some reviews I hesitate to do, like foundation, skincare, and well, mascara, just because those items belong in such subjective territory (and if I were to be completely honest, because those are hard to photograph too. I tried taking a million before/after pictures when it comes to foundation but it looks the same). Nevertheless, consider this a shaky first step into expanding product reviews to a broader range.  

Along with the lip products, Ellis Faas sent me some eye products as well, which includes a mascara. I was surprised then because I didn't know the comapny made mascara (or blush, the packaging gave me the impression that it was strictly a lip/eye/skin thing). The Ellis Faas Mascara is said to do three things: coat, lengthen, and separate. It is housed in the same bullet-type packaging, but it's the most "normal" of all its products in that you screw the top open to find a regular mascara wand waiting to make an impact on your lashes.



Top-bottom: Bare Lashes, One Coat, Two Coats

As far as its coating and separating and lengthening qualities, all is well. I mean, this is mascara. If it gets the job done on my straight nonexistent Asian lashes (seriously. did you see that first picture?), I'm happy. I prefer using this mascara on top of another, like one with a volumizing formula, to get the best use out of it.

Without EF Mascara

With EF Mascara

I know this mascara comes at a shocking price, but the one thing that justifies it for me is at the end of a long day, my lashes remain curled as if it just went through a round of pinching. 'tis a novel feeling, that.

Ellis Faas Mascara retails for $34 and is available at ellisfaas.com, sephora.com, and Space NK.

The product in this post was sent from the company for review purposes.

P.S: I've picked a winner for the Lancome Erika F giveaway!

10 comments:

  1. OK, you've enabled me! I'm getting the mascara!

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  2. Looks like a fabulous mascara! But yikes I still can't justify that price, maybe when I'm older/get a job LOL!

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  3. I am an Eliis Faas fan and although it is lovely I prefer my Giorgio Armani Eyes To Kill Mascara over this.

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  4. Well, I will never get around how amazing your lip shape is. Oh yes, and the mascara looks cool too ;)

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  5. Jamilla- :)

    Maggie- I know... I hesitate at that myself. Seems like such a huge amount to spend on something I have to toss in 3 months :(

    Anonymous- Oooh! I've heard such great things about it but I've never tried it out long enough to make my own judgments.

    Rocaille- *blushes*

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  6. Total enabler you are! Just like Jamilla said! :P

    I love the Majolica Majorca mascara to keep my straight asian lashes curled but it is such a pain in the butt to take off!

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  7. Gorgeous make up, i think that majorca mascara is the bast way to put your eyes in first view position of viewer

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  8. What lip product are you wearing in this shot? Its lovely!

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  9. Yes, please let us know what lipstick you are wearing. It's a lovely shade!

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  10. I actually remember! Oh wow. It's Chanel rouge coco Baroque (faded) topped with Fresh lip tint in Passion

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