Friday, 8 March 2013

Maybelline Rocket Volum' Express Mascara

Maybelline Rocket Volum' Express Mascara - £7.99
Without mascara 
With mascara

Now, I'm not really that big on mascara. I always tend to go for something fairly cheap and cheerful when purchasing mascara, as I'm an avid falsies wearer and so only really use it for a quick slither over my falsies to blend them in, and on my lower lashes. With summer approaching however, I've been having odd days where I give my eyes a rest from my trusty false lashes and just whip some mascara on instead. 

Because I'm not particularly a fan of the natural-look, when looking for a mascara I want something with lots of volume and length. When I saw this Maybelline mascara on offer in my local Boots, I thought it was worth giving a whirl. I'll admit it, I kind of gave in to the marketing around this product, but I'm glad I did. It's a really good mascara - it definitely gives lots of volume and length, and for someone who is never seen without fake lashes I don't feel TOO naked wearing it. I do find it clumps if you get a bit too application-happy with it, but other than that I really love it. I'm not sure it quite beats my fave in the best mascara-stakes (my favourite is Blink+Go Long-Lasting Mascara) but it makes a pretty close second. I took pictures (see above) of me wearing no mascara (eep!) and me with it on, purely because you always see me with false lashes on so I thought it was only fair on the mascara to show you what I look like without them - scary I know! 

Have you tried Maybelline's Rocket Volum' Express Mascara? What did you think?


  1. I think you look fab here even if you are without your trusty falsies :)

  2. I love this mascara! Great review :)xo

  3. This review makes me wanna buy it. I'm looking for a new mascara - I'm actually happy with my current one, but I still want something new. And I don't like the natural look when it comes to my lashes either. I want my lashes thick and big and dramatic. Kinda like doll eyes. I think I'm gonna give this mascara a try.

  4. you have really long natural lashes! I have this mascara but not quite sure if I like it or not yet as like you said it can be easy to over-apply and make it clumpy

    Jessie xx

  5. I just got recommended this on my blog the other day as I reviewed a mascara that I really disliked and got a few comments of great brands and this was one of them :D so really eager to give it a go ! xx

  6. Your eyeshadow is stunning and the mascara looks great too!

    A little bit Unique


  7. Try maybelline's the falsies mascara or rimmel scandaleyes babe.

    I like big lashes and these do the trick without any need to add falsies on

    lots of love
    Nafisah xxx

  8. Oooo I might have to add this to my never ending wish list!

  9. This is one of my favourite mascaras in the world:)x

  10. I still haven't tried any of these infamous Maybelline mascara's but I really need to asap for that price tag! I'm all for a overly dramatic mascara, this sounds so good!

    Jessica xo

  11. Looks like you're wearing false eye lashes, I love it!


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  13. This looks great! I'm a big fan of the Maybelline Great Lash (pink and green packaging) and wear it practically every day. This looks like it could be a nice alternative! Nice eyeshadow too :)

  14. I bought this mascara on saturday and I love it already, it's sooo good! xx


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