Lash Renegade Mascara
Looking for a mascara that will liven up lashes without breaking the bank? Wet n' Wild's Lash Renegade Mascara might just be what you've been trying to find and for the money it is at least worth a try to see if we're right. This is an impressive beauty bargain that provides noticeable lift, curl, and separation while also adding volume. It doesn't clump and gives eyes a much more "awake" look.
Turning to the packaging: Lash Renegade Mascara comes in a slightly larger-than-usual diamond-faceted tube. The brush inside has small, spiky, rubber bristles that feature a ball shape on the end.
The ball shape doesn't really make a difference in application, but its spiky bristles do as they do allow the brush to latch on to each lash, coating it with mascara from root to tip. While lashes are caught by the bristles, there isn't any tugging or pulling, so you won't lose lashes.
When it comes to wear, it holds up for a full workday without flaking or smudging, and is easy to remove with a standard cleanser or makeup remover. All this and an extremely budget-friendly price? Sign us up!
- Brush bristles coat lashes with mascara from root to tip.
- Adds noticeable lift, curl, separation, and volume.
- Doesn't clump.
- Doesn't flake or smudge.
- Fragrance free.
Wet 'n' Wild At-A-Glance
Strengths: Inexpensive, good tinted moisturizer with sunscreen; some attractive bronzing powders; mostly good eyeshadow and lipstick options.
Weaknesses: Unimpressive concealers; large assortment of average to poor eyelining products; the mascaras do little to impress; some lip products suffer from the inclusion of irritants; the makeup brushes.
Wet 'n' Wild is one of the few cosmetics companies around that prides itself on being extraordinarily cheap, although the prices have increased across the board since we last revisited this brand. But don't let its hokey name and pre-teen marketing tactics deter you, because there are some great options available, and the packaging has improved in almost every category. The best-performing products will seem like steals, while the less impressive to horrible products will quickly have you thinking, "you get what you pay for." It is not very often that a line offers such a procession of clear-cut winners and dismal losers, but once you know what to focus on, you won't get soaked by Wet 'n' Wild. This line is available in most major drugstores across the country, and, like most drugstore lines, does not offer testers. Interestingly, the selection of Wet 'n' Wild in Canadian drugstores tends to be better than what U.S. shoppers will find.
For more information about Wet 'n' Wild, visit www.wnwbeauty.com.
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