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Smashbox

Super Fan Fanned-Out Mascara

0.33 fl. oz. for $ 19.00
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Super Fan Fanned-Out Mascara lives up to its name by delivering a defined, lengthened, fanned-out lash look, but it's not quite a slam dunk.

Among the high notes, the flexible rubber bristle brush distributes the formula evenly on lashes for appreciable length and lifted separation. It's only buildable to a minor degree (don't expect much volume), but on the plus side, clumping is nearly non-existent and we didn't experience any smudging throughout wear.

The flaking is our main issue with this mascara, and this annoyance is sort of hit or miss. If you're only wearing it for a few hours (i.e. for a night out), you'll be fine; much longer than that, you'll start to notice tiny flecks of mascara under your eyes.

The bottom line: Even though this mascara delivers a fanned-out lash look, it's not up to par with the best.

Pros:
  • Delivers defined, lengthened, fanned-out lashes as promised.
  • Doesn't smudge.
  • Fragrance free.
Cons:
  • Prone to flaking by day's end.
  • Not as volumizing as Smashbox claims.
Jar Packaging: No
Tested on animals: No
This lengthening mascara gives you modern, fanned-out volume. Get 12-hour length, lift and volume without any heaviness or clumping.
Water, Stearic Acid, Ceresin, Synthetic Beeswax, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax Copernicia Cerifera Cera Cire de Carnauba, Acacia Senegal Gum, Glyceryl Stearate, Acrylates/Ethylhexyl Acrylate Copolymer, Butylene Glycol, C18-36 Acid Triglyceride, Sucrose Stearate, Nylon-6, Aminomethyl Propanediol, Tocopherol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Hydrolyzed Rhodophycea Extract, Hydrolyzed Lupine Protein, Ethylhexylglycerin, Simethicone, Methylcellulose, PVP, Laureth-21, Polysorbate 65, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Hectorite, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Sodium Stearate, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Potassium Sorbate. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Carmine (CI 75470), Chromium Hydroxide Green (CI 77289), Chromium Oxide Greens (CI 77288), Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Ultramarines (CI 77007), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140).

Smashbox At-A-Glance

Two interesting things about Smashbox are that its name refers to the early, accordion-style cameras and that Smashbox is first and foremost a Hollywood-based photography studio. The company's creators, Dean and Davis Factor, have their heritage in makeuptheir great-grandfather was the legendary makeup artist Max Factor. The makeup, which debuted in 1996, began as a collection of trendy and fashion-forward colors coupled with a pleasingly neutral palette of foundations, concealers, and powders. Nowadays, there are exceptional options to choose from, but also some color products that fall short due to too sheer formulas or other issues noted in their respective reviews.

Where Smashbox has lived up to their Hollywood makeup pedigree is with a few standout formulas, including impressive lip products as well as excellent foundations, BB and CC cream options. Of course, the brand is also well-known for their range of makeup primerswhether thats a necessary step is up for debatebut nevertheless they do offer a few products in this category that are worth considering.

For more information about Smashbox, now owned by Estee Lauder visit www.smashbox.com.

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