mascaras

Here you have an overview of my mascaras.

I loooooove mascara. It’s beautiful…

Okay, I mean I love it in the morning when it’s time to put it on and I hate it at nighttime when I’m on my fourth cotton ball trying to get it off looking like a depressed Kung Fu Panda. Even though I’m in love with Kung Fu Panda.

Ooookay. Let’s stay postive. Today, I want to talk to you about my love of mascara and of course all the different types of brushes. As you can see in the photo, there’s something for everyone. Brushes come in all shapes and sizes.

(Heeey!!! Get your mind out of the gutter!!!)
(You can really can make innuendo out of anything…)

I’ve tried so many of them and every time I get a new one, I think it’s my favorite.
There’s the super precise brushes that give you those extra long lashes, and then the bushy ones (Ooooh, quit it!) that give you those long thick ones and then there is the crooked ones (!!!) that are supposed to make the whole operation easier but I always end up with mascar everywhere every time.

That all said, I think I’ve found my perfect brush.

What are your thoughts when it comes to brushes? How do you prefer them? Ahahaha ;-)

L to R: Maybelline Great Lash, Maybelline Lots of Lashes, L’O'real Volume Millions de Cils, L’Oreal Telescopic, L’O'real Volume Millions de Cils, Maybelline Full & Soft, L’Oreal Telescopic Explosion, Clinique Bottom Lash, Dolce & Gabbana Intenseyes, Lancome Virtuose.

Translation : Tim Sullivan


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  • Elisa October, 25 2012, 9:09 / Reply

    It really depends on the effect you’re trying to achieve: natural or dramatic? For the dramatic/fake lashes looking version, I love the rounded, spiked version by Givenchy, as well as the YSL fake lashes mascara (a little less good than the previous one though). For a more natural, ‘of-course-my-lashes-look-like-that-without-anything-on-them’ finish, I use brown mascara and a thick brush, but just one coat at the roots, and the cheaper the better, Max Factor is usually very good.

    Elisa – Wandering Minds
    ourwanderingminds.com

  • andreea October, 25 2012, 9:09

    i love the classic maybeline but also something volumizing :)

    http://lilaesthete.wordpress.com/

  • Chloé October, 25 2012, 9:09 / Reply

    La brosse en silicone du Volume Millions de Cils !

  • AMM October, 25 2012, 9:11 / Reply

    You are so lucky that you can wear mascara and yo have big pretty eyes too. It would all work on you I bet. I love mascara too but I can’t wear it. I have NO BOTTOM lashes. I even tried the $40 ‘tube’ stuff and I look like a racoon in ten minutes. What should I do? Help me Internet friends!

  • Chesley October, 25 2012, 9:11

    Just don’t put any on your bottom lashes! The little bit that will blink onto your lower lashes is enough. This is the way I do it, also I use brown because I have red-brown hair and fair brows and lashes – black lashes look silly on me.

  • Nini Piccola October, 25 2012, 9:11

    I never wear mascara on the bottom lashes! It accentuates under eye bags etc!

  • AMM October, 25 2012, 9:11

    I don’t put mascara on the bottom lashes as I have none. What happens is that the mascara on the top lashes just kinda breaks over the course of the day and leaves black under my eyes…I know that these are not real problems in the grand scheme of things but I had to ask.

  • Kai To October, 25 2012, 9:11

    Hi Amm!
    I have asian monoeyelids and short sparse lashes so I have been using Japanese brands and they work best on me! Fasio, Majolica Majorca for mascara and Stila (made in Japan though a Japanese brand) for eyeliner works for me so far!
    Humid hot weather, oily eyelids, and yet no smudge after 12 hours. It’s a godsend, I tell you. I ran a search and you should be able to get it here!
    http://www.sasa.com/SasaWeb/eng/product/viewProductDetail.jspa?itemno=104351403002

  • N. October, 25 2012, 9:11 / Reply

    Alors moi je l’aime touffu et courbé…haha!
    Bon, trève de plaisanteries, la description ci dessus correspond au mascara Virtuose de Lancôme, il est top (épaissit, allonge et courbe les cils) !

  • agatha October, 25 2012, 9:16 / Reply

    Garance, tu as oublié les oscillantes!….;-)))))))))))

  • Curieuse et futile October, 25 2012, 9:17 / Reply

    Je crois que j’ai trouvé celui qu’il me faut avec le Great Lash de Benefit. Brosse classique mais qui se finit par une petite brosse arrondie pour bien attraper les petits cils dans le coin de l’oeil. Et côté démaquillage, on y passe pas 3 heures!!!
    http://curiosites-futilites.blogspot.com

  • Curieuse et futile October, 25 2012, 9:17

    Oups je ne suis pas réveillée! Je voulais dire They’re Real de Benefit!

  • Paola October, 25 2012, 9:17 / Reply

    I’m a mascara addict as well, and recently discovered the Kevin Aucoin one’s. They are AMAZING, make your lashes look super long and beautiful, and the best part is they come off with water like little tubes off your lashes… no mess, no cotton balls, just WATER :D

  • SueM October, 25 2012, 9:25 / Reply

    Uh oh, I am going to have to out myself here as a major mascara junkie. Not proud, but there it is.
    I started out with the usual gateway drugs like Maybelline and Revlon, but soon that wasn’t enough anymore, I needed L’Oreal, sometimes 2 coats at a time. I thought I had it under control, and for a long time I did until a pusher named Allure magazine started showing me what I’d been missing. Dior came into my life like a dark mysterious friend, whispering in my ear about backstage secrets and untold thickness. I was hooked again. Now I need Lancôme Hypnose, Star and Drama, as well as all the black Dior’s, not to mention the YSL and Givenchy.
    Did I mention the Japanese?
    I hang my head…but you can still see my lashes!

  • Scooter Maven October, 25 2012, 9:25

    You are a great writer – I love your comment !

  • le_pinceau_masqué October, 25 2012, 9:26 / Reply

    ce n ‘est pas le modéle qui compte…Mais c ‘est comment on s en sert ….

    ( mais sinon j aime la brosse du diorshow mais déteste ce mascara qui seche …donc la brosse une fois nettoyée se trouve un autre pot …;) )

  • Mia Marionette October, 25 2012, 9:28 / Reply

    I love this piece, its really creative :D AND I love the mascara-girlies you made, the drawing is really nice!!

    http://blog.miamarionette.com/

  • ByGlam October, 25 2012, 9:29 / Reply

    As tu essayé le LACÔME Hypnôse STAR? Parce que la brosse est “plate” enfin…je ne sais pas comment la décrire mais ce mascara est génial! Pas de paquets, cils allongés…je l’adore et tout le monde croit que j’ai des faux-cils tellement ils sont longs! ;P

  • Sandrine October, 25 2012, 9:29 / Reply

    moi j’adore le MASCARA VOLUME EFFET FAUX CILS noir, j’y reviens toujours et il est parfait :)

  • sandrine October, 25 2012, 9:31 / Reply

    bon j’ai oublié la marque : YSL !!!

  • YZA October, 25 2012, 9:33 / Reply

    Mon préféré enfin mes préférés sont le COVER GIRL – le tube orange juste génial et le smoky lash de MUFE Top également perso je préfère les grosses touffues ;-) – sauf un qui n’existe plus – c’était le mascara peigne de Stéphane Marais – une merveille – sniff

  • mmarie October, 25 2012, 9:33

    Comme Yza, mes préférés sont le Lash Blast de Cover Girl (brosse plastique, épaisse à poils courts) et le Smokey Lash de Make Up For Ever (brosse classique mais bien touffue, c’est mon mascara du moment). Je suis assez copine aussi du Colossal de Gemey Maybelline.

    Et l’enlevage du mascara, même waterproof, est hyper facile (et sans coton qui irrite) à l’huile démaquillante (Shu Uemura pour moi, mais il en existe des tas) massée délicatement du bout des doigts (secs) > effet panda momentané, après tu rinces et c’est fini.
    Ou bien Sens’Eyes de MUFE.

  • katerina October, 25 2012, 9:36 / Reply

    The best way to take of mascara is a few drops of almond oil. It is amazing how easily it makes every trace of mascara go away AND it nourishes the lashes AND it is good for the thin lines and the black circles around the eyes AND it is natural!! kisses from a Greek island!

  • miss s October, 25 2012, 9:36

    I was going to suggest the same thing and guess what… I’m from Greece too! :)

  • Bérénice October, 25 2012, 9:36

    Thanks for the greek tip! I’ve tried many removers, and none of them works properly. Does almond oil work for waterproof mascara as well?

    Bérénice, Montréal

  • ElsaMuse October, 25 2012, 9:42 / Reply

    C’est une illustration ou une photo? C’est tellement beau!

  • Garance October, 25 2012, 9:42

    Une photo ! Je suis très fière ;)

  • Monsieur J October, 25 2012, 9:42

    Ca fait pas un peu beaucoup de mascara dans sa trousse de maquillage à Dallas?
    Tu peux en être très fière il m’a fallu 47sec pour la comprendre ;D

  • Stéphanie October, 25 2012, 9:48 / Reply

    yes, very smart picture indeed!

  • Laure October, 25 2012, 9:49 / Reply

    pas trop courbée et pas trop touffue!!!!
    :D

    Certains écrivent qu’ils commentent, exceptionnellement, quand le sujet est grave… Moi c’est l’inverse!

  • Lisa M October, 25 2012, 9:49 / Reply

    L’huile d’amande douce! La solution miracle pour venir à bout du mascara tenace (quelque soit la forme de la brosse :)

  • agneslamexicaine October, 25 2012, 9:49

    j’allais l’écrire,,, l’huile d’amande douce en démaquillant pour les yeux, le plus doux et le plus efficace!

  • Bonnie, Clyde and Marni October, 25 2012, 9:50 / Reply

    I have a few too!! My fav at the moment is one by dior. :)

    http://www.bonnieclydemarni.blogspot.gr/

  • Paoli October, 25 2012, 9:50 / Reply

    My favourite one is They’re real! by Benefit, with its fat brush, I love it! It makes my look sooo healthy and cool!
    ciao

  • Denisa October, 25 2012, 9:50 / Reply

    I like mascara too. I use it every day. Long lashes looks amazing. Have a nice day.

    http://fashiondenis.blogspot.sk/

  • bern October, 25 2012, 9:51 / Reply

    Hi, to add to Katarina’s almond oil, olive oil is also a great way to get rid of makeup and clean your face. rub it on, then with a hot towel, rub lightly and boom. its all gone. Olive oil apparently has the same ph level as the skin, so you dont get that dry skin feeling afterward. love the photo!

  • sev October, 25 2012, 10:00 / Reply

    alors 2 choses :
    * la photo-illustration est terrible, comment as-tu fait ??
    * tu as mis un lien vers le post How to take it off : il a 850 com’ !! Est-ce le meilleur score du blog ? C’est fou.

    Sinon rien, j’ai arrêté de me maquiller. Comme disait un des com de 9 to 5, pour moi aussi le maquillage était créer une distance avec les autres (et moi même en fait, plutôt, au final, en vrai). Alors j’ai décidé d’arrêter de ne pas être moi, et de choisir les gens que je vois (et j’ai choisi de ne plus habiter dans une mégapole, trop de gens, aahh, j’aime pas le trop de gens, brr), et je me montre comme je suis. Ben à Paris, ça surprend et en bien. :)) (ca me fait plaisir)

  • Monica October, 25 2012, 10:00 / Reply

    I’ve been using Dior’s Diorshow mascara (waterproof!) since 2007. Tube after tube after tube! One coat in the morning, and I’m good to go. It’s always in my purse so I can add another coat, just like there are always heels in my car just for those day-to-night occasions. :)

  • GRIT & GLAMOUR October, 25 2012, 10:01 / Reply

    I’ve tried them all. Nothing compares to the L’Oreal Voluminous CURVED brush. It is magic! The bristles aren’t too long or too thin. Expensive mascaras are no match. It’s the best deal ever, and makes amazing lashes!

  • Mariette October, 25 2012, 10:10 / Reply

    Inconditionnelle du Mascara depuis toujours, j’en ai testé des milliers et ne jure que par le “mascara renversant” de Sephora. C’est le meilleur, tout simplement. Je n’ai pas plus besoin d’épaissir que d’allonger que de séparer, etc. Je veux tout. Hé ben ça tombe bien il fait tout.
    Et pour ce qui est du démaquillage, j’ai découvert il y a un mois (alors que tout le monde doit le savoir à part moi) dans une vidéo de Lisa Eldridge sur le démaquillage (si si), qu’en fait il suffisait de poser un coton imbibé sur son oeil et d’attendre quelques secondes et tout s’enlevait tout seul d’un seul coup, en une seule fois. Tu peux meme utiliser ton autre oeil pendant ce temps (et donc ton iphone, et donc twitter ?). Ce truc a changé ma vie. Faut que je te retrouve le lien.

  • Colony October, 25 2012, 10:10 / Reply

    I’m just glad I wasn’t drinking coffee when I read this post because I would have spit coffee out onto my from laughing at “crooked ones”! I’m still giggling. Btw, awesome picture!

  • alice October, 25 2012, 10:11 / Reply

    For me it’s not the brush it’s the mascara. I love estee lauder double wear because it’s REALLY no smudge, it stays it stays forever (though I hate it too a night…) and I can use it also on my lower lashes, that’s cool because I tried million mascaras all the brands you can name and no one works, but this one…andit’s like a waterproof one but is not waterproof (easier to remove!). It’s fantastic.

  • E. October, 25 2012, 10:11

    I’m with you on this one; the mascara itself is more important. None of the brushes I’ve used ever did what they promised. Ok, they did make my lashes longer or thicker, but I usually find that whatever brush I use, the result is that my lashes stick together. And that’s not what I want! But perhaps I have a terrible technique??
    I like Clinique Lash Power because it only comes off with warm water, and not with oil (like waterproof mascara – I’m told this is the reason it always smudges underneath your eyes, because it reacts to foundation, oily skin etc.) or cold water/tears. And I seem to be allergic to the stuff that makes mascara waterproof :)

  • Claire October, 25 2012, 10:12 / Reply

    C’est une photo ? Vraiment ? Bluffant.
    Pour moi après plusieurs essais, dont le great lash, indiscutablement depuis qu’il existe c’est le million de cils ! Mais pourquoi sa version waterproof est-elle si décevante ? Bref, non waterproof et carbon black. Ma mère et mes sœurs ne jurent que par le définicils de Lancôme, que je trouve à peine visible, bien sur elle trouve le “mien” trop show off.
    Mes cils sont déja noirs et longs alors je cherche du volume et la discrétion non merci si j’en veux c’est no mascara…

  • Gina October, 25 2012, 10:15 / Reply

    J’ai des cils noirs, alors pas besoin d’ajouter de la couleur, seulement de l’épaisseur et de la longeur (surtout après avoir passé trop d’années à finir la journée avec des yeux de raton laveur). J’utilise un mascara transparent–celui de Boots no.7.

  • Joyacoustics October, 25 2012, 10:15 / Reply

    Here is what I do to clean mascara easier: I wet my fingers and then wash my lashes ( with tap water). Only after this I clean the mascara with a special lotion- it is much easier this way.

  • Joya October, 25 2012, 10:17 / Reply

    Alors je suis obligée de dire que lire “les courbées” m’a faite exploser de rire dans mon bureau de chef super sérieuse parce que me rappelant un moment inattendu mais là n’est pas le sujet.

    Je suis fan du Sublime de Chanel. Longueur et épaisseur nickels.

    Comme disent les anciens à chaque pot son couvercle.

  • Zazie October, 25 2012, 10:32 / Reply

    Please stop Garance! I’m laughing out loud while I’m supposed to be productive!!!!

  • Chetna October, 25 2012, 10:41 / Reply

    Did I miss the part where you say which is your favourite brush? I’m eager to know! The best one I’ve had so far was a L’Oreal Volume Mascara that came on the front of a magazine years ago. It was small & didn’t last long, & I am still looking for a brush as good.
    I was recently given a curved brush which I am finding tricky to handle – like you I get it everywhere! I did find a great brush from MAC but the mascara was so full of bits that I had to ditch the whole thing which was a shame because the casing was beautiful.
    So do please tell!

  • ginger October, 25 2012, 10:41 / Reply

    suis pas assez organisée (et un peu radine…) pour tous les essayer et trouver mon idéale. dans l’ensemble je trouve QU’ILS SE VALENT PLUS AU MOINS TOUS.

  • Krina Graj October, 25 2012, 10:44 / Reply

    There i only one mascara I’m using really. It’s Dior Iconic Show. It’s byeen my absolute favorite since it’s been released. It really makes my lashes look longer (really, just like in the ads!) and is quite easy to remove. I just wash it off while taking a shower.
    I like the bottle as well. It’s silver and sooo sublime!

  • Estefy October, 25 2012, 10:44 / Reply

    I use Maybelline mascara because is the only one that keep my lashes curve and not down, i also have a loreal stillettos but i have to put it very quick and only once.
    To take off the mascara I use biotherm or neutrogena oil that is veeeeeeeeeerry good try it.

    kisses from Chile

  • Gigi October, 25 2012, 10:45 / Reply

    Hypnôse Drama de Lancôme, THE best!

  • deb October, 25 2012, 10:54 / Reply

    I’m on my third tube of Maybelline Colossal Waterproof, and I dont think I’d change for any other! It’s so perfect! every other one that I tried before ended up making me look like a panda by lunch time, but not this one. It gives great volume, it’s buildable, and makes the perfect natural lashes as well, and it doesnt come out! that’s actually the only (super small) problem for me… It’s really dificult to take off… I wouldnt mind if they changed the packaging, (it’s so ugly!) but it is great and for a great price!

  • Anne Chic and Geek October, 25 2012, 10:56 / Reply

    Testé cette semaine : cils cellophane de Serge Lutens…
    Ce n’est pas une brosse mais un peigne et il se met seul ou par dessus un autre mascara.
    C’est la crème Caviar des mascaras… cher mais absolument parfait parfait parfait !!!
    A ajouter à ta collection ?
    Bisous et bravo pour la photo exceptionnelle !
    Anne

  • Renée October, 25 2012, 10:59 / Reply

    Lancôme’s Hypnôse Doll Lashes because it separates my lashes and it smells nice. =)

    http://tseparfait.com

  • Stefania October, 25 2012, 11:01 / Reply

    Garance je t’ adore! I’m a make-up addicted…well I mean that I have insane passion/possession anxiety of make up products…so I can suggest you for a wonderful effect They’ re Real of Benefit (a fantastic brush) and Hypnose Drama di Lancome that has also a fantastic rose scent…… the first has the brush like the third from the left, the second like the first from the right but more rolled….ciao!

  • Coline October, 25 2012, 11:16 / Reply

    J’ai du buguer sur la photo bien 5 minutes je crois, pour comprendre qu’est ce que c’était et comment c’était posé !! Chouette photo en tout cas :) on pourrait croire qu’il s’agit de petites dame avec un chignon ^^ C’est peut etre un peu tiré par les cheveux, mais….

    Bonne soirée!

  • M. October, 25 2012, 11:18 / Reply

    Dear Garance, you should use Micelle solution as make-up remover! Its the best, Bisous, M.

  • Dinka October, 25 2012, 11:23 / Reply

    There is an American drugstore brand called prestige that makes great macaras. I use theirs called ” my longest lashes” and also love Clinique high impact mascara. The prestige ones do come off pretty easily which is one of the reasons why I love them.

  • Liz October, 25 2012, 11:24 / Reply

    a good brush makes all the difference!

    check out my giveaway!

    http://lavieenliz.com

  • Sevan October, 25 2012, 11:29 / Reply

    J’aime qu’elle soit courbee et touffue (la brosse, bien sur !!), donc le mascara Voluminous de l’Oreal qui tient ses promesses. Mais auparavant, un truc pourtant tres connu : la pince courbe-cils, in-dis-pen-sa-ble.
    Et pour enlever le mascara, Oil free eye make-up remover de Neutrogena, efficace et doux.
    Belle photo, by the way.

  • Gabrielle Demers October, 25 2012, 11:30 / Reply

    GARANCE!!! J’ai la solution magique aux Mascaras!! Ahaha, je sais que ca a l’air un peu fou, mais sincèrement ma vie a changé (et c’est pas des blagues) depuis que j’utilise Blinc Kiss Me Mascara. Je ne sais pas s’ils en vendent en France, je suis Montréalaise. Mais c’est un mascara qui ne coule ou ne smudge pas! En fait, il entube les cils, et pour l’enlever, il suffit de mettre un peu d’eau et d’effectuer de la pression avec les doigts pour les enlever! C’est super facile et FINI LES CERNES NOIRES DE MASCARA!!! Bon sur ce, je crois que je devrais devenir une vendeuse de mascara tellement je suis motivée, mais je t’en fais part parce que c’est un life saver!!! Je t’envoie un petit video démo pour que tu puisses voir de tes yeux même! Gros bisous de Montréal
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuJekTRBB1g&feature=related

  • Johanna Kerrman October, 25 2012, 11:34 / Reply

    I have a new favourite; MSCHIC’s TLC Mascara. It’s super easy and fast to apply. It curves and gives volume at the same time, which is exactly what I’ve been looking for!
    Love it and love your illustration, as always!
    Johanna

  • Into the Fashion October, 25 2012, 11:35 / Reply

    Wonderful still life Garance!
    xo
    Diana
    http://www.intothefashion.com

  • Coralie de Made In SisterS October, 25 2012, 11:35 / Reply

    oh oui j’adore également! j’en change régulièrement et j’essaie en général toutes les nouveautés!
    bises

    http://www.madeinsisters.com

  • Anne October, 25 2012, 11:37 / Reply

    Je préfère les brosses qui n’ont pas de poil ;-)
    Il y en a un bien chez Helena Rubinstein .
    Peut être la 4ème en partant de la gauche , non ?
    C’est définitivement plus pratique ! Avec 30 secondes de recourbe cils avant .
    Et je suis très vilaine je ne démaquille pas systématiquement mon mascara , j’adore l’effet théâtral du lendemain matin …

  • lydia October, 25 2012, 11:38 / Reply

    Le meilleur mascara du monde c’est Eyes to Kill de Armani!!!!!! Rien que le nom….

    Il fait les cils longs et touffus sans paquet!!!! J’adoooooore

  • jicky October, 25 2012, 11:43 / Reply

    j’ai quelques doutes sur celles en forme de canard jaune… ça ne risque t il pas de trop rebrousser le cil?? :-)

  • erin October, 25 2012, 11:44 / Reply

    ODE TO THE MASCARA BRUSHHHHHHH!!!!!

  • Günsel October, 25 2012, 11:47 / Reply

    the photograph is excellent!

  • anna October, 25 2012, 11:50 / Reply

    2000 calories Max Factor et They’re real de Benefit :)

  • Bérénice October, 25 2012, 12:11 / Reply

    Très belle photo; Man Ray n’aurait pas aussi bien réussi! J’aurai peut-être l’air “cheap”, mais j’aime bien le Exact Eyelights de Cover Girl. Il y en a un pour chaque couleur d’iris, il paraît à peine mais apporte un petit je-ne-sais-quoi très naturel au regard. Bonne journée!

    Bérénice, Montréal

  • Jessica October, 25 2012, 12:12 / Reply

    Je suis une fan absolue du mascara, je ne peux pas sortir sans !!

    Je trouve au Gemey Maybelyne Volum’ Express + Revlon :)

    xx.

  • Emilie October, 25 2012, 12:26 / Reply

    Premier com ici!
    Moi j’adore le million de cils de L’oréal

    Sinon, pour te démaquiller facilement (sans frotter à s’arracher les yeux) mon esthéticienne m’a donné une astuce.
    Tu passe le coton sous l’eau, tu l’essore entre tes mains et après tu mets ton démaquillant (bi-phasé) sur ce même coton. Tu poses quelques seconde sur tes yeux et tu frottes… Et là magie!

  • clococo October, 25 2012, 12:33 / Reply

    Hello

    J’ai des origines vietnamiennes, et celui qui me convient le mieux, parce qu’il sépare bien les cils, les courbent bien, c’est le EVERYTHING MASCARA de Bobbi Brown.

    De toutes façons, je suis totalement fan de bobbi brown, son maquillage apporte ce que je recherche, la fraîcheur !!! Et elle a raison en disant qu’au fond ce qu’on recherche le plus n’est pas le visage de nos 20 ans, mais de la fraîcheur.
    Les années passent, et le visage est marqué, on ne peut rien faire contre… si on ne veut pas perdre son visage, on peut au moins retrouver la fraîcheur perdue en se maquillant simplement. C’est simple et tellement plus authentique.

    A bon entendeuse ;-)

  • Clochette October, 25 2012, 12:35 / Reply

    T’as oublié celles à boule! =D

  • Joya October, 25 2012, 12:35

    :-)))))))))))

  • ines October, 25 2012, 12:44 / Reply

    Garance coquine?… ;) alors c’ets laquelle ta preferée? moi j’aime bien celleq qui sont tres precises avec les cils longs et nets, j’ai trouvé un mascara chez douglas de la marque douglas d’ailleurs qui est super et genre à mm pas 10 euros. Troooooooop bien.

  • JacquelineJ October, 25 2012, 12:47 / Reply

    Love the image Garance – they all have your bun! I totally agree the brush is key to getting the look! Since I started wearing mascara (oh about 20 years ago eek!) my eyelashes would fall out and remover would sting my eyes. My absolute must haves are Arbonne (Swiss + botanical= beautiful) triple action mascara (volume, definiton and LENGTH) and the eye make up remover clears everything off no stings. Xxx

  • Zuzana October, 25 2012, 12:51 / Reply

    They’re real de Benefit… j’ai essayé hier et j’adore. C’est le mascara et en meme temps le soin pour les cils.

  • Natalie October, 25 2012, 1:17 / Reply

    Hi Garance, My favorite, and the mascara I’ve been using for years is Diorshow Iconic by Dior. The key is the “Iconic” version since the brush is so fine that it elongates and thickens lashes without making them look clumpy or “over-mascaraed.” It’s also not too bad to remove at the end of the night since it doesn’t dry up too much.

  • Karina October, 25 2012, 1:18 / Reply

    ISL Shocking in metal gray. Gives you the fake eyelash look w/o the pain ;)

  • Odessa October, 25 2012, 1:19 / Reply

    I love Chanel inimitable intense or Lancôme xoxo

  • Sabrina October, 25 2012, 1:29 / Reply

    Beautifully written! I had to laugh out loud quite a few times.
    I currently use Diorshow Extase and so far I’m very happy with it. It’s not waterproof, quite easy to take off and doesn’t smudge. The brush is a bit hard to handle, the first times I used it I had mascara everywhere around my eyes, but it makes my short and straight lashes look amazing! I used Lancôme Doll Eyes before, but non-waterproof makes me look like a panda within a few hours and the waterproof version is too heavy for my lashes, making me look tired and exhausted (well, thank you, that’s exactly what I need) and it doesn’t go off at all when you want it to.

    x
    Sabrina
    apixiesviewonfashion.com

  • Anna October, 25 2012, 1:31 / Reply

    I mix brush with a different mascara :)

    * best brush: Telescopic/ Clean definition

    * best mascara- Telescopic carbon black.

    You end up with extra black, long, clean, natural looking eyelashes!

  • Debbie October, 25 2012, 1:36 / Reply

    Garance, so many brushes – so many uses. I’ve never been faithful to just one mascara. Some of the less expensive drugstore brands like L’Oreal’s Voluminous have always been good. Tried some of the latest ones from YSL & Givenchy but haven’t been overly impressed. Love the Diorshow electric blue for a real color jolt & Shu Uemura’s brush for natural looking non-clumpy lashes. Have you ever tried Mineral Mascara? One of my favorites is MicaBella’s mineral lengthening & thickening mascara available at http://www.intrigueimports.com You can’t go wrong with this one & the brush is very nice & flexible.

    http://www.intrigueimports.com for MicaBella Mineral Mascara – lengthening & thickening glamour.

  • Nini Piccola October, 25 2012, 1:37 / Reply

    The photograph is stunning!!! It gives me inspiration for a painting! Hope you don’t mind…? It won’t be a copy though.

  • vvn October, 25 2012, 1:46 / Reply

    My all time favourite is Diorshow mascara: I love the volume, the length, and it doesn’t apply that clumpy. But with the way my eyes are set (I think this is the reason), eye makeup just ends up everywhere within like an hour :( So for everyday use and long lasting wear, I use tube mascaras. I’ve only tried two but so far my favourite is the Kevin Aucoin curling mascara. Doesn’t really curl but doesn’t go on goopy and really lengthens lashes. I can feel my lashes touching my glasses sometimes when I have the mascara on! Also, so easy to remove. They come right off while I’m showering. No Kung Fu Panda eyes!

  • Eva October, 25 2012, 1:47 / Reply

    Love volume brushes, especially the Chanel one. But I never ever wear waterproof mascara, I just can’t get if off my lashes and I also look like a panda at the end of the day so it doesn’t really matter what I choose ;) xx

    http://www.creativityandchocolate.blogspot.com

  • Dariann October, 25 2012, 1:49 / Reply

    DIORSHOW!! Fat bushy brush = fat bushy lashes! hahaha

  • Theresaik October, 25 2012, 1:51 / Reply

    I don’t wear mascara, but I probably should! I’ve always been a little intimidated by it. My lashes are so short, I never know what to do with them!

    Theresa
    http://bomamma.blogspot.com

  • Nini Piccola October, 25 2012, 1:54 / Reply

    Internet friends – what do you think about coloured mascara?

  • Suzan October, 25 2012, 1:55 / Reply

    Pour moi the best entre tous Yves St Laurent effets faux cils.Ce mascara définit et épaissit chaque cils parole de maquilleuse professionnelle depuis 30 ans et pas pour YSL

  • Cecilija October, 25 2012, 2:03 / Reply

    For me, Chanel makes the best mascaras, no doubt about it

  • Mandàrine October, 25 2012, 2:14 / Reply

    Wahou ! Cette photo est sublime !
    Ca fait déjà un petit temps que je traine sur ton/votre (?) blog, et ce que je préfère, ce sont les visuels.
    Je suis une fan absolue de la photographie et du graphisme, on peut donc dès lors dire que ici, je me sens “chez moi” en étant chez toi :)
    Il aura fallu cette photo pour un premier commentaire; elle en vaut vraiment la peine…

    Sinon pour le mascara ( bah oui, discours girly ), après une traversé dans le désert, j’ai trouvé mon chouchou adoré chez Benefit -> Bad Glam
    Mais bon, le mascara c’est personnel; parce que bon, le goût et les textures… voilà quoi :)

  • Heather October, 25 2012, 2:26 / Reply

    Without a doubt, Armani Eyes To Kill is the best I have ever used.

  • Rose October, 25 2012, 2:32 / Reply

    My, someone’s feeling frisky!

    I love Blinc.

  • lorraine October, 25 2012, 2:39 / Reply

    Sans hésiter : Inimitable Intense de CHANEL !

  • Oriane October, 25 2012, 2:49 / Reply

    Je ne suis pas forcément pour porter du mascara d’une marque ou d’une autre, par exemple j’ai eu un YSL ou chanel et je n’ai pas du tout aimé la brosse… jusqu’au jour ou j’ai testé le Dior, brosse ex-tra-or-di-naire, au bout de la deuxième couche on pourrait croire avoir des faux-cils!

  • Raquel October, 25 2012, 2:57 / Reply

    You must try Benefit “They’re Real” mascara. MUST!!!!! Looks like you got eyelash extensions (well, just about!)

  • Catherine October, 25 2012, 2:57 / Reply

    The best mascara was 2000 Calorie by Max Factor, which I think has gone out of business. I haven’t been able to find it in the U.S. on my latest trips, after having faithfully purchased a ton of it over many, many years. Personally, I am allergic to Maybelline Great Lash (not funny, since I purchased a ton of it to carry my through a year until my next U.S. voyage). I have been leaning toward Cover Girl–inexpensive but I think the quality is OK. There is cheap and there is good value, and I consider Cover Girl to be good value.
    After nearly 40 years of practice, I still get mascara all over the place when applying and have to clean up with a cotton swab. Maybe my lashes are just too long ;)

  • maryse October, 25 2012, 2:59 / Reply

    je sais pas comment tu as fais ça mais la photo est magnifique !! ;)

  • Clothilde October, 25 2012, 3:07 / Reply

    Wow, comment as tu fais cette photo ? le résultat est incroyable.
    Moi sinon je crois que j’ai pas encore trouvé ma brosse.. ( On parle bien de mascara hein !!)

    Bises

  • Clothilde October, 25 2012, 3:08 / Reply

    OOOOH je suis trop bête ! C’est l’ombre bien sur !

  • L'épingle October, 25 2012, 3:12 / Reply

    Mais je ne le crois pas ! Je serais la seule à me faire teindre les cils (ceux du haut, ceux du bas, et aussi bien dans les coins)?
    Je ne peux pas utiliser de mascara : je circule à vélo et en plus je me frotte bêtement les yeux quand je travaille (aussi, je me mords l’intérieur de la bouche mais ça, seul mon dentiste le sait).
    Autrefois, j’utilisais un truc merveilleux de Helena Rubinstein, ça n’était pas une brosse mais une vis (autre sensation…) et dont on pouvait acheter des recharges. Pas du tout dans l’esprit consommation d’aujourd’hui.
    Un des avantages de la teinture de cils, c’est qu’ils ne sont pas bien rangés, mais bordéliques dans leur implantation, comme la nature me les a faits et comme je les aime.
    C’est tous les deux mois.

  • Thyda October, 25 2012, 3:25 / Reply

    les Benefit sont les meilleurs!!! Xx

  • Luana October, 25 2012, 3:44 / Reply

    Nice tip!!

    I’m posting accessories from Los Angeles on my blog!
    Take a look!

    http://www.thegavlaks.com
    <3

  • Laure October, 25 2012, 3:49 / Reply

    SMASHBOX (et Hypnôse de Lancôme pour les grands soirs)

  • Teresa Dickson October, 25 2012, 3:59 / Reply

    I adore mascara, but despise the fact I can’t wear it for work (being a school photographer I take over 1000 shots on a normal working day, so I would end up looking like Alice Cooper!!!). I have heard Blinc mascara is meant to be run / sweat / everything proof …..anyone used it? The same goes for eyeliner – I’m a massive fan of eyeliner/mascara/nude gloss lips but lips are the only thing I have going on a work day. leaving me feeling very unglamourous!!!

    http://glanceobservecapture.wordpress.com

  • Danisha October, 25 2012, 4:00 / Reply

    Deja la photo est magnifique!
    Puis niveaux mascara je suis amoureuse du falsies de Maybelline (le tube violet) j’aime les grosse brosse fournies moi qui ai beaucoup de longs cils c’et ce qui me permet de contrôler le tout. Bisou

  • Jessik October, 25 2012, 4:08 / Reply

    I don’t comment for 6 months and now that I’ve started I don’t seem to be able to stop!

    So, here’s my humble contribution to the debate:

    I have long eyelashes which I always get complimented on ‘you’re so lucky, they’re so long’ or ‘I really like your eyelashes where did you get them done?’

    The trouble is that I can’t go for the glamourous black mascara look because I constantly have dark circles under my eyes – I repeat constantly… So black mascara means comments like ‘are you OK you look tired? ‘ or ‘I thought you had quit smoking’…

    The solution – or shall I say the compromise was to buy transparent mascara – no real effect but I feel more feminine just putting it on – it must be the brush effect :)

    The brand – unremarkable, uncomplicated N°7.

  • Amber October, 25 2012, 4:23 / Reply

    I picked up Boots #17 midnight black when I was in London, and I can’t say enough good things about this mascara.

  • ava October, 25 2012, 4:26 / Reply

    Kanebo 38°!

    Its the only one that keeps me from looking like a panda during the day. And at night I just take it off with warm water.
    I can cry, sweat, run in the rain, whatever, it just stays in place.
    They have a base-mascara to add, if you want it all look really wawawooom too. : )
    And it comes in three different brushes.

  • CREEZY October, 25 2012, 4:41 / Reply

    “They’re Real” by Benefit !!!!

  • balletslippers October, 25 2012, 5:48 / Reply

    I have been using the Diorshow Backstage Mascara for 7 years now. Even when I was still in University and basically broke all the time, I would still pay a little more for this Mascara because I really think it’s the best out there.

  • Leah October, 25 2012, 6:38 / Reply

    The Kevin Aucoin stuff is the best. So easy to take off

  • sabina October, 25 2012, 6:40 / Reply

    helloooo Garance

    I have my henna done every two weeks by my amazing french beautician Sylvanie!
    No mascara gives me the fresh look like henna, and I look nice first thing in the morning with no smudged eyes:)))
    As to express my eyes even more I use black Chanel mascara and dark blue Sisley mascara.
    I love blue as my eyes are crazy blue and I like myself in it…somebody said blue mascara is so 90ties but I don’t care LOL!
    xoxos

  • Inga October, 25 2012, 7:01 / Reply

    For every day use I have to favourites:Chanel and Clinique,their brushes are amazing and both come off with a warm water. For special occasions YSL Shocking is perfect,since the added length and volume is really shocking!

  • Tat October, 25 2012, 7:09 / Reply

    Lovelovelove the new Givenchy. It came recommeded by a makeup artist. It is a 3 bump brush. I have NEVER had my lashes look so long and feel as light as a feather. I don’t even feel like I am wearing any mascara.

    And…Garance, I cannot believe that is a photograph. Sooooo beautiful!

  • bethanie October, 25 2012, 7:33 / Reply

    I agree with Paola – it’s ALL ABOUT the Kevyn Aucoin mascara. It stays put all day long – ‘no Panda’ guarantee! Plus, it slips off the lash in tubes at the end of the day with a little warm water and a gentle massage of the lash. It is half the price in the US compared with Australia….so, I ask all of my friends who travel to the States to bring it back for me as a special favour. The last friend picked it up in Bloomingdales and the salesperson made a comment about how many Aussie girls come in and buy so many tubes of it!!!

    Great photo as well Miss G, nice work!

    Beth x

  • Another Kate October, 25 2012, 8:56 / Reply

    Paola and Bethanie are on the right track Kevyn Aucoin rocks, but if you want the same thing but cheaper and more choice of colours (ie browns, blues, etc) go for blinc mascara. Same stuff, stays on all day, even if you cry or go swimming, no panda eyes even if you do your lower lashes and comes off with water. What’s not to love? And you Australian girls can by it from SkincareStore.com.au.

  • ivy October, 25 2012, 9:12 / Reply

    just try another mascaras from Japanese brands, they are amazing – girls with natural born short eyelashes know what they are looking for.

  • Marian October, 25 2012, 9:48 / Reply

    I love that still life. It’s so graphic and cool and at first I couldn’t tell what it was of. Fantastic!

  • izzy October, 25 2012, 11:09 / Reply

    Another response about the panda eyes but trust me Garance this product is brilliant! I discovered this local Brooklyn all natural skin care line Sprout at a cute little shop in Greenpoint, The One Well. Their makeup remover is an absolute dream come true. It’s 100% natural, almond, olive, and jojoba oil, and it’s locally made. No more panda eyes, and it supports the neighborhood :)

  • Raquel Pizarro October, 26 2012, 12:21 / Reply

    Mascaradict of the world! do try Ana Sui mascara, is a secret…

  • D'Alessandro Paola October, 26 2012, 4:41 / Reply

    Coucou Garance,

    Juste un petit message pour te dure que j’ ADORE l’illustration mascara !! Félicitations !! c’est trop top !!

  • emilia October, 26 2012, 7:48 / Reply

    inimitable intense de Chanel-it’s really inimitable

  • AnnikaTibs October, 26 2012, 8:42 / Reply

    Loreal Voluminous Original Mascara is my tride and true friend when it comes to long, voluminous lashes! It’s the only drug store make-up I purchase but I love the brush and it lasts me about 2-3 months. My ultimate fav is Lancome but for the cost of this little magic bottle it only lasts like 4 maybe if you are lucky 6 weeks…. but its really dry at 6 weeks and your topping that coat with the Loreal Voluminous to pick up where the Lancome left off…. just not worth it for the $35. Dior show was ok… but the brush is a bit cumbersome.

    xx

  • caitlin October, 26 2012, 9:35 / Reply

    i love this illustration!

  • Hülya October, 26 2012, 10:26 / Reply

    Cool ce post, malheureusement je suis allergique aux mascaras Maybelline…j’utilise le double extension de chez l’Oréal et mon préféré Hypnôse de Lancôme.

    PS: jolie photo

  • marie October, 26 2012, 11:07 / Reply

    je porte des lentilles donc mascara waterproof obligatoire si je ne veux pas ressembler à un panda quand je me touche les yeux. DiorShow est très bien. et démaquillant waterproof qui enlève tout en un clin d’oeil.

  • Deborah October, 26 2012, 11:11 / Reply

    I’ve tried hundreds over the years and as I get older I have found that the best mascara for a natural look is Bare Minerals Flawless Definition Volumizing in ‘Espresso’.

  • Isa October, 26 2012, 12:59 / Reply

    Malheureusement je n’ai jamais compris quel type de brosse procurait tel effet pour tel cils…
    Si un jour tu pouvais me l’apprendre tu serai (encore plus) mon héroïne!!!

  • novella - 9lla.it October, 26 2012, 4:35 / Reply

    I’ve selected mine (last week), too, my top 5 Mascaras!
    Ce dessin est super, :)

    9lla.it
    fashion – beauty – DIYs

  • Tan October, 26 2012, 6:45 / Reply

    I loooveee Maybelline Full & Soft!!!!! I have experimented with other mascaras but this is the only one I’ve returned to over and over again for the last 8 years. Plus it is one of the easiest mascaras to remove at night :D

    Unfortunately, it seems to be harder to find these days…I’m not sure if they are phasing it out, but they shouldn’t!!

    <3

  • Effie October, 27 2012, 3:45 / Reply

    Pour ma part je suis une grande fan de Lancome! J’étais une adepte de leur mascara Hypsnose, mais les brosses des deux dernières nouveautés en date ne sont pas mal non plus :D

  • Adeline October, 27 2012, 5:22 / Reply

    Virtuose de Lancôme!

  • abi October, 27 2012, 9:07 / Reply

    Salam garance,
    moi je suis et je reste sur clinique vu que j’ai l’oeil sensible.

    Mais j’adoooOOOore l’effet de dorshow ( toujours waterproof car l’oeil qui pleure arrive avec le froid) de plus, j’ai trouvé le produit miracle pour me démaquiller les yeux en douceur : la gamme LUSH.
    Que je te conseille aussi pour tout le reste, cheveux, peaux, tout!!!!!
    Tiens moi au courant si tu veux des conseils car j’ai tout essayé et je ne travaille pas pour eux, donc avis sincère.

    Bye!!!

  • irosis October, 27 2012, 1:50 / Reply

    Comme toujours…. après tout le monde… Mon préféré c’est le phénomen’eyes effet extension de Givenchy. Ms avec sa petite boule. Difficile d’utiliser autre chose.

  • Céline October, 29 2012, 11:10 / Reply

    Pour le démaquillage il n’y a plus de questions à se poser: Créaline H20 de Bioderma. Si tu n’es pas satisfaite je te rembourse (non je ne suis pas une de leur commerciale mais une fan :) )

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