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Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in Makeup | 4 comments

Lancome – Hypnose Star Mascara

Lancome – Hypnose Star Mascara

Now I have briefly reviewed this mascara before, a year ago, when I compared Lancôme Hypnose Mascara vs Hypnose Star Mascara, and I really liked it. The Christmas tree shaped brush aims to effortlessly coat the lashes and to enhance their natural curl. The thin pointy end of the brush is really great for painting those fine, short inner lashes too, ensuring you cover every part of every lash. You can see from the image below that my lashes look well coated, and the upper lashes have a lovely, natural upward curl. One of the things that I love about Lancôme Hypnose Star Mascara (well, all of the Hypnose mascara range really) is that it doesn’t smudge underneath my eyes – something that I experience with a lot of mascaras. I’ve been using the black shade which is called ‘Noir Midnight’, it’s also available in Sparkling Brown. I like the glitter effect on the bottom of the mascara tube, although it’s a bit tricky to photograph! I love Lancôme’s...

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Posted by on Feb 4, 2014 in Makeup | 0 comments

Lancome – Hypnose Mascara vs Hypnose Star Mascara

Lancome – Hypnose Mascara vs Hypnose Star Mascara

Today I am going to do a comparison between 2 of Lancome’s bestselling black mascaras – Hypnose and Hypnose Star. The two mascaras pictures above are actually mini samples, but the main area that I want to focus on is the shape of the brushes. Firstly, I was really impressed with the formula of both of these mascaras (I suspect the formula is probably the same, or at least very similar). With a lot of mascaras, including Benefit’s star product They’re Real, I experience black smudging just under my eyebrows where the top of my upper lashes touch my skin, however I didn’t get this problem with either Hypnose or Hypnose Star. Lancome Hypnose Mascara has a unique PowerFull™ Brush which is made up of 1,000 sensor bristles and aims to build up volume. The brush does not taper to a point, rather it has more of a bulbous end and I found this useful to hold vertically and touch up the outer corners of my lashes and my...

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