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Illicit Lash Mascara

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Full product name: Illicit Lash Maximum Impact Mascara
Item: 90500

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I’m shutting my eyes on clumpy lashes. Sweep this smudge proof mascara on with the specially designed rubber brush for long, beautifully separated lashes.

  • Won't smudge, flake off or clump
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Illicit Lash Mascara
Very good
Review by Alice
Really soft and natural, and does not move or smudge at all. (Posted on 03/07/2014)
Fabulous daytime mascara
Review by MardyMaid
Having been a long term user of clinique's high impact mascara I wasn't looking for anything else but got this as a free offer from Paulas choice and I'm a convert. Really easy clump free application for a defined but not OTT effect, a single coat is perfect for a low key daytime look, very comfortable and it wears well so generally no need to worry about it through the day. A second coat does give more impact pretty easily if thats what you want but I generally don't. (Posted on 10/10/2012)

How should this product be used?

Stroke successive coats of mascara on the upper and, if desired, lower lashes. Over-applying mascara to the lower lashes can result in a spidery look and will lead to flaking later in the day. For the most dramatic lash look, place the wand as close to the base (roots) of the upper lashes as possible. Hold the wand there, and carefully wiggle it back and forth to deposit extra mascara prior to brushing the wand through your lashes. For maximum impact, proceed with at least two full coats. Don’t let the mascara dry between coats!

Mascara is typically the last step in makeup application because you do not want any of your powder-based products to cling to wet lashes.

If you opt to use an eyelash curler, use it BEFORE applying mascara (or you will absolutely end up with broken, strangely bent lashes). Squeeze gently with even pressure, hold for a few seconds and release slowly as you move from the base of the lashes to the tip.

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What makes this product unique?

Get ready for sexy, flutter-worthy lashes! Illicit Lash Maximum Impact Mascara instantly defines, separates, and lengthens your lashes. Its specially designed rubber brush easily reaches every lash for perfect coverage, while dramatically emphasizing the base of your lashes. The lightweight formula contains plant-based conditioning agents that keep lashes soft with a subtle, fringed curl.

This mascara is 100% fragrance-free, and won't smudge, flake, or clump.

Who is this product for?

Illicit Lash Maximum Impact Mascara is for anyone looking for long-wearing mascara that beautifully defines and dramatically lengthens lashes to create a natural, soft curl.

Aqua, Acrylates Copolymer (film-forming agent), Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax (thickener), Glycerin (slip agent), Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Wax (thickener), Paraffinum Liquidum (Mineral Oil, conditioning agent), Hydrogenated Olive Oil (non-fragment conditioning plant oil), Cera Alba (Beeswax, natural wax thickener), Triethanolamine (emulsifier), Glyceryl Stearate (thickener), Stearic Acid (thickening agent), Talc (bulking agent), PVP (film-forming agent), Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil (non-fragment conditioning plant oil), Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Unsaponifiables (plant-based conditioning agent), Tocopherol (vitamin E/antioxidant), Ascorbyl Palmitate (vitamin C/antioxidant), Ascorbic Acid (vitamin C/antioxidant), Glyceryl Dibehenate (emollient), Cetearyl Octanoate (thickener), Synthetic Beeswax (thickener), Propylene Glycol (wetting agent), Panthenol (conditioning agent), PEG-100 Stearate (thickener), Cyclopentasiloxane (silicone conditioning agent), Cyclohexasiloxane (silicone conditioning agent), Tribehenin (conditioning agent), Glyceryl Behenate (emollient), Synthetic Wax (wax-based thickener), Paraffin (wax-based thickener), Polyquaternium-10 (film-forming agent), Hydroxyethylcellulose (binding agent), DMDM Hydantoin (preservative), PEG-8 (thickener), Citric Acid (pH adjuster), Dimethicone (silicone conditioning agent), Methylparaben (preservative), Propylparaben (preservative), Phenoxyethanol (preservative). May contain: Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499) (natural coloring agent).

How is Illicit Lash Maximum Impact Mascara different from Great Big Lashes Mascara?

Illicit Lash Maximum Impact Mascara is designed to lengthen lashes while adding dramatic color, an uplifted curl, and fine separation. It goes on a bit wetter and does not supply as much thickness as Great Big Lashes. Illicit Lash Maximum Impact Mascara is best for those who want a lengthening mascara that perfectly defines every last lash.

Is Illicit Lash Maximum Impact Mascara waterproof?

No; however, like most regular mascaras, Illicit Lash Maximum Impact Mascara is water-resistant. That means a minor splash or getting caught in a light rain won’t cause the mascara to break down. Getting drenched or going swimming will have that effect, so for those occasions, waterproof mascara is preferred. Paula recommends several waterproof mascaras in her books and on

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