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Would I Repurchase? Maybelline the Falsies Volum' Express Flared

Moving through these mascara reviews people.

Maybelline the Falsies Volum' Express Flared - www.modenmakeup.com
Triple threat: the makings of a simple yet stunning eye look

This title is actually incorrect since this mascara was gifted to me from Heidi. She tends to 'do the most' at her Workshops and really goes the extra mile to make sure her patrons get their money's worth.

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On to the point...

Maybelline the Falsies Volum' Express Flared - www.modenmakeup.com
posted on our Facebook page March 4, 2013

"REVIEW: Maybelline's the Falsies Volum' Express Flared. Medium formula i.e not too wet or dry. Slightly curved brush with densely packed bristles. 
Pros: inexpensive, provides definition, separation and a maybe a little length (my lashes aren't particularly short). 
Cons: strong scent when first opened (goes away with use)"

I would most definitely purchase this mascara especially since I've discovered that it's a dupe for a popular YSL one (at a quarter of that price? Fo sho!). This brush/formula combination gives the drama that I love. Three coats or more may cause clumping but not to the point where it looks like you only have four eyelashes. I especially love the dark rich pigmentation of this mascara. The only thing I still don't fancy - I used this up to yesterday - is the smell. If you're sensitive to smell, this may damn near give you a headache. You don't smell it as you wear it, but upon application it's a doozy. 

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