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Would I 'Repurchase'? Urban Decay Big Fatty Mascara

Thankfully Sephora is really good regarding gift with purchase and samples. That's how I came about this little number.

From the site: "Get the biggest, fattest, THICKEST lashes imaginable with our newly re-formulated mascara. Lengthens lashes while enhancing curl and moisturizing. All this in a redesigned art-deco tube with the fattest brush out there for lashes that stand up and shout!
UD knows that size does matter and to prove it we've given Big Fatty a big fat makeover.

Our new high-tech formula works to volumize, lengthen, curl and fan lashes out, thanks to our uniquely-shaped, molded brush. It has bristles that wrap around its tip, perfect for pumping up those tiny bottom lashes and getting into corners without the need for a separate wand.

No need to worry about clumpiness, either. Apply multiple coats for a buildable, virtually weightless, smudge and flake-proof look that provides ultra-long wear.
This high-tech, moisturizing formula with Hemp Seed Oil, Vitamin E, Jojoba Oil and Purisilk SPB, rejuvenates, hydrates and prevents free radical damage, all that while looking ultra-hot in our new art deco design. The two of you are going to be unstoppable together. Fill Weight: 15ml e 0.51 US fl oz"

The wand in that picture doesn't look like the sample I have. And that always makes me wonder if sample and full size mascaras are always the same.

Urban Decay Big Fatty Mascara sample -
Urban Decay Big Fatty Mascara sample packaging -
Urban Decay Big Fatty Mascara sample -
Urban Decay Big Fatty Mascara sample packaging -

There are some flat grooves running vertically on the tapered wand that the mascara collects in; very weird. The tiny rubber bristles get right to the base of the lashes are great for separation and definition. The tip is excellent for fanning out the outer corner lashes for that dramatic look I love. Apart from the clumping, I agree with the press blurb. Maybe mine clumped cause I had it for a while, I dunno... Another interesting point to note is that a lot of mascara comes out on the wand. I had to wipe off the excess each time. It looks like the packaging has been revamped so the tube has a more narrow opening. That should have alleviated that problem.

This retails for $20USD on Urban Decay's site or Sephora. I'd love to try the full size of this mascara but I don't really know if it's worth that much. 

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