In a cruel freak of nature mutation, I wound up with the short end of the lash stick. Both my sister and my daughter have beautiful long lashes and I end up looking like the albino in The DaVinci Code if I don't slather on mascara every day.
But recently, my genetically superior sister shared a product recommendation with me.
Benefit's They're Real! mascara.
I rushed right out to get it, but couldn't pull the trigger on another disappointing $20-plus mascara...until I saw the $10 mini version. Since I never use up an entire tube of mascara before the expiration (three months, people!) this was a perfect compromise. Plus, it takes up less room in my overstuffed makeup case. I may not have won the lash lottery, but I got the shrewd genes.
And the comedy ones.
Anyhoo, it's a great mascara. It really lengthens and defines the lashes (those that I actually have...) and stays put through most of the day. Then washes off with water and is easily removed with a swipe of remover. I would maybe complain that it doesn't make the lashes look that much thicker, but it's kind of splitting hairs.
See...I'm funny so it makes up for my puny eyelashes.