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Makeup Ambush Results In 3-D Mascara Review

Abby is on the job sitting cross legged in her PJs (gray bottoms & white top with a gray collar) with a teal Abby logo laptop on her lap. Sporting her signature explosive hairstyle, she is wearing a headset with microphone and her white cane is propped up next to her.

Makeup Ambush Results In 3-D Mascara Review

4-panel collage close up of left eyelashes. Described in the post.
Image #1

In last week’s post, Makeup Ambush In The Parking Lot, I promised a review of Makeover Essentials 3D Mascara Duo. Before I share my results, what is 3D mascara?

Depending on the look you are trying to achieve, 3D fiber lash mascara is a multi-step process. The steps include fibers and gel in addition to optional regular mascara.

One eye at a time alternate products like so:

  1. Begin with a coat of regular mascara (this step is optional)
  2. Apply a coat of gel
  3. Next, apply the fibers to the lashes before the gel dries
  4. Finally, add another coat of gel to set the fibers

Prior to my recent experience with 3D fiber lash mascara, I tried it several years ago and wasn’t impressed. Not only was my first impression underwhelming I felt the process of application was messy. To be fair, I wasn’t expecting fiber lashes in the kit I ordered and was very disappointed with them.

3-d mascara description is in the body of the post
Image #2

This go-round was a better experience because I understood the process and I liked the outcome. In comparison with false eyelashes, 3D fiber mascara was much easier for me to handle. This particular brand was nice because of the contrasting color of the gel (white) and fiber (black) wands. On a side note, personally, I wouldn’t use the product every day because of the cost and steps involved. However, for special occasions, I will be going for a more glamorous long, lush, lash look.

It should be noted I am not being compensated for this review as it’s only my personal assessment mainly on the process not so much the brand. What is your experience with falsies or fiber mascara? I’d love to hear your thoughts.

Image Descriptions:

  • Image #1 Is a collage (clockwise from the top left):
    • In #1 our model with her natural short, sparse lashes
    • #2 one coat of mascara
    • #3 and #4 are the finished look after the application of gel and fibers
  • Image #2 Makeover Essentials 3D Mascara Duo gel and fiber wands. The gel is the white wand and the black wand has the fibers.

Have a nice weekend!! ~Abby

 

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Lucky Makeup Ambush In The Parking Lot

Abby is on the job sitting cross legged in her PJs (gray bottoms & white top with a gray collar) with a teal Abby logo laptop on her lap. Sporting her signature explosive hairstyle, she is wearing a headset with microphone and her white cane is propped up next to her.

Lucky Makeup Ambush In The Parking Lot

Yoo Hoo!!! Did you ladies get your makeup bags?

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Image #1 Book Of Color II & Makeup Remover Cloths

If I was ever in doubt about the female genetic makeup, last night was the perfect example. We heard the voices call out. Startled? No, we were lucky.

Under normal circumstances, we would have jumped in the car and told our friend to step on the gas. The only thing preventing such a rapid departure? Two words—’Makeup bags!’

Safety? Nah, We’re Talkin’ Makeup Here

My besties and I were finishing up our fun outing by browsing around in a craft store. Purchases made, as we left the store and headed to the car these two young women call out to us from across the parking lot. Judging by the excitement of my friends I knew something big was about to happen.

When the women got closer to us I could see the gift bags and could barely contain my excitement as they handed us our swag. Lucky? Too good to be true? You betcha, but they already had us hook, line, and sinker.

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Image #2 3D Mascara, Eye Shadow & Blush/Bronzer Palettes

I place the blame solely on the endorphins induced by the presence of what looked like presents. So after a quick spiel on the merits of the cosmetic line www.makeover-essentials.com, I was sold, actually, truth be told we all were sold.

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Image #3 Makeup Kit, Lip, Eye & Blush Brushes, and Lip Color

Since all I really wanted was the 3D Mascara, everything else (makeup remover cloths, kit, and booklet) were bonuses. But I had to go all girly-girl by gushing “oh how cute is this?” In response to the items in the bag.

Before I go any further, I am not being compensated for writing this post and the goal here is simply to share my excitement with you by describing the contents of the bag.

Photo Descriptions:

  • Image #1 Book Of Color II box & Makeup Remover Cloths | Image of the Book of Color II makeup kit (described below) and a package of makeup remover cloths.
  • Image #2 3D Mascara, Eye Shadow & Blush/Bronzer Palettes | White end of mascara duo is the lash gel which is applied after using regular mascara, the black end is the fibers applied after the gel, then seal the fibers with another coat of gel.  The eyeshadow palette has 8 colors, blush/bronzer palette has two blushes a bronzer and highlighter.
  • Image #3 Makeup Kit, Brushes, and Lip Color | The Book of Color II is a makeup kit that comes in a cushioned black zippered pouch. The kit has 1 pink lip gloss, 2 applicators, and the eyeshadow, blush/bronzer described in #2.

Next week I will share my review on the 3D mascara.

Have a great weekend! ~Abby