Clinique High Lengths Mascara – Review

Posted by Lipglossiping On June - 16 - 2010

When I saw the Clinique High Lengths Mascara wand a few months ago…

It gave me a shiver.  And not in a good way.  It looks freakin’ terrifying!  Organic… like it’s gonna whip me or bite me or something slightly kinky.  And I repeat, not in a good way!

Still… yano… I had to buy it anyway *blush*

I generally find Clinique’s packaging a bit fud… am I the only one?  My Mum has skirts with those big floral prints on ’em.

You can see the extent of the curve to the wand… it’s serious… and takes a little bit of positioning to get it to align with my lashes.  Infact, it doesn’t align THAT well at all on me, it’s obviously something that’s going to be hugely dependant on the shape of your lashline…

The green bit is flexible and despite it’s odd curvature, doesn’t cause me any problems taking it out or pushing it back into the tube.  It’s also worth noting that the brush seems to pick up a perfect amount of product each time it appears from the neck of the tube.

Once I’ve got the wand positioned the best I can manage, things get a lot more interesting!

Those spiky little teeth grab my lashes and I can FEEL the pull as I wiggle the wand through from root to tip.  There’s some proper resistance there as I comb the wand through… it’s almost poetic.  The effect is beautiful separation and definition.  I’ve never used a wand that does this so well.

Clinique High Lengths Mascara is a lovely lengthening mascara that (after a couple of run throughs) coats each lash with just the right amount of product and really does allow you to get right to the root of the lash without splodging product allover your eyelid.

We’re not talking false lash effect mascara superstardom here, but it’s a great product for lovely long lashes and one that I’ll happily repurchase.

Clinique High Lengths Mascara is a very reasonable £14.50 (considering high street mascaras are approaching that figure now!).  You can buy online or on counter.


22 Responses to “Clinique High Lengths Mascara – Review”

  1. Catriona says:

    Wow, that looks great! It’s got that kind of “I’m not wearing much mascara, my lashes are naturally this awesome” effect that I love!

    Now to convince myself that I need another mascara…that shouldn’t be difficult. :)

  2. liloo says:

    how long are your lashes, woah.
    so jealous xx
    before and after photo is absoloutely ah-ma-zing

  3. Oh now I want one… I absolutely lurve the definition it gives the lashes!

  4. Sophie says:

    That looks amazing! I’m quite fond of Clinique mascaras – found a sample of the High Impact and have been loving it. Would like to try this one too!

  5. Scientific Housewife says:

    Wow looks great!

  6. beautyh2t says:

    oh dear, now I want one bad, that looks like cracking defintion my lashes are crying out for,

    Bx

  7. Jasmine says:

    GORGEOUS.

    How does it hold up with humidity? Does it smudge with perspiration and grease? Does the curl weaken over the day? Is it difficult to remove?

    God this mascara is keeping me up with sleepless nights…your eyelashes are exquisite, I want them!

  8. Lillian says:

    Wow that looks wonderful to me! I quite like the look of the weird curved brush. You’ve got lovely eyelashes anyway :)

  9. It looks awesome on you! This is one of our favourite mascaras of all time – it’s nice to have a novelty brush that actually DOES what it claims!

    xx

    thebeautybite.blogspot.com

  10. muamontreal says:

    Nice ! It gives the same effect as the Telescopic, don’t you think ? Lots of length, not that much volume but a nice natural look !

    Caro xxx

  11. lara says:

    i love this mascara! i recently gifted a tube to my baby sister and she says people have been asking her if her lashes are fake : ) it’s a definite winner in my book!

  12. kirstie says:

    absolutely love this product, it’s terrific!

  13. Elsie Barley says:

    Your eyelashes look amazing but does it smudge at all?

  14. Interesting, and it looks great! I have a mascara with an identical wand by the brand Flirt! (both brands are owned by Estee Lauder, so the wand similarity isn’t a shocker) But I’ve not gotten around to trying it….now I may have to dig out the box today!

  15. Lindsay says:

    Great review! I’ve been wanting to try this mascara out for a while now.

  16. Anitacska says:

    Wow, this is fantastic! I’ll definitely check this out. Didn’t get the Bourjois one because the tester in my local Superdrug had so much mascara on the wand, it really put me off. But this looks awesome. :)

  17. gio says:

    Wow, you lashes look amazing! I usually prefer mascaras that gives more volume but I really love how this look on you and how defines it makes lashes.

  18. Redtiger21 says:

    Your lashes look fantastic!!!! And you’re right, it’s not actually that much more than say a Max Factor or No 7 mazzy!

  19. […] had to get the Clinique High Lenghts mascara after seeing it on Charlottes blog, I’ve been looking for a really good lengthening mascara so hopefully this will work […]

  20. laura says:

    I just stop using this and switch to Revitalash mascara so far its doing good!

  21. andrea says:

    Seductive eyes start with the lashes…Many thanks to Revitalash for giving me great looking lashes.

  22. amanda says:

    Now you can finally get the look of long, lush lashes and shapely brows you’ve always dreamed of. With Revitalash you can get gorgeous eye reminiscent of old HOllywood without the lash extensions and eyebrow pencils.

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