Product Review: ZuZu Luxe Mascara in Espresso

Zuzu Luxe mascara Espresso

Women have been coming up with ways to darken their eyelashes for thousands of years, but sometimes there still doesn’t seem to be a decent basic mascara on the market. Clumpy, flaky, itch-provoking mascaras exist at all price points, from drugstore to prestige (yes, I’m looking at you, Hourglass and Tarte Cosmetics!). I already have fairly long, dark lashes, but I still have trouble finding a simple solution to my quest for increased (yet not over-the-top) length and definition.

LUSH Eyes Right is one product that has met my (very basic!) specifications, and ZuZu Luxe Mascara is another.

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Product Review: LUSH Emotional Brilliance Eyes Right Mascara


Over the past week or two, I’ve been trying several products from LUSH’s new “Emotional Brilliance” cosmetics line. (You can read my previous posts about Emotional Brilliance here and here.) One item I’ve been enjoying is Eyes Right Mascara, a simple but innovative mascara that contains natural ingredients and a minimum of preservatives.

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Product Review: Sunday Riley The Influencer Mascara

I’ve been looking for a new mascara for a while.

I’m very difficult to please in this category. I’m not sure why: my lashes are already fairly long and dark, so I don’t need a product that claims to make them look ONE THOUSAND TIMES thicker or one that gives the effect of false lashes. (Why would I want to wear false lashes, or have anyone think that I am, anyway? I’m not a burlesque performer.) I don’t have easily irritated eyes or any need for a waterproof formula, either. I just want to add a little extra length and definition. It shouldn’t be a tall order. Continue reading “Product Review: Sunday Riley The Influencer Mascara”