Entirely-Sarah: Urban Decay perversion mascara

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Urban Decay perversion mascara

Urban Decay released their perversion mascara a while ago now, but one thing I never go out of my way for is mascara, my lashes aren't very impressive, but I have never really seen a great difference between high street and high end, and so I never really think about investing in an expensive one when I can get something nice on the high street. I was so excited when I got the Urban Decay perversion mascara sample in a gift with purchase I got and decided I must try it out and see what I thought to it. There is a primer that they brought out at the same time that they promoted together, however I don't tend to use a lash primer so I haven't looked into that one yet. 


The perversion mascara has a large fibre brush that is big enough to get into the lashes and catch all of them with ease, I like that it is a bristle one as I do find they are really nice, however I am not too fussy with brush shapes and sizes as long as they apply well. I am really pleased with this mascara and although it can be quite bulky and I have touched the edges of my eye with the brush one or two times it is easy to get the hang of if you have been using a thinner brush before. 

The mascara is really dark and a really nice intense black which gives the lashes an intense deep colour which I really like as it adds an element of depth and drama to the look without being to intense for every day, but deep enough that it is clear you have defined lashes.

I found that the product can be applied quick to get minimal definition for an every day look, or more precision can be used to get separated, well defined lashes. I tend to put a light layer of this one for everyday to give minimal definition and not look over done, while applying a more precises, thicker coat of the mascara to give longer length and definition to the lashes. 

I found the mascara was a fairly wet formula that seems to be drying out a little the more I have used it, having used this for a month and seeing it dry out slightly over that time, it has become easier to apply as it is quite wet when you first buy it and so does tend to transfer more if you aren't careful when you blink for about 30 seconds after application. While it is now a drier formula the transfer is very minimal if I do happen to blink or catch my lashes on my skin when I have first applied this and so it makes minimal clean up if it does catch. 

Once the mascara is on and dried it doesn't budge throughout the day. I find it holds on the lashes well keeping them looking long and dark all day without flaking or smudging under the eyes. I don't usually gravitate towards waterproof mascaras, and while this doesn't claim to be waterproof I felt I wanted to test it to see how it held up. I admit, I did test this by splashing a handful of warm water at my face just before using cleanser so that I could see how bad it may run. The mascara did run, but I would say it held up ok, for instance if I was in a huge downpour I could deal with popping to the loo when I got to my destination to just use a bit of water and tissue to wipe away any stray bits around my eyes, but it wasn't something you could go swimming in for instance. 

At £19 available on Urban Decay here I think the mascara is really good value for money, and works well on the lashes. I do feel like I may not invest in this, just because I don't always use one single mascara and I don't want to feel like I haven't go my moneys worth as I will continue to test out high street mascaras to give an indication of which ones I think are worth picking up that are cheaper. If, like me, you think £19 is a little steep, even if it is lovely, you could try a travel sized version like what I have for £8.50 and you can find that online here. I really do like this and will be sad when it is used up and I go back to my usual drugstore mascaras, so definitely check it out if you get the chance. 


12 comments:

  1. This sounds like a great mascara. I always think mascara is one of the most important parts of makeup. It makes all the difference.

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    1. It really does, it totally completes the look! x

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  2. Ahh I'm glad you got on with this as I didn't at all! I found it so lack lustre for the price, it just gently coated and didn't provide me much oompf - always nice to hear that it works for other people though!

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    1. I find mascaras so personal! I have had a few that people have loved and not liked them or felt a bit meh about, I think it all depends on your natural lashes and what you like, it wasn't the best mascara ive ever used, but it was definitely one that was a lot better than most as I have awful eye lashes! x

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  3. I haven't used this for ages but remember liking it. I prefer mascaras with a big fat brush though like Too Faced BTS and Big Fatty Mascara by Urban Decay.

    Kara
    www.spreadthesparkle.co.uk
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    1. I haven't tried either of those but the too faced one is high on my list of ones to try, I think brush makes a huge difference! x

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  4. I loved this I had a sample too and really enjoyed it it has a great brush xx

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    1. I love getting samples its so easy to try them out and see what you like without committing to a full size if your unsure x

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  5. I never buy into high end mascara just because I like to have a few on the go! Sounds like this is a good one though! xx

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    1. I'm usually the same, I also feel like a lot of the high street ones are so good too, so I think its easy to get a nice one on a budget x

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  6. I really love this mascara! I've had so many sample tubes of it in varying sizes over the years!! It layers really nicely too xxx

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    1. I like this one, not sure I want to commit to a full tube, but I think it was one I will definitely remember if I want a nicer high end mascara x

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