• Sarah Nantel

MOM REVIEW: DAO'S FIBER LASH MASCARA



PRODUCT REVIEWED ON: NOVEMBER 8, 2016

PRICE WHEN REVIEWED: $28.48

I feel like I'm constantly on the hunt for a new mascara to try, so I was really excited to test out Dao's Fiber Lash Mascara. I've never used anything like it before!

HOW WE TESTED

It comes in a box with two tubes - one for the mascara gel and one for the fibers. The enclosed pamphlet shows that it is to be applied in three steps:

  1. First you coat your lashes with the mascara gel.

  2. Apply a coat of fibers before the gel dries.

  3. Apply a second coat of the mascara gel to seal in the fibers.


I found that this product takes a little getting used to, so I made sure to test it out several times before giving my final review. When I first applied it, I made the mistake of doing my mascara in the order that I normally would (with my foundation already done). There is quite a bit of fallout, and the fibers stuck to my foundation and were very difficult to remove. The second time around I learned my lesson and applied it before any of my other makeup. I wiped away the fibers with a damp cotton pad.

Although I loved the look of my lashes after using this mascara, due to the fact that it's a three step process and the fallout of the fibers, this is not the product for me. Having said that, mascara is a very personal preference type of product, so you may have a totally different opinion than me!



MILK AND CONFETTI MOM VERDICT

PROS:

  • Once I was happy with the application, I found that the fibers really lengthened my lashes and gave a beautiful fluffy effect that lasted all day.

  • The mascara and fibers were easily removed with a cotton pad and eye makeup remover (like a traditional mascara).

CONS:

  • The fibers had a tendency to fall out during the day. I didn't feel confident knowing that there could be fibers on my face at any given time!

  • It's too time consuming to be applying mascara in three steps on a daily basis. As a mom with two young children, I rarely have too much time to get ready, so I don't want to over-complicate my makeup routine. I would have no issue taking the time for a special occasion, but I think that I could achieve a similar look with traditional mascara. I could even go for false lashes which would also be time consuming (because I'm horrible at applying them), but I wouldn't have to worry about any fallout




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