Once again, I’m back with a review of CLIO’s latest mascara range where each mascara is actually inspired by a different hair salon treatment. Salon inspired lashes here we come.
As you can see these mascaras come in 3 different formulas :
001 Hair Roll Cara
Simulate Hair Rollers for extra volume
002 Roll Brush Cara
Mimic Round Hair Brush For curling effect
003 Finger Cara
Contains 228 bristles at the tip that replicate the action of hairstylist hands for lengthening and volume
from Left to Right : 003,002,001
You guys know the drill, I like how Clio’s products are packaged. Always of good quality and sleek looking. Clio Salon de Cara in 003 Finger Cara comes in a larger packaging because of the bonus eyelash curler included.
The first mascara I tried was 001 Hair Roll Cara. This brush simulates a hair roller which is hollow in the middle. It builds volume by coating each lash strand with polymers that instantly give va va voom lashes.
The brush on this is smaller and pretty interesting. I liked the effect of this mascara the most when I first tried it and with more use, I began to enjoy layering this with 002 for an added curl boost. I like volume and thickness in my lashes so this mascara really does the job perfectly. Something I did notice though was that the formula is wetter and I have to be careful to not blink my eyes too much after application or it would get on my lids. Otherwise it does a pretty good job at volumising.
The second mascara I tried was 002 Roll brush Cara. The brush on this mascara is thicker to simulate a hairbrush and the formula is slightly drier. The curl memory formula in this mascara gives lashes dramatic curl that last longer.
For me personally I think that this mascara gives a decent pretty curl. I did not notice any drooping of lashes after wear but I did feel that my lashes felt a little bit heavier after putting on this mascara. I like how it separates and gives a pretty curl and how easy it truly is to remove. It doesn’t volumise as well as 001 Hair Roll Cara, but the curl and separating effect is pretty.
The last mascara I tested out was 003 Finger Cara. The wand is pretty special and it basically mimics the stylist hands to achieve some volume and length in the lashes. It basically claims to combine to best of both worlds to give gorgeous lashes.
This is the mascara I liked the most. It lengthens without excessive clumping and it holds a curl very well. Only thing is that the formula is pretty wet or it might just be the case with it being a new tube, so you got to be careful not to let it get all over the lid.
Overall, I really like the effect of 003 Finger Cara the most. It combines the best of length and volume, which is something my short straight lashes benefit from. It stays put pretty much once it’s dried and I love the easy removal because it slides right off with warm water.
Have you tried these mascaras and which one do you prefer?