|Manna Kadar Eyelash Primer|
I'll admit, I was dubious as to whether eyelash primers were really necessary. Sometimes I feel there are a lot of products on the market that perhaps we don't actually really need, but that's the beauty industry I guess. It seemed to me that eyelash primer was just another thing to put on and remember and if you've not got much time in the mornings then it's a bit of a pain in the neck.
That said, I was pleased with the Manna eyelash primer. It lengthened my lashes and was the perfect undercoat for mascara, (reviewed last year in Why A Glossybox Subscription is a Good Idea) I started to use it regularly though and I thought I would try another brand to see if it was the same. On an online trip to www.beautybay.com I found one from blinc, a brand I'd heard of but never used. Their lash primer was on sale so it seemed that it was meant to be.
Unfortunately the blinc primer was not as good as the Manna one, it was gloopy (see photo) and made my eyelashes feel heavy, and the brush was bigger and didn't suit my lashes, I didn't rate it at all. I went back to the Manna one which by this time was nearly all gone as I'd used it so much. I did debate whether to replace it, I even went onto the Manna website to check it out then decided that I would give it a miss. I think eyelash primers are a good idea, I like the thought of them nourishing and strengthening my eyelashes and they do give a lengthening appearance once mascara is applied.
That said, I've decided they aren't on my list of "must have" products, not like say, a face primer would be and therefore it's better to save my money and buy a product that I really like and know I will use rather than have one that I don't use much and then have it go off.
Any thoughts on eyelash primers?
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Manna Kadar and blinc
|Manna Kadar and blinc (quite gloopy)|