Today I wanna review Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara. I've seen lots and lots of good reviews on this mascara, so I had always wanted to try it. Also, my one mascara broke and my backup mascara dried out, and I had a wedding the next day, so off to Ulta I went to buy some mascara, and I figured, hey, let's try that Too Faced Mascara!
This mascara makes lots of claims.
I don't know how they come up with these numbers, like 1944% more volume? Who comes up with these figures? While I have doubts about these numbers, I figured I would give it a shot.
First, I was oddly surprised by how heavy the handle of the tube is. Not the mascara tube part, but the handle you hold it. It caught me off guard. That's not a pro or con, it's just odd. Like why is it so heavy?
Second, the black of this mascara is the blackest black, which I love. I like my mascara and my clothes as black as I can. Like whatever dude is blacker than black, I want that.
Third, I find the formula to be slightly drying. I've seen a few reviews saying it's too wet, but I don't feel like that's the case for me. It's not like so dry its unmanageable, but it's kind of dry. It's a pretty good formula over all. I rarely have flaking, and I never have raccoon eyes by the end of the day.
Fourth, the brush is like a "bombshell" shaped brush; thick at the top and bottom and skinny in the middle. It's not my favorite. I prefer thin brushes, because I have two sets of lashes and I want each little lash coated. Big plush brushes usually tend to make a mess of my eyelids and under my eyelids. Surprisingly, I haven't had many issues with this brush, but I have had some.
Fifth, it is an easily buildable formula. It's easy to apply 2-3 coats if you need to. One is good enough for me, but when I feel daring, I go for 2-3 and it's like BOOM lashes. This is just one coat:
Overall, despite its drawbacks, I do like this mascara. Do I like it $23 worth? Probably not. I'm gonna try the Pacifica one again, it's cheaper and I'm hoping that a lot of my skin issues were caused by my thyroid, and using it this time won't make my eyes have an eczema flare up again. Either way, I'm glad I tried it. It's got a fun cheeky name and it's glamorous packaging, but it didn't live up to all the hype I thought it should've lived up too. I'm not disappointed or anything. But my suggestion? Wait until you get a coupon to try it.