I was lucky enough to be sent the brand new Boots No. 7 Exquisite Curl Mascara over the weekend. I got my hands on it late Sunday night when I got home from a weekend away in Wales. It was beautifully packaged as below.
What Boots say;
The aptly named Exquisite Curl Mascara has a curved brush, tailored to enhance curl and volume. The unique formula with curl-setting polymer helps keep lashes lifted throughout the day. The result? It curls lashes by up to 90 degrees. Eyes look more open and lashes extended from root to tip - get ready to va va voom!
Available in Black and Brown/Black.
What Lisa Eldridge, No. 7 make up artist and creative director says;
"This mascara gives a lift to the lashes for a wide open-eyed look. The bend in the brush helps to manipulate the lashes into place and get a good coating at the roots."
This is my eye without mascara before application;
And after application;
(This is two coats)
As you can see both my top and bottom lashes look super long.
I have used this mascara twice now and I have found that the wand really separates the lashes and makes them form a natural curve.
The mascara itself is not too "liquid-y", I have problems with mascara when the formula is quite runny, those being that because I have quite long lashes the tips rub under my eyebrows and leave black marks throughout the day. So far, I have not experienced this with Exquisite Curl Mascara.
I didn't find it to give me too much volume, but the fabulous lengthening and curve it gave my lashes make for a great flirty, girly day time look.
For evening I might choose to use this with a volumising mascara along with liquid eyeliner for a more dramatic effect.
The curved applicator wand is a winner allowing you to get right into the corners and I didn't experience any clumping at all.
You can purchase Exquisite Curl Mascara now at Boots or online at http://www.boots.com/ on its introductory offer of £10 until the 23rd February when it will go up to £13.
No. 7 is also on a 3 for 2 at the moment.