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Clinique High Impact™ Mascara
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Clinique High Impact™ Mascara

BY CLINIQUE #39 in Mascara

4.3 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars59%
  • 4 Stars26%
  • 3 Stars9%
  • 2 Stars4%
  • 1 Star2%
4.38 / 5 based on 1,546 Reviews

Product Description

Benefits: Volumized

Kicks up the volume and length of each and every lash. Pure, deep colour only adds to the impact. Lashes get instant volume and length.

Ophthalmologist tested

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  • I have straight Asian lashes that are hard to curl. So I need a m...2 Answers
  • Wanna try this one but little worried about the price is this wor...6 Answers
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Clinique High Impact™ Mascara
Clinique High Impact™ Mascara
Reviews (1546)
Q&A (28)
Media (148)
  • "It makes my lashes look longer but it doesn't really make them curl that much, which I am completely fine with because I like more of the natural looks." in 23 reviews
  • "This mascara however, gave my lashes a nice natural look without clumps and not once did I have to wipe under my eyes because it was melting from my bottom lashes." in 8 reviews
  • "I have sensitive eyes and wear contacts and haven't had any issues from that perspective, but prefer waterproof mascara." in 7 reviews
  • "It is also a very dark mascara so adds the look of natural looking false lashes rather than mascara." in 5 reviews
  • "I have naturally long lashes but this mascara didn't make them look any longer and curlier as other mascaras I've used." in 5 reviews
Emily J.
219 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Review for: Black more...
I absolutely love this mascara for so many reasons!

So what exactly are the pros?
Well, for starters the packaging is nice and very easy to travel with. Another good thing about this product is the price. Although 20 dollars may be expensive for some people, I feel like it is an investment that really pays off.

The product itself has a very simple smell. Additionally, the brush is a very good size that is easy to apply mascara with. I find that this makes your lashes look beautiful and volumized, but still natural.

So what are the cons?

For me, the only con I noticed was a bit of clumping. There wasn’t a lot, but it is enough to mention. Additionally, I do notice sometimes this product does flake. Every mascara does, but I have noticed it a little more with this product.

So, overall, I would highly recommend this product. Although there are a few cons, the pros really go above and beyond. :)
Jess F.
Southern Pnes, NC
19 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Black more...
I really enjoyed this product when I first received a sample size - but within a week of using it began to severely irritate my eyes (and I’ve never had any issues with irritation from drugstore or high end mascaras) and began to flake off within a couple hours of wear. Luckily I had another small, unopened sample to see if this was a one off. Unfortunately, this tube was worse! More irritation and it was impossible to get off - to the point where I read the tube 9 or 10 times to make sure I didn’t miss the word “waterproof.” Great length to my lashes though
Ursulajoe ..
Sacramento, CA
82 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Black more...
Have been using for 10 years. My lashes come out perfectly each and every time. No clumps. Good pigment. I can curl my lashes with the brush and I can put on 3 coats with out it becoming spider legs. I have purchased/owned close to 50 of these. That’s how much I love it. The brush is the best I’ve ever used. Even if I run out and I have a sample or another mascara, I’ll dip this brush into it to get product and it still doesn’t clump or get gross. Very very very happy customer!!
Vasavi K.
Beaumont, TX
141 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Review for: Black more...
Worst mascara I have ever used in my life. I don’t think I have ever needed to give a product 1 star but this one I just had to. I got a mini version of this as a sample from Sephora with my points. I can’t believe I spent points on this because this literally irritated my eyes so badly!! I don’t have very sensitive eyes and I never have problems with other mascaras. Not only did this mascara immediately irritate my eyes but it also didn’t do anything for my lashes!
Ashley S.
Farmingtn Hls, MI
105 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: Black/Brown more...
I was given a sample of this in sample bag that I received after making a purchase. This is by far one of the best mascaras that I have tried yet. The applicator allows it to apply on very smoothly and volumizes my lashes incredibly. I would definitely recommend this, and I will be purchasing it once my current mascara runs out.
Rachael F.
Pittsburgh, PA
10 reviews
Review for: Black/Brown more...
I have been using this mascara since I was 14! I love it for my everyday look and every time I wear it I always receive compliments on my eyes. I have blue eyes, so they are very sensitive and other formulas can cause irritation, but never had that issue with clinique. My only complaint is that after 10+ wears, the mascara tends to easily clump on the brush. Hoping they change that brush soon. I have tried several different brands, but this one always tends to be my go-to.
Allie M.
Kansas City, MO
17 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: Black more...
Obsessed with this mascara! I am really picky about my mascaras because I have fairly long eyelashes but they're blonde and very fine. This mascara is super lightweight keeping your lashes curled after application. The brush has super fine and long bristles making it really easy to apply to both top and bottom lashes while adding volume. This mascara is very fairly priced at only $18.00. 
Vivian Y.
Farmington Hills , MI
157 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Review for: Black/Brown more...
I've often had a hard time finding mascaras that work for me and what I want. Granted, my expectations of mascara are very simple - length and soft color. I received a mini of this from cashing in my sephora points and boy was I surprised how much I loved it. So I'm back buying the full size. This specific clinique mascara is exactly what I'm looking for. The description paints this product as adding volume and length, but I have not experienced much extra volume. The formula is a good medium between dry and wet, though I feel it leans towards the dry side more and I've never had any issues with smudging during the day. If you're looking for very dramatic, dark, falsies style lashes this isn't the product for you. But for more natural barely-there, long baby lashes this does the trick beautifully.
Sarah S.
Denver, CO
98 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: Black more...
This mascara was my go to for years before recently switching to the lash doubling mascara (also by Clinique). Both products work really well although I did find that if I got even the least bit damp walking in mist or snow that the High Impact MAscara would leave rings under my eyes. It did, however, go on very easily without clumps and was easy to layer for a dramatic night-out look.
Chelsea T.
New Brunswick, NJ
211 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Review for: Black more...
This is a decent mascara. It gives good volume without being too clumpy. It’s also pretty reasonably priced. It is kind of difficult to get off my eyes though. It’s not my favorite mascara, but I️ do enjoy it. I️ literally have never used any Clinique product before, I️ don’t know why I was never interested. I️ am going to give them more of a chance and check out some more products.
Sarah A.
Denver, CO
28 reviews
Black brown or just black? Which one is your favorite? I have blue eyes and always wear the plain black, but sometimes black/brown gives a fun dimension.
Alizza M.
16 reviews
Is this a clumpy mascara?
claudia G.
Houston, TX
29 reviews
My eyelashes are very thin and short does this mascara make them longer ?
Carrie C.
Zephyrhills, FL
54 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Does it smudge? I have oily eyelids, and most mascaras will start smudging by the afternoon (especially on my lower lid), even with a primer. I'm desperate to find the perfect mascara for me!!!
Kaitlynn G.
90 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
How many layers of this could you do before it starts flaking or becoming messy?

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