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Rimmel London Scandaleyes Retro Glam Mascara

Rimmel London Scandaleyes Retro Glam Mascara

By RIMMEL
4.4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars65%
  • 4 Stars23%
  • 3 Stars7%
  • 2 Stars4%
  • 1 Star2%
#64 in Mascara

• Bold, wide-eyed false lash look.
• Exclusive hour-glass brush shaped to the lash line to plump lashes, fanning them up and out for bold, wide-eyed volume.
• Volume stretched to the extreme. No clumps!

Rimmel London Scandaleyes Retro Glam Mascara
Rimmel London Scandaleyes Retro Glam Mascara
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Jennifer D.
Jennifer D.
Rosamond, CA

215 reviews

So I've been using this mascara for a long time now and it definitely has some pros and cons. I purchased this one at Walmart and the pricing is good. The packaging reminds me of a retro vibe and I thought I'd be in love with the brush but I found that I'm not so much in love with it after struggling a few times. My lashes naturally curl pretty close to my lid and I always end up with mascara where I don't want it. The formula is okay but is is kinda clumpy and the brush applies too much so you end up with it caked on and not doing really what you want. I find that they don't really look like false lashes or really lashes for that matter.

I do like it for days when I just want more products but most days I seem to want to have a "my lashes but better" look. This doesn't deliver that too much. I wish the formula was a bit easier to work with and didn't get so clumpy. Also there is enough fallout for me to have to check throughout the day that my under-eyes don't look like I've gotten a black eye. My 6-year-old niece saw me and said "you have black stuff under your eye." Brutal but honest and I can't walk around all the time looking in the mirror.

Fun for some situations but not the best for everyday.
Anisha T.
Anisha T.
London

19 reviews

I have already written a review on this product on my blog, so to see that check out the link below:
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So my first impression was generally really good, the mascara really made my lashes look thicker and longer. But now that I've been using it more and more frequently, I've noticed that the actual mascara is very clumpy. The hourglass shaped brush really does not help either! Sometimes I get a good application and it looks amazing but this product is kind of hit and miss. There are quite a few days when this mascara just doesn't work, so in that sense it has let me down quite a lot! Wouldn't recommend it for daily use.

Aria M.
Aria M.
Greensboro, NC

12 reviews

I. Love. This. Mascara! I've gone through about 6 tubes of it because it's so amazing! It makes my lashes appear so dark and long, and sometimes if I'm going somewhere after school, I can layer another coat over the previous 2-3 coats I usually wear in the morning, and my lashes will look like they're falsies! I guess the only downside is how clumpy it gets when it starts to dry out, but thats probably just because I wait as long as possible to buy a new one lol
And for the price point ($6-7) you can't really go wrong! Give it a try!
(Also, I don't know why it came with an eyeliner this time... Not that I'm complaining haha)
Michelle E.
Michelle E.
Whitinsville, MA

5 reviews

All lashes up to this mascara!!! I have naturally LONGGGG eyelashes which I LOVE but it's extremely hard finding a mascara that plays nice with my eyelashes!!! I've had to throw out countless tubes of mascara because they simply would not work with my lashes! Previous to finding this gem, I was using Lancome Hypnose which worked well. But in a pinch I had to purchase a drugstore mascara, Rimmel Scandeleyes, so let's just say I will be $15 richer monthly from here on out!!! Scandaleyes completely blew away any of my prior mascara purchases!!! Thank goodness I no longer dread mascara application time anymore!
Tamara K.
Tamara K.
parma, OH

25 reviews

Let me start by admitting, am a mascara JUNKIE! an addict so to speak. if I could only wear one makeup item, mascara would be it. I have tried countless mascaras, from cheap dollar store, to expensive name brand. Rimmel's Scandaleyes Retro glam is by far my favorite! it has amazing coverage, it's bold, and it doesn't dry out and it lasts forever! this is my favorite, and I first tried it when it came out about 2 years ago. being the mascara junkie I am, I was still on a hunt for even better. 30+ mascaras later, this is still my go-to. it honestly makes your eyes POP!
Kaitlyn D.
Kaitlyn D.
Jacksonville, FL

8 reviews

This is the best mascara that I have ever used. I got it for free in my Influenster vox box, and now I refuse to buy anything else. I can get this at Ulta for under $7 and it thickens and lengthens my lashes. Sometimes it takes a few minutes longer to dry than other mascaras, but it is worth it because of the amazing look afterwards. If you want your eyelashes to look like you've got extensions in, this is your product. No clumps at all! It also comes in a waterproof option, which is also just as great as this one. I would recommend to anyone, definitely a 10/10.
Barbara R.
Barbara R.
Clementon, NJ

5 reviews

This mascara really makes your lashes look much longer and fuller. So if that's the look you're going for, this will do the trick. However, sometimes the lashes appear fake or dirty. Another con to this product is that it is so aggravating to remove. Sure, you can use makeup removal products, or a soft tissue / cotton ball, but it's a hassle. I'd rather stick to another brand at this point. If you're going on a first date or nice event, and looking to make a great impression, this is a great mascara. I don't recommend it for everyday, casual use, though.
erikka m.
erikka m.
Jonesboro, AR

4 reviews

This is the only mascara I use. I have tried high end department store brands & I always go back to this one. I have very sensitive eyes & this is the only one that doesn't irritate them. It is very thick so I swipe off some of it on a tissue then apply it. I love the brush design it really helps get all of my lashes. If I do get in a hurry & get it on my skin I just let it dry & remove with a q-tip it comes right off. I also love that it's carbon black like the blackest black it really makes your eyes pop.
Amber R.
Amber R.
Homestead, FL

60 reviews

I absolutely love the brush that comes with this mascara, I tend to be a fan of the typical spoolie-type bristles rather than the rubber ones that many come with now. The size of the brush in combination with the wet formula really separate and lengthen my lashes. The packaging is great, too. It does look very retro. My only complaint would be that since the formula is very wet, it takes a while to dry and I often get that awful transfer onto my lids when I open my eyes. Other than that, great mascara!
Alicia C.
Alicia C.
Tucson, AZ

7 reviews

This is by far my FAVORITE drugstore mascara, and may even rival some high end brands. I use it daily, and have recommended it to all of my friends. If you're looking for a rich, black coverage and volume, this is the one to go for! It can come out a bit clumpy, as if does give you the "retro glam" look it advertises, but it's easy enough to swipe the brush on the edge of the bottle to make sure you get a lighter coating. It gives my lashes a full, fanned out appearance with a nice curl!
Cheyenne M.
Cheyenne M.
Winter Park, FL

10 reviews

Who all highly recommends this?
Angelica A.
Angelica A.
London ontario

17 reviews

Does it actually work? And make eyelashes stand out ?
Amber D.
Amber D.
Front Royal, VA

52 reviews

I have been wanting to try this one ..does it lengthen and add volume? and does it clump?? I hate when a mascara makes my lashes clumpy!!
Mary H.
Mary H.
Augusta, GA

26 reviews

Is it just me, or does this seem to clump up horribly? It is odd, but on one eye it seems to do GREAT and then I go to apply it to the next and I have to almost literally pull my lashes apart.
Cassandra G.
Cassandra G.
Boulder, CO

69 reviews

Does this one clump easily or does it work well?

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