Kiehl’s Marvelous Mineral Mascara Review, Photos, Swatches

Kiehl's Mineral Mascara
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Quick Review: Kiehl’s Marvelous Mineral Mascara

Kiehl’s Brown-Black Marvelous Mineral Mascara ($16.50 for 0.16 oz.) is designed to give lashes “natural-looking length and volume.” This is a mascara that totally meets its claims: it adds length and volume but does so in an effortlessly natural way. If you are looking for sky-high lashes and dramatic definition and color, this is not the right mascara for you; it’s just not supposed to do those things. On the other hand, if you like softer-looking lashes with nice length and a boost in volume, it’s one to consider. I had no issues with wear at all; no smudging, flaking, or budging after eight hours.

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  • Product: 29/30
  • Value: 8/10
  • Ease of Use: 4/5
  • Packaging: 4/5

RECOMMENDATION: I love it for everyday lashes – in my everyday life, I do prefer more dramatic lashes, but this is exactly what comes to mind for soft, natural lashes.

AVAILABILITY: Nordstrom

Kiehl's Mineral Mascara
Kiehl’s Marvelous Mineral Mascara

Kiehl's Mineral Mascara
Kiehl’s Marvelous Mineral Mascara

Kiehl's Mineral Mascara
Kiehl’s Marvelous Mineral Mascara

Kiehl's Mineral Mascara
No Mascara / Kiehl’s Marvelous Mineral Mascara

Kiehl's Mineral Mascara
No Mascara / Kiehl’s Marvelous Mineral Mascara

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About the Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). (For more information, please check the FAQ.)

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Hey Christine,
I was wondering if you knew how to change your RSS feed so that the newest 25 posts come up, instead of the newest 5 posts.
With only the 5, I miss out frequently on new posts and I have to search back for the older ones.

Thanks!

Christine, hat did you mean you wished it lasted longer? Are you talking about the creaminess of the formula? Did it dry out quickly?

Thanks!

PS This may be a silly question but is this mascara the same brand as Kiehl’s that sells skin care makeup? We don’t have Nordstrom in Canada.

Thanks again =)

Sorry Kat – I forgot to change that part! This wears just fine 🙂

Yep, it is the same Kiehl’s as the skincare brand – they have a few makeup items!

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