I briefly mentioned in a previous post about the Soap and Glory 'Thick and fast' mascara being free in March's edition of Elle. It wasn't the reason I actually brought Elle, but when I realised it came with it I would have brought it anyways. I've tried to stop myself buying so many magazines. I use to haul Heat magazines and every magazine similar for years. I didn't even read them. Was just habit. Now I like to keep to my Elle magazine, Glamour and Cosmo.
This mascara retails at £10.00 from Boots which is a reasonably priced mascara for the drug store. Nothing has made me want to buy a product from the makeup range of Soap and Glory so this has given me a chance to try and I was pleasantly suprised. It's definitely not my favourite mascara but it's not my worst. It does what it says basically. I compare it to Collection 2000's 'Big fake' mascara. I found the constituency very similar. The difference is the wand. I find a lot of mascaras from each other by the wand they have not the formulae. Usually big wands make my eye lashes look and feel all clumpy. But I find it grips at the roots of my eyelashes and as you apply it, it grips to the end of the lashes but pulls from the roots. This makes a very full effect which usually takes forever to achieve. The photo is of two coats. It's not the greatest at lengthening but it does a pretty good job of the voluming. Which is basically what it lets on that it does. I don't think that I have the shortest of eyelashes but the reason I am not in love with it, is that it doesn't lift them up, it just builds on top. So it may not be the best mascara for people with short lashes. Overall, I was really impressed with the formula and more so the brush. When applied evenly it creates a really pretty fluttered shape to the lashes without being overally harsh.
Definitely worth picking up with Elle magazine to try for yourself.