The Weekend Review: Eyeko Sport Waterproof Mascara

I’m all about trying lots of mascaras.

Between it being the product I go through the most and being unable to find one I truly love, I’ve tried many kinds over the past couple of years. I’ve heard lots of good stuff about Eyeko and when shopping in M&S recently I found an Eyeko stand. I decided now was the time to try their mascaras and see what the fuss was all about. marks and spencer haul

Marks and Spencer’s beauty hall never disappoints!

The mascara

With a name like Eyeko Sport Waterproof Mascara I was expecting big things. If you’ve read the blog before, you’ll know I need mascara that doesn’t budge. If a mascara has the word ‘sport’ in the title I would hope that it can cope with at least a long day at work.
Eyeko Sport Waterproof mascara

The packaging is different from what I’m used to. This is a tube with the brush attached to the lid at the base. The brush itself is curved and has fine bristles. While I love curved brushes, I tend not to get on too well with the bristles. eyeko sport waterproof mascara

Despite the bristles I got on well with this. It applied nicely and it was easy to give my lashes a bit of curl. If you want ultra curly lashes this probably won’t be the mascara for you unless you use a curler beforehand.  I was happy with how my lashes looked after application, with a natural looking curl.

Unfortunately, by lunchtime I had panda eyes. It’s quite a thick formulation too so it isn’t particularly easy to get rid of without giving your eyes a good rub. Not a good look.

In terms of removal though, it does win some points here. Unlike other waterproof mascaras that are really tricky to take off, this slides off very nicely. Possibly because it’s not that waterproof?

I carried on using this for a few weeks, limiting how much I used it on my bottom lashes to try and cut down on the panda eyes which worked a little. After about four weeks the mascara started getting clumpy. So clumpy it started to get really frustrating to apply every morning. It got flung in the bin pretty quickly after that.

This is the most disappointed I’ve been in a mascara for quite a while. The finish was nice but the longevity of it was very poor. I was already pretty unhappy with it, but for it to go clumpy so quickly meant if I’d have kept the receipt I would’ve returned it. This mascara is £18 and so not worth it.polkadotparadiso