I Tried Thrive Causemetics Viral Mascara - Here’s My Honest Opinion
We've all seen those videos online of someone applying mascara, with their lashes looking insanely long, claiming "this product is life-changing." Everyone knows they're just naturally blessed, but I still wish mascara could really make that much of a difference for me.
I've pretty much been using the same brand for years. I've tried a few different ones here and there, after caving to the hype, but they never live up to the brand’s empty promises. I always wind up going back to the same old drug store one.
Last week I bumped into my nextdoor neighbor, Amy, and I couldn’t help but notice how stunning her lashes looked. I had to ask, “What mascara are you wearing?!” It was Thrive Causemetics’ Liquid Lash Extensions Mascara™. I hadn't heard of this brand before, and figured it was just another makeup craze that would run its course.
But Amy insisted I had to try it, saying that it's the first mascara she's used and achieved falsie-like length. It also won awards like the Allure 2020 Best of Beauty Awards for Best Tubing Mascara, so there had to be something to it.
I was super intrigued so I ordered the Thrive Causemetics Liquid Lash Extensions Mascara™ to put it to the test on my lashes.
My order arrived on time and I couldn’t wait to try it. The first thing I noticed was how the shade Crystal was different from anything I’d used before. It's a neutral-toned, brown-black color, not the usual intense black mascara I was used to. It was refreshing. I'd tried brown mascaras before and found them to be too light, but this one was the perfect in-between color that’s really flattering on all skin tones.
The wand is easy to use and not too fluffy that it causes a mess or excess product application like I'd found using other brands. When I was finished applying it I loved how it looked on me! The shade and consistency (not clumpy at all) were a match made in heaven. And the length? Amazing! They really did almost look like fake lashes.
My eyes can be overly sensitive sometimes, but thankfully Thrive Causemetics is gentle. The Thrive Causemetics Liquid Lash Extensions Mascara™ has a completely unique formula including: Orchid Stem Cell Complex™, Flake Free Tubing Technology™, Youth B5 Complex™, Castor Seed Oil, and Shea Butter. These ingredients truly moisturize, condition, strengthen your follicles, and support longer, healthier-looking lashes.
I’ve never bought into the lengthening thing because let's face it, it's mascara, not a miracle worker. But after about 6 weeks of use, my natural lashes looked a little fuller and healthier. It was subtle, but it was there and they looked even longer with the Liquid Lash Extensions Mascara™ applied. I couldn't believe there was such a thing as mascara that promotes healthier looking lashes.
After that, I checked out what other products Thrive Causemetics offered.
Turns out, Thrive Causemetics has it all from CC Creams to Lip Liners, and they’re cruelty-free, and 100% vegan, formulated without parabens, sulfates, or latex. I'm trying to cut down on as many harmful ingredients this year as I can, but I'm always wary of making the switch to more ethical products - would they give me the same results?
I'd tried some vegan makeup brands in the past but couldn't find any that suited me or were effective. But after doing some more research I realized that unfortunately the mascara I’d been using for years isn’t cruelty-free. There are so many big-name brands out there that continue to test on animals, and I just can't support it anymore.
Overall, Thrive Causemetics’ Liquid Lash Extensions Mascara™ is really next level. I have it in two colors now – Crystal (Brown Black) for daily use and Brynn (Rich Black) for when I want a more dramatic look.
Did I mention that it comes off using just warm water and a washcloth? Such a lifesaver. Plus, for every product purchased, Thrive Causemetics donates to causes that help a woman thrive.
I just ordered their Infinity Waterproof Eyeliner™, too. It's smudge-proof, budge-proof, and sets in 30 seconds. I'm always running out the door, and now I won't have to worry about that annoying black line messing up my eyeshadow! Like all Thrive Causemetics products, it has stellar reviews and I can't wait to try it.
I feel so much better now that I'm using cruelty-free makeup and vegan products. Who doesn’t want makeup that has ingredients that are actually good for your skin? If you're looking for a new mascara or any beauty product, I'd recommend Thrive Causemetics. Be a part of the cruelty-free beauty movement.