Benefit They're Real! Mascara

Consider this mascara the no-fuss alternative to falsies. It deals lashes a one-two punch, adding both length and volume to keep them looking anything but lackluster. We love how the long-wearing formula doesn’t run or smudge, even after a whole day of wear, and gives our lashes a natural-looking curl without weighing them down. The jet-black color makes eyes pop, and it’s especially great when you’re trying to achieve a dramatic night out look. You’ll have to convince your friends that you’re not sporting faux lashes.

Benefit They're Real! Mascara
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Not what it's hyped up to be
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I'm disappointed to have gotten this sample, again, from birchbox. Not only did I not like it the first time, but to have a repeat of a negatively reviewed item is annoying. This mascara is not what it claims to be, and I usually love Benefit mascara-ie Bad Gal Lash. I guess I can use this for lower lashes, but it does not volumize or lengthen at all.

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Not for my blonde eyelashes
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I'm very picky about my mascaras because of my hard-to-cover blonde eyelashes. Although I love Benefit cosmetics, I'm not a fan of They're Real... mostly because of the brush. I don't get the coverage I need to cover my blondies. I do, however, use and love Bad Gal.

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yuck
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this isn't my first sample of this stuff, and I have to say, I really dont like it. The brush sucks, the formula is flaky and irritates my eyes, and aside from making them darker it doesn't really make my lashes look different. Well, also clumpier if I'm not careful.

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Decent Mascara

This is a good product, but nothing to write home about. Everyone is different, so just because it doesn't work for me, doesn't mean it wouldn't work for everyone else! It just didn't do anything super amazing to my lashes like I was hoping it would.

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My lashes are too fragile.
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It is definitely one of the best selling mascaras that I know of, unfortunately it does not work for me. My lashes are so fragile that after an hour of wearing this mascara my lashes fall forward and go straight out, looking like I no longer has lashes.

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It's Okay
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This product sort of weights my eyelashes down. It does a great job of separating and lengthening my lashes, but in terms of volume, this gives me none, zero, zit, nada.

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too messy
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I know people rant and rave about this mascara, but I've never understood the hype. I always find it gloppy and messy. I end up with smears all over my eyes anytime I use it. Guess it's just not for me.

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Not very smudge proof!
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I was looking forward to receiving this mascara. However, the first day I used it, it was smudged half way through the day. I would not consider this product to be smudge proof! Also, it is very difficult to remove.

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Not sure what the hype is for
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I mean... it doesn't do much more than drug store brands and is really clumpy. I wouldn't buy it again.

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itch eyes
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Love benefit and normally get bad girl lash however it wasn't available so I tried they're real. The wond broke off the handle the second time I opened it. The mascara made my eyes itch something fierce. This has never happened before. I went back to bad girl lash and will stay with it forever

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