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 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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After reading the reviews on this product, I couldn't wait to try it. I want to like it and see results, I really do, but sadly…nothing. Save your money, the drugstore brands do as good a job or better.

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Eh

I had very high expectations for this mascara, as I love the majority of Benefit's products. For me, this mascara just did not cut it. This product is probably best for people who have naturally shorter lashes and are looking solely for length. Buyer error on my part!
I am not a fan of the applicator because I feel like you don't get a lot of volume with your lashes. It made my lashes look piece-y. It was also very difficult to get off, in my opinion.
I bet this is a great product for some, just not for me! Still love Benefit and plan on finding a better match for my lashes.

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Didn't work for me...

About 75% of my make up products are from the Benefit brand and I've been a loyal customer for fifteen years. BAD gal has been my go to Benefit mascara for years but there seemed to be a lot of hype around They're Real! when it was introduced. I naturally have long, full lashes and will get asked fairly often if they're fake so I thought maybe with They're Real! my lashes could be even more dramatic. Not the case... The fuller brush on BAD gal just works better for me (or I'm better at working it maybe).

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Looks great, not for long wear

This mascara looks great and would be a holy grail product if it didn't start to wear off and irritate my eyes after wearing it for five hours. Unfortunately, I will not be rebuying this product.

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Ok
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That's it, just okay. I always get excited about New mascaras, and this one is mediocre. It works just fine, but it clumps my lashes and is an absolute pain to remove. If given no other options, I would still wear it, though.

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Not a big fan
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It doesnt last very long, by the end of the day its all over the underneath of my eyelids. It gives great length but lacks in the volume category

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Incredible Volume, but a Pain to Get Off

This mascara definitely boosted my lashes, but it was so difficult to get off every time I wore it (e.g., my regular eye makeup remover couldn't tackle this stuff) that it completely turned me off to wearing it at all. I actually lost eyelashes when trying to remove the mascara, so I decided I'd rather keep those than boost volume.

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It doesn't really work for me

I've heard so so much about this mascara and I'm all about trying to make my lashes look long and luscious, but this just didn't work for me. It dried quickly and didn't leave my lashes curled at all.

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Clumps

As other reviewers have said, I noticed that I always have to smooth out clumps whenever I use this mascara. I have a large sample of this mascara that I've been using periodically for several months, so this review is coming from an extended period of product use.

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Not for me

This made my lashes a bit brittle and separated rather than looking full. My eyelashes were breaking by the end of the day and if I used it daily. was not impressed.

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