Review | Elizabeth Arden Grand Entrance Mascara

Elizabeth Arden Grand Entrance Mascara
If you saw my May Favorites, then you heard me rave about this new mascara by Elizabeth Arden. When it comes to high-end brands, I think Elizabeth Arden often gets forgotten about among people my age and I really think it's time to start paying more attention to the iconic brand. Elizabeth Arden is no longer just your mom's or grandmother's favorite brand, now they're pushing the envelope and coming out with very modern and innovative products such as the Grand Entrance Mascara. This mascara features a curved brush with three rows of bristles, as well as a long-wear and water resistant formula that easily washes off at the end of the night.

Elizabeth Arden Grand Entrance Mascara
The Elizabeth Arden Grand Entrance Mascara* is a vitamin-rich mascara that will give your lashes volume and a lift. The mascara has a very intense black and glossy formula that wears very well the whole day. I've had zero issues with this mascara flaking or smudging, so I think it would be a great option for people with sensitive eyes. The formula is also water resistant, which I personally love since I live in San Diego and sometimes I do get a little sweaty throughout the day.

I briefly mentioned what makes the brush unique in the introduction, and I do want to emphasize that the Grand Entrance Mascara has a very different brush. It is a rubber bristle brush which are quite normal nowadays, but the design is different from other brushes that I've used in the past. It's a curved brush that has three rows of conical shaped bristles and three wells that collect product. The bristles are placed close to one another, so they will create a lot of definition and comb through any clumps. Another very interesting design element is what Elizabeth Arden is calling the "push-up tip," which is basically bristles on the tip of the brush. I love the extra bristles on the tip because it allows me to fan my lashes outwards and also get the small lower lashes.
Elizabeth Arden Grand Entrance Mascara
Elizabeth Arden Grand Entrance Mascara
As always, here are some comparison pictures so you can see how well the mascara layers. The Elizabeth Arden Grand Entrance Mascara gives my lashes a very black, dramatic, and lifted effect. I didn't curl my lashes at all for the pictures, so what you're seeing is the mascara lifting and curling my lashes on its own. The way the brush is shaped makes it very easy to maneuver it around to create a fanned out effect which I'm particularly keen for.

The Elizabeth Arden Grand Entrance Mascara is such an amazing mascara and I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a volumizing and lifting mascara with a smaller brush. And I know I haven't done this in a while, but I wanted to do a little giveaway for my blog readers. I feel very fortunate that Elizabeth Arden sent me an extra Grand Entrance Mascara and I'm planning on giving one of you the opportunity to try the mascara out for yourself.

The rules are very simple since I'm using Rafflecopter once again. The giveaway is open internationally until June 16th at 12:00AM (PST). The winner will be announced on Facebook and Twitter on June 17th. I will also be contacting the winner directly through email, so make sure you're using the correct email address. To enter you must be following me on Bloglovin' and answer the question of the day in the comments, you can also earn more entries if you really want to win.
a Rafflecopter giveaway
Have you tried anything from Elizabeth Arden? Let me know in the comments below.

Disclaimer: Elizabeth Arden sent me the Grand Entrance Mascara as a press sample, this post and giveaway are not sponsored by the company.

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