The Internet Made Me Buy It: Hourglass Unlocked Mascara Review

When Fleurdeforce raved about this mascara, I just had to get it! What can I say… I’m easily influenced!

Hourglass’s Unlocked Instant Extension Mascara launched exclusively at Space NK in July. In fact, it’s become the brand’s bestselling mascara ever, flying off the shelves on the first day of sale at 14 times the rate of any of its other formulas. Cray stuff.

I love Hourglass as a brand, their blushers, setting powders and highlighters are amazing, which I wear every day without fail.

Any who waffling, sorry, so what’s so special about this mascara?

Firstly, the packaging is beautiful! It comes in this gold container with black embossed writing on.

Now I’ve been testing this out for a few weeks and I love how it curls my lashes and makes it stay in place all day. It’s not clumpy and separates the lashes really well. See below, one coat of mascara.

Hourglass Unlocked mascara swatch, before and after.

The wand really gets in at those tiny hairs and coats your lashes beautifully. It’s also buildable, so if you want thick dramatic lashes you can do so, however I prefer the natural looking look.

Its priced at £29, so pretty expensive for a mascara, however it’s well worth the money as it makes your lashes look volumised and lush. AND, mascara’s last bloody ages!

Have you tried the Unlocked mascara?

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  1. October 13, 2020 / 12:06 pm

    Looks gorgeous! I never really splurge on a mascara, but I have seen this one floating around everywhere and am totally intrigued by it! Obsessed with the packaging, but also how fluttery it makes your lashes look! xx

    • zoey
      October 13, 2020 / 4:22 pm

      Thanks Caroline :). Neither do I, however this mascara was raved about so much, I just had to test it out. And I LOVE it! x

  2. October 13, 2020 / 12:21 pm

    This looks like a really good mascara Zoey! Sometimes the more expensive mascaras tend to be the best ones! x

    Lucy |

    • zoey
      October 13, 2020 / 4:23 pm

      Thanks Lucy :). Exactly, always worth the splurge! And they last ages too. x

  3. October 14, 2020 / 8:54 am

    I haven’t tried it yet but it’s on my ‘to buy’ list as I generally love everything from Hourglass x


    • zoey
      October 14, 2020 / 3:22 pm

      Hourglass is such a great brand isn’t it, I love their finishing powders and blushers x

    • zoey
      October 17, 2020 / 5:39 pm

      It’s so good isn’t it Jasmine :)! x

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