WHY WE LOVE IT
Bigger, bolder, sexier lashes!
Bigger, bolder, sexier lashes!
they're real! lengthens, curls, volumizes, lifts and separates. Our jet black, long-wearing formula won’t smudge or dry out. A specially designed brush reveals lashes you never knew you had!
- 94% saw dramatic length & volume*
- 94% saw visible lift*
- 100% saw long-wearing results*
*Results observed in a consumer panel survey
- Glamour Beauty Award for Best Designer Mascara, 2017
- Temptalia’s Reader’s Choice Award for Best High-End Mascara
- Allure Readers' Choice for Best Mascara (department stores, specialty stores), 2014
8.5 g Net wt. 0.3 oz.
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HOW TO APPLY
HOW TO APPLY
Beauty beyond belief!
Lashes don’t lie...or do they? Take your pretty positions: Hold the wand horizontally and give the brush a wiggle from side to side & base to tip for maximum volume, length and lift. Flip your grip. Hold the wand vertically & stroke upward to curl and separate. Layer generously, as you wish.
Dear doe-eyes: Use the domed tip to fan out corner lashes.
Complete Your Look
BEYOND SEXY lipstick & liner in one
eyebrow powder for natural-looking fullness
BEYOND EASY 1-step eyeshadow duo
pore minimizing primer
benefit's signature brow arch service
rose-tinted cheek & lip stain
REVIEWS & QUESTIONS
Average Rating 4.23
- 5 (558)
- 4 (113)
- 3 (49)
- 2 (51)
- 1 (71)
Customers love that it's
- lengthening (5)
- Long Lasting (3)
- bold (2)
- Jet black (1)
- So lengthening (1)
- actually works! (1)
- gives me amazing lashes (1)
- honest (1)
- jetblack (1)
- lengthening jet black subtle brown (1)
- like i am wearing false lashes (1)
- long lasting; lengthening; (1)
- non clumpy (1)
- perfect (1)
- so easy to apply (1)
- true (1)
Yes hunty, they're real!
This mascara is literally the best!!! It makes my lashes look phenomenal. 👌🏼
Cakey, dry and flakey.
Not for me sadly. This product was sold to me on a one-on-one consultation with a member of benefit staff on the basis that this was lengthing and defining. Far from accurate, this mascara is so spidery and cakey. Also makes your lashes feel rough and dry. Far better products on the market which I can't mention here or benefit will refuse to post this review!!
Absolutely breath taking for one day
I waited quite awhile to purchase this mascara for many reason but mostly the cost. I finally purchased my first tube on September 9th. I brought it home and waited to try it for work. All i can say is wowww. The compliments i received at work were astronomical. amazing. But mostly "are those fake eyelashes?" I was at a loss of words the difference this mascara made. I vowed to never buy another brand for as long as i live. This was a complete game changer. Until i got home. Less than 24 hours after purchase my toddler son had smeared the god given gift all over his face and in the carpet. I used it just once. It will be awhile till i can purchase again. I hope it is still on the market as i will dream of this mascara until next time
Incredible color for my gray eyes!
The product outdoes itself as a mascara by lengthening and bringing out those little lashes I didn't know I even had. The blue is magnificent. I can't live without it. I wear the blue a lot more than I do black now, of course, it also has to do with what I'm wearing. This is THE mascara to wear and it IS long lasting; something I'm definitely looking for in a mascara.
If i can ever splurge on a high end mascara this would be the one! I got this as a sample and its just amazing! Like any mascara it left minimal smudges but my lashes have stayed put! Even over night. I always wash my face makeup but sometimes leave the lashes and oh em gee they are just as full and beautiful the next day.
Needs to be waterproof
Absolutely amazing mascara, it really does make your eyelashes longer and thicker. BUT it is NOT waterproof. It really needs to be waterproof. This mascara makes my eyes lashes so long that they hit my eyebrow area however since it's not waterproof it leaves black smudges under my eyebrows. Please make a waterproof version!
This product is great but a little wet
I received a sample of this product to try and I really liked it! The product gave to me a incredible volume. The only thing that I didn't like was the fact that I need to wait a lot of time to make dry. It is a little wet.
Best Mascara I've ever used
I love this mascara and have used many before but didn't find one which I was content with. I know that I'll be using this for many more years as it's the first mascara that doesn't make me want to try more. It lifts my lashes dramatically while giving it an amazing length. It doesn't make the lashes clumpy yet doesn't separate them to much which I love. I always get people asking me if I have fake lashes on but just tell them I use this mascara! The only thing I have to say bad about it is the lid of the mascara, which controls the amount of product on the brush, comes off occasionally and it means lots of the product comes onto the brush but it goes down again after a few days.
Held up for 28 hours --AMAZING mascara!
I occasionally work 28 hour shifts and I had yet to find the perfect mascara that can last that long, until I found this one! I absolutely love it, it's easy to apply (despite me having blonde lashes) and has a noticeable yet professional look (lifts/curls and separates lashes). No clumping and does not lose its lift throughout the day/night. Also, it lasts for about 1.5-2 months when wearing it nearly every day. In other words, it's exactly what I've been looking for. Thank you for making such a great product! I've already told my mom and friends about it so they can try it!
I have tried every mascara that benefit sells and have always come back to this one. It is by far the best for length and volume. It's does not get clumpy unless you apply too many coats, you can honestly get away with just one. It lasts all day and does not flake off like some of the others. Buy this one!
Don't waste your money
This is one of the worst mascaras I've used to date and I'm a huge mascara gal and have been for the last 15+ years. I thought I'd treat myself to a more expensive one for a change and couldn't be more disappointed! My eyelashes look clumpy and spidery after only 2 coats, it makes my lashes shoot off at all different angles and the wand is really plasticky. Overall not a good mascara!
I really wanted to love this mascara, and I did when I first started using the product. However after about a month, my applicator broke. The top of the bottle that catches the excess mascara broke off. Now, my mascara brush is always covered with way too much product. Very Disappointed in this Mascara, and Benefit Cosmetics.
Seriously. Obsessed. Gives your lashes such volume! Makes them look so long and honestly fake. If you're questioning buying this product....don't. It's awesome. You'll love it. I choose this one over all of my other mascaras. Easy to achieve long lashes without a lash curler and easy to remove with a makeup remover wipe. Love. Love. Love.
Wanted to Love it
I was excited to try this mascara, did lots of research and read tons of reviews before choosing to purchase it. I was hoping to get the results I was promised, but unfortunately it took many coats to cover my lashes, product just did not cost my lashes, made my lashes stick together and clump like crazy, even after using the brush vertically like they suggested. I was thinking of purchasing the new badgirl bang mascara, but now I'm skeptical :(
Works really great
Hey, I loved the quality. I grew long eyelashes previously with the help of Cherish Lash serum, and together with this product I am getting such huge eyelashes that everyone is asking me where I found such gorgeous falsies. ;) But these black butterfly wings are MINE ! ;) Thanks a lot.
Best Mascara I've Ever Used
Let me just start by saying I've tried MANY MANY MANY mascaras and they've always fallen short of my expectations. I received they're Real in an Ipsy bag and immediately fell in-love with it. I purchased the tinted primer as well as the mascara and I couldn't be happier. I was going to order the remover but was concerned about the reviews saying it burned their eyes and that the mascara was difficult to remove. So, I don't know that this is allowed but Neutrogena Make-up Removing Towelettes removes this easily.
Very defined lashes and great feel, stays on well. But I personally don't feel it stands out from other mascaras
I absolutely LOVE this MASCARA! I have 2! 1 for home and 1 in my purse at all times! It stays on all day, isn't a goopy and doesn't leave you with those gross clumps! I definitely recomend this to everyone!
Amazing < 33
dude i've cried so many times with this mascara on and it stays on!! it makes my lashes look so beautiful!! 10/10 would 100% recommend
Good mascara. VERY hard to get off!
I absolutely love the brush on this mascara. I have bought it a couple times. Both times the samething. It's VERY hard to get off! I'm tugging and trying to get it off. I wouldn't recommend this for the simple fact it's terrible to remove. If it was easier to get off, I would give it a 5 stars and buy it again. I feel almost like you can never get it off completely. Please come out with a version that is easier to take off.
Best mascara ever!
This is the best mascara I've used in years!! Stayed on nicely without smudging for over 8 hours! Washed off well with warm water & a good makeup remover cleanser. I'm hooked on this mascara!!!
The BEST mascara EVER!!
I'm absolutely obsessed with this mascara. It gives your lashes amazing length & volume. I especially love the ball tip on the wand- perfect for lifting your lashes.
When I first applied this mascara I loved it so much, I couldn't believe how big and luminous my lashes looked; they literally looked fake. But I was so sad when 30 minutes later I was a panda. The lashes are still curly, however it has smudged like mad. Really disappointing :(
Such an amazing mascara, it lengthens your lashes, without clumping them up! But it's so difficult to get off! I use jet black.
Purchased this mascara after my brand was discontinued. I have to say after all the reviews I was very disappointed. I felt that it went on clumpy and was not distributed among my lashes properly. I didn't like the applicator. That being said, I then purchased The Roller Mascara. This mascara is perfect. I have written a separate review for it. As a makeup junkie, I will use up They're Real, but can not recommend it.
The effect is obvious
Elongation is very good, no caking, no fly legs, really fake really
My 👀 go from blah to 🙌 instantly! One quick 💅 and the lashes look 👧. June 27th-UAE
This actually does what it claims
You don't want to put too much on, one gentle coat is fine and spend a few minutes combing them out with an eyelash comb. June 27th-UAE
I'm not sure about it...
The first time I used it I loved it. It instantly enhances my lashes and looks great. I have oily skin and it doesn't hold up well after a period of time :( It rubs off on my skin creates black areas around my eyes. I would use it for a night out but not everyday use. 2017-06-22
I'm not sure about it...
The first time I used it I loved it. It instantly enhances my lashes and looks great. I have oily skin and it doesn't hold up well after a period of time :( It rubs off on my skin creates black areas around my eyes. I would use it for a night out but not everyday use. 2017-06-22
My eyelashes go from blah to wow instantly! One quick coat and they lashes look bold and long. It does clump so don't use too much at once. Please don't get rid of this product :) 2017-06-22
It makes my lashes look so natural, longer lashes, easy to apply and i love it :) 2017-06-22
Long lasting mascara that does not clump! :) Despite being non-waterproof lasts all day in humid/sweaty/stressful environments. 2017-06-22
Wonderful mascara i recommended this product 🙂 22/6/2017
Give beautiful color and wonderful length to the eyelashes 😍 22/6/2017.
My favorite mascara
Love it. Love the blue. Can't live without it.
This absolutely does what It claims. I have naturally long eyelashes to begin with and I don't wear a whole lot of makeup so it will take some getting used to for me because now my lashes are the first thing I see looking in the mirror. You don't want to put too much on because one gentle coat for me and some lashes were clumped together and I had to spend a few minutes combing them out with an eyelash comb. When this stuff dries, It does not flake off which is great for all day wear but not too great when you need to adjust your makeup a bit.
This product is magnificent!
This mascara is the best mascara I've tried! I recommend this product to every person who's in need of long, bold eyelashes!
I Love This Product Very Much
I love this product very much. My friend introduce this product to me and it work for me.
Lovely mascara. Easy to apply and really dies lengthen lashes. Just fab.
Great product, long lasting , best mascara
Nice product. My girflend was excited
I love this Mascara. This is my favourite product.
This is the best
This mascara is the best, I do recommend this. Best mascara, buy it!
bought the product on friend's recommendation and I am highly impressed with the product. Easy to use, hassle free product.
Love this product.
I so wanted to love this.
I purchased this product at one of their boutiques this week. I just couldn't believe it when I used it. My ten dollar Telescopic, that I purchase at drugstores works so much better. I did not get any lengthening from the Benefits They're Real mascara. Nadda. Hate writing bad reviews but for this price it doesn't do anything near what they claim.
Lasts a long time and gives definite length and volume. However it is very overpriced and does smudge easily!
This is INSANE!!!! I LOVE this product it is worth every single penny!
Love, Love, Love!!
This Mascara is beyond AMAZING! I love the way it makes my lashes look and it lasts all day! I have two incase I run out but I DEFINITELY recommend this mascara!
Best mascara truly a must have
I've tried so many other brands but was never satisfied. All the mascara that I've tried has been a bit disappointing, it doesn't matter how much the mascara cost. Now I think I have found the best mascara!
Love my brows
It was good, but do think its slightly over hyped, nothing groundbreaking.
I put it on and I was impressed at first. But after 2 mins I I couldnt stop my lashes from sticking together. And it's hard to separate them. More than one coat is a bad idea. And it's hard to get off. Lost a few lashes.
Worst Mascara Ever
I purchased this mascara about a month ago after reading lots of amazing reviews. But after trying it for the first time the next day I was horrified by what it did to my lashes. My lashes were extremely clumpy and stuck together after just ONE COAT!! I tried pulling them apart with a lash comb but this did not help! i have tried it again and again hoping for better results but nothing changes. I have a $3 ALDI mascara that works so much better and I feel like this was the biggest waste of money.
Beyond Amazing colors!
When I first tried They're real mascara in blue, I was amazed, it made my eyes pop and gave dramatic length and volume to my lashes!
I used this for the first time yesterday, and I love the way it made my lashes more dramatic! It was long lasting and made my eyes pop! I love that I could get my inner eye lashes easier, and I didn't get a mascara blob on the side of my nose.
Love that my lashes stand out
I have short eyelashes and never even thought there would be a mascara out there to really lengthen my lasses, I mean how? I apply mascara to show I have lasses but with They're Real! Lengthening Mascara, WOW! Not only do I now have lases, I have longer looking lashes. I love how it's instant lashes and I don't even have to apply layer s and layers. My daughter's words "wow you have lashes". Love it! Try it with Roller Lash, the effect is lashtastic.
I love this mascara! The brush is amazing and keeps my lashes from getting all clumped up.
This is by far the best mascara I've ever used! It stays on for the entire day, from morning until late at night. It truly makes your lashes look longer. It doesn't clump and goes on easily!
My absolute makeup must have!!
I'd tried loads of mascaras before this one... and I'd always been left a bit disappointed. They took ages to get going (always clumpy for the first couple of weeks) and then as soon as they were making my lashes look good, they'd dry out and need replacing. This one makes my lashes look INSANE from the moment I take it out the box... it gives me lashes I didn't know I had and transforms the look of my whole face. I can't be without this mascara... I have to buy 2 at a time to make sure I never run out!!!
Best mascara by far!
I'm a makeup junkie! It's a serious addiction, this mascara is lit....It gives your lashes great length without clumping. I can't count how many times I've been asked if my lashes are real. The only negative I have is I do feel it dries out and causes some flacking sooner than most.
I'M IN LOVE WITH THIS MASCARA!!!!! :D
This mascara is AMAZING!!!! The best one I've ever used in my life. Usually I feel like every mascara is the same but this one is definitely special. It makes my lashes look like falsies. I will definitely repurchase this mascara and to be honest I may not buy a different mascara ever again. I do recommend getting the black one though because when I tried one of the colored ones it didn't seem to have the same effect but that could just be me. Overall 10/10 would recommend <3
This product has great feture
This product, is of high-quality.
Mascara makes my lashes longer and the formula is long lasting!
This product is a god-send for those of us with thin, short eyelashes! I started using the original color (Black) and was delighted when the blue and Beyond Brown came along. I am a natural redhead and my eyelashes are auburn, so this brown - a TRUE brown, warm without any taupe - is so flattering. The blue is a week-ends only color, but I love it. Now let's talk about the texture. It glides on. You need only an eyelash separator after one good coat of mascara. Two coats are actually too much. My eye lashes actually stand out in selfies! I hope you try it and love it as much as I do!
Love the mascara, but has one major flaw
I fell in love with this mascara after a sample I received, so I decided to go ahead and buy the regular size. I loved it and really thought it was a great mascara, but after using about 1/3 of the product, the stopper came off from the tube and my mascara brush was covered in mascara, making it unusable. I contacted Benefit and they told me this was a common defect with the product and told me to return it to wear I got it from (I didn't, I don't keep those receipts). I Spent a lot of money for 1/3 of a tube of mascara. Be warned before buying you may end up in the same pickle. Needless to say, this was my last Benefit purchase.
At work today there was an impromptu water fight, and naturally my #1 concern was my mascara and eyeliner pooling under my eyes. After getting pummeled by water balloons I went inside to check the damage and... nothing!! There was NO flaking, NO smudging, NOTHING! Best mascara I've ever worn, saved me so much embarrassment.
worse than a £5 mascara
I was very disappointed with this product which shocked me as other reviews are great and the product has won awards. Admittedly, at first, it seemed to lengthen my lashes but after a while the mascara clumped on the brush and i had to use another want to separate out the lashes. Not only this but the makeup turned liquid in the tube after about 3 months of using it, meaning there was always too much on the brush to be able to use at all. I bought this product as a treat and thought it would last a while, however i have bought £5 mascaras that have been better than this!
Love, love, love!
As someone with short, straight, thin eyelashes...this mascara is a dream! I have spent years changing mascara to find my perfect one and this is the first I've ever stuck to. Love the new brown colour too, far better for my pale features. As for those who say it's tough to remove, coconut oil removes it in seconds!
Love the brush
Love how the brush separates your lashes so well!
I am obsessed with this mascara. It is so great that I even invested in the Swarovski crystal edition! It is gorgeous I brag about it all the time. Everyone always wants to use my mascara and I have to pry it out of their hands! Love it! 20/10!!
Longer lashes in seconds
Makes lashes a hundred percent longer and bolder. Although if too much is applied it can very quickly become clumpy. This is my everyday mascara and feel like I don't need to wear falsies daily with this product.
I really thought I loved my old mascara (no need to name names) but They're Real took my lashes to a whole new level! The lengthening, long lasting, and volumizing promises are real. <3
The best mascera!!!
I love this mascera and have been using it for 2 years! I have many allergies and have always used hypoallergenic make up. I am so happy I am able to wear this every day, as it does lengthen, uplift, and thicken my lashes. I never have flaking or smudging. Love, love this product!!!
Falsies in a bottle
This mascara really does perform the way it was intended. Expect Full long lashes, product does dry out quickly though which I've found is a problem with many benefit products.
This product is all that it says!
Absolutely love this product! It's true to to its word! My lashes pop and I've had nothing but positive comments on my lashes!!! I'm not all about makeup everyday but I am always about my eyes my eyeliner and mascara and I love it
Love this mascara
This is the best mascara I've ever used. I don't wear a lot of makeup but I invest in a few awesome products and this is one of them. Also, I had a rough day and ended up crying a bit and was expecting to look like a racoon, but this mascara held up and gave me an even more glamorous 'wet look' afterwards haha. Between this mascara and the Boing concealer, these are my go tos. Thanks for making great products! Also, nice that you guys don't test on animals.
This mascara is awesome!!!
I don't have very long eyelashes and this makes them look so long and full I love it!
L O V E
I ran out of my mascara and needed a new kind. This was recommended to me by a friend. I normally have very thin, fine, short, blond on the end eyelashes. Without mascara it looks like nothing is there. This mascara is AMAZING I get asked regularly if I have fake eyelashes on. I will never use another mascara ever again!! Well worth it! I can't say enough good things about it! You won't be dissapointed!!
Really wanted to like this...
After everything I've read, I splurged hoping to find my Holy Grail of mascara. I was very disappointed. The initial application was great, but it was how well it didn't hold up over time that was the problem. I have very straight eyelashes that I curl, and this mascara does not hold the curl. By the end of the day, they are flat again. I also had issues with some smudging. Not a lot, but enough, combined with its inability to hold a curl to decide it is not worth the money. I can find drugstore mascaras that hold up better. Therefore, I am still on my quest for the "one" mascara that does it all!
My go to product for lashes
Over the years i have used many mascaras, but this is my favourite it does not take long to create a dramtic look, it feels as if i am wearing lashes. My lashes look longer and thicker. Only down side is it takes more than a make up wipe to come of, but thats also a plus as it lasts all day.
My Eyelashes Look Good Until...
I have been buying and using Benefit They're Real Lengthening Mascara since I was about 15 (I am 22 now) and let me tell you, people actually ask me "are those your real lashes?!". The product does what it says, and my eye lashes have always been one of my favourite features because of it... However, I have had an issue with this product every single time I buy it. There always seems to be a malfunction with the actual tube... After about a month or so of use, the part in the tube that reduces the amount of mascara that comes onto the brush/bristles seems to break. I get GOBS of product on the brush and have to wipe it off before I use it, or else my eye lashes all stick together because the product is so thick on it.
I love the jet black
Best mascara ever!
My number 1 mascara, this is my holy grail item from Benefit!
This is pretty much the only mascara I bother to repurchase now. I absolutely love it. However, I definitely recommend the 'They're Real! Remover' to take it off as it can be very stubborn.
I picked up this mascara on a whim as a travel size on sale one day, Im always looking for different mascaras but theyre all pretty much the same. Im not a big fan of falsies as they never appear real unless you have on a boatload of makeup (which isnt realistic for every day wear). I saw it say it can lengthen and make fuller (but really what mascara doesnt claim that?) so I was hopeful but didnt expect too much. Imagine my surprise when it was exceptional! I couldnt locate it one day when I was running late and went back to another mascara and the difference was so obvious that I vowed to never go back and threw all of my other mascaras out. This has won my heart overall and I see why it is an award winning mascara. It is truly worthy.
Great mascara, makes my eyelashes look like I'm using false eyelashes. Lasts all day. The only thing I didn't like about it was that it would clump sometimes, you have to put on just the right amount.
I have very short sparse eyelashes, and mascara always looks clumpy on me. But not they're real. I tried this for my wedding and my lashes looked lovely and long and fuller. Great product!
I currently own this in the colour 'jet black' have to say that it definitely lives up to its hype. I like to draw attention to my eyes when doing my make up and this mascara really helps with that. Frequently I combine it with the roller lash mascara for a more dramatic lift! Although pricy, it's worth it - hoping to add the blue mascara to my collection soon. As for getting it off I've had no need to buy the remover, my cleanser does a good job removing it but it lasts throughout the day - I rarely need to touch up.
best mascara on the market.
this mascara first of all will survive anything i cried for an hour one day and this mascara did not budge, it also lengthens and thickens your lashes i'm always asked if im wearing fake ones with this mascara. definitely my favorite product
Best mascara EVER!
I love love love this mascara. I have been using this for about 2 years - it's long lasting and gives me long fluttery lashes that I love.
Brown and Black
I own this mascara in brown and black. The brown is for a more natural day when I feel like I don't want such a dramatic look and the black is for a more intense make up look. I think these mascaras are very good and do lengthen your lashes but there is always too much product on the brush meaning i have to wipe the wand before applying it to my lashes otherwise my lashes become clumpy and stick together. Besides that, there is nothing else negative that I can say about this product and I defiantly will be repurchasing both.
Beat Mascara ever!!!
This is a fabulous mascara! I have it in black and blue. My eyes look much bigger when i wear this. Many people have commented on how long my lashes are, all down to this product x
By far the best mascara I've tried!
I don't know what took me so long to try this product! This is an absolute must have.
I love how long it makes your lashes and it doesn't clump either
I don't use anything else now
This mascara just doesn't compare to anything else I've used. It's a little pricey, and every now and then I try a cheaper alternative, but I always keep coming back because the length and curl this gives is just incredible.
It's just ok
This was amazing when it came out , this is my 3rd time buying it and it's just ok , I find the only thing good is that it stays all day , bad thing is that it's not water proof and my last bottle purchased doesn't seem anything like the others almost as if formula was changed , it will be my last , I'm really feel as if benefits quality latley is lacking
Finally, the lashes I deserve
I love this mascara! It isn't clumpy, but it gives me much longer lashes with a curl that keeps me from having to use the mediaeval torture device that is a lash curler.
One of my favorite mascaras!
I love this mascara! Takes me to what I like to call my "full lash potential," makes my eyelashes super long and thick- amazing!
The best mascara I have ever used. They
Recommend it to friends and family who also love it.
Simply the best mascara I have ever used!! Couldnt go back to any other mascara and cannot recommend it enough!
I consider this my "Top Shelf" mascara. Not for my daily work routine where my eyes are hidden behind glasses and I'm starring at a computer screen and no one cares what I look like. This is what I break out when I feel like getting pretty and looking HOT AF However it's so hard to wash off. Thats the only reason I didnt give it 5 stars. Makeup remover is necessary.
I REALLY REALLY LIKE THIS PRODUCT
i had thought about buying this product before, however i opted for roller lash as it was new, i think that there real is a really amazing mascara, it applies really well [but can become clumpy if to much is applied] i never really trust the fact that mascaras are water proof but this one seem to be. when i bought it i was given a small there real remover and with that it comes of really easily.
This is great for my bottom lashes and it's waterproof! I love the brush too. I don't need to wear anything else if I'm wearing it =)
This is the best mascara I've ever used and cannot go back to any other!!! The price was a little expensive, but it was worth every penny without a doubt. It stays on and makes my lashes long without getting clumpy
Beyond Blue is the Best
The beyond blue is the bomb!!! I was so happy to hear They're Real in colors.
This mascara is quite expensive, yet it is definitely worth the money. It lasts all day and is jet black without flaking or fading as time goes on. My only issue, is that you need the They're Real Remover to take it off easily.
I got this as a present and I am so happy with it! Wanted it for ages, and it lasts all day, and makes your eyelashes look so long. If you aren't careful it can go clumpy, but this is rare.
I absolutely love this mascara! I love how the brush has bristles at the end of the wand so you can get every lash
This product has great features
They're real mascara is beyond amazing and does keep your lashes long and curly. However, sometimes it can come across as a little clumpy. Usually, people often use a brow comb to take away the clumps but when done so , it is truly amazing and gives a lovely lift the the lashes
I love the They're Real Mascara in Brown. The Black is to...
I love the They're Real Mascara in Brown. The Black is to harsh for me but I love the brown!
Best mascara ever!!!!
This is simply the best mascara I have ever used!!!!
The best mascara ever !!!
This mascara is one of the only mascaras I have that doesn't smudge ! Its makes your lashes long and thick. Defiantly try this mascara.
This mascara is one of the best I have ever bought, it is a brilliant product, it lengthens, curls and thickens I can't get across how much I love it. I will definitely be buying it again!!
I LOVE the They're Real! mascara, I have been using it for years and now that it is available in colors I am BEYOND excited. I recently started using the brown They're Real mascara and I love it. When you don't want such a bold black color the brown is definitely more subtle and NATURAL looking. Definitely my go to mascara!!!
Mediocre product, too expensive, dissapointed
I usually don;t write reviews but this time I am so annoyed for spending almost £20 on this terrible product, I felt like I need to write one. This mascara does nothing for my eyelashes, the cheaper one I had is much better. It gives my lashes a mere wet look without any accentuation or making them bigger. A complete fail and the money I worst spent. Besides the fact that it doesn t look like I have make up with it, after removing it at night, surprise ! next morning, i still have a black smudged streak under my eyes! Poor quality product, if I had the reciet I would take it back !
I've owned this product for a long time now, and I absolutely love it! Such an amazing mascara that adds so much length and thickness to your lashes! I'm not really a fan of plastic applicators in mascaras, but I must say that the 'They're Real' mascara applicator helps the products to apply evenly and separates well. The only problem I have with this mascara is that I find that during the day when I've applied it, the mascara seems to leave marks above my eye from my lashes. I don't know if this is just me, but its definitely an incredible product!
LOVE the blue they're real mascara
When I pulled the wand out of the mascara I was worried the color would be too electric blue, but boy was I wrong. The color is gorgeous! Super wearable during the day, it looks perfect in office light. In sunlight it looks even prettier. I'm loving how it makes my green eyes greener.
Great for many things!
I used this mascara for a football game by brushing it underneath my eyes just like a real football player. I liked it because it was thick and long-lasting.
Great color, same great they're real! payoff
Love this mascara, great payoff, no need to wear anything else underneath. The blue is really pretty and bold, but not toooo crazy or young looking.
The Best Mascara I Have Used - Ever
I am a bit late to the Benefit makeup scene, having never heard nor wanted to try their staples like They're Real and Benetint. However, now it has become one of my top makeup brands because of They're Real and Gimme Brow! I was really stuck between buying They're Real or the recent Roller Lash and beauty bloggers weren't consistent on which they liked better, so I just chose to older and more famed one in the end. No regrets! My lashes are not only sparse and short, but they are also straight. They're Real actually darkens it so much that I use one coat for a daily school/work look. Two-three coats make my eyelashes so voluminously dark and long that my father actually asked if they're real! I actually never thought that someone would ask They're Real's signature phrase and I would have to reply, "They're real!"
The color pay-off on the new blue shade of they're real is BEYOND! The blue is visible even on dark lashes! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!
Great new colors!
I recently had the opportunity to try the new colored mascaras and I am in love with them! I wasn't wild about the idea of a blue mascara but it's grown on me and it's a fun way to add some color to my otherwise neutral look. Despite how bright it looks on the wand, the blue is subtle on my black lashes but really stands out when I'm in the sun. I also love the brown mascara, especially when I don't want to go the full black mascara route. Both are great shades and everyone should try them!
LOVE the Colors
I've always been a fan of They're Real Mascara however, recently I had the opportunity to try the new blue and brown shades and fell in LOVE! I wouldn't have thought that the blue would be such a wearable shade but it's the perfect balance of fun and yet still neutral enough to wear daily. The brown great as it is less dramatic than the black/blue but still offers the amazing formula! All shades are must haves!
my blue heaven!
I just got the blue mascara- it is great! In some light it is so vibrant and in others more subdued so it is like a sneak attack! I was a die hard black user but I'm excited to have the pop of color option.
combined w/roller lash A+
2 coats of "they're real" and 1 coat "roller lash" perfect combo! I have never achieved such awesome long, separated, and defined lashes!
Blue for days
I remember the first time, I wore blue mascara. I was 12 and it was the coolest thing ever. Now I can relive that experience, except my lashes are longer and bluer. It's a gorgeous color payoff that is both bold and subtle.
This mascara BLUE MY MIND!
I am in blue mascara heaven. I have been using dior show 257 for YEARS to get my blue lash fix and was really curious how blue this mascara would be. It is SO BLUE. It shows up on both light and dark lashes and is super pigmented, so it's obvious you are wearing colored mascara. It's a really bright color that lasts all day. Plus, I feel like it comes off easier than black, which is great because I love they're real! but hate removing it. No mascara has ever made me happier.
I love the beyond blue shade. You get the same volumizing effect as the original they're real, but the color brightens your eyes and makes them pop!
This is hands down the best Mascara I have ever used. I would highly recommend it. I have purchased a number of tubes of it and it is consistent every time.
The best mascara I have ever used
I'd heard so much about this mascara, curiosity got the better of me and I bought one to treat myself. I am so glad I did. It gives me the longest, curliest lashes I have ever had. One coat gives me great daytime lashes, two makes a perfect evening look. No clumping, defined lashes. Opened my eyes up wide. I would totally recommend this to anyone.
I have this mascara in a smaller size as I got it in the bronze of champions kit. I really like how it lengthens and thickens my lashes. I find that it doesn't hold a curl very well and is abit tough to remove. overall I would defiantly buy this again.
Disproving the Skeptic
I am the mascara queen. Scratch that. I am the mascara ADDICT. It should recognized by doctors. Seriously! I will try any mascara and every mascara. After years of this, I finally narrowed down what kind of mascara works best for my long (but sparse) lashes. Plastic wands were my enemy, and anything with just length but no volume was a big no-go. Until I got this in a sample size from a Sephora order. And OMG.... this stuff is one of the best I've ever used. Highly comparable to my holy grail mascaras (Tarter Lights Camera Lashes and Diorshow Iconic Curl). This took those two mascaras and put them into one. The fluttery volume from the Tarte plus the insane curl from the Dior PLUS length!! I'm in heaven. After months of refusing to try this mascara, I don't know what I was thinking. Good job, Benefit!
Doesn't do what it claims
I was sold the product under the guise that it was waterproof (so no smudging), would lift my lashes and hold them, give them curl and make them longer - it did none of this. I hadn't had the product on for two hours and had two big dark rings underneath my eyes, that would keep returning throughout the day no matter how much I rubbed it away. My lashes had no lift to them and did not hold a curl, it didn't really look like I was actually wearing mascara if I'm honest. Overall I was promised an amazing product that completely failed to deliver any of the acclaimed benefits.
Not Worth The Price
For the price that I paid for it I was very disappointed,other cheaper mascaras were 10x better.Some people may like it but it makes my lashes look really spidery.
It's given me lashes to die for lol...very long lasting
Well, this mascara makes obviously your lashes suuuuper long, but not for me, i curl my lashes, but in the moment i finish putting the mascara, my lashes are down, i dont like it, doesnt work for meeee. :(
Love this Mascara. It gives me full lashes. You hardly need to use a curler, but I do use one when I want an even more VavaVoom look. The brush makes it that it doesn`t clump, and is perfect to get your corner lashes.
Good Mascara, a nightmare to remove!
The mascara is great. I have fairly short lashes but this makes the lashes look longer and thicker. It is very long lasting but is a nightmare to remove at the end of the day. Normal make up remover doesn't shift it (I've tried loads and its seems I am not alone). Having a quick internet search the best thing to do is wet your lashes with water and rub, then with damp cotton wool with a bit of baby or olive oil on them, sweep over the eyes and it removes it. Impressed with the mascara and will definitely purchase it again.
I am such a mascara fanatic I could write my own page - I...
I am such a mascara fanatic I could write my own page - I have been searching to find the perfect one and every time a new model comes onto the shelf I purchase and regret it - ah but this time finally - "it's real love" - to be honest I did wince at the price as I have been so let down by other brands that are not cheap and claim to be the answer to my prayers and last a week or so - but I have to say one month down the line mascara is just as perfect as the day I bought it. From the brush to the packaging I love it - I can't believe that I have waited so long to try it. Thank you Benefit I am hooked!!!
Love it, but hard to get off.
They're Real! Mascara is really one of the best mascaras I have ever used. It really delivers. My eyelashes look fantastic, but I do find it hard to get off at night. Other than that, it is worth every penny.
It doesn't curl AT ALL
I bought this mascara yesterday and was so excited to use it, because I am a huge fan of Benefit cosmetics and all of my cosmetics are from Benefit. But when I used it on my lashes, it got longer but my lashes were so straight, it drooped even though I curled my eyelashes a lot before applying this. I guess this is just too heavy for my eyelashes. It was disappointing.
I love this mascara, its great for lengthening and thickening your lashes. To get the 'full' look with lashes I use benefits Roller lash, and then use They're real after, it has little stubbles on the end of the wand which makes it great for getting the lashes in the corners of your eyes!!
So disappointed - waste of money
Having read and seen so many promotions about this mascara I decided to change from my usual and spurge on it. Big mistake as this is the worst mascara I have used in this price range. Lashes feel brittle, not separated as they should. So disappointed. A complete waste of money because it's so poor I can't just use it up and will have to buy another brand.
I keep buying this mascara and I am not sure why. It does fan out my lashes. But it also smudges easily. I'm constantly having to go to the bathroom to wipe away under my eye. And yet I keep going back to it. I think its because although it isn't perfect, I still haven't found a mascara that can beat it.
I tried this with and without a primer and with and without other mascaras but I just can't get it to work right! It's so clumpy then really hard to get off. Not worth it!
Does what it says on the tin - thickens and lengthens lashes, doesn't clump or shed. Having previously been very disappointed with several other cheaper mascaras I am personally now prepared to pay the extra for one that does what it claims.
Made lashes fall
I have been using Benefit products for over 5 years now. Since I love everything that I have tried from them, I figured I would give they're real a try. I loved how it went on but as soon as I applied it, my lashes would fall, making them straight again. I gave it several tries but no success. I was very disappointed in this product :/
Not my favorite mascara
First, I want to say that Benefit products are absolutely wonderful and are definitely my "go to" brand. I have been a loyal fan for years. So obviously, when They're Real first came out I was very excited and couldn't wait to purchase the mascara. Previously, I had used one mascara after another and had never been happy ,so I was pretty confident Benifit would be my favorite. Well, while my lashes were longer and more full, they were thick and heavy. The consistency is more of a water-proof type. I had to wash my face and use ALOT OF eye make-up remover to finally get it off. The mascara did as promised, and maybe I am too picky, but I had used average store brand mascaras that were similar. Maybe I put on too many coats...I'm not sure, but that was my first, and only, product from Benefit I wasn't ecstatic about. I am still a loyal customer, but I wouldn't buy that mascara again.
"Are you wearing false eyelashes?"
Hands down the best mascara I've ever used. Long-lasting, lengthening, dark, glossy, and the cause for about five separate "are you wearing false eyelashes?" questions. It is a toughie to remove if you're just washing your face, but if you use a proper eye makeup remover then it's absolutely fine. I've tried other mascaras, but none of them can touch They're Real.
BEST MASCARA EVER MADE!
This stuff literally is the best ever. People complement me all of the time saying "WOW, your lashes are so big they almost look fake!" I really really love this mascara. I keep buying more and more as I run out. THE BEST EVER! I repeat: THE BEST EVER!
not the best
not that good, gives me good length with okay volume, but very clumpy! I can get a better result out of my rimmel london mascaras. deffo not worth the money!
I love this product
It does not flake or smudge under my eyes... my lashes thicken and look better than ever.... I use the old one as a liner and love that look also...
Everything you could expect!
After months of reading reviews - and always being aware of the negative comments - I bought a kit with this Mascara and OH MY GOD! It's absolutely perfect as everyone else reviewed. It looks like I'm wearing naturally-faked eyelashes and it doesn't smudge. Plus it lasts all day. Will be buying the full size soon! Only bad thing is the removal process but oh well...
This mascara delivers. It magnifies, plentifies, and doesn't smudge or budge. No other brand works this well!
I have had THEY'RE REAL! on my list to buy forever. Granted, it does thickly coat my lashes but I find that fibers or fuzzies seem more prevalent in my eyes since beginning to use the product. I am adament about removing my makeup and eye makeup each day. Even then, I find I have raccoon eyes following a shower when I thought ALL the mascara had been removed. A BENEFIT fan for over ten years, I think I will pass on this mascara during my next purchase. Please advise.
Best mascara I've found
I really love this product and the length, volume and definition it gives to my eyes. It has staying power too which is brilliant as it doesn't smudge or just come off during the day. It may seem a bit pricey for a mascara but it really is worth it as the impact it has is fantastic- a real false lash effect mascara. Some people complain that it's hard to get off but I've found with a proper eye makeup remover, rather than just water and scrubbing at your eyes, it comes off perfectly easily. The effect you get from just one coat of mascara is brilliant so you don't need to add more coats or it will look clumpy rather than stunning! I have repurchased this item a few times now and certainly will be doing so again!
Uhhhh No...This is DOLLAR STORE MASCARA!!!
I have noticed this site lists all the best reviews first and any negative reviews at the bottom. So nobody will probably even read this. But just in case, please don't waste your money. If it's on sale for $2-3 and if it's free shipping then maybe. This is below average mascara and does not do any of the things listed. The only thing that it is good for is staying on through the day as it takes me an hour to get it off at night!! I'm sadly disappointed and I'm considering on not buying anything from this brand again. $24 plus shipping is just not worth it!
I received this mascara as a gift and initially thought it was over-rated. However, as I used it more, I began to love it more. I separates the lashes nicely, gives length, volume and is highly pigmented. You only need 1 coat to achieve the 'falsie' effect! It's great for people who don't have much time to do their makeup in the morning and want instant results. Plus, for a non-waterproof mascara this is pretty long-lasting. I've been in the rain and shower and this has stayed put. Plus, it doesn't smudge or flake either. Like all Benefit products, it isn't as pricey as other high end products but its definately up to that quality. One of the best mascaras I've ever used. Love it and highly recommend!
It was good
It was ok not the best and was a bit too clumpy for me. Yes,removing it was hard but i did it. I loved the tip of the brush
This is a great product and I would recommend it to anyone! It gives me lashes the length I've been looking for in so many other products! The only problem I have with it is that it's hard to take off. I hate how it feels like it's ripping out my eyelashes.
Heard and read so much about this mascara being UK no. ! best seller etc.. etc... So I bought it at the Benefit counter at my local Boots store. I specifically asked if it is waterproof, (as I hate waterproof mascaras) and I was told it is not. Great!! However, although it made my lashes look OK, it dries really quickly, so trying to apply a second coat, I found just made my lashes clumpy and stick together. The worst bit though, was trying to get it off!! NIghtmare. Would never buy it again.
Don't fall for it
Despite having an intelligently designed brush, They're Real did not work at all for my eyelashes. I understand that it can work for some people, but, like me, a lot of people have "followed the crowd" and wasted their money. There are a lot of cheaper substitutes, for example, million dollar lashes. I personally have short dark lashes which not not curl. They're Real caused them to clump and did not volumize them at all.- I believe roller lash may be a better benefit mascara for me.
I was not impressed with this mascara at all, it was very flakey and would stick to my brow bone! Ended up giving it to my sister to see if she liked it!
Perfection in a bottle
I love this mascara I am on my second bottle now and I just love it. It adds volume, length and it lasts all day; it is my holy grail mascara. Only problem is that its difficult to take off.
best thing that has ever existed
soo beautiful! long wearing and loooong lashes
Really nice mascara, lengthens and curls the eyelashes and doesn't need many coats, but can clump if too much is applied
Adore this mascara!
I use this mascara a lot and never tire of it! The brush is fantastic and really lifts up my lashes. Although I already have very long eyelashes this mascara adds amazing volume and separates as well as giving my lashes more length! It literally is the best mascara I have ever bought! Two coats though for the perfect result
Very disappointed with this, it started off well and made...
Very disappointed with this, it started off well and made my lashes look great, but after only 1 month of having It its drying up and its started pulling my lashes out and has resulted in a big loss of eye lashes.
Best. thing. ever.
This mascara is absolutely amazing. I could never even think of trying another one! I used to use Dior when I could get hold of it (was hard to get in NZ back then...well for less than $60!) and tried other brands in between, flirting a little with Bad Gal but not completely sold. Then .... When Benefit released They're Real I got it shipped out and haven't looked back once over the years. It makes my lashes look amazing, it doesn't flake or clump, I only need one coat (well...if I really want to blow someone's mind I can go two coats) and it's so perfectly black. I'm always being asked what mascara I use as people love the look of my lashes, they stand out even through glasses. I'm so obsessed that I currently have three backups in my drawer so I never fear of running out and having to wait weeks for a new one to arrive from the USA. When ever I get a sample or mini in an order I'll gift to a special friend or co worker who then becomes as obsessed as me. This mascara has changed me...maybe for the worst, now, if I've forgotten to apply mascara I really notice it! Before it was meh no one will notice & I can survive the day without it, but now...yes they will & no I can't! There's been a few turn the car around and go back to apply moments as I just don't feel dressed for the day without They're Real on my lashes!
Lengthening, but clumpy
I like it but I have to separate my lashes every time I use it because the brush applies too much product
I received "they're real" mascara as a gift and I must say it was absolutely the BEST mascara that I have ever had or worn. I used one coat on both the top and bottom of my lashes and they were with full and long. I looks like I have lash extensions. I love this product and I will be purchasing more of it.
I love this mascara. I have a health condition which leaves me with very sparse eyelashes. It is a constant struggle with creating the illusion that I actually have lashes and not embarrassing myself. I really like this mascara because it is super black, and makes my lashes longer and thicker. I actually look like I have something there as opposed to other mascaras. It last all day, and it pretty waterproof. I usually use a few coats, and it brings my eyes right out.
It is perfect
I have a small sized one in a beauty kit and I just love it. It gives so much volume and if I had to use one mascara for the rest of my life, it would be this one.
Where do I start?! I cannot speak to the perfection that...
Where do I start?! I cannot speak to the perfection that is this mascara. I have never been able to find a mascara that does not wear off or flake throughout the day and land in nasty little black flakes under my eye making me look ghoulish (yes, ew!) . INSERT THEY'RE REAL MASCARA. I'm dying over how amazing this really is. I applied in the morning and when I looked at my reflection after my 8 hour teacher work day i was SHOCKED! It was as if NOTHING had moved and it looked as if I had JUST APPLIED! Already on a mascara high, I went to the gym and upon arriving home I was met in the mirror with, again, flawless lashes. Day after day I had these kinds of results! Now, I absolutely refuse to use anything else! This is it ladies. Do yourself a favor and try They're Real.
my absolute fav mascara!!
I'm SUPER picky when it comes to mascara (been using Lancome & Dior) and this is my new fav! Adds volume, defines, doesn't clump.. it doesn't even need a primer underneath. Sooo glad I got a sample in my Ipsy bag b/c I wouldn't want to be missing out!!
Are the reviews here written by real customers??? I had seen this mascara in the top ten on some websites, so I arrived here to check it out. I read the reviews and was thrilled to buy it. So I bought the mascara and paid for the shipping even more than the price of the mascara itself. I really thought that I was going to get something that was at least close to be worth it. I am disappointed!!! What it does is simply lengthening and NO VOLUME, NO THICKNESS, JUST SHALLOW LASHES!!! I could get this effect from a mascara that costs 1$ at a local store. Please see the before and after pictures and judge yourselves. I prefer my natural lashes! Very disappointed!
Everything I was looking for in one mascara
They're real! mascara is simply the most perfect mascara, I have ever tried! It makes your lashes longer and more defined. The brush is easy to use when applying the mascara and it also helps you to make your lashes curvy. I couldn't be more happier with a mascara!
I've been through so many mascaras over the years but this one is by far my favorite! What I love the most is the tip to help separate lashes. It's absolutely perfect and I will keep buying it.
No flaws at all
I have used many many many mascaras throughout my life and this one is by far the best!!!!!
This really does what it says. My favorite part about it, is that it doesn't make my eyes itch at the end of the night, and it doesn't get clumpy, or hard. I hate putting mascara on my lashes, and then they turn into weapons... this leaves your lashes really soft still, but it does lengthen them, and make them look awesome. I happened to stop in ulta and grab this in a kit for 39.99 it came with the brow definer, and a sample of the pore cream all benefit products, and I LOVED them ALL
Yes it does wonders, but at what cost..
I love love love how they're real! mascara makes my eyelashes look, but what it does to them afterwards isn't worth it. It really does basically make my eyelashes look like I have fakes on, but its SO hard to remove. I shouldn't have to buy a $20 remover just to her off my $23 dollar mascara. I mean, come on? It makes my eyes sore, and sometimes it irritates them if any of the flakes get into my eyes. It's a good product, but it could really use some improvement in removal process.
This mascara does it all!
I have tried, Estee lauder, lancome, tarte, clinique, too faced,loreal, trish mcevoy, makeup fofever, Mac, mary kay..... This is the best masacara i have ever purchased. I am a products junkie, but this is excellent. My quest for the best masaxara ends here!!
Pretty much will not leave the house without it
This is my go-to mascara. It doesn't clump or crumble/flake, the wand with the mace tip is perfect for getting those lashes towards the nose and, if you're feeling dramatic, your lower lash line. A friend recommended this mascara to me a couple years ago, and now I wear it daily and have in turn converted a couple others into users. There is a drugstore brand that is a close second to this, but for a few bucks more, you're better off going with the real thing.
They're Real-ly An Amazing Mascara
I have to admit, I was hesitant. I don't tend to use black mascara, because it stands out so much from my eyebrows and hair (I'm a redhead), but They're Real has been a staple in my makeup collection and bag for well over a year and a half. I bought it on my birthday after having a makeover at a makeup counter, and I was stunned. Without curling and doing a lot of complex tricks, my eyelashes looked like I had added extensions to them, AND thanks to the unique brush I'm able to easily put mascara on my bottom lashes without looking like a clumpy mascara wearing mess. The only problem I come across is it flaking off and getting in my eyes, but that might be because it's an older bottle (GROSS! I know, but I've honestly have been using the same travel size and full size for 18 months) or because I'm used to waterproof. I have found the ONE perfect mascara, and I don't feel the need to try anything else anymore.
Really good mascara.
I just bought this mascara, and took off one of my eye's mascara. The comparison between the two is amazing. I was using the smashbox full exposure mascara, but this is way better. My lashes look longer, and fuller.
These lashes ARE real...
I VERY rarely write reviews, but I certainly will if the situation calls for it. I'm not going to waste my time explaining why...just look at the photos. They really are real...
Separates, curls and lengthens
For me, this mascara does truly everything it promises. It makes my lashes look long and voluminous, and it gives that thickness and falsies look. The wand is definitely amazing for clumps, which rarely occur and it is great that there is never any fall out at all. My holy grail mascara.
I am a teenager and my mom buys a lot of fancy mascaras from companies such as MAC and Bobby Brown that I use too but this is BY FAR the best!
Best mascara ever used
I love this mascara, after seeing it advertised in my local Boots store almost a year ago i had to try it. It gives my lashes great length and is long lasting, Whenever i buy a new one it always seems to come out a bit clumpy at first but after it drys out a little bit it separates my lashes perfectly with long length and no clumps what so ever, which is a bit strange but even so i will never change mascaras after finding this one. I recommend this to everyone.
The best mascara ever
I love this mascara, it gives my lashes volume, lengthens them and just generally makes them look fab! It also lasts all day without the need to reapply. I would recommend this product.
The best mascara
I have the worst lashes, really long and hard to control and had tried every single mascara around, and this really is the best out there! Love it!
Absolutely love this product! No clumping, goes on smoothly, makes lashes look long and luscious. Definitely worth the money. Well worth it
Buy the sample mini version
I had the 4.0g mini they're real mascara and I loved it so when pay day came around I went and purchased the 8.5g full size, awful! The product feels wet and weak in comparison, it does not create the look achieved by one coat in the mini package. If there is a reason pray do tell Benebabes but I'm glad I did not purchase the eyeliner and mascara in time for doing the makeup for my friends wedding..
In love with this
I can't believe how amazing this mascara is! I have natural long lashes, but I could never find a quality mascara that does't clump!! My long lashes look 10x longer and thicker. I put on about three coats and seriously no clumping!! It's amazing. I'm never going back to any other mascara ever again!
I bought this mascara after hearing/seeing great review of it, however I'm not convinced that it's 'amazing' and have been left feeling pretty disappointed and out of pocket. Benefit claim that this lengthens, curls, volumises, lifts and separates the lashed but I find that it makes them extremely flat (even after curling), straight, clumpy and sticks my lashed together - the spider lashed look is definitely not what I wanted to achieve! You're meant to apply this horizontally and vertically, but by time I apply it vertically it looks even worse than it did when applying just horizontally. I've tried this product at both home an various Benefit counters/stores (I don't know why they keep putting this on me) and it has never looked amazing. I've found that I can achieve the perfect lash look with other brands of mascara and for a lot cheaper!
i was going to buy a different kind of mascara ,when i found it.i loved it at first sight.i bought the miniture sample bottle to see if i liked .I was so happy ,it made my lashes look gorgeous .i am so happy and pleased with the product ,that i have been using it for over a year. if you want outragous lashes this is the product to buy.
I've heard so much fuss about this mascara, and I was so excited to buy it. However, when I used it, my lashes weren't realistic. They looked clumpy, and my eyelashes weren't divided very well. But, the first coat is simply marvelous. Maybe I'm using it the wrong way? I've looked up tutorials. But it is still a really good mascara.
FAB addition to my Permed Lashes
I do get chemical lift to my lashes and I wanted them to stay lifted between perms. I wanted the perfect thick, curling mascara and THIS IS IT! I also love it for how it adds incredible volume without adding a million coats! WORTH EVERY PENNY!! and I won't buy anything else.
Sadly after hearing so many good things about this product I decided to try it and got an allergic reaction. Anyone with sensitive eyes or skin may want to sample this first. It made my lashes look great though. :)
I love they're real mascara. I can't believe how long it makes my natural lashes. Everyone keeps asking me what mascara I am using. I say they're real. Then they ask again. The only slight problem I noticed is that occasionally, I notice my natural eye lashes breaking. It doesn't concern me much. They will grow back. This is the best mascara I have ever used and I love the compliments I get when wearing it.
Best mascara in the 32 years I've worn make-up.
This is, hands down, the best mascara I've ever bought. With a steady hand and light touch, every lash is covered because of the clever wand. Just be careful when you go in for your second round. I don't think my lashes need it but I can see it being desired in someone younger. My lashes look amazing. Super full, long and lush. This will be my go-to mascara until the day they stop making it. ....so please never stop making it.
A good mascara
So far I like it, though it does make the lashes stick together a bit if I'm not careful. I'm pretty sure it is because it is so new and really wet still. Aside from that, I have no complaints. I'll update if my opinion changes.
After waiting through everybody raving about this product, I finally decided to buy it a couple of weeks ago. I've tried it multiple times and it's really disappointing. I expected my eyelashes to look really nice and flared out , like how they do with my Rimmel London mascara (which is a fraction of the price, and better). Instead, they looked flat, even after curling them. Although it was good in the fact that it didn't smudge. The next day I tried again, applying waterproof mascara underneath to hold the curl, this is a mascara that I have relied on for YEARS! When I applied this mascara on top it made my eye lashes go flat again, and all clumped together, not in the kind of clumpy way that you want. I tried using it again multiple times with multiple techniques. I've heard that the sample size is actually better than the full size, so maybe I should have bought that instead. I'm yet to use the they're real eyeliner that I also bought when I got this, but I really hope that it's not such a disappointment. I'm only 14, and I got a job a couple of months back and I'd saved up quite a lot of money which is why I got this mascara. This is the first ever product I've bought from Benefit and I really don't want to buy anything else from there now. Even if it had have been good, it's definitely over-priced.
Best. Mascara. Ever.
I love love love this mascara. Its the best mascara i have ever tried. i am on my 2nd tube (first one was a deluxe sample) and i cant see myself ever trying any other mascara. I have really sensitive eyes and almost every type of make up even if its not touching my eyes make my eyes water and this doesn't irritate my skin or eyes at all. i have even slept in it (oops) and still wake up fine. there is a reason why this is a top seller. it does make your eye lashes look almost like they are falsies. it doesn't clump at all and coats every lash easily. The only way this mascara could be better is if it came in Brown.
Favourite mascara by far!
I have nothing bad to say about this mascara - it makes my eyelashes impossibly dark and long, without clumps. Only one coat on my top lashes is needed to completely change my eyes! If I'm going out I use it on my bottom lashes too, but end of the brush is great for just doing the outer corners during the day. I don't leave the house without it!
I've read many positive reviews about this product so I decided to visit Benefit shop at Myer in Sydney to test and buy this mascara. Lady at the shop used different brush when we tested it so it was hard to understand how this mascara really works on my lashes. I bought this product and then I tried "They are real" at home I was quite disappointed with this product. I don't know why it made my lashes stick together. Second coat just made things worse and my lashes stuck all together. I have long and thick enough lashes, so this result was quite unexpected. It probably works much better for some people, but for me it was nothing special.
Seperate and lengthen
So many people comment on my amazingly long defined lashes which is down to the clever brush and very good consistency of the formula. Great price point and partners well with the new gel eye liner
best mascara ever
I am old enough to know THE PERFECT MASCARA! they're real is by far the best mascara I have donned my eyelashes with! I found as you get older your lashes do not behave like they used to :-( It took trying on about 5 of my used to be fav's and came upon a sample of THEY'RE REAL , my search is over. the brush is unique and it works. I get length, lots of length I get lift and just the right amount of volume. the "burr" at the end of the brush makes it easy to get at those small can't see ;em lashes and fab for the lower. You will love this product! I promise!
More expensive better look? I think not.
Just came back from buying the they're real mascara, liner, and remover. To be honest...I am very disappointed. I was expecting a lot more than what everyone "hyped about". I am an artist and I can get the same EXACT look with just using Maybeline products. The mascara is alright, it does give you a fuller look but it clumps up A LOT. Personally as an artist myself I don't feel the quality of this product was worth the hype. This product is for someone who is "not good at applying makeup" because they cant get a really nice look with "cheap products". I am very disappointed, and I will admit. For someone like me who is an artist so has a lot of experience with makeup it really irks me that I can get the same exact look with my Maybeline products, I thought benefit was going to be something new since this was a first try on a first product of theirs. I am very disappointed as a first and I hope other benefit products show IMPROVEMENT and not just "this is better than the average cheap product". Debating right now whether I should waste my gas on returning this or not I may just wind up using it, but over all don't buy this if you are good at putting on makeup and can save a couple dollars or two. Its worth it, I wouldn't run out every month to spend over my budget dollars on something that I can get the same look with for about half the price. I was really excited for this product and now I am utterly disappointed. I could probably use my own Halloween makeup and get the same look STILL. This is a "benefit" of being an artist when you don't need expensive products to help make you look prettier.
Longlasting, and easy to put on. The brush doesn't get clumpy at the end like most other mascaras that I have used. Would highly recommened this product!
This is a great mascara! Have a full review on my blog. http://irishbeautybloggeer.blogspot.ie/2014/08/benefits-they-real-mascara.html?showComment=1409075270400
Believe the Hype!
This is a great product and really worth the money you're going to spend. I turned 40 this year and started noticing that my lashes were looking a little lean. The fullness and length that I naturally had in my 20's and 30's seems to have taken a permanent vacation. They're Real! was suggested to me by a client who was experiencing the same problems with her lashes. She said it was the best mascara that she had ever used and her lashes looked amazing. Dark, long and best of all, no clumps that I could see (and I looked up close). After purchasing and trying, I agree, this mascara is fantastic. The brush is the stand out for me, although the formula isn't to shabby either. The brush can literally separate all of my lashes when I use it so that even the tiny ones get a generous coating of beautiful dark color. I use one coat for a more natural look and two if I want to add a little bling- a- ling. No clumps, no dreaded raccoon eyes at the end of the day, just long and lush lashes that consistently get compliments. In this picture I have applied two coats. Even with out any eye shadow or liner, my eyes really stand out because of my lashes. They should have called this product AWESOME SAUCE!!
I really like this mascara the brush is great I especially like the pointy bits on the end of the brush great for the little lashes and lower lashes. Another fab product from benefit
Great to use
Makes my eyelashes look so long without looking clumpy. Have had lots of compliments!
Lived up to its hype
Let me just say I am the Queen of Mascara and own many in my harem and this one has been added to it. I already have long eyelashes as it is and this mascara truly lengthens them even further, voluminous and make my eyes POP!...I cannot wait to use it with the Benefit's PUSH-UP GEL LINER.. If I had to say the cons of this product, I will say that it does not give me the thickness/fullness that I would prefer nor as dark but it is still worth having overall.
Fantastic, my new staple product
I LOVE this mascara. Like many, I had seen the hype and was a bit cynical but this really does deliver. I'm not even a fan of plastic wands but Ive just been converted! This mascara does everything it claims to; lengthens, makes lashes look glossy and defines so well that it feels like you're wearing falsies. And it doesn't move. All day. Some reviewers have complained that it's hard to get off and it's true that it's more difficult than most mascaras but if you find a good eye make up remover it doesn't have to be a problem. Benefit have one but I use Olay eye make up remover which shifts it no problem, just massage cream over your eyelid and wipe off with cotton wool. The best thing about this mascara is that it doesn't clump or go goopy either. I would recommend this to everyone, it really is amazing!!
Best mascara ever.
The brush is unique. No clumps and separates my lashes like no other mascara has done.
Dramatic Lashes with a Little Technique
I've heard a lot of great things about this mascara. Beauty magazines list it in their recommendations. Sephora is always praising it. I see it on countertops and in blogs. So naturally, I was really excited to try it! I've learned that the best way to apply this mascara is to put your first coat on like normal. After about 30 seconds, hold the brush vertically and use the cluster of bristles on the end to hold your lashes up. Keep the brush there for a few seconds so the mascara holds the upward shape. After you do this, you'll look in the mirror and see bigger, thicker lashes that are longer and naturally curled along with bigger, brighter eyes. All day, you'll be checking yourself out in windows and windshields to see how it looks. You will not be disappointed.
Better than doll lashes
I have been using lancome doll lashes for a few years. I was very happy for with it. I recently became a benefit girl and have been venturing out and try new products. I tried this mascara and am in heaven. It is the only thing I will wear.
absolutely love this mascara...its durable and stays on all day...doesn't smudge or anything and doesn't flake off during the day leaving you with panda eyes like other products. It doesn't clump up on your lashes
Makes lashes look lush
Great mascara which can be applied lightly for daytime or bigged up if needed
Ive never found any mascara that works...Until now
I received a sample of this in my sephora birthday package and tried it out back in October. I could not believe how it made my short, and thin eye lashes look PERFECT. When I wear this product my lashes look full and so long! i get so many complaints on about them. Its an extra bonus that the mascara is not expensive either! I would recommend this to anyone. Ive never been so happy about a makeup before.
I received the sample size in my birthday gift from sephora last year. I ended up LOVING it so much that I asked for the full size for Christmas. However, I don't like the full size as much as the sample size. Maybe it is because of how small the brush is. However, I feel like the NYC sky rise Mascara is a dupe for this. The NYC isn't as good as They're Real! but it is very comparable.
Good but not great...
The concept of this product, it being 'gel based and reapplyable' is what appealed to me. However, although it did lengthen my lashes and lift them a tad, it does nothing for thickness and personally i found it did clump; therefore reapplying wasn't great. I will use it alongside another masacra for now, but will not purchase in future. Rather dissapointed overall. My natural lashes are long, thin, straight and dark. Hope this helps others to decide. Im happier with a high street alternative, that's waterproof too.
Finally the perfect mascara!
I love this mascara i have for years tried to find a perfect mascara that would give me length and volume and this is the answer!!! i love the length it gives me and the volume!! its incredible! i have short eyelashes and i've always wished i had those luscious long eyelashes the some lucky girls have but this was an answer to my prayers! i will definately be buying more in the future!!!
I tried a sample of this over a year ago and loved it to bits, but as it was quite expensive I've been looking for something cheaper, but nothing compared!! I found some that looked good once I put them on but after a few minutes the curl would be gone. So I've gone back to this and so glad I did! I always dab the end of the wand on a tissue so I don't get really chunky inner lashes, then wiggle the wand from the roots of the lashes right up to the ends, while slowly blinking. LOVEEEEEEE!!! ERMAGOSH <3
Heard so much about this product however I was really dissatisfied this product smudges easily after a couple of hours especially the lower lashes. I have resorted to applying a waterproof mascara for the 2nd coat!! I also purchased your gel eyeliner which is very good though.
Lashes look so thick,dark and long they look FAKE!
I'm skeptical about ALL mascaras I try. And Ive found "ok" mascaras( I think I just settled for what I could find). But when I tried my first sample of There REAL mascara I was blown away!!! My lashes look so long, dark, thick, and they dont flake like "Other" brands. I LOVE this mascara I literally live by it and swear by it. I have finally found the one! XO
Eyelashes have never looked so good!
I love this as people always comment on how long my eyelashes look! My eyelashes are really lightly coloured and with the Benefit The're real mascara you would never know! Highly reccomend this!
I was disappointed in the product.
I may have been expecting too much of the product because my lashes are very sparse and short. The product does make them look thicker and slightly longer, but I expected a more startling result.
The best mascara I have used-possibly ever. Loved that it fanned my lashes out rather than clumped them together which I find happens with most mascaras as I have very thick eyelashes. Would highly recommend this to anyone on the fence as it is 100% worth the money.
Not worth it!
I love all things benefit but this mascara just isn't for me. I have not applied any for three days, and I've cleaned my face every day, but my eyes still run black when I step out the shower. It clumps up as soon as you put it on and it's truly impossible to remove. I'm disappointed that I spent £20 on mascara that just isn't as good as what I would normally pay £10 for.
natural eyelash enhancer
amazing. seriously. yes the price is a little high compared to drug store mascaras but the difference is so obvious once you try it. makes my eyelashes super long and natural looking - i've had the same bottle for almost a year and still not clumps! love it.
I've always had trouble with finding makeup that does what it says and doesn't irritate my sensitive skin, but I had this mascara put on as part of a face date, wore it all day and thought it was perfect! Not only does it not irritate my eyes or leave them feeling tired at all, I do see a huge difference in my eyelashes when I apply this mascara. It is a little tough to remove, but I find that isn't really a problem because it's outweighed by all the positives (this is also helped by the new makeup remover specifically for this product). So all in all, I love it and don't think I would ever choose a different product as long as this one is on sale :)
They're real mascara
Great mascara....but it would be nice if it were waterproof. It does run.
I recently went swimming with this product on and was very hesitant about if it would run and smudge, but neither of those things happened! This mascara stayed in place the whole day and I did not have to worry about looking like a raccoon. This is my favorite mascara.
I love benefit and use many of their products on a daily basis so was eager to try this mascara. When I put it on, I didn't notice a dramatic difference considering the mascara claims to do wonders for the lashes but thought I'd give it a chance. Unfortunately, the worst was when I took it off. It smeared all over my eyes and took ages to remove. This mascara disappointed me so much as I love benefit and had heard great things about it. Sadly, this wasn't the case for me.
It's pretty amazing how the lashes get bigger with this mascara, the effect is very impressive. I totally recommend it.
They're Real! Mascara
Say goodbye to Bad Gal, Benefit's award-winning mascara and hello to their newest lash addition, They're Real! It is rare that I find a mascara which stands out from the rest and does what it claims to do, however They're Real! mascara actually does exactly what it claims and more. From the very first application to lashes I noticed that its lovely jet-black and slightly glossy formula lengthened my lashes and accentuated their appearance in just seconds. They're Real! Mascara offers a very subtle curl and separates lashes to give the appearance that you have more. Its clever formula does not clump lashes or leave an awful mess on my eye socket when I blink because it dries quickly. The scent is light and does not irritate or affect my sensitive eyes which is something I look for in a mascara. I am obsessing with Benefit They're Real! Mascara and will certainly purchase this product in future. Tip: Do you have tiny lashes? They're Real! Mascara wand has a rounded tip which is perfect for coating small lashes to accentuate your eyes.
I bought this product in Macy's at Xmas time when I was NY and paid $26 for it. (Quite Expensive). When I got to duty free in Heathrow it was advertised at £16.50!! I wanted to cry! Any ways- this product is amazing!! I then lost my mascara on a night out (boo):( I then had to use cheap mascara for a while until I bought it again. Angels sang when I bought it again my eye lashes looked amazing. My girls have given me compliments on my lashes! After one stroke of the brush my lashes are very extended they look fake. I LOVE this product! Can't wait until pay day to buy more benefit products <3
Best mascara ever!!
This is by far my favorite mascara! It's easy to use, it comes off easy with soap and water. It really lengths my lashes while darkening them and adding volume! I get so many compliments when I have this mascara on, I really do have to tell people" they're real" because they think I have falsies on! A must-have for any mascara lover!
Not so happy
I spent a while in the past trying to find mascara that would not leave marks under my eyes or on the eyelid. Unfortunately nearly no brand offers mascara sample, so I had to buy to see if i am happy. After a while I found the one, which i have been using for 2 years. After hearing so much about Benefit products I decided it was time to change and bought this new mascara. I was very disappointed as it let marks on my upper eyelids all the time. It might be just the structure of my eyes but after trying to wear it for a week, i gave up and returned to my usual brand. Wish I could get my money back.
El mejor rimel que he probado
La primera vez que me la aplique no me gusto, pero vi el pequeño video de explicación de como aplicarlo y desde ahí es mi rímel favorito, las pestañas me quedan larguísimas y como si fueran postizas, parece imposible de creer pero a mi me funciono de maravilla.
I have tried so many different mascaras throughout the years and this one beats them all. I have never seen my lashes so long. My daughter had bought this first and I was so amazed by her results that I just had to try it. This is the first mascara I have ever used that did not clump! It stays on, does not flake and washes off easily with coldcream and water. Best mascara you can buy!
Good product, but dries out quickly
I really like this product. I have short lashes and this product can lengthen and plump them up. The only issue I have is that it dries out too quickly. Compared to other mascaras in general, I'd say this dried up in half the time.
Not as good as I had hoped
I was really looking forward to this mascara but was so disappointed when it came. It clumped as soon as I put it on and made my eyelashes go really dry and brittle. I have mascaras much cheaper than this one that I would choose over this.
This mask is perfect. I'vThis product is the best!
This mask is perfect. I've used many other various brands and I am in love with this. Lengthens and adds volume to lashes and remains perfect throughout the time of use. Where I live the temperature is high almost throughout the year and this mask surprised me, for it was perfect even in the heat. Love Benefit, and recommend their products. It's all good. Note 1000.
This product has great features
I just love this mascara it looks so natural I just wish you would bring it out in waterproof
Wanted to check out the hype, so purchased the sample size of this product, but I was not impressed. It's not a good mascara for messy appliers such as myself and didn't do too much for volume. I will stick to my tried and true that is half the cost. I've tried many Benefit products and this is the only one I was not sold on and will not be repurchasing.
Perfection, my favorite!
I can't go a day without this stuff. The packaging is perfect and the price is well suitable for what you're going to get! I never curl my lashes, and this product still makes them look curled. The lashes are individually coated with mascara that adds length and volume. I absolutely HATE clumpy mascara, and this one is clump free if you wiggle the wand at the root of your lashes and pull up. I also love applying this to my lower lashes. I take the point of the mascara and apply it to my outer lashes. The only fault is when you don't curl your lashes, the curl doesn't really last and becomes a little drab. Other than that I love how natural and perfect they make my short lashes look. This is the best mascara in the world.
smudges very easily
it's a shame they don't have a water proof version. I don't know what everyone is talking about how this is hard to take off. It literally glides right off with soap and water. And that's why I was so disappointed, after 1 hour of wearing it I had smudging! I give it two extra stars because its a good brush. The bristles on the tip really help with doing bottom lashes. Other than that, I will not purchase this again :(
Took me a few uses
I had such high hopes for this product. When I finally got my hands on it I was so excited to try it out. Guess what, first time I used it it looked horrible! But I wasn't going to throw 30 dollars away so I kept using it. After one week my lashes looked amazing! I think the formula just needed a little while to set. Overall I'm happy I got this mascara because I've had so many compliments on my lashes :)
Great product - but hardening!
This applies beautifully and is very aesthetically pleasing. But I have a few problems with it: 1. It hardens my lashes! Every time I apply this my eyelashes feel brittle and if they're about to snap off. 2. It's a pain to remove! It's so difficult to get off your lashes! Almost as if it's water proof.
A Terrific Product
I LOVE this product. Since I found it I continue to purchase the mascara so that I don't run out. My eyelashes are not very long but "They're Real" helps a lot. It works better on my lower lashes (because they are longer!) but I use it on both. Even before I take it off in the evening it looks good. I highly recommend it.
Best mascara I've ever used
I bought this mascara while I was waiting for a flight in London. Let me just say that it turned out to be the best mascara I'd ever purchased. I've tried so many different types, looking for mascara that matched up to my high standards. This is the first one that did that. It dramatically lengthened my lashes, while effortlessly curling them (I thought I could only get that effect with a curler!). The long bristles on the end of the brush make it easy for me to bring out the hard to reach lashes. I highly recomend this product to everybody!
Great mascara, horrible to remove!
The first few days of wearing this mascara are great! Eyelashes look longer and amazing! However trying to remove the mascara is awful, I use lancome eye make-up remover and it was hard to remove even with this! Then my eyelashes clumped together and quite a few of them fell out! I love the mascara but hate what it does to my eyes!
I love this mascara. I have short stumpy eyelashes that never get noticed so when a friend told me about this I thought I'd try it out for myself. It's a bit expensive if you're not use to Benefit make up, or high end products but it's definitely worth it. My lashes actually are getting compliments now. They look fuller, longer and also more curled up. Would never go back to any other mascara now.
What an amazing product! I rarely wear mascara as I touch my eyes through out the day but upon receiving this mascara, I changed my ways. My lashes have never looked so long and full. Strangers think they are my real lashes! I tell everyone to use this mascara. I would love it even more if it came in water proof, then I could keep my lovely long lashes going when I am swimming. Even my co worker uses this mascara and we always thought she just had great lashes. Great product.
They're Real is one of the best mascaras I've ever used. My lashes are long and thick without mascara but very fair and They're Real increases the fullness and coats them perfectly. I have purchased it several times before and I find it doesn't last as long as other mascaras, but it's still fantastic. Love!
Best and only mascara I will ever use! Lengthens...
Best and only mascara I will ever use! Lengthens dramatically, very volumizing and creates the illusion of having falsies on. Great price for an amazing product!!
I don't usually buy short bristled mascaras but I fell inlove with this one! It is definitely worth the purchase.
THIS PRODUCT ITS NOT WORTH ITS MONEY
Now this mascara wasn't brilliant, it wasn't really that hard to apply because the wond is quite small, however I really don't think it's any better than a regular mascara you can pick up from the chemist. If your going to try this out start out with a sample/ travel size mascara.
I LOVE this product! It is the best mascara I have ever purchased, every time I have this on everyone comments on how big my lashes look and that they do look fake! Will definitely buy this over again!
Difficult removal & breaking lashes
I also had heard all the rave reviews and hoped they would be true. Unfortunately that wasn't the case for me. I do love the brush, the small bristles are great & my favorite for lashes, but the mascara had no lift. It simply seemed to coat the lashes. But the worst part was the removal, I've never before had lashes break off like they did with this. And two days & countless careful washes, I still had the mascara on. Sadly won't be purchasing again.
It really lengthens and lifts!
My natural lashes are none-too-impressive. This product really transforms my lashes. Cool tip: I pair this with Badgal Lash and I get the best of both worlds they have to offer. No joke. Benefit should really make these two products a dual - it'll change the world.
My deserted island One Must Have
If I were on a deserted island and could only have 1 makeup? Hope it was They're Real! Bad Gal doesn't compare, at all, and I don't have any issues with removing it (or my eyelashes with it), being too clumpy, and it doesn't end up smudging either. Looks great at work where I wear a lighter look with makeup. Love. Love. Love my They're Real!
You won't regret buying this mascara!
This is a pretty amazing product. The brush won't clump your lashes and it really packs a punch in terms of color, volume, length, and definition. My main recommendation is to do coats right after one another or your lashes can start to get a little clumpy. The brush is also great on smaller bottom lashes and distributes an even, perfect amount of product. I will definitely purchase this one again!
This product is amazing and I cannot give it enough praise. Just like all my products from Benefit I really cannot fault it. I also bought this on behalf of my boyfriend for mothers day, his mum wanted something to highlight her eyes. Just like me she loves it! All I can say is carry on bringing out the great products that you do as they are fantastic.
Best mascara I've ever used!
Quite simply the best mascara I've ever used and the only mascara I've ever bought more than once! It lifts my eyelashes perfectly so gone are the days of the eyelash curler. My lashes stay lifted all day and the mascara doesn't flake off at all. My eyelashes look elongated and thick, everything I've ever wanted from a mascara but never got until now. The mascara really lasts, I wear it daily and only need to replace it every 6/7 months. Well done Benefit, I'm so glad I found They're Real. Now please hurry up and make a waterproof version!
Love the volume and length
Love this Mascara! Really adds volume and the brush is amazing! Would prefer it not to dry out so fast (after about 4-6 weeks), but still the best mascara I've tried.
I was hoping to like this product, but I just can't. I learned how to use the wand, and it separates my lashes nicely, but beyond that, I'm not a fan. It's clumpy, and I often have to try to remove globs of mascara that try to bunch my lashes together. I have really long lashes already, and with this, they get the gobs of extra on my skin, and I have to remove most of my eye makeup to get it off. Understand, I'm trying to put on as little as possible, but even minutes later, it can still be wet and get on my skin. And finally, it burns my eyes. As soon as I get home from work, which is an 8 hr day, I have to take it off, or I'll be in tears. I'm glad it works for others, but I'll be switching back to my old standby.
perfect :D i LOVE it! <3
i use A LOT of mascara, and this is the best! I layer it on thick. mega-thick! and it always looks great. It also never irritates my eyes, which is rare for an eye product with such a dense pigment! i love it!
It's everything you ever looked for in mascara
Love this product, best mascara i ever used :) very recomended
This product contains sulfates, lashes fell out.
I was looking for a mascara to lengthen, volumize, curl and define my lashes. My friend who has tried several different mascaras recommended They're Real. Considering the cost was $23 and it is made by a prestigious brand, I did not read the ingredients though I should have. The first time I tried it, my naturally long, dark lashes really popped. It looked like I was wearing false lashes. However, after a few hours I noticed my lashes felt very stiff. I took it off before bed with make-up remover. The following morning, when I washed my face I noticed several lashes fell out. That never happens when I buy other mascaras which are half the cost. After reading the ingredients I saw that it contains Sodium Laureth Sulfate, a very harsh, drying, toxic chemical. I do not use any hair or skin products containing any sulfates. I have to discontinue use as I want to preserve my lashes. I will go back to my drugstore brands which contain Collagen and oils to condition and nourish my lashes.
I absolutely love it!
This mascara is by far the best i have ever tried! With other mascaras i usually find that it transfers onto my upper cheek leaving me looking like a panda, but i have not found that with this! It stays put all day and holds the curl magnificently, I could not recommend this enough!
i found that it goes everywhere when you put it on, this doesn't happen with any of my previous or current mascaras not good!
The BEST Mascara EVER!
I have been using this mascara for maybe a year now? It is the best of the best. I've tried high end products, such as Dior, but nothing compares. It's never flaky, or smudges after wearing on top or bottom lashes. My mom loves this mascara as well, she has watery eyes and once it's on it stays on and does run.
I'd heard people raving about They're Real! I mean, who hasn't. But I didn't believe it. There was no way a mascara could create such incredible results. So when I recently bought a Beauty Score from the Benefit Kiosk in the Las Vegas airport, I was elated to see the They're Real! tube in the bottom of the box. I'm sold. Game over. I don't see myself every buying another mascara. They're Real! makes my lashes long and thick and with no flakes! Just amazing. It also helps that the wand is like perfection. The end is great for getting those thin lashes and the design certainly helps separate the lashes.
Was a loyal customer until now..
I work as a television reporter, and I'm always looking for a great mascara to bring out my eyes on air that isnt too expensive. I thought I had finally found it when I bought this mascara. It lengthened and volumized liked nothing else I'd ever used. I was a loyal customer of only this brand for about a year. However, the last two tubes I have bought, the top that cleans off the mascara before use, has come off within a matter of a week, causing me to have to buy a new one. And not only that, the product started to clump and fall underneath my eyes making me look like I had dark freckles. If it had only happened once, it wouldnt be an issue. But this is now two tubes (over $50) of this product. Obviously the quality of the product has been compromised somehow. Will not be buying again.
Best mascara in the world
This mascara look so beautiful when you apply it according to the directions. It keeps looking amazing all day and it makes my lashes look amazing. It doesn't clump and makes my lashes look way longer than normal, but it still has a natural shine to it. It's worth every penny and I can't wait for a waterproof edition of it.
I ordered this supposed to be 'wow' mascara.... can't say, it is dry out, like an very old one. Very deceiving......
I really like the mascara, a friend introduced me. The problem is that the inside, that takes the excess product off the brush has broken inside and I just purchased it a week ago. Since I am new to the product, and it is pricey, how do I get a replacement??
Great for blondes, gets close to lashline
Love the wand, it is very effective. As a natural blonde I was very impressed at how close to the lashline this product gets! On the first few uses it smudged a bit due to wetness but dried out a bit after about 2 weeks and then had flawless application! I often get asked if I'm wearing falsies. Full review: http://www.pookybanana.com/2013/12/review-swatches-look-benefits-groovy.html
Best Mascara on the Market
I wear this mascara without even curling my eyelashes because it gets the job done. The best mascara. I will only use this product.
This mascara is great but I find that when removing makeup it does take a little more time than other mascaras. I also have fairly long eyelashes so I find I have to apply less the than usual with this product because it does tend to clump on my lashes easily
We have a winner!
The brush is so perfectly shaped, it's great for separating lashes, and it really gives them a boost. For being a "non-waterproof" mascara, this product sure acts like it! It's difficult to remove, but then again, the product lasts ALL DAY without flaking or wearing out. If i go to a sad movie and I end up shedding a tear I don't have to worry about a mascara dilemma. How do they do it???? Magic. I would love to see this product in a purple or iridescent, like something to replace the discontinued Prrrowl.
I received this as a sample from ULTA and I just have to say , Oh My Goodness, this is hands down the best mascara on earth! I have tried many high end mascaras and nothing even compares to "They're Real". Especially the results on my bottom lashes. They were so long they were tickling my cheeks. I have already posted on Facebook, to let all of my friends know they need to try this product. I don't usually bother writing reviews, but I believe that this product is worth telling people about. I will now be a forever customer!
I have tried so many mascaras, high end and drug store ones but I just felt like sharing that this one is the best one I have ever used in my life. Before I purchased it I red so many positive reviews and feedbacks and my expectations were very high. Guess what?? Yes it did do the magic and met all my expectations. I was pleasantly surprised and I will never use any other mascara. I have never been so big fan of Benefit overall but I am looking forward for trying all their products. I do recommend this mascara to everyone, no matter if you have long,short or curly lashes.
This has got to be the best mascara I've ever used. I can't believe how long it makes my lashes look. This is a must have in your makeup bag!!!!!!
After using this mascara, I have found that no other mascara simply compares. It lengthens your lashes, and separates them so they don't look clumpy, which is a massive hate of mine. I love the plastic applicator to.
Pulls out/cracks off eyelashes during removal :(
This mascara looks great when it's on - but is a nightmare to take off! I've been using it for about two weeks now and every night when I wash it off, I lose several eyelashes! It doesn't matter how I wash them off: with/without eye makeup remover, with a facecloth, or just splashing with my hands; a few eyelashes are pulled out or cracked off. This has never happened with other mascaras before. I have very fine and short eyelashes as it is, so I'm ditching this product STAT. So upset I wasted money on this product and lost about 20+ eyelashes in the process.
I used to love this mascara!
I used to swear by this mascara! I got all of my friends to start using it and we all love it! However, the last two bottles that I bought within the past month have both been extremely clumpy. I went to Ulta to buy another one hoping it was just a bad bottle .... but the second one was bad too. When one of my friends told me hers was clumpy as well, I began to ask others that I know use it and I have heard a lot of clumpy-talk. I am soooooo bummed because it really gave me the best volume, length and shine without clumping or flaking :(
Super Amazing Mascara
I was skeptical of this product and afraid to try it out but when I finally took the plunge I was so pleased. I love the wand. I can get it right down on the base of my lashes and it never smears onto my eyelid. It coats my lashes so well. And the ball tip volumizes and polishes my lashes so well. However, if I did not have a lash/brow brush, I would hate this stuff. It clumps my lashes together and makes them very spidery. Once I brush out my lashes they're gorgeous and perfect and super long and defined. Furthermore, it says to apply however many coats I wish to achieve desired look but I cannot do more than one run through of the wand and ball tip without them all sticking together and looking awful. Thankfully one coat is all I need. It never smudges or runs and I love that it's not waterproof and that I can still wash it off at night with nominal effort. It's a great product I just wish it didn't clump so horrendously.
One of the worst
Bought this mascara at Sephora for ~$25. Had to be good right??? Not so. It made my lashes stick together in big clumps that looked quite horrible. Tammy Faye Baker anyone?? And what's with that picky end thing? It certainly didn't help separate the lashes & trying to cover the bottom lashes was a lost cause -- a big mess. I've been wearing mascara since I was a teenager (50+ yrs) so do know how to apply it. Plus it's so hard to remove. Don't like to scrub my eyes that hard. Even with makeup remover it is very difficult to remove. Will go back to my tried and trusted drugstore brand that looks waaaay better. Lesson learned. Won't be buying products from this company again. This mascara ended up in my trashcan very quickly.
The Perfect Party Mascara
I call this my "party mascara" or my "im going out mascara" simply because it is the perfect mascara for a long night out. It gives my short flat eyelashes so much length and volume! It also gives my eyelashes a beautiful curl. I always brag about this mascara to my girls, because it is amazing!
Not so happy. I've used this mascara apprx 15 times and...
Not so happy. I've used this mascara apprx 15 times and it's already broken. The little thing that scrapes the mascara wand is either broken or ??, because when I take the mascara out of the tube all I get is a bunch of glop. I'm sure this is probably just an anomaly of this particular tube but I'm still out the cost, plus shipping. Oh well....
Omg this mascara is my favorite!!! I love it so much!!!
Not as amazing as expected.
I had high hopes for this mascara, probably too high. I had used Bad Gal mascara and loved it, and thought this would be even better given all the hype around it. I've been using this one for a week now and I am just not impressed. It does lengthen my lashes... But they have been clumpy and spider-like. My lashes don't look as full as they do when I use other mascaras. I do like that the mascara is easy to clean off, but doesn't smudge or run underneath my eyes like a lot of other brands. Overall, a good mascara, but I expected more given the price and the hype.
They're Real Mascara.
This Mascara Is Excellent If You Want Separate Long Lashes, First Time I Used It I Hadn't Read The Instructions So Didn't Think It Was As Good, But The Second Time I Used It, I Used It Both Horizontally & Vertically, And This DOES Make A Difference. It's Very Durable & Doesn't Run Or Smudge. Only Fault Is The Hefty Price Tag As I May Have To Only Use This For Special Occasions.
Looks great, but an absolute nightmare to remove.
I loved this mascara at first, it made my eyelashes look amazing, however it has always been very difficult trying to remove it and the amount of eyelashes that have fallen out in doing so is ridiculous. The other benefit mascara is far better, just a shame that that one is not waterproof. Definitely won't be buying it again... just not worth the money.
at first I liked it
I went to sephore to buy this mascara because I heard a lot of hype on youtube so I wanted to try it . I bought the travel size at first I liked it but when I started using it more the less I liked it first it started of by clumping and smearing on my lower lashes and when I try to epremove it wouldn't take off. Also I think it was the masa area that made half of my eyelashes fall off because this never happend to me before, I'm going back to my drugstore mascaras .
Like it but not overly impressed
i think this is a lovely mascara however i found that the brush is too finely combed for me. usually once i have applied a layer of mascara i apply a few more for added length but have found i cannot do this with this product. once my eyelashes are stuck in to once place they are stuck..and will not move unless you wash off the mascara..If i apply anymore on top it does not make a difference. i would prefer a bigger brush. i have washed my old thicker mascara brush from my previous mascara and will be using that to apply my benefit mascara instead. so hopefully that will be better for me personally :)
Best mascara I have ever known!
i cannot go back to any other product after this. this is the best on the market.
Absolute must have!
I absolutely love this mascara! I have had so many mascaras in the past but I have to get this one every time now! I'm not a fan of false eyelashes (mainly because I'm rubbish at putting them on!) ... So this mascara is perfect for me. It really defines my lashes, lasts all day and generally just does the job! The only downfall is the price.
Pretty awesome lashes
I love this. I find I do not need to use heated curlers or normal curlers with this product. lasts all day and night. Will occassionally reapply if going out after work for slightly longer/thicker looking lashes. Had lots of compliments at work too :) I love that I get the length without the clumps or looking like spiders like other mascaras used to do. Can be slightly difficult to remove on occassions but just leave the cotton pad/wipe on your eye and gently press down before wiping away. May need to do this couple of times but works perfectly for me without being harsh :)
LOVE LOVE LOVE
LOVE love love this mascara. I received it with my birthday gift from Sephora, and as soon as a used it all up, I immediately bought a new one, and I plan to keep purchasing them! :)
I love this mascara so much! It gives such a natural yet different look and it is worth the money. It doesn't come out in lumps at all! The brush is perfect for getting the natural look many girls love but also the adventurous, glamorous look many girls want. Recommend this definatley!
I LOVE this!
Ok I'm going to be honest. I got a sephora birthday card in the mail, placed an order (which also recognized my birthday) and chose the benefit travel size package (can't remember what it's called) and it had this mascara in it. I liked it ALOT the first time I used it and actually went into a sephora the next week when I was at the beach (I live no where near one so go nuts when I find one) and brought the bday card and picked out the same bday reward just so I could get this mascara again! So yeah, I doubled up on the birthday reward but it was for this stuff right here! The brush is just....I dunno..user friendly? The reason I gave it 4 stars is because, like other mascaras for me, I find that I need to leave them SLIGHTLY open for 24 hours to get the consistency I like. Most of them, this included is slightly too liquidy for me...but once it firmed up a bit...I LOVED it!
I recently received this as a Christmas present, this is a long lasting mascara and give's you full long lashes but I have had mascara's that give me long lashes simalar to this. The mascara brush has the little brush things at the end to get to the eyelash hairs in the Corner of your eye, which is perfect! This mascara stays on all day and is very good.
Best Mascara Ever!
I have used this product for just over a year now, and i cannot fault it. The wand is brilliant, and i love how my eyelashes go from small to big in only a few strokes! Even if i want a slightly less toned down look for my lashes, this product still manages to do this as well for me!
Shame about the price!
I bought this mascara before a recent holiday and I do think it does what it says on the tin, my eyelashes do look lovely afterwards. unlike others I don't have a problem getting it off and I just use basic face wipes! My problem is how quick it dries out, my sister has also said the same, I've been buying a new one every 3-4 weeks, this wouldn't be a problem if it was a bit cheaper!
This mascara is pretty amazing, it lengthens my eyelashes more then what they already are. The only bad thing is it hardens my lashes which makes it hard to take off . If you don't like when mascara hardens try bad gal it doesn't do it as much.
this is THE best mascara ever !!!!!
this is THE best mascara ever !!!!! I have tried pretty much all of them from the most expensive to the least and this beats them all. No clumping, no smudging, no mess. The brush lets you get into the corners with out making a huge mess. The brush never clogs. It so good I got 2 for Xmas.
I love this mascara! It makes my asian lashes super voluminous. I highly recommend! check out my tutorial using this:
When I bought They're Real I was so happy, I heard so many great things about it. But when I used is.. I was totally dieing, like, it was just perfection. Pure perfection! I've tried a mascara wich had pretty much the same brush but omg, They're Real is just the bomb. Maybe it's a little more expensive than other mascara's but when you try this you'll never ever want to switch!
Never Comes Off!
This mascara made my lashes longer than I ever thought possible! It's fantastic and once it dries, it will never come off! Even after I've taken make up remover and basically scrubbed, it stays on my lashes, which is a little bit of a bad thing, haha. All in all, it is a great mascara, but I prefer the bad gal.
This mascara worked quite well for me. it lengthened and curled my lashes. Even when the actual mascara inside had ran out I still continued to use the brush with other mascaras and it worked almost just as well. The only problem i have with this mascara is the price as i got it from my sister i haven't actually purchased it. However I believe I will purchase this item in the foreseeable future.
LOVE IT! Best mascara I've ever used!!!!
Love this mascara! Users need to practice with the wand to get angles just right, after that , They're Real Mascara is AMAZING and does everything that it advertises. I'm very impressed with the mascara and would refer to anyone, along with the tip of practicing with the wand. I used to layer mascara to achieve the look I wanted. They're Real Mascara helps me achieve the look I want without having to layer. Although, on nights out I layer with Badgal lash mascara and my lashes look so great they almost look like falsies!
Worst Mascara Ever!
Thankfully I got the mini as a gift with purchase so I didn't have to spend any money on this. OMG! Does anyone else have a problem getting this stuff to work on their opposite eye? It works fine on my left eye as I am left handed. But when I put it on my right eye, that's where the problems come in. My outer and inner lashes clump together and trying to get the eyelash comb through them is next to impossible because it dries too quickly. I was late to work this morning because I was fiddling with my eyelashes trying to get them unstuck! I finally pulled off some of the excess with my fingernails and that did the trick. I have naturally long eyelashes so I didn't see anything remarkable with this mascara. There's nothing that my regular stuff won't do.
At last - the perfect mascara
I have to confess to be a real mascara junkie and over the years I have spent a fortune looking for "the one". You name a designer make up brand and I guarantee I have tried their mascara! None of them have lived up to my expectations. I stumbled across the Benefit counter at my local department store and after reading about this mascara decided to give it a go - what had I lose? It was bound to be rubbish I thought but I'll give it a go and its cheaper than the other mascaras I had been buying. The first time I used it, I have to admit I did combine it with another mascara and the results were not great. My lashes are dead straight and I need to use curlers and then a good mascara to hold the curl. I decided to experiment on a non-working day using just They're Real Mascara. I have not looked back. I have to say this is by far the best mascara I have ever used. Never have I felt so good about my lashes. I will be buying again and am now looking at other Benefit make up.
Full, long lashes.
I purchased this product because of all the hype surrounding it and I was not disappointed. This mascara doubled the length of my already fairly long lashes and only needed one to two coats. The only downside is that it is difficult to remove and rather than coming off on a makeup wipe, it smudges all around my eyes which can be annoying. I need to use heavy duty eye makeup remover to remove all of it. Aside from this small fault, it is an amazing mascara.
I've tried virtually all of the drugstore mascaras and this mascara is definitely the best! worth the money!
I had been wanting this mascara for as long as I can remeber. I've never had a high end mascara before, so when my mom bought me this I was so excited! I really like this mascara. It's nice and easy to apply, and it separates and elongates your lashes. The cons I found, was it's easy to over apply. I don't mean that it gets clumpy, because the brush is amazing separating clumps. I mean that the lashes get thick and covered in too much product. I'm sure their are ways to avoid this, but it's just something that I found that was a slight struggle. This product definately gives off a false eyelash look. I, being in high school, really enjoy nice long and voluminous lashes. This product claims to curl your eyelashes. I'm not sure if it successfully does this. I would recomenD still using a lash curler. My favorite thing about This mascara is it's brush. I love the "spikes" part at the top, this really gets every lash.
I got a sample of this mascara from a retail store for my birthday. It has to be the worst mascara I've ever used in my life. It clumped up and made my eyelashes stick together. I looked like I had spiders growing out of my eyeballs. It was that bad. Plus, the mascara dries far too quickly. There was no way to try to separate the lashes after the horror. Just awful. I'm glad I didn't spend money on it. I can't believe Benefit actually thinks this is a credible product to sell to people. I'm wondering if a recall is imminent.
Absolutely in love with this product! I have recommended this the several of my friends, and now this is all we use! I have not experienced any clumping, smudging, or wearing off. So happy I found this!
The Perfect Mascara. Absolutely PERFECT!
I always like how my lashes look in mascara. I DON'T like how under my eyes look after I've worn mascara for a while! I have tried every waterproof formula known to man (or it feels like it) and had yet to find a mascara that stayed put all day. Enter they're REAL! by benefit. I received a sample from a cosmetics store, and I tried it. First, I tried wearing it while riding my bicycle to work. No raccoon eyes. I was impressed. Then came the ultimate test-walking in the snow. I had flakes hitting me in the eyes and I arrived at work looking like I just put the mascara on! I am completely sold!
Clumpy, flaky, and wimpy!
Clumpy, flaky, and wimpy (and those are not suggestions for new names for some of the Seven Dwarfs!); they describe this mascara! I had high hopes for this product after reading the positive reviews but, after using this mascara, I will continue to use my usual mascara, instead. Perhaps if this mascara was manufactured in a waterproof formula, it would apply and adhere better? However, it applies in clumps, then it flakes, and as the day wears on, the mascara wears off, especially if the wearer has oily skin! The only positive I found is the brush, since the bristles at the tip of the wand make application to the lower lashes easier. Otherwise, I think that they need to go back to the "drawing board" with this one, and develop a thinner, smoother formula, with more longevity, such as is found in waterproof formulas. Pass on this one; it doesn't deliver what it promises, in my opinion.
Amazing, i can cry!
This mascara is the best!! I have tried them all it seems and I was not confident until I put this one. My eyes water, and sometimes I cry and most mascaras if my eyes water, or I cry burn and just make everything worse!! You can get sweaty, your eyes can burn, you can cry and this mascara stays and doesn't burn your eyes. It also makes my eyelashes look AMAZING!!!
MUST HAVE MASCARA
BEST MASCARA! I have to say having this be the "birthday gift" from Sephora is pretty brilliant. I got the little one of it for my birthday and fell IN LOVE.. its a MUST HAVE.. im not the one to buy expensive make up.. It was my first "high end" end buy and let me tell you what, that's about to change.. this mascara is everything! it lasts all day doesn't clump one bit it evenly spreads the lashes its just amazing.. I just got the mascara, professional, coralista lip gloss, and high beam for 36$ !!!!!! best buy evaaaa! if youre thinking about purching, just do it you WONT regret it! LOVE LOVE LOVE!
I do like this mascara but i honestly cannot say that it...
I do like this mascara but i honestly cannot say that it works any better than the rimmel london one i was buying for less than half the price...
Best. Mascara. Ever.
I was a devote follower of Bad Gal Lash, until I tried They're Real. The formula, the brush, everything about this product is absolutely perfect. My lashes look amazing and I don't have to hold my hand at such odd angles to coat every lash. It has truly helped me realize that I actually have more lashes than I thought! Love it :)
Seriously, They're real...
Having tried many mascaras before & returning back to the same old routine of using 2 mascara to achieve what I wanted, I discovered "They're real". Was sceptical at first but had a special offer to try it & couldn't refuse. Since then I have bought another & absolutely love this mascara. Truely does say & make your lashes exactly as it says.
This is probably the best mascara I've ever used! I've...
This is probably the best mascara I've ever used! I've actually had people ask me if my lashes are fake while wearing it.
Went on smoothly, did not clump or smudge! Love it
Went on smoothly, did not clump or smudge! Love it
Simply THE BEST!
As Tina Turner sings I'm applying my mascara and just can't believe my eyes! Literally THE BEST mascara I've ever had. I've tried many brands, expensive and cheaper (from YSL to Avon), and no other mascara I've tried compares to this one. I have very thin and shrot lashes, when I'm not wearing mascara you almost can't see them at all...but after I tried this mascara I definitely saw major difference. People (mostly women) have asked me what mascara do I use, and of course I share it with them. I used to bought it in Sephora, but since it has moved away from our market, web shop is the only way I can buy it now.
Got it, then dried up when I opened it on the first day....
Got it, then dried up when I opened it on the first day. So disappointed. Might get another one, but this made me think twice.
I first tried this mascara about two months ago when a friend gave me one of her extra samples she'd gotten and never used. i'd been buying drugstore mascara for years and i never really thought there was going to be much of a difference. the first time i tried this mascara, i could not believe how long it made my lashes! i do have pretty long lashes naturally but the product made them darker and even extended them. i was honestly surprised in the difference it made in my lashes. i've since bought the full size and am most likely never going back! my only problem with the product is that it can be a bit tricky to get off- almost like a waterproof type, but I found with the right remover it's not too bad. it also comes off pretty well in the shower. overall loved the product! I'm definitely buying again!
I was so excited to try this due to the commercials and all the hype but was disappointed. I thought it was supposed to curl your lashes. I followed the instructions and frankly I've been applying mascara for many years and know how to do it. I kept trying to get my lashes to curl with it like I can with cheaper brands and even after applying 4 coats it still didn't curl. I finally applied a 5th coat of the cheaper brand I'd been using and my lashes curled. Very disappointed that I spent all this money and it didn't work like I thought it was supposed to.
Love this Mascara!
I've been a one mascara girl for 36 years! Until the gal at Sephora dropped this mascara into a bag with a bunch of samples....I had actually just bought a brand new mascara, but when I tried, They're Real, that was it! It is the absolute best mascara, I love the brush, my eye lashes are beautiful every single day! I never thought I would change the brand of mascara I've used all these years, but I have!
Great but could be better
Love this Mascara it really does what it says, but have the same problem what some other people have mensioned in thier reviews, that it doesn't come off very easily even when i wash my face wih cleanser etc there is always a small amount left.
I was always tempted to try this mascara and as soon as i did, i instantly knew i was never going back to another drug store mascara or even any other high end brand. Having ridiculously long lashes anyway, this makes my lashes look even more beyond real! And i have received quite a few compliments on wearing it. Many people worry about it being 'clumpy' but this is very easily brushed out when applying the mascara. I'm on my third bottle and if your not sure about purchasing this amazing product, just got for it!
I was depressed because I was at a point where it seemed like all my eye lashes were falling out for whatever reason, and any mascara I was using was not doing me any favours. I went on a trip and wanted to save room in my makeup bag. i decided to pack a sample size of They're Real mascara that I had received at Sephora with points, and that was the smartest decision I made. After using it one time, I was AMAZED and wowed by the noticeable transformation!! I went from having sparse lashes to looking like I had false lashes, and NO other mascara has ever done that for me. This mascara gave me fabulous length, tons of added volume, curl, everything. It was a miracle in a bottle for me, and I immediately went out and bought a full sized bottle after using the sample size for only 4 days. It know I can count on this stuff guaranteed!! I would recommend it in a heart beat!
Okay, I never do this, but I have to -- it's a girl thing! This is my new favorite mascara! It hasn't clumped, smudged under my eyes, or flaked off (unless I forget to take it off before I go to bed) over the course of a normal day. Yep, I'm pretty much a believer. So if you ladies out there are tired of looking like you've been beat up all day long, then try out this mascara. Yes, it's more expensive than anything you'd buy at Walgreens, but, for me, well worth the extra money if I can end the day NOT looking like I've gone 10 rounds with Floyd Mayweather (who am I kidding...30 seconds is all I'd last, because I'd fall to the ground and play possum, he'd be confused for a split second--then take pity on me and go for the KO)! And no, I did not get paid for this endorsement!
love this produce
I think this mascara gives me the best lashes. The product will not clump my lashes. It makes them longer and thicker. I just love it
Definitely the best mascara I've ever used! Every time I...
Definitely the best mascara I've ever used! Every time I wear it, somebody asks me an I wearing fake eyelashes, this mascara is a must buy!!!
Bye bye straight lashes!
I'd heard so many people rave about this and I wasn't sure whether to give in and try for myself, but, I'm so glad I did! My eyelashes are really straight and blonde which I HATE. I use an eyelash curler before and for once a mascara that holds it whilst adding length but looking natural. I also love the brush it really helps separate lashes :)
I tried many brands mascara this give me the perfect look I highly recommended this mascara it is really good
Great but hard to remove!
This mascara is amazing - you don't need many coats before eyelashes look huge!! My own problems is that I have quite straight eyelashes and nearly always have to use lash curlers, but the mascara is quite 'heavy' and doesn't hold the curl. The other problem is that it is really hard to remove - I use facial wipes and then a facial wash and there's still a bit left - I hope this is addressed soon because it seems I'm not the only one with this prob! Apart from that, it's amazing :-)
This mascara gives you long, full lashes with just one coat. It never chunks or crumbles. What more could you ask for?
The Best Mascara on the Market
I received a sample from Sephora in my birthday gift from them and tried it. OH MY GORGEOUS! Right after the first stroke on my eyelashes you could see the difference in the length right away! I have received compliments all day!!! I of course went out an bought it today from Sephora! I love Benefit and you have out done yourselves this time!!!!
Best mascara EVER!!!!
I just want to say thank you benefit for this amazing mascara, I can't stop telling people about how fantastic it is. I got married at the being of August and it looked as good at the end of the night as it did at the start, even with all the crying I had been doing during the day (happy tears of course) and the best bit NO panda eyes not even a single bit of mascara out of place. This really is the best mascara ever and a make up bag must have.
Before I received this item as a sample, I have used the same mascara for the past 6 years. I was hesitant to try it because I already knew what I liked. I finally decided to give it a shot. WOW!!! My lashes looked incredibly long and full. I naturally have long lashes but they are not very full. This mascara gave the illusion that I had fake lashes on. Like the name says "They're Real!" I loved that they were so light weight and I hardly applied any mascara onto my lashes. The only downfall is, when I was washing my face, the mascara ran all over my cheeks and the tops of my eyelids and it was very difficult to get off with regular face wash. Regardless, I will definitely be purchasing a full tube of this mascara on my next trip to the beauty supply store!
Best mascara in the world!
I love this mascara and wouldn't buy any other. It gives you long, separated, curved lashes, with no clumps. I would recommend this to a friend.
i n c r e d i b l e
i absolutely love this mascara. i was a bit reluctant to buy it at first as im not one for the plastic brushes and much prefer the fat thick bristly brushes - HOWEVER i decided to give it a go after my mum told me how good it was. i couldnt believe it when the consultant held up the mirror to show me the result. i bought it straight away and havent turned back since - absolutely incredible and worth every penny.
My #1 go to mascara!
This is hands down the best mascara I have ever tried! it goes on smooth not clumpy, and comes of easily with make up remover, stays on all day, and the best part is the wand! the rounded tip is perfect for the edges of lashes. I will buy this over and over again.
i have short straight lashes and always have to curl them. most mascaras after curling my eyelashes look good for a few minutes, but eventually fall flat in an hour, but not they're real. it makes your eyelashes so volumized, but at the same time you could just use a little for the day look. best mascara out there.
I've never used a better mascara. This mascara not only lengthens my lashes, but they never get clumpy! The tip at the end of the wand is AWESOME to get an extra punch of length. Definitely a holy grail product for me.
very happy with this Mascara
Bought this mascara with the miniature one free. I have tried many mascaras, in the past and thought I would give this one ago. I have short eyelashes and fair, and found this made them thicker and longer, like some other mascara's I have used in the past. The only difference is the mascara seems darker, my eyes look more awake and more alive, I think the little brush at the tip makes a big difference.. Overall I am very pleased and would highly recommended especially to older people like myself :)
The Best Ever
I love this product. I have long thick lightly curling lashes, but they lack color. This product makes my lashes beautiful, full, and enhances the curl without weighing them down or being too thin. I also love how easy it is to apply, the brush is great, no major skill needed for perfect lashes.
Best mascara I've ever tried. It was the first mascara that I went "WOW" when I put it on. My only slight complaint is that sometimes it smudges by the end of the day and I don't think that there is a waterproof version (correct me if I'm wrong, but I can't find it anywhere) But, I do have pretty watery eyes and would normally only be able to wear waterproof mascara so this mascara is amazing because it (pretty much) stays on my eyes and it's not waterproof. Would recommend!
Best mascara EVER!
This is by far the best mascara I've ever tried (and I've tried many since I'm 41!). The wand is unique and really allows you to coat every lash. The formula lengthens as the wand separates. I don't even have to use my eyelash curler when using they're Real! which is a bonus for travel, as I do that a great deal for my job. The only issue I have is that sometimes the mascara gets clumpy on my lashes, but I'm thinking that may be because I put too many coats on.
Best mascara ever!
This was my first ever benefit product and I feel in love with it, my lashes are quite long and this mascara makes them look even longer! I would definitely recommend everyone to try this you will honestly love it!
Long, sexy lashes!
This mascara is amazing! I have a few mascaras but this one is my number one favorite. It work so well. It also makes your eyes look so defined and smokey that i don't have to put eyeliner on. The only downside is how expensive it is. This mascara is amazing I highly recommend to go get it if you don't have it
Well, I think I just found a HG mascara- this stuff is AMAZING! The brush is awesome, it gets every little lash, and it separates them beautifully. And it gives you BIG HUGE Barbie lashes! I love it - I just wish it was waterproof, but so far, no smudging. I'm really, really happy with this!
Perfect Lashes :}
Looking online, I had seen pictures of this mascara on other people and thought it looked clumpy and thick, as well as a little too dramatic. However, I received the sample size along with Watt's Up, which was the product I really wanted to try. I put on just one coat of the mascara and I loved it. I think more than one coat would make it look very clumpy and a little too over the top, but one coat was perfect. I can't stop looking at myself in the mirror. My eyes look huge and gorgeous, and my lashes look soft and fluttery. Love it!!
Not a mascara I would recommend
I would not suggest this product. It made my eyelashes stick together. My lashes look like tarantulas. Was a very sticky mascara and felt like I was putting on cement glue. A lot of money for a poor product
I loved that this product is long lasting, and does not...
I loved that this product is long lasting, and does not flake! I also really love that it keeps my eyelashes looking perfect all day! My only issue is that the long-lasting feature is ridiculously strong. It has too much staying power. I washed my face in the shower, and my face (under my eyes) felt sticky, so I used face wash and eye makeup remover, and it still would not all come off. I am literally still wearing it right now. Also, the brush can be a little too spiky feeling on the skin (so just be gentle when applying from the base of lashes to the ends). Other than that though, I actually really do love this product. My eyelashes are naturally very long and thick, so it makes it hard to find mascara that doesn't clump. This is amazing, and I love the construction of the wand. Additionally, I never curl my eyelashes (I have a natural slight curl to my lashes), but this product actually slightly curled my lashes, and gave them that extra pop! Overall, I will likely purchase more !
I love this mascara! The wand is so unique. It really...
I love this mascara! The wand is so unique. It really gets to all of your lashes!
Love Benefit products but was so disappointed with this mascara. Firstly and most importantly after it dried it still smudged onto my brow bone and looked liked I had another set of lashes. When at work I was constantly going to the ladies to check for smudging. Secondly and like so many other reviews it's really hard to remove. I use a dual phase eye remover which is really good but even this cannot shift this mascara in one go. In the morning I still ad traces under my eyes. On a positive side this mascara made me eyes look amazing. I just wish Benefit could do something about the smudging. A few of my friends have said the same.
Best mascara that I have tried so far !!
I am a cosmetician and I love trying all sorts of new makeup. When we started selling this brand at my store, I absolutely fell in love with it. This mascara is by far the best that I have tried in all my life. The brush is great to fix the lashes on the corners of the eyes and it is completely clump-free. Another great thing about this brand is that they do not test on animals! (I did my research). This is now my everyday mascara, I've been using it for over 3 months and still completely in love with it.
Best mascara ever!
I got a sample of this mascara from Sephora, and I've been hooked ever since. With only ONE COAT, my eyelashes are to my eyebrows. No clumping, no flaking, so smudging - just perfection. FINALLY!!!
This mascara truly is amazing. I loved how my lashes looked. and the brush is a genius design. it really helps separate your lashes! My only downside is that it doesn't volumize as much as other mascaras do. which is why this mascara is almost perfect. maybe a 3rd coat on my outer lashes will do the trick for volume. otherwise, with2 coats, even though it;s not as volumizing, it gives your lashes a very cute, playful, daytime look. I did a Youtube video comparing this mascara to another one! you can see the difference it made to my lashes. here is the video if you would like to watch. :) http://youtu.be/LCuCEOBV3K0
simply the best
this is the best mascara i have used ever and i am 57 years old so i have used a lot of various brands!!!! my eyes POP when i wear it.
Holy Grail of Mascaras!
This makes my puny little lashes look long, thick, and volumized. I think the brush is absolutely fantastic. The bristles are hard, so it really separates the lashes. And the end of the brush is amazing at getting at the very outer corners of the lashes, giving me a doll-like effect. It makes my already big eyes look more open and so much more appealing. It gives innocent big eyes, but still sexy. I am never switching mascaras again now that I've found this baby.
I can't believe it
I got this as a random sample from Sephora and I felt like it was a gift from the heavens, I am so glad I have this product in my life! One coat s all it takes to make my eyes POP. This is definitely worth the splurge.
What a pity
I bought this to try as I have allergies to most make up and extremely sensitive eyes. I know the mascara doesn't claim to be hypoallergenic or for sensitive eyes but sometimes I react to hypoallergenic yet can wear others that are not marketed as hypoallergenic. When allergic to a product my eyes get itchy, sore and they start watering - the tears feel as if they are almost acidic in nature as my eyes hurt so much. This happens within 15 minutes of trying eye make up. If I am reacting due to sensitivity rather than allergy then my eyes feel gritty, they start to stream with tears, they feel as if they are sticking together every time I blink and I just feel uncomfortable to such a degree I have to remove the make up. Unfortunately I usually get an allergic reaction and a sensitivity reaction at the same time, particularly with eyeliner and mascara - I have a little less of a problem with eyeshadow. So, as my favourite mascara is now out of production I have been trying to find a new one for a long time and, having tried expensive, inexpensive, hypoallergenic, dermatologically tested, waterproof or not - and seemingly infinite combinations of these, I thought I'd try this 'They're Real' after hearing good reviews. Sadly, I found that I got both types of reaction to this mascara, allergic and sensitivity based. I'm well aware that the product does not state it is hypoallergenic not is it indicated in any way to be good for those with sensitive eyes so, whilst it didn't suit me this will be different for anyone else with allergies or sensitive eyes as others may not react to the same things I do. Unfortunately even for the short time I had the mascara on I had other issues with it, unrelated to my reactions above. • I found it hard to apply without it clumping (and I'm 45 and have applied mascara daily for about 30 years so its certainly not inexperience that caused the problem. It may be the brush at fault but my feeling is that it is more to do with the rather gluey texture/viscosity. • After applying one coat I thought it looked alright but as with many first coat a second was needed to reach the sections I'd missed catching with the brush. I was unhappy to see that as soon as I put on a second coat my lashes began to clump and look very thick and heavy. I know that is the fashion at the moment, for very thick, long lashes that almost look fake but its not a look I expected to get with two coats (however, that might be a plus to many younger than I!). • I found that I did like the extra length that was very obvious but it was not good enough to overpower the really thick effect on my lashes - whilst they looked thick it was an uneven thickness that made it obvious that I was wearing a lot of very thick mascara and it appeared very badly applied (I'm not boasting at all but I apply mascara enough to not look as if a ten year old had put it on for me). • I didn't notice any curling effect whatsoever and I thought that a pity as I don't like using eyelash curlers. • I mentioned that I am sensitive to lashes feeling as if they are sticking to each other (top sticking to bottom when I blink) but this mascara didn't seem to dry at all and it made my lashes more sticky then anything else. • Finally, this mascara says its long lasting but testing it in this heat I found that even after only ten minutes or so it was beginning to bleed onto the skin on the perimeter of my eyes. I know it's not marketed as waterproof but after ten minutes, even in this heat, it really shouldn't be expected to start to melt of the lashes and onto the surrounding skin - should it? Is that too demanding of any mascara in this weather? I really wanted to like this as I know what a quality brand this is, but it just doesn't agree with me; not I with it.
I got this product as a sample with another purchase at Sephora and I absolutely LOVE it! I usually buy drugstore brand mascara but now I truly know what I have been missing. They're Real makes my lashes look pretty darn fabulous.
Great, but not amazing
I was super excited when I got this. I've encountered this mascara through my sister and tried it, but the results on me were not so amazing as everyone puts it to be. So I tried it again since even the guy at Sephora recommended it to me. I was like Okay, maybe I didn't curl them long enough the last time I tried. My eyelashes grow straight down so it just kind of cruel how the formula weighs them down even when I curl. It works wonders for people who have precurled lashes, but not for us grow-straight-and-stay-straight-no-matter-what people.
Bought this mascara a few days ago and have so far had a very love/hate relationship with it! The bad side is that I feel that it clumps my lashes together, making them look quite spidery as well as taking a long time to dry. However, if you have the time (and patience!) to separate the lashes with an eyelash brush or something then it does make your eyelashes look pretty and fluttery. I'd recommend this mascara to someone who maybe had a bit more time to spend on her make up in the morning than I do! Definitely not the right product if you want to just stick it on and go.
This is honestly the best mascara I have ever used! It really does look like I am wearing fake lashes and ever since I got this mascara, I have received lots of compliments on my lashes. Love it!
Good if you want long lashes, it delivers.
I tried it before I bought a full size .... I can say it clumps on my lashes & doesn't want to come off. I have a really hard time getting all the mascara off & finally after 3 trys its all good :( Sad about it, I wanted to love it.
I was lucky to get this in a sample - hands-down, best mascara I have EVER used! I get so many more compliments now.
AMAZING - False lashes without the glue!
This mascara does exactly what it says...FALSE LASH EFFECT...with mascara!! Doesnt clump adds volume and length whilst staying defined! Worth the price 10000000%
Best mascara in the world!
This mascara is amazing! I was a bit precautions about buying it because of the price however I was very pleased with the product! The mascara is better than any other one out there! It lengthens, volumises and curls you lashes astonishingly leaving your lashes looking huge without clumps or uncomfortableness. Never the less the mascara doesn't last very long however I just use the brush with another mascara until I get a replacement as the brush is phenomenal!
My new favorite!
I was using two different mascaras to create length and volume. I decided to go ahead and try this one, and i am so happy i did! this mascara works better than any other mascara i've used. my eyelashes look so full and long! This is a great mascara that does exactly what it says it will do!
Enhances but gloopy
A review should be truthful.. so... I love benefit make-up but when I bought this I noticed that the mascara it's self was a hard one to use, it is very gloopy and if you don't do it right you will end up with awful eyelashes.. however I have learnt to use my old mascara brush after applying this to separate my eyeslashes and ONLY THEN, does it do what its supposed to.. it does, provide longer lashes and they do definitely look false, which I think is nice.. but only if you separate them without the orginal brush. Ill still use it as if does provide long lashes.
My favourite mascara ever by far
This really does work wonders for my lashes as it gives the best length and volume compared with others that I've tried. The brush is the best too as it doesn't clump and combs well through each Lash.
By far the best mascara I have ever used! I will recommend this to everyone!
The brush shape is so great to use especially for long eyelashes. Easy to apply once for natural look for work but then add an extra layer or two for a more glam evening look.
I didn't know whether to buy this or not at first because I didn't think it'd work on my short, thin lashes. This mascara is truely amazing, as long as you curl your short lashes this'll make them so much longer, and add tons of volume! My favourite mascara without a doubt
I HAVE NO EYELASHES LEFT TO USE THIS ON!
I've been using this mascara for roughly 3 days now. It was okay at first; my eyelashes looked thicker and curlier but it did clump a lot. But from day one I noticed it is REALLY difficult to actually remove the mascara. Anyway, I've just started to put my makeup on this morning and after using a makeup remover for whatever wasn't removed yesterday, I noticed clumps of my eyelashes all over the wipe! I literally lost over half my eyelashes, I'm in pieces. This has never happened to me with any other product I've used. My eyelashes look awful now.
I love this mascara
I love this mascara, keeps the curl w/o the flake.
Can't stay away from it!
Hands down the best mascara I have tried. Most mascaras I have tried are good at one main thing (lengthening, volumising etc..) but this is just an all round good mascara! Adds volume, lengthens, lasts all day without smudging at all. Just finished my third bottle and am definitely going to buy it again when I have the money- worth it. Once you try this you won't want to go back to any other.
I have really long eyelashes, but that doesn't mean I'm...
I have really long eyelashes, but that doesn't mean I'm lucky because when they're not curled, I look like snuffaluffagus from Sesame Street. This Mascara gives great volume, and length, but it weighed my long lashes down, I have to re-curl after applying it. It's a great product, just not for me.
Best Mascara I've Tried
Accidentally stopping in front of the Benefit makeup counter and being introduced to this mascara was the best thing that could have happened. I've been asked more than once in a day if my lashes are fake. My mom and I both love it so much!
This is the best mascara I've ever tried - without a doubt! I'm used to getting clumps with other mascara, and this looked so natural - but SO PERFECT at the same time! I love the length it gives me!!
Best. Mascara. Ever.
Love love love They're Real! Lengthens and curls my annoyingly short lashes :-) The brush defines lashes really well too. This mascara covers all bases!
After years being faithful to another mascara, I decided to give this product a try. I am always frustrated at products which give you EITHER volume or length and this product was one of the few which promised to do both. And it delivered! I am not a big fan of the brush, because it is not an actual "brush", as I think I would prefer, but the result is really great: after just one layer lashes were full, much longer and coverage is great as well. I did not build up on it but based on the light texture I do not think that would be a problem in terms of smudging, clumping or anything. It lasted the whole day and at another occasion a whole night out as well, flawless. Definitely will be purchasing it again.
amazing but problematic
I got this mascara for my birthday, and i love it! it makes my lashes super thick, glossy and long, and a few people have asked me whether i am wearing fake eyelashes, it's that good. I was diappointed, however when the de-clumper inside the tube broke somehow- it lost the auction needed to take off excess mascara from the wand, so I have the wipe off the unneeded colour myself before applying which is time consuming and annoying, especially since I have had it a month. A little disappointing, but still a great product, maybe not worth the price.
my lashes appear twice as full. And no flaking. love it!!
my lashes appear twice as full. And no flaking. love it!!
I LOVE this mascara, it makes my eyes pop and look thick...
I LOVE this mascara, it makes my eyes pop and look thick and long and black the only issue I have with it is that its not waterproof :(
IF I could add a sixth star I would!
This mascara is the bomb. My lashes are very thick (really TOO thick) and lots of mascaras make them clump together. But not They're Real! I have always had problems with curling my lashes and this seemed to do the trick! I have already gone through a bottle and am on my second one. Favorite mascara by far.
Looks lovely at first but smudges
I LOVED this mascara the second I put it on. It made my lashes look amazing and gave them length and volume. Perfect for a night out and I also love this look during the day. However... I kept finding that throughout the day I was getting black smudges and spots on my browbone where my lashes had been touching and the mascara had rubbed off, it looked awful! I do not have oily skin, my skin is actually very dry so I do not understand why this was happening! I was really upset that I loved the look of the mascara so much but by the end of the day I looked like a clown :( it was also a total nightmare to get off!
I love this mascara! It's hard for me to find a mascara that works for me because my eyelashes are just picky. This works perfect for me! It lenghtens, volumizes, and seperates my lashes perfectly!
The Best In A Long Time..
This product is the best mascara I have ever used! It lengthens, blackens, and adds extra volume to your lashes! Before they're real! I had many mascaras but none of them can add up to this one!
A splurge turned neccessity
I stood at sephora for thirty minutes trying to figure out if I wanted to spend my money on BadGal Lash or a volumizing Mascara from Tarte which had better reviews (Imagine that crazy person standing there with two tubes of mascara and a smart phone)... I absolutely LOVE Benefit and really wanted to stay with the brand but I wanted to be sure that my birthday splurge was spent the right way. I finally asked the rep at the counter which she would prefer out of badgal and tarte. She picked up the trial size of they're realy and said I like badgal, never tried tarte, but I LOVE they're real. She told me about how great it's worked for her and I HAD to try it. I went home and put on a coat... GORGEOUS my lashes were longer than I'd seen them in such a long time! no clumps, seperated, and just perfect, honestly. Then I chose not to take it off before I went to sleep, because I wanted to see how it would wear under less than perfect situations... I woke up this morning with out a flake. This stuff is magic...
This is probably my most favorite mascara and I have used SO many! I love how it increases volume as well as curling my lashes. It's not clumpy and leaves my lashes looking very long and gorgeous :)
This mascara is definitely one of the best 3 mascaras I've ever tried!!!! Typically im a maybelline girl, and i love the clump crusher by covergirl. but i got a sample tube of they're real from my best friend and i absolutely loved it!! after using it for awhile and being really satisfied i decided to cave in and pay the price for this mascara. the only reason i gave 4 stars is because its really pricey for a mascara. this mascara is wonderful! I use it curl my lashes first,then put on 2 coats of theyre real, then layer clump crusher overtop for about 2 coats, then finish off with one last layer (mostly just to use the spiky brush and brush out my lashes) of theyre real. this mascara volumizes and separates but gives crazy crazy length. :) definitely reccomend !!!!!
BEST MASCARA EVER
I have tried all of the top rated mascaras at Sephora and I am ALWAYS looking for something better. This mascara makes my eyelashes perfectly long, curled, and full without clumping. I didn't even realize that was possible. It also stays on all day at work without rubbing off leaving black flakes under my eyes, which almost all other good mascaras do. I never write these reviews, but I had to share because I am so impressed!
I was blessed with long thick natural lashes so a great mascara has never been a priority for me - if I was dolling up, any old drugstore brand I can find lying around in my makeup bag would do. No longer. I received "they're real!" as a part of a gift set for the holidays and EVERY time I've worn it I've been complimented on my lashes - even frequently asked if I have extensions. (aptly named I guess?) Ladies, this is the real deal. I don't know what they put in this magic tube but it perfectly thickens, lengthens, and separates without looking clumpy (huge petpeeve). I like buying smaller tubes vs full size (sephora has them! -$10) because a fresh mascara always looks better.
The perfect mascara
I've been on the quest for the perfect mascara for years and I've finally found it! Its exactly what I want in a mascara, it lifts, separates and lengthens lashes, gives dramatic results and is long lasting too. Quite simply, it's THE perfect mascara.
They are REAL!!
Absolutely amazing mascara that brings out the lashes you never knew you had. I gave it a 4 out of 5 only because sometimes at the end of the day I notice some black shadow under the outer edge of my eyes. But that being it's only flaw, I still love it & will buy it again!
The Best Macara I've Ever Tried!
This product does wonders for your lashes! It lengthens them, separates them, volumizes them, and makes them jet black! I LOVE this product and I am almost finished with my second tube and will continue to repurchase this :) I love the wand and the formula, everything about this mascara blows me away every time!
I usually hate mascaras with plastic wands: I either feel they clump really badly or they just don't do anything. I'd heard so much about this mascara, but I never really thought much of it until I saw a little £9.50 sample in boots, and I decided to pick it up, nothing ventured nothing gained, hey? IT'S AMAZING! I seriously couldn't live without it, purchased full size straight away and take the mini with me in my bag. I used to have several mascaras "on-the-go" at any one time(one for length, one for volume, one for de-clumping) but this is all I need!
SO long lasting
OMG! I heard such good things about this mascara so i was delighted when i purchased it. It last SO long. Like too long. Not even my strongest makeup remover can get it off. BUT... i love the volume it gives me and it works wonders on bottom lashes!
Probably the best mascara ever
My lashes are naturally long and thick, so I consider them a feature that NEEDS to be played up to the max. After reading various tips and tricks for They're Real, I decided I wanted to try it. Oh man, it did not disappoint. My lashes were FANTASTIC!!!!!
So easy to use! Well worth buying
I am so glad i bought this product. The brush is so good and is really easy to make ur lashes pop and explode with volume and to top it all off clump free!
I absolutely love this mascara! It makes my eyelashes so long and voluminous! I deffinately recommend this mascara to anyone who wants to try it out! I absolutely love Benefit products and i would LOVE to try plenty more! Thanks for making such great products! :)
This is an absolute must-buy! I have stayed faithful to this particular mascara since the moment I first tried it at a Benefit counter in a local Boots store. As a Boots employee, I am always excited and willing to try new things on the make up counters and this I must say has been the most amazing and surprising. It is the only mascara I've ever used which has done it's job - increasing the length and volume of your lashes to 'wow' length. I've indeed had to say 'They're real' to alot of people questioning my bold lashes! Amazing amazing product. 5/5.
best one ever
My daughter bought me a miniature size "they're real' for mothers day. i have very fine eye lashes & have always struggled to make them look thicker & longer. after years of buying n trying many different makes & types of mascara i can now say i have found the perfect one. 'They're real' makes my lashes look just that,REAL, fuller longer & thicker,its amazing.As well as the benefit of lovely looking lashes it lasts longer doesn't smudge or clump. I am so happy with my miniature i will definitely be buying the full size from now on.I love it. I tell every one my lashes are REAL.Its a must for anyone who cares about the way they look.
This Product is Amazing!
I was at Macy's in Chicago, and I stopped at the benefit counter. I was buying posietint and they said if I spent $35 I would get a free eyeshadow. The guy said I might like they're real. So he applied it to me and I was a little unsure, but I decided to buy it. I tried it with my normal makeup and i am in LOVE! It does not rub off, get clumpy, or straighten my lashes! I just didn't like the way the counter guy applied it. It's perfect!! And, not an awful price for higher end makeup :D
I'm beyond WOW!
I'm a 44 yr old natural redhead and usually stay away from black mascara as it looks harsh on me. This product was suggested to me last minute at the checkout yesterday so I bought it. In 24 hours I have sweated and cried with it on and it withstood with very little being wiped away. I do not like mascaras for many reasons. The brushes are to big for my non existent lashes, can't seem to find a perfect brown, waterproofs seem to go grey on me, and my eyes tend to water when I apply it. I'm kind of fascinated by it. Its not waterproof, but its definitely water resistant easily removed with coconut oil. The color is so pretty and doesn't seem harsh to my face. I just read here on the site that it is glossy. maybe that is why it looks good on me? The brush, I'm still trying to decide. If it were a tad bit smaller and the end bristles weren't so stiff, I would have given it 5 stars. My eyelids are very sensitive right now due to some bad purchases and allergies. I did have to do a little clean up, but I think once I get used to it, it will go on seamlessly. There was no need for my eyelash curler, I was able to build beyond belief with NOOOO clumping, and it made my lashes really long all the while separating them. This is my first Benefit purchase ever and because I was so impressed I came to the site and registered. I also think my daughters should try it out. LOL, they love black mascara and have lashes like mine. Would I purchase again and recommend? Yes.
Lengthening, volumizing, the perfect mascara. My lashes dont feel heavy, looks like im wearing falsies. Leaves a gorgeous curl at the end of my lashes, and the wand helps me get all the little ones. Literally amazing, not clumpy, the best mascara.
I had received a free sample of this mascara from sephora for my birthday; and oh my god!! I am IN LOVE! I am going to be buying a full-sized tube within the next 2 days for sure! At the bare minimum I wear mascara to work. I wore this, and people were asking me if I had changed what type I was using! It was a noticeable change that I am happy about. The formula is light, easy to apply and the brush really does all the hard work for you! Totally recommend this product! Worth every penny!
Absolutely Love It!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I absolutely love this mascara! I have spare to medium lashes and after a few strokes....and I kid you not!!!! I look "as if" I am wearing false eye lashes....You get it all with this mascara, volume, length and curl! What can a sista ask for!!!!!!!!!
Best mascara in the world!
Separates and curls your lashes, makes them look full and dramatic but still suitable for everyday and lasts long! I haven't had to wear false eyelashes with this mascara at all! Don't think I'll ever buy a different mascara!
This is amazing it has everything in it I highly think that anyone who is looking for a amazing mascara should get this because it is very long lasting it seprates and curls your lashes it gives a lot of length to your lashes this is so good and it is worth the price
Long lovely lashes, But...
Fantastic results, This would have been perfect if a) it didn't end up under my eyes and make me look like a panda. I even tried powdering the underside of lashes - and b) if I could actually get the stuff off with eye make up remover. I have some other make up remover which removes every other brand of mascara I have ever tried - but not this. Have to use baby oil as I can't justify splashing out on another bottle of eye make up remover when I have a full one left.
DID NOT WORK FOR ME
I was having great expectations from this mascara because of all the positive reviews about it. I got the mini version at the local makeup store and it did not work for me. I have thin, flat and not so noticeable lashes. I usually curl them with a curler before applying mascara. I don't see much diference between "they are real" and a drugstore brand mascara. It does cover the lashes and make them a bit more noticeable. But IT DOES NOT curl them up, nor make them appear longer. My lashes are flat and just covered in mascara. I'm sticking to my favorite one.
Don't Read The Reviews, JUST BUY IT!!!!!!! :)
I NEVER write reviews on anything!!!! But, this mascara is the BEST so quit reading the reviews and JUST BUY IT!!!! You won't be disappointed, I PROMISE!!!!! :) This is the BEST mascara I have ever used and I will continue to buy it!!!!! It is now a part of my regular morning routine!!! Good bye drug store mascara's and hello BENEFIT THEY'RE REAL! MASCARA!!!!!!!!
Love at lash
I love this mascara. I don't even need to use eyeliner because I am able to get the product all the way to my lash line with the top of the wand. I have red/blonde eyelashes and like being able to cover them from base to tip. I gave a sample size to my mom and she loves it as well. I think Benefit has a new customer now.
I did initially think it went on a bit thick for my liking but after I got used to it I really liked the drama and definition of it. Since I've been using it I've been asked on several occasions if I was wearing false eyelashes or that they looked incredibly long! (One of them being my boyfriend - which is a revelation!) I would 100% recommend to buy this and it is much better than 'badgal'.
The perfect mascara!!
I purchased this mascara in the smaller tube months ago at an ULTA since it was on sale and all the employees were talking about how great it was. I do not usually stick with one mascara for too long because I have very short and think eyelashes and most mascaras either clump together or look even shorter than they did without mascara. So I am never fully satisfied with one brand. After trying this mascara I fell in LOVE. The brush takes a little getting used to but now I actually love my non-existent eye lashes! With this mascara they are long and thick without having to curl them or put in much extra effort and the look can last all day. It may be a little bit more expensive than what I would normally pay for mascara, but it is SO worth it and I will never use another mascara again! Beyond grateful to have fond something that actually makes me less insecure about my eye lashes!
I LIKE IT, BUT I COULD BEEN BETTER! :(
So, I herd so many great things about this mascara, i searched about it and watched reviews on YouTube. So my boyfriend bought it for me one day and i tried it and i was really disappointed, my lashes are normal, they are not long or that short, and they are not that curlie, but it still didnt work for me, everything was just a mess.. I think you have to try this before to see if it works for you! i still love benefit though! :)
Say 'good bye' to barely there lashes!
I will be the first to admit that I suffer from thin hair. My hair, eyelashes and eyebrows all got the wrong gene. Since wearing make up at age 12, I have battled for 15 years trying to find the perfect solution to sultry luscious lashes. Well today, my prayers were answered. My miracle in a tube for solving my lash dilemma is 'They're Real!" My lashes are the longest they have been and thickest too without looking like spider legs, eeek! What girl likes spiders, um NONE! Ladies, if you want your lashes to look full, long and beautiful then 'They're Real' is your new best friend!!
i absolutely loved this Benefit product! i am only 12 but love makeup and this made my lashes so volumptuous and long with just one coat!!! tip: do a thin coat of BADgal mascara first for beautifully long thick lashes
I love the thickness it gives to my eyelashes, they look very dark and curled. The only thing is that it's very hard to take off at night and leaves me looking like a panda in the morning...quite annoying.
:( did not work for me
I can not write a positive review based on my experience :(..but perhaps this is useful for some one, i have very straight eyelashes and almost every mascara i have used since the age of 16! makes them flat and the mascara clumps!!! so when this product came out i was very excited..i said finally a mascara that works!!! to my surprise, it made my eyelashes flat and it looked like a REAL mess. over the years i have found only 2 mascaras that curl,separate and lengthen my very straight eyelashes!!! it took me over 15 different mascaras to find a mascara that works for me ;). so if you have straight eyelashes and u need to curl them, this mascara will only make them fat :( ..but i love BENEFIT!
Much more lengthening and separating than volumizing or curling. Definitely not for someone with sparse lashes. You can't get away with more than MAYBE 2 coats unless you thoroughly comb through the mascara, otherwise it starts to look super clumpy. I may repurchase this, but only to use in conjunction with a more volumizing mascara. If I had to choose, i'd definitely go with Bad Gal Lash over They're Real simply because it's much more natural looking, and also volumizes, lengthens, and holds a curl better.
Tried this today at Boots, while popping in to buy the 'Porefessional' and loved it! It is so amazing! It does just what it says, full, long, no clump eyelashes, really is the best I have ever tired! I will be buying this every time it runs out! :)
Great for sensitive eyes
I was given a sample of this mascara and was surprised how fantastic this product was. Super easy to apply and it lenghtened very nicely. No fancy brush just easy.
This mascara is so good it gives my lashes the perfect amount of volume and length don't think just buy!!!
My Perfect Mascara!!!!!
Thank you for making my lashes sooooooooo beautiful ! I bought this item to try it out, as my lashes at 60yrs.old are thining. Well I'm sold with They're Real. Just bought my new one again. Just Loved It!
amazing for separating and length
This mascara is great for lengthening and separating. It leaves no clumps what so ever. My friend asked me if my lashes were real. It's also super long lasting. The only thing I would say is the little 'bobble thing' on the end of the wand that's meant to catch every lash isn't that useful because when you take the wand out its covered in mascara anyway so you can't see it. But I am defiantly buying another one. I would really love if it could come in brown because I love to use the bad gal in brown for every day.
Not for shy eyes!
Fantastic mascara. Really bold look, the eyelashes look long and thick. If you want to really emphasise them, this is the mascara to go for. Also it lasts all day long and is easy to apply. A bit costly but in my opinion it is worth it. (To Benefit: Very nice formulation, why not trying to make it less reliant on synthetic ingredients?)
Outstanding in a crowded field
they're real! mascara is the best mascara I have ever used, and from this 50-something mascara junkie that is quite a compliment! I have long but thin lashes, so the magical brush works with the creamy-dreamy formula to build and help hold the curl for beautiful, long-lasting results. It's fun to do starry, clumpy lashes or perfectly separated ones depending on my mood, and this formula is perfect for that kind of flexibility. It stays put until it's time for bed, and it's as easy to remove as it is put on. I like this!
Not a wow for me!
After hearing all the hype about this mascara, I finally decided to go out and purchase it. Sad to say but it didn't do anything for me that it claims to do! I have long but thin lashes and point straight forward. I have a hard time finding a mascara that wont weight my lashes down. I read review after review of girls who said they have the same problem as i do (which is why i bought this mascara) that mascaras weigh their lashes down but this one didn't. I was so disappointed! this mascara weigh my lashes down faster than any other mascara i have ever tried. I wish i could have positive things to say but FOR ME this didn't work wonders, so if you have thin straight lashes that get weight down by mascaras I wouldn't recommend this for you. You can always try it and if it doesn't work for you return it and get your money back as I will be doing!
my favourite mascara ever! have tried cheaper mascara but it just doesnt compare. Stays put all day. Worn it everyday for 4 months and still hasnt run out but will be buying another one soon. Doesnt make your eyes itch and makes your eyelashes look so long, volumised, and curled.
Great Mascara, obviously lengthens lash
This is a great mascara that gives your eyelashes an obviously lengthened look. can become a little 'clumpy' over time- i'm not a regular make up wearer so my mascaras last but having had this a year it seems to be getting a bit thicker (clumpier) now unfortunately. Perfect for people who wear make up everyday though :)
Gorgeous, false lash effect BUT.....
So the first thing to say is that I absolutely love the effect of this mascara. However I agree with other reviewers that you need to move fast if you don't want your lashes to clump in an unattractive fashion But that's not my gripe. The BUT and it's a mahoosive one is that it's nigh on impossible to get off. I use an oil cleanser that removes the heaviest make up and it just doesn't touch this stuff. It was so hard to remove that I actually had to go and buy new eye make-up remover to see if that worked. It did, but only after several panic-inducing minutes of soaking. Even more upsetting is the fact that when I finally removed the pads, several eyelashes (on each eye) came with it, which, when you don't have the most luxurious lashes in the first place, was horrifying So, summary, if you have the toughest lashes in the world, go for your life. Unfortunately, for me, the substantial downside outweighs the upside. Into the bin it goes - money wasted....
Best mascara ever!
I had seen this in the shops and often thought of buying it, but didn't get round to doing so. Then I was lucky enough to recieve it as a Christmas present- and I have not looked back since! I'm lucky in the fact that my lashes are naturally thick,dark, curled and quite long, so when I put a couple of coats of this on, they look really stunning. I've been using it every day for about a month, and my lashes still looked amazing! I was even asked by a collegue today if I had fake lashes on! I won't get any other mascara now!
Does exactly what it says
I wore this on a recent night out, one of my friends kept looking at me and then asked if my eyelashes were fake to which i replied no. Haven't you got lovely long lashes was her reply, she couldnt't get over the fact they were real. One of my favourite mascaras as it doesnt clump and the little ball on the end of the wand makes it so easy to apply to the corners.
Sooooo I headed over to my local Sephora to pick up this much hyped mascara thinking...really. how life changing can it possibly be???? Well while it may not be life changing, it is everything it's been said to be. My thin barely there 51 year old lashes look gorgeous!! I used one coat of a volume boosting mascara first, then applied this and VA-voom. It clumped a little bit, but nothing my eyelash brush couldn't handle. My search is over, THIS has earned a permanent place in my make-up routine.
Worse than my cheap stuff
I have been hearing the hype about this mascara for a long time. I bought a kit that had it in it and finally got t try it I am glad I waited b/c I got raccoon eyes, clumpy lashes not good at all.
Possibly the best mascara you'll ever buy!!
This is the most fantastic mascara ever! I always recommend it for all my friends. When wearing it I've actually stated multiple times "They're real!" which is kinda ironic. I could not actually believe how great this product was! I wasn't expecting such great results. I'm definatley buying this again and I use it all the time! Would definatley reccomend this mascara, it's one of the leading Mascara's in Australia. I can't think of a single fault with it.
so so disappointed
I was persuaded by the sales consultant to try this instead of my usual Bad Gal. What a mistake. This mascara is wet, cakes and clumps on lashes on second coat (because it is so wet), does not give the lift and extension it promises and should not be recommended to Bad Gal users because it is so different. I always curl my lashes but the wetness of this product weighs them back down again. It might be different for people with naturally long thicker lashes. I was so disappointed in this because I love the Benefit range.
I really liked this mascara, it gives amazing length and thickness, which I love as i'm addicted to mascara. With other mascaras, I found that i'd sometimes want to wear false eyelashes for more volume, but this mascara takes away that want as it gives great volume to your lashes! The only criticism I have is that it clumps a little, but even that's not really a massive problem.
smudges, nearly impossible to remove
This mascara looks great on my lashes, however after an hour or two of wearing, it starts to smudge on my eyelids. Also, it's VERY difficult to remove... Even after I've used facewash at night, I normally have to use eye make-up remover two or three times. And then in the morning, after my shower, there are STILL traces of it smudged around my eye and then I end up using eye make-up remover AGAIN in the morning. That's excessive. There are plenty of other good mascara brands out there that come off easily when washed. And we all know how sensitive the eye area skin is - I don't think it's good to have to use so much product to remove this mascara.
I LOVE THIS...
It isnt a day that goes by that i DONT wear this!!!!
Big disappointment :(
I needed a mascara that Ulta didn't carry (my normal buxon by benefits cosmetics) I did so much research on these 2 others that Benefits carries and I went to Ulta and bought the "they're real, mascara" and I was so disappointed. It was very watery and it just globbed my lashes, no separteing, just clopping my lashes together and I was mortified! Everyone had so much good to say about this product, it was rated #1 besides the lancome which Ulta didn't cover and its way too much $$$ for mascara. Not that the ones I were looking at were cheap either but not as expensive as lancome. Anyway, thanks the lord I bought a travel size of "Bad Gal Lash" mascara and the brush was so nice and thick and long and the mascara itself was such a nice texture it was like I was wearing my favorite (Buxom from beneftis) I deffinently seprated and gave me lots of volume, I barely had to touch the curler. So before you spend that extra 5 $ for the other one "There Real" I wouldn't waste my money or time that it takes to get it off your lashes. Highly disappointed :(
Who needs glue?
Ever since I purchased this mascara I haven't had to mess on with false eyelashes because this product does exactly what it says, gives me amazing long and clump free lashes. I use one coat for the day time and then add a couple more for the evening and bam my eyes become the focal point and at least one person a night asks me which eyelashes I have on!
Absolutely loved the product! The money spent on this is...
Absolutely loved the product! The money spent on this is really worth it, i recommend this to everyone, seriously it is the best mascara out there!
Doesn't do what it says on the tin.
I am a mascara addict: I wear it daily and really like thick, long lashes with dramatic full look. I talked with two girls at Boots who swore by this mascara, so I bailed from Lancome to try it. I am really disappointed. It really didn't provide the volume or the length that I had with Lancome (Hypnose). The length was ok but I can stretch my eyelashes out far more with the Lancome. Additionally, re-applying shortly afterwards was tricky as the mascara had hardened and second application resulted in the eyelashes clumping together. I use mascara A LOT and I am really sad that this mascara did not do what it said on the tin :-(. I don't know if this is connected but my eyes are very sore this morning and I am a pretty tough cookie re: cosmetics.
BEST MASCARA EVER!
I am such a mascara junkie. Whenever I see a mascara that I haven't tried, I always pick it up. I normally only wore drug store mascara, but then I got a few samples of this mascara and I am seriously in love with it. I don't ever want to run it because its my favorite and I wear it ever day. I do plan on getting the full size one very soon tho. Its amazing and I think everyone should give it a try.
I really love this product, it's good for everyday!! I like how it came with a small one to. It curls your lashes and makes your lashes dead long. It's wearable for day time too!! :)
THE best mascara!
This mascara is the best I have ever used, the price seems steep at first but it is definitely worth it. It really does make your eyes stand out and looks like you have false lashes on! I barely need to put any on for my lashes to be coated and looking long. It also stays put a very long time, no need to put layers on, 1 will do for the whole day/night. 5* product, would recommend to everyone!
i am in love with this mascara, it is so lengthening and i always get compliments when i wear it, the formula is perfect and this is the first time i have actually liked a rubber brush applicator. Thankyou They're real
Not fake looking!
I love this mascara. I have tried every brand. The best part is that you can wear it without any makeup on and you will look really good. The only down fall is that you need good makeup remover when taken it off. But overall I rate this to be a perfect ten..
The best one so far in my life!
I'm an asian. My eyelashes usually either very thin or pointing down! This is the best mascara i have even used... Why do we have to pay $30 from another expensive fashion brand? This one is way far the winner... Thank you...
I have tried many mascaras in my time and I've always had some kind of problem with all of them. They're Real lengthens, volumizes, curls, separates and darkens my lashes all in one mascara! Since wearing this mascara people have always commented on my lashes saying how long, black and beautiful they look. The brush is amazing and coats every single one of my eyelashes. I don't want to use any other mascara ever. My everyday makeup is never complete without a wand of this mascara!
The best mascara ever!
I love this mascara, and wont use any other :) The only way it could be improved is if it also came in different colours (eg blue) or with glitter!
I absolutely this mascara
I absolutely love this product, it does exactly what it says. I have spent years trying to find a mascara that doesn't clump, smudge or make me end up with panda eyes!! I have been thoroughly converted to Benefit cosmetics - reasonably priced, lasts a long while and easy to use. I'm bit too old to be called a Benefit Babe, but girl will do nicely,
Just love it.
This is THE mascara. It's amazing, it makes your lashes look so volumized and your eyes so big! Love it <3 Absolutely worth the price.
Best Mascara EVER!!!
Really love this product! I have tried lots of mascaras, but They are Real, is the Real Best one... Lasting and ultra black! love it!
This product is so good! i brought she' s so jet set and had a little size one and i had to have the big one ! great product
they're real! is easy to apply and super effective. My lashes looked noticeably longer. they're real! also lasted all day with no flakiness and with no smudges under my eyes. I found that I needed to avoid shutting my eyes tightly just after applying, as if I did the mascara transferred (just a little bit!) from my top lashes to my under eye area, leaving a whole lot of little lines. Blinking was ok - in fact that resulted in the mascara transferring (again, just a little bit) to my bottom lashes, which was convenient as I don't usually bother applying to my bottom lashes, so just that tiny bit was perfect. they're real! needs a little more than normal cleanser and water to remove - definitely need to get out the makeup remover!
After almost 30 years ... I think I found it!
It took forever, but finding this mascara was worth the wait. It is exactly what I have been looking for. My lashes are insane ... long, curled, beautiful. Thank you sooooooo much!