Bobbi Browns Eye Opening Mascara is Drama in a Tube: Review

by mehak on January 16, 2016

in Bobbi Brown, Eye Products, Grade B+, Reviews


When this packet was delivered to my moms house the other day, it got three reactions:

1. My brother: “Is it a sausage?”

2. My grandmom : Beta toffee aee hai tere liye (Child, there is a toffee for you)

3. Me: ” Is it just me or is that wrapping paper a bit creepy. So many eyes staring at me. Shudder”

I kind of have an eye phobia. Things with too many eyes on them – shudder.

Anyway, after that initial hullaballoo I found out its Bobbi Browns new Eye Opening Mascara . Basically this mascara opens your eyes to the world of injustice . No it doesn’t. It basically gives you volume, curl and length to ensure you get bigger and more beautiful, wide open  eyes.

I took for a bit of a spin and here is what I thought:


  • Thick, Chubby handle thats easy to grip. I like chubby handles and I cannot lie
  • It definitely delivers on all three fronts- volume, length and curl . My puny lashes get a dash of sexy with this on so its drama in a bottle
  • Makes my eyes look dark and dramatic !
  • Long lasting



  • Because of the wand, you can get too much product = clumpiness.
  • Not the lightest mascara to use – I can feel it on my lashes



One stroke of the mascara on top lash

Verdict: B+

Price: 2200/-

Recommendation: This mascara is definitely the most dramatic out of all of Bobbi’s mascaras its tried- it gives you curl , volume , length and color in one stroke. As a personal preference, I like mascaras that are slightly lighter in weight even if that means compromising on volume. But if you are a drama queen then go for it !


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{ 17 comments… read them below or add one }

Love Fashion Makeup January 16, 2016 at 12:46 pm

Doesnt sound too good. Anyway i feel that none of the Bobbi Brown masacaras are that good.


Megha Gupta January 16, 2016 at 5:31 pm

wow its looking superb


Piu January 16, 2016 at 6:01 pm

I loved the packaging. Any-ways its a good product but a little expensive for a mascara.


Nisha Negi January 16, 2016 at 6:44 pm

“Beta toffee aee hai tere liye”. Hahahaha :D Great post, Mehak :)


Anurima January 16, 2016 at 7:05 pm

OMG I can die for this sort of a packaging! But I don’t like mascaras which gives you feeling to sit on top of your lashes :|

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Chris January 16, 2016 at 8:39 pm

Your family’s reactions to the unique packaging gave me a chuckle. lol Too bad the mascara itself was a bit on the heavy side, because your lashes look lovely!


Priyanka Talwar January 17, 2016 at 11:35 am

Haha your family’s reactions were hillarious :-D !!! Gr8 post :)


Lisha@HeartBowsMakeup January 17, 2016 at 12:18 pm

The packaging is super cute, as for the mascara can’t really see a whole lot of difference from the pictures.


Perkymegs January 17, 2016 at 12:25 pm

oh..I don’t like mascaras that feel your explanation of your family members was sooo funny Mehak :P:P


Dipti January 17, 2016 at 10:22 pm

I saw this on someone’s Instagram account and I thought that its a very weird kind of toffee until I read Bobbi brown mascara in the caption. :P Oh btw that phobia of too many eyes is called Ommatophobia, I have it too :P


Sangeeta January 17, 2016 at 10:48 pm

The packaging does remind me of candy :D


flawedfabhappy January 18, 2016 at 1:41 pm

The packaging is really an eye opener!!! I have not tried any of their mascaras and this one looks too average as well. Thanks for the review.
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Garry January 18, 2016 at 2:33 pm

beautiful one. Loved your EOTD


shwetali January 18, 2016 at 10:32 pm
Hetal January 20, 2016 at 8:36 pm

Well.. Love the packaging and looks good after application.
But Price..!! Ouuch :(


Curls and Beauty Diary January 22, 2016 at 11:47 am

Just like everybody else, my love also goes to the candy packaging! So cute :D


Tara January 23, 2016 at 4:43 pm

Looks good but not for that price!


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