If You Hunger for Lash Volume, Try Covergirl Hunger Games Flamed Out Mascara in Very Black Blaze

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Covergirl Hunger Games Flamed Out Mascara in Very Black Blaze

Wearing the new Covergirl Hunger Games Flamed Out Mascara in Very Black Blaze

When it comes to love, luck and lashes, may the odds be ever in your favor.

The new Covergirl Hunger Games Flamed Out Mascara Very Black Blaze has a curved brush

Nice curves…

Not that I see Katniss from The Hunger Games ever obsessing over lash length, separation and curl (hey, that’s my job!). She has more important things to worry about…like survival. But, I like to think that if she ever caught a break from the arena, maybe she’d like the new Flamed Out Mascara in Very Black Blaze ($7) from Covergirl’s Hunger Games collection.



Covergirl Hunger Games Flamed Out Mascara Very Black Blaze before and after pics

Bare lashes on the left, and wearing two coats of Very Black Blaze on the right

The curved brush easily reaches lashes at the roots, while the non-clumping formula quickly increases volume.

Two coats of Covergirl Hunger Games Flamed Out Mascara in Very Black Blaze

Wearing two coats…

If I spent my days fomenting revolution, training in hand-to-hand combat, and dealing with two dudes fighting over me (Team Peeta!), Flamed Out would be perfect for me! — but since I sit in front of a computer with a cat on my lap for hours on end…I’m hardly ever in fight-or-flight mode (depends on Tabs). I would rather trade some of the volume for a little extra length, separation and curl hold.

All in all, I think it’s a pretty decent mascara, and two coats should do any gal and/or dystopian archery expert proud.

PRICE: $7
AVAILABILITY: Available now at drugstores and online
MAKEUP AND BEAUTY BLOG RATING: B

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,

Karen

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  1. Gowthami says:

    Formula sounds great to me!! Will check it out :)
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  2. Monica P says:

    Not a large brush fan .. so may have to pass on this one.

    monica.
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  3. I like the packaging and the brush!
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  4. hanna says:

    This mascara looks really good.
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  5. Cristine says:

    Oh I hated, hated this mascara. I have stick-straight (asian) lashes and there only waterproof formulas keep the curl in my lashes. I bought the waterproof version of Flamed Out. I curled my lashes and applied the mascara. Within 5 minutes the curls were gone and it was like I wasn’t even wearing mascara. I would not recommend this to anyone with coarse, straight lashes.

    • Karen says:

      Hi Cristine,

      Have you tried waiting a while between the layers? For me that seems to make a big difference in curl hold.

      • Cristine says:

        I did wait and I found when I put on a second coating it made my lashes clump. Overall it wasn’t a smooth application the second time around. It was sadly disappointing. Thus far I’ve only found Maybelline mascaras to hold a curl in my lashes.

  6. Chris25 says:

    I love these photos. You look like a model!
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  7. Azreen says:

    Surprised by the B rating because the before and after photo of your lashes looks amaaazing!

  8. modernfoppery says:

    What lipstick are you wearing in these photos? It looks beautiful!

  9. Amber says:

    I grabbed this last week when I *finally* found the Hunger Games glosstini polishes! I am really liking the shape of the brush and the soft fluffy bristles. It’s no Clump Crusher (my fave) but I really like it so far. No flaking, smudging or eye irritating for me! :)
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    • Karen says:

      Hi Amber,

      I’m a fan of Clump Crusher too! :) What polish colors did you get from the Hunger Games collection?

      • Amber says:

        I got Pyro Pink (only one I’ve tried thus far), Seared Bronze and Rogue Red. I liked the pink, but it’s so similar to one of my favorite gel polishes so I am passing it on to another blogger friend. I am still looking for a few of the other polishes. The green and purple look gorgeous! I can’t wait to see the movie. Book 2 was my favorite, and I know it’ll be great! :)

  10. Rachel says:

    You’re eyebrows look amazing in these photos!

    • Karen says:

      Thanks Rachel. They’ve been stressing me out lately so this was a nice comment to read!

      How are your brows doing these days? Are you wearing a bolder brow for fall?

  11. Rachel says:

    Still using my little benefit brow kit, which I’ve had forever but I love it! I over plucked my brows for years so I still have to fill them in a bit in the middle, plus it just looks better now that my hair is darker and I wear bold lips a lot of the time!

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