Thursday, 28 November 2013

CODE VLM Mascara


I, like everyone, am on the perpetual search for the ultimate mascara - and whilst I don't think I'll ever stop trying new ones, I do have a few that I think are particularly brilliant. CODE Volumising Lengthening Mascara (VLM) is one of them.

It was made by two women who had tried everything on the market and found them all lacking in one element or another. CODE VLM is the result of their collaboration.

Unlike some mascaras I've tried recently that contain a lot of fibres - or even a separate application of fibres (personally a disaster for me), this is a smooth, creamy consistency that doesn't flake or smudge and almost as importantly to me as the performance, it washes off with ease. It's also paraben free and they don't test on animals. 

CODE VLM premieres on QVC this afternoon at 4pm during Alison Young's show. 
To celebrate CODE Beautiful have offered five mascaras to readers of this blog. Mighty generous from a small start-up.

To enter, simply leave a comment below. Giveaway closes Saturday 30th November in the evening at 11.59pm. UK only. Five winners will be chosen at random.

GIVEAWAY CLOSED.

And good luck to Sarah on QVC! 


177 comments:

  1. Desperate to try this mascara! fingers crossed :) Thanks for the giveaway.Hayley x

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  2. i would love a chance to try, this looks like a great mascara xxx

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  3. hi, i would love a chance to try this, it looks like a great mascara xx

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  4. Wow - thank you for this competition! I am always on the lookout for a good mascara too. Being north of 35, I need all the distractions away from my fine lines that I can get! Crossing fingers ....

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  5. Oh I am always on the hunt for a great mascara but I can never find one that really ticks all the boxes. Would love to try this one!

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  6. ooh hello mascara of dreams. I'd love to win this!

    Just thought id take this opportunity on behalf of my face to thank you for your advice.
    also my purse said something but it was sweary so i wont repeat it ;) haha.

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  7. My favourite mascara is running out - it's like fate!

    Veep
    @PrincessofVP

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  8. Oh hello mascara of dreams! i'd love to try this!

    Ive read your blog for a few years now and id like to take this opportunity to thank you on behalf of my face to thank you for the advice.
    also my purse said something too but it was sweary so i wont repeat it ;) haha
    erin x

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  9. I noticed this was on QVC am excited to see what it can do. Thank you as well Caroline for all your advice and words of wisdom. My skin thanks you too xx

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  10. eeek would love to try!

    beautyh2t(at)gmail(dot)com xx

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  11. Oooh, sounds amazing! I would love to try it!

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  12. I'm always up for a new mascara!

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  13. sounds awesome Caroline! And i agree very generous for a start up also :-)

    @fullafizzy
    fconteh@gmx.com

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  14. I keep seeing people post about this, I am very intrigued! :)

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  15. Still on the search for my perfect mascara, could this be it?! Loving the more regular blog posts too, thanks! X

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  16. Would love to try this mascara. Always looking to find one that suits me.
    @Laurenn_S
    x

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  17. Would love to give it a go)Running out of my previous mascara,which didn't tick all the boxes-again!

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  18. If you say its good, i must try it! :)

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  19. I am always on the hunt for the perfect mascara, I'd love to try this one!

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  20. Has anyone else found that switching up mascaras helps with lash length? For instance, I bought Lancome's Hypnose. Loved it but when I next bough a tube didn't think much of it at all...thought maybe the formula had changed or I had gotten a dud. But realised its the same if I use, for example 2000 cal for too long. Same goes for shampoo...wonder if your skin/hair/lashes get used to one thing and it stops being as effective?

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  21. I'll try anything to stop me looking like a panda

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  22. Please stop me looking like a panda!

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  23. Id love this!

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  24. I've never heard of this, but smudge proof and creamy?! Sound perfect to me! My current mascara is way to wet - such a drama getting ready in the morning!

    www.ceejayell.blogspot.co.uk
    @ceejayell_

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  25. Ooooh I have not bought a new mascara in ages :) x

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  26. A mascara that doesn't flake or smudge.... I need this in my life!!

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  27. Bling me up baby, Love these products.

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  28. Thanks for this lovely competition. I'd love to try this mascara, it sounds like it would be perfect for my sensitive eyes as it is paraben free! xxx

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  29. Bling me up baby, love these products.

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  30. A girl can never have too many mascaras. Would love to add CODE VLM to my collection.

    missyogipatel@gmail.com

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  31. Would love the chance to try out this mascara. Its great knowing that there is a blog i can always go to for reliable skincare advice and product recommendations. Thanks Caroline.

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  32. would love to give this a go! :)
    Amaltee
    foxtale@gmx.de

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  33. Would love to try this mascara.

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  34. Ooh yes please. This sounds too good to be true

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  35. Ooh yes please. This sound too good to be true!

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  36. Great prize, winning would be an early xmas present! :)

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  37. I've been searching for the perfect mascara for 30 years. Please save me any further effort - let me win one of these!

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  38. Will tune in to QVC later to check this out

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  39. Mascara!! Yes please!!! My fingers are crossed

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  40. Mascara!! Yes please!! My fingers are crossed

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  41. Thank you for this Giveaway!! Sounds fantastic, i would looooove to try it! Xx

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  42. Thanks Caroline for this Giveaway, sounds great! I would looove to try it! ;) xx

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  43. Serously thinking of cutting my partner's eyelashes off-they are exquisite (no fair)

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  44. Would love to try this. Great work as always Caroline x

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  45. Oh yes please! Twitter @brighthair

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  46. I have blonde lashes and I look ill without mascara. This is not me being over the top either, my boss asks me without fail if I am feeling alright if he ever sees me without mascara or tells me I look like I'm coming down with something. It is always like this with everyone, so I am never, ever without a mascara. I would absolutely love to try the VLM mascara please! Thank you, Sophie (sophtaylor30@hotmail.com)

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  47. A chance to win a mascara that sounds AWESOME? Yes please Caroline!

    Thanks,

    Faith - @musicneyeliner

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  48. I bloody LOVE mascara and like you, am constantly on the search for 'the one'. I've not found it yet, but maybe this could be it??

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  49. Cheers, I could do with a new mascara!

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  50. Would LOVE to win this (I'm in the US though)...always looking for a clean mascara! I need to try this one. LOVE your blog.

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  51. This sounds AWESOME! Thank you and fingers crossed :D

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  52. Would love to try it - the hunt is never ending!

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  53. It doesn't flake or smudge!! I'm sold one of the biggest bug bears with mascaras

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  54. It doesn't flake or smudge!! I'm sold

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  55. Much like you, I'm keen to find the perfect mascara too. Thanks for hosting this!

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  56. I read this post at about 4.40 pm and immediately turned on QVC, just in time for the presentation! It looks fabulous. Fingers crossed! ps Sarah done a great job explaining the mascara pps didn't Alison's hair look good?! twitter @jo_kates

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    1. Thanks, that's very kind of you :-) Good luck! Sarah x

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  57. Ooh I'd love a new mascara, mine always seem to smudge under my eyes or take oven cleaner to get off!

    Amy x

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  58. always ready to try a new mascara

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  59. Ooh, I do love a mascara. Fingers crossed. :)

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  60. Looks very interesting. Love to try it

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  61. Eye opener, easy to remove, paraben free, yes please @minibtweet

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  62. My problem always seems to be fallout after a few hours of wear. Really curious about this new brand!

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  63. Sounds good. As a contact lense wearer, the fibrous mascaras are bad!

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    1. Hey Gina, I'm also a contact lens wearer and was worried about fibres so we added a sealing agent to hold them in place and my eyes are so sensitive too - it's fab for me all day long even when I'm tired and rubbing my eyes! Good luck, Sarah x

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  64. Sounds good! Fibrous mascaras are bad for contact lens wearers like me

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  65. Oooh would love to be entered please

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  66. Would love to be entered please and thank you

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  67. Oooh would love to be entered please

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  68. Hello! Would this work well on my short, straight and downward pointing eyelashes?

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    1. Hey! I'm Sarah the - Co founder of CODE Beautiful, Kirsti my business partner has really short lashes and has lost some over the last few years, so when we were designing the product we made sure that it was amazing for those with shorter lashes too. It's a fibre based product so if you use the 'roots, wriggle, roll' technique it will deposit the majority of the product at the root when you give it a wriggle and the roll will lengthen and separate you lashes. Good luck! Sarah x

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  69. I actually need a new mascara, I've only got 5 on the go at the mo............soooooo good timing :)

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  70. I actually need a new mascara, I've only got 5 on the go at the mo............soooooo good timing :)

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  71. Ooooh sounds good Hopefully long lashes with no irratation xxx

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  72. Sounds great long lashes no irratation xx

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  73. Sounds fantastic, would love to try!

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  74. Sounds fantastic, would love to try!

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  75. No matter how bad my skin is, mascara can always make my eyes look better x

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  76. Yeah very curious

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  77. I think even if I find the perfect mascara I won't know it - the grass is always greener with mascara!

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  78. Ooh yes please!! Sounds great xx

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  79. I really struggle with mascara, nothing seems to work very well on my short stubby lashes so I would love to give this a try.

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  80. Always looking for the perfect mascara, best wishes to everyone x

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  81. Always looking for the perfect mascara, best wishes to everyone x

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  82. Need a new mascara, looks fab!

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  83. That reminds me, I must invoke the 6 month rule on my mascaras, I've got about 25 and I'm sure some of them must be hitting 10 times that age - yew!

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    1. Hey Joanne! I just nearly fell off my chair, please don't keep a mascara for that long! it's not hygienic you really should be changing them every 6 weeks (before I learnt this I used to keep mine for around a year.. but never again) Have a good clear out. Good luck with the comp :-) Sarah x

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  84. They're like foundations, never quite find perfection, an endless search.....

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  85. Dear Caroline, I have to say this is The Very First time I have ever commented on a blog EVER. bit scared really.....I love your blog so much since I found it a couple of months back and I am trying lots of your skincare recommendations to great effect, and causing my hubby to roll his eyes even more when I say I have to get a new cream! Ha ha. Any way, mascara is another of my passions and I really didn't need to see another one that's supposed to be the ONE! It sounds amaze balls anyway, so my other 5 or 6 are going to have to accept there could be a new kid in the drawer!!! Emma (lacey628@btinternet.com )

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  86. Would love to give this a try! Looks great.

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  87. sounds like a pretty brillant product.

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  88. I would love to try this mascara xxx

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  89. I love that they don't test on animals! It would be amazing to win, I'm always looking to try a new mascara!

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  90. As a Makeup artist always looking out for that one amazing mascara

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  91. I always love trying new mascaras!

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  92. I always love trying new mascaras!

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  93. I'm always searching for a better mascara - this one sounds amazing!

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  94. This sounds interesting. I've been looking for a good mascara that's easy to get off as I usually struggle to remove them completely, no matter which remover I use. Most mascaras flake on me too, so an easily removable non flaking one sounds exciting.

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  95. Always on the lookout for the perfect mascara. Thank you, Caroline! xx

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  96. Love the no parabens, no testing on animals and the lovely packaging!

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  97. Oooo I'd love to try that!
    Ella

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  98. I would LOVE to give this a try!!

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  99. I love guerlain maxi lash at the moment and running out. Wld love to try a new one, paraben-free so I can feel smug. Pick me!

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  100. I am loving guerlain maxi lash at the mo on a recommendation but running out. Keen to try a new paraben-free mascara so I can feel smug!

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  101. My collection of mascaras urge a newcomer! I'd love xoxo Thank you Caroline

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  102. My collection of mascaras urge a newcomer...they feel lonely! I'd love. Thank you Caroline xoxo

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  103. I would be blessed to try this xxxx thankyou

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  104. Keeping my fingers crossed, xx

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  105. ALWAYS on the hunt for a new mascara and this looks amazing!

    Thank you for the chance of allowing one of us to win this. Have a lovely day. xxx

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  106. I noticed this in the line up for the show, but didn't see the presentation, I would love to be able to try it. alisonh222@gmail.com
    Thank you for the giveaway.
    Ali

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  107. ooooh!! would love to try this out :D! thank you for the prize draw ;) x

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  108. ooooh!! would love to try this mascara out! :) thanks for the prize draw ! x

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  109. Code Beautiful? Yep, thats my pretend blogger nom de plume ;-) I want it. I would like to win it. A Xmas present for meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
    @redbuttongirl

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  110. I do love my Elizabeth Arden mascara but I'd love to try this! x

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  111. Always looking for a better mascara! Great giveaway, thank you!

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  112. This looks like the one for me! What a lovely giveaway.

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  113. God please, please, please let this mascara be THE ONE. Amen.

    cerensumer01@gmail.com

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  114. I'd love to try this :)
    @fizzyvimto

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  115. Just when I thought I'd found the best mascara possible (Max Factor's Masterpiece Max) another contender enters the race!!

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  117. Yes please, enter me! ~ Emma x

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  118. Always appreciate your good advice and would love to try this out - just in time for the holiday season too! *^_^*

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  119. I am always buying new mascaras and have like 9 on the go!! i will watch tonight i do enjoy a bit of qvc!!!

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  120. I need a new mascara, my fav one is running out and it has been discontinued!! will be watching qvc!!

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  121. Why yes purlease! Please enter me - Laura x

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  122. ooh yes please!! (am quickly chucking out old mascaras after reading the comment about keeping them for 6 weeks - I am a shameful hoarder!!) x

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  123. Gimme gimme gimme...........lovely.
    mtglastonbury@aol.com

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  124. sounds great. mascara is essential but never quite right.

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  125. Would love to win one! Am yet to find THE mascara x

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  126. Im soo desperate for an easy wash off paraben free mascara. Im the dreaded pull-eyelashes-off woman when it comes to getting mascara off. Would be a dream. Thanks ! Jasmine xx

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  127. Sounds fab - need something to brighten my day! xx

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  128. Sounds fab - need something to brighten my day! xx

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  129. Im soo desperate for an easy wash off paraben free mascara. Im the dreaded pull-eyelashes-off woman when it comes to getting mascara off. Would be a dream. Thanks ! Jasmine xx

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  130. Good luck with the launch - every woman wants to find the perfect mascara

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  131. oh my goodness.....always searching for the Holy Grail of Mascaras - fingers crossed
    What a great give away

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  132. oh my goodness.....always searching for the Holy Grail of Mascaras - fingers crossed
    What a great give away

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  133. I would love to win this mascara - it sounds amazing :-)

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  134. Oh that would be lovely! Thank you.

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  135. I have tried everything I can afford but very mascara I buy smudges within a few hours. Would love to give is a go. Thanks for the post x

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  136. Would love of give this a go, every mascara I buy smudges within hours, I've tried everything in can afford! Thanks for the post x

    Claire.mcgrath@me.com

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  137. Youve been right about everything else so far so lets see about this one! Would be great to try xx

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  138. Current fave is Benefit They're Real, but this looks like a great one to try. Thanks x

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  139. Brilliant a mascara that does it all. Zereen x

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  140. This sounds fantastic! I would love to try it. cheers.

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  141. Would love the chance to try, will also look out for you on QVC next time (as missed today)
    Guessing this is contact lense friendly?
    Amy
    X

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  142. Sublime! chloe.francis5@gmail.com

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  143. I would love to win this mascara! :)

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  144. I would love to win this mascara!
    Thank you for the giveaway! x

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  145. I'd love to win a new mascara! Perpetually on the lookout for a better one, but not student-budget-friendly to try them all out. Thanks for bringing us this, Caroline!

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  146. Always on the hunt for the ultimate mascara. Thanks!

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  147. I have such trouble with mascara - because my eyelashes are so fair, if i don't use an excellent mascara, it is very obvious…Perhaps this is just what the doctor ordered!

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  148. Sounds fantastic, I'd love the chance to try it. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  149. A good mascara that is also cruelty free: awesome!!! Lots of love, Caroline. As always, thank you very much.

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  150. I am in desperate need of a good mascara! this looks fantastic!!

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  151. Yes please! I've tried everything and still look like a panda by mid afternoon...

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  152. I'd love to be entered into the give away! Xoxo :)

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  153. Mascara that washes off easily? I'd love to be eligible for the give away! Thanks for the chance!

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  154. Sounds pretty amazing!
    I'd love to be entered!

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  155. Sounds pretty amazing!
    I'd love to be entered!

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  156. A mascara that works and comes off only when meant to would be amazing!

    alorymanatgmaildotcom

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