Sunday, January 3, 2010

Wherein I become a guinea pig

I've been a member of BzzAgent since 2006, and I signed up to try their L'Oreal Paris Last Boosting campaign.

I just got my package in the mail. I got a tube of lash boosting serum and a tube of mascara that has a primer and a mascara wand in it.

The instructions are for me to use the serum every morning before using the mascara and every evening after taking all my makeup off. I'll document the progress for four weeks, and see what difference (if any) the products make.

Here's day 1:

I don't see a change so far! The serum was pretty easy to apply

Just to make it perfectly clear, I am not being paid to do this. I got the products for free and I'm trying them out, and I'm pretty bad about sticking with stuff unless I am held to some kind of accountability, especially by people I don't know (see all my goal posts!). I'll post a few more updates about this challenge, but please feel free to skip if it's not your thing.

The serum retails for about $12.49 and the mascara for $10.49, or the set for $21.99 (per

With any luck, I'll wind up with huge full floaty lashes, but we'll see. I'm a pretty skeptical consumer. Actually, I think it might be really interesting to do a whole series of posts testing out products that I use every day to see what I think of the truthfulness of their claims.


  1. I think that would be a really neat series.

  2. I also think that would be a neat series. Esp with pictures.

  3. heheeh.. sorry I have a dirty mind

    You do NOT want to know what I think those tubes look like :)

    and I am looking forward to it!

  4. I'm looking forward to seeing how these work!


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