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As you know, I’ve really been loving the Pop Beauty Peak Performance Mascara. I’ve now tried all 3 shades: Brilliant Black, Inky Indigo and Cocoa Charm.

Pop Beauty Peak Performance Mascaras

Pop Beauty Peak Performance Mascaras

From Left to Right – Cocoa Charm, Brilliant Black, Inky Indigo

Pop Beauty Claims
A revolution in mascara application!  Mascara with advanced lash comb separates, coats, lifts & fans out every lash, resulting in immense lash volume & dramatically maximized eyes.  Lash-protecting formula conditions & nourishes lashes. Hygienic twist-up wand prevents bacteria build up & formula dry out, ensuring fresh new mascara every time.

  • Resists tears, sweat & humidity
  • Infused with lash conditioning protein & vitamin E
  • Twist up wand ensures a fresh application every time

$20 at Ulta or Pop Beauty Online

Water, Acrylates Copolymer, Iron Oxides, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Alcohol, Beeswax, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Stearic Acid, Butylene Glycol, Bentonite, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Glyceryl Stearate, Nylon-66, Polysorbate 80, PVP, Silica, Stearyl Alcohol, Aminomethyl Propanol, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Propylene Glycol, Propylparaben, Hydrolyzed Keratin, Panthenol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Amethyst Powder, Tourmaline, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Isobutylparaben, Nephrite Powder, Pearl Powder, Ruby Powder, Amber Powder, Coral Powder.

For me, the innovative wand is the best thing about this mascara. It’s like a metal lash comb with tiny tines, except they’re plastic. They’ve got some give, so if you poke yourself in the eye it’s not going to hurt you. I prefer metal lash combs to plastic ones because of the smaller tines, since they let you actually separate the lashes. This comb detangles my lashes and helps them to not be clumpy.

Application Tips from Pop Beauty

  1. First time use: twist base 5 clicks, filling entire comb with mascara. Each additional use: twist base 4-5 clicks.
  2. Curl lashes. Wiggle the comb from lash root to tip.
  3. For outer & inner lashes, turn comb vertically; layer and “fan out” to add volume & length.
  4. For center lashes, apply by pushing lashes up & holding for a few seconds to lock in curl.
My Naked Lashes

My Naked Lashes!

My naked lashes are ok. You can see that they have a tendency to tangle at the outer corner.

Pop Beauty Peak Performance Mascara Brilliant Black

Here they are with Brilliant Black.

Pop Beauty Peak Performance Mascara Inky Indigo

Here they are with Inky Indigo.

Pop Beauty Peak Performance Mascara Cocoa Charm

Here they are with Cocoa Charm. You can see how Cocoa Charm is a flat, deep brown shade. It’s good if you feel black is too harsh on you.

Pop Beauty Peak Performance Mascara Cocoa Charm Face

Full Face shot with Cocoa Charm.

Pop Beauty Peak Performance Inky Indigo Mascara

You can really tell in this picture how the Inky Indigo just has a hint of blue. It’s not bright by any means.

Pop Beauty Peak Performance Mascara Inky Indigo Face

Full Face Shot with Inky Indigo.

Pop Beauty Peak Performance Mascara Brilliant Black Face

Full Face Shot with Brilliant Black.

Brilliant Black Mascara

You can see how great Brilliant Black looks.


Does it live up to its claims?
Yes yes yes! It lasts through crying, sweat, humidity, allergies, and just about everything you could imagine!

In addition to me feeling like the mascara looks great on me, it doesn’t flake off or get in my contacts. It doesn’t irritate my allergies.

I can even wear this mascara on my lower lashes without getting the dreaded raccoon eyes! I can’t tell you the last time that I’ve been able to wear a mascara without that issue.

I’ve had 16 plus hours of wear with this mascara. Like the energizer bunny, it just keeps going!

Would I purchase?
Yes! Brilliant Black and I are now BFFs. Seriously this mascara has achieved Holy Grail status for me in such a short period of time. I don’t find myself wanting to use any other mascara. Now if I could just get the perfect lash curler. I probably need to get a heated one again…

Pop Beauty Peak Performance Mascara is a great mascara to me and I highly recommend it. I think with the 3 shades available, there’s a shade for everyone, though I do wish that they had a Bronze shade!

5 Star Rating

What do you think of Pop Beauty Peak Performance Mascara? Have you tried it?

Products sent for consideration. All opinions are my own. I believe Pop Beauty is cruelty-free.