Mascara Monday: Fresh Supernova mascara

| October 19, 2009 | 4 Comments

Okay, y’all should be proud of me because I am FINALLY getting around to reviewing this mascara. I have been working my hardest to crank out mascaras that have been highly requested. Fresh Supernova is one of them.

So yaaay! I am happy to finally add it to the Mascara Bin. Check the review below!

Fresh Supernova mascara


Price: 2 out of 5 (around $25.00 )

Packaging (Brush Wand): 3 out of 5
Overall: 3 out of 5

What it claims: Find out more about it here.


The truth:
Wellll…..I mean, it’s not THAT super.

What I loved about it: It is totally build-able. You can apply two coats or twenty coats and you won’t endure any clumping. At all. Now that’s pretty cool.

What I didn’t like: It didn’t give me much….well, anything. And it also seemed to flake throughout the day. No bueno.

Overall: Okay, soooo…..I had HIGH expectations for Fresh Supernova. With all of the requests I received about this baby I just KNEW it would be the best thing since the Blackberry. Buuuut, not so much.

And it’s not that Supernova is a BAD mascara….I just find that it doesn’t do much for me.

First, let’s take a look at the wand..


It’s not bad. It allows for easy breezing through the lashes. So whether you have short, stubby, long or full lashes—the wand will work well for you. So 2 points for that.

Now as far as the actual performance of the mascara—it’s good. I think it may work better for ladies with shorter lashes. It gave me decent length but not much volume. As mentioned, one of the best aspects of this mascara is how awesome it is when it comes to building.

I talk about this a lot in the video review but I think it’s amaziiiing how it doesn’t clump. You can go for as many coats as you want and Supernova just won’t get all clump-tastic on you. This aspect makes it a very diverse mascara. That means you can apply 2 coats and head to work one day. And apply 4 coats and head to a bar the next day. It gives you options which is really cool because a lot of mascaras tend to clump after multiple coats.

However, what it did do was flake a bit. I soooo don’t like flaky mascaras. I don’t handle eye irritation well. I’m so serious. I get all dramatic and am always close to clawing my eyes out so a mascara that flakes, even a bit, is so not for me.

It is also free of synthetic dyes and sulfates so 10 points to Fresh for giving us a pretty green mascara.

Lashes without mascara
(did NOT curl lashes)



Lashes with 2 coats of mascara


So the length is there but nothing spectacular. Eh. Eh. Ehhh….

Would I recommend it?: Ummmm, not really. I think there are better ones out there for a better price with better pay-off. It’s not bad bad but it’s not the bomb diggity (so old skool…ha!) either and for $25, I expected uh-maze-ing!!

A Supernova fan?

Think I’m loca for not liking?

Tell me!

A crazed mascara reviewer,

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  1. Jillian says:

    This is one of my favorite mascaras for lengthening, but I'm after volume. I wouldn't repurchase it but I would recommend it to someone who has thick lashes that are on the short side.

  2. Miss Yaya says:

    Never used this. Between my Plush Lash, Oscillation, and Chanel Inimitable, I have the triple threat that requires not a single one more. (regardless of the fact that I already have plenty more).

    "…since the Blackberry." ROFL…

  3. Nicole says:

    You know what, for $25 it better do more than ehh! Haha. I think our taste in mascara is so similar, I'll probably not buy another high end unless you say it's amazing – I will continue to replace my Fiberwig, though, because oh, I love it so.


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