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Target “Lashing Out” Beauty Box Review – Holiday 2018

Haley Faye
ByHaley FayeDec 11, 2018 | 7 comments

Target Beauty Box Lashing Out Review box

Target Beauty Box
4.2 overall rating
509 Ratings | 46 Reviews

Target released a new holiday Beauty Box, the Lashing Out Target Beauty Box! It contains five mascaras: four full-size mascaras and one deluxe-sized.

FYI – this box is currently available for purchase

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Target Beauty Box Lashing Out Review inside box

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Target Beauty Box Lashing Out Review all items

About This Box

The Box: Lashing Out Target Beauty Box

The Cost: $14.99

The Products:

  • COVERGIRL LashBlast Volume Mascara 800 Very Black
  • L’Oreal Voluminous
  • Maybelline Great Lash Washable Mascara
  • Maybelline Volume Express Falsies
  • Neutrogena Healthy Volume Mascara

Target “Lashing Out” Beauty Box Review

Target Beauty Box Lashing Out Review maybelline great lash

Target Beauty Box Lashing Out Review maybelline open great lash

Maybelline Great Lash, Very Black, .15 fl oz – Estimated Retail Value $2.09 (buy a .43 fl oz. tube for $5.99)

I know this is a long-time favorite mascara for a lot of women, so I started with this one. I thought it worked pretty well! The formula is very black, but the brush was small and I had a hard time feeling like I could get the definition I like. I didn’t have any issues with smudging under my eyes by the end of the day, though.

Target Beauty Box Lashing Out Review loreal

Target Beauty Box Lashing Out Review loreal open

L’Oreal Voluminous, FULL SIZE! Retail Value $5.59

This is another mascara that is the ride or die for many of my friends. I got more length with this one than the previous mascara, but I had to work this one more to get a look I was happy with. I had a hard time feeling like this just kept pressing against my lashes and pushing on them instead of being able to get in between and “grip” them to fully coat them and get the definition I prefer. This is probably just because it has a fluffier brush, which isn’t my favorite. (I like the primer version of this mascara, though, FYI)

Target Beauty Box Lashing Out Review loreal and maybelline worn

Target Beauty Box Lashing Out Review loreal and maybelline worn 2

I’m hoping a side-by-side application may be helpful for comparison. I definitely feel that I got some more length with the L’Oreal, but neither disappointed me and both wore well throughout the day.

Target Beauty Box Lashing Out Review covergirl lash blast

Target Beauty Box Lashing Out Review covergirl open

Covergirl LashBlast Volume Mascara, FULL SIZE! Retail Value $5.39

Silicone brushes are more my preference. With the shorter, spikier bristles, I was able to get right up to my lashes and wiggle the brush to get in between for some better definition and length.

Target Beauty Box Lashing Out Review maybellin falsies

Target Beauty Box Lashing Out Review maybelline falsies

Maybelline the Falsies Volume Express, FULL SIZE! Retail Value $5.49

I didn’t feel that this formula was as dark or jet black as I’m used to from other mascaras, and it took some work to build up enough on my lashes for me to be happy.

Target Beauty Box Lashing Out Review maybelline & covergirl worn

Here’s another side-by-side. I’ll finish up the Covergirl, but I’ll probably pass along the Maybelline Falsies. Also, these both smudged under my eyes a little by the end of the day.

Target Beauty Box Lashing Out Review physician's formula

Target Beauty Box Lashing Out Review physician's formula open

Target Beauty Box Lashing Out Review physician's formula worn

Neutrogena Healthy Volume Waterproof mascara, FULL SIZE! Retail Value $7.49

I was actually pretty happy with the application of this Neutrogena mascara! It felt like it wasn’t quite as wet of a formula as the other, though, so it took a couple coats to get it how I like. My main complaint with this one, though, is that it seemed to have worn off my lashes slightly at the end of the day. I thought its waterproof-ness was satisfactory, though.

The Verdict: The total estimated retail value of this box is $26.05. I think this is a pretty good value for a $14.99 box, especially if you know you already like and will use these mascaras, it makes it a good deal to stock up! It also is a good way to try out some that may be new to you without having to pay full-price in case you don’t end up loving it.

The Wrap Up:

Can you get this box if you sign up today? Yes, as of publication, this kit is still available on Target’s website for both delivery and free ship-to-store!

Value Breakdown: At $14.99 for this box, here’s what you are paying approximately per item:

  • Maybelline Great Lash Washable (deluxe size): $1.20
  • L’Oreal Voluminous: $3.22
  • COVERGIRL LashBlast Volume: $3.10
  • Maybelline Volume Express Falsies: $3.16
  • Neutrogena Healthy Volume: $4.31

Alternatively, each item in this box has an average cost of $3.

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Haley Faye
Haley Faye
Haley Faye first discovered the wonderful world of subscription boxes in 2012 and began writing for MSA in 2014. Over the years, she has found many subscriptions to love. Now a mom of three, her favorite boxes are ones that dress her kids, help her get organized, feed her family, send her snacks, and offer educational fun for her children.

Haley Faye
Haley Faye
Haley Faye first discovered the wonderful world of subscription boxes in 2012 and began writing for MSA in 2014. Over the years, she has found many subscriptions to love. Now a mom of three, her favorite boxes are ones that dress her kids, help her get organized, feed her family, send her snacks, and offer educational fun for her children.
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7 comments

Jackie

Thank you for reviewing mascara and actually showing us what it looks like! You always look lovely Haley!

Haley faye

Thanks so much, Jackie!! Thanks for reading 💕

Jen Graham

Right now select beauty sets are buy one get one 50 percent off. I bought this mascara box and another beauty box got free shipping too it came out to just over 21.00. 🙂

Marissa

What foundation do you use Haley? Your face looks flawless with all of these!

uff_da

I don’t think she even has pores. Her skin always looks flawless.

Haley Faye

Haha thank you, Marissa! @Uff_da, your comment cracked me up. My current foundation is either Tarte’s Hydrating Shape Tape or my long-time love Tarte’s Amazonian Clay BB Cream with SPF. This summer (when my skin was a shade or two tanner) my ride-or die was the lightest shade of It Cosmetic’s Illuminating CC cream.

Although, I will say, between my education while previously working at Sephora and trying tons of skin care from subscription boxes for 4-5 years, I’ve (finally) learned what my skin likes, plus I also wear primer + foundation + Make Up For Ever’s HD Setting powder every time I wear makeup. You should have seen me in high school. It was so bad – I genuinely never thought I’d be happy with my skin!

You ladies made me smile, thank you! 🙂

Jeannette

I got this box. I’m not too picky about mascara. So it was a good way to try out several brands.

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