Saie Mascara 101 Lengthening & Lifting

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Price Category: Pro-Grade

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Pros

  • Lengthens
  • Separates
  • No clumping
  • Lasts all day with no smudging, flaking, or transfer
  • Bristles are slightly bendy

Cons

  • Not volumizing

Overview

Mascara 101 from Saie beautifully lengthens and separates lashes with no clumping for an all day wear. This is my go-to for a natural mascara look.

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Our Rating Criteria

Saie Mascara 101 is a no frills, natural mascara.

You know, sometimes there’s days where I just want some length and definition on my lashes instead of a glam, dramatic look. That’s where a mascara like Mascara 101 from Saie Beauty comes in. This natural mascara features a 100% natural formula that defines and lengthens lashes while keeping them nourished. Perfect for those no-makeup makeup days, if you ask me! This mascara is simple, but that’s part of the reason I love it.

Promises vs. Performance: Saie promises thick, bold, lifted lashes with their natural mascara.

Saie calls their Mascara 101 “the perfect pick-me-up for long, lifted lashes.” It is a buildable formula that “multitasks and outlasts.” Not only does it lengthen and lift lashes, but it strengthens and conditions lashes and keeps them soft and flexible all day. The formula is made with 100% natural or naturally derived ingredients, keeping it cruelty free, fragrance free, paraben free, and gluten free.

Mascara 101 features a brush with rubberized silicone bristles that vary in length to grab every last lash. I like that the bristles have a bit of bend to them, as it helps to mold them to your lashes. It glides easily, depositing decent pigment in just one swipe, but can be layered for a darker look. I love the length and separation this mascara gives my lashes. I get no clumping during application, and no smudging, flaking, or transfer while wearing. When I just want a simple swipe of mascara with no frills, this is my go-to.

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Our Rating Criteria

How It Compares: It depends on if you want natural, extreme length or the boldest lashes.

If you’re looking for drama and a false lash effect, you won’t find it with Mascara 101. What you will find is a natural mascara that beautifully lengthens and defines lashes. I reach for this formula on those no-makeup makeup days when I just want a little oomph, but nothing too dramatic. It wears well all day long with no flaking, transfer or smudging. The wand is also a bit bendy, which helps coat each lash from root to tip. And, the formula is 100% naturally derived so no need to worry if you have sensitive eyes!

Now, when I want the dramatic false lash effect, I reach for Lancome Lash Idole (rated ****4.4), which has been my holy grail since it’s January 2021 launch. It volumizes, lengthens, defines, and separates with no clumping. The curved wand makes it easy to reach every bit of your lash. It has a very pigmented black formula, and it lasts all day with no smudging or flaking.

For a complete list of our top rated clean formula mascaras (rated ****3.8+), check out our MILABU PICKS article, ‘The 6 Best Clean Mascara Formulas That Deliver Big Results.’

Milabu Beauty Method: The more you layer, the more volume you’ll get.

  1. Apply by wiggling the wand back and forth your lashes, working from the roots to the tips.
  2. To get those pesky inner corner lashes, turn the brush vertical and use the tip of the wand. This is also my preferred method for coating my bottom lashes.
  3. If you’re keeping your look natural, stop after the first layer. Continue building for extra volume. Saie recommends 2-3 coats for a thicker, more bold lash look.

Advertised Product Highlights

Saie Mascara 101

WAND TYPE: Silicone, rubber bristles of various sizes that are slightly bendy

SHADE/COLOR: Black

LONGEVITY: No claims

BENEFITS: Thick, buildable formula; Lengthening and lifting; Formula strengths and conditions; Lashes stay soft and flexible

OTHER: Cruelty free; Packaging (minus wand) is recyclable

CLEAN BEAUTY CLAIMS: 100% natural or naturally derived ingredients; Free of gluten, fragrance, and parabens

Edited by Maddie

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