This mascara is the best I've ever used. I was hesitant to purchase figuring it would not actually lengthen or make my lashes stand out. Was I pleasantly surprised. This mascara lengthens, separates, emphasizes lashes and lasts all day. No flaking off or smudging. Washes easily off with Nutritive Cleanser so there's no tugging at eyes to get the makeup off. Always used Diorshow mascara but not anymore. Others said the brush took some getting used to, but not for me. Love this stuff.