Worst Beauty Buy: Quo Travel Eyelash Curler

Quo Travel Eyelash CurlerI was in Shoppers Drug Mart a few days ago to pick up a few things and got distracted by the beauty isle (of course). I haven’t owned an eyelash curler in a long time, I think the pads fell off my old one and then it disappeared when I moved. Who knows where it ended up at this point? While I was looking at all the different eyelash curlers and saw this cute compact Quo Travel Eyelash Curler meant for your purse or makeup bag.

How it works: There’s a purple tab on the back that you flip down and squeeze lightly to curl your eyelashes. In theory it sounds nice, but every time I tried to use it it clamped my eyelid! Such a shame, it’s so darn cute!

Quo Travel Eyelash Curler

Pros

  • Fits in your makeup bag
  • $3.99

Cons

  • No pad on the top so it crimps more than curls
  •  Has a blocky design which doesn’t really fit the shape of my eye so it doesn’t fit over most of my eyelashes
  • Pressing down the tab is not smooth at all! It goes half way, gets stuck, and then all of a sudden CLAMPS my eyelid/eyelashes. It’s quite startling!

Quo Travel Eyelash Curler is NOT a product I recommend. If I press very very slowly I can sometimes get a curl without snapping down but you have nowhere near the control you get with a regular eyelash curler. I now understand why it was priced so much lower than all the other curlers.

This girl is in need of some recommendations, which eyelash curler do you use? Let me know in the comments below! Thanks for reading, please remember to like and click that follow button, New posts go live Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays! You can also find me at these links on Instagram  & Twitter!

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7 Comments

  1. June 11, 2016 / 3:26 am

    Yikes! I definitely will be avoiding this at shoppers! xo J

  2. June 10, 2016 / 6:12 am

    It’s like it’s a child’s toy that’s meant for kids to play with but not be used. I’m glad you didn’t spend a ton on it!

    • June 10, 2016 / 9:49 am

      Me too! I need to learn to stop buying the cheapest thing on the shelf I normally get burned because of it haha

  3. The Rosy Perspective
    June 10, 2016 / 2:36 am

    Eyelash curlers are generally so terrifying! 😱😱😱
    This one seems to be particularly so!

    • June 10, 2016 / 9:47 am

      I’m normally okay with eyelash curlers but this one makes me regret ever wanting to curl my eyelashes!

  4. June 9, 2016 / 2:19 pm

    Ahh! That looks terrifying! I don’t use eyelash curlers. They scare me. I just really work my mascara wand! 😄

    • June 9, 2016 / 5:00 pm

      It kind of is, I never know if it’s going to snap on my eye or eyelashes. I’m not going to be using this one anymore! I wish I could get curl from my mascara, my eyelashes refuse to curl without extra help 🙁

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