Falsies vs. Rocket - Maybelline Mascara Wars

So you've heard of how amazing The Rocket and The Falsies mascaras by Maybelline are, but which one is better. Allthatglitters21 on Youtube posted a video of this in her Makeup MAYhem series that she did with Missglamorazzi (The video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvnx_sL4uUM&list=UUuaQ-5iDHAuUHdxdBDrrjPQ&index=3) You may want to watch the video before this as I will be commenting on things in that video at times, but you won't have to. Like the video I have them both in the waterproof formula.

The claims for The Rocket are; that it has an exclusive Jet Glide brush with Flexi-fine bristles loads on big bang volume so fast, there is no time for clumps! The smooth formula keeps lashes looking sleek and even. And for The Falsies; False lash glam in a tube, Instantly! The first spoon brush. Lashes appear up to 3x more visible, corner-to-corner, no gaps. These are hard claims to beat.
On the right are two pictures of the tubes, The Rocket on the left and The Falsies on the right. From the top picture you can see that The Rocket holds more product, for the same price. 0.6 ml to be exact. Yes I know that 0.6 ml isn't much, but it all adds up.







Wands! They come down to personal preference so I will just describe them instead of rate them. On the right the one above is The Falsies and the one below it is The Rocket. First of all, one has more bristly brushes which give a less spiky look but sometimes end up producing more clumps ( The Falsies don't say 'Clump Free' but The Rocket does). Also The Rocket has a straight brush but

 The Falsies has a 'Spoon Brush', not so sure whether it is the first but one of the few. The Rocket is actually, like it says, less likely to get caught and glide effortlessly, but who actually has a problem with that. In the tube, the excess of The Rocket gets scraped off more, but the brush doesn't go as deep into the lashes.
I applied both mascaras on each eye but unfortunately do not have any pics. I believe that The Rocket makes longer lashes but only by the tiniest amount and it created spikier less natural looking lashes, which is down to preference. Volume wise, The Falsies is better since it glues the
 lashes more together. In the video Elle (Allthatglitters21) claims that The Rocket is drier, this is true but for some people it is only really about the outcome.
Clumps. I didn't really have a problem with clumps this time, but in the past The Falsies has clumped a little bit. Luckily, The Rocket has kept to its claims and created finer non-clumpy lashes.
 Lastly is gaps. I don't believe that this is a huge issue but seeing as it is part of the claims in The Falsies, I think that I should touch on it. Really, I think that it is better with The Rocket but probably down to the fact
 that I did a stroke on the main area and a stroke on the inner area. The Falsies left a tiny gap due to the brush being curved, you feel as if you won't need another stroke on the inner lashes.

From my point of view, The Rocket is better. But that is up to what I look for in a mascara, I don't mind as much if they look less natural and spiky. I hope that this helps make up your mind from the two. Feel free to ask me any questions.
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