L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Original Mascara, Carbon Black, 3 Count - REVIEW

  • Love this brand but it says “washable” when in fact it’s waterproof and you can’t return.
  • This is my one and only Mascara!Believe me, I have just about tried them all!I always go back to this! No clumping, no raccoon eyes,easy to remove.SECRET TIP! I actually use hair conditioner to remove my mascara and do not rinse it off. It conditions my eyelashes so that they do not break. I get compliments on my eyelashes all the time. This mascara is not harsh on your eyelashes like some the other brands. I will never change!❤️❤️❤️
  • After years of using one brand of mascara, I decided to try something new. The L'Oreal mascara really impressed with visible volume and washed off easily at the end of the day.
  • I got this set of three for a really good deal, and to this day these are my favorite mascaras! It's super dark but not clumpy. It makes my lashes look dramatic but not too much.
  • I have been buying this mascara for years. I have sensitive eyes and this particular mascara never causes me any irritation, my lashes always look fantastic and it’s easy to apply and remove.
  • I purchased this mascara because it was labeled "water proof"I have been regretting it ever since.It's not water proof.
  • This is my favorite mascara! It’s not clumpy and it makes my long lashes stand out. I get asked all the time at work what I use. I can’t recommend this product enough.. and the fact that it’s a 3-pack for this price - you can’t beat it!
  • My daughter gave me this mascara. I liked it alot and ordered more. Now I just wear mascara - always on the top lashes and if I'm doing something special on the bottom lashes as well. The mascara doesn't clump and looks natural. Nice look.
  • I love this mascara. It’s the best black. I’ve been using this mascara for years on many clients.
  • Have used Voluminous for as long as it has been around (a LONG time ;) and no matter how many other brands I try, this just gives the most volume in the least artificial way. Simple. Perfect.
  • Love this product. 3 smaller sized tubes making it great for hygenic reasons. Goes on smooth, lashes look great.
  • For decades, I have eagerly tried countless brands of inexpensive, drug-store mascaras.YES, even us old gals still obsess over the ubiquitous tube of mascara, in relentless pursuit of thicker, darker, curlier, prettier, 'naturaler'......BETTER eyelashes! Forty - fifty years ago I believed I'd be over it by now, I'd have given up the quest or just wouldn't care anymore, perhaps gone home to Jesus.BUT, here I am, reviewing MASCARA!....I decided to take the time to review this mascara because it is the one I come back to over and over, where so many others have been tried and set aside.The reasons for this one rising to the top are quite basic in terms of what I expect from an inexpensive tube of mascara:1. PRICE -It isn't the cheapest drug-store brand, but I find the price to be very reasonable when I compare quality.You can usually get it for around $5 up to $6, depending where you buy it.Amazon does NOT have the best prices for mascara, at least not this one, but you can't beat the convenience of home delivery and "free" shipping, so I usually pay the extra dollar or so and buy it here.2.SHELF LIFE - So many brands dry up in the tube in a very short time period, and even a quick pass of the brush (applicator) under the faucet doesn't "freshen" them.I KNOW, I KNOW, we're not supposed to do that!However, I rather think I have a large sisterhood out there who, like me, does it routinely and have yet to get an eye infection or even an irritation from doing so.(Mind you, I have NEVER spit on a mascara brush!I do have lines that can't be crossed. )I'd have spent at least thrice the money in my lifetime if I had never "water-freshened" a mascara by wetting the brush! This brand does not dry out quickly and can be water-freshened many times to considerably extend its useful life.3.APPLIES EASILY & "STICKS TO IT" - This mascara has a very good consistency.I find that it grabs and holds well to the brush and then to the lashes and doesn't smudge or wear off.I despise applying multiple coats.I'll go over each eye, one right after the other---you know, do one eye, then the other, then immediately back to the first, and on to the second, and DONE.I VERY rarely dry between coats.By that time, I've moved on, so I want a mascara that works for an impatient (or lazy) user, that deposits a good amount of product without the need to "let it dry then reapply".I really like the brush, too, but I have found, for me, that's a matter of personal preference and what you get accustomed to.If I've been using a mascara that has a thick brush and then get a tube with a thin brush, there's a "relearning curve" and vice versa.This has what I consider a perfect size......a mid-size brush, not real thick, but definitely not thin.It tapers from the point and widens as it goes up.It's a longer brush, which I also like.It's a full inch from the tip of the brush to the other end of the brush, and, as I mentioned, it grabs, holds and applies a good amount of product.4.LITTLE, IF ANY, CLUMPING - While I like the consistency of the product, it does clump every once in awhile when you start a new/freshly opened tube.I don't find it to be a problem, nothing that a quick pass with a clean, dry brow brush doesn't take care of.If that doesn't do it and it happens more than a few times, I may, again, do a quick pass under the faucet to cut it just a little.This doesn't happen all the time, and I've found that, if it does, that can mean that the tube is quite full, has good sticking power, and it's going to last an extra long time.5.EASY REMOVAL - This is clear-water removable yet doesn't smudge or wear off before day's end.When I was young, in my teens and 20's, I wore waterproof mascara.For one thing, back then, the mascaras that weren't waterproof didn't wear well.....they left tracks under the bottom lashes and on the eyelid where the top lashes touched.(It's hard for me to imagine now that my lashes were ever long enough to touch my upper eyelids!)I never use waterproof mascara anymore unless I know I'm going someplace I'll be crying, like a funeral or when my kids got married, or if I'm going swimming.....which I never do anymore.I want a mascara that rinses off with clear water and doesn't need special remover or excessive rubbing with a wash cloth. I think both of those damage the lashes and cause them to fall out prematurely.The older one gets, the fewer lashes you have to spare, so I only buy mascara that is easy to remove but doesn't smudge or wear off before you do.
  • Finally came, delivery was late, thankful I did receive it as I have been having issues with products being delivered on time or getting it AT all with Amazon. I faithfully wear this mascara so I know its good.
  • I have actually used this mascara for years. I love that it does not smudge and that it actually does add volume to my lashes. I just haven't found another mascara at this low price that works as well. I have found pricier mascara that works the same as this product but not necessary to spend the extra money. Love, love, love this product.
  • This goes on thick but doesn’t clump or flake.It removes easily with make up remover wipes. I’ve even slept in it and there wasn’t much smudge upon waking in the morning.
  • I’ve used this mascara for several years now. I love the brush! Stays on all day and then easily washes off at night.
  • I loveeeee it!! This is the best mascara ever, it makes my eyelashes look so big!
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  • Voluminous Mascara is uniquely formulated to resist clumping, soften and build lashes up to 5X their natural thickness; The Volume Maximizing Brush thickens lashes evenly and smoothly; Suitable for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers
  • L'Oreal Paris Mascara: Get the long, full eyelashes you love with our best mascaras and primers; Choose from our innovative volumizing formulas and variety of brushes
  • Create you perfect eye makeup look with our collection of Voluminous mascaras, achieve sleek lines with smudge proof eyeliner, define your brows and discover eye shadow palettes with shades made for every eye color
  • Because You're Worth It: L'Oreal Paris Makeup helps you create the look you want with our full line of makeup including foundations, concealers, highlighter makeup, brow pencils, eyeshadow palettes, lipsticks and much more
  • Perfect To Pair With: L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Lash Primer; This lightweight eyelash primer instantly builds dramatic volume and length on each lash for use under Voluminous mascara to instantly boost every lash look
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