Maybelline • Volum' Express The Falsies • Mascara

rated 3.4(2219 reviews)

Average Rating.3.4
Would buy this product again.54%

rated 3 of 5 tiinnhh on 4/13/2011 3:27:00 PM more reviews by tiinnhh

Age: 19-24   Skin: Oily, Olive, Warm   Hair: Black, Straight, Medium   Eyes: Brown    

I really can't say much about this mascara other than its okay. It's got its pros and cons.

it really did add noticeable volume to my lashed with just one coat.
Also, the color was very dark. (albeit I did get the "blackest Black")

product dries much too quickly. I had about a 30 second window to apply a coat of mascara before my lashes just totally clump.

Product makes my lashes feel really hard and dry.

Product flakes of ALOT. I noticed chunks of mascara smeared all over my eyes within less than two hrs of applying.

I will not be purchasing this mascara again. I get instant volume with my loreal million lashes mascara for the same price.

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rated 2 of 5 kelleegross on 4/13/2011 2:55:00 PM more reviews by kelleegross

Age: 25-29   Skin: Combination, Dark, Warm   Hair: Brunette, Kinky, Medium   Eyes: Brown    

This mascara is suppose to make make my lashes full and long but all it did was darken them. I used four coats and I still was not impressed. Usually mascara makes my eyes pop but you could'nt even tell I had it on. I will be returning it to the store.

Don't waste your money, I will be exchanging it for my trusty Covergirl Lastblast.

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rated 4 of 5 salihah83 on 4/13/2011 2:11:00 PM more reviews by salihah83

Age: 25-29   Skin: Acne-prone, Olive   Hair: Black   Eyes: Brown    

I was pleasantly surprised by this mascara. I was looking for something that would dramatize my eyelashes and make them appear longer. The drugstore associate suggested I pick this one because I had short lashes.

The first time I wore it, I wanted to return it! But I am glad I looked at the reviews online and realized I was not even wearing it correctly, which is why I had the clumps. I don't usually wear make up so I had no idea that there was a specific way to wear mascara.

Second time around, I made sure to remove excess mascara from the brush. Then, I applied the mascara making sure that the curved side is hugging my lashes. I start at the base of the lash and actually wiggle my head slightly as I move the wand up towards the tip. I have to apply the second coat immediately otherwise it will dry up and then cause clumps! After the second coat, I grab my eye lash brush and quickly run it through the lashes to ensure even coating.

That evening, my husband (who has no clue about makeup) came home and was WOWED by my dramatic eyelashes and even asked me: "Are you wearing those fake lash thingies?" (Without me saying anything).

I couldn't believe it!!!!! I decided this is a KEEPER. I really love how it makes my lashes long and dramatic.

Also, the price is great. And if you find coupons for it-even better!

The only reason I didn't give it a 5 star rating is that, it isn't exactly the easiest product to use. You need to know how to apply it for it to work its magic and the back of the product doesn't really tell you how to do it correctly. But, once you get the hang of it (if you have the patience) you will LOVE it!

Their catch line should be: "Even your husband will notice..." :)

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rated 3 of 5 delta_h52 on 4/12/2011 2:52:00 PM more reviews by delta_h52

Age: 19-24   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Warm   Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine   Eyes: Green    

This mascara was easy to apply and looked great, but was a NIGHTMARE to remove at the end of the day! I used this twice and then tossed it. Not worth all the hassle to remove. I do love their original mascara and wont be fooled again with their "new and improved" type.

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rated 4 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* blushie on 4/11/2011 11:09:00 PM more reviews by blushie

Age: 19-24   Skin: Sensitive, Fair   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Blue    

I've been generous with a 4, because sometimes it goes on really well and other times it's just average. I suppose it's really 3.5. Overall, I quite like it. It makes my lashes look quite fluttery and voluminous when it applies nicely, and it doesn't burn or itch my eyes like some mascaras I've tried. It also doesn't smudge or run. It can be a bit clupmy at times though. I also got it for $10AUD, which is a bargain, because most Maybelline mascaras in Australia start at $14. I've said no for buying again, because I'm always after something better, however, I like this enough to finish it up.

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rated 5 of 5 Dozastroze on 4/8/2011 6:04:00 PM more reviews by Dozastroze

Age: 44-55   Skin: Oily, Medium, Warm   Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium   Eyes: Hazel    

Great product and makes my lashes look beautiful. I apply about 3 coats which is sufficient for me and not messy at all. Like one of the other girls said 'expect many compliments' after using this product. It lives up to its name!

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rated 4 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* Juliamoore on 4/8/2011 5:16:00 PM more reviews by Juliamoore

Age: 30-35   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Warm   Hair: Red, Fine   Eyes: Blue    

I can understand the amount of frustration anybody would experience with this mascara. Since I love more liquid than waxy (badgal, lashblast) type of mascaras I know how to make them work. I think the main problem with this mascara that it needs a base. I use Tarte multipleEYE primer or you can use the old days trick (if you are not allergic to the ingredients) a bit of Vaseline applied on the finger and then applied on the eyelashes comb with a spooly brush and dip an eyeshadow or other bristle brush (I use MAC 224) into a small amount of loose powder and dust the lashes. With the base I think this mascara really shines! Oh, one more moment don't forget to s scrape all 4 sides of the brush on the tube, there is too much product that comes out. I use the outer curved part tilted towards my eye a bit this way it just follows your natural curve and deposits the right amount. I use it on the days when i have time to do the base if I m in a rush I reach for my Estee Lauder (it costs 10 times more though) ! I would def repurchase when it goes on sale. I use black brown and it looks very natural and not harsh on my pale skin and blue eyes.

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rated 1 of 5 nroemer on 4/8/2011 4:30:00 PM more reviews by nroemer

Age: 18 & Under   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Hazel    

Definitely did not love this mascara..left a lot of annoying clumps and doesn't seem to last long.

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rated 1 of 5 honeybelly on 4/8/2011 3:56:00 PM more reviews by honeybelly

Age: 19-24   Skin: Very Dry, Tan   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Hazel    

I like my lashes to have length AND volume and this product didn't deliver in either department. With a name stating that it will give you false lashes I expected more. My hunt for the perfect mascara continues!

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rated 4 of 5 horsieb19 on 4/7/2011 7:35:00 PM more reviews by horsieb19

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Fair   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Green    

I really like this mascara. It's spoon brush does help increase length and volume, though it is a little tough to get used to. The overall effect does not live up to false lashes, but it does significantly lengthen and volumize. I love the tube color and the big handle is nice to grip.
Might lean towards Colossal next time as this can get a little clumpy.

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