L'Oreal Paris Double-Extend Beauty Tubes in Blackest Black

3.7

105 reviews

67% would repurchase

Package Quality: 3.6

Price: $$

Package Quality: 3.6

Price: $$

INGREDIENTS

Magnifier: Inactive Ingredients: Aqua/Water/Eau, Paraffin, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Acrylates Copolymer, Cera Alba/Beeswax, Cera Carnauba (Carnauba Wax), Steareth 2, Cetyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Acacia Senegal Gum, Rayon, Panthenol, Ethylenediamine/Stearyl Dimer Dilinoleate Copolymer, Methyparaben, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Hydrogenated Jojoba Oil, Hydrogenated Palm Oil, 2 Oleamido 1, 3 Octadecandiol, Disodium EDTA, Ethylparaben, Simethicone, Rosa Canina Fruit Oil, Isopropylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Butylparaben May Contain: CI 77891/Titanium Dioxide ~~~~~~Extender: Inactive Ingredients: Aqua/Water/Eau, Styrene/Acrylates/Ammonium Methacrylate Copolymer, Butylene Glycol, Alcohol Denat., Sodium Laureth 12 Sulfate, Acrylamide, Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, Isohexadecane, Phenoxyethanol, Rayon, Polysorbate 80, Methylparaben, Imidazoldinyl Urea, Sodium Dehyroacetate, Disodium EDTA, Silica, Ethylparaben, Isopropylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Butylparaben May contain: CI 77499, CI 77492, CI 77491/Iron Oxides, CI 77007 (Ultramines), Mica, CI 75470 (Carmine), CI 77288 (Chromium Oxide Greens), CI 77289 (Chromium Hydroxide Green), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 77510 (Ferric Ferrocyanide), FIL D32060/3

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Age: 30-35

Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Other, Other

Eyes: Blue

I have used this product for about 10 years. It used to have different packing that's how long I have been using it. Great coverage, longer lashes, not heavy. My favorite part has to be removal though. Since it's a tube mascara, there's no smudging or need to use makeup remover. Just wet your face and the tubes glide off of each lash. This mascara does not flake and holds a curl well. I only stopped using this briefly to try the plethora of mascara samples I have and yesterday I went and repurchased this one again. It's my favorite. It even beats BTS mascara by Two Faced.

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Age: 56 & Over

Skin: Other, Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Blue

I wear contacts and this is the best mascara for me all year! Allergy season has been a problem for the past few years until I discovered this. No issues with itchy dry eyes. It looks great also. Thickens and lengthens!


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Age: 44-55

Skin: Very Dry, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

I really like this mascara. I've repurchased several times. Right now it is my favorite. The first step primer really helps when applying the actual mascara. Really makes lashes long and gives a decent amount of volume. Best of all it does not flake or smudge. I run after work 4 days a weeks and when I'm done it does not smudge one bit but washes off easily. It leave little tubes behind when you wash. These "tubes" make all the difference. Cheaper and performs better than the higher end "tube" mascaras I have tried.

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Age: 44-55

Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Wavy, Other

Eyes: Brown

I virtually gave up on mascara until I found this one.
I was the one who ALWAYS had my mascara on my face and not on my lashes by the end of the day.

This is a 180: I wear this all day and never have an issue.

It is a tubing mascara and has a base coat you put on before you apply the mascara itself. The base adds volume and perhaps some length, too.

My lashes are straight and defy most curlers, so I am pleased that at least it adds volume.

Removal requires and oil or a good makeup remover. I use an oil cleanser and a warm washrag with no issues.

I did discover that it is important to let the oil do its job, because if it's not coming off well, you can accidentally remove lashes wrestling with it.


I have never used a tubing mascara, so I have none to compare, but this one has been a stellar performer. I would buy again.

Thanks!

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Age: 30-35

Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure

Hair: Other, Other, Other

Eyes: Other

This has a lot going for it. This mascara doesn’t smudge at all. It has a primer on one side and mascara on the other, which saves you from buying a second product (if you always use a lash primer). The color is dark enough. When I wash my face, the mascara comes off completely with minimal effort.

Unfortunately, this didn’t give me much volume or length, and L'Oreal's "tubes" must be very heavy because this mascara doesn’t hold a curl at all. It weighs down my lashes and makes them droop.

This was a lot cheaper than Blinc mascara, but I prefer Blinc Amplified because it comes in lots of different colors (even purple and blue) and it made my lashes look thicker and fuller. Also Blinc is cruelty free. Sorry, L'Oreal.

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Age: 44-55

Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Neutral

Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium

Eyes: Blue

Where has this mascara been all my life? I will admit I was skeptical about using a primer on my lashes before mascara but this works well together. It's too bad L'Oréal doesn't offer this in a two pack of individual full size tubes (one primer, one mascara). I did a fair amount of research before purchasing, I've never used tubing style mascara before but I was really tired of flaking and smudging with regular mascaras, not to mention it's allergy season and my eyes itch and water like crazy. I found that the best way to apply this is with a thick/generous coat of primer (this provides some volume since tubing mascara generally only provide length) and before the primer dries apply the mascara over top. The mascara coats and covers the primer easily, no issues with white primer showing through, and gives insane length to your lashes. There is ZERO clumping, even when applied with a heavy hand. There is ZERO smudging, ZERO flaking, etc. This stays in place all day long and come off easily with just water-soaked cotton rounds.

A couple of issues that you should consider before purchasing is that with this much product on your lashes you probably won't hold a curl all that well. I'm not talking stick straight lashes but definitely they will droop some. The other thing that another reviewer also mentioned is that it's not the blackest of mascara but I believe this is because of the white primer base underneath. This is not an issue for me but if you are looking for intensely pigmented jet black mascara you won't get it with this product. What you will get are super long, clump-free separated lashes that will not irritate your eyes, will last all day without flaking, smudging, smearing, etc.

If you haven't given tubing style mascara a try yet, this is an affordable entry point and I recommend testing it out before venturing into the high-end brands.

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Age: 25-29

Skin: Dry, Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

This mascara is my HG! I've used lots of different brands, high and low end. This is the only one that doesn't smudge or flake for me. It can be a little tricky to work with at first, but once you get the hang of it, the product is amazing.


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Age: 19-24

Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Blond, Other, Other

Eyes: Other

This is the best mascara I have ever purchased. Oh my lord, all the good things I could say about this. So many people ask me if I have fake lashes on WHEN I DO NOT!!!!!!! I LOVE IT, the only con is that this product is not waterproof. But it comes off easily and for me, that is a pro.

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Age: 30-35

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

I really like this mascara. I have a lot of lashes but they are short so this mascara is excellent at lengthening but I agree with other reviewers in that this mascara does not provide volume. The highlight is how easy the mascara is to take off and it does not smudge and it is sweat proof for me. I am a very big fan and will continue to repurchase.


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Age: 30-35

Skin: Dry, Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Curly, Coarse

Eyes: Brown

I bought this because I was curious about these tube mascaras and the relatively great ratings here. I used the primer faithfully each use and while I was pleased with the lengthening properties, I was let down by the lack of volume. Still, it's a great everyday mascara if you're going for the natural look, it doesn't run or smudge and the price point can't be beat, but I prefer mascaras that give both volume and length. I'd rather skip the two step process if possible too. Another thing, I found the removal process annoying. Yes I could just use water but to thoroughly remove the tubes I had to rub my lashes between my fingers, which I'm wasn't keen. On to other mascaras then!

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