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Would I Repurchase? L'Oreal Voluminous Waterproof

Back atchu with another mascara.

posted May 30, 2012

I am so ashamed to tell you I have that very same tube (in the middle) right here in my hands now. *pause for your collective gasps*
In my defence, I haven't been using it for a while. I guess I've just been hanging on to it for this post. #beautybloggerlife

posted October 22, 2012

"MASCARA REVIEW: Next in the series is L'oreal's Voluminous. A wet formula with a standard spiral brush. I have no complaints (so much so that I got 2 other types to try). Persons with short bottom lashes may want to use another mascara (with a smaller brush) for that purpose. - Product can be purchased in Cave Shepherd and iMart stores islandwide.


Bonus tip: with wet formula mascaras do your bottom lashes first to prevent transfer unto the eyelid
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The wet composition of this formula adds longevity to the product but could be a problem for those with transfer issues. The mascara gives the look I like with about two coats but more than that will result in clumping. I believe I purchased the waterproof version by mistake. While Barbados can be humid at times, I rarely have occurrences of my mascara smearing or transferring but if I did this is the mascara I would choose. It offers pigment, volume and that drama I like plus it stays on. Like, you need a good eye make-up remover stays on. At the time I purchased this, I never used a separate eye make-up remover. I would always go over my eyes with a make-up remover wipe and then have at it with my regular facial cleanser in the shower. Afterwards, I tone with witch hazel and at that point I would still see mascara residue on the cotton pad.

So, would I repurchase? No. It's a great mascara; one of the better priced (approx. $21) L'Oreal ones but I will not be purchasing another waterproof mascara if I could help it. I too lazy fuh dat removal process.

p.s. An easy way to remove waterproof mascara is to soak a cotton pad in coconut, jojoba (closest oil to the face's natural sebum) or olive oil and place over your eye for like a minute. Then gently massage the lash area. 

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