Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

The Hit List

Best Volumizing Mascara…

What brand/product wins this category? Any particular reason it wins?

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52 thoughts on “The Hit List: Best Volumizing Mascara

  1. scarlettholly

    I love maybellines xxl volume and length – it has a base coat and top coat approach that works awesome and lasts. I see they just brought out an upgrade though…

  2. Sarah

    Stila Lash Visor is on the top of my list!

  3. Tiffany

    Stila Major Lash is my current fav. It tends to be clumpy, but if you can get just the right amount on the applicator. . . it really does the trick!

    • Alexis

      Agreed – it’s an old fav of mine. But once you blot most of it with a tissue it works well. That said, I’ll have to dig out my old tube and test drive it again!

  4. Kate

    I use DiorShow Iconic as a lash primer followed by Benefits BadGal Lash!!! i looovee it!!! it gives me a fake lashes effect=)

    • inuchan

      Hello :)

      Can you get a good volume when applying Diorshow Iconic all alone?

      (I need a good volumizing mascara, and I am hesitating in buying Iconic…)

  5. Amy

    Maybelline Colossal and Maybelline XXL

  6. tess

    for me it’s the mac plush lash in black… i love this mascara… it’s my fave right now… although i’m looking forward to that new mascara coming out with the style black collection… blackest black … ooohhh i can’t wait!

  7. its got to be rimmel london SEXY CURVES MASCARA it rocks! and for high end got to be Estee Lauder MagiScope with the curve brush as i jst need the curl in my lashes !not lenght binnie x

  8. Tina

    Too Faced Lash Injection by far…no matter what anyone else says : )

  9. Kate

    @tess..i know i cant wait for the blackest black too!!!!

  10. Rimmel Volume Flash Mousse! A-MAZING!

  11. Melody


  12. Anitacska

    I love Maybelline’s Lash Stilletto, as well as lenght, it gives me good volume too. Also Guerlain’s Le 2 Mascara and Givenchy’s Phenomeneye.

  13. Marina

    Guerlain Le 2 <3

  14. Kaylabella

    Maybelline Colossal!

  15. Maybelline Colossal or Dior DiorShow. I’d pick Colossal over DiorShow though, because of the price! 😉

  16. Jennifer

    Maybelline Colossal works really good for volumizing.

    Maybelline is the best drug store brand mascara imo.

  17. Alexis

    Right now I’m using Tarte’s Light, Camera, Lashes – it’s pretty good but my favorite is still MAC’s Plush Lash and yes I prefer this over DiorShow

  18. Prime Beauty

    Chanel Exceptionale for sure! Stila Lash Visor makes my daughter’s lashes look miles long!

  19. amy

    I have the shortest and most stubborn asian lashes so I use shu uemura eyelash curler, then shu uemura mascara basic as a primer because it keeps the curl and then lancome amplicils or ysl volume effet faux cils mascara.
    best thing is it never clumps and it looks amazing!

  20. it is MUFE Smoky Lash for me

  21. electrik love

    Maybelline Colossal is very good but Loreal Volume Collagen is amazing…seriously…one coat of this can do what 3 coats of another mascara could…….I CANT WAIT FOR THE LASH BLAST LEGENTH TO COME OUT.

  22. Breane

    Lancome lash primer + YSL Everlong + MAC Plush Lash

  23. Shelley

    Good ole L’oreal Voluminous works pretty good for me *most* days! I may have to try some of these on this list though. :)

  24. Carly

    MAX Factor 2000 Calorie

  25. Nicky

    Lancome Hypnose and Chanel Exceptional. . . or YSL Faux Cils with Chanel Exceptional over it.

  26. amani

    bad gal lash from benifit !!!!!!!,,or mac’s plush mascara

  27. i love Maybelline volum express turbo boost waterproof..

  28. Kate

    Cover Girl Volume Exact or Rimmel Sexy Curves (just tried this on a whim…totally stunned and I’ve been a Cover Girl since the day I discovered mascara).

  29. Christine

    Lash Blast is my fave mascara for both volume and length. It’s amazing!

  30. Christy

    Diorshow! I just started using the L’oreal Extra Volume Collagen and it is pushing my Diorshow out of the way.

  31. Rachel

    Majolica Majorca’s (by Shiseido and only available in certain markets) Lash Beautifying Mascara Frame Plus.

  32. Urban Decay Big Fatty 😀

  33. Buxom Mascara by Bare Essentials is great! I reviewed it on my blog! Click the link to visit!!!

  34. Brandi

    Cover Girl Lash Blast hands down. I don’t have anything else but :)

  35. Fari

    Cover Girl’s lashblast and Max Factor’s 2000 cal. … I think Rimmel’s Sexy Curves also works really well.

  36. Vy

    Lashblast works every time. I just bought Lancome Hypnose Drama today so we’ll see how that works. Oh & I also bought Cargo LashActivator. The Sephora rep highly recommended it, but hmmm, we’ll see.

  37. jenny

    i like l’oreal voluminous. although it is tons better when it is drier than initially. i find it too wet when its new.

  38. Rosie

    What about best natural looking mascara? I had a friend ask me that this week but I didn’t have an answer. Any ideas?

  39. Jax

    loreal voluminous for drug store brands. and all dior diorshow’s mascara for high end.

  40. Redhead (hi)

    Maybelline Full ‘n’ Soft and L’Oreal Voluminous. Cheap and fab 😀

  41. Natalia

    I really like Cargo Texas Lash Mascara…Its a little tricky at first because the brush is humungous but once you get the hang of it its amaaaazing. Diorshow is really not worth the price to me, L’oreal Voluminous is as good as drugstore gets for me!

  42. Saira

    I LOVE Loreal Lash Architect mascara in carbon black. It’s one of the few products that I use again and again – would be gutted if it was discontinued! It makes your lashes really long, curled, thick and well-defined. It’s quite a high impact mascara, so great for when I want my eyelashes to stand out.

  43. Jilian


  44. Miss JJ

    Lancome mascara primer + Lancome hypnose (or Lancome Fatale)

  45. Alex

    I am always trying new mascaras…i’d say the loreal double extend tubes primer is the best, u can use it under any mascara and it makes it work bettee, but the best all around thickening mascara is makeup forever smoky lash, best lengthening mascara would be givenchy’s phenomen’eyes. amazing mascaras!

  46. Vyki

    TexasLash by Cargo is really good for volume, creates a really thick and full lash look, without going long and spidery. Unfortunately I dont know where you ca buy it in the UK. Good for people who have long lashes that arent very volume-y

  47. Jules

    1. YSL false lash
    2. Chanel