I do not own the name L’oreal Paris Voluminous Carbon Black, nor am I an affiliate with them. This is a simple product review based on my own opinion.
There are beauty trends that come and go, right? Trends such as big curly hair, bright red lips and nails, the list goes on. However, finding the best mascara for full lashes is always at the top of that list.
Let’s be honest, we have got other things to spend money on other than $20+ for a tube of mascara. The mascara needs to do its job without breaking the bank and drying up after 5 uses.
I know you feel me on that.
While I am huge advocate for quality and paying for what you really want and need to, this tube of mascara makes it so you don’t have to make a sacrifice for lashes that will cause a breeze when you blink.
Part of a healthy lifestyle is feeling good in the skin you’re in. Guess what? That sometimes means wearing some good mascara, know what I mean?
Now, I’ve been through some mascara in 30 years on this earth
Sometimes paying upwards to $40 for a tube. Which is stupid. That’s $40 I could have put towards a pedicure or getting my nails done.
I wanted a mascara that wasn’t much more than a coffee shop trip. I was in need for a mascara that would make my lashes long, full and not look like tarantula legs.
Could I find one?
Enter the ridiculous process of testing drug store mascaras.
Enter The Best Mascara for Full Lashes- L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Carbon Black
Sounds intense, right?
Because it is.
If I’m not wearing mascara, I look like I have no eyelashes at all and this little tube of heaven fixes all of that.
As you can see below, the mascara opens my eyes and the lashes look nice and long compared to the naked eye on your right, my left.
Not really sure why I’m raising one eyebrow in that picture, but that’s not really what’s important here, is it? It’s what the eye looks like after applying the mascara.
If you follow me on IG, you know that this is my normal everyday look for training clients and just the day to day stuff.
But, for my date nights with my man, I love me a good smokey eye and a dark lip. But, that’s another post for another day.
Let’s chat through some pros and cons, shall we?
Starting with the Pros…
I mean, besides the price? Because that’s pretty danged obvious. You can’t beat a mascara for the price of a cup of coffee at the mothership (Starbucks).
The next is that L’Oréal Paris is cruelty free.
It’s really hard to find a mascara in a drug store for that price that isn’t tested on animals. Companies try to cut corners wherever they can to save a buck and L’Oréal, thankfully doesn’t cut corners in that area.
Next pro is the brush.
I am super picky about my mascara brushes. They have to be fat and full; all while not clumping my lashes together like spider legs.
None of this thin comb like garbage. No, this brush is full and plump.
The Last Pro I’ll mention- several different colors to choose from.
I like my mascara as black as a bottomless pit. They do offer other colors, however if you’re feeling feisty.
Let’s talk about cons.
When I recommend a product, whether it’s an affiliate or not, I like to make sure that I’m as clear as possible, because let’s be honest, there’s all kinds of folks out in internet land trying to take advantage of you.
This tube of mascara runs out a bit quicker than the department store brands. While a tube still lasts me about 2 months, my department store brand that I used to use would last me about 4.
However, with the price as low as it is, I still come out as saving about half on mascara.
For the saving I get, I’m pretty sure for me, that pro outweighs the con of having to buy quicker.
Like I said, I’m a sucker for good beauty products that don’t cost an arm and a leg.
In fact, I have an entire list of beauty products that I use that are cheaper in price but not cheap on quality.
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Check out those lashes though. I mean, those are pretty awesome, and no, they’re not fakes.