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Maybelline Volum' Express The Colossal Washable Mascara

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Maybelline Volum' Express The Colossal Washable Mascara
 
4.1

(based on 185 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (86)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (51)

  • 3 Stars

     

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  • 2 Stars

     

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  • 1 Stars

     

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82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Doesn't clump (5)
  • Adds volume (4)
  • Great brush (4)
  • Lengthens (3)

Cons

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Wouldn't Live without it

**I fell in love with Maybelline Colossal Mascara. I am the biggest mascara Junkie you would ever meet. I love to wear mascara that makes your lashes look fake without having to...Read complete review

**I fell in love with Maybelline Colossal Mascara. I am the biggest mascara Junkie you would ever meet. I love to wear mascara that makes your lashes look fake without having to glue them on or worry about them falling of your lids while your eating in a restaraunt ( trust me its happened). I dont wear any make up except for mascara. For years I was buying VERY expensive mascara from the department stores to get a look that doesnt hold a flame to **Maybelline The Colossal Mascara. Its one of those mascaras that you can put two or three coats on and your lashes dont clump the just look fuller and thicker! And not to mention it is SO affordable compared to other mascaras! Its more than worth your money. It is my absolute favorite by any mascaras that they make. I no longer have to keep trying different mascaras to find the right one. This is the one for everybody!! It lengthens and thickens all in the same mascara. **Maybelline The Colossal Mascara**  will be the only mascara I will ever use again!!****

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

The only colossal thing about this is the fat brush applicator.

As usual, I didn't need to try a new mascara but I was standing in Rite Aid and the bright yellow packaging of **Maybelline The Colossal Mascara** caught my...Read complete review

As usual, I didn't need to try a new mascara but I was standing in Rite Aid and the bright yellow packaging of **Maybelline The Colossal Mascara** caught my eye.  Then the buy one get one free sale sign caught it again so two of them ended up in my cart. I think I'm going to donate the free one to the local womens' shelter as it's just average.** **

**Colossal Mascara **is supposed to deliver 9 times volume in one coat without clumps.  It contains collagen, is ophthalmologist tested and is supposed to be contact lens safe. 

This mascara is not horrible but I found it just average at best.  The biggest issue I have with it is that the applicator brush is GIANT!  It's easily twice the size of any other teddy bear brush style applicator I've ever seen.  I have to question the amount of product that can be stored inside the tube because the brush is so huge there cannot possibly be much room inside for anything else.

Because the brush is so large it completely blocks the view of my lashes so when I try to apply this mascara I have to do it really slowly so I don't poke myself in the eye.  My lashes are average length but are completely obliterated by the brush.  It might be OK for those with really long lashes but it does not work for me.

In addition to the annoying brush this mascara does not plump my lashes up times nine.  It looks OK and maybe twice as thick as my naked lashes but is not anywhere near nine times thicker, even when applying additional coats.

Positives about The Colossal are that my lashes stay relatively soft after applying and it does not clump, but it's not anything really special. It stays on well during the day and is easy to remove with cleanser. 

**3 stars.**  It works OK but is just average and not my favorite by a long shot.  I'll stick to my **Rimmel Lash Maxxx.  **

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5.0

just amazing

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from libya

About Me Natural Style

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Pros

  • Adds Volume
  • Defines & Separates
  • Doesn't Clump
  • Great Brush

Cons

  • Flakes

Best Uses

  • Anytime

Comments about Maybelline Volum' Express The Colossal Washable Mascara:

My first impression on the product was wonderful
just applying I noticed that the formula is pretty wet so it kind of pulls out lashes curl
I'm really liking this mascara , the brush is so thin so it's volume and lengthening as well
what also amazing is that after several hours of the day the mascara is still holding up and my eyelash kept their curl so I liked them when I first put them on and after , the formula is so black you do not need to use another mascara with it and it's a very fast drying formula it covers pretty much all of the eyelash , mascara do not smudge under the eye
I totally recommend this , go check it out if you are looking for a new mascara one that lengthens and adds volume it gets both

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5.0

Top fave!

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from Tn

About Me Classic Style

Pros

  • Adds Volume
  • Doesn't Clump
  • Great Brush
  • Lengthens

Cons

  • Difficult To Remove

Best Uses

  • Anytime

Comments about Maybelline Volum' Express The Colossal Washable Mascara:

Definitely in my top two for eyes! This mascara lengthens and doubles my lashes to a full and bold look!

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5.0

Va Va Va Voooooom Lashes

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from NYC Girl

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Pros

  • Adds Volume
  • Applies Evenly
  • Defines & Separates
  • Doesn't Clump
  • Great Brush
  • Lengthens

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Anytime

    Comments about Maybelline Volum' Express The Colossal Washable Mascara:

    When you're wearing this Mascara, Batting your eyes will get you everything ;)

     
    5.0

    I loved this product! it worked well on my lashes

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    from wv

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    Pros

    • Doesn't Clump
    • Great Brush

    Cons

    • Difficult To Remove

    Best Uses

    • Anytime
    • Daytime

    Comments about Maybelline Volum' Express The Colossal Washable Mascara:

    I loved it. It satisfies my make up need. I love it because it makes my lashes beautiful and it is also affordable

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    5.0

    i love it

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    from egypt

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    Pros

    • Adds Volume
    • Doesn't Clump
    • Lengthens

    Cons

    • Flakes

    Best Uses

    • Daytime

    Comments about Maybelline Volum' Express The Colossal Washable Mascara:

    i use it every day , it give me my lovely look

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    5.0

    Definitely comparable to the big name brands

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    from USA

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    Comments about Maybelline Volum' Express The Colossal Washable Mascara:

    I must say, this is really one of the very few that can be comparable to the big name brands. And when I say big name brands, I mean like Estee lauder, Lancome and etc etc. The reason why i say this is due to the amazing results this gives me.
    First, let's just talk about the applying, it is absolutely amazing how it can just smoothly be brushed onto my lashes without any clumping or drying to quickly. Secondly, I like how the brush can manage to separate my lashes gracefully allowing volume to make my lashes appear fuller. Then Thirdly, it is the length it manages to create - I don't know how, but it makes it appear longer. Now comes fourth, and this could just be me, but I actually don't even have to use an eyelash curler while using this product, and that is a big plus for me!
    So finally are the results it gives, giving the impression and appearance of full volume lengthy set of naturally curled eyelashes that can I can only have with big brand mascara or applying fake lashes. I get many, many compliments and many people asking if they are my own real lashes, and I can proudly say "why yes it is"

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    3.0

    it's just ok

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    from Inverness, FL

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    Comments about Maybelline Volum' Express The Colossal Washable Mascara:

    I really love washable mascara and this Maybelline Volum' Express the Colossal Washable Mascara was on sale, so I thought I would try it. I really love Maybelline full n soft mascara, so I was sure I would like this one. I was wrong. This Volum' Express Colossal mascara didn't do what it promised. It promised to give me longer, fuller, smudge proff lashes that were easy to wash off. This mascara did lengthen some, but it made my lashes very clumpy. The brush is too big and it is hard to get the inner lashes without smudging and without poking myself in the eye. It smudged and ran under my eyes after an hour of wear. I also had a hard time washing it off and had to use makeup remover to get it off. Maybe I got a bad one or something, but this mascara was not Maybelline quality. I won't recommend this mascara and won't be using it again. At least it was cheap. I'll stick with my full n soft even though it's more expensive.

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    4.0

    Good mascara

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    from Richmond VA

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    Comments about Maybelline Volum' Express The Colossal Washable Mascara:

    This is a really good mascara for everyday use! I am usually a little wary of mascaras that use words like "Colossal" because I tend to associate that with clumpy lashes, but this mascara was actually not very clumpy at all. I was really happy with the way it made my eyelashes look and it lasted a good, long time. The only real downside was that I ended up with some smudging by the end of the day, so I had to keep fixing my makeup in the evening. That got a little frustrating, but it was an easy fix, so it wasn't too much of a setback and it won't keep me from buying this again. I think waterproof may be the way to go, though.

    Performance
    I was overall very happy with this mascara. It made my eyelashes look so long and dark and it stayed on very well. It smudged a little by the end of the day, but it wasn't too bad.

    Ease of Application
    This was really easy to put on. I like the grip of the wand since it meant I was less likely to slip and stab myself in the eye with it - always a plus.

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    2.0

    Clump of failure

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    from USA

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    Comments about Maybelline Volum' Express The Colossal Washable Mascara:

    I was eager to buy this product as the advertisements basically promise long, dark, thick lashes, and was left with nothing but disappointment and frustration after I used it. Almost immediately, my eye lashes clumped together. Since the actual mascara itself is so thick, I couldn't break up the clumps no matter how hard I tried to. I would recommend saving your money for a better mascara than this one.

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    4.0

    It works decent.

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    from USA

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    Comments about Maybelline Volum' Express The Colossal Washable Mascara:

    I have used Maybelline Volum' Express The Colossal Washable Mascara a few times when the store did not have my regular makeup. What I found with this mascara is that it gives a great amount of length and volume. However, it goes on very thick and more than one coat will give you spider lashes! If you know how to put makeup on, you will be fine with this. However, it gets clumpy, despite the brush. I like how it's not waterproof. Otherwise, it would stuck on your eyelashes forever! I recommend this if you're looking for a volumizing mascara.

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