Written on: 16/10/2012
Best mascara ever, period. I have thin and short asian lashes and this mascara makes me look like I have fake lashes on. It is AMAZING. I've been on the hunt for a new mascara to replace this for over a year and NOTHING has come close to this when I've tried more than 10 other mascaras (everything from the other l'oreal lines, maybelline, lancome etc). I don't understand why they discontinued this... Please bring it back. I am so upset!!! (read more)
Written on: 09/06/2012 by Unorthodox (1 review written)
This is the only mascara that I use now since buying one over a year ago. I replace it every month even though it could probably last a lot longer. POSITIVES: I must have used over 20 different mascaras in the past, and none are as effective as this. Thicker, longer lashes that people have commented on in the past, even as far as thinking they are fake! NEGATIVES: Start to clump around the top after 3 weeks OVERALL: I can recommend this product as I have had very positive experiences with... (read more)
Written on: 25/03/2011
EVERYTIME i use this mascara ALL of my friends comment on how pretty my eyes look! The mascara makes your eyelashes bolder, longer and more defined... I strongly reccomend this product. When you apply the mascara it seems as if you have false eyelashes on... the only thing that wasnt that great about it was the removal... it is waterproof and so (with all waterproof mascaras) are harder to get off. Definately one of the BEST macaras i have had in ages... doesnt flake, doesnt smudge. PLUS it... (read more)
Written on: 21/01/2011
I have tried every mascara out there. I have to sey the best mascara i have came accross is the l'oreal volume shocking mascara. I have tried waterproof and the non waterproof. I prefer the non water as it comes off easy with soap and water. Over all this product does add volume. I have really short eyelashes and this one definetly makes them looklonger with no clumps. This has now been discontinued, even on ebay they are going between £9 - £15. Needless to say i have found a website that i... (read more)
Written on: 11/06/2010
This was the best mascara ever - the primer seemed to be a key to helping the black mascara work better and the comb of the black mascara was the best brush I've ever used/the longest lasting brush without the product getting clumpy. My lashes were always made to look long and well separated so stood out like you would expect from a decent mascara. Can't believe they have discontinued it as I loved it and will be going online to buy it asap. (read more)
Written on: 24/04/2010
i really like this mascara it is easy to put on with the comb and it separates your lashes making your lashes look thicker and longer. it also makes my eye look bigger and brighter. people have asked me what mascara i use as my lashes look long . so i have recomended it alot. i this it the best mascara i have use. (read more)
Written on: 14/04/2010
hi can i just say i have used this mascara for over 6 years and it is the best mascara in the worlddddd i have fine short lashes and this non clumpy! gives spider effect and u can literally apply it till u get the size of lashes u like. i have tried many others even lancome and nothing absolutly nothing comnpares !!!I work at superdrug and this product has recently been discontinuaed u would not belive the amount of customers that have sat and said how gutted they are as this is the best... (read more)
Written on: 28/03/2010 by firlotte (1 review written)
I have now been to two drugstores --this mascara doesn't seem to be available... PLEASE don't discontinue! I have tried two others and have been extremely disappointed. I finally found a mascara that it absolutely fabulous (I am 51 yrs old -- I have used a lot of different mascara's in my life!!!) Please bring my mascara back! (read more)
Written on: 20/03/2010 by Inspirational (1 review written)
Volume Shocking is the most excellent mascara on the market and retailers such as Boots and Superdrug are informing customers it is no longer available.
There was nothing to dislike about this product you could not improve it.
I'm aware of several people who are now searching other products to replace this outstanding mascara.
Please bring it back!!! (read more)
Written on: 05/03/2010
I'm disappointed that I couldn't find this in my local CVS recently, are they replacing it with a new kind?
The comb-brush took a few tries to get used to. The brush is great because it really puts a good amount of mascara on the lash the very first coat, so you really don't need more than the base white coat and one black coat. If you do need to add more than one black coat, the mascara can make your eyelashes a little spidery (like one reviewer said). But, after a few times and realizing... (read more)
Written on: 16/01/2010
I got this on clearance at Rite-aid, but although the the primer was fabulous, the mascara is kind of watery than creamy, and the applicator was incredibly awkward. I ended with spider lashes and clumping. It is undoubtedly the worst mascara I have tried. (read more)
Written on: 06/10/2009
i will never use another mascara ever again (final word)....everytime i think i might try a new type, i always always go back to shocking...it is the best i have ever had and i always get compliments on my eyelashes...ppl think they are fake and for me, that is a huge compliment....mascara is my thing, full thick long lashes ...ppl who don't wear it should ....i have short blonde lashes....so this is heavensent (read more)
Written on: 19/06/2009 by Chantelle19 (18 reviews written)
I love this mascara i have used so many... the comb always make my lashes look at thier absolute best :) i always get compliments when i wear it people always think im wearing falsies... ive ran out at the moment but ive been using some extreme volume stuff which i hate, so ive been using the comb from my volume shocking and it still looks nice. I would recommend this LOreal Volume Shocking mascara for long lush lashes. (read more)
Written on: 11/05/2009 by jenxchan
LOreal Volume Shocking works but makes me look like I have spider legs. They don't look super natural, takes longer to put it on and make it not clump together. End up with thick giant eyelashes that are composed with other ones. If you're willing to take the bit of extra time to make it not clump then i guess its worth it. (read more)
Written on: 14/04/2009
L'Oreal Volume Shocking has lots Of Volume, Long Lasting Mascara :) (read more)
Written on: 13/03/2009
This LOreal Volume Shocking mascara creates volume only by clumping your lashes together. The brush seems awkward and does nothing to separate my lashes. After washing off, still feels like I have mascara on. Clumpy and way overpriced (read more)
Written on: 06/03/2009
I love this LOreal Volume Shocking mascara, I have tried others but this one is by far the best! It makes my lashes look longer and thicker...I would definitely recommend this product to a friend! (read more)
Written on: 21/02/2009 by nanof4 (1 review written)
LOreal Volume Shocking is the best mascara on market, especially the waterproof one. Tried quite a few but always come back to this one. Really make my eyelashes long and curly like false ones. (read more)
Written on: 11/02/2009
Overall I don't like LOreal Volume Shocking mascara but I got it on sale for 4 bucks so it was still worth it. The only thing work for me is the base. The base is amazing it makes my lashes look thicker instantly. The mascara itself I don't use because it tend to make my lashes clump really badly. (read more)
Written on: 19/01/2009
The haircolouring on the package matches the haircolouring you end up with after using the haircolouring product. After applying the haircolouring it was extremly runny. It ran down my face and neck and was very, very messy.
When it came time to wash the haircolouring out, it had turned into gunck that no matter how much I tried to wash it out, it would not come out. I have used L'Oreal Haircolouring product for three years without any complaints. I think that they must have changed... (read more)
Written on: 14/12/2008
I really wish this worked really well for me, but I don't like the brushes as they make my lashes clump really badly, so I use the forumula with another mascara brush which makes it work really nicely. I also only use the black side as the white completely wrecks my lashes. :( (read more)
Written on: 13/12/2008 by michellerfc (1 review written)
1 coat is great for everyday use 2 coats ideal for night out! It make your lashes thicker fuller than any other mascara out there. God, believe me I have tried them all. I am a retailers dream, I see the advert and think that looks amazing and buy it just to find it's rubbish but this mascara is fantastic for volume and length. Doesn't clump at all. Doesn't curl but god that would be asking a bit too much. I always curl before with eye lash curlers and when finished with heated curlers. (read more)
Written on: 25/11/2008
Very happy with the product, easy to apply, stunning results, haven't used any other mascara since i started using this 4 years ago, all my friends and family use this one too..
L'oreal please don't stop this line! (read more)
Written on: 01/11/2008
I love Loreal Volume Shocking mascara!
I am obsessed with makeup and my favorite part of applying makeup is mascara. I've been through all the mascaras you can think ... even expensive ones from Sephora ... and so far NONE beat loreal shocking volume. This mascara makes my lashes longer and thicker in no time flat. This mascara makes my eyes look bigger and people compliment me ALL THE TIME on how beautiful my eyes and lashes look and i often get asked if my lashes are fake.
This mascara is... (read more)
Written on: 05/10/2008 by Makeupluver
I love it! I use an eyelash curler right before applying it and after I'm done applying it my lashes look wonderful! (read more)
Written on: 22/09/2008
I like it because i get long eyelashes and i love this mascara. They stopped selling it here in Sweden and that sucks... it's my favorite mascara..i want it! (read more)
Written on: 05/08/2008
This mascara is a little bit expensive but it is worth every cent!! I love it!! My lashes have never looked this pretty before, people ask me if I have fake lashes on! I'm gonna buy another one!! (read more)
Written on: 19/07/2008 by lovingnurse
Loreal Volume Shocking Mascara - My eyes look like a Diva, my lashes are so long and dark, it look like no real lashes, everyone look at my face and let see the beauty of my eyes.
I like it, I will ever buy it for a beauty look. (read more)
Written on: 25/05/2008
My eyes look really dramatic and really enhanced. I even use it without the base and my lashes still look long and thick. A GREAT volumiser. Although it is quite difficult to get off, I recommend it to everyone. It is amazing. (read more)
Written on: 16/05/2008
A good product, I have already bought this mascara twice and I would buy it again. It's reasonably priced. Clinique High Impact is another favourite of mine as is ruby and Millie mascara but they are more expensive. I would like to try the Yves St. laurent mascaras but they are too expensive, but having said that I don't mind the money if something does what it says it will do so I probably will buy one soon. (read more)
Written on: 07/04/2008
However I still tend to use the bass coat with a different mascara, telescopic being my favourite, and this really enhances my lashes. (read more)
Written on: 28/02/2008
L'Oreal Volume Shocking mascara is AMAZZZIIINNNGGGGG !!!! (read more)
Written on: 13/01/2008
I adore this mascara, i'm a big fan of huge thick eyelashes, and for me this has worked a complete treat. As my eyelashes are long anyway, it simply enhances what i already have :)
loveit! (read more)
Written on: 19/09/2007 by Tania (78 reviews written)
I love L'Oreal Volume Shocking mascara. I tried this after using their double extension mascara and have never looked back, the application takes a little more time than a regular mascara but it really opens up the eye and makes lashes look lush so I personally think it's worth the effort. Lasts a good eight hours, not the most natural look however once you get the application right it doesn't look overly fake either. It isn't too expensive and seems to go a long way. Would fully recommend. (read more)
Written on: 16/09/2007 by Lambchop123 (2 reviews written)
I got recommended the mascara at a local drug store. I was looking for the Audrey Hepburn look. However I found the mascara was hard to use and hard to get off.
I have lost a few lashes due to needing to tease the mascara off my eye lashes!
I would not use it again :( (read more)
Written on: 12/08/2007 by Krystalpalace (8 reviews written)
I got the L'Oreal Volume Shocking Waterproof mascara, as I wanted a mascara that gave me full looking, false looking, big eyelashes and was waterproof at the same time, so that I can use it whilst swimming or preventing smeared mascara while on a night out. When I first put it on, my eyelashes were instantly fuller with volume, and much longer in length for a false lash effect. The first step is the extending brush, and the second step is a comb. It does not make my eye lashes clumpy as... (read more)
Written on: 31/07/2007 by vajdule
Really bad, use the base and buy another but normal mascara to finish it! (read more)
Written on: 10/06/2007 by dublingirl13
I love this mascara!! It really makes your eyes look so much bigger, and all my friends noticed after I bought it. It's different than other mascaras which is why some may find it difficult to apply. I find that it's very easy to apply, but there is the occasional clump. If your looking for a natural look, however, don't go for this mascara. I love it and will never switch brands! (read more)
Written on: 26/05/2007 by Aari (1 review written)
When using the L'Oreal Volume Shocking when the second coat is applied, disaster strikes! The lashes are clumped together in a most horrendous fashion. It looks as though you have ten really thick and long and deformed lashes growing out of your eye. Mascara should enhance the beauty of your eyes this product doesnt do this. I bought this product yesterday and I am going to return it today and maybe buy Revlon's Fabulash Mascara or maybe something from Covergirl. It's very disappointing that... (read more)
Written on: 15/12/2006 by wo0opwo0op92
It really does work! It lasts a long time, and it does come off easily.
L'Oreal Volume Shocking mascara is very good. I would recommend. (read more)
Written on: 13/10/2006 by SweetDame (1 review written)
Having spent ten years working in skincare and cosmetics, I am very careful about the products I use. I purchased this L'Oreal Volume Shocking Mascara with high expectations based on recommendations from those I respected, and I am very disappointed. The base coat goes on beautifully, thanks to a lush comb that gets every lash without clumping. The top coat, however, is another story entirely, it's a disaster! Even after carefully wiping the wand, I ended up with huge, heavy clumps. ... (read more)
Written on: 17/09/2006 by Helen of Troy (188 reviews written)
I purchased this product before reading the reviews at the Review Centre (tut tut!) but this time I am glad I did! Some of the reviews are that this mascara is not at all good! I have to say, in my case, I cannot agree!
I wanted a mascara that did not run when swimming so I bought one from eBay at a bargain price (new and sealed of course!) after receiving a L'Oreal leaflet through the post advertising that this mascara stays put. Let's give it a go!!
After applying eyeshadow I applied the... (read more)
Written on: 06/09/2006 by broo (1 review written)
I have been using L'Oreal Volume Shocking underneath another mascara. The top coat however, is a disaster. Despite trying several times to get the application of this right, I still end up with all my lashes stuck together and heavy. A complete waste of money. I haven't had any trouble getting it off though (Oil of Olay Eye Makeup Remover). (read more)
Written on: 29/08/2006 by joanmullen (1 review written)
L'Oreal Volume Shocking Mascara should be package with an eye remover cream or lotion. (read more)
Written on: 18/06/2006 by TheSuperKitten (1 review written)
I don't really understand why everyone is complaining about clumpy lashes! I haven't had a problem with L'Oreal Volume Shocking mascara at all. For the first step I start at the very roots of my lashes and 'jiggle' the wand a tiny bit from side to side to make sure that my lashes are separated and fully coated. After a couple of seconds of drying time, I add the second mascara coat, and voila. Longer lashes. It takes a little bit of skill to apply the black coat, but trust me, it's not that... (read more)
Written on: 28/04/2006 by zombiekitten87 (1 review written)
I hate L'Oreal Volume Shocking mascara! I'm a make-up artist and I had a heck of a time putting it on. I cannot even imagine a beginner getting as far as step two. By the time I wrestled with my lash comb, it was no better than any regular $5 mascara, and so not worth the $10.36 + tax.
Don't bother. (read more)
Written on: 15/04/2006 by karenuk (11 reviews written)
I have very short thin lashes and this product without a doubt improved them 100%. I use gatenau floracil eye make up remover- one of the gods in this department- and I couldn't remove it to the point my eyes became sore and rashy! (I will try the L'Oreal dermo expertise suggested by another reviewer.) I think for special occasions where make up MUST stay in place I will use this again but it's too harsh for every day. I found that using one stroke only & very slowly of the colour gave clump... (read more)
Written on: 04/04/2006 by sugarluva (8 reviews written)
I've used L'Oreal Volume Shocking mascara now for a while, and I actually really like it. I luckily have long eyelashes anyway, and with a bit of time and patience it makes my eyes looks great. I recently tried the waterproof version however, and although it stayed on as promised for the duration that I wore it, it is impossible to get off at the end of the day. It took a good while to scrape it off, and I am now minus a few lashes, but I'd still continue to use the non-waterproof version. (read more)
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