Maybelline New York - Volum’ Express FALSIES Mascara
Volum’ Express FALSIES Mascara
- Overall rating:
Maybelline New York Volum’ Express Falsies features a unique Kera-Fibers formula (serine, glutamic acid and ceramide) to lengthen, moisturise and volumise. The formula works in conjunction with a convex-shaped brush for increased product deposit. The brush also has a flexible stem.
Available in Blackest Black, Very Black and Very Black Waterproof.
- Articles about this product:
- Video: there’s no maybe about it...
- Video: Leighton Meester two-minute challenge
- Your most reviewed products of 2011
- Glosscars 2012 - winning products!
You love Maybelline, but do you ‘Like’ this brand?
Tips and tricks from the Maybelline make-up team
Selected pharmacies, department stores, variety stores and supermarkets nationwide.
For stockists, please call 1300 369 327
Featured ReviewOct 29, 2012 9:47pm
One of my new staples.
I'm usually really sceptical of products that get rave reviews from everyone. Really, it's THAT good? But I must say I'm so glad I caved and decided to try this mascara. I hate thin mascaras that give no volume or thickness to my lashes and this is definitely a great mascara for thickening lashes. I can put on three coats clump free. I think it's the awesome curved wand that allows you to get every single corner lash that I love so much. It has never smudged or flaked on me and stays put on my bottom lashes. I'm in mascara love!
Rating:Read the full review
beautyheaven awards five loyalty points for each review we publish on our site. Both positive and negative reviews are published. Each review must be your own words and clearly demonstrate your experience of the product. Read our reviewing guidelines here.
Rating: Dec 11, 2014 4:33pm
A good mascara with an easy to apply brush
This was one of the first mascaras I ever brought for my ever growing make up collection and after all these years I still rate it as one of my favorites. I have tried other brands but I always find myself coming back to this one. For me I found the bush reduced clumping and it gave my eyelashes a very thick and full look. Overall it a versatile mascara (especially for the price)
Rating: Dec 4, 2014 2:37pm
messy and it clumps
I am not a fan of this one. I got the non waterproof version in black drama. The brush has fine bristles so lifts and separates lashes but the content clumps and smudges very quickly. Maybe because it's non waterproof so it doesn't survive summer heat as well. It imparts instant volume and lengthens my lashes well. However it transfers quickly on to my face thus giving me panda eyes. My lashes are long they just need definition and volume. This would maybe work for someone with short and stubby lashes (and in cool weather) as my lashers look like spider legs after applying this. Yikes!!!
Rating: Nov 27, 2014 4:02pm
Too messy and difficult brush
After reading rave reviews I bought this hoping it would help my straight and short lashes. Unfortunately I found the brush to be too big for my asian eyes and it seemed to clump them together rather than seperate and give the illusion of false lashes. The brush just doesn't work for inner corners and it's easy to poke yourself in the eye because its just so large! I think plastic brushes such as the Covergirl's clump crusher seem to work better with my eye shape but this mascara just really disappointed me. I found the formula to be too wet, and it got very messy when the brush touched my skin. I know waterproof mascaras are waxier so they hold the curl better but this mascara when applied to curled lashes just made them droop faster because its formula was so heavy.
I guess I'd recommend this to people who have very sparse lashes which are naturally spread out. Then the brush would be easier to use and volumising effect would work.
Rating: Nov 26, 2014 9:41pm
Perfect for dramatic lashes!
Love maybelline mascaras as I find the waterproof formulae hold a curl very well. This one did not disappoint! I have very short lashes that point straight downward, but with a quick squeeze with an eyelash curler and 2 costs of this, my eyelashes were big, dark and bold!! I was worried that it would clump a lot as it feels quite wet compared to "full and soft" but as long as you wipe the brush along the rim as you pull the wand out, you'll remove any excess. Follow the prompts on the packet to help enhance the curl! It's great for a dramatic look! Favourite of all my mascaras!!
By the end of the day, it had smudged a little but that is the only negative I have with this mascara! It is to remove with waterproof makeup remover without vigorous tugging or rubbing!
Lashes that don't normally hold a curl!
Rating: Oct 25, 2014 3:11pm
One of the best mascara I've tried
I'm a massive mascara junkie and I had heard such great things about this mascara. All those great things were true. It's volimizing and lengthening and pretty much does everything in one. My lashes are naturally quite long so some mascaras tend to clump. This mascara doesn't do that, it makes your lashes look fuller without taking them too far.
Don't go over board with too many coats.
Those who love dramatic eyelashes but don't like wearing actual falsies.
Rating: Oct 23, 2014 5:51pm
Love it, perfect.
I love the curve on the applicator. I think it allows much more easy coverage of the side lashes and for bottoms I usually flip it over to get the more precise application.
It is quite easily buildable. The first coat goes on nice and is enough to hold a curl as well as add that darkening to the lashes for a natural beauty look. At the same time though, extra layers rarely result in clumping what with the bristles being spaced out like they are.
It holds the curl for quite a long time but is also easily removed with a cleansing oil. At the same time, there is no noticeable smudging. Even once when I was crying with it on, there was no running of mascara.
Great product and I've already bought my second tube!
Rating: Oct 20, 2014 7:09pm
good but not great
I found it really volumising and good waterproofness and held the curl well, except tended to clump.
Rating: Oct 14, 2014 4:20pm
fab long thick lashes
I LOVE this mascara, for people like me, that have tiny tiny thin eyelashes this mascara, darkens, fills and enlarges just as promised and no horrible clumps!. It's the next best thing I can't go anywhere without it on. Great prouduct and good price!
Use 2-3 coats
Rating: Oct 8, 2014 11:11pm
For a person with straight eyelashes. It works wonders on my eye lashes. I wore this mascara for a night out. With curled lashes, my mascara made my curled lashes longer lasting throughout the night. The mascara coats onto each strand, which is a plus! You definitely get what you see. By the end of the night there were no smudges. Definitely long lasting! Amazing product
I tend to coat my eyelashes with cotton ball fibres to make my eyelashes long. My rubbing a cotton ball on a toothbrush and brushing on to your eyelashes just like you're applying mascara. This helps with elongating your lashes and making them look very flirtatious. Great for all girls with short lashes with me that are invisible
Long crazy night or day. No smudges.
Rating: Sep 16, 2014 9:18pm
Alright for the price
The Falsies is a good mascara if your looking for a very thick coating and a long lasting finish, however I don't think it was for me. I have heard lots about it and I really wanted to try it, so I went and bought it on special (bonus!). I was disappointed with the formula as it didn't really curl my lashes but it most certainly gave it volume, a little to much for my liking. I decided to try the Falsies 'Flared' and I totally changed my opinion. It curls, separates, coats and best of all, they don't look fake! It depends on what type of lashes you have, but for my long, hard to curl lashes, Falsies Flared was best.
One coat is enough - A little goes a long way!
Medium-Medium Long length lashes that curl easily.