Thickening or Volume Mascara – Tips, Best Volumizing, L’Oreal Volumious and How...

Thickening or Volume Mascara – Tips, Best Volumizing, L’Oreal Volumious and How to Apply Thickening/Volume Mascaras


To add volume or thickness go for the best volumizing mascara. This article will introduce you to volume mascara and give you some of the best brands including L’Oreal voluminous. To ensure you use your them well, you will also learn how to apply, put on or wear them as well as some important tips.

Thickening and Volume Mascara – Tips, Best Volumizing, L’Oreal Volumious and How to Apply
Thickening and Volumizing

What is Volume Mascara?

Volume mascaras, also known as thickening mascaras, volumizing mascaras or voluminous mascarsa refers to a type of eye cosmetic whose main role is to make eyelashes to look thicker and fuller. They are a product to try, especially people who have sparse skimpy eyelashes and you do not want to use false eyelashes or eyelash extension. You can also wear  them to get a desired look.

Of course, having thicker, longer and darkened eyelashes always betters who someone looks. Other than increasing volume, this volumizing mascaras can also make your eyelashes to look darker.

Best Volumizing Mascara – Best Volume Mascaras

If you are looking for these, there are many best volumizing mascara brands available in the market. If you have not tried them before and you would like to do so, we have a list of some of the best volumizing mascara you could buy. We tested, read reviews and ratings of various users before we could write this list of the best brands that volumize eyelashes.

We also went and extra mile to give you a video review of  L’Oreal Voluminous Mascara as we felt it is one of the best volume mascara you can buy. Here is our list of best brands:

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Best Brands
  • L’Oreal Voluminous
  • Revlon PhotoReady 3D Volume™
  • Healthy Volume® Mascara Regular
  • Volume Effect Faux Cils – Luxury
  • Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Volumizing
  • Lavera
  • NEW High Impact Extreme
  • Shu Uemura Precise volume waterproof
  • Sumptuous Extreme Lash Multiplying
  • Super Volume Mascara by The Body Shop
  • Trish McEvoy High Volume  Jet Black
  • NARS Larger Than Life Volumizing
  • Mally Volumizing  Duo
  • Jordana Best Lash Extreme Volumizing
  • Revitalash Volumizing  Raven Black
  • CoverGirl VolumeExact

The Best Volumizing Mascara – L’Oreal Voluminous

Among the leading types. we have L’Oreal Voluminous which seems one of the best volumizing brand type you can go for in the market. You cannot beat them. To get a review of L’Oreal Voluminous Mascara, what the video

Some of the best L’Oreal Voluminous mascaras you could buy in the market includes the following:

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L’Oreal Voluminous
  • L’Oreal’s Extra-Volume Collagen
  • L’Oreal Voluminous Million Lashes – Black
  • L’Oreal Full Definition Voluminous – Black Brown
  • L’Oreal Perfection Voluminous – Carbon Black
  • L’oreal Paris Voluminous – Waterproof Black
  • L’Oreal Paris Voluminous Original

If you do not want to try, L’Oreal Voluminous , another option to go for that is also good is New Maybelline Mega Plush. Watch New Maybelline Mega Plush Review video

Best Thickening Mascara

Essentially thickening mascaras do the sale role as volumizing mascaras. In fact, the two products are the same. However, for the sake of easy choice making, we decided to give you the best thickening mascara brands separately. So what are some of the best thickening mascaras?

  • Almay One Coat Thickening
  • Trish McEvoy Thickening
  • Palladio Thickening – Black
  • Almay One Coat Nourishing Waterproof
  • LORAC Multiplex 3D Lashes Volumizing and Thickening
  • W7 Lengthening and Thickening  (Black)
  • Too Faced Lash Injection Extreme Thickening

It is worthwhile to note that the colors for different volumizing mascaras vary and you should choose a color that will best match with your hair, skin and eye color. See colored mascara and colors for tips and guide on how to choose them.

How to Use Volume Mascara

From the above long list of the best brands, you must have found one that fits you well. It is time we look at how to apply them.  However, before you get the steps on how to apply volume mascara, you should that if you are to be very successful, ensure you get a good mascara brush for these type of mascaras as it helps in ensuring your eyelashes become thicker.

  1. Using an eyelash curler, curl your upper eyelashes. You should lift your upper eyelid slightly for your curler to get to the base of your eyelashes.
  2. The next step is to apply volumizing mascara beginning from the eyelash root or base and working outwards to the eyelash tips. You should lift your eyelid slightly to ensure you can reach the base of your eyelashes. Get a good brush or wand.
  3. By turning your mascara brush vertically, apply them to the lower eyelash.
  4. You could apply from one to several coats of voluminous mascaras. Once you have applied the first coat of volume mascara, you must let it dry completely before you go to the second coat.
  5. To add depth, you could get a flash eyeshadow or eyeliner brush and apply black eyeliner or black eyeshadow along your lash line.

You are done with the application process. It is that simple!

Volume Eyeshadow Tips, Tricks, Secrets, Ideas and Advices

Other than the simple steps above on how to apply voluminous mascara, there are a few volumizing tips, tricks, secrets and advices which you might need to know. This will ensure you not only get fuller, thicker and darker eyelashes but also look stunning:

Thickening and Volume Mascara - Before and After Looks
Thickening and Volume – Before and After Looks
  • The first tip is using the correct bush. Most manufacturers often recommend or sell specific brush or wand to use while applying mascaras. It is a good idea you learn how to use the provided brush, as it will help achieve the promised effect. Many people often find some of those brushes tedious to use and will be tempted to use other brushes.
  • Another advice when using volume mascaras or any other type it is good to be aware of chances of eye irritation. Be careful when choosing volume fiber mascara since it can be trapped on you contact lenses if you wear them or get your eye irritated.


What voluminous mascaras is, the best voluminous mascaras, as well as how to use them should no longer be a bother. If you obey the above tips, be guaranteed of excellent results.

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