L’Oreal Volume Million Lashes Fatale Review - Really Ree
By Ree

L’Oreal Volume Million Lashes Fatale Review

22 Sep 2016 (Updated: 21 Jan 2019)

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The amount of new mascara releases can sometimes be overwhelming. This is especially true at the high-street end of the market, where I’m a sucker for trying out the latest offerings. After the popularity of L’Oreal’s Sculpt by False Lash, I couldn’t resist picking up their newest creation, the L’Oreal Volume Million Lashes Fatale.

L’Oreal claims that this mascara will give you their “most killer eye look” yet. It has a buildable formula that volumises and thickens with its intense pigments. Yes please!

L’Oreal Volume Million Lashes Fatale
L’Oreal Volume Million Lashes Fatale

L’Oreal Volume Million Lashes Fatale Wand:

L’Oreal Volume Million Lashes Fatale
L’Oreal Volume Million Lashes Fatale Wand

This is a standard plastic applicator with sporadic short spikes, but don’t fear, these are quite short so should reduce any accidental poking. The formula is a drier consistency, but not so dry that it is unworkable and goes on flakey. I personally prefer this as it minimises transfer on to the lid and lower lash line. It has a really nice matte finish, not plasticy in the slightest.

L’Oreal Volume Million Lashes Fatale Application:

I gave this a really good road test (a full week in fact) and I am more than pleasantly surprised. I want to start off by saying that the metallic fuchsia pink packaging is right up my street (thank you L’Oreal). I have quite wayward, stubby, lacklustre lashes and this mascara really does amp up the volume as well as thicken the lashes. I have only needed to do two coats to get the look I desire and have found that even with two coats it doesn’t clump. Best of all, I didn’t feel the need to curl my lashes beforehand as this mascara gives my limp lashes a lift and held the curl all day long!

One Coat
Two Coats
Two coats on both eyes and one coat on the lower lashes.

What really impressed me was that it doesn’t budge and I haven’t seen any claims that it’s waterproof. I have quite watery outer corners and this stuff stayed put. There was also no flaking and it didn’t transfer on to my under eye…draws breath… And I am not done singing this mascara’s praises yet. Even with its longevity, this is one of the easiest mascaras I’ve had the pleasure of removing to date. Just a couple of cotton pads and my usual micellar water and it’s completely gone. No tugging, dragging or rubbing.

This may seem like the most perfect mascara EVER, but I do have one teensy drawback. My lashes did seem just slightly crispy, only on the outer lashes and on the ends, but I can forgive that because it ticks every other box.

L’Oreal Volume Million Lashes Fatale is available to order now HERE.


Tazitea x


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