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Larger Than Life Volumizing Mascara

Larger Than Life Volumizing Mascara

What it is:A volumizing mascara.What it does:This lush, vitamin-enriched mascara boosts volume and curl with every stroke. The signature "honeycomb" fibers of the brush are designed for maximum product pickup and smooth, even distribution that coats every lash without smudging or flaking. The rich, deep pigment magnifies the effect, creating a thick fringe that's high definition, high drama, and bigger than ever.
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Questions & Answers for NARS Larger Than Life Volumizing Mascara

Contact Lens Safe?
Lately my contact lenses have been bothering me. I think it's because of my mascara. Is this gentle enough for contact wearers?
asked 6 years, 4 months ago
(Alexandria, VA)
on Larger Than Life Volumizing Mascara
11 answers
answer 1
I find it irrating and flakes into eyes...clumps
answered 5 years, 5 months ago
(Vancouver Canada)
answer 2
I wear rigid gas permeable lenses and have sensitive eyes. Wearing this mascara doesn't bother my eyes, but removing it does! It is very hard to remove so I typically have to scrub my lashes with waterproof remover to get it off. Unfortunately, that usually means that wearing it isn't worth the effort to remove it!
answered 5 years, 6 months ago
(Rochester, MI)
answer 3
Absolutely! I've had issues with mascara flaking and irritating my contacts often. I highly recommend it!
answered 5 years, 7 months ago
(Indianapolis, IN)
answer 4
I wear contacts, and I have had no problems.
answered 5 years, 7 months ago
(Lisle, IL)
answer 5
I think it might be good because I have very sensitive eyes and this never bothers them even when I have it on for a long time. And it won't flake in eyes which causes most of the discomfort for me.
answered 5 years, 8 months ago
(tucson, AZ)
answer 6
I wear contacts only occasionally and have not experienced discomfort or stinging when using this mascara. I really like it.
answered 5 years, 11 months ago
(Boerne, TX)
answer 7
I wear contacts and on top of that have sensitive eyes and I haven't ever had any trouble with this mascara.
answered 6 years ago
answer 8
You'll have to be careful wearing this with contact lenses. I've had problems with this irritating my eyes, but it's such a wonderful mascara that I made it work. Take out your contacts before applying the mascara, wait until it dries, and then put them back in. Do the same when using makeup remover to remove the mascara. That will greatly cut back on your irritation.
answered 6 years ago
(Reno, NV)
answer 9
Tip: Make sure that your not sharing your mascara, or using a friends, because that can also cause irritation.
answered 6 years ago
answer 10
It's a fine mascara but I wouldn't buy it again. I didn't really get much volume or length. It did slide on nicely and didn't clump up. It still gave me racoon eyes, but I've had worse mascaras.
If you have dry skin it might not give you racoon eyes.
answered 6 years ago
(Palo Alto, CA.)
answer 11
I started using this mascara 1 week after having lasik surgery - when your eyes are SUPER sensitive and had no issue. So yes, I would say it's gentle. Since it doesn't flake or run, none of the usual 'gunk' ends up in your eyes!

Good luck!
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
NARS Volumizing vs. Lengthening?
Which mascara holds a CURL better, the NARS Volumizing mascara or the NARS Lengthening mascara? My lashes point straight down and after I curl them and put on mascara, they usually fall flat, so a good curl holding mascara is key for me!
asked 5 years, 7 months ago
on Larger Than Life Volumizing Mascara
9 answers
answer 1
I've never used the lengthening formula but the volumizing formula holds a curl most of the day. I, too, have stick-straight lashes.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
(Milton, Vermont)
answer 2
Volumizing holds my curled lashes the best.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
answer 3
Volumizing! but curl before you apply.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
(jackson ms)
answer 4
answered 4 years, 9 months ago
(Park City, UT)
answer 5
The Volumizing! It's a great mascara overall and definitely holds a curl really really well.
answered 4 years, 11 months ago
(Chicago, IL)
answer 6
DON'T GO FOR ANY OF THEM!! They DON'T deliver what they promise, and it's almost impossible to remove it. I fell for it because I love NARS, but their mascara is just awful.
answered 4 years, 11 months ago
(Richmond, VA)
answer 7
I haven't tried the lengthening one but I have been using the volumizing one for a while now and it holds curl very well. It's better than any other, leaves my lashes exactly where I curled them.
answered 5 years, 1 month ago
(tucson, AZ)
answer 8
It has been my experience that the volumizing mascara holds curl until you remove it at the end of the day.
answered 5 years, 3 months ago
(Odessa, TX)
answer 9
I have the same problem. I've never tried the lengthening, but I currently use the volumizing one. The Volumizing mascara will definitely hold your curl EXACTLY how you have curled your lashes. You will not have a problem with them falling flat.
answered 5 years, 4 months ago
(Atl, GA)
is this waterproof?
is this waterproof?
asked 2 years, 7 months ago
(Fort WOrth, Texas)
on Larger Than Life Volumizing Mascara
4 answers
answer 1
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
answer 2
Yes indeed it is!!!
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
answer 3
It is somewhat water resistant, but no, it's not waterproof
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
(Portland, OR)
answer 4
No, this mascara is not waterproof.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
(San Francisco, CA)
When am I going to be able to purchase this at sephora again?
I was so rudely turned away from a local sephora, being told that the spot for this mascara was gone in the display, therefore they did not have it. Also, they were extremelly unwilling to just check the back for me. I sampled the audacious and am extremely unimpressed. I have been using this larger than life mascara for almost ten years now. I would just like to know if I will be able to purchase this product through sephora, as I do and always have with my makeup purchases.
asked 9 months ago
on Larger Than Life Volumizing Mascara
1 answer
answer 1
i am also looking for this mascara please tell nars to put it back onto the market
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