Fiberwig LX by D.J.V. Beautenizer Mascara Review

Posted by Lipglossiping On January - 16 - 2012

Japanese mascaras are hot property and DJV Fiberwig is the top selling mascara brand in Japan, Fiberwig LX builds on the popularity of the original Fiberwig formula with a new-fangled brush that promises to coat each lash with greater ease, allowing more of those lash-extending fibres to reach their intended target.

I already have fairly long lashes but lengthening is still high on the list of what I want mascara to do.  There are two things in life that can never be long enough… lashes, and um holidays? (stop smirking).

Packaged in a glossy, red tube, d.j.v. beautenizer Fiberwig LX combines a lash-building fibre formula that unlike previous fibre-rich mascaras I’ve tried, doesn’t irritate my eyes or drop little fibres onto my cheeks as the day progresses.  It has a filmy, slightly oily texture that glides onto the lashes and the curved brush makes applying the product to my lower lashes a breeze.

I found the finished effect to be more lengthening than volumising.  I have naturally curly lashes, so I’m unable to comment on how well it holds a curl but I can feel that this is a lightweight formula, so I’d imagine that it would do well for those who need to curl their lashes in advance.  The most impressive thing about the Fiberwig LX mascara is its resilience.  There was no flaking, no smudging and my lashes looked as mascara’ed up by the end of the day as they had at the beginning.  Removal was an issue… I did have to work a little harder than normal to dissolve the mascara with my cleansing oil.  The product removes in little clumps which can feel a bit disconcerting!

If I’d experienced better volumising from this mascara, I’d have it on my holy grail list – but as it stands, a girl needs more than just lengthening alone.  Unless you’ve got naturally thick lashes, in which case run RUN to CultBeauty.co.uk, where you can buy the Fiberwig LX by D.J.V. Beautenizer for £18.00

* press sample

UPDATE: I sheepishly stand corrected… this mascara removes like a dream with the help of some hot water.  Who knew water was so, err, useful? ;)


8 Responses to “Fiberwig LX by D.J.V. Beautenizer Mascara Review”

  1. DIsney says:

    This mascara is easily removed with warm water, because it’s water-based. Soak your lashes with warm water, then after a minute just take the tubes off your lashes. I do it with my fingers, and it looks pretty spidery :)

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  2. Ruqaiya Khan says:

    Its done a good job on your lashes.

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  3. Jamilla says:

    This mascara is aimed at East Asian women who have really thin, droopy lashes. You may not need this type of product, because you already have long, thick lashes compared to most Japanese/Chinese/Korean et al women.

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  4. Kylie says:

    they also have one that is targeted for volume too. The combo of the 2 has been my go to for over a year! I love the LX for every day, run-out-the-door day, and the combo of the 2 for nights our, and when I want a little more oomph :D I absolutely LOVEE how easy it is to remove :D

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  5. Robyn says:

    Hmmm, I might have to try something like this! I’ve given up on volume as my lashes are so sparse but this looks pretty bloody good for length!

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  6. […] Fiberwig LX Mascara has a cult following and even got me rightly told off by die-hard fans when I reviewed it without reading the instructions […]

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