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 :)

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  2. Ruqaiya Khan says:

    Its done a good job on your lashes.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  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.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  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

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  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!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  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 [...]

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Paul & Joe Christmas 2010 Nail Polishes!

Paul & Joe will be releasing a veritable treasure trove of nail polishes this Christmas!  Wonderful news for all us nail fanatics, we’re really being …

Clinique Repairwear Laser Focus - Reviewer Chosen

After much deliberating (ok.. a cup of tea) I’ve chosen a suitable candidate to put Clinique’s new Repairwear Laser Focus Wrinkle & UV Damage Corrector …

Cheeky Nail Paints: The Feeling's Neutral

Only a couple of months old, Cheeky Cosmetics, the sister brand of Cowshed is making waves online with their new range of 21 nail paints …

Pondering Eyeko's Tinted Cream

Any kind of bronzer scares me, the thought of it leaves me feeling a little shakey, damp palmed and out of my depth. I’m pretty pale.  Not …

Grimas Theatrical Make Up from Facepaint UK - Review

So after loving a Joe Blasco concealer I’d recently hit pan on and lemming the Ben Nye concealer wheel palette for about 100 years but not …

This week I am mostly lusting after...

EVERYTHING! But I can’t have it all…. so here’s a few key things that are currently making me go a bit weak at the knees: …

My cheeky Love Makeup haul!

Just a quickie post to give you a heads up (if you didn’t already see my tweet) about the Love Makeup sale that’s currently ongoing.  …

Beauty most... torturous?

God, I love a beauty gimmick. In reality, I generally hate them… but it’s the promise of pure innovation that I just can’t resist! It …

Glitter Gal Marine Blue - NOTD

Steady yourselves ladies… this is a sparkler… I received a bottle of Glitter Gal Cosmetics Marine Blue holo nail polish via R8Beauty (check them out …

My Poor Neglected Blog (and life)...

Well, I’m up to my elbows in baby sick, poo, nappies, leaky boob milk and lots of other bodily fluids that you really don’t want …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads