L'Oreal Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara vs. Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara

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Some small differences but similar overall.

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*According to Cruelty Free Kitty, L'Oreal is NOT a cruelty free brand while Too Faced is a cruelty free brand.* Makeup Maven, Nitya, says: Better than Sex is $24/tube and L'Oreal is $7/ tube. Both products come in a similar pink tube with an hourglass application wand but the Better Than Sex mascara packaging is heavier and has a more pronounced hourglass shape. Both mascaras created intense volume with excellent black pigmentation. Both grabbed onto the lashes, curled, and had nearly identical looks after application. I would recommend trying this L'Oreal dupe.

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megan

12/22/2018

I find the too faced mascara to be SO much better. The L’Oréal is clumpy and makes my lashes stick together.

Janelle

12/26/2018

I find these to be dupes! Personally I liked the L’Oréal better, it didn’t make my lashes clumpy or dry out like too faced.

Gabrielle Soto

01/02/2019

I have used both mascaras and can honestly say that they perform very similarly. As far as it clumping, both mascara are a thick and are meant to give a fuller look. I experienced clumpy applications from both. However, the deal breaker is the price. Therefore, L’Oréal has my vote entirely.

Rachel

01/21/2019

I’ve been using BTS for years, but was looking for a cheaper alternative. Lash Paradise doesn’t come close! The formula is too wet, and it comes out very clumpy. I’d say it was a 50% match only because of the brush and look of the tube.

Dee

02/16/2019

The BTS Too Faced Mascara is hands down far better than the L’Oréal one. I had read reviews on Amazon saying they were similar and wanted to save some money. I absolutely hated the L’Oréal one! All of my eye lashes stuck together so much so they would fall out. The mascara itself doesn’t have the same consistency or texture as the BTS one. I felt like I had plastic eyelashes and I never had that feeling with BTS by Too Faced. I posted the review on Facebook and all of my friends agreed except for one.

Kristen

02/20/2019

The L’Oreal formula comes nowhere near close the Too Faced formula. It makes my eyelashes super sticky and they are sticky even after washing my face and using eye make up remover. I had read online that this was a dupe and was so disappointed when I bought it because it’s nowhere near close. It did lift my lashes and make them have volume but it wasn’t worth the struggle and mess required to take it off.

opus4president

03/04/2019

Honestly... lash paradise was better! My lashes were longer and the wand wasn’t as big so I didn’t get accidental raccoon eyes!

lcnunez

03/25/2019

The L’Oreal product is good however the top faced product is better - it’s honestly the best mascara I’ve ever used. I still totally use the L’Oreal product though as it’s one of the best drugstore mascaras I’ve found (that and voluminous)...however if I find bts on some kind of a deal (hint check Macy’s!...keep it on your list there) please believe I’m snapping it up ASAP.

Nessa

03/27/2019

I have been using BTS for years and love it and once the L’Oréal one came out I tried it and I was just not a fan. It’s very drying to the point where if you go in for the second layer it clumps together and there is no way to fix your lashes without use of a comb. Most people honestly just stick with it because of the cheaper price tag. And BTS is collagen infused.

natalie

03/29/2019

I prefer the L'Oréal mascara. I have such a hard time getting my eye lashes fuller & longer. I loved the BTS mascara, but happened to stumble on this L'Oréal one day. I honestly had never hears of it being a dupe — ever since Ive tried it, I havent gone back to BTS. For me, the product doesn’t dry up as quick as BTS .. and... i will gladly buy a less expensive mascara if I find one that works! ..that way I can use those saved dollars to buy a good primer!

Danielle

05/07/2019

I have the L’Oreal in the waterproof version. Not sure if that changes the way it goes onto the lashes, but I do think it’s a tad more clumpy. That said, I usually layer it last (I use multiple mascaras) and it does just as good of a job as the BTS as far as spreading the lashes and covering.

Prags

05/07/2019

The look is the same in the end but the L’Oréal flakes away much faster. But then I do feel the too faced is a bit flaky for its price point too

linsey

05/24/2019

too faced is much better. the only comparison is the design of the tube. i tried l’oréal to save money and hated it. there are much better drug store brands than that one. i love two faced mascara but don’t love the price :( wish there was a closer comparison.

Cait

06/12/2019

My Too Faced mascara was running out and I wanted to save some money, so I decided to try out the L’Oréal mascara. I put one mascara on one eye and the other on the other eye to compare differences. Honestly, both eyes look the same. I do feel like the Too Faced mascara does go on easier, but why not save some money if both eyes come out very comparable!

Tricia

06/17/2019

These both wear so similarly, I buy the L’Oréal to save myself some serious money. If you apply 1-2 drops of eye drops halfway through the tube, it goes on amazingly. Paired with the primer, it looks even better!

Anissa

06/21/2019

I have used both mascaras and I am a mascara fool! L’Oréal is hands down BETTER to me!! I will always buy it instead of the “Better than sex”

sherri a

06/29/2019

I’ve been using BTS for a long time, and I decided to try a less expensive alternative so I opted for Lash Paradise... I’m pleasantly surprised at the similarities! For the money, the Lash Paradise gives you fullness just like BTS and it does not clump or flake. The only downside is that L’Oreal is not cruelty free, but for the money, well worth the switch!

deals and steals

07/02/2019

Okay so I bought the Travel sized BTS mascara for $14 at Sephora and it is not water proof and I already had the lash paradise which is water proof for a much better cost ,, I really do recommend lash paradise

Brianna Z

07/24/2019

I tested them Both out and I really think that you could use either and you wouldn’t even know which one was which!

Sunny

07/27/2019

Lash paradise seems to dry out quicker, have more flakes, and less volume.

Nina

08/28/2019

The Too Faced mascara flakes so badly for me. I don’t have this issue with L’Oréal! For cruelty free alternatives, I’d recommend Essence’s Lash Princess (wet formula, dramatic lashes) or Volume Stylist Lash Extension (drier formula, softer but still noticeable effect). I’ve also heard Covergirl’s Exhibitionist mascara is a dupe. Pro tip: If my lashes get clumpy I always use CG Clump Crusher to separate my lashes!

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