Lash(es) Out! Sante Magic Volume mascara review!


Lash(es) Out! Sante Magic Volume mascara review!






Just before #NoBuyJanuary, December 31 to be precise, I made one last purchase for the year : a black mascara.
I’ve been using Ilia’s mascara in “Macao” (which has a copper hue) for the last couple of months and I love it, but I needed to get a black mascara after running out of the Dr. Hauschka one. Sante is one of the very few brands I can pick up in my local health store, hence why I own quite a lot of their products. This mascara is part of another limited edition called “Michalsky StyleNite-Look” ( Michalski’s a German fashionbrand and I read that Sante is their official makeup sponsor) So let’s start with the intriguing name : Sante Mascara Magic Lashes (10ml) volume + define
With such a pompous title, I could only have high expectations 🙂

Close-up : my lashes just after one application
The +
– The brush is convenient, gliding smoothly on the lashes, coating them well from base to tip.
–  Provides some nice definition.
–  Does what it says : it brings a lot of volume, which is why I bought it in the first place. I’ve never tried falsies, but using this mascara really brings out my lashes.

–  The cost ( I think it’s much cheaper in Europe, as it’s a German brand)
–  Vegan, lactose-free & gluten-free
–  During the cleansing, the product slides off very easily without leaving any dark residue

The  –
– It has a slight tendency to smudge.
– Doesn’t dry instantly, so I strongly recommend to wait a
little bit for the mascara to dry after the application.
– It’s not a 24-hour formula, but that’s hard to find though. You might have to reapply once or twice during the day.

Ingredients : (CTFA/INCI) Aqua (Water), Alcohol*, Stearic Acid, Glycerin, Cera Alba (Beeswax), Sorbitol, Algin, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Xanthan Gum, Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides, Parfum (Essential Oils), Tocopherol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Acacia Senegal Gum, Bambusa Arundinacea Stem Powder, Lycium Barbarum
Fruit Extract*, Linalool, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides).

The bottom line: Overall it’s a great volumizing mascara, it surely adds lots of volume and it’s quite affordable – at least in Europe – it’s 11.95 Euros, approx £ 8 and 16$.
However, it has a tendency to smudge and takes some time to dry after application.
I’ll continue to use this mascara until it’s empty, but  RMS beauty very recently announced they would launch a mascara, so I’ll definitely be on the lookout *flutters eyelashes* 😉
What about you? Have you found a great natural mascara?
Take care,



  • Great review! 🙂 I really like one from Benecos, it gives great lashes but it also smudges through the annoying because otherwise it's the best natural mascara I've tried 🙂 xx

    • Thank you Jana! 🙂 I heard great things about the Benecos one, a shame most smudge, but at least they are quite affordable. I'm not ready to splurge on a Kjaer Weis mascara for instance haha. xx

  • C'est très difficile de trouver un bon mascara naturel, et les avis sur les blog sont rares. Merci pour ce blog post!

    En ce moment, j'utilise 100%pure et je suis très impressionné!

    • Je suis tout à fait d'accord, c'est loin d'être simple de trouver un bon mascara naturel, qui soit à la fois "waterproof" (ou alors du moins longue-durée) et qui donne du volume, sans pour autant coûter une fortune :/ Merci pour la suggestion, 100% à l'air très sympa! 🙂 xx

  • I love hearing about new natural mascaras, as everyone knows, good ones are not easy to find! I can't wait for the new RMS one, I have high expectations 🙂 x

    • I agree, my expectations are high too and there are so many green girls eyeing it, so lots of pressure on rms beauty's shoulders hehe 😉 xx

    • Thank you so much Amber! I'm glad you like the layout, I still need to figure out a few html things, but it's more or less what I wanted 🙂 If you try RMS, let me know, I would love to hear your thoughts about it 🙂 xx


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