Rated 4.28 out of 5 stars
Most Helpful Positive Review A+++++++++++++
BEST MASCARA I HAVE EVER USED. I swore by Better Than Sex until I tried this. It's 100x better. My lashes are long and thick but not clumpy. It looks like I am wearing falsies but nope, just this mascara. Everyone comments on how good my lashes look and I've brought my friends over to the dark side. Dark, long, thick lashes that is. LOVE LOVE LOVE.
Most Helpful Critical Review one of the worst mascaras I've ever used
I've tried dozens of volumizing mascaras ranging from high to low end and this is easily one of the worst. The formula is not deep black at all, but more of a grayish black. The consistency is sticky, heavy, dry, and difficult to layer. Even with a lash comb, it was impossible to sculpt lashes or break up the clumps, and my curl completely disappeared after one coat. My lashes are naturally fairly thick and long, and this mascara made them look so much worse than they actually are by clumping them together into wiry, anemic-looking spider legs. Layering this mascara over a primer helped a little with the volume and spreadability, but not enough.
The brush looked interesting at first, and if your lashes are thin I could see how it could provide some definition. But ultimately the tiny bristles on the rubber brush are too short for anyone with thicker lashes, and they just make a gloppy mess. The only thing I ended up liking about this formula was the packaging. There are much, much better volumizing mascaras out there. Don't waste your time on this one.
Reviewed by 2026 customers ehh
Lisa-marie from ohio
its good if ur lashes hold curl. mine just dont so it doesn't last.
brookie121 from louisville, ky
I love the application of this mascara. It provides volume and color to my thin blonde lashes. This mascara also wears really well and is easy to take off. Slowly becoming my favorite!
OBSESSED WITH THIS MASCARA
cmgazda from Harrisburg, NC
I LOVE LOVE this mascara!! I've always been using drugstore brands but I splurged on this one and will never go back!! It looks like I am wearing falsies. I've received so many compliments while wearing this mascara.
the BEST mascara!
Liz from Iowa
I have tried every mascara imaginable for years....drugstore, name brands, you name it, I tried it. I am very picky when it comes to mascara, I want my lashes up and I do not want them coated and clumpy. I have never had this mascara clump and my lashes go up! if you wanted to get real exciting it does combine well if you mix with another mascara, but there is no need to. Your looking is over ladies, this is the mascara you need!
One of my favorites!
Morgan from Iowa City, IA
I received this as a gift and fell in love! It's a really good lengthening mascara and makes my lashes look so good. Not clumpy or irritating like many other mascaras. Definitely worth the buy!
Not great for Asian lashes
Stephanie827 from California
I have very straight, thin Asian lashes that point straight down, so I always curl my lashes before applying mascara. I was hoping that this mascara would hold the curl, but it DID NOT. The instant I put it on it my lashes start to uncurl. But this mascara is very black and volumizing. It made my lashes look thick, but still straight. It would have been nice if it held the curl.
One of the BEST
Violet from Georgia
I have a lipstick, hair product and mascara problem so I've unfortunately spent money on products that weren't the best. This mascara is perhaps one of THE best products I've ever ever had the honor of buying! Trust me it takes a lot for me to justify paying what we pay on cosmetics. The product is layers really well and stands up to my oily eyelids - this is why I don't eyeshadow. It adds fantastic looking length and volume and the product stays. This is my forever mascara with it partner Cover Girl Lashblast Volume!
*lasts a full 8 -hour work day even through a cardio workout
*adds length volume and fullness
*great for layering
*grabs all the lashes
I got nothin' :-)
I love this!
LB from Bay Area, CA
I typically only buy drugstore mascaras since I go through them so quickly so buying high-end can get pricey. But I picked this up as part of the 3 full-size Tarte mascara holiday set. Upon first opening the tube, I wasn't sure I was going to like it because I usually like mascaras with more of a spiky applicator. But this actually applies well and gives me length, darkness and volume. After applying a second coat, it can get clumpy but this is easily fixed with my Ulta lash separating comb. My lashes look absolutely amazing and the mascara doesn't flake off throughout the day.
Ash from Portland, OR
Did not work for me
It's okay, but not great.
Kelley from Boston, MA
I'm surprised by all the amazing reviews for this mascara. It's fine - there are much worse mascaras out there - but this isn't fantastic either. I had really high hopes when I saw the brush was firm, and not mushy & soft like some mascaras. The brush is solid and spiky, more like Benefit's They're Real's brush. But it clumps so bad, and I'm constantly having to use a lash brush to separate the lashes, which then creates little dried pieces flaking off. I have straight lashes that I need to curl, and as soon as I put on this mascara, my eyelashes completely lose their curl and are straight again. It product is way too heavy/sticky.
Emerson from Indianapolis, Indiana
So, personally, I love it. It's my favorite mascara. It makes my lashes longer and fluffier. Just for context, I already do have a little bit of length and volume in my lashes but I find this mascara is the icing on the top! It makes them look so lovely and I definitely would purchase it again.
OBSESSED IS AN UNDERSTATEMENT
Vandy from U.S.
This is the BEST - hands down - BEST mascara I've ever used!
I wore eyelash extensions for a long time so I had experienced some fallout and damage as a result. I got this mascara hoping that the reviews would guide me well and that I'd be able to have some pretty looking natural lashes again.
Let me tell you, Maneater DID NOT disappoint! My lashes look the best they ever have!
This is your sign to buy this product RIGHT NOW! I'm so glad I did, and it's a guarantee that I'll be back for more.
Nice dark mascara, but doesn't hold a curl
Alyssaa from Boulder, CO
I have extremely straight, Asian lashes, so I have to curl them to get any curl at all. I was hoping that this would help define, volumize, and hold a curl, but it didn't do the latter. The coverage was beautiful, dark, and thick. However, I put a coat of the mascara I like that holds my curl (a Japanese mascara), then a coat of Maneater, and it actually made my lashes go straight. So sad! Additionally, it ended up transferring to the skin under my eyes after wearing a mask outside, probably just from the steam from my breath, but that didn't work for me either. I think it would be great with no humidity and on naturally curly lashes, though!
Don't waste your money
Allyson from MA
This product looks great when you first apply it, but I kid you not an hour later it looks like you never even put on mascara. It is definitely not worth the price, and I am sad to say I am very disappointed with this mascara.
Disappointed- no hold and comes off
T from Michigan
I tried this after all the great reviews I was seeing. I love how it separated my lashes but that didn't last. A short while after, my lashes seemed as the mascara had come off. No hold, no curl no separation. My lashes looked like I hadn't put on mascara after a few hours. Then In the cold or after a hard day at work my lashes would look wet as if I had just applied my mascara. Then when I would touch my lashes the mascara would come off on my fingers as if it was still wet (but it had been hours after it was applied). Very disappointed.
LindaS from Ks
This is the worse mascara I've ever tried! Super clumpy, flaky and absolutely no lengthening. I just threw it aways after a few uses.
Jessica from Ulta
It's an amazing mascara, I got it on sale and it was worth it.
A from Oh
The wand on this makes it easy to achieve long and full flashes. I actually own 3 of these because I love it so much lol
Obsessed (and I'm very picky with mascara)
Leah from United States
I've spent many years trying out different mascara both drugstore and high end. So far, this is my absolute favorite high end mascara. I love the brush, I love the formula and I LOVE how it wears. Even after a long shift at the hospital, my eyelashes stay looking AMAZING and it doesn't flake or smear. I'll definitely continue to purchase this when I see sales going on or I have extra points to use.
Very nourishing for my dry lashes!
Ashvegas22 from St. Louis MO
I have been pretty loyal to Too Faced - Better Than Sex (Waterproof) mascara, that is my typical 'go to' every day. However, I recently perm curled my lashes at a salon (LOVE IT) and I needed a more nourishing mascara. Tarte's Man Eater is perfect for my needs. Nourishes, thickens and lengthens my lashes. 10/10
Steph from Texas
I absolutely love this mascara. I have tried many others and nothing makes my lashes pop like this one. It literally looks like im wearing fake eyelashes.
sky from virginia
it's not the best mascara ever. it makes my lashes look a little clumpy but if you brush through them with a spully they'll look better
new favorite mascara
hannah from deptford
definitely buying again it was great and makes my lashes look so much longer
Good not great.
Jess Mary from WI
I don't hate this mascara but it's not my favorite. Definitely adds volume to my lashes but it does flake off at times. The brush also holds a ton of product so I find myself wiping some off on the top of the tube which then gets twisted into the cap and wasted. I'll finish my tube but won't repurchase.
Manda from Saint Paul, MN
I like this Mascara but I don't love it. Mascara is my obsession so im a bit critical when it comes to most Mascaras. It definitely works great makes your lashes long and full for me its not black enough it has a some what natural look and I like dramatic lashes. When applying it dries really fast so if you apply more than one coat it'll start getting a little sticky if you don't apply fast enough . It's a great mascara and I keep it in my rotation