Mikayla Nogueira Returns to TikTok Amid ‘Lashlighting’ Chaos: Details

TikTok tea! Mikayla Nogueira has returned to social media amid drama surrounding her current assessment of L’Oréal’s Telescopic Carry mascara. 

Nogueira, 24, discovered herself in sizzling water with followers for allegedly offering “deceptive” details about the newly launched product. In a video shared by way of TikTok on January 24, the make-up artist praised the mascara for giving her a dramatic raise. “This actually simply modified my life,” she started within the video, which confirmed her rocking the mascara on one eye and never the opposite. “This appears like a false lash,” Nogueira continued, declaring the distinction. 


THESE ARE THE LASHES OF MY DREAMS!! @lorealparisusa by no means lets me down 😭 #TelescopicLift #LorealParisPartner #LorealParis @zoehonsinger

♬ authentic sound – Mikayla Nogueira

The Massachusetts native then utilized the make-up to her different eye, explaining: “Mainly, I’m taking the curved aspect [of the wand] and I’m going root to tip and. When you’ve finished that, you flip the comb to the aspect and you utilize the hook comb to separate.” The clip concluded with Nogueira gushing over her new “size,” including: “I’m speechless, and I’m unsure anybody’s ever gonna be capable of compete with this mascara.” 

Whereas Nogueira — who has over 14 million TikTok followers — continued to gush over the mascara within the social media publish’s caption, her feedback part rapidly crammed with criticism. Many followers accused the wonder guru of utilizing false lashes, particularly, Ardell Demi Wispies. (The fake extensions are identified for giving prospects a refined however noticeable lash enhance.) 


You already know what time it’s….❤️😍💋💕 #valentinesday #love #romance #vday

♬ authentic sound – Mikayla Nogueira

“Are you lashlighting us rn,” wrote on TikTok consumer. A second stated: “How did you out of the blue get so many additional lashes on the finish??” Different feedback learn, “She forgot to tag Ardell” and “I like my Ardell Wispies too!!” 

Nogueira additionally caught warmth for not disclosing that she has a contract with L’Oreal. “Is that this an advert? I don’t see the disclosure, solely a tiny ‘L’Oreal associate’ label on the very starting.” One other TikToker wrote: “Why aren’t influencers sincere anymore? Like when did this occur?? We used to have the ability to belief opinions and now we are able to’t belief a single one.” 

Each the influencer and L’Oreal remained silent on the matter for days — and when Nogueira took to the platform on Wednesday, February 1, she seemingly poked enjoyable on the backlash. 

“I’m certain everyone knows why we’ve gathered right here right this moment,” she stated within the Wednesday video. “It’s the month of affection bitches and anybody who is aware of me, is aware of I’m not f—king round on Valentine’s Day,” she continued earlier than introducing a love-themed magnificence routine. 

Followers, nevertheless, weren’t amused. “I NEED ANSWERS ON THE MASCARA,” one in every of her followers wrote. A second stated: “I like your movies however come on, it is best to [talk] concerning the lashes.” A 3rd quipped: “NO WAY SHE’S JUST IGNORING IT.” 

Others applauded Nogueira for being “unbothered.” 

L’Oréal has not but addressed the scandal and representatives for the model and Nogueira didn’t instantly reply to Us Weekly’s request for remark.