Tuesday, 26 March 2013

REVIEW // YSL Shocking Mascara

YSL Shocking Mascara // £23.50 // link

The Yves Saint Laurent Shocking mascara has been my staple mascara for a long while now - this being my third tube so far.  My eyelashes are quite fair so something I look for in a mascara is good coverage.  I don't use eyelash curlers (out of pure laziness!) so my expectations for a mascara is to paint, curve and lengthen - and although it is a quality some people do look for in a mascara, I hate clumpiness!  I find it lasts all day without any smudging or flaking and personally find it comes off easily when I'm taking off my make up, but I've heard some people find it difficult to take it off completely so it may depend on type of cleanser (I use Clinique).  Overall I would rate it 9/10 in my knowledge of mascaras and judging against past mascaras I've had.  I hope you liked my attempt at a beauty post for my blog - I'm still quite new to the whole review thing but I'm going to keep trying!
love amy x


  1. wow it looks lovely on your eyes Amy, I would love to try it but I couldn't spend that on mascara:( xo

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  2. I've always found Maybelline Falsies a good drugstore mascara! Good coverage and really lengthening xx

  3. linky ti moc sluší:) máš nádherný oči!

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  5. Not the cheapest mascara, but if it works great it's worth it I think!
    Looks nice to me!



  6. I like your reviews and this looks so lovely on! Need some ysl in my life

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  7. ooooh gorgeous! I love the quality of YSL products <3

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  8. This comes out amazing!
    S xx

  9. I've been using Rimmel VolumeFlash ScandalEyes for over a year now. It's perfect because I have thin long eyelashes and other mascaras I've tried make my eyes look bare.
    This looks great on your eyes though!

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  10. I'm loyal to Prestige " My Blackest Lashes" but one day, if I buy a high end mascara, I'll consider this! Your lashes look fab!

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  11. Looks great! I need some new mascara. Thanks for sharing!


  12. GREAT make-up ;)

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  14. Looks pretty good on you, thanks for the info, I have my eye on this mascara now!

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