YSL Volume Effect Faux Cils Mascara

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

I received a mini tube of the YSL Volume Faux Cils mascara in my February Topbox to try. I've heard a lot of good things about this mascara but personally, I didn't love it. 

It is said to give an "intense, dramatic lash look in a single stroke, for lashes that stop traffic with the blink of an eye."

That's not really what I achieved using this mascara.

In all fairness, I do have straight, itty-bitty lashes so it's not really the mascara's fault that I couldn't stop traffic with the blink of an eye. 

I like the formula of the mascara. I found it to be long-wearing and it didn't smear at the end of the night. I just didn't see a change to my lashes that a drugstore mascara couldn't do.

The brush is nice. I haven't used a fiber brush in a while (I'm used to the plastic bristles) so it was a nice change. 

Overall, I'd probably give it ♥♥♥♥♥. It's applies great but it didn't wow me. The full-size retails for $36.



Have you tried the YSL Faux Cils? What did you think? xx

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8 COMMENTS

  1. Yeah, this mascara did nothing for my lashes either...there are plenty of better mascaras at a lower price that do so much more!

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  2. We are total mascara opposites. You like blinc, I reeeeally didn't. I actually ended up buying the full sized YSL mascara last weekend at Holt Renfrew!

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  3. @Jayne Yeah, I was kind of disappointed! I had high hopes that it would be amazing :(.

    @Nancy Haha we are!! You have great lashes though. Jealous xx

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  4. I found this one to be really irritating, I was so disappointed. Mascaras can be so hit or miss for me though, short eyelashes are a pain!

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  5. I have purchased the full sized awhile ago, and honestly regret it, since Maybelline Falsies is more than excellent!

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  6. I've actually been thinking of getting this mascara but like you said it doesn't look very impressive... Great review! :) xx

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