Yves Saint Laurent The Shock Volumizing Mascara
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Yves Saint Laurent The Shock Volumizing Mascara

BY YVES SAINT LAURENT

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4.48 / 5 based on 539 Reviews

Description

The most volumizing mascara by Yves Saint Laurent. The Shock mascara coats each lash with maximum volume in just one stroke and without clumping. The hourglass shaped brush allows more of the exclusive shock formula to grab hold of lashes. With brilliant, high intensity color, this longwear mascara will give you dramatic lashes that won’t smudge.

How To Apply:

Start applying at the root of the lash on the outside of the eye. Touch the brush to the lash pushing upwards and outwards at the same time. The Shock is buildable and you can pump up the volume by adding stroke on top of stroke.

Ingredients:

AQUA / WATER . PARAFFIN . POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE . COPERNICIA CERIFERA CERA / CARNAUBA WAX . ETHYLENE/ACRYLIC ACID COPOLYMER . STYRENE/ACRYLATES/AMMONIUM METHACRYLATE COPOLYMER . CERA ALBA / BEESWAX . SYNTHETIC BEESWAX . BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-2 . POLYBUTENE . CETYL ALCOHOL . STEARETH-20 . GLYCERYL DIBEHENATE . STEARETH-2 . PHENOXYETHANOL . HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE . ACACIA SENEGAL GUM . TRIBEHENIN . CAPRYLYL GLYCOL . SILICA . GLYCERYL BEHENATE . SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE . HYDROGENATED JOJOBA OIL . HYDROGENATED PALM OIL . DISODIUM EDTA . BUTYLENE GLYCOL . SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE . STEARYL ALCOHOL . MYRISTYL ALCOHOL . BENZYL ALCOHOL . TETRASODIUM EDTA . POTASSIUM SORBATE . BHT . PARFUM / FRAGRANCE [+/- MAY CONTAIN: CI 77499 / IRON OXIDES . CI 77007 / ULTRAMARINES . CI 75470 / CARMINE]

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  • Really wanting this!!! but is it wprth the splurge?4 Answers
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  • "I love how long this mascara makes my lashes, they look full, and it almost looks like I'm wearing fake lashes. Which I don't nor am I ... I love the volume and the colors of this brand." in 132 reviews
  • "This mascara reminds me a lot of Too Faced's "Better than Sex". It's a great mascara, lengthens lashes so good and separates them well, so you won't get a "spidery look". It's a bit pricey in my opinion but definitely worth it!" in 47 reviews
  • "I was sent this mascara to try for sample purposes and I absolutely love it. It takes "volumizing" to a whole new level!! It's the perfect amount of thickness and dryness (if you will) that allows your lashes to look like three times the size!" in 19 reviews
  • "I received this in the YSL VoxBox to test out and I. LOVE. IT!!!! The wand is unique and coats every lash. The formula is a little wet but it dries quick. It's really smudge proof, waterproof, and very long lasting! And the most unique thing about this mascara is that it's kind of perfumey smelling which doesn't bother me! " in 17 reviews
Mary S.
Colorado Spgs, CO
117 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
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Love this mascara! I’m not a big fan of wearing falsies too often, so this mascara gives me those big falsie lashes on days when I want a more dramatic look! I wear three coats and it does clump just a little, but I love how it makes my lashes look so long and voluminous. It lasts all day and doesn’t flake or smudge under my eyes, which is a typical problem for me with mascara because I have oily skin. It’s definitely not an everyday mascara, especially at this price point, but I definitely recommend this mascara for those days and nights when you want to go all out!
Michelle M.
New York, NY
58 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
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My holy grail mascara. I was a firm believer in not buying expensive mascara but my sister had asked for this for her birthday so I bought it and kept it in my purse until i had the opportunity to give it to her. One morning I was in a rush and forgot to put mascara on before work so i reached into my purse and tried this. That was a year ago and I haven't used another mascara since. Everyone always compliments me. I love the semi clumpy look so I understand this mascara isn't for everyone but I think it's amazing
Annette P.
Greenacres, FL
157 reviews
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The black is very dark, which I appreciate. This mascara does not separate lashes, instead clumps them together. It lasted over 12 hours for me (but all other mascaras do as well). It did not smudge either.

This mascara curls well but clumps as it curls, so I end up with like 3 large curly clumps on each lash. Normally this wouldnt be that bad, because I use a few different wands at once anyway. However the problem for me was that I could not undo the clumps with any other wand! My lashes were like glued together. I don’t recommend this for an “on the go” type of person or anyone rushed. If you have time to undo the clumping then this is probably an ok mascara.
Kimberly F.
Hayward, CA
236 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
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I got this YSL mascara in the Sephora Favorites mascara set, and I was excited to try it since a beauty blogger shared how much she loves it. I'm super picky about mascara and have sensitive ears, so I wasn't sure how The Shock would perform. I am in love with this super black, volumizing mascara. I have short Asian lashes but but this mascara makes my lashes stand out. I was sold on it when the optometrist said he needed to adjust my glasses to make sure my long lashes didn't touch the lenses. First time anyone has ever said I have long lashes!
I typically wear waterproof mascara since I need it to last through my workouts and sweaty yoga sessions, but this mascara is long lasting and can survive a workout. It doesn't flake either so it may be the only non-waterproof mascara I'll wear.
I highly recommend The Shock if you're looking for a super dramatic black mascara.
Kat A.
Long Island, NY
52 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
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This is hands down my all time favorite mascara of all time! If you like the extremely natural barely there eyelashes you may not like this. But if you’d like me and liveeee for a bold, voluminous thick yet separating dramatic lash, then YOU DEF need this!!! The wand scared me at first because it’s slimmer in the middle but after I tried it I was in love! I don’t think I’ll need to ever need a different brand or other type of mascara. This is the best of the best. It’s def highend (even though for ysl I expected it to be a bit more expensive) but 29$ for what this product does to my lashes is SOO worth it. If your on the fence-do it! Will not disappoint!! Love. Yves Saint Laurent The Shock Volumizing Mascara
Ashlyn C.
Tucson, AZ
103 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
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Gave great length and volume to my lashes! However, I have naturally long, curly, voluminous lashes so that’s not saying much. Didn’t make them blacker and more noticeable. However, after wearing it for a bit I did notice that it smudged on my lower lash line and flaked off some too. I wouldn’t recommend for the price just because of that.
Lilly J.
69 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
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This mascara is far too wet for me. It splatters all over my eyes when I apply it because of how wet the formula is. The shape of the wand is nothing special and the price is ridiculous. My lashes were left clumpy and spidery and I ended up throwing this mascara out only after a few uses. I couldn’t make this work.
Jennifer C.
York, PA
139 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
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Why oh why do you have to be $29. I received a deluxe sample of this mascara and it is amazing. My lashes looked full and voluminous. This did not flake or clump either. I may have to stock up when the Sephora sale is going on because while it is an amazing mascara, it is not worth $29.
Vi N.
San Jose
49 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: Asphalt Black more...
I liked this mascara but I would really just wear this for and everyday kind of wear. Like in the office, or at school, not on a night on the town. It didn't give to much fullness or volume I feel in my opinion but that doesn't mean this won't be apart of some of my every day products. 
Angela S.
Sauk Centre, MN
20 reviews
If you're looking for bold lashes, this is definitely a great mascara for you. I got this in the sephora a favorites box and will buy the full size version. Has a bit of a grayish blue tint to it so I would imagine it looks fabulous with blue eyes! (Mine are a warm brown)
Shazi L.
Brooklyn , NY
299 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
How would you compare this to Too Faced's Better Than Sex mascara?
tiffany w.
Havana, IL
84 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Really wanting this!!! but is it wprth the splurge?
Jenny D.
Harrison Twp, MI
514 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
I love Yves but have yet to try this mascara! Has anyone tried it? Thoughts?
Lisa M.
4 reviews
I've been searching for a new lengthening mascara. I've tried so many and haven't been happy with the results. Has anyone tried this? I'd love some advice before spending so much to try it!
Alex H.
West Jordan, UT
22 reviews
My favorite mascara is the Better than sex by too faced and the Velvet Noir by Marc Jacobs! I noticed this mascara has a very similar brush, how does it compare to those two mascaras?

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