YVES SAINT LAURENT SHOCKING MASCARA RRP £24 *
Well am I glad to have my hands on this, it's shocking alright- shockingly good! It's really really dramatic in terms of volume and length and lets you apply as much as you like. After a few coats, it get's a little clumpy but the product is good enough that you don't need 10 coats! I apply around 3 coats on a night out and brush slowly and upwards to accentuate the length!For everyday use, it can look a little too much against natural face makeup. For night time, it's perfect!
As you can see the packing is A LITTLE TOO BEAUTIFUL. It brings a smile to my face when I spot it amongst my horrendously big dusty bag of makeup at the moment. The brush is quite thick but it's easy to apply, if there is any excess on the edge of the brush, tap it off.
It may be a little pricey, especially for this cold poor month of January, but if you're thinking of spoiling yourself, go for it. If you're looking for a cheaper version, try L'Oreal Million Lashes in Black, it;s volume isn't as great but for length, you're looking at a good competitor against the YSL mascara, and it's half the price!