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Keywords

false lash effect intense volume & length exceptional hold formula that strenghthens

Benefits

Achieve the luxurious look of false lashes. The best gets even better, the original false lash effect mascara, now with an all-new Lash Care formula.

Type

Mascara

What it is

A luxurious mascara that delivers buildable volume and length for a false-lash effect.

What it does

Achieve longer, plusher, more defined lashes than ever with this iconic mascara. The non-drying formula is enriched with B5 pro-vitamin, which conditions lashes leaving them looking instantly thicker while strengthening over time. The nylon fiber brush delivers a perfect amount of formula without smudging or flaking, coating lashes from root to tip to build luscious volume. To maximize your mascara results, prep your lashes with Flash Lash Primer from Yves Saint Laurent. This product is an Allure Best of Beauty award winner.

Water, Paraffin, Stearic Acid, Palmitic Acid, Copernicia Cerifera Cera/Carnauba Wax, C10-30 Cholesterol/Lanosterol Esters, Cera Alba/Beeswax, Triethanolamine, Stearyl, Stearate, Silica, Nylon-12, Aminomethyl Propanol, Phenoxyethanol, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Candelilla Cera/Candelilla Wax, Dimethicone, Myristic Acid, Tocopheryl Acetate, Panthenol, Methylparaben, Vp/Eicosene Copolymer, Adipic Acid/Diethylene Glycol/Glycerin Crosspolymer, Sorbitan Stearate, Butylparaben, Peg-40 Stearate, Bht, Behenic Acid, Ethylparaben, Argania Spinosa Oil/Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Ricinus Communis Oil/Castor Seed Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil/Sweet Almond Oil, Propylparaben, Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil/Safflower Seed Oil, Benzyl Alcohol, Fragrance.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must have to your makeup collection I have short eyes lashes and I have tried almost every mascara from every prestige and non prestige brand. This mascara really does add volume and makes your lashes appear longer and fuller. I also wear with YSL Top Secrets Eye Perfector for a brighter under eye appearance. My eyes now appear more open and brighter.
Date published: 2020-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SPECTACULAR! I have honestly never used YSL products until most recently. This particular mascara is pretty phenomenal. No clumping and it seems to get every single lash so the outcome is extraordinary! I am very pleased with the results and I am extremely particular about my mascara products. Thanks so much Macys! 5 Star!
Date published: 2020-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I’ve been looking for! Perfect for me and does it all! Thickens lashes, gives them length and doesn’t flake. Only need 2 coats to get the job done!
Date published: 2020-07-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Why is it spicy Amazing formula, effortless length and color but it has a fragrance to it? My eyes are kind of sensitive and so it feels very weird on which sucks because it adds a gorgeous length to my lashes but ... the fragrance in it is very powerful and kind of hurts my eyes.
Date published: 2020-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from faux cils Love this mascara, wearing it for many years, both violet and extreme blue. Also wore smokey grey before it was discontinued
Date published: 2020-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best mascara EVER! The cosmetics team at Nordstrom all wear this and recommended as the BEST. I've been wearing it for years. With COVID-19, I tried a couple of other brands because they were easy to get to. Finally went on line to YSL. Will never wear anything else.
Date published: 2020-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I use this mascara since 2005 no need for false eyelashes this mascara has the same effect
Date published: 2020-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bring back the burgundy!! This is a gorgeous mascara. It made my eyelashes look long and volumized, yet still soft. The burgundy color is SO beautiful and really accentuates green eyes. Please bring back that color!!
Date published: 2020-06-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not much about this mascara that I liked I have been on a quest to find the perfect mascara for thinning lashes and I will say this is not it. Benefits still beats them all. Bad Gal Bang is my favorite from that line.
Date published: 2020-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I can't live without it! I have loved this product ever since reading about it from Diane von Furstenberg years ago. Have never found anything better!
Date published: 2020-06-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from ABSOLUTELY LOOOOVE IT! I love that this mascara isn’t clumpy or dry! Gives them sooo much volume
Date published: 2020-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally found the mascara The color Plum is amazing on the eyes. Stays on all day without smudging.
Date published: 2020-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lashes look amazing Waited so long to purchase this mascara & so happy I did
Date published: 2020-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is AMAZING. This mascara is the best I have ever brought I am so incredibly happy with my purchase . My lashes look so full and long . Love love love !!!!
Date published: 2020-05-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Mascara Volume Effet Faux Cils The mascara goes on smooth and makes my lashes look longer then they are.
Date published: 2020-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from my go to mascara I love this mascara and the custom engraving makes it the perfect gift.
Date published: 2020-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great formula Works great and no clumping with great volume and length
Date published: 2020-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great mascara It creates long seperate eye lashes, doesnt clump and smells nice!
Date published: 2020-04-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it!! Unreal length and volume with this mascara! I have long lashes already and needed some extra volume.
Date published: 2020-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Blue mascara for blue eyes My sister live in Europe & she got this mascara first, here in US I couldn’t find it in the store, I was happy to find it on line. I can’t find here to much blue mascara at all. Your mascara has good quality & perfect color! Love it.
Date published: 2020-03-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from GIVE us back the BURGUNDY PLEASE!!! love this mascara specifically the burgundy I'm so sad that you have discontinued this color.... please please bring it back!
Date published: 2020-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from BLUE 4 YEARS When Sephora told me this product was No Longer available, I Flipped. When Nordstrom told me it was being Discontinued I Nearly Lost it. THEN I REALIZED, I NEED TO GO RIGHT TO THE SOURCE. THANK YOU YSL ❣️ Please never stop making My "Volume Effect Faux Cils" in BLUE. Have NOT worn Black Mascara in YEARS.
Date published: 2020-03-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Please bring burgundy back! Went searching specifically for this mascara in burgundy and couldn't find it anywhere. Came here hoping to find it. So sad they decided to discontinue it. The burgundy color was perfect! It's just brown enough that it looks natural, but still had enough of that wine color to enhance eye color. Violets/purples lean bluer and don't have the same effect as the burgundy. This is a good mascara, but the burgundy color being as phenomenal as it was, and unique to this brand, was the only reason I could justify purchasing it.
Date published: 2020-02-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bring back burgundy!!! In actuality the product is a 5 star, but the burgundy makes it a 10! I just discovered it and was at the store today to buy my next tube but it was gone!!! It's hands down my favorite mascara now. Please bring it back!
Date published: 2020-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use I bought it for valentines gift She said so easy to use and like it
Date published: 2020-02-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from What happened to Burgundy! How can you discontinue the burgundy colour. I’m so upset, what do I do now. I hate black or any of the other colours.
Date published: 2020-02-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from All time fav mascara but bring back burgundy This has been my go to mascara for 15 years, its the best and well worth the price tag. I couldn't believe they made a good thing even better when they introduced the burgundy color, it was THE BEST, it made my eye color so much more vivid without ever giving away the fact it was a colored mascara. I am SOO disappointed and frustrated that it was discontinued, but what really adds insult to injury for me is the fact that I purchased two of them from this site in December and there was absolutely no indication given that it was being discontinued. Had I known I would have seriously stocked up, now it is impossible to locate and the only places that you can find it are on eBay and amazon, where I am sure it's a knocked off product anyway. Please bring it back, and next time let people who have a record of purchasing through your site know when their product is being discontinued.
Date published: 2020-01-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from BRING BACK BURGUNDY I have been using and LOVING the burgundy for the past couple of years, I am soo sad that it is gone. The violet isn’t the same and us much brighter and more noticeably pigmented. I loved that the burgundy made my green eyes really pop but nobody could tell I was wearing a colored mascara. Please please bring it back.
Date published: 2020-01-27
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Discontinued my color The only reason I buy this mascara is for the Burgundy color. I guess I can revert to using Lancome, since black is black no matter what brand you buy. WHY would you discontinue this color?
Date published: 2020-01-27
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very disappointed! The mascara is not what its called. The formula is very difficult to apply and dried out 1 month after opening
Date published: 2020-01-23
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Questions & Answers

Do you happen to still have any of your No. 20, midnight blue, fauc cils mascara available?...

Do you happen to still have any of your No. 20, midnight blue, fauc cils mascara available?
Asked by: Anonymous
Hi there! Unfortunately, our Mascara Volume Effet Faux Cils in Midnight Blue is unavailable. We understand how disappointing it is when your favorite shade is discontinued. We will be communicating your feedback to our product teams. Although not an exact replacement, we suggest trying Shade 3 Extreme Blue. We hope you can give this shade of blue a try!
Answered by: Yves Saint Laurent
Date published: 2020-01-03

I am looking for color #9 is it still available??...

I am looking for color #9 is it still available??
Asked by: Anonymous
Hi there! Thank you for inquiring about our Mascara Volume Effet Faux Cils. High Density Black is available as shade #1. We hope this clarifies your concern!
Answered by: Yves Saint Laurent
Date published: 2020-01-02

The volume effect faux cils brown and grey are out of stock. Are you discontinuing this line of col...

The volume effect faux cils brown and grey are out of stock. Are you discontinuing this line of colors? I had been having trouble with these mascaras which previously I had loved because they became very dried out and clumpy almost immediately. Are you trying to fix this problem?
Asked by: Anonymous
Hi there! Unfortunately, those shades are currently unavailable in our Mascara Volume Effet Faux Cils. We understand how frustrating it is when the shades you enjoy are unavailable. We will be communicating your concerns with our product teams. Our teams are always working hard to improve our products! Thank you for taking the time to share your concerns.
Answered by: Yves Saint Laurent
Date published: 2019-12-30

Which mascara replaced the Vinyl Couture? 

Asked by: fltatt1
Well, I am not precisely sure which mascara would replace the vynil couture, but the volume fat efets cils,would definitely help you achieve that almost fake lashes look, that you would love for a more dramatic look. But also the choice for a more natural look if you just apply a light layer. 
Answered by: Ines 16
Date published: 2017-11-10

Is it possible to use the clean brush in a new Mascara? I bought the "shocking" Mascara and i dont l...

Is it possible to use the clean brush in a new Mascara? I bought the "shocking" Mascara and i dont like the brush... And now i thought i could use the Brush from this Mascara..?!
Asked by: TanjaN
I don' see why you couldn't use it. You may want to write to YSL customer service and ask them to send you a few dozen "tester" brushes...the disposable brushes used at cosmetic counters when customers try products. These tester brushes are also available at the YSL counters at department stores. If you go to Sephora, you will see a variety of different tester brushes for each brand. It's a great place to find a brush that works for you. Make sure you discard the tester brush after you have used it. They are one time use only!
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2016-07-16

What shade is closest to a "gray?" Thanks very much! ??...

What shade is closest to a "gray?" Thanks very much! ??
Asked by: Anonymous
I use blue or purple.
Answered by: geraldined
Date published: 2017-11-10

What is the weight of this Mascara?...

What is the weight of this Mascara?
Asked by: Anonymous
As stated on the box... This is my fav mascara, and I feel it's worth the price. Hope this info helps you.
Answered by: LorettaP
Date published: 2016-07-16

Is this scented?...

Is this scented?
Asked by: AtiyyahK
Not very much
Answered by: SandraM
Date published: 2016-07-16

What retail stores carry this product?...

What retail stores carry this product?
Asked by: Anonymous
Nordstrom's carries this product. I love it! It is fresher buying in the store than on line I believe. I have also purchased from Sephora.
Answered by: SC
Date published: 2016-07-16

The violine looks amazing -- what color is it actually? I have very dark brown eyes and am wonderin...

The violine looks amazing -- what color is it actually? I have very dark brown eyes and am wondering which would be more flattering but not strange -- burgundy or violine (or something else)?
Asked by: Anonymous
For me the burgundy was a bit too red. I thought it made my eyes look like I had been in a fight. I don't think they had the violine back when I bought the colors. It looks like it has a grayer tinge to it. For me that seems to be more subtle. The used to have a jade, which had a greenish tinge. I really like that one. They don't have it any more.
Answered by: AnitaM
Date published: 2016-06-29

is this product oil based? i would like to apply it to my lash extensions but was told...

is this product oil based? i would like to apply it to my lash extensions but was told not to use any oil based make up.
Asked by: emmac
I am so sorry I cannot help you for I do not use false eye lashes. Have you called YSL and asked them? They should be able to help you. Good luck.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2016-06-29

Hi, please let me know what is the original thickness of this mascara (when mascara is totally fresh...

Hi, please let me know what is the original thickness of this mascara (when mascara is totally fresh)? I used to buy this mascara and it was very liquid first time I bought it, but each other time it was thick creamy and dried really soon... So I would like to know how it should be... liquid like juice or liquid like syrup or something else. thank you
Asked by: Anonymous
Volume comes from the thicker than normal mascara consistency. Should not clump or feel dry when applying; in which case I would return.
Answered by: carissas
Date published: 2016-06-29

I have hazel eyes and white hair with olive complexion what color mascara do you suggest ? I am in m...

I have hazel eyes and white hair with olive complexion what color mascara do you suggest ? I am in my mid 50s Thanks
Asked by: JanaD
The burgundy would look great with your hazel eyes.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2016-06-29

Is this mascara waterproof?...

Is this mascara waterproof?
Asked by: Anonymous
It is not heavy but it gives you the fuller look and thicker looking lashes!!! YSL IS TRUELY AND WONDERFUL MASCARA !!! You cant go wrong with this choice!!!
Answered by: TeresaC
Date published: 2019-06-11

Is this good for sensitive eyes?...

Is this good for sensitive eyes?
Asked by: HanhP
I am very sensitive to mascara. I did experienced a little bit of burning sensation with this mascara but blink once or twice and the sensation went away. Other mascaras made me cry immediately but not this one.
Answered by: JassyP
Date published: 2016-06-30

does this mascara makes lash heavy?...

does this mascara makes lash heavy?
Asked by: mf
I don't feel my lashes heavy with this Mascara at all. I really love it!
Answered by: JassyP
Date published: 2016-06-29

is this mascara waterproof? (not jus tear proof but can i also go swimming with this on?)...

is this mascara waterproof? (not jus tear proof but can i also go swimming with this on?)
Asked by: Anonymous
I am in LOVE with this mascara! I received it in my Influenster Voxbox and took it with me to a seminar I was going to for a week. I figured it was a perfect way to truly test it since I had to do my makeup every day and wear it from 9am to 9pm. Let me just say that I was impressed. It did NOT disappoint. It lasted the entire day without clumping, drying, fading, irritating, smudging or anything of the sort. It moisturized, stayed soft, and looked fresh the entire time. I also cried...as I normally do in these type events and it did not smear. I also loved the scent. As I was putting it on, because of the scent, I forgot it was mascara. Mascara doesn't normally have a pleasant scent. This product will definitely be on my everyday makeup MUST. Thank you YSL and Influenster for the opportunity to try it. Sharon Vazquez, Miami
Answered by: SharonV
Date published: 2018-05-21

is it waterproof?...

is it waterproof? how to remove?
Asked by: Anonymous
This one is not waterproof, but stays on well. I use a makeup remover. It comes right off. A great product.
Answered by: ShannonK
Date published: 2016-06-29

Do you still have the Burgandy Mascara? or closeout or where can I get it?...

Do you still have the Burgandy Mascara? or closeout or where can I get it? Yes please BRING BURGANDY BACK
Asked by: NanciM
It's available online at the YSL Beauty website! It's a beautiful shade and difficult to find.
Answered by: XimenaM
Date published: 2016-06-29

Which of these mascara looks great with green eyed the burgundy or deep blue etc ?...

Which of these mascara looks great with green eyed the burgundy or deep blue etc ?
Asked by: kathleenW
burgundy
Answered by: NancyC
Date published: 2016-06-29

Can you use this on semi permanent lashes is it oil based ?...

Can you use this on semi permanent lashes is it oil based ?
Asked by: Anonymous
The mascara is difficult to remove and I use oil based eye makeup remover to do so. The remover may weaken the lash bonding material.
Answered by: MarileeL
Date published: 2016-06-29

is it waterproof???...

is it waterproof???
Asked by: VerraV
No, but it is good one.
Answered by: tatyanak
Date published: 2016-06-29

My lashes are black, so would the colored mascara show up on my dark lashes?...

My lashes are black, so would the colored mascara show up on my dark lashes?
Asked by: RachelC
Only the "Extreme Blue" or "Violet" will show color. I purchased the "Emerald Green" and it's like having a black mascara.
Answered by: MiglenaT
Date published: 2016-06-29

Does this really make your lashes look thicker and longer?...

Does this really make your lashes look thicker and longer?
Asked by: MaggieA
I think the best shadow for that is Dior blackout but this one is good as well.
Answered by: JosephR
Date published: 2016-06-29

I have blue eyes and light brown hair. Which color should I use??...

I have blue eyes and light brown hair. Which color should I use??
Asked by: MaggieA
It depends on what you like best. I am very fair and think black looks ghoulish on me. I usually wear brown. Ten years ago, actually it has been longer, I started wearing the purple mascara occasionally. It's not a bright purple, it's subtle and more intense than brown. Try it and see what you think. Carol
Answered by: CarolT
Date published: 2017-11-10

if you put on this mascara and at the end of the day to want to clean your makeup will some of your ...

if you put on this mascara and at the end of the day to want to clean your makeup will some of your lashes have breakage from this?
Asked by: semik
Best mascare I have ever used. Get compliments on my eyes/lashes all the time. I have been buying this for many years. The only problem is it just does not last long enough.
Answered by: annad
Date published: 2017-11-10

I have blue eyes, im just wondering of witch colour i should use?.....

I have blue eyes, im just wondering of witch colour i should use?..
Asked by: Anonymous
I prefer the burgundy or brown (I have green eyes and brn hair) If you have brn hair, probably black is the most dramatic, if blonde hair then brn or violet (I have used violet also) beautiful color!
Answered by: dainesec
Date published: 2016-06-29

I have hazel eyes more green though...brown hair - I've only every worn black mascara....I have brow...

I have hazel eyes more green though...brown hair - I've only every worn black mascara....I have brown lashes - should I be choosing another color? Did not realize there were so many other options. Karen
Asked by: karenc
Hi, I also have hazel eyes, dark hair. I LOVE #6. It is a very subtle, deep blue. It brightens the eyes. Also, I am currently using #5 in Singulair and am very pleased with this color as well. I have also used #5 (Burgundy) in Faux cils for an almost "natural" look. But, you should definitely give the dark blues a try. I rarely wear black mascara anymore!
Answered by: MichelleS
Date published: 2016-06-30

Madonna references the color Aubergine? What color would she mean?...

Madonna references the color Aubergine? What color would she mean?
Asked by: Anonymous
Madonna references the color Aubergine.
Answered by: YelenaZ
Date published: 2016-06-29

I was looking for a mascara that doesn't smudge or damage the lashes. This one says it has Vitamins ...

I was looking for a mascara that doesn't smudge or damage the lashes. This one says it has Vitamins and other ingredients that protect the lashes. Pls tell me if this makes your lashes fall. And also suggest if brown is better or burgundy? For dark brown (almost black) eyes. Thanks!
Asked by: devinab
This is the softest mascara I have used. It is very gentle and does not cause my lashes to fall out. I have only used the black. I have grey/blue eyes.
Answered by: AmyB
Date published: 2017-11-10
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