This month Yves Rocher launched its new Volume Vertige Lash Curler Effect Mascara ($22 CAD), enriched with Elemi Gum which is a fixing botanical extract.
Overall, Volume Vertige is not bad but it will not be replacing any of my favourites. While it did not cause as much drooping as many other non-waterproof mascaras, I don't find it adds much volume to my sparse lashes. I would recommend this for someone with fuller, naturally curled lashes (I don't think I'll ever be able to get away with not using an eyelash curler first).
In addition to the mascara, there are 36 new shades of Single Eyeshadow Intense Color ($16 CAD) to look forward to and collect. Made with rice extract, the eyeshadows have a creamy texture and come in three finishes: satiny, matte, and sparkling.
I received Nude Rose and Matte Ash Brown to try out and was very impressed with the formulas of both. Nude Rose is a satiny finish with some shimmer. It works great as a base or highlight colour. Matte Ash Brown, my personal favourite, makes an excellent crease colour.
The folks at Yves Rocher also happen to be giving away a makeup kit valued at $275 every week until October 15 during their Makeup Days contest. Be sure to check out their Facebook and Pinterest for more information... it's a great way to get your hands on some amazing products!