Trying Out Essence Samples

Trying Out Essence Samples

I’ve been in love with the Essence beauty brand ever since my local Wilko started to stock their products a few years ago.

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I was lucky enough to get my hands on some samples of their new products and I am so excited to show them off to you all.

They sent me three lip products and one eye/face product that has multiple uses…

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The first thing I want to talk about is the Beauty Balm Lip Gloss in the shade Heartbreaker.

I’m not usually a huge fan of glossy lip glosses but this is very nourishing and smooth.

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The gloss itself is quite bright red which I’m not too sure about yet but it smells pretty nice and it very easily applied.

The fact that is a BB lip gloss too attracts me to it that little bit more as it’s good for your lips and it isn’t sticky at all like a lot of glosses.

The next thing was the MATT MATT MATT lipstick in shade Purple Power which is my favourite of the lot.

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The shade is (obviously) a purpley tone but it isn’t too dark like a lot of purple lipsticks.

It’s also really soft and not too mattifying that it makes your lips look dry and cracked.

What I like about purple shades so much is how they look against my pale skin…

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If you haven’t noticed, I look the vampire/grungy shades for my make up and this is such a great shade – I’m sure I’ll be wearing it a hell of a lot!

The next item was a Contouring Eye Pencil in Caramel Meets Frosting.

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I know this is a contouring eye pencil, but I will be using it for my usual contouring and possibly to colour in my eyebrows because the darker shade is pretty similar to my brows.

You can’t go wrong with a duo stick as they can be popped into your everyday bag for a top up later in the day.

What I also like about this is the shades aren’t too dark for my pale skin.

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The colours can be easily blended into the skin for a light look or built up for a more striking look for a night on the town.

I like the highlighter stick because it’s very shimmery and similar to my skin tone.

Last up is the Matt Matt Matt Long Lasting Lip Gloss in Girl of Today shade.

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The nail varnish I’m wearing here is from the Essence range too!

I’m a huge fan of the matte lip and this is a sure fire winner for me.

The shade is quite a dusky, subtle pink on the skin and will look great for the coming Autumn.

I think this could even dupe for Kylie Jenner’s Kristen Lip Kit and is very similar to some NYX shades for a fraction of the price.

What I love about Essence so much is that everything is so cheap and really good quality.

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I think the most expensive thing in their range is like £6 and that’s for foundation.

If you’re looking for affordable, good quality make up then Essence are your guys.

I use their Liquid Ink Eyeliner and Eyebrow Designer Pencil in my everyday make up look.

I want to thank Essence a whole lot for sending me some of their new samples to try and review for you guys and I would really recommend their brand to anyone.

You can find their Twitter here, their Facebook here and their Instagram here!

 

 



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