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essence cosmetics XXXL Shine Lipgloss

essence cosmetics XXXL Shine Lipgloss

essence cosmetics XXXL Shine Lipgloss comes in 14 shades and there are some new ones which I have for you now!

This is my first time ever using these glosses and I am pretty happy with the results. They are completely non-sticky, pigmented and very shiny. They contain vitamin E and panthenol to help with hydration and they really are very comfortable to wear for long periods of time because they’re very smooth and moisturizing.

Ok so the name implies they are like OUT OF CONTROL shiny, right? No. I would say they are as shiny as most lip glosses are. Nothing too insane about them.

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essence cosmetics Longlasting Lipstick

essence Longlasting Lipsticks

essence cosmetics Longlasting Lipstick is something I hadn’t tried until recently but now you can count me as a fan!

In fact, I haven’t tried very many essence products at all for some reason. I think probably mostly because I didn’t have an Ulta nearby me until recently. Anyway, now that I’ve tried some things I am excited because they have some great stuff and it’s inexpensive.

Longlasting Lipstick comes in 13 shades and in both a cream and matte formula. These are really lightweight lipsticks but they aren’t necessarily all sheer. They have a very nice moisturizing formula and feel super comfortable on. Like a lip balm more than a lipstick. I really like the packaging because the little band of color on the outside matches the exact lipstick shade. Also I love the “e” embossed on them, it just makes them seem higher-end.

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Essence Lash and Brow Gel Mascara

Essence Lash and Brow Gel Mascara

Want to find a great clear gel to tame your brows? The Essence Lash and Brow Gel is mere fractions of the price of some more spendy brands versions and it works just as well!

All this is is a clear gel which you can use on your lashes for conditioning or on your brows to help give them some shape and hold.

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Essence 3D Eyeshadow Swatches and Review

essence 3D Eyeshadow

When I was in Santa Rosa recently at the new Ulta, I saw an end-cap of Essence products and some Essence 3D Eyeshadow shades. Since I never, ever see Essence anywhere else, I definitely wanted to try them out. So inexpensive and the result was rather impressive!

These eyeshadows come with a cool 3D 3mm high design and there are two complimentary shimmery/glittery/metallic shades inside. You can apply wet or dry but I got so much pigmentation I didn’t feel the need to even swatch them wet.

They come in six color combinations right now:

Essence 3D Eyeshadow Shades

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Irresistible Mermaid Kiss, Irresistible Purr-ple

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Essence Colour & Go Nail Polish for Fall/Winter 2012 Swatches & Review

Essence has a new Colour & Go nail polish collection for this fall/winter which features eighteen new shades.

This is my first ever experience with Essence nail polish. I love how the bottle caps are the same color and finish as what’s inside the bottle! The brush is also a new style than previously. It’s a wider brush which is supposed to distribute the color more evenly and quickly than before. It reminds me a bit of the Wet n Wild MegaLast brushes but not quite as wide.

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