Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Essence // now in the UK!

Essence beauty
[samples sent for review]

Essence seems to be the newest affordable beauty range to hit the UK. Widely available across the UK in Wilko these products deliver on coverage and quality from around £2 upwards. I was sent these products the other week and here's what I think....

Essence beauty foundation review

I was sent a few bits and pieces to try and so far I've been impressed by all of them. This Anti-Spot Moisturizing Foundation has medium coverage and didn't aggravate my skin at all. It does have quite a medicinal scent but it is aimed at clearing up spots as well as covering them. The colour match is possibly one shade too dark but aside from that I really like it!

Essence beauty mascara review

The eye products are all GLORIOUS! The mascara is absolutely the best for a make-up newbie's starter kit. The brush is thin but covers all the lashes and didn't budge once applied. Removal was easy with my Bioderma on a cotton pad. The Metal Glam eyeshadow is so pigmented - the shimmer isn't as obvious as it looks once it's applied. It's a very dark grey-black shade that's great for a smokey eye flick. The eyeliner is on par with most other pencil eyeliners I have used - it's soft, thick and very, very black.

Essence beauty products lipstick

 On to the lips; this lipstick is so close to my natural lip colour its not even funny. I really like wearing this because I can enhance the shape of my lips without looking like I've gone mad with a box of Crayola.

As a brand I really like Essence - it's affordable and you're not skimping on quality. This is the kind of make-up I'd recommend to any girl who needs to stock up on their essentials or a teenager just starting up. I will definitely be using these for my go-to items, especially in the warmer months when a full face is just too much!

You can buy Essence beauty products from Wilkos here and browse the Essence website here.

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1 comment:

  1. Your blog is so beautiful, love the colours and design!
    I started my first blog yesterday! Hope one day mine can look as professional as yours!


    Emily x