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Thursday, March 24, 2016

Review: essence Spring/Summer 2016 Collection #essence #essencecosmetics #spring #summer #colorcollection

(product photos courtesy of www.ulta.com and www.target.com)

I was recently able to try out some of the new essence cosmetics Spring/Simmer 2016 Collection. I ADORE essence cosmetics. Their line has great quality and an excellent price point. When I first tried it out, was so surprised at how well the products performed. We are talking high end products at a price point that is so affordable. Read on for my review of the products I tried as well as what is in store for the Spring/Summer season.Read on for some prime information into the world of essence cosmetics Spring/Summer 2016...

all about greys/all about roses Eyeshadow Palettes $5.49

These palettes of highly pigmented shadow are worth every penny. These have 6 shades of matte and shimmer shadows that coordinate with each other to give you an unique eye look that shays gorgeous. Available at www.target.com

pure Nude make-up $4.99

 This foundation with a lightweight feel gives a flawless and natural finish. Get the feeling of no makeup with glycerin and Vitamin E. Suitable for every skin type. I tried Pure Sand, which was a little bit too dark for me, it does come in two other shades. I liked the way it just melted into my skin, giving me a no makeup feel. Available at www.target.com.

soft touch mousse make-upmMatte $4.99
I love this foundation. It goes on very light, is matte and looks like you are not wearing any makeup at all. I just wish there was more in the jar. I could easlly go through this in no time at all. It comes in 5 shades, I tried matt ivory. This shade seemed to work for me. This product is available at www.target.com.

contouring powder $3.99

Take a light bronzing powder and a beautiful highlighter, put them together and you get Contouring Powder, which is useful (and might I add very popular right now) to help you add some depth of cheekbones, think out the nose and jawline, etc. I like this one a lot because the color are useful, not too dark and the highlighter works really well. It comes in two shades, Light and Medium. This product is available at www.ulta.com.

blush up! $3.99

blush up! is a gradiated blush that comes in two colors, heat wave (tangerine) and pinky flow (medium cool pink). You can either use the lighter shade or the darker shade. Or use both! The blush shades are very pigmented and they last all day long. Available through www.target.com.

essence eyeshadow $1.99

essence eye shadow comes in 9 shades. I tried the grammy goes glammy. It is a shimmery champagne shade that looks great as a lid shade or under the brow. They have various shades that are useful to help make up looks on our own. The shades wear well and have great pigmentation. And the price cannot be beat. Available on www.ulta.com

pure Nude concealer $3.49

pure Nude concealer is an excellent concealer that covers imperfections  such as blemishes, pimples, age spots, freckles, etc. It comes in 3 shades, matching up to the pure Nude make-up. Available at www.target.com.

say no to dark circles $2.99




This orange tinted concealer will counteract the blue in dark circles to help cover them up. Just add regular concealer on top and you have the perfect under eye area! Available at www.ulta.com.

say no to redness $2.99
This green tinted concealer will cancel out the red on the face , covering blemishes, etc. Then add regular concealer on top to finalize the coverage. Available at www.ulta.com.

I LOVE Extreme Volume Mascara Waterproof $4.99

Get all the volume you need from a mascara and get it in a waterproof formula. essence mascaras are well known for being some of the best. I love them. This is one of the better waterproof formulas that I have tried. Available at www.ulta.com

make me brow eyebrow gel mascara $2.99
Tame those unruly brows with this gel brow mascara. It comes in two shades, blondy brows and browny brows. I have red hair, so t he browny brows worked better for me. Available from www.ulta.com.

liquid Llpstick $3.49

This is exactly what the name says, it is a liquid lipstick. It is similar to a gloss,but has much more pigment to it. It comes in 6 shades. I tried Colour Party (cool pink) and Almost Real (nude). I love these because they really do have a lot of pigment to them, they wear well and the colors are very pretty. These are available through www.ulta.com.

sheer & shine lipstick $2.99

sheer & shine lipsticks are so much fun to wear! They have loads of pigment and tons of shine.There are 9 shades to choose from. I tried Frosted (nude) and BFF (light berry). Wearing these is a nice departure from all of the matte shades that are so popular these days. Available at www.ulta.com

XXXL shine lipgloss $2.49

Now available in 11 shades, this lipgloss is rockin'. It has so much shine and it is actually pretty pigmented too. the new shade this year is called Popping Pink. It is a bright cool pink that is great for spring and summer. Available from www.ulta.com.

Below are photos of me wearing the essence Spring/Summer Cosmetics Collection.  In these various photos I am wearing the All About Greys/All About Roses Eyeshadow Palettes, the various lipsticks, glosses and the blushes.









 essence cosmetics is available online at www.ulta.com and www.target.com. It is also available in Ulta stores, Shoppers Drug Mart and Fred Meyer stores. Like essence cosmetics on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/essence.north.america; Follow essence cosmetics on Twitter: @essence_US; Subscribe to essence on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/essencecosmetics; Follow essence cosmetics on Instagram: http://instagram.com/essence_cosmetics#; Follow essence cosmetics on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/essencecosmetic/ and Follow essence cosmetics on Tumblr: http://essence-cosmetics.tumblr.com/

Until Next Time~

Marie Papachatzis

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