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Monday, 12 October 2015

Review | Essence 3D Eyeshadow

Quite a while back now (like, over a year ago) I picked up one of Essence's 3D Eyeshadows in the shade 08 'Irresistible Vanilla Latte', a duo which consists of a shimmery white/cream and a warm metallic gold. I've worn it intermittently since and I have no idea why I haven't already reviewed it...
Essence 3D Eyeshadow Irresistible Vanilla Latte Review
"3D duo eyeshadow, irresistible effects and long-lasting texture. Apply wet for an even more intense effect." Applied dry, the pigmentation is unfortunately quite naff; using a damp brush, however, you get something pretty special. The creamy white shade has a beautiful shimmer to it which makes me look wide-awake, whilst the gold just warms the eye are up really nicely. It's hard to describe but I really like the way these shadows look on my eyes for a simple, everyday look. I've found this duo lasts really well, easily managing around nine hours without a primer.
Essence 3D Eyeshadow Irresistible Vanilla Latte
[Also wearing; Non.U Eyebrow Pencil #5; Chanel Le Volume Ultra-Noire Mascara]
Essence 3D Eyeshadows are available in the UK from Wilko's at the bargain price of £2.80; I really think this is a great buy as they're really pretty shadows. There are a few shades available so you could even mix-and-match shades between them if you picked up more than one! Have you tried Essence's 3D Eyeshadows? What's your favourite Essence product?



  1. That's gorgeous! Really pretty and subtle, but not too subtle (I tend to find a lot of shadows in those shades just don't really show up a lot of the time). Lovely packaging too :)

    Misia xx | gowashyourface.com

  2. I have a few of these eyeshadow duos and I love them! I use this one as my inner corner highlight and it gives just the best luminosity!!!
    Looks gorgeous on you!

  3. Ooh this does look pretty and shimmery! xxx

  4. I wish Essence was easier to find in the US. Only a few stores carry the line near me and they usually have a limited selection. I so want to try these out!

  5. I love soft shimmery shades like this, they are perfect for everyday wear!

  6. I totally just picked this up from Ulta the other day. I do wish that we had more of the line available in the US, but this post has me more excited to start wearing this gorgeous shadow.

  7. My kind of eyeshadow. Essence sure has quality products and cheap too

  8. Ah Jess, this is such a pretty colour and looks beautiful worn alone but beautiful as a base for a smokey eye too! Got to love Essence, such a great brand!!! :)

    Layla xx


  9. Oh, I saw these in my local store but I didn't buy it! Irresistible Vanilla Latte is gorgeous! Woaaah!

    xx Bash | Hey Bash | bloglovin'

  10. This shade is gorgeous! My sister picked this up and she loves using it as a highlighter xx


  11. I haven't tried these shadows from them, but the other other shadows which I have tried are amazing. This looks nice though x

    Pink Frenzy


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