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Essence Breaking Dawn Lipgloss Review & Swatches

Beauty budget brand, Essence, has created a Twilight Breaking Dawn 2 Collection to celebrate the release of the movie. This isn’t the first time Essence has embraced Twilight as they have had another collection inspired by the film.

I generally like Essence and although some of my fandom has cooled when it comes to Twilight I still like the overall idea of this collection. It’ll be a little tricky to locate as Ulta is the only US store I know of that sells Essence but keep an eye out for it in store.

I went to Ulta this weekend and they sadly, didn’t have the collection. I have my eye on the bright red blush that was released with the collection.

My other lemming? The Breaking Dawn Lipgloss which I was lucky enough to get a sample of!

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Essence Volumizing Lash Powder Launches at Ulta

I know some of you were interested in hauling the Essence Volumizing Lash Powder I recently reviewed. I personally haven’t located it at my own Ulta store however, it has launched online and is available now at Ulta.com for $3.49. There is free shipping available on orders of $25 or more using promo code Holiday2012 should you wish to grab a few products along with the lash powder.

In other news….

All is well here! My lights are on and there was very minimal damage around my own neighborhood. I wish I could say the same for others. I hope if you’re on the East Coast that you fared just as luckily! My thoughts are with you today and throughout the week as we clean up this mess that Sandy left behind.

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Cheap Thrills: Essence I Love Stage Eyeshadow Base

Essence I Love Stage Eyeshadow Base ($3.49) is newly launched eyeshadow primer to the Ulta Essence Collection.

Essence designed this to be used like Benefit’s Stay Never Stray as you can use it as an eyeshadow primer or a prep and prime for concealer. The creamy texture promises a crease-free, longer wear for both eyeshadows and concealers.

I’m quite interested to try it as I am currently between eyeshadow primers at the moment but not sure I should invest too much hope into a under $4 eyeshadow primer.

Think it’ll be awesome?

One wonders!

Available now at Ulta and Ulta.com

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Essence Voluminizing Lash Powder Review

Essence Voluminizing Lash Powder ($1.99) has proven completely out of my reach. I have an Ulta located about, mmmm, an hour away from me? If you’re from New York you probably know the one I mean. The only way I get there is when I head to Woodbury because it’s just too much of a bother just to go there to hit up Ulta.

Ulta carries Essence but anytime I go there I never find cool products like the Voluminizing Lash Powder.

One of the best parts about blogging beauty is you meet and become friends with so many fantastic people. This review wouldn’t be possible without my fellow geeky gamer Cult of Taupe. She gifted me with this recently, completely unexpectedly.

Thanks Crystal

Let’s take a peek at this!

I’m quite eager to get to the review.

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Cheap Thrills: Essence Quattro Eyeshadow Ciao Bella! Review & Swatches

Today’s cheap thrills are brought to you by this itty bitty little palette from Essence.

Essence Quattro Eyeshadow Palettes are $2.99 and create a super budget friendly eye look in seconds.

Not to shabby for under $3 bucks peeps.

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