A perfect base makeup for your face and an attractive eye makeup is all you need to slay. And to achieve that perfect eye makeup look it is important to prime your eyelids. Eye primer plays an important role in enhancing the eyeshadows. It also makes the eyeshadow last longer, prevents the eyeshadow from creasing and a lot more. So today, I bring to you the review of a very affordable eye primer, which is a must-have for beauties who love creating different eye makeup looks and want their eye makeup to look perfect. Let’s get started with the review.
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Price: AED 11
Prime time! This new 2-in1 set ensures flawless eyes every time. Amazing on its own, it can also be used as a base to make your favourite eye shadow last longer.
My Experience with Essence 2 in 1 Eyeshadow and Primer 02 Nude Rose:
I wanted to buy MAC Painterly Paint Pot, but when I came across the Essence primer, I changed my mind looking at the price tag. This brand offers such amazing quality makeup at such an affordable price. I love Essence for its eye makeup products, especially mascara, kajal, eyeliner (I’ll be reviewing them soon), gel nail polishes and much more.
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I am so happy I got this one as this fared amazingly well for me. I might forget buying the Mac painterly pot for some time because I have something similar now, which I purchased at a very low price. This comes in a nice glass pot with a white cap on it. You have the shade and the other details labelled at the back of the pot.
All this while I was using L.A girl concealer on my eyelids. This one comes in a pot packaging and at present – for a change – I love this pot packaging. A brush or any other applicator has not been provided along with the packaging. I always find it easy to set this on my eyelids with the help of my fingertips. However, I use a flat concealer brush if I’m doing a cut crease eye makeup look.
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You have two shades in this range: 01 Nude Beige and 02 Nude Rose. The salesperson at the store suggested me to go with shade 2 as she thought this would complement my fair skin tone. Both the colors looked amazing but I was speculative about this product so just got one. Shade 1 is beige; it’s a sand like color whereas shade 2 is a pink colored primer.
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However, I don’t like to use this solely as an eyeshadow as my eyelids are a little discoloured and this shade looks chalky on my eyelids. As an eyeshadow, this may not be suitable for Indian skin tones. But as a primer, it does wonders. The formula is nicely creamy and buttery and I’m glad it isn’t sticky. I am also happy because it doesn’t set in the crease, doesn’t make the lids oily.
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It glides easily on my lids with the help of my fingertips. It’s blendsable and I find it easy to blend with fingertips or a sponge. It is very much pigmented and makes your skin look even after the application. If applied on the eyelids before the application of eyeshadow this doesn’t change the color of eyeshadow. In fact, it enhances the color of the eyeshadows and makes your eyeshadows look more vibrant.
Sometimes, I have a tough time working with eyeshadows that are less pigmented and have a low staying power. And, this Essence primer fixes everything like magic. It enhances the shade of the eyeshadow and makes it last a long time. Even though it’s a 2 in 1 formula that works as an eyeshadow and primer both, I use this only for priming purpose.
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Pros of Essence 2 in 1 Eyeshadow and Primer 02 Nude Rose:
• Creamy texture.
• Glides easily.
• Easy to blend.
• Non-sticky formula.
• Doesn’t set in the crease.
• Very pigmented.
• Enhances the eyeshadow.
• Doesn’t change the color of the eyeshadow.
• Evens out the skin tone.
• Makes the eyeshadow last long.
• I quite love the packaging too.
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Cons of Essence 2 in 1 Eyeshadow and Primer 02 Nude Rose:
• Doesn’t have an applicator.
• Looks a little chalky as an eyeshadow.
IMBB Rating: 4.9/5
Would I Repurchase Essence 2 in 1 Eyeshadow and Primer 02 Nude Rose?
Yes! I would love to repurchase this once I finish this product. In fact, now I’m eyeing the first shade “01 Nude Beige” as well.
Would I Recommend Essence 2 in 1 Eyeshadow and Primer 02 Nude Rose?
Yes! I highly recommend buying this one. I think you should go get it soon before it runs out of stock. This one is an absolute steal for the price.
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