Essence Lip Liner in Hot Chocolate Review

Essence Lip Liner in Hot Chocolate Review

Hello sweeties.

How are you my lovely ladies? I am back here after a mini break and it feels so great to be back on IMBB – the place I love the most. I was stuck with my final graduation exams and that was the last step to be a BMS graduate, I feel so happy and proud. I was going through all the sweet reviews every day, but somehow did not have the time to comment, but now, it is going to be a regular routine of my life as it used to be. Coming to today’s product, it is a lip liner from the brand Essence.  I have already reviewed the variant, I picked up 4 and this is the last one from the stash. Let’s go into the details.

Essence Lip Liner


Rs. 129 for 1 gm.

Product Description:

Essence Lip Liner ensures perfect lip-contours and endless hours of lipstick fun: the wooden Lip Liner is ideal for smudge-proof and long-lasting lip makeup.


Hydrogenated Coconut Oil, Hydrogenated Palm Kernel Glycerides, Mica, Cera Microcristallina (Microcrystalline Wax), Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides, Myristyl Myristate, Rhus Succedanea Fruit Wax, Behenyl Alcohol, Hydrogenated Coco-Glycerides, Cetyl Palmitate, Carnauba (Copernicia Cerifera) Wax, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Sorbitan Palmitate, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Propylene Carbonate, Tocopherol, Lecithin, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Glyceryl Stearate, Glyceryl Oleate, Citric Acid CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).

Essence Lip Liner

My Take on Essence Lip Liner in Hot Chocolate:

The lip liner basically comes in 7-8 shades and all were equally beautiful, but I picked up the red, pink, berry and this shade.  This one comes in a wooden pencil type in brown shade with silver packaging. The best part is that the shelf life is 3 years, so there’s no hurry to finish it off before it expires. It’s a thin pencil, so handy.  Talking about the texture, it is very creamy and I was hoping not to get a hard one as I have used many liners whose texture is pretty hard. This liner feels very soft and glides amazingly on the lips. It can be used as a lip liner for lipsticks as well as a base.  I normally use it as a base due to the lovely matte effect that it gives. Matte lovers will surely love these lip liners.

Essence Lip Liner

The lip liner does not settle in fine lines and has a very good pigmentation which would work great for pigmented lip as well. It is completely fragrance free.  It’s a n*de brown colour which looks very decent and gives a sophisticated look.  This shade will suit all outfits and looks.  Fair skin tones will be able to carry it off very well, but wheat-ish and tan skin tones may not be able to because it may blend with the skin tone and the lips may appear bare. It would go along with all n*de lipsticks that you have; to provide a tight outline to the lips. The lasting power on the lips is around 3 hours since it is on the lighter side. However, a full meal won’t let it last for more than 1 and a half hour.

Essence Lip Liner

Like most other lip liners, the sharpening process causes a lot of wastage which wouldn’t happen if they were retractable liners. Also while application even if a little pressure is applied, it tends to break easily. I love this lip liner and it’s great for daily use.  Do check out the bright summer shades from this range.

Essence Lip Liner

Pros of Essence Lip Liner in Hot Chocolate:

  • Easy to use.
  • Texture is very creamy.
  • It glides very smoothly on the lips and can be used as a liner or as a base.
  • A wide variety of shades available in this range.
  • Makes lips appear fuller, gives a sophisticated look.
  • Lasts for about 3 hours.
  • Does not dry out the lips much.
  • Shelf life of 3 years.
  • Pretty n*de brown shade and matches perfectly with all neutral lipsticks.

Cons of Essence Lip Liner in Hot Chocolate:

  • Sharpening leads to product wastage.
  • May dry out the lips a bit, but not too much.
  • May not suit wheatish and tan skin tones as it may blend with the skin tone

Would I Repurchase Essence Lip Liner in Hot Chocolate?

No, this will go a long way and I am not a big fan of n*des, so wouldn’t get this again, but would get the other bright shades from this range.

IMBB Rating:


Overall, I liked these lip liners.  These are super creamy and available in a variety of shades. You should try these out, I am loving this brand a lot!

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4 thoughts on “Essence Lip Liner in Hot Chocolate Review

  1. Saloni, there was a time i badly wished to have this shade but the moment i swatched it in store, the n*de shade pulled me off….

    1. I toh got it coz of the quality it gave at that price… the pink and the red one from this range are amazinggg *woot* *woot* *woot* yes it washes many skin tones out… it makes the skin look tan at times *headbang* *headbang* *headbang*

    1. Thank you sooo much Rashmiiiiii *woot* *woot* *woot* *thankyou* *thankyou* yes these lip liners are great… there are soo many shades… do try atleast some *happy dance* *happy dance* *happy dance*

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