Essence My Must Haves Eyeshadow 01 Go Goldie Review

Skin Type: Combination, oily and acne prone
Skin Tone: Medium fair, warm undertones

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Today, I am going to review Essence My Must Haves Eyeshadow in the shade “01 Go Goldie!” Read on to know more about this eyeshadow.

Essence My Must Haves Eyeshadow Go Goldie Review

Product Description:
The soft powder eyeshadows are easy to apply and blend for long-lasting results. simply choose your favorite colours of 20 eyeshadows and use the special click-mechanism to place them in the multifunctional palette.
129 PHP or 175 INR approximately.

Essence My Must Haves Eyeshadow Go Goldie label

My Experience with Essence My Must Haves Eyeshadow 01 Go Goldie:

Let’s begin with packaging of the product. The eyeshadow comes in tiny, round, black-colored plastic pan with a clear lid. The lid bears the brand’s tagline embossed on it, like any other Essence eyeshadow, but the packaging of this eyeshadow is a bit different from regular Essence eyeshadow pans. It is comparatively smaller and it can be carried along or can be customized in an eye shadow palette as well.

Essence My Must Haves Eyeshadows

Essence My Must Haves Eyeshadows open

The lid of the pan closes nicely but it does not shut too tightly and may come off in your makeup pouch. The clear lid helps to spot the shade easily from makeup stash during rush hours. The back of the pan has a small circular sticker bearing the shade name and number along with other necessary information about the product. These tiny pans are easy to store and can be stacked on top easily. It does not come with any applicator but this is not really a con for me, as I do not prefer using sponge applicators that come along with such eyeshadows. Overall, the packaging of the product is fine. Also, the plastic of the pans seems quite fragile and is prone to breakage.

Essence My Must Haves Eyeshadow Go Goldie outer packaging

Most of the shades in this range are shimmery and great for the coming wedding season. Some of them can be very pretty highlighting shades. “Go Goldie” is a soft, warm, and pale champagne gold kind of a shade with loads of shimmer. These shimmers make it a great shade for highlighting the brow bone and the inner corner of the eyes. I even like using this shade as a cheek highlighter. It looks damn beautiful on the cheeks. It nicely highlights without looking over the top or too bling-y. These shimmers are subtle and do not look chunky at all.

Essence My Must Haves Eyeshadow Go Goldie full

The shade easily mixes with my skin tone and highlights it nicely. Though this shade is not suitable for everyday use as it may look gaudy if worn on a regular basis, but it is indeed a gorgeous color for evenig parties and night events. It looks so beautiful as a lid color as well but you need to build up slightly to make the color pop. Since the texture of this shade is slightly chalky, I build up the color by using a damp eye brush.

Essence My Must Haves Eyeshadow Go Goldie pigmentation

Essence My Must Haves Eyeshadow Go Goldie color

This helps to deposit color nicely and also reduces fallout. The shimmer is so finely milled into the formula that it does not look chunky or gaudy at all. Since the eye shadow contains a lot of shimmer, there is a bit of fallout issue with this eyeshadow. The formula is decently pigmented but still requires two to three swipes to deposit enough amount of color to the eyes.

Essence My Must Haves Eyeshadow Go Goldie swatch on hand

Essence My Must Haves Eyeshadow swatches

The texture of this eye shadow is soft and smooth. It has a soft velvety feel and glides effortlessly on the eyelids. It is really easy to blend the eyeshadow. The color looks nice and does not get patchy. The shimmers in the eyeshadow do not budge or transfer, they stay in place (unlike other shimmery shadows that tend to transfer). This eyeshadow does not have the tendency to crease. The longevity of the eyeshadow is somewhere around 5-6 hours on my eyelids with an eye primer underneath.

Essence My Must Haves Eyeshadow Go Goldie eye swatch

Overall, I quite this eyeshadow.

Pros of Essence My Must Haves Eyeshadow 01 Go Goldie:

  • Good packaging.
  • Can be customized in a palette.
  • Pretty shade.
  • Fine microshimmer.
  • Has a lovely shimmery finish.
  • Great for highlighting purposes.
  • Looks good as a lid color.
  • Super soft and smooth texture.
  • Glides effortlessly.
  • Easy to blend.
  • Perfect for weddings and parties.
  • Good pigmentation.
  • Long-lasting finish.

Cons of Essence My Must Haves Eyeshadow 01 Go Goldie:

  • Lid comes off while carrying in makeup pouch.
  • Little fallout issues.
  • Staying power could have been better.

IMBB Rating:
Would I Repurchase/Recommend Essence My Must Haves Eyeshadow 01 Go Goldie?

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