Since Essence launched here in the UK, I’ve been really impressed with the quality of their products especially as everything is so affordable and they also have a really impressive range of shades and products for such a budget beauty brand. Essence products are available to purchase on the Wilkinsons website or instore, and the vast majority of their products are under £5 which is amazing.
If you happen to favour red lips and/or nails, I’ve discovered the perfect trio from Essence and it’ll only set you back £4.90 to buy all three. I love wearing red lips and nails during the winter months, as it’s such a classic look and I really love matching red lips with red nails for a more glamorous look.
When it comes to red lipsticks, it can be quite hard to find the right shade to flatter your skintone so I tend to prefer a red with blue undertones especially as shades with a blue undertone tend to give the appearance of whiter teeth.
There are 100 different shades available in the Colour & Go range with different finishes and textures. When wearing matte red lips, I like to wear a glossy red polish on my nails and the shade Juicy Love £1.60* really compliments Adorable Matt.
I have a few of the Colour & Go Polishes, and I really like them as they all have a great, wide brush which applies the polish quickly and evenly. Juicy Love is opaque in just two coats, and it has a gorgeous mirror like shine without the need for a topcoat. At only £1.60 each, you’d be forgiven for assuming they don’t last for very long on the nails, but Juicy Love lasted for five days before chipping and I’m planning on buying more shades very soon as I love the formula so much.