I was thrilled when I got there, thrilled I tell you! There was this sale basket – it didn’t specifically say sale, but the goods were definitely marked down – and I picked up a few gems.
1) Essence Eyeshadow in 55 Shrimp Me Up
I love coral and peach hues. They work super well with my skin tone and they are just such happy colors! So when I saw this baby, I knew I had to have it plus it didn’t hurt that it was only R9.95. Yup, R9.95!
2) Essence Eyeshadow in 66 Peppermint Ice Cream
This little one caught my eye because of its shimmer. You may not be able to see it in the image above but it has this wonderful icy, shimmer to it. I wouldn’t necessarily use it on my entire lid perhaps just on the inner corners to bring some life to my eyes. Another great buy at just R8.95.
3) Essence 2 in 1 Kajal Pencil in 10 Sweet & Heart
Eyeliners are my absolute fav. So when I saw this beaut chilling in the sale basket I was like I got to have you! And now I do! I like the fact that it is double ended so it’s easier to use the two colors together if you wish. The colors are also quite pigmented, check out my swatches at the end of this post. And another one bites the dust at just R9.95. Wooohooo
4) Essence Pigments in 01 Studio 54
Now this one was the only one that I can actually use for the upcoming wedding, my outfit is blue with gold accessories, so yeah this one is perfect. These pigments are amazing. I was trying out all the different colors in Dischem but I liked this one the most. It’s more of a glitter gold than a shimmer gold, which I love since I already own a shimmer gold. At R29,95 it is pricier than the others, but it’s worth it – it looks soo good!
Okay, so in the images it looks more silver than gold – I’m not sure why. Maybe bad lighting? Anyway, check out the swatches below to get a closer look!