Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Essence Cosmetics

Note: I'm not paid to write this. 

So I went on a shopping spree on the persuasion of a close friend who has been raving about Essence products lately. One of the top drug-store cosmetic brands in Europe. 

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I have to say, I don't recall purchasing this many things with such a budget, ever.
Usually a grand or two would only get me 4-5 pieces of clothings with some bags, 
this was exceeding 100 items.
(115 to be exact)

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Said outlet was located in Watson, Sg Wang, I made sure they had a restock before I went there to make my purchase. All because of this limited edition collection they have: Circus Circus.

Some of my girlfriends have gone and apparently it was always out of stock, I heard the limited edition changes every three months so I wiped the shelves clean. :p

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The Circus Circus fragrances was really cheap at RM35 only, and it's a really pretty present to give a girlfriend. I'm giving the other two bottles to my friends. And the nail polish were really cute (the tubes with two ends of polish).

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mascaras

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lip gloss

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Got home, sat on the floor and excitedly arranged all my purchases neatly so I could snap some photos to send to my girlfriends; since they have whatsapp photos of their haul.

Lo and behold~
RM1500-ish of cosmetics.

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I'm quite crazy about their french manicure range. The guided tip sticker was a genius idea and the white tip painter was even more brilliant. Might blog about that when I have used them.

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On the same day I immediately tried the Circus Circus nail polish and was quite impressed by how good a RM13.90 bottle of nail polish looked on my nail. I had a coat of the red lacquer followed by a coat of glitter. No top or base coat required.

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It's actually quite smooth, the seemingly rough reflection surface was merely the tiny glitters coating. 


What do you think? 
Do you prefer red or french manicure? 

11 comments:

  1. Aaaaahhh.. I'm drooling... @.@ I want it too...

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    1. since it's drug store cosmetic, they're actually really cheap and very affordable. you should get some.

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  2. Eh... I thought you bought Essence from Europe. I didn't know Malaysia already have Essence!

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  3. Ah The Circus Circus stuff looks so cute, I don't think we've gotten it yet here in Canada..unless I missed it, but if it does I definitely wanna try some stuff after seeing this

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  5. omg you're so lucky! I want makeup just as much as that!!

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  6. Hey, how much is the cream eyeshadow and the highlight powder and eyebrow set? Pls tell me. thanks.

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  7. Oh my god! So jelly! Haha

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  8. You got more Essence products in 1 day, than I have now! 8D
    *jelly allert* XD
    Some of them are good! but are others... not really worth the money! :\

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