Essence Mono Eyeshadow in “53- Back To Black” -Review.

Hey friends,
How is everything going :)? Today under the spotlight, we have Essence mono eye shadow in Back To Black. I have been playing around quite a lot with eye shadows lately and loving the new looks I am coming up with. I have used this eyeshadow in almost all of the looks I have created up till now. Now it is review time. So, here we go!

Essence Mono Eye Shadow in "53- Back To Black".

Essence Mono Eye Shadow in “53- Back To Black”.

ABOUT THE PRODUCT:

Electrified eyes… the popular mono eyeshadows ensure color highlights on your eyelids and are sure to give all girls that extra-special added touch.

Ingredients: TALC, OXIDIZED POLYETHYLENE, MICA, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE ETHYLHEXYLPALMITATE, MAGNESIUM STEARATE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, TIN OXIDE, PHENOXYETHANOL, CI 77266 (BLACK 2) (NANO), CI 77491, CI 77499 (IRON OXIDES), CI 77891 (TITANIUM DIOXIDE).

MY THOUGHTS:

Essence Mono Eye Shadow in "53- Back To Black".

Essence Mono Eye Shadow in “53- Back To Black”.

Essence Mono Eye Shadow in "53- Back To Black".

Essence Mono Eye Shadow in “53- Back To Black”.

PACKAGING:
It comes in a round, transparent plastic container. The lid of the container is actually a magnifying plastic. The product description is mentioned at the bottom of it. The packaging is very nice and sturdy. Hence, easy to travel with.

Essence Mono Eye Shadow in "53- Back To Black" -Swatched.

Essence Mono Eye Shadow in “53- Back To Black” -Swatched without primer (Left) & with primer (Right).

QUALITY:
The eye shadow has a smooth texture, but have the tendency to get chalky if layered up again and again. The pigmentation of the product is good, and excellent if used over an eye primer or base. Essence single eye shadows come in a variety of finishes. I got the one in matte finish. It is perfect for setting and softening the eyeliner. It works perfectly on the outer V and in full smokey eye. I experienced a little fall out with this eye shadow, but it was nothing a tissue paper can’t fix. It stays put for about 6 -7 hours with a primer underneath and at least 4 hours without primer.

PRICE & AVAILABILITY:
Essence Mono Eye Shadow costs PKR 280 and can be purchased from all leading super markets and makeup stores countrywide. I purchased mine from Naheed’s Super Market. It can also be purchased online from http://www.beautyarena.pk

Note the Size.

Note the Size.

FINAL VERDICT:
This has been my most used eye shadow in the past year. It has a smooth texture and a good color payoff. I slightly line my lower and upper lash line with it when I have to rush out. This is a fantastic budget eye shadow. I would definitely recommend it. πŸ™‚

Look I have created using essence mono eye shadow in “Back To Black”:

Essence Mono Eye Shadow in "53- Back To Black".

Essence Mono Eye Shadow in "53- Back To Black".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RATING: 4/5
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PROS:

  • Smooth texture.
  • Good color payoff.Affordable.
  • Comes in a variety of shades and finishes.
  • Lasts for a decent amount of time.
  • Sturdy packaging.

CONS:

  • Tendency to get chalky.
  • Little fall outs.

Have you tried essence mono eye shadows? Which is your favorite shade and finish? Share πŸ™‚

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