Essence Liquid Lipsticks Review

Essence Liquid Lipsticks

A few weeks ago I was browsing through my Bloglovin’ when I saw that Essence had launched their own liquid lipsticks. Now I’m not usually one to go for a liquid lipstick as they seem quite gimmicky and are so close to a thick lip gloss so I don’t bother. However, the Essence offering is only £2.50 so was worth the risk and I’m happy to say I was pleasantly surprised!

Essence Liquid Lipsticks

 Now the two shades I opted for were unsurprisingly both nudes: Color Party and Almost Real. Color Party is the candyfloss pink and it is my favourite. It isn’t incredibly bright but it just adds a pinky sheen to the lips.  Almost Real is the peachy nude, I wasn’t sure if this was going to be more brown than I expected but in actual fact it is really pretty.

Essence Liquid Lipsticks Swatches

The feeling of the product on the lips is really moisturising, I hardly notice it is there until I press my lips together, no stickiness really whatsoever. It lasts quite a while too, eating and drinking decreases the time for obvious reasons, but overall the longevity is pretty good from a budget brand.

Essence Liquid Lipsticks Color Party

As for the packaging; it is so dinky, is that a word? I feel like it is, and if it isn’t it definitely should be! The liquid lipstick is only slightly bigger than a regular lipstick, which means it is perfect for popping in your bag when you’re on the go. Also good for being on the go is the screw top, who wants a liquid lipstick adding gloop to everything in your bag? As for the applicator it is quite a fat sponge; doe foot shape. This is probably the aspect of the product I like least, the does foot doesn’t give me enough precision and I prefer a longer wand. Other than that these get a big thumbs up from me!

Have you tried the Essence liquid lipsticks, is there another colour I need? Or perhaps there’s another brands that you love that I should try? Leave me suggestions below in the comments!


  1. Charlotte
    October 10, 2015 / 5:27 pm

    The packaging is very minimal but they look really nice!Charlotte //

    • MissCosmeticBlogger
      October 12, 2015 / 6:44 pm

      They are really nice!xx

  2. Jordan Hathaway
    October 11, 2015 / 8:34 pm

    Color Party is so pretty. It's my typical go-to shade 🙂 xJordan Alice

    • MissCosmeticBlogger
      October 12, 2015 / 6:45 pm

      Mine too! It's just so pretty!xx

  3. Sweet Passions
    October 14, 2015 / 2:40 pm

    I absolutely love Essence makeup. The packaging is so cute. I saw this product in stores but I didn't bought it. I'm not really a big fan of liquid lipsticks but I might give this one a chance. xo Antonia || Sweet Passions

    • MissCosmeticBlogger
      October 14, 2015 / 5:43 pm

      You should definitely pick a couple up, I was surprised that I liked them so much xx

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