New: Essence fragrance gift set

As you might know, Essence introduced a complete fragrance line a few weeks ago. But now, Essence is also introducing a unique fragrance gift set, especially for the holiday season.

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Update Essence standard collection Fall/Winter 2012

I love new limited collections, but I’m even more fond of brands that update their standard collection. And I’m proud to announce that my other favorite drugstore brand Essence will also update their entire standard collection this September.

Essence is completely ready for the new season! The collection will be updated with the most trendy colors, new textures, innovations and lots & lots of inspiration.

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Blog sale

Hello everyone,

Welcome to my (updated) blog sale. I have too much stuff, and I don’t use it all. It’s such a shame, because I really love these products, but I’d rather make someone happy with them, so that they can get actual USE out of the products 😉

If you like something, please let me know in the comments or email me! I’ll reply a.s.a.p. with shipping rates etc. Don’t forget to read the ‘rules’ before contacting me 🙂

Guidelines

  • Prices are negotiable, so please contact me, if you want to ‘make me an offer I can’t refuse’ 😉
  • All prices exclude shipping costs! I only ship within the Netherlands. I use PostNL rates to calculate the shipping costs.
  • Please let me know in the comments and/or via email if you are interested in any product(s). Don’t forget to add your legit email address in the comment. Your email address will only be visible to me, but it is important so that I can contact you back via your email address.
  • Remember: first-come, first-served! 🙂 If the initial buyer doesn’t reply to me within 48 hours, I won’t hold the product(s) any longer for that person.
  • Payment must be made within 48 hours, via bank/PayPal.
  • I have cleaned & disinfected all items with alcohol.
  • I’ll wrap the items carefully and send them in a bubble wrap envelope.
  • I won’t be held responsible for any errors made by PostNL (broken products/missing packages)! Once the package is out of my hands, I can’t do anything to fix it.. Unfortunately 😦
  • There are no returns/exchanges/refunds.

Now, let’s take a look at the products, happy shopping!

MAC




Pigment samples – most 1/4 ts, all swatched once. €1 each
Dark Soul
Quick Frost
Frost SOLD
White SOLD
Mega-Rich
Gold (frost)
Genuine Orange
Gold Stroke SOLD
Tea Time
Mauvement SOLD
Deep Brown
Circa Plum SOLD
Spiritualize
Gilded Green
Pastorale
Blue Storm SOLD
Aire-de-Blu
Azreal Blue
Cool Pink
Lovely Lily
Viz-a-Violet
French Violet
Quietly RESERVED
Rich Purple
Entremauve
Sunpepper SOLD
Fuchsia
Pink Matte
All Girl



Paintpot – Artifact (used 3 times) €12.50



Fluidline – Dark Diversion (used once) €12.50




Eyeliner Pencils:
Pearlglide Eyeliner – Black Russian (used as seen on picture) €10.00
Pearlglide Intense Eyeliner – Black Line (used as seen on picture) €10.00
Kohl Power Pencil – Sense Of Style (used as seen on picture) €10.50


Slimshines:

Scant (usage as shown in picture) €5.00

Ultra-Elegant(usage as shown in picture) €5.00


Lipglasses:
Lap Of Luxury – middle (used once) €10.00



Mineralize Skinfinish – Porcelain Pink (used a few times) €15.00


Lipsticks:

Total Wow (Glaze) (used 2/3 times) €10.00


All’s Fair (Lustre) (used a few times) €7.50


Dark Deep (Amplified) (swatched once) €11.00


Dazzleglass Crème – Soft Dazzle (swatched once) €12.50


Lipglass – So This Season (swatched once) €11.00

Catrice


Absolute Eye Colour – Swimming With Dolphins (used twice) €0.50


Colour Show Lipgloss – 070 Light My Fire (used 3 times) €1.00
Colour Show Lipgloss – 060 Little Red Dress (used 2 times) €1.00
Duo Lipgloss Limited Edition (Welcome To Las Vegas collection) -C01 Lovely Sinner (swatched once) €1.50



Lipstick – Limited Edition (Expect The Unexpected collection) C03 Purposely Purple (used once) €0.50



Lipstick – Limited Edition (Purple Passion collection) C03 Deep Purple (used once) €0.50



Lipstick – Limited Edition (Purple Passion collection) C02 Berry (used once) €0.50



Lipstick – Limited Edition (Urban Baroque collection) C01 Marie Antoinette (used 2/3 times) €0.50



Absolute Moisture Lipstick – 160 Dark Rosewood DISC. (used twice) €1.00
Absolute Moisture Lipstick – 110 Gentle Beige DISC. (used once) €1.25
Absolute Moisture Lipstick – 070 Luxury Red DISC. (used once) €1.25 

NYX

Mega Shine Lipgloss – Crystal Soda (used twice) €1.00



Round Lipsticks:

Christie (used twice) €1.00


Indian Pink (used once) €1.25

Misc


Couleur Caramel Natural Make Up foundation stick – lightest color 158 551 1261 (used twice) €9.00



MAX Lips (Action) Lipstick – DLC-001 Silky Nude (swatched once) €0.25
MAX Lips (Action) Lipstick – DLC-020 Fabulous Orange (swatched once) €0.25 



HEMA Longer Lasting Lipstick – 14 (used once) €1.00


Essence Make-up To Match – 010 Light (used once) €1.50


Ardell Brow Defining Powder – Mink Brown (used a few times) €1.00


Rimmel Vinyl Gloss – 530 Starlet (swatched once) €1.00

I saved a couple of things which I used during my education (beautician).


Brush/instrument roll – towel fabric, can be folded, rolled & knotted with a strap, as shown in above pictures. Including brushes: face, blush, sponge tip applicator, big, small and medium eyeshadow, eyeliner, lip and brow/lash comb. (carefully used) €10


Make-up Studio blush & eyeshadow palette – including 4 blush and 7 eyeshadow colors, which can be refilled. One spot is empty, due to dropping the refill. The palette looks really dirty on the first picture, but it’s clean, I promise! (carefully used) €10



Make-up Studio eyeshadow palette (carefully used) €12.50

Nail Polish

Nfu-Oh:
56 – Green (used once) €6.50
45 – Orange (used once) €6.50



OPI:
Princesses Rule! – left (used twice) €4.50 RESERVED
Rosy Future – right (used once) €4.75
Glamour Game (used a few times) €4.00


Orly:
It’s Not Rocket Science (used twice) €4.50


China Glaze:
Midnight Ride – left (used once) €3.75
Pink Rox-E – right (used a few times) €3.50 RESERVED

Tinsel – top (used a few times) €3.50
Treasure Chest – bottom (used once) €3.75

Tie The Knot – middle (used once) €3.75
V – right (used once) €3.75


Harmony – (swatched once) €3.75
Magical – (swatched once) €3.75
Robitika – (swatched once) €3.75
Awaken – (swatched once) €3.75
Joy – (swatched once) €3.75


GR8 (swatched once) VHTF €10


Essence:
Copper Rulez! – Metallics collection (magnetic polish) (swatched once) €2
Unknown color (used once) €0.50

Nail Art Sealing Top Coat (used once) €0.50


Misc:
Catrice – Soft Coral (Nude Sensation collection) (used once) €2
HEMA Miss Helen – Black nail polish (no name) (used twice) €0.50
Mavala – Paris (used once) €2

Broadway Nail Art Set (BNIB, but is a couple of years old) €2

Trind Cuticle Remover (used once with clean q-tips) €4


Golden Rose Scale Effect – 10 (swatched once) €2


MNY – 445 DISC (swatched once) €1.50

You can always contact me for additional information and/or pictures.

❤ Natasja

Collection: Essence Fruity

I love fruits, they’re sweet, fresh, healthy and YUMMY 😀 I especially love kiwis and oranges. This spring, Essence is surprising us with a new, healthy look: Essence Fruity Trend Edition!

What Essence says:
Cherry, apricot, kiwi – fruit, smoothies & co. are all the rage this spring and put us in the mood for a colorful summer. The new Essence Trend Edition “Fruity” is fruity-fresh and creamy-seductive as it presents itself with a powerful cocktail of colors containing strawberries, bananas, kiwis, oranges and berries of the forest in april 2012. Wonderful sorbet colors and gentle textures for your eyes, lips and face guarantee high spirits in springtime!

The products 😀


Eyeshadow Sorbet
What Essence says:
Sorbet for your eyelids! The Eyeshadow Sorbet has a delicate mousse texture in fabulous, fresh spring colors. It is easy to apply and ensures beautiful moments…
Available in 01 Peach Beauty, 02 Banana Joe & 03 One Kiwi A Day…
Suggested retail price: €2.79

Vanillaa’s thoughts:
These look incredibly cool! I can’t wait to try these out, the colors look so spring-y & nice! I especially like the green one.


Lip Balm
What Essence says:
Hmmmm, yummy! This lipbalm is available in two fruity flavours and colors to pamper your lips with the delicious taste of spring.
Available in 01 Peach Beauty & 02 Very Cherry.
Suggested retail price: €1.99

Vanillaa’s thoughts:
Hmm, another lip balm? Really?! I wonder if these are tinted..? I bet they’ll smell nice!


Blush Sorbet
What Essence says:
A boost of freshness for a gorgeous finish: the blush with a sorbet texture perfectly complements your early summer fruity look with an intense pink-red shade. Simply dab the airy and light formula on your cheeks with your fingertips and your natural look is done!
Available in 01 Smoothie Operator.
Suggested retail price: €2.79

Vanillaa’s thoughts:
I wonder if this is the same formula as the new, standard collection, blush soufflés. I think the pink/red tone might be a little overdone for my fair complexion, but we’ll see.




Nail Polish
What Essence says:
Wanted: fruity colors! as colorful and shimmering as springtime – these five good mood colors bring the loveliest season of the year to your nails! An absolute must-have for the fruity spring look.
Available in 01 Banana Joe, 02 Peach Beauty, 03 Very Cherry, 04 One Kiwi A Day… & 05 Mashed Berries.
Suggested retail price: €1.79

Vanillaa’s thoughts:
Wow, those creamy nail polish with glitter in them look super-duper-mega awesome!! *drools* So original, too! Must get these, as a nail polish fanatic 😀 I like the happy, spring-y, fresh colors!


Scented Top Coat
What Essence says:
Strawberry fantastic! The scented top coat is super fruity and gives your nails a seductive fresh strawberry scent.
Available in – what else- 01 Smells Like Strawberry…
Suggested retail price: €1.99

Nail Art Sealing Top Coat
What Essence says:
The crowning glory for fruity nail design! Simply apply the nail art sealing top coat after styling your nails for long-lasting results.
Available in 01 Stay Fruity.
Suggested retail price: €1.99

Vanillaa’s thoughts:
Hmmm scented top coat? No thanks. By then, I’ll be intoxicated by the fumes of the other 3 layers of nail polish, anyway 😛 😛 I don’t really like the original Nail Art Sealing Top Coat, it doesn’t really dry on me. I guess this product is the same thing.


Nail Fruits
What Essence says:
Cheeky little fruits on your nails – the absolute eye-catcher of the season! You can decorate your nails in a matter of seconds with these trendy designs. Super-easy to apply thanks to the included nail glue. The ultimate must-have for all nail fashionistas this spring.
Available in 01 Fruit Punch To Go.
Suggested retail price: €1.99

Vanillaa’s thoughts:
Sliced fruit fimo canes! Awesome, so spring- and summer-y 😀

Overall thoughts
This collection makes me sooo happy and sooo ready for spring/summer. Bring it on! Awesome collection, Essence!

Essence Fruity will appear in Kruidvat stores (The Netherlands) from mid-April to May 2012.

What is your favorite kind of fruit? Do you like Essence’s new Trend Edition?

❤ Natasja

Source: Essence & Today’s Beauty

Blog sale!

Since I have some makeup that I don’t use (anymore), I decided it was a good time for me to do a little blog sale. If you like something, please let me know in the comments or email me! I’ll reply a.s.a.p. with shipping rates etc.!

Rules

  • All prices are non-negotiable, sorry.
  • All prices exclude shipping costs! I only ship within the Netherlands. I use PostNL rates to calculate the shipping costs.
  • Please let me know in the comments/via email if you are interested in any product(s). Don’t forget to add your legit email address. Your email address will only be visible to me, but it is important so that I can contact you back via your email address.
  • Remember: First-come, first-served! 🙂 If the initial buyer doesn’t reply to me within 48 hours, I won’t hold the product(s) any longer for that person.
  • Payment must be made within 48 hours, via bank/PayPal.
  • I have cleaned & disinfected all items with alcohol.
  • I’ll wrap the items carefully and send them in a bubble wrap envelope.
  • I won’t be held responsible for any errors made by PostNL (broken products/missing packages)! Once the package is out of my hands, I can’t do anything to fix it.. Unfortunately 😦

Sorry, a lot of products are already sold! But don’t be too sad.. Stay tuned, because I’ll update the blog sale with new products, this week! 😀 Let’s take a look!

MAC


Dazzleglass Crème – Soft Dazzle (swatched once) €12.50


Lipglass – So This Season (swatched once) €11.00

Catrice


Lipstick – Limited Edition (Expect The Unexpected collection) C03 Purposely Purple (used once) €1.00


Lipstick – Limited Edition (Purple Passion collection) C03 Deep Purple (used once) €1.00

You can always contact me for additional information and/or pictures.

❤ Natasja