Hi Darlings, today’s post is going to be the review and swatches of the Essence Plumping Nudes Lipgloss in the shades XXL Charm, She’s So Extra, Bold Love.
Way back, when I was in high school (or maybe even in middle school) Essence used to have this volumizing nude glosses that Julia and I were obsessed with.
They obviously don’t do them anymore but these reminded me of those and I kind of felt inspired to try them. The three shades I have, have different finishes XXL Charm is super shimmery, She’s So Extra has a softer sheen and Bold Love it doesn’t have any shimmer.
The Essence Plumping Nudes Lipgloss just came out in Ulta and you can get them here for 3,99$ each.
She’s So Extra
- XXL Charm is a shimmery light peach.
- She’s So Extra is a mauve with a soft golden reflex.
- Bold Love is a mauve without any shimmer.
The packaging is long and skinny in a hard plastic material, very pretty and simple.
The scent is sweet and caramelly but a bit chemical, with a minty undertone and it’s one those glosses that have that tingly feeling which makes your lips look bigger.
It’s not very intense therefore not annoying but it’s always there until you take the gloss off.
The doe foot makes it super easy to apply in one swipe, it doesn’t pick up too much product.
It’s very glossy, it gives a wet glow to the lips and that very plumped effect. It’s not sticky or gloopy.
She’s So Extra and Bold Love end up looking very similar, they are creamy and smooth. They both look beautiful on and make your lips look bigger.
XXL Charm is not as good. It has that granny-ish shimmery feel and it enhances fine lines. It looks better over lipstick but I’d still recommend the other shades.
She’s So Extra
This lipgloss lasts for 2 hours on me (without eating), since it’s so shiny I wasn’t expecting an incredible lasting time, but you can reapply it very easily.
- Colour: 7/10
- Longevity: 7/10
- Application: 8/10
- Comfort: 8/10
- Scent: 8/10
- Packaging: 8/10
These gloss are nice. I like the volumizing formula and they are very comfortable to wear. I’m not the biggest fan of the scent as it’s a bit too chemical. I also don’t like the shade XXL Charm beacuse it settles into fine lines. Other than that, if you are looking for a volumizing tingly gloss I’d recommend these ones.
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