One Thing I probably have the least of lip wise is my liner. I have one red, wine and one pink liner, what else could I need? Well maybe another of each if it only costs two bucks! (Or it's yet another hand me down that I had to try..)
From my understanding, Essence is the Europe version of elf. Both brands have great products for their price and it's perfect for trying out new products before spending an arm and a leg on a high end brand.
I have all drugstore liners to begin with, but if I can get them for a bit cheaper, why not give it a go?
The color in particular I tried is called Red Blush. So the color payoff is great, it may bit a bit more soft than I'm used to, and it doesn't last too long or wear evenly. I can't be too surprised as I liner just the outer corner and mixed it to get a general coverage and I topped it with an elf gloss, so I was basically set up for a short lasting lip and that's what I got. If anything, there are no surprises.
Let me play with wearing the liner by itself and paired with other various finishes to give a full in-depth review. For now I give it a meh rating.