SPONSORED: Find out about the new range of essence products arriving in stores near you, just in time for the event season.
Introducing the Spring/Summer 2022 Essence Update. It’s about experimenting with different styles, bold looks, self-care, and expressing your true self without harming the planet.
The update is 100% vegan and is all about clean beauty, while maintaining the high quality care and performance of their products. Here’s what to expect this November, and be sure to keep your eyes peeled on the Cosmetix and Essence social media pages for some exciting new tutorials!
These essence products have just landed:
fix and prime
Redness-reducing primer | R99.95
Create the perfect base for makeup application while soothing your skin thanks to the green tea extract in this primer that visibly reduces and evens out redness.
Hydro Hero Primer | R99.95
Prepare your skin while keeping it nourished and hydrated with Hydro Hero Primer. Formulated with hyaluronic acid and cucumber extract, your skin will be rejuvenated for up to 48 hours.
Poreless Partner Primer | R99.95
Say goodbye to visible pores with this primer. It is enriched with niacinamide, known for its skin refining effect. Apply your makeup on a smooth canvas that will leave you with an airbrushed finish thanks to its mattifying effect.
Fix & Last 14 Loose Powder Fixers | $113.95
Say hello to a new addition to the Fix & Last family, and it’s for all skin tones (white powder goes on clear on skin)! With its matte finish, this waterproof loose powder will set your makeup, absorb excess oil and even your complexion for up to 14 hours.
Hello good stuff!
Hello good stuff! Sos Anti-Spot Gel | $81.95
Apply this stain-fighting gel to impurities and redness to visibly reduce their appearance and dry them up quickly! With its 96% natural formula containing salicylic acid, peppermint oil, and zinc, your skin will instantly soothe.
Hello good stuff! Skin Lightening Serum | $124.95
For smooth and soft skin, this serum is definitely a go-to. Enriched with AHA (alpha-hydroxy acid, commonly found in anti-aging products) to gently exfoliate skin, as well as panthenol and kiwi water to boost nutrition. You’ll love the youthful glow.
Hello good stuff! Pore Minimizing Serum | $124.95
For that extra dose of care, Hello, Good Stuff! Pore Minimizing Serum, containing 3% Niacinamide and Pomegranate, can be applied after morning cleansing. Its lightweight texture absorbs quickly to reduce the appearance of pores, while leaving skin supple and smooth.
shimmer and shine
Make Me Glow Baked Highlighter | $89.95
10 It’s time to shine!
This velvety soft illuminating powder adds just the right amount of shimmering accents to cheekbones and other parts of the face for a radiant glow.
Caring Shine Vegan Collagen Lipstick | $81.95
Available in five on-trend colors for every skin type, this lipstick is infused with hyaluronic acid and a vegan collagen substitute for visibly plump, hydrated lips. Provides medium coverage and a glossy finish that doesn’t dry out the lips.
Matte Comfort 8h Lip Liner | R49.95
This lip liner comes with a new and improved formula to provide your lips with a pristine texture, allowing for precise lip contouring and coloring. Its matte finish will stay put for eight hours, and it’s waterproof too!
Extreme Care Moisturizing Glossy Lip Balm | $81.95
Available in three shades, this glossy and moisturizing lip balm combines lip care and lip gloss in one clever product. Formulated with hyaluronic acid, a vegan collagen substitute, and shea butter, your lips will be left highly hydrated and nourished with a gorgeous shine.
How fake! Plumping Lip Plumper | $81.95
02 oh my naked!
The Plumping Lip Filler family has gained a new member: a nude lip gloss that has a plumping and volumizing effect for visibly fuller lips, all thanks to its formula enriched with hyaluronic acid and cinnamon oil.
Seaweed Lip Oil | $81.95
03 Hydration booster
Influenced by the ocean, this lip oil is formulated with algae extract, hyaluronic acid, jojoba oil and vitamin E to nourish and hydrate lips without leaving them sticky. Its two-tone green and blue texture leaves the lips with a playful shine effect.
Holo Bomb Shimmer Lip Gloss | $38.95
01 icy glitter
This luscious lip gloss with its fruity fragrance will bring all the sparkle to your lips with a stunning holographic effect and a crystal-bright finish that suits all skin tones.
Lash like a boss
Lash Like A Boss Mascara Instant Volume & Length – Ultra Black | $89.95
It’s all about being bold this season, and this skin will help you do just that with ease. Its ultra-black texture and its soft curved fiber brush leave your eyelashes visibly lengthened with an intense look and full of volume. The more coats you apply, the bolder the finish!
Lash Like A Boss Instant Volume & Length Mascara – Waterproof | $89.95
It’s mascara, made to last. This waterproof mascara ensures that your lashes stay in place and in shape, whatever the weather and whatever the occasion. You certainly won’t compromise on volume or length, thanks to the soft, curved fiber brush.
I Love Extreme Crazy Volume Waterproof Mascara | $81.95
A firm favorite among scent lovers is now available in a waterproof version with its popular extra-large elastomer brush to coat each individual lash with its deep black formula.
Princess Eyelash Liner | $81.95
Meet the Lash Princess liner, which features a pointed felt applicator, so now you can effortlessly draw fine lines or bold, bold lines along your eyelid to complete your expressive eye makeup look. Available in dramatic water resistant black and natural brown.
all in the eyes
Mini Eyeshadow Palette | $129.95
Don’t stop believing in…
Don’t worry, I know…
With their innovative new format, you’re bound to have lots of fun with these two mini eyeshadow palettes. Each palette comes with six highly-pigmented eyeshadows that are layered in coordinated shades so you can easily mix and blend. Each shade ranges from matte to metallic finishes, so you can really go crazy creating bold and expressive looks. Watch for the two-part affirming messages that reveal themselves to you when you open the compact palettes for touch-ups on the go.
Prime Like A Boss Eyeshadow Base | $69.95
For intensive eye makeup, make sure your creations last with this eyeshadow base. Apply the smooth texture to the lids before applying to the eyes and watch as it instantly blends into your skin. Not only will it not crease on the eyelid, but it will also enhance the color of your makeup while keeping the eyelids nourished with shea butter and sunflower oil.
Remove Like A Boss Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover | $69.95
Easily remove your eye makeup without damaging the delicate skin of your eyelids with this remover’s two-phase formula (dermatologist and ophthalmologist tested) enriched with nourishing chamomile water to quickly and completely remove mascara, eyeliner and eye shadow. eyes, as well as additional makeup on the face.
hold and lengthen
Grow Like A Boss Eyelash and Brow Growth Serum | $137.95
Apply this serum that has been ophthalmologically tested and enriched with Sederma’s Widelash™ for visibly longer, fuller lashes and thicker brows. The serum comes with two different applicators for optimal application of the serum on the brows and lashes.
Wow What A Brow Pen – Waterproof | 75.95 rand
This waterproof brow pencil is a real game changer with its fine water drop tip to effortlessly trace individual brow hairs when it comes to filling them in. The pen also comes with a built-in brush to groom your brows and never needs sharpening!
Fix It Like A Boss Clear Brow Fixing Gel | 75.95 rand
Now with an ultra-strong hold, this panthenol-enriched nourishing clear gel is long-lasting to lock down unruly brow hair and hair along the hairline. It’s perfect if you’re looking to achieve a brow laminate look.
Eyebrow Scissors and Comb | $69.95
Shape those brows with this nifty tool that includes ergonomically designed scissors with a rounded tip and a removable comb to shape and brush your brows into the desired shape.
go out and play
Hidden Jungle Effect Nail Polish | R56.95
Inspired by the exotic and vibrant colors of a tropical jungle, this nail polish brings all the shine to your nails with different finishes such as metallic, iridescent or with a glitter effect. The formula does not contain microplastic particles and is perfect for adding a touch of color on a daily basis.
Nail Art Duo Designer | R56.95
This nail tool is designed with a long, narrow brush tip to create thin or thick lines with your polish, or stippled elements, thanks to the tool’s pointed tip on the opposite end. The back of the packaging is made from 100% recycled paper.
Extreme Gel Shine Top Coat | $69.95
Get a high shine gel finish, just like you get at the nail salon, with this top coat. Not only will it protect the color of your nail polish, but it will also prevent chipping to lengthen your manicure.
Super Strong 2-in-1 Base and Top Coat | R56.95
This clever 2-in-1 product dries quickly and ensures a long-lasting manicure. The formula also contains strengthening ingredients to nourish and keep nails healthy and strong.
Powerful Matte Top Coat | R56.95
Achieve an effortless matte finish with this top coat that has a fast drying time and a smoothing effect that will extend the durability of your nail polish color.
3D Volume Gel Top Coat | R56.95
Create a voluminous 3D effect on your manicure with this top coat that will leave you with a visibly fuller, smoother manicure that dries to a long-wearing gel finish.
45 Second Quick Dry Top Coat | R56.95
In a hurry? Simply apply this quick-drying top coat that will have your manicure dry in 45 seconds. Its fast-acting, long-lasting formula promises to leave your nails with a smooth, shiny finish—no smudges, no streaks, and most importantly, no chips!
Essence’s new Spring/Summer 2022 update is 100% vegan and is all about fun and expressive looks, clean beauty and protecting the planet.
Shop the new essence products online at House of Cosmetics!
The essence is available at your nearest Clicks, Dis-Chem, Dealz, Edgars, Foschini, MediRite, SkinMiles, Superbalist, Takealot and Woolworths.