Tis the season to party! Christmas is about giving of course…but at essence we think it’s also about looking gorgeous at all those Christmas parties.  What’s more, Christmas make-up is all about fun and experimenting and with prices affordable enough to try a fabulous new look whenever you want, essence is the perfect make-up brand for the party season!

To get you feeling festive and party ready, we’re giving you some Christmas make-up inspiration to plan your beauty looks throughout all the festivities, from Christmas to New Year and beyond…


Insta Perfect €5.60


Highlight Drops 20 – €4.80


All about that base

Gorgeous glowy skin is on everybody’s wish list this Christmas and now it’s easier than ever thanks to essence Highlight drops liquid illuminator in shade 20 Rosy Aura (€4.80) and Insta Perfect foundation (€5.60). Simply apply a pea size amount of the illuminator under your foundation and you will have gorgeous skin so radiant you may just steal the spotlight from the shining star on top of the Christmas tree.


Glamourous Rosé eyes










Eyeshadows €2.50


Catch everybody’s attention this Christmas with this glamourous Rosé eye look. ✨👀🌸 You don’t have to be a pro to recreate this gorgeous shimmery eye at home. To achieve this dazzling eye look, simply use essence Mono eyeshadows (€2.50). Highly pigmented, soft to touch and oh-so easy to blend, creating the most stand out Christmas party eye look is simple with these mono eyeshadows. This look was created using mono eyeshadows in the shades 01 get poshy, 02 shameless and 09 morning glory.


The Classic Red lip











A festive red lip is the perfect Christmas accessory this December! And with Colour Boost Mad About Matte liquid lipstick you don’t have to worry about smudged lips as you tuck into your mince pies, the liquid lipstick formula dries into a powdery-matte finish which is long-lasting and kiss proof!! The texture feels lovely and light on the lips yet gives a gorgeous festive high-coverage colour. To achieve this festive lip look, simply line your lips with Draw the line lipliner (shade 12) (€2.30) and then fill them in with Colour Boost Mad about Matte liquid lipstick (shade 07) (€3.50)

All essence products are available in Penneys and selected pharmacies nationwide.