Affordable Back to School Makeup Essentials


Back to School Beauty Essentials

When it comes to back to school makeup essentials you simply don't have the time to put on a butt-load of makeup! Contouring can wait...or maybe not! However you like your makeup, it's probably a good idea to figure out a way to save time in the morning while still looking fierce! You can go for a no makeup, makeup look  or you can liven things up a bit as I'll show you in the following makeup look! So whether it's your first day back to school or college or you are just looking for a new look I got some awesome treats for you as well as a mini giveaway brought to you by Essence

The Most Affordable Makeup Products for Girls on a Budgett!

I teamed up with an affordable makeup brand called Essence to help give you some budget friendly makeup products that you will surely love! Essence products range from 1.99 to 9.99 and can be found at any of your local Target! I'll be sharing my top picks and How I used them!

Back to School Beauty Essentials

Eyeshadow palette

Lipstick or Lipgloss
Essence Blush up

Bonus Essential for the girls that Slay!
Contour and Highlight

Shop More Essence Products!

Ok now that you have all of your essentials it's time to put them to good use! 

How to Make your Eyes Bright with Makeup!

Transition Color and lower waterline: Try this Essence Eyeshadow in Triple Choc 16  use a light hand and build into the crease

Lid Color: I chose Team Bright in the How to Make Bright Eyes Makeup box if you are lighter go for either vanilla eyes or natural beauty in the palette.

Outer Corner and crease color: I picked this gorgeous coral in the palette called eyes bright open

Inner Corner and browbone: I used vanilla eyes because it's not too sparkly but highly pigmented!
Water line: Use a nude eyeliner that compliments your skin tone to open eyes up bright!

Eyeliner: I used a brown eyeliner instead of black for a low intensity look! Check out Essence Long-Lasting Eyeliner in Hot Chocolate. Also check out my 25 Genius Eyeliner Tips and Tricks for Beginners!

Lips: I used 2 products from Essence. First I used Essence Sheer and Shine Lipstick in 03 BFF and the Liquid Lipstick in Beauty Secret. These two are the perfect combination on my lips and my skintone! It's the perfect mauve-y pink color and I think these two would look great on all skin tones!

Blush: I used the Blush up powder blush in Pinky Flow and its soooo gorgeous! It's the prettiest ombre blush I've seen in the drugstore! You can use the lightest, the middle, the darkest, or just mix them all together!

Tip: To reduce eyeshadow fall out, tap the excess off the eyeshadow brush before applying! The good thing about this palette is that there was little fall out to worry about!

Instagram Giveaway Time!!!

Go to my instagram and tag a friend, tag @essencemakeup, and #essenceattarget! You'll win 

‼️GIVEAWAY TIME!!!!!πŸ™‡ • I teamed up with @essencemakeup to help get you back to school ready....well beauty wise!!! I've personally enjoyed the essence line and will be doing a bunch of cool looks in the following days with my #essenceattarget haul on Instagram and on my blog (link in description)πŸ’… This is only for the beauties in the US!πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ • WHAT YOU'LL GET:😍 I'll be giving away a goodie bag filled with lots of essence makeup that you will absolutely love and a $5 gift card to target to get more products! The products are so affordable you'll be able to get so much with just a little money! Yaaaas Your college budget will thank you😘!!! • πŸ—£GIVEAWAY RULESπŸ‘€ In the comments below: 1.Tag a friend πŸ‘― 2.Use the hashtag #essenceattarget πŸ’ 3.Tag @essence_cosmetics πŸ™‹ ‼️The giveaway will end in 1 week on August 23!!! . . . . . . . . . . #ad #bbloggers #beauty #makeup #makeuplover #giveaway #makeupaddict #bloggers #beautyblogger #blog #essencebeauty #makeuptutorial #makeuphaul #haul
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What You'll Win!!!!
 You'll Win a Goody bag filled with Essence Products...Hint it's perfect for a Date Night, Girls Night Out, or if you just want to be fancy!!! You'll also win a $5 Dollar Target Gift Card! This giveaway is US only. Come by and show this giveaway some love! You can give it away to a new college student in your life or have an extra stash for yourself! The Giveaway ends August 23!!!!


  1. You look gorgeous, I love the makeup look & I love the tinted lipgloss such a great lip alternative <3

    Serene | I Am Serene L

  2. You look gorgeous, I love the makeup look & I love the tinted lipgloss such a great lip alternative <3

    Serene | I Am Serene L