THE FIVE ITEMS I GOT FROM THE SEPHORA SALE & MY FIRST IMPRESSION THOUGHTS ON EACH

the last one on the list is my absolute favourite

Sephora recently had their big sale for beauty insider members that I def took advantage of!

So I figured I’d share my 5 scores from the Sephora Sale & my quick, immediate thoughts on each product since everything I’ve used for about 5 days straight. If they become OG can’t live without products here on essellesse, I’ll make a full blown sole post on the item.

ONE }: Clinique Naturally Glossy Mascara in Jet Brown

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I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect brown mascara! My two favourite mascaras are Glossier lash slick & this one from Japan but both are jet black. I personally like brown because I find it enhances & is a bit more flattering on blue eyes. When it comes to mascara, I look for one that lengthens without volume & keeps things glossy and this fit the bill! I like it a lot so far & it looks great on “no makeup” days.

laura mercier Tinted Moisturizer Illuminating Natural Skin Perfector Broad Spectrum SPF 30 • essellesse sephora sale september 2019 picks

TWO }: Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Illuminating Natural Skin Perfector Broad Spectrum SPF 30

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The sale came at the perfect time because it was time to replace my cc cream. I was pleasantly surprised to see that the Laura Mercier one was completely redone! I bought this one in store so I was able to test it out and went with the Radiance version. It has subdued shimmer and gives a perfect dewy finish. Absolutely love this product & I have a sneaking feeling it may be a permanent addition in my repertoire.

nars audacious lipstick in raquel • essellesse sephora picks september 2019

THREE }: NARS Audacious Lipstick in Raquel

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I’ve been eyeing this shade for a good while & finally pulled the trigger when it was 20% off. Absolutely beautiful shade on – think a warm peachy dark nude with a slight shimmer finish. I love how it looks with groomed brows, denim, & a vintage tee. Perfect “everyday” shade that is making quick OG status over here.

fresh Sugar Strawberry Exfoliating Face Wash • essellesse sephora picks 2019

FOUR }: Fresh Exfoliating Strawberry Face Wash

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I was on the fence between this or the R + R Summer Friday mask because I was looking for something to brighten. I went with the face wash to try a new brand since I’ve used {& enjoy!} both the Jet Lag & Overtime Summer Fridays masks & it was the less expensive option! So far, I’m liking it and it has been sooooo necessary after all the travel. I’ll report back my thoughts in a month but immediate thoughts: it works well, smells good, my skin is much softer & I love the cute packaging. {i also love the fresh sugar lip balms: coconut, lemon, rosé, & bloom are my favs!}

shu uemura Kaze Wave- Sensual Curl Texturizing Foam • essellesse sephora sale picks 2019

FIVE }: Shu Uemura Kaze Sensual Wave Mousse

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THIS IS MY FAVOURITE OUT OF THE LIST. When it comes to hair, I like things tousled. I use a salt spray daily but {unsurprisingly} noticed my hair was getting very dry & tangling easier. I’ve been looking for a more nourishing wave-enhancing product. What caught my eye was that the key ingredient is Acacia gum which adds texture, softens, & protects from heat. Not to mention, it’s a well regarded Japanese brand! This was a pricier hair product but already worth every penny & a little goes a long way. Cannot recc this enough & I’ll get a full blown post soon.

here’s me with everything in use!

+ wearing a vintage Ralph Lauren sweater from depop

shannon silver wears nars raquel audacious lipstick, clinique naturally glossy mascara in jet brown, shu uemura Kaze Wave- Sensual Curl Texturizing Foam, laura mercier Tinted Moisturizer Illuminating Natural Skin Perfector Broad Spectrum SPF 30, & fresh Sugar Strawberry Exfoliating Face Wash • essellesse sephora picks
shannon silver wears nars raquel audacious lipstick, clinique naturally glossy mascara in jet brown, shu uemura Kaze Wave- Sensual Curl Texturizing Foam, laura mercier Tinted Moisturizer Illuminating Natural Skin Perfector Broad Spectrum SPF 30, & fresh Sugar Strawberry Exfoliating Face Wash • essellesse sephora picks
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Any Sephora picks you’re loving lately? LMK – I need to do some shopping to keep my Rouge status… but after I get shopping ban permission, of course 😉

x SLS

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