Go gorgeously green with Essence

With St Patrick's Day just around the corner, it's time to get into the shamrock spirit with all things gorgeous and green.

Affordable makeup brand Essence has put together two gorgeous green eye makeup looks that can be achieved on a budget, bonus!

Bright and bold

Make a statement with stunning emerald eyes. Moisten an essence smokey eyes brush €1.59 and layer essence 3D eyeshadow €3.49 in 12 irresistible emeralds onto your lids (pictured below). Its high-coverage, metallic texture creates an enchanting 3D effect and an intense explosion of colour when wet. Just remember to add lashings of essence get BIG! lashes volume curl mascara €2.89 for a thick, curly, flirty flutter and a slick of essence eyeliner pen waterproof €3.49 in deep black to make your peepers pop. Plus, if you’re feeling daring, rim your waterline with essence kajal pencil €1.29 in 25 feel the mari-time and speckle lashes with essence colourFLASH volume mascara €3.79 in 01 miss early-greenbirdy to top off this attention-grabbing look. 

Subtle yet sultry shamrock

If statement shadow isn’t your bag, try out a subtle eye design instead. Start by coating your eye lids with the soft ivory shimmer in the essence all about sunrise eyeshadow palette €4.39 and blending the ash brown towards your outer corner and into your crease. Once you’ve created this neutral base, pat essence big bright eyes jumbo pencil €2.49 in 03 highlight it...funky into the inner corner of your eyes. The iridescent highlighter instantly brightens and provides a perfect texture for a pop of candy colour, such as essence mono eyeshadow €1.99 in 73 mint candy. Now add a splash of St Paddy’s spirit with a cute shamrock. Delicately draw your design with essence gel eye pencil waterproof €2.89 in 03 urban jungle. The fine, retractable pencil allows for precision application, while the long-lasting, waterproof formula ensures you stay smudge free all day. Finish your glamorous look with super glossy nails - essence colour & go nail polish €1.79 in 179 roller coaster is a dazzling emerald green, perfect for St Patrick’s festivities.