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on 3/24/2015 2:02:00 PM
More reviews by dbmiller
Skin: Very Dry, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine
One of my favorite shades of Shimmer Bricks and one of my favorite highlighters in general. I'm not really into white or golden highlights. When you start talking pink or nude, however, I'm in and this is a good combination of both. You can definitely get a good highlight from it but it's not over the top at all. Reminds me very much of MAC Soft and Gentle when all the shades are swirled together.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 2/21/2015 7:35:00 AM
More reviews by siruhi
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I was expecting way more from this product... Sad to say. I do like it,yes,but I hoped it would be more finely milled shimmer and more pigmentation. Yet I don't know if the trick is that it's not finely milled and therefore different than other highlighters and blushes.I tried it as an eyeshadow...No way! I does not act like eyeshadow at all,it doesn't cling on the eye lid,I think. I hoped it could be used in different ways,but is it an highlighter only..? I do use it as a blush mostly,so I guess it's a blush and a highlighter. Pink shampange,glowy bronze,they're all glowy in the pan,but not on the skin I think,not as much I expected. Would not purchase again. (I guess I learn to like it :)
on 8/20/2014 7:21:00 AM
More reviews by alittletoovain
Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
My very first highlighter and I liken it to a first love- there will always be other highlighters, but none that will be quite like this one. People complain that it is too shimmery to use during the day time...I'd like to say I agree and disagree at the same time. It all depends on your preference really. Because this has a pinkish tint to it I double it up as a blusher so it adds a really subtle hint of colour to my cheeks on top of highlighting it. Alternatively, i've noticed in photos that when I swirl my brush more onto the brown side of it and apply it slightly beneath my cheek bones, it acts kind of like a bronzer as well. I personally have never used this quad as an eyeshadow palette before because I really do not like how intensely shimmery the colours stand out individually. But it still works beautifully as a highlighter.
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 8/6/2014 9:12:00 PM
More reviews by prettygirlmo
Skin: Dry, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Straight, Medium
I love this highlighter! It is a frosty, light, pink champagne color that looks really pretty on fair skin. It looks like it would be too dark, or too pink..but it's not. I swatched it next to MAC'S Soft & Gentle, and they are nearly identical. This is the only shimmer brick that I like off BB. It's not too shimmery, it doesn't break me out, and it doesn't accentuate pores either. I will repurchase.
on 6/8/2014 3:20:00 PM
More reviews by Timeslikethese
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine
I was lucky enough to bag some of this for a steal on eBay, otherwise I wouldn't have splashed out and I would definitely have been missing out. This is basically the finish my skin has been in need of. It can look a bit flat after setting powder which I really need to control the oily areas, so a little of this shimmer on my cheeks nose and forehead really bring it back to life and give me that healthy glow I've been longing for. I can expect a bit less from my foundation and powder as a result.The price seems really steep, but this is going to last me years and years of daily use. It feels like an investment and if I were to lose it (eek!) I would definitely repurchase.
on 2/6/2013 3:03:00 PM
More reviews by kathrynannferrel
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Red, Wavy, Other
Such a pretty item, and not to mention versatile, too! Normally, I use this product as my HG blush. It gives me a nice subtle color of rose to my cheeks, and really brightens up the face. It can be a highlighter as well. I have seen some videos in which girls have used this quartz for eyeshadows, which is a brilliant idea, and they all look so beautiful. This applies smoothly and lasts all day. Where would I be without my Shimmer Brick?
on 1/1/2013 10:21:00 AM
More reviews by Elisonia
This is great! First shimmer brick I bought as I felt it would be the most versatile. I love putting it on my cheekbones as a highlighter or spread over my collarbone in the evening. It gives such a nice pink/bege sheen when the light hits! Be careful though as a little goes a long way and applying it all over can make you look more sweaty and shiny rather than sparkly and fabulous! Take it from me (and pictures I saw of myself from Halloween). But applied sparingly and in the right places this is amazing! I plan to purchase more colours soon. They last a really long time as well, I had mine about a year. In the beginning if you drop them they do actually stay intact but when you're nearing the end and you drop it you are screwed and it is very hard to use it.
on 8/18/2012 7:19:00 PM
More reviews by ilovejp
Skin: Combination, Olive, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium
This is a very nice highlighter. I only use this of a night when going out as I find it a bit overpowering for daytIme. It gives me a frosty look. I was actually advised against this by the SA who recommended nectar or bronze but both looked too dark for my yellow based skin. I'm very glad I invested in this as I was umming and aahing for a while. It lasts forever too so I would recommend!
on 8/9/2012 8:20:00 AM
More reviews by CharismaSL
Skin: Normal, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Other
This is a beautiful shimmer brick. Its a very versatile product because i use the indivdual stripes as e/s sometimes, and swipe all together and use it as blush and/or highilighter on top of my cheekbones and nose. It gives me a very natural glow without the glittery, shimmery mess. I will say though that when i use this as a monchromatic makeup i.e. as e/s and blush, then the look is very warm and bronzey so perfect for summer months. I pair it with Chanel RC Mademoiselle lipstick and Petit Peche lipgloss on top. I am a BB shimmerbrick convert again because years ago I had Beige which always broke me out and it was super shimmery/frosty, but not anymore. Yay!
on 6/15/2012 3:19:00 PM
More reviews by kloud04
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
As I posted in my review for BB Pale Pink, I bought this because I read that Kate Middleton uses it and my only complaint is the tiny amount you get for the price. I do think that BB's products will last a very long time so I guess that doesn't really matter. I really like how subtle it is while still adding a natural highlight. So far I have only tried it over Pale Pink blush and the Pale Pink rouge pot and really liked the results. I have not tried it by itself but I don't think it would really show up on my medium tone skin. I have tried several highlights with little luck. Nars albatross and Copacabana left me a shiny glittery mess. I tried one from Mac that just broke me out. Pink Quartz reminds me of Bare minerals in clear radiance (without the beige and brown shades you get in the shimmerbrick) If you are looking for a less expensive dupe and are just wanting a pink shade I would try that. You can always find it super cheap on ebay.
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