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I like me a bit o’ shimmer! But I want to have shine or gleam, not look like a greasy disco ball dipped in glitter!

I think it’s really flattering on most people and i know a lot of older women steer clear of it because they’ve been told that it accentuates lines and wrinkles but unless it’s a full on mega frosty finish, I think it works pretty well.
I showed my 50 something aunt how to use a cheap gold eyeshadow as a cheek highlighter (a very light hand with a softly bristled dome brush and lots of circular buffing) and she was blown away by how good it looked. I have also got her her hooked on BB Shimmer bricks, LOL!

I feel similar to you about shimmer. I like small glitter on my eyes, face, and lips. The only time I will wear chunkier glitter is if it’s in a lip product.

I love shimmer, I think it’s essential for the summer! But with anything, you don’t want to over do it 🙂

I like shimmer on my eyes–that’s it. A very tiny bit in lipglosses is acceptable, but I prefer a shimmer-free water/gel or creamy finish. As for the type of shimmer I like, I have to agree with you about micro-shimmer. I hate the big chunky kind. My favourite type of shimmer, however, is that intense satin-y sheen that a lot of baked eyeshadows have. I think that’s absolutely gorgeous.

Shimmer is a must for me. I am addicted to shimmery makeup whether it’s from frost or glitter. It’s a consistent part of my lineup!!!

I would rather use shimmery products for eyes & lips & cheeks that matte. Just like you, Christine, I like micro-shimmer everywhere. It gives you such a nice glow, I wouldn’t replace it with anything!

I hate glitter in any products. I’m only 21 but I definitely feel like I’ve outgrown it. I love shimmer on the other hand, but only subtle enough so that you can only see it if I am in direct sunlight.

Hey there love! I know this doesnt pretain to your post, but i want to ask you a question but i cant seem to find a link or some way to do it but this way.. and i was wondering if you could do a review on the Dior Lash Boosting Serum?

I like shimmer in lip and eye products, and soft shimmer in some blushes, but I take care not to overdo the shimmer by wearing it all at once. I think shimmer can help with giving a natural healthy look!

Lip are a free for all. Matte, shine, shimmer, glitter are all good.
I like shimmer on my eye a lot. Glitter can have its place as long as the fall out is not overly bad.
Nothing shinny touches any other part of my face.

I love shimmer/glitter/sparkle! I like it on my lid, cheeks, lips…sometimes all at the same time! lol. I don’t think I’ll wear it nearly as much when I get older, say late thirties, so I’m wearing the heck out of them. lol. I think shimmer gives you a nice irridescent glow. It just brightens me up and makes me look and feel pretty 🙂

I really generally don’t like glitter. I’m okay with fine shimmer in eyeshadow but I prefer mattes more. I really like an all matte face, and more matte eyes and lips. To me it looks more natural.

shimmer on eyes is fabulous. i don’t like it much on my skin, but i like it on other ppl sometimes. glitter can be ok (i’m addicted to UD, it comes with the territory)… but i prefer just shimmer. glitter in lip product is good for certain times, but usually i go for shimmer, glossiness or just plain matte lipstick.

i like shimmery eyeshadow (NOT glittery though), but i dont like shimmer on my face. maybe a tiny, tiny bit in a bronzer or blush but not in every face product I use.

I love shimmer on my eyes and a little bit on my face. Glitter on my eyes is okay but the fall out is irritating during application and during the day.

As for lips, I steer clear from chunky glitter. I can do shimmer/frost on my lips but I’ll dab it on, not slather, with lipgloss. I do have some MAC frost lipsticks but they aren’t like the highly-reflective frost kind.

I love shimmer, but only on the cheeks and lips. I have a phobia of getting shimmer into my eyes. Also, where can I get MAC’s petticoat Skinfinish? Macy’s and Nordstrom sold out of them. Thanks.

I love it when a product leaves an illuminating sheen on eyes or cheeks, but I don’t like glitter all over the place.

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