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Thursday, 8 September 2011

Review & Swatcheroonies: Stargazer Powder Shimmer

I've never been one for shimmery body products because I feel that they look just a touch too much but when I was sent this little bottle to have a play around with, I got a bit carried away. The new Stargazer Powder Shimmer is a handy product to have when you want a little glitz, glam and sparkle before a night out and if used in the right places, it can literally make you glow - Not in the dark, obviously.

This what it looks like:
Similar to the shape of Stargazer nail polishes, the Powder Shimmer has an uber cute vintage-esque feel to it with it's diffuser pump thingymajiggy - You gotta love my technical terms.

Inside the bottle is a very fine silver-white shimmer which can be applied everywhere from your face to your body. When I first saw the product I didn't think I was going to like it as much as I do because anything shimmery and glittery always makes me wary. Seriously, some people get glitter all wrong and think chunky sparkles work - They don't. The only place where chunky glitters are allowed are in nail polish and anywhere else is just all kinds of wrong.
  
Swatcheroonies: 
Okay, so the close up photo doesn't really sell the product but it was the best photo I could get of the shimmer without blurring them out because I was too close or not close enough. I was actually quite impressed with the fact that they didn't really fly off in all directions when I pumped the thingymajiggy nor did they flutter off after waving my arm around for 30 seconds to see if they would budge. In fact, they stayed on my arm for a good few hours without transferring on to my clothes too so major kudos to Stargazer.
I can imaging this shimmer powder looking really good on gorgeous tanned skin before a night out so now all I need is a tan and I'll be set!

The Stargazer Shimmer Powder is priced at £5 and is available now from the website or have a look in your local New Look stores.

What do you think? Are you feeling shimmery or is it just a touch too much?

Until next time..
Keep swivelling those hips in your


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12 stiletto lovers had something to say::

  1. That is the cutest most vintage boudoir looking bottle of glitter I have ever seen. Straight on the wish list for Christmas. This has New Years Eve written allover it! xxx

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  2. I'm the same with body glitter, it used to be fun when I was a kid, but not so much now.
    However I love this little vintage perfume bottle style container, how cute :)

    Frances x

    http://francescassandra.blogspot.com

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  3. Really, really cute!

    Think it'd be ideal for a teenager's Crimbo gift?

    I'm a little auld (33) to be doing sparkly Edward Cullen impressions ;)

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  4. Everything about this is so pretty, but I can't ever imagine having a use for it now my best ravin' days are behind me!

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  5. Love it! I like a good shimmer once in a while and this packaging is too cute!

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  6. I do use glitter, but I have a very distinct 'disco' style (I wouldn't wear it with regular/modern clothing). Shimmer is much more wearable with regular style clothing, I am really impressed at the packaging too, considering it's quite a bargain!

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  7. i love this, such a cool concept and so feminine too xx

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