Product Type: The Body Shop makeup
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Shimmer cubes - shimply beautiful!
The Body Shop Shimmer Cubes
Member Name: h_perry
The Body Shop Shimmer Cubes
Date: 01/08/12, updated on 23/01/13 (61 review reads)
Advantages: Long lasting, gorgeous colours
~~The Body Shop Shimmer Cube~~
~~ How I came to own this product~~
For my last birthday a very dear friend to me, bought me a few items from the Body Shop make up range, they must have cost her a fortune as I have gone on to buy another one of these shimmer cubes in a different colour! I was very grateful and couldn't wait to try these new products. From initial sight of the products I loved them and it soon changed my views on cosmetics and I now use a wide range of products similar to this from the body shop, where as previous to this gift I wouldn't have thought twice about the make up in there, I don't understand why as I love all their body products.
The shimmer cube comes in a little clear plastic box and each individual cube is encased in their own solid plastic covering with each having their own individual lid, I find this incredibly handy as it means you can take each cube out of the packaging and use them separately without the colours mixing and they are also easier to use like this. However, you can still use them in the full packaging if you would like more grip on the overall product. The full case which houses four individual cubes is transparent to allow you to be able to see each colour when you go to purchase them; they look really modern and are different to most products available on today's market. The lid contains the brand name and product name along with a small image off an eye to show you that it is an eye shadow product. On the back there is a black label which indicates each cubes colour and size; there are 4, 3,7g cubes of Eyeshadow in each pack. It also has the barcode and the place of manufacture (Italy). The only problem with this label is that you could change the order of the cubes by accident and then the label's information would be invalid. There are 5 different shimmer cube packages which house 4 completely different shades in each. The eye shadows in each accompany each other well and are complimentary colours.
I would firstly recommend buying The Body Shop Eyeshadow brush to accompany this product as it works great with it, however, you can get away with using any Eyeshadow brush. There is no brush supplied with the product so you will need to purchase one. I find using a brush rather than the white applicators more efficient with this product as you get a more natural and even coverage. They are very easy to use and you do not have to be a make-up artist to use them and get good results. The products last for ages, and also stay on the skin for a good amount of time. To remove the product you can simply wash it off or use specialist make up wipes if you prefer.
This is very limited to the actual shop itself or to the parties that can be organised at home; they can also be purchased off The Body Shop website.
For today only (01/08/2012) if you buy online you can get a code of the webpage for 40% off all products online and in store! However, if you would like to know the full price as of today online the price is £16.00 this might be more than what the average consumer would spend on their Eyeshadow however, if you take into consideration the quality of the product and how long the product lasts then I think it is definitely worth the price.
Summary: Highly recommended