The skin of the face suffers from poor ecology, improper nutrition, and increased levels of stress. It becomes dim, ceases to shine, loses its attractiveness. To restore the former radiance, you can use a special cosmetic product called a shimmer. It is designed for application on the face. It looks natural and does not contain large sequins.
To give radiance to the skin, a special decorative cosmetics tool is used. Shimmer is a powder or blush with a high content of shiny reflective particles that create a wet natural shine and emphasize facial features. The composition is more often used for evening makeup, makes expressive facial features, to some extent can hide flaws and emphasize advantages. It is not recommended to use the product as a daily makeup.
Face Shimmer: Why use it?
Due to the fact that such cosmetics gives a shine and radiance, it is used to emphasize the protruding areas of the face. These are the cheekbones, the tip of the nose, the philtrum, the inner corners of the eyes, the subcutaneous space. Visually, such a product can raise an eyebrow, enlarge the eyes, make them more expressive. Artificial lighting with the help of this product makes the skin shine and look attractive.
How many types are out there?
The shimmer is available in several formats designed for different uses. The most popular are:
Eyeshadows are shiny and glint the eyes aesthetically, making them larger and more expressive. Light eyeshadows are applied under the eyebrow and in the inner corner of the eye. Darker ones are applied to the entire eyelid as evening makeup.
The powder is mixed with ordinary loose powder or applied immediately to the foundation. This gives the face glitz and visual correction.
Lipstick — sticks make the lips plumper, visually increase their volume, emphasize their attractiveness.
Blush is rarely used with a shimmer. It’s applied to evening makeup to give freshness to the face.
How to use a shimmer?
It is important to use the means of decorative cosmetics correctly to avoid a vulgar appearance. Shimmers are made in the form of powdered or cream products. They can be liquid, dry and loose. Here are a few rules for their use:
For a wet effect and a bright glare on the skin, use liquid or powdery products, but applied in a wet way (moisten the brush). The effect of shining from the inside will be achieved due to a cream base and concealer, and a neon shine – a loose powder with a lot of sequins.
Areas of application of the product: cheekbones, forehead, back of the nose, chin arches, chin, corners of the eyes. Do not use it to mask dark circles, enlarged pores, pimples, inflammation, rashes, uneven relief. You can apply the product on the shoulders and decollate.
Choose natural shades
You can buy decorative cosmetics with shimmer particles at the MAKEUP online store. The price depends on the manufacturer’s brand and the type of product. The most affordable and easy to use are lipsticks, pencils and eyeshadows. They can be used by women and girls with any experience of applying makeup. Powder and blush are more difficult to apply, so you need to learn how to use them.