Featured in the fall Film Noir collection, the Starlet Mosaic (£31) is my first foray into the LM shimmer blocs. The blocs are meant to be used to brighten and illuminate the eyes, cheeks and body.
features a pink, peach, warm brown and frosty white. All shades have
heavy shimmer. The effect reminds me very much of the Bobbi Brown shimmer
bricks, though I found this to have better pigment and to not be as frosty.
the shimmer bricks, whilst I find the shades nice as a wash on the eyes
(though Starlet Mosaic is predominately too warm in tone for me) with
the cheeks it looks too sheeny and
is prone to highlights pores. I like more natural looking highlighters and when I
first put this on it was just screaming at me so I had to really buff it
in to tone it down. That is not to say I can't use this, but on the cheek area I do have to apply it with just the barest of touches.
All colours swiped together below:
In terms of feel and wear, I have no complaints as it feels very smooth
and lasts extremely well.
Unless I saw a shimmer bloc that I wanted to use on the eyes only I
would likely not buy one of these again, whilst I do like the warm illumination it adds to my complexion its just a bit too shimmery for me.
I bought this from John Lewis