Liz Earle Sheer Gold Shimmer: Summer Up Your Skin

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Liz Earle has come out with a great summer goody - the Liz Earle Sheer Gold Shimmer! This is a lotion with gold shimmer thaat can be applied to skin, to sexy up your skin with a little bit of sheen. I thought I'd show you guys this product, since it seemed perfect for summer.

The Sheer Gold Shimmer comes in a sensible transparent plastic tube, with a twist-off plastic top. Simple and easy. From the plastic tube, you can see the individual shimmer particles inside the product, so the shimmer in there isn't exactly super-fine.

Liz Earle Sheer Gold Gold Shimmer

The product is also quite watery in texture, making it different from other shimmer lotions I've encountered, which tend to have a thicker, more gel-like texture. This one is pretty fluid, so you can layer on as little or as much as you'd like. It also has the smell of your typical Liz Earle product - it smells sort of herbal, which I quite like.

Here are some product swatches:

liz earle sheer gold shimmer swatch

As you can see from the swatches, the product isn't as shimmery as I thought it would have been. While I do think the individual glitter bits are probably a bit too big for full-on use all over the face, this product will probably be perfect on your legs, cheekbones, arms, etc. It's also perfect for that since it's watery texture feels light on the skin.

I think that this would especially useful for people who would like a small tube of shimmer lotion to carry around, and apply on the go. For the rest of us, a lightweight, shimmery gold lotion would also be great for this summer season.

(Product was sent for review. Review is my complete and honest opinion. I am not affiliated with/compensated by the company.)


  1. I prefer the NUXE dry oil with the fine gold shimmer. Thanks for the review!

  2. that sounds interesting. but i dont know if that would even show up on my skin tone or maybe end up looking a little too yellow on me hmm..

    im a little too scared to use coloured shimmer :/

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  3. @BreezeyBee: I don't think it would show up as being too yellow. It's more gold than anything else. And on darker skin it would probably be more subtle, so you don't have to worry :)


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