Available only at Neiman Marcus, Bobbi Brown's new Mini Shimmer Brick Metal Compacts ($45) are adorable. While they aren't the greatest value, ounce for ounce, compared to the "regular" Shimmer Brick Compacts, what Bobbi Brown fan wouldn't want at least one?
One reason they are so enticing is that they are available in three exclusive new shades: Plum, Nectar, and Sandstone. So, if you want one of these shades now, you will be purchasing a mini.
They are called travel-sized, and that makes sense to me. I also see one of the two I bought earning a spot in the makeup bag that goes everywhere with me. If you can bear to part with one (I can't), they are packaged in a gift-ready chrome carton.
I think you could call me a Shimmer Brick "collector" (people collect art, why not makeup?). I have bought multiples of most of the Shimmer Bricks, and since some were limited editions, I'm glad I did. Each shimmering, brush-on powder creates a soft glow - and the color lasts all day. They are blusher, bronzer, highlighter, and eye shadow in one product. The Beige Shimmer Brick Compact ($38) colors are fabulous eye shadows. You can still find the huge, limited-edition Shimmer Brick for Body ($75) at Bobbi Brown's Web site (remember that Friends & Family ends tonight - no promo code needed). I use these colors on my face too.
To find the new minis, head over to your favorite Neiman Marcus store or visit their Web site. Use code DECNM for free shipping.
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