3 of the best Bobbi Brown-esque shimmer bricks to suit any budget

Shimmer bricks are one of the best multi-purpose products out there. Here are our top picks to suit any budget.

Shimmer bricks were first introduced to the world by Bobbi Brown in 2003 and everyone went bananas for them. And why not? They were the first multi-use powder/highlighter/blusher/bronzer/eyeshadow of their kind. Now, one of the cult classic Shimmer Bricks (€44) is sold every minute somewhere in the world.

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Versatility appeals to busy women who want more from their products, we know that. And while the classic version will always have a special place in our hearts, there are more budget-friendly options available too. Here are some of our top picks to suit any budget.

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  • Makeup Revolution Vivid Shimmer Brick €3.99

For just €3.99 you can give your skin a warm, shimmering, sun-kissed glow. This cheap and cheerful offering comes from budget brand Makeup Revolution (available online and in selected pharmacies).

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  • Soap & Glory Wonder Bronze €15

The Wonder Bronzer from Soap & Glory is a great all-rounder, working well as a bronzer, eye shadow or blusher. The pan is a good size so from a value for money point of view, you're definitely covered.


  • Revlon Highlighting Palettes €14.99

These come in three shades and give skin a subtle, soft-focus glow. Not too sparkly or metallic - think grown-up shimmer at an affordable price point.

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