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Estee Lauder limited edition Shimmer Power in Gold Pearl is a lovely shimmer powder in a gold compact. Its usually available only during the holidays each year. I got it as a gift last year. These compacts are highly priced collectibles for gifting and private collections.
As stated on their website-
“Mrs. Estée Lauder, fragrance innovator and artist, introduced her first compact collection in 1967. Since then, each new year has brought a new collection of magnificent hand-crafted compacts.
Estée Lauder collectible compacts are hand-crafted by a team of master craftsmen schooled in the fine art of jewelry making. Each compact design begins as a solid block of pewter, which is sculpted into a master-an exact likeness of the approved pattern.
From the master, a mold is created, and molten metal is poured into the mold to create a casting. Castings are hand-cleaned and polished with three different buffing wheels, refining the surface to a high luster. Then they are plated, a three-step process of dipping into various metals. This ensures that each tiny work of art will retain its durability and glossy finish throughout its lifetime.
The final compacts are hand-assembled, enameled and many are hand-set with Austrian crystal stones-sometimes as many as four hundred. Each compact is carefully inspected before being filled with solid perfume or pressed powder.”
The shimmer powder in itself although pink-peachy in colour, becomes just a lovely shimmer when applied. Its comes with a gold colour topped sponge. Great for applying as a highlight on cheeks and decolletage.
To sum it up-
Pros of Estee Lauder Shimmer Powder Compact
-Lovely Gold pocket watch look.
-Heavy solid jewel like crafted look and feel.
-Easy to carry in your purse.
-Rare limited edition exquisite pieces that enjoy a worldwide following among collectors.
-Family heirloom worthy.
Cons of Estee Lauder Shimmer Powder Compact
-Expensive. Depending on the type of compact retails $50 onwards.
-Might not be used on a regular basis-just for special occasions.
I just love the gold compact and the concentric circles design. Some designs look grandmotherly and old fashioned and worth a miss. Some of them very lovely.
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