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Everyone Is Buzzing About Jane Iredale's Golden Shimmer Face & Body Lotion--Here's Why

September 18, 2015 by Lisa Fogarty
shefinds | beauty

There’s a fine line between products that provide subtle, sexy shimmer and those that make you look like a Vegas showgirl. The goal is to have Jennifer Lopez skin; maybe not her skin tone, which no amount of bronzer could do for my pale complexion, but definitely her glow. Enter Jane Iredale’s Golden Shimmer Face and Body Lotion which defies all rules of lotion: it can be used on both the body and the face–a rarity, for sure–and provides a slight, sophisticated sheen that works on all skin tones and skin types.

I kid you not–there’s a reason why this lotion is earning 5-star reviews and quickly becoming a new cult classic: women claim it’s hydrating, can be used year round, and gives a warm glow that makes it seem like you’ve been lit from within, ala Jennifer Aniston.

Dying to learn more? Tricia Campbell, Jane Iredale’s director of education, gave us the 411 on the lotion that’s going to save your winter skin.

SHEfinds: There aren’t many moisturizers on the market that are ideal for both the body and face. Why is this one an exception?

Tricia Campbell: The natural formula rejuvenates and hydrates with botanical extracts, so it is gentle enough to be used on the face or body.  It also has many skincare benefits–grapefruit and orange extracts brighten and illuminate the skin, elderflower and blackberry extracts cool and soften the skin and apple fruit extract rejuvenate the skin with its firming and smoothing benefits while restoring the skin’s moisture balance and protecting from moisture loss.

SF: Does the lotion work on all skin types?

TC: Yes, this divine formula is infused with minerals that capture, diffuse and soften light creating a subtle veil of shimmer designed to warm and smooth the complexion. It is not designed to change the shade of your skin, but serves as a light-reflecting sheer lotion to create a shimmering luminosity on the skin.

SF: The lotion contains “diamond dust.” What, exactly, is diamond dust and how does it work in this product? Would you describe that as your secret ingredient?

TC: The glorious shimmer you get comes from diamond dust, which is actually a unique mineral pigment derived from mica. Mica is the name of a group of natural occurring earth minerals. It is prized for its opalescent sheen, metallic shimmer and iridescence. It’s the secret ingredient which creates the soft, elegant opalescent sheen. However, there are many other ingredients that work together with the diamond dust to  create a healthy glow for all skin types.

SF: Why do you think this product is so incredibly popular and enjoys an outstanding number of 5-star reviews on Amazon?

TC: I think this product has a 5-star rating because all skin types can use it.  It gives the skin just the right amount of shimmer, not overwhelming, but it also makes the skin look hydrated and healthy.

So, how does it work? As I mentioned, I’m pale-skinned and not generally a fan of glittery lotions, so I am weary of anything that claims it will make me glow. I applied this lotion with a heavy hand to my entire arm and shoulder and quickly realized I was overdoing it. A teeny bit really does go a long way, and as Campbell mentioned, the formula captures the light and brings forth the sweetest shimmer, but you have to look very closely to actually see the mica particles. From afar, you’ll just look a bit more angelic than you would on any given Friday afternoon. I was over the moon about the scent, which is clean and subtle when you apply it and then pretty much nonexistent on your skin.

Warning: If you have a scrape or injury on your skin (because I’m really a clumsy 9-year-old at heart) do not apply to your scratch — it turned mine a pretty shade of neon violet. Lovely, but not exactly the look I’m trying to achieve. As for its hydrating properties, I could see it replacing a body lotion, but only if you’re comfortable with an allover sheen.

Jane Iredale’s Golden Shimmer Face and Body Lotion lives up to its name. If you’re a makeup minimalist, a dab on the shoulders, collarbone, cheekbones, and ankles is enough glow to make an impression.

BUY JANE IREDALE’S GOLDEN SHIMMER FACE & BODY LOTION NOW!

For more beauty tips, check out why you should drink water as soon as you wake up and everything you need to know about Pixi Glow Tonic.

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