Nomakenolife: Shibuya Shimmer – May 2022

Shibuya is a fantastic shopping and fashion district in Tokyo, where you can find amazing clothes, cosmetics, and every fashionable look you can think of, so this month nomakenolife is celebrating the district with the Shibuya Shimmer box.

The menu booklet tells you all about each item, including usage guides, which are very useful if the instructions are in Japanese! You can also pick up fun tidbits about fashions and makeup in Japan.

Mote Mascara, MISSHA Glitter Prism Marble Shadow, Witch’s Pouch Gem Glitter Gloss, Crayon Touch-Me Metallic Eyeliner

The plainest of this month’s cosmetics, this mascara is still pretty special. It’s a lovely natural brown colour, plus its special formulation means it is waterproof but can be removed with hot water.

The eyeshadow is really cool – it’s a wonderful marbled colour which gives an unique look every time. It’s also lovely and shiny and gives a really fun glittery pop, or you can make it as subtle or wild as you like.

Shimmery lip coatings are always a useful look, and this lip gloss can be used alone or over lipstick for extra sparkle.

The eyeliner pencil has a shiny finish, and is a soft pencil which is great for details and control.

A’pieu Madecassoside Gauze Mask, Choosy Lip Pack, ST Oil Beauty Mask

Three masks this month! The gauze mask is wonderfully thin so clings to every part of the face, and is super boosted for moisturised skin.

Lip Masks are incredibly useful, even if they look quite funny on! It’s a mouth-shaped gel sheet that even has a little pearly shimmer, and is perfect for treating and plumping dry lips and as a base for lipstick.

The oil mask contains five separate masks, which is a real bonus. The oil acts as a cleanser, serum, toner, and skin milk, and is a fantastic way to treat your skin (five times!) to recover from the colder weather and get ready for a summer shimmer.

Desk/Makeup Stand

This might look more like a pencil stand, and indeed that’s what it’s technically sold as, but apparently these have become very popular in Japan for storing makeup! The angled pots make it easy to see and retrieve brushes, pencils, or whatever you like.

Our score: 9.6/ 10

I love a face mask, so getting three, or rather seven! this month is a huge treat. I especially love the oil masks as I tend towards dry skin and I find them incredibly nourishing. I love the marbled eyeshadow, you can do so much with it, and it's such a fun idea. The lip gloss is also gorgeous, it can be quite subtle when worn alone but just enough to give you a little fun shine even when you're feeling casual. I do like getting useful accessories, and the pen holder is perfect for organising various brushes! This is a great selection this month, from the useful to the glamorous, and it';s a great way to have fun and experiment with your look.

  • Quality of products10
  • Originality10
  • Packaging and delivery10
  • Value for money8
  • Selection of products10

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Rating: 3.8/5. From 9 votes.
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