Colorbar Shimmer Bar Baked Eyeshadow/Blusher 002 Coral Hint Review & Swatches



Colorbar Shimmer Bar Baked Eyeshadow/Blusher 002 Coral Hint

Hi Sweeties!

I have been an ardent fan of Bobbi Brown shimmer bars, they are in my wish list since like ages. So when Colorbar launched their own shimmer bars and out of which Coral hint looked like a possible dupe of Bobbi brown shimmer bar, I felt ecstatic. I ordered this online even without much checking of swatches and review. When I received the product, believe me guys it was love at first sight. I felt as if it was made just for me. It has the shades which I personally prefer in my eye shadow range.


Colorbar Shimmer Bar Baked Eyeshadow Blusher Coral Hint


So here I am with a detailed review on this product, please read on to know if it really kept its promise and made a possible dupe of Bobbi brown shimmer bars.

About Colorbar Shimmer Bar:

Made in Italy, this multifunctional award-winning editor’s favorite baked highlighter with five bars is back on hot demand. These pearlescent shimmer bar has Colorbar’s freshest take on spring floral. Features bright pink and icy coral pearl pigments perfect for light to dark skin tones.

Price: Rs 950 for 8 g.


Colorbar Shimmer Bar Ingredients


My Take on Colorbar Shimmer Bar Coral Hint:

Packaging: Colorbar shimmer bar comes encased in a square pan packaging with a transparent cover. No applicator or mirror is provided with it. All the information regarding ingredients, price, quantity, shade and others are mentioned at the bottom of the pan. The pan though looks sturdy, does not help much in avoiding damage to the product. Product is so softly milled that even a slight jerk can completely damage it. It is not at all travel friendly and quite susceptible to damage.

Shadewise: Shimmer bar Coral hint is the supposed dupe of Bobbi brown shimmer bar. However, Colorbar one has more warm colors and it is suitable for our Indian skin tone. There are two variants in this range, I liked Coral hint much more. The other one has some different kinds of pink shades which I feel would clash with my NC 42 skin tone. Coral hint has 5 different shades:

Pearl Highlighter, Bronze brown, Coral gold, Peachy copper, Bronze gold.


Colorbar Shimmer Bar Coral Hint


Pigmentation: Colorbar shimmer bar is nicely pigmented and gives nice glowy skin with one swipe of the product. As an eye shadow, I had to apply two layers for semi opaque coverage. I am overall impressed with the product.

Texture & Finish: Texture of the product is super soft and creamy. It feels so creamy soft when you touch its surface. I loved its feel on my skin. It blends so easily in couple of seconds. However, due to its soft texture it is very much prone to damage. All the shades have pearlescent finish with minute shimmers in them. It is a versatile product and would be a hit among all makeup lovers.


Colorbar Shimmer Bar 002 Coral Hint


Longevity: It has decent wear time in our humid Indian weather. It stays on for some 4 hrs + on me. My skin was glowing with a hint coral gold for 5 hrs+. As an eye shadow it showed a decent wear time of 3-4 hours with slight creasing.

What I liked about Colorbar Shimmer Bar in Coral Hint:

  • -Paraben free.
  • -Multipurpose product- can be used as bronzer, highlighter and even as eye shadow.
  • -Lots of quantity is provided.
  • -All shades are pigmented.
  • -Product has decent wear time of 4 hrs+
  • -Possible dupe of Bobbi brown shimmer bars.
  • -Blends easily.
  • -Comes with pearlescent finish with minute shimmers.
  • -Flattering product for Indian skin tones.

What I did not like about Colorbar Shimmer Bar in Coral Hint:

  • -Product is soft and hence prone to damage.
  • -No brush or mirror is provided with it.
  • -It could have been a bit cheaper.
  • -All the shades have shimmers in them.


  • Packaging: 3.75 out of 5
  • Shadewise: 4.5 out of 5
  • Pigmentation: 4 out of 5
  • Texture & Finish: 4.25 out of 5
  • Longevity: 4 out of 5

Overall Rating: 4 out of 5


Colorbar Shimmer Bar Coral Hint swatch

Colorbar Coral Hint  Shimmer Bar swatch


Will I repurchase it? Yes, I am loving this shimmer bar a lot these days. It is a multipurpose product, it can be used as a bronzer, highlighter and even as an eye shadow. It is a versatile product with multiple usage. I loved all the shades in it and intend to repurchase it once the product over.

My Overall Recommendation: Highly Recommended!

Have you tried Colorbar Shimmer Bar in Coral Hint?

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  1. I recently bought similar shimmer bar from Revlon in shade Bronze glow 🙂 I liked this one too but I thought that bronze will be more suitable.

    • I had also seen the old one from colorbar, never used though ! this one I liked a lot, good addition in a drugstore brand ! but its damn brittle 🙁


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