Showing posts with label Chanel. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Chanel. Show all posts

Friday, December 8, 2017

Chanel Fall Winter 2017 Travel Diary Makeup Collection | Swatches + Review

chanel fall winter 2017 travel diary makeup collection swatches review photos fotd

This past fall, Chanel released the Fall-Winter 2017 Travel Diary makeup collection, which was inspired by the idea of a road trip through the beautifully varied landscape of California. It's full of rich, jewel-tones as well as beautiful neutrals and a wide variety of product textures. Keep reading for swatches and reviews of everything plus FOTDs!

Friday, July 7, 2017

Chanel Energies et Puretes Collection | Review + Swatches

Chanel Energies et Puretes Collection Review Swatches Tweed Coralline Cherry Blossom Blush Plisse Lumiere de Chanel Jardins Eclatants Jardins de Lumiere Energie Vibration Corail Radieux Rose Ravissant

Coming to you today with a lil update after being absent for a few weeks because I've got a lot of craziness going on in my life right now...both the good kind and the bad kind! Anyway, my local Chanel counter recently got in the Energies et Puretes collection, which is soooo beautiful that I wish it had been the regular summer collection (bc I like this one a lot better if I'm being honest!).

Monday, June 5, 2017

Beauty Bulletin, No. 12

New summer makeup collections, and even some new fall stuff (Chanel nonetheless!)...

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Chanel Summer 2017 Cruise Collection Makeup Review + Swatches

chanel summer 2017 cruise collection makeup review swatches

Chanel's Summer 2017 Cruise Collection has arrived just in time for summer, hot on the heels of the Ombre Premiere Eye Collection (reviewed here), and it's pretty glorious! Subtly shimmering highlighting and bronzing powders, luscious nude lip colours, juicy corals and a few stunning, dark accents round out what has turned out to be a really gorgeous collection. Keep reading for swatches, face looks and the full review!

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Powder + Longwear Cream Eyeshadow | Review, Swatches

Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Powder Longwear Cream Eyeshadow Review Swatches Comparison

Chanel's Ombre Premiere Eyes Collection for Summer 2017 is finally here! It features 16 shades of an all new mono powder eyeshadow, the Ombre Premiere Longwear Powder Eyeshadow ($30 for 0.08 oz.), as well as 8 shades of the Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadow ($36 for 0.14 oz.), which is a reformulation of the extremely popular Illusion d'Ombre formula. I have swatches of (almost) all the colours in both lines here...I've placed an order for the ones I'm missing, so I'll probably have swatches of those up next week!

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Chanel Rouge Coco Gloss | Swatches, Review & Photos

chanel rouge coco gloss swatches review photos comparison

 For Spring 2017, Chanel released the Rouge Coco Glosses ($30 for 0.19 oz.), a permanent line of lipglosses intended to replace the old Glossimer formula and to complement the permanent Rouge Coco line. I've got them all swatched and reviewed - it's safe to say I love em! From colour selection to formula to applicator, I think these are definitely an improvement over the old Glossimer formula, which I liked but didn't especially love. Keep reading for more photos and lots of swatches!

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Chanel Le Rouge Crayon de Couleur & Coco Code Harmonie de Blush, Spring 2017

chanel le rouge crayon de couleur coco code harmonie de blush swatches review
 Chanel's new Le Rouge Crayon de Couleur ($37) for Spring 2017 just hit counters, so I stopped by my local Saks to check them out. The product is a chubby-stick style, twist-up lipstick in pencil form that offers semi-transparent to opaque coverage (depending on the shade) with a luminous, glossy finish that is hydrating and pretty long-lasting (for a glossy finish lip product).

Friday, October 14, 2016

Chanel Le Teint Ultra Tenue Ultrawear Flawless Foundation | Swatches & Review

Chanel Le Teint Ultra Tenue Ultrawear Flawless Foundation Swatches & Review
It's been awhile since I've done a foundation Friday, but I've got a very worthy pick for you all today! Chanel launched it's brand new Le Teint Ultra Tenue Ultrawear Flawless Foundation ($60 for 1 oz.) earlier this fall. It is said to give a fluid, seamless, second skin effect, with light diffusing complexes that give the skin luminosity and absorbent powders that give the skin a long-wearing, matte finish. To my own eye, the formula is clearly meant to replace Chanel's previous long-wearing, matte finish formula: Perfection Lumiere, which was discontinued awhile ago and which was previously one of my holy grail foundations.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Chanel Rouge Allure Ink Collection, Fall 2016 | Swatches & Review

 Okey dokey you guys. Chanel is bringing out the big guns with its release of the all new Rouge Allure Ink ($37 for 0.20 oz.) for Fall 2016. From the promo photos, I thought the colour range would be kind of mundane...but I couldn't have been more wrong! I clearly got lulled into a false sense of security by the disappointing Rouge Coco Stylo. Rouge Allure Ink is anything BUT a disappointment. So far I haven't found anywhere online where these are available, but I'll be sure to include links once I do!

Friday, July 22, 2016

Chanel Fall 2016 Makeup: Le Rouge Collection, No. 1 | Swatches, Review

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 Droppin dimes droppin dimes y'all: Chanel's Fall 2016 collection, Le Rouge Collection No. 1, is here in all of its glory, which I discovered is actually quite a lot of glory when I went to go check up on dis shizz at my local Saks counter. If you were thinking that reds and kind of mehhh and you weren't too excited about this, plz think again and just check this shizz out before judging. If you're anything like me, you will completely change your mind and want to buy everything, k?

Monday, July 18, 2016

Beauty Bulletin, No. 3

It's that time of year when lots of new collections are launching or preparing for launch for the fall! I've still got plenty of love for summer, but I'm also at the point where I am really excited to see peeks of what's coming next. In this week's Beauty Bulletin, I've included some photos from a slew of new collections, and below I've got more info on the availability of the various collections along with info on a few of the items I'm most excited about!

Monday, May 23, 2016

Chanel Summer 2016 Makeup Collection Swatches & Review

 Chanel's Summer 2016 makeup collection has hit counters - it evokes the sandy desert with accents of glimmering green emerald and flashing poppy reds. I've got the whole thing swatched and reviewed below in case you were thinking of picking anything up!

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

5 Juicy Coral Lipglosses for Spring

Glossy, juicy, luscious lips are what I'm after pretty much all the time, but there's something about spring in particular that makes me gung-ho to break out my gloss. When it comes to gloss, there's no colour I love wearing more to achieve that freshly bitten, juicy, watery look than warm corals. Today I've rounded up five of my favourite warm coral glossies for you to peachy peeps to consider for spring!

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Beauty Bulletin, No. 2

It's officially the weekend, and I've got my bi-weekly beauty digest of beauty products and launches to share with you! Let me remind everyone that Sephora's "Spring Black Friday" Beauty Insider sale has commenced. Right now, VIB's get 15% off their purchases with the code VIBNOTE, from April 8-13, and Beauty Insiders get 15% off their purchases from April 14-20 (I think) with the code LOVENOTE (I think). Alright, now on to the good stuff...

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

5 Perfect Red Lipsticks for Spring (or whenever)

 I've spent a good several years searching high and low for my perfect shades of red, and I've managed to find several holy grails that are each one of those perfect shades of red or coral that I love so much. Today I've rounded up my absolute favourite reds (plus one pink) to share with you - I hope you love them!

Monday, March 21, 2016

Chanel Eyes Speak Volumes Collection | Swatches & Review

 Chanel released a new collection featuring gorgeous images of Kristen Stewart photographed by Mario Testino called 'Eyes Speak Volumes'. It's meant to be (rather obviously) a collection of products to highlight and emphasize our eyes - the windows into our souls. Anyway, here are swatches of the eyeshadows in the collection!! Enjoy!

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Chanel Rouge Coco Stylo | Swatches & Review

Rouge Coco Stylo Swatches & Review Conte Lettre Article Roman Script Histoire
 Chanel recently launched a new lip product called 'Rouge Coco Stylo' ($37 for 0.07 oz.) for Spring. I've swatched all the shades here and have tested it for wear time. Honestly, I am pretty underwhelmed. First of all, almost $40 for almost half the amount of product in a normal lipstick (which is usually 0.12 oz. for most brands)?! It's a complete rip-off for the amount of product, in my opinion. I really can't imagine my conclusion being different even if the lipstick were amazing and completely unique with the most wonderful colour range imaginable, but that doesn't matter, because Rouge Coco Stylo is none of those things.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Chanel NEW Le Vernis Longwear Collection Swatches & Review

chanel new le vernis longwear nail polish swatches & review
 So many launches, so little time! I feel like every time I turn around these days another major launch has happened under my nose...but I love it so keep 'em coming! Today I've got photos & swatches for you of Chanel's brand new, re-formulated Le Vernis nail polish collection ($28 for 0.4 oz.), which is comprised of a 5-free, long-wearing formula utilizing the gel nail polish technology which has been on the vanguard of nail polish formulations for the last few years. I haven't tested enough to give you information on the wear time or on the performance of the new Gel Top Coat, but I'll update this post with my findings in the coming week. Meanwhile enjoy the photos & swatches, and have a ballin V-day! Xx 

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Chanel L.A. Sunrise Tisse Beverly Hills Quad and Sunkiss Ribbon Blush | Swatches, Review & FOTD

Chanel L.A. Sunrise Tisse Beverly Hills Quad and Sunkiss Ribbon Blush Swatches, Review & FOTD
 After almost two months of delay, Chanel's Tisse Beverly Hills quad is finally in production and available for purchase! And I'm in love. I haven't had a chance to take arm swatches because the sun has been M.I.A., but I promise I'll have 'em for you lovelies the first chance I get! Meanwhile enjoy the looks I've created!

Friday, January 22, 2016

Chanel Les Sautoirs de Coco, Spring 2016

Chanel Les Sautoirs de Coco Spring 2016 Swatches and Review
Les Sautoirs de Coco Chanel Spring 2016 Perles et Fantaisies Highlighter Tisse Ombre de Lune La Delicate Iridescence
Chanel has sneakily released a new collection called Les Sautoirs de Coco for Spring 2016! I only became aware of it yesterday...for now I can only find it on Chanel's website, although now I've found the Perles et Fantaisies highlighter on Nordstrom's website as well.
Anyway, I've got photos of all the products along with plenty of swatches for you, along with a look I've created with Perles et Fantaisies highlighter, Joues Contraste Vibration, Les 4 Ombres Tisse Ombre de Lune, Rouge Allure Velvet La Delicate and Glossimer Clarte. Enjoy!
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