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Chanel Les 4 Ombres Byzance

September 17, 2023

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Byzance

Chanel Beauty launched 4 new eyeshadow palettes in the Les 4 Ombres Byzance Collection ($70 each). The palettes have a beautiful gold surface in the compact to mimic Gabrielle Chanel’s jewelry and it adds a really special touch to these.

All four performed very well – pigment is very good, finely milled, application is smooth and easy to layer. Each quad has 3 regular eyeshadows and 1 sparkly iridescent topper.

Out of the four palettes there are two lighter neutral variations that are wearable for everyday. The remaining two are more on the trendy side with reds and greens – both of these were too trendy for me to pull off.

Les 4 Ombres Byzance Parure Cristal

Les 4 Ombres Byzance 328 Parure Cristal is really beautiful. It has two soft pink shimmers, a satiny cool brown and a sparkling pale blue topper. Overall it pulls very soft on the eyes but I love the softwash effect.

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Byzance Parure Cristal

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Byzance Parure Cristal

Les 4 Ombres Byzance Parure Venitienne

The other lighter variation Les 4 Ombres Byzance 318 Parure Venitienne is also really beautiful (my favorite of the four). It has a warm shimmery gold, soft warm peach shimmer, warm brown and a ultra pale aqua shimmer topper. The colors show up a lot more in person, on camera it’s really hard to pick up the nuances and color on the eyes.

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Byzance Parure Venitienne

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Byzance Parure Venitienne

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Byzance Parure Venitienne

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Byzance Parure Venitienne

Look wearing:

Les 4 Ombres Byzance Parure Imperiale

The reddish quad 308 Parure Imperiale is very warm and pulls very pink on my skin tone. It has a yellow gold shimmer, warm coral red, deeper red and champagne silver glitter/shimmer. On my skin tone it was too red for my taste. I rarely wear reds on the eyes but can pull off the Les 4 Rouges Yeux et Joues in Tendresse or Les 4 Ombres in Candeur Et Experience. This new one however did not work for my complexion.

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Byzance Parure Imperiale

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Byzance Parure Imperiale

Les 4 Ombres Byzance Parure Baroque

Les 4 Ombres Byzance in 338 Parure Baroque is the most trendy one of all with colors that have a decorated Christmas Tree vibe. Colors include a burnished brassy gold, red, shimmery smoky green and silver glitter. The mix of colors did not work for me but I did see some really pretty looks on the @welovecoco Instagram account with the green shade applied.

For some reason this color configuration seemed like an odd mix for Chanel as I didn’t think they usually launched anything with this particular shade of green. A quick search though proved me wrong and it appears they’ve actually had quite a few bright greens in singles and palettes in the past.

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Byzance Parure Baroque

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Byzance Parure Baroque

Overall beautiful pigment, texture and shimmers. I’m not sure they will be for everyone, although I really love the Parure Venitienne color scheme with Parure Cristal in close second. I can’t see myself wearing the other two, but I do think they will appeal to those who want something different and bold.

All four quads are limited-edition. Available at while supplies last.

Les 4 Ombres Byzance gifted by Chanel for review.


Chanel Beauty Fall-Winter 2023

August 19, 2023

Equinoxe de Chanel Collection Fall 2023 Beauty Collection

The Chanel Beauty Collection for Fall-Winter 2023 has arrived with the new Equinoxe de Chanel Collection. Everything has launched now at I have a look + swatches today covering a few pieces:

I don’t have every single color for the eyes or lips but I do have a 5 of the 6 new eyeshadows and 4 of the 6 new rouge coco blooms. The entire collection has medium to deep tones that feel like the fall season. At first glance I was worried everything would pull too dark and dramatic, but I was pleasantly surprised by a number of pieces. I think there are definitely some winners with this launch!

Douceur D’Equinoxe Powder Blush Harmony

Chanel Douceur D’Equinoxe Powder Blush Harmony

There are two new powder blushes called the Douceur D’Equinoxe Powder Blush Harmony. I really appreciate how every season Chanel creates something special and unique. The embossed detail on their powders will disappear with use but these extra touches makes for a truly luxurious piece of art. These have two shades but with the design it’s pretty much a given that both will be mixed when you dip a brush into the powder.

Chanel Douceur D’Equinoxe Powder Blush Harmony swatches

Beige and Corail 797 is a warm orangey russet color. It has a very tiny bit of shimmer giving it a soft luminous glow. It does pull warm but I think this shade is perfect for fall.

Chanel Douceur D’Equinoxe Powder Blush Harmony Beige and Corail

Beige Rose and Mauve 798 is a plum with a soft rose pink. Purples are very difficult for me to pull off as a blush but with a light hand I think it’s a really pretty soft plum shade.

Chanel Douceur D’Equinoxe Powder Blush Harmony Beige Rose and Mauve

Both have medium pigment that is very easy to blend and layer. I really like the finish. It’s very smooth, doesn’t look streaky and I think they will be easy to layer with other powder blushes.

Rouge Coco Bloom

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom

There are six new shades of Rouge Coco Bloom. These are high pigment lipsticks with a lot of shine. This kind of lipstick formula is one of my favorites. Neutral lip lovers will be able to wear Ease 150 (beige nude brown) or Sweetness 152 (medium-deep rose pink). The other shades pull very bold and edgy which aren’t my vibe, but if you’re one who loves a bold glam look I think you will absolutely love the bright orangey reds this fall.

Bright 158 is a bold and bright warm red. Wild 160 is a deep eggplant plum shade with a tiny bit of shimmer.

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom swatches

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom 150 Ease

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom 152 Sweetness

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom 158 Bright


Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom 160 Wild

Ombre Premiere Libre Loose Eyeshadows

Chanel Ombre Premiere Libre Loose Eyeshadow

For the eyes Chanel launched a new loose eyeshadow called the Ombre Premiere Libre Loose Eyeshadow. I have mixed feelings about these because the product itself is SOOOO good, but the packaging/applicator is high maintenance.

The product itself is a beautiful loose shadow. I think the colors and textures are really stunning. Arm swatches can’t do these justice for how beautiful they are on the eyes. They have a gorgeous soft airbrushed finish with an amazing glow. The shimmer is super fine and smooth. Colors are perfect for fall but I think you can wear them year round.

Chanel Ombre Premiere Libre Loose

Chanel Ombre Premiere Libre Loose Eyeshadow swatches

402 Sycomore is a shimmery beige
404 Chene Brun is a neutral brown
406 Cedre Cuivre is a warm copper
408 Acacia is a reddish brown with shimmer
412 Bois D’Amarante is a plum with shimmer

below wearing 402 + 404

Chanel Ombre Premiere Libre Loose Eyeshadow

The biggest downside for me is the applicator but I’m not sure how else these could be designed or packaged. These have a sponge tip cap which picks up an impressive amount of product and applies the pigment to the lids really well, but there is a ton of fall out and they can get very messy on the cheeks.

I have some fall out with any powder shadow whether to be pressed or loose, so I almost always have to clean up the debris every time I apply product (unless it’s a cream).

To get the best application I dab a bit of the loose pigment into the palm of my hand and then dip a brush (like the Hakuhodo B004G, Chanel No 204 or Chanel Dual Ended 200) into the product and apply on the lids. It takes time to dip + apply + blend + layer so these aren’t going to be a quick swipe and go kind of shadow.

Le Vernis

Chanel Fall Winter 2023

Last we have two new shades of Le Vernis Nail Polish. Ete Indien is a sheer jelly bright orange. I can get smooth slightly transparent finish with two coats. Bois des Iles is a wine brown shade. With two coats it pulls very dark brown with vamp-like vibes. The brown-red undertone is noticeable so it’s not too dark.

Overall pleasantly surprised. I’m still used to neutrals or softer tones and I did not expect these colors to work for me. I really love both the lighter shades of the Rouge Coco Bloom in Ease and Sweetness. I think the blushes are beautiful although I’m still in the bright coral + pink + bronze summer state of mind when it comes to makeup colors so I’ll save these for September/October.

Did you check out anything from the fall launch yet? What did you think?

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Fall/Winter collection provided for review. Ease, Chene Brun and Acacia purchased by me.


Base Makeup Chanel Skincare

No 1 de Chanel Skin Enhancers

August 15, 2023

No 1 de Chanel Skin Enhancers

Chanel added a new product to their No 1 de Chanel skincare line with three shades of the No 1 de Chanel Skin Enhancers ($60 each for 1 fl oz). These are radiant illuminators that combine skincare and tint in one. The No 1 de Chanel Skin Enhancers contain the Red Camellia Extract and Red Camellia Oil which are supposed to help revive and protect the skin.

These can be worn on their own all over or as a primer underneath foundation. The three shades have a medium texture consistency – not liquid/fluid but not super thick like a cream. They do have a hydrating feel and a little goes a long way so you don’t need a lot.

No 1 de Chanel Skin Enhancer Soft Pink and Medium Coral and Intense Amber

I’ve played with these a few ways. The shimmer is fine enough that I can apply all over the face in place of foundation for an all over glow. If I set with a good medium coverage powder on top like the Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Finish Powder or Chantecaille Compact Makeup the result is a naturally radiant glow from within kind of look, almost like fresh skin that is softly powdered.

I also like using as a primer underneath foundation or mixed in with foundation for a little more glow.

No 1 de Chanel Skin Enhancer Swatches Soft Pink and Medium Coral and Intense Amber

There are three shades, Soft Pink is a pearly soft peachy pink, Medium Coral is a peachy shade, Intense Amber is a very warm golden amber shimmer. On my skin tone which is a Chanel B40/BD41/B50/BD51 I can use either Soft Pink or Medium Coral on their own. I also like the two mixed.

Formula is easy to blend and work into the skin with fingers. One pump is more than enough for me to cover my entire face. These are natural in finish but have more coverage with a thicker texture than the Chanel Les Beiges Sheer Healthy Glow Highlighting Fluid or Fluid Enlumineur.

Swatch comparisons:

No 1 de Chanel Skin Enhancer swatches

Below Soft Pink and Medium Coral swiped on bare skin

No 1 de Chanel Skin Enhancers Soft Pink and Medium Coral

No 1 de Chanel Skin Enhancers Soft Pink and Medium Coral

Applied all over

No 1 de Chanel Skin Enhancers Soft Pink and Medium Coral

Chanel Makeup Look

Chanel Makeup Look

Full beauty look wearing:

There are lots of complexion enhancers out right now and for a similar finish, I would say the Elf Halo Glow Liquid Filter is the most similar in the way it looks on the skin. Of course the formulas and shades are completely different, but for a glow product I can wear all over the face on its own without looking like a disco ball, I feel these are similar. The Elf product is primarily makeup and the shades are closer to skin tone shades while the Chanel is noticeably more hydrating and the colors work to almost brighten the skin with the pink and peach tones.

Bottom line: love. I didn’t expect to love these as much as I do since I already am a die-hard fan of the Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter and Elf Halo Glow Liquid Filter. Both of those come in skin tones so I wasn’t sure I would like the No 1 de Chanel Skin Enhancers since the colors aren’t really skin tones.

The Chanel has a beautiful luxurious feel and adds a soft radiance to the skin. The tint in the base adds more life to the skin by adding some warmth. I will say that if you have super oily skin these may be too hydrating for you.

I did a review of the No 1 de Chanel beauty line a while ago here in case you’re wondering what other items I tried from the line. See the Enhancers in action here.

You can find these at Chanel and Ulta Beauty.

Have you tried these? What’s your favorite complexion enhancer these days?


Chanel Codes Couleur

July 5, 2023


Chanel launched a limited-edition collection of colorful accessories in their Codes Couleur Collection. The items launched on Friday and sold out online almost instantly. I shared a look on Instagram stories on Friday and some of you were able to order them before they sold out! I ordered a handful online the second they launched and they arrived very quickly so I was able to swatch them over the weekend. Colors in action here.


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There are nine color sets available in a Les Pinceaux de Chanel Brush Trio ($160), Mirror Duo Compact ($42) and Limited-Edition Nail File ($30).


Onvi, Cavalier Seul, Premiere Dame, Diva and Rouge Noir are available in Chanel Beauty Boutiques so if you have one near you they might still have them in stock. The other colors Ballerina, Immortelle, Fugueuse, Incendiarie were exclusive online. I don’t know if they will restock them at this point. I hope they consider launching these again because the matching sets are really cute!

Each Les Pinceaux de Chanel Brush Trio Brush Set contains the same brushes, the only difference is the color of the case. I’ve really loved the Chanel beauty brushes I own. I’ve purchased many over the years each time they’ve revamped them and all but 1 has held up really well (one fell apart but it was after many years of owning it).

The Brush Set has brushes that seem to be the same quality as the individual brushes:

  • 2-in-1 Foundation and Powder Brush 101 (angled, love this for bronzing creams)
  • Blush Brush 110 (wide, fluffy and fanned out)
  • Retractable Dual-Ended Eyeshadow Brush 200 (double ended and soft)


The Limited-Edition Mirror Compact is the same style as their classic Black and White Double Sided Mirror. One side is a regular mirror, the other has a magnified option.

Chanel Codes Couleur

The Nail Files are made of etched glass and it’s really nice! Here are the colors I hauled:


Chanel CODES COULEUR Ballerina

Premiere Dame

Chanel CODES COULEUR Premiere Dame



Cavalier Seul

Chanel CODES COULEUR Cavalier Seul


Chanel CODES COULEUR Immortelle

Rouge Noir

Chanel CODES COULEUR Rouge Noir

I can’t believe how fast the items sold out! I hope they will restock. Were you able to catch the launch over the weekend? Online or in store?

I purchased mine from


Chanel Les Beiges Summer To-Go 2023

June 11, 2023

Chanel Les Beiges Summer To-Go 2023

This year’s Chanel Les Beiges Summer Collection features repromoted summer staples in travel sizes. There are two new lip colors alongside minis of the Les Beiges Healthy Glow Illuminating Oil, Water-Fresh Tint and Healthy Glow Bronzing Cream.

Les Beiges Water-Fresh Tint

Chanel Les Beiges Water-Fresh Tint in Medium Plus

The Les Beiges Water-Fresh Tint Travel Size ($47 each) comes in a .5 fl oz format in 8 shades. Formula seems to be the same as the original Full Size Version ($70 for 1 fl oz). Lightweight, hydrating, glowy with a subtle hint of pigment and glow. I can wear either Medium or Medium Plus. For those who want a natural veil of hydration I think this is perfect.

Chanel Les Beiges Water-Fresh Tint in Medium Plus

Chanel Les Beiges Water-Fresh Tint in Medium Plus

I always set with a powder since I prefer a matte finish so it’s hard to see the product’s final effect on the skin in photos. This demo will help show the coverage and finish on the skin. I’m applying it with the Hourglass Vanish Foundation Brush and for my moisturizer underneath I used Chanel’s La Solution 10 De Chanel.


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Les Beiges Healthy Glow Bronzing Cream

Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Bronzing Cream Travel Sizes

The Les Beiges Healthy Glow Bronzing Cream has been a long time favorite and the new Travel Size ($40 for .5 oz) is available in three colors but the shades in travel size have slight variations and the formula feels different. Colors pull just slightly different but on the skin once blended they look the same. Formula on the travel size has a blurred effect on the skin. It’s not quite matte but it feels a bit more pigmented and matte compared to the full size.

Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Bronzing Cream Travel Sizes

I like applying this with any foundation brush, love the Chanel Brush 101 or Brush 100. The Hourglass Vanish Foundation Brush or the Ambient Foundation Brush also work well.

Foundation and Cream Bronzer Brushes

Les Beiges Healthy Glow Illuminating Oil

I really love that Chanel brought back the Les Beiges Healthy Glow Illuminating Oil ($63 for 1 fl oz) in travel size. I was able to buy this in one of the boutiques before it launched while traveling and I really loved having it in my travel bag! Having it in a smaller option I can easily hold in one hand or bring with me on travel is much more convenient. (Last year’s bottle was SO big I could barely hold it with my hands.) It smells like a slightly more floral version of the les beiges line with jasmine and it’s just beautiful.

The shimmer is subtle on the skin but more visible in direct sunlight.

Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Illuminating Oil

Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Illuminating Oil

Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Illuminating Oil

UV Essentiel – NEW formula

Chanel UV Essentiel

Chanel reformulated their UV Essentiel with SPF 50 and I picked this up in Miami last month. As a long time fan of the previous formula my first reaction was to panic, but rest assured the new one is better! It has a texture that combines a gel and cream in one so it’s not as fluid/liquid. The formula leaves no white cast on the skin and works well with the Chanel foundations on top. The texture is lightweight and blends easily. I like the newer formula because now it doesn’t creep or slide into my eye corners (sunscreen often does that and it stings!). Active ingredients include Avobenzone 3.0 % | Homosalate 10.0 % | Octisalate 5.0 % | Octocrylene 5.0 %.

Rouge Coco Flash

Chanel Rouge Coco Flash Destination and Escapade

Last we have a look at the new Rouge Coco Flash shades. Destination is a neutral beige pink. This sometimes pulls a little too pale on my lips and skin tone, sometimes I can pull it off, sometimes I can’t. Escapade is a muted reddish shade – semi bold but not too bold. Both have that glossy finish, smooth texture and hydrating feel. They’re creamy and I love applying these! They don’t have the best lasting power but I don’t mind reapplying.

Swatched below. Also added a couple other shades for reference/comparison.

Chanel Rouge Coco Flash Destination and Escapade

Below wearing:


Chanel Rouge Coco Flash Destination


Chanel Rouge Coco Flash Escapade

Overall a very edited collection with mainly repromotes in travel sizes. I would have loved to see new colors for the eyes, nails and perhaps a new blush or highlighter for summer. At the same time I do really like these travel sizes and wish I had them a month ago when I was traveling.

I also think having the smaller options at lower price points might be better for those who don’t want to commit to the full size right away.

You can find these out now at and all Chanel Beauty retailers.

Have you checked out any of the new collection items yet?

Chanel Les Beiges items provided for review.

Chanel Nail Polish

New Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colors

May 22, 2023

New Chanel Le Vernis Shades

I’m back! We’ve been away on a two-week vacation in Miami. We had so much fun with Ollie. He was such a good boy! I’ll be sharing more on the blog soon but if you want to see more from our trip, you can find more on my Instagram Miami Vacay highlights. I’ll share more soon but first wanted to share a look at the new Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colors.

Chanel revamped their Le Vernis Nail Colors ($32 each) with an updated brush and new colors. Some of the classics are still in the collection but there are lots of new shades. There are 24 total. The Chanel PR team sent a handful of beautiful colors for me to try. While in Miami I stopped by one of the beauty boutiques to check out the rest of the shades and picked up the new La Base Camelia and Le Gel Coat to try.

New Chanel Le Vernis launch Spring Summer 2023

Also tried on these sunglasses and was tempted but did not pick them up this trip.

Chanel Pantos Sunglasses Try On

The new Le Vernis formula has definitely improved with better pigment, coverage and application. I think it’s actually just as good as the original version but the new brush makes application much easier with just a few brush strokes. According to Chanel they’ve made the pigment more concentrated. I wore my favorite shade Premiere Dame while we were on our trip and it lasted nearly a full seven days on the tips and on my toes they look fresh like the day I applied.

Chanel Le Vernis Original vs New Brush

Normally on trips my nail polish is destroyed within a couple of days because of all the sunscreen I apply. It doesn’t seem to matter what kind of formula I use, sunscreen can be fairly destructive to clothes, polish, the car seat etc. The gel coat and new nail polish formula combination held up remarkably well for me this trip though!

I did quick swatches in this video linked here (in case you want to see them in different lighting or in action). Each one applies with full perfect smooth coverage with two coats. Ballerina has significantly improved this round but for me still requires 3 coats.

101 Insomniaque is a pure neutral white

Chanel Le Vernis 101 Insomniaque

111 Ballerina is a beautiful sheer milky pink

Chanel Le Vernis 111 Ballerina

103 Legende is a pale beige brown

Chanel Le Vernis 103 Legende

113 Faussaire is a neutral creamy nude pink

Chanel Le Vernis 113 Faussaire

121 Premiere Dame is a pink coral

Chanel Le Vernis 121 Premiere Dame

125 Muse is a cool toned sky blue

Chanel Le Vernis 125 Muse

135 Immortelle is a stunning lilac

Chanel Le Vernis 135 Immortelle

137 Sorciere is a beautiful purple

Chanel Le Vernis 137 Sorciere

139 Activiste is a plum mauve

Chanel Le Vernis 139 Activiste

147 Incendiaire is a warm red

Chanel Le Vernis 147 Incendiaire

155 Rouge Noir is a blackened plum (new version seems a little bit deeper in the base color)

Chanel Le Vernis 155 Rouge Noir

131 Cavalier Seul is a beautiful soft sage green

Chanel Le Vernis 131 Cavalier Seul

So many of you wanted to know how Faussaire compares to Organdi so I’ve swatched it on a nail wheel below. They are similar but on my fingers Organdi is lighter in color while the new Faussaire matches my skintone more. I pulled what I could find in my stash to compare below.

Chanel Le Vernis comparisons

I’ve been such a long time fan of Chanel nail polishes. I know they can be hit or miss for some of you, but I’m really loving the new formula and brush. The base and top coat are listed as “new” but I’m not sure I can tell the difference from the previous formulas. They do have the newer wider brush. I really like how they perform.

Overall lots of pretty colors to choose from. A few of you commented on my video you’re happy to see more bright colors in this launch and I agree! It’s nice to see some brighter shades especially for summer. I still have my eye on a few more shades but I have so many to play with I think I’ll be set until the next seasonal launch.

Out of all the ones I tried I’d say my top 5 favorites are Premiere Dame, Muse, Cavalier Seul, Immortelle and Incendiaire.

You can find the shades out now at Have you tried any of these new colors yet? What did you think?

Chanel Le Vernis nail colors gifted from Chanel for review. A few select shades purchased by me as well.


Chanel Delices Pastel de Chanel Collection

April 6, 2023

Chanel Delices Pastel de Chanel Collection

The spring Delices Pastel de Chanel Collection has arrived at and I’m so excited to share a review today. All the items are limited-edition and currently available at, a few pieces like the Baume Essentiel in Dragee and Rouge Coco Baume in Pink Delight are also available at Nordstrom.

In today’s review:

Quick live swatches in action also here on reels:


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Fantaisie de Chanel Illuminating Blush in Pastel Fuschia

Fantaisie de Chanel Illuminating Blush in Pastel Fuschia

I think the Fantaisie de Chanel Illuminating Blush in Pastel Fuschia Is the stand out in the collection. On me it pulls more like a highlighter but I think it’s just beautiful. It’s mix of 2 shades using what they call tie-dye technology to swirl a rose pink and pale rose gold for a beautiful fabric-like pattern. The texture is smooth, easy to blend and layer, doesn’t emphasize pores and is just stunning. It’s so pretty I bought a backup.

Fantaisie de Chanel Illuminating Blush in Pastel Fuschia

Fantaisie de Chanel Illuminating Blush in Pastel Fuschia

Above wearing the Les Beiges Water-Fresh Complexion Tint in B30+B40 mixed, Fantaisie de Chanel Illuminating Blush in Pastel Fuschia, Les 4 Ombres in Delices, Stylo Yeux in Ebene, Le Volume de Chanel Waterproof Mascara in Black. Top from Rails and nail colors are OPI Rosy Future layered on top of I Meta My Soulmate.

Baume Essentiel in Lilas and Dragee

Chanel Baume Essentiel in Lilas and Dragee

There are two new Baume Essentiel Multi-Glow Sticks in Lilas and Dragee, both have already sold out online at Chanel but you can still find Dragee at Nordstrom. These are sheer and glossy with a very slight tint of color. Lilas is a beautiful pale iridescent lilac and Dragee is an iridescent soft pink pearl with a peachish tint.

Lilas is the more unique shade with a lilac tint. Dragee is similar but more pinkish in tone compared to last year’s Ensoleille (more peach).

I’ve been really loving these on the lips as a pretty glossy balm. On my cheeks they have pretty good lasting power as the texture is on the sticky side, but they are really sheer and give more of a dewy glow versus color.

Chanel Baume Essentiel in Lilas and Dragee swatches

Chanel Baume Essentiel in Dragee

Les 4 Ombres in Delices

There’s one new eyeshadow quad in the Les 4 Ombres format called Delices. The colors include a lilac satin/shimmer, matte warm clay pink, satiny brownish red and pale sparkling yellow. The colors surprised me! I normally don’t gravitate towards these kinds of shades but with some layering they give a really pretty spring look. I start with the clay pink as a base, layer on the brown on the lids and then tap on the lilac and yellow on top.

Pigment is soft medium but buildable and easy to layer. Lasting power on me is very good but you do need to use some kind of base/primer.

Chanel Les 4 Ombres in Delices

Chanel Les 4 Ombres in Delices

Chanel Les 4 Ombres in Delices

Delices Pastel de Chanel Lips

Chanel Les Delices Rouge Coco Baume and Rouge Allure Ink

There are four lip products in this launch. The two Rouge Coco Baumes are really pretty. Pink Delight is a sheer neutral peach pink with shimmer. This pulls very sheer alone but if I layer on top of a lip liner like their Beige Naturel or Rose Naturel it shows up better on my lips by adhering to the liner. Sweet Treat is a really pretty brownish plum kind of shade.

The two Rouge Allure Inks have incredible color payoff with one swipe. Both look very similar on my skin tone/lips Gourmandise has a more blueish pink undertone and Tentation is more of a true classic bold red. They stay on the lips an exceptionally long time and feel weightless.

Chanel Les Delices Rouge Coco Baume and Rouge Allure Ink

Chanel Delices Rouge Coco Baume and Rouge Allure Ink

Chanel Delices Pastel de Chanel Collection

Overall a beautiful collection that surpassed my expectations. I knew I would love the pink highlighter but I didn’t expect to love everything else as much. If you’re a Chanel lover or looking for a fresh pretty color palette for spring that isn’t red or orange, this is one to check out.

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Collection gifted from Chanel for review. Both Rouge Coco Baumes purchased by me.

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