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New Shades Chanel Rouge Allure Laque and Ink Fusion

August 16, 2021

New Shades Chanel Rouge Allure Laque and Ink Fusion

Chanel launched new shades of Rouge Allure Laque and Rouge Allure Ink Fusion ($40 each). The colors run on the bold side which I think will be really nice for the fall season or if you like a classic bold lip. I also ordered a few pieces from the fall collection and have a quick look at one item today (the new blush). These are out now at Chanel.com.

New Shades Chanel Rouge Allure Laque and Ink Fusion Review Swatches

Chanel Rouge Allure Laque

Chanel Rouge Allure Laque new shades fall 2021

The Chanel Rouge Allure Laque Ultrawear Shine Liquid Lip Colour is a glossy liquid lipstick formula with a lightweight feel and high shine finish. You can see my previous review with swatches here and here. I do think that the Le Rouge Duo Ultra Tenue is significantly longer lasting if you’re looking for extended wear. The Rouge Allure Laque has similar lasting power to a regular lipstick for me. Stays put but does fade if your lips touch something like cups or a napkin.

  • 82 Beige Confidentiel is a warm orange beige
  • 83 Beige Secret is a medium brown pink
  • 84 Rose Ambigu is a rose color (my favorite)
  • 85 Corail Alternatif is a bright coral red
  • 86 Rouge Captivant is a deeper red
  • 87 Rouge Irregulier is a plum brown

Chanel Rouge Allure Laque swatches

Chanel Rouge Allure Laque 82 Beige Confidentiel

Chanel Rouge Allure Laque 83 Beige Secret

Chanel Rouge Allure Laque 84 Rose Ambigu

Chanel Rouge Allure Laque 85 Corail Alternatif

Chanel Rouge Allure Laque 86 Rouge Captivant

Chanel Rouge Allure Laque 87 Rouge Irregulier

For skintone reference I’m wearing the Les Beiges Healthy Glow Foundation in BD41 right now (all my foundation shades in this post here).

Rouge Allure Ink Fusion

Chanel Rouge Allure Ink Fusion

The Rouge Allure Ink Fusion is a fluid lightweight matte liquid lipstick. These colors looked fairly dark in the tube but I was pleasantly surprised by these colors! They’re a lot prettier on the lips than what I see in the tube. There are a couple of repromotes. My other review of other shades here.

  • 838 Orange Enigmatique is a soft muted orange (love this color)
  • 840 Rouge Paradoxal is a warm red
  • 842 Rouge Distinctif is a bold red with slight blue tones
  • 844 Rogue Imprevu is a pink red
  • 846 Rouge Particulier is a deeper red
  • 848 Brun Mysterieux is a plum brown

Chanel Rouge Allure Ink Fusion New Shades Swatches

Chanel Rouge Allure Ink Fusion 838, 840 and 848

Joues Contraste 608 Ombre

Chanel Joues Contraste 608 Ombre

I ordered 3 items from the Chanel Fall-Winter Collection, one of them being the new Joues Contraste in 608 Ombre ($45). It’s a super soft diffused nude almost neutral-cool caramel brown shade that offers a very subtle contour on my skin tone. I applied it and felt it was a little too neutral in the lip swatches with Rouge Allure Laque 82, 83, 84 and 85. I added some Laura Mercier Blush in Fresco and Ginger which I find similar in tone but show up better on my medium tan skin tone on the other Lip Swatch images above. If you want swatches and a more detailed of the Ombre Blush review let me know.

New Shades Chanel Rouge Allure Laque and Ink Fusion

You can find the new Chanel Rouge Allure shades available now at Chanel.com. Have you checked any of them out yet? Or anything from the Fall Collection? What did you think?

Chanel Rouge Allure shades provided for review.

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Chanel Les Beiges Summer Light 2021

May 28, 2021

Chanel Les Beiges Summer Light 2021 Beauty Lookbook

I’m so excited to share a look at this year’s Chanel Les Beiges Summer Light collection. I look forward to the new additions every summer! Everything is available now online at Chanel.com. I think the entire collection is effortless and beautiful.

Les Beiges Healthy Glow Bronzing Cream

Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Bronzing Cream in 395 Soleil Tan Deep Bronze

Chanel added a deeper shade of the Les Beiges Healthy Glow Bronzing Cream in 395 Soleil Tan Deep Bronze which is a darker cream bronze shade. It is quite a bit darker than the original 390 Soleil Tan Bronze. For me I find the original one shows up for a more natural look on my Chanel Foundation B40/B50 skintone. If you’re B40 or deeper you may have found it matched your skintone too much.

395 Soleil Tan Deep Bronze definitely works better as a deeper bronze shade for my medium tan skin. It is quite intense in color but is easy to blend and make more natural looking. That being said if you are fair toned I think this will be too deep for you, especially if you want a more natural bronze look.

Lasting power is pretty decent as long as I’m not outdoors too long. Weather here is warmer but not intense yet.

Les Beiges Healthy Glow Bronzing Cream in 390 vs 395

Swatches below with 390 vs 395 (heavy swatch). These will blend out to a more natural finish with a brush. Also added swatches of the Les Beiges Healthy Glow Illuminating Powders in Sand and Sunset next to the Healthy Glow Luminous Color in Deep (which I use as a bronzer).

Chanel Bronzer Swatches

Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Bronzing Cream in 395 Soleil Tan Deep Bronze

Les Beiges Healthy Glow Natural Eyeshadow Palettes

Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Natural Eyeshadow Palette in Tender and Intense

There are two new Les Beiges Healthy Glow Natural Eyeshadow Palettes in Intense (neutral bronze tones) and Tender (pink reddish tones). I love both and they have that finely milled smooth shimmer with sparkles similar. They have a soft texture with medium pigment. You can layer them on top of cream shadows to intensify the color payoff.

Intense has shimmers in a soft cream, bronze, darker khaki, medium khaki and soft bronze. The shimmers are complex in the compact so if you see different photos online the palettes may look different depending on how the light catches.

Les Beiges Healthy Glow Natural Eyeshadow Palette Intense

Tender has a mix of soft pink, wine, champagne and rose tones. I added a couple other swatches to Medium (the original one) and Warm (from last year).

Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Natural Eyeshadow Palette in Tender

Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Natural Eyeshadow Palette swatches

Rouge Coco Flash

Chanel Rouge Coco Flash in Dawn, Heat, Sunbeam, Flame

Chanel has four new shades of Rouge Coco Flash and I think they’re perfect for summer! Dawn is a light neutral nude beige, Sunbeam is a perfect coral (reminds me of a more pigmented version of their discontinued shade in Flash), Flame is a pretty plum, Heat is a bold red. They’re glossy and have pretty good pigment for a shine lipstick formula.

Chanel Rouge Coco Flash in Dawn, Heat, Sunbeam, Flame swatches

Looks wearing each shade below:

Look 1 Wearing Rouge Coco Flash in Dawn

Chanel Rouge Coco Flash in Dawn

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Look 2 Wearing Rouge Coco Flash in Sunbeam

Rouge Coco Flash in Sunbeam

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Look 3 Wearing Rouge Coco Flash in Flame
Same as above, but with the Les Beiges Eyeshadow Palette in Tender

Chanel Rouge Coco Flash Flame

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Look 4 Wearing Rouge Coco Flash in Heat

Chanel Rouge Coco Flash Heat

Le Vernis Longwear Nail Color

Chanel Les Beiges Le Vernis

Last we have a look at the new Le Vernis Longwear Nail Colors. I do think at least two of these may have been previously launched many years ago (I know Golden Sand for sure was a color before). I do not have the older shades to compare, but I really love the four options this launch. I applied each one with 2 coats. The metallics will show some of the brush strokes but I think they’re still really pretty.

  • Glimmer is a pretty neutral cream beige with a hint of silver sparkles (but they don’t really show up on the nail)
  • Sunlight is a metallic rose pink
  • Golden Sand is a golden metallic sand color
  • Solar is a pretty bronze sparkle

Chanel Les Beiges Le Vernis Glimmer, Sunlight, Golden Sand and Solar swatches

Chanel Les Beiges Summer Light 2021 Beauty Lookbook

Overall a solid A+ for everything. I love how effortless and easy the colors are to wear. I still would have liked to see them launch a beautiful new powder bronzer or highlighter but I have plenty in my stash to pick from. The lip colors are perfect for summer to me – love that there is a nude and a few brighter colors that are fun but still nice to wear for everyday.

You can find the entire collection available now at Chanel.com. Have you checked out the new launch yet? What did you think?

Les Beiges collection provided courtesy of Chanel for review.

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Mother’s Day Beauty Gift Ideas

May 1, 2021

Chanel Mothers Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and today I’m rounding up some of my favorites from Chanel for gift ideas! Chanel has been one of the brands I’ve worn the most over the years – even through a lot of product revamps and reformulations, I can always find classic staples I’m always happy to wear. You can see their full Mother’s Day Gift Guide online by category too.

If you want to see more in depth reviews and swatches you can always click on the CHANEL Category label. I’ll also link more swatches below.

Best Mother's Day Gift Ideas Chanel Beauty

FRAGRANCE

Best Chanel Perfumes Les Eaux de Chanel and No5 L’Eau

Fragrance is so personal but I have a super soft spot for light citrus scents! My two favorites are the Les Eaux de Chanel in Paris-Riviera* (lovely mix of orange and neroli) and Paris-Biarritz (travel size shown, citrus mandarin and lily of the valley). I’ve purchased the Les Eaux de Chanel Hair and Body Shower Gel several times and think it’s such a beautiful splurge.

No5 L’Eau* is another fresh and pretty scent perfect for spring to summer. It has note of lemon, mandarin, orange, rose, jasmin and ylang ylang. Also has hints of cedar and musk mixed in. It’s also available in an All Over Spray Format and Hand Cream as well – both are really lovely for gifting!

NAIL COLOR

Best Chanel Le Vernis Nail Polishes

You girls know that I’m a die hard Chanel Le Vernis lover. I’ve collected almost all of their polishes over the years and I wear them constantly. Right now my favorites that you can still find are Pensee, Egerie, Organdi, Turban, Camelia, Anthurium, Metallic Bloom.

Chanel Le Vernis swatches Pensee, Egerie, Organdi, Turban, Camelia, Anthurium, Metallic Bloom

LIP FAVORITES

Best Chanel Lip Products

Colors above shown left to right: Rouge Allure Laque Continous, Rouge Coco Gloss Caramel, Le Rouge Duo Ultra Tenue in Timeless Beige, Longwear Lip Pencil in Rose Naturel, Rouge Coco Bloom in Dream

For Mother’s Day gifting, you can’t go wrong with a lip product – even for the super picky ones! There’s something so pretty and luxurious about the packaging. A few of my favorite formulas include:

  • Rouge Allure Laque* a pretty liquid lipstick with a shiny lightweight finish (swatches of all colors here and here)
  • Rouge Coco Gloss* the prettiest high shine gloss that has a semi-thick texture but feels hydrating and adds a lot of shine (swatches of more colors here)
  • Le Rouge Duo Ultra Tenue Gloss best long-wear liquid lipstick that comes with a clear gloss topper to lock in the color all day (swatches of newer colors here)
  • Longwear Lip Pencil* favorite neutrals are Rose Naturel, Beige Naturel and Nude Brun (swatches of all colors here)
  • Rouge Coco Bloom* the latest lipstick launch from Chanel, rich pigment and hydrating with a pretty shine (swatches of all colors here)
  • Rouge Coco Flash one of the best sheer glossy lipsticks with an almost balm-like feel (swatches of more colors here)

Swatches of some of my favorite neutrals:

Best Chanel Neutral Lip swatches

MAKEUP ESSENTIALS

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom in Dream

Above wearing: Les Beiges Water-Fresh Tint in Medium, Les Beiges Sheer Healthy Glow Highlighting Fluid in Sunkissed, Joues Contraste Blush in Rose Ecrin, Les 4 Ombres in Candeur et Experience, Stylo Yeux in Black Wood and Le Volume Mascara, Rouge Coco Bloom in Dream, Longwear Lip Pencil in Rose Naturel

Best of Chanel Makeup

For makeup, I have so many favorites. You can read more about my favorites in my BEST OF CHANEL roundup. A few that I also love that I think will make nice gifts:

Chanel Makeup swatches

SKINCARE

Best Chanel Skincare

For skincare, I also think this is so personal depending on skin type and preferences, but there are a few things I think are versatile enough for any skin type.

  • Huile de Jasmin* is the prettiest lightweight facial oil I’ve tried!
  • La Solution 10 de Chanel is one of the best products I’ve tried for sensitive skin, it’s a gentle soothing cream that features 10 ingredients to soothe skin from environmental aggressors. If you’re sensitive it’s Alcohol-free, fragrance-free, oil-free, non-comedogenic, anti-pollution, dermatologist-tested
  • Sublimage Les Grains Vanille* another luxurious splurge, one of the most gentle face scrubs I’ve ever used, the entire Sublimage line is beautiful
  • La Crème Main a classic you cannot go wrong with, has a soft velvety dry down, also love the Texture Riche and Le Lift formulas

Mothers Day Gift Guide Chanel

Mothers Day Gift Guide Chanel

That wraps up my gift guide! As always I hope splitting it by category helps you narrow down your picks if you’re looking for good gift ideas. In my experience picking just a few items and pairing them with flowers or candy is always well received! I’ve gifted a gloss, lip liner and polish, or a fragrance and hand cream, or a trio of lip products – the combinations are endless!

You can find all these online at Chanel.com. I love that the orders always come packaged in a chic Chanel box so you don’t have to worry about wrapping or presentation – they take care of it for you!

Press samples indicated with a *.

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Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom Review + Swatches

March 28, 2021

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom Hydrating Lipstick

Chanel launched a new lipstick formula called the Rouge Coco Bloom and I have swatches of almost all of the colors today! This is a glossy hydrating plumping lipstick with lots of shine and color. If you love the Rouge Coco Flash formula but want more coverage and pigment you will love these! They’re currently available now at Chanel.com.

There are 20 shades available in the US. I have 19 of them swatched today. I wasn’t able to get all of them lip swatched but can do in a separate part 2 post if you are interested. The formula of these lipsticks is beautiful! There is a noticeable plumping effect on my lips without the tingle. They have a creamy smooth texture that glides on the flawlessly with full coverage. They’re comfortable with a moisturizing feel. Scent-wise there is a very subtle almost skincare-like scent to them, it’s not noticeable to me unless I put the tube right on my nose and on the lips I don’t notice it at all.

Colors swatched below in numerical order by their names. They’re mostly creams with a few that have a shimmer. The only one I don’t have is 112 Opportunity (it was back ordered in the initial launch but is not available to order at Chanel.com):

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom Hydrating Lipstick

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom Hydrating Lipstick swatches

110 Chance – creamy beige
114 Glow – medium brown with a hint of plum
116 Dream – soft warm pink
118 Radiant – mauve with hint of plum

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Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom swatches

120 Freshness – medium plum
122 Zenith – soft coral
124 Merveille – pink coral
126 Season – hot pink
128 Magic – warm coral red

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Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom lipstick swatches

130 Blossom – bright coral
132 Vivacity – coral with hint of red
134 Sunlight – orange
136 Destiny – bright bold pink
138 Vitalite – blue based pink red

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Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom swatches

140 Alive – bold classic red with a subtle shimmer
142 Burst – deep bright rose pink, has a subtle shimmer
144 Unexpected – deeper red
146 Blast – plum berry
148 Surprise – deeper plum brown

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Some of the shades swatched on bare lips below. They’re full coverage with one-swipe and I love them! There are only a small handful of neutrals in this launch. I feel like most of the colors pull bold pink and red. My top three so far are Chance, Dream and Zenith. For skintone reference I wear Chanel B40 in the foundations, wearing:

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom Hydrating Lipstick Chance 110

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom Hydrating Lipstick Glow 114

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom Hydrating Lipstick Dream 116

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom Hydrating Lipstick 118 Radiant

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom Hydrating Lipstick 120 Freshness

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom Hydrating Lipstick 122 Zenith

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom Hydrating Lipstick Merveille

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom Hydrating Lipstick 126 Season

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom Hydrating Lipstick

Bottom line love. The formula is excellent – everything I want in a lipstick! Glossy, good coverage, hydrating, not heavy, doesn’t slide off the lips and flattering.

You can find these at Chanel.com now. Have you tried these yet? What did you think?

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom provided for review.

 

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Chanel Perles Et Eclats de Chanel – Spring 2021

March 2, 2021

Chanel Perles Et Eclats de Chanel - Spring 2021

I have a look at some pieces from this year’s Chanel Perles Et Eclats de Chanel collection! I hauled a few items and have a full review and swatches of the my Chanel Le Blanc 2021 makeup collection picks. You can find the collection available now at Chanel.com. What I ordered:

Highlighter

Chanel Perles De Lumiere Illuminating Powder Blush Powder

The new highlighter Perles De Lumiere is a winner for me! I love the undertones and the shimmer. It almost has a soft sandy bronzed effect on my skin that matches my golden undertones perfectly. It’s metallic but applies smoothly. I know most of us beauty junkies and long-time Chanel collectors probably don’t need anymore highlighters at this point. I really love this one. While I can’t say it’s a must-have, I’m really happy I bought it and love the tones.

Chanel Perles De Lumiere Illuminating Powder Blush Powder swatch

Swatch comparisons below to a few other shades:

Chanel highlighter swatches

Below on the face. Left side is just with the Les Beiges Healthy Glow Foundation in B40. Right is just with the highlighter.

Chanel Les Beiges Foundation in B40 and Perles De Lumiere Illuminating Powder Blush Powder

Eyeshadows

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Allure Et Eclat

The eye products exceeded my expectations! I think they’re very wearable. In the pan, the Les 4 Ombres Allure Et Eclat looks very light and kinda boring. When layered together they give the eyes a pretty unique soft diffused look. The star of the palette is the bottom right burgundy shimmer. It is what makes the palette stand out as the primary shade for me, I use the others to blend out the edges and highlight the brow bone for a pearly glow.

Texture is unique to me – it’s a powder but almost has a slightly creamy bouncy feel. Colors in general have a soft effect on the skin whether you apply with a sponge applicator or a brush.

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Allure Et Eclat eyeshadow quad

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Allure Et Eclat

There are two new Stylo Ombre Et Contour pencils (twist up format) and I picked up one in Beige Perle. For me it’s a nice inbetween color to wear on the eyes when you don’t want to do a full eye look. Smudging this along the lash line will add some nice contour and shimmer in a no-makeup-makeup kind of way. I don’t think this is a must-have though.

Chanel Stylo Ombre Et Contour Beige Perle

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Allure Et Eclat and Stylo Ombre Et Contour Beige Perle swatches

Rouge Coco Flash

Chanel Rouge Coco Flash in Douceur 154 and Delicatesse 156

For the lips I was really tempted to buy all of the colors but wanted to save up for some other things. I picked the Rouge Coco Flash colors in Douceur 154 and Delicatesse 156. Both are sheer and shimmery. Douceur is a transparent sheer pearlescent pink. It does give my lips a pink tint but since I have pigmented lips and the formula is sheer, it looks like a soft pink shine. If you have lighter colored lips the pink will show up more on you. Delicatesse is a pretty sheer bold pink. It has some red undertones to it but with the shimmer it gives a more diffused look.

Chanel Rouge Coco Flash in Douceur 154 and Delicatesse 156 swatches

Looks wearing:

Below wearing Douceur 154

Chanel Rouge Coco Flash in Douceur 154

Delicatesse 156

Chanel Rouge Coco Flash in Delicatesse 156

New Le Vernis Nail Polish

Chanel Le Vernis Perle Blanche 889 and Perle Burgundy 891

Last is a look at the two new Le Vernis nail polishes. Perle Blanche 889 is a super sheer opal shimmer. I applied it with 3 coats and it still looks very sheer. It’s pretty and makes the hands glow in a natural way. I like that the brush strokes aren’t visible. Perle Burgundy 891 is a pretty soft muted mauve plum brown shimmer. I was pleasantly surprised by this one although I think it has more of a fall season vibe. I love how it looks! Swatches in sunlight it look a bit brighter than they do in natural light – the shimmers are reflective in direct sun with a flash.

Chanel Le Vernis Perle Blanche 889 and Perle Burgundy 891 swatches

I skipped the creamy highlighting balms as creams rarely last long on my skin and I felt like I wouldn’t get a lot of use out of the new sticks. If you hauled or tried them let me know what you thought! I also passed on the new shades of Rouge Coco and Rouge Allure although I am tempted to try them, especially the color Tendresse.

Chanel Perles Et Eclats de Chanel - Spring 2021

You can find the new Chanel Perles Et Eclats de Chanel collection available at Chanel.com. If you hauled anything from the collection let me know what you thought!

 

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Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Le Lion de Chanel

January 28, 2021

Rouge Allure Velvet Le Lion de Chanel review

Chanel launched a collection of lipsticks called Rouge Allure Velvet Le Lion de Chanel ($42 each at Chanel.com). These have the classic Rouge Allure lipstick click magnetic packaging in a black and gold case with the tops embossed in a lion motif design. Luminous matte with a soft diffused look on the lips. Comfortable and weightless without feeling dry.

The formula is one of the smoothest softest mattes I’ve ever tried. Coverage is flawless and soft like velvet! Lasting power is very good and non-drying. I don’t detect a heavy scent although they are very softly fragranced with a super soft clean powder floral that I find pleasant and soothing. Color-wise they all run bold and dark on my complexion. Even the lightest color 227 pulls darker on my skin tone (Chanel B40).

Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Le Lion de Chanel

There are eight shades of Rouge Allure Velvet Le Lion de Chanel available individually ($42 each) and online at Chanel.com there is a Trio Set available in a box with shades 257, 277 and 58 ($126).

227 Beige Rugissant – warm beige
237 Beige Ardent – pink brown
247 Rouge Impulsif – bright coral
257 Rouge Triomphal – bold red pink
267 Rouge Audacieux – deeper red
277 Rouge Fauve – warm red
57 Rouge Feu – bold orange
58 Rouge Vie – diffused rosewood

Rouge Allure Velvet Le Lion de Chanel lipstick review

Lip swatches below, also wearing in each look:

Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet 227 Beige Rugissant

Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet 237 Beige Ardent

Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet 247 Rouge Impulsif

Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet 257 Rouge Triomphal

Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet 267 Rouge Audacieux

Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet 277 Rouge Fauve

Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet 57 Rouge Feu and 58 Rouge Vie

Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Le Lion de Chanel review Sabrina

Overall I think the formula is a solid A+ for all the shades. Color range is bolder and more dramatic than I am used to wearing but still classic and chic. I hope they continue making more shades in this formula because it feels so smooth and luxurious!

You can find the Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Le Lion de Chanel Lip Colors available now at Chanel.com. Have you tried these yet? What did you think? If not what is your favorite Chanel lipstick formula?

Rouge Allure Velvet Le Lion de Chanel Lip Colors provided for review.

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Chanel Spring-Summer 2021 Collection Review

January 21, 2021

Chanel Spring Summer 2021 Makeup Collection Review

Today I have my Chanel Spring-Summer 2021 Collection Review with a detailed look at the Les Fleurs de Chanel collection for spring. The collection is now available online at Chanel.com. I suspect it will trickle into retail stores and counters in the next few weeks.

There are a few repromotes in this launch as it appears the eyeshadow palettes that were supposed to  be part of this collection did not make it to the US. I don’t know if they will make an appearance at a later date or not. For now they’ve repromoted Warm Memories and a few other eye products to complete the look. In today’s review:

Cheeks

Chanel Fleur de Printemps Blush Highlighter Duo

The Fleur de Printemps Blush Highlighter Duo is the star of the collection in my opinion! It has a beautiful warm pale pink shimmer on one side and a soft coral pink satin on the other. I swirl the colors together in the pan and it has a really pretty soft pink glow. The texture/formula is the same as the Cheek Duos from Cruise 2019. It has a soft finely milled texture that’s almost creamy but definitely still powder.

Swatches and swatch comparisons to a few other colors:

Chanel Chanel Fleur de Printemps Blush Highlighter Duo swatches

Chanel Chaines de Chanel vs Fleur de Printemps Blush Highlighter Duo vs Tom Ford Bicoastal swatches

Eyes

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Eyeshadow Quad in 354 Warm Memories and Le Volume de Chanel in 120 Metal Terracotta

For the eyes they’ve repromoted Les 4 Ombres Eyeshadow Quad in 354 Warm Memories and Ombre Premiere Laque in 32 Vastness and 26 Rose Quartz. (Original review here if you want to see more swatches.) The new color in this collection is the Le Volume de Chanel Mascara in 120 Metal Terracotta. This is a pretty metallic copper – on my lashes it gives a subtle tint. I think it’s a nice alternative to black or brown if you have lighter color hair or lashes. On darker hair like mine it will look more subtle. Formula performs just as good as the other shades of the Le Volume de Chanel mascaras.

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Eyeshadow Quad in 354 Warm Memories and Le Volume de Chanel in 120 Metal Terracotta swatches

Lips

Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Extreme in 134 Eclosion and 136 Pivoine Noire

For the lips there are two shades Rouge Allure Velvet Extreme in 134 Eclosion (bright coral) and 136 Pivoine Noire (bright coral red). These are matte lip colors with an intense color payoff and long lasting power. They are ultra pigmented and adhere well to the lips.

 

Chanel Rouge Allure Laque 73 Invincible and 77 Dark Blossom

They’ve also included two shades of the Rouge Allure Laque 73 Invincible (repromote, swatched here and here) and a new color 77 Dark Blossom which is a plum shimmer. I really love the look of Dark Blossom even though it seems more like a fall color to me, it’s a really pretty soft plum. It is on the sheer side but you can layer it for more coverage.

Chanel Spring Summer 2021 swatches

Nails

Le Vernis in 883 Pensee, 885 Anthurium and 887 Metallic Bloom

Last we have a look at the three new Le Vernis in 883 Pensee (soft peachy pink with a very tiny hint of pearl), 885 Anthurium (gorgeous pink red) and 887 Metallic Bloom (the prettiest warm coral orange red shimmer). I was really surprised at how pretty Metallic Bloom was on the fingers – it’s a bright happy shade that looks much prettier on the fingers than it does in the bottle. Pensee is a nice soft peach but for me requires three coats for smooth even coverage.

Chanel Le Vernis in 883 Pensee, 885 Anthurium and 887 Metallic Bloom

Looks wearing:

  • Foundation – Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow in B40
  • Powder – Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush in Medium
  • Blush – Chanel Les Fleurs de Printemps Duo
  • Eyeshadow – Chanel Warm Memories
  • Eyeliner – Chanel Stylo Yeux in Black Wood
  • Mascara – Chanel Le Volume de Chanel in Metal Terracotta

Rouge Allure Laque in Dark Blossom

Chanel Spring Summer 2021 Rouge Allure Laque Dark Blossom

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Rouge Allure Velvet Extreme in Eclosion

Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Extreme in 134 Eclosion

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Rouge Allure Velvet Extreme in Pivoine Noire

Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Extreme 136 Pivoine Noire

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That wraps up my Chanel Spring-Summer 2021 review! I will have swatches of the new Rouge Allure Velvet Le Lions soon. You can find the collection available at Chanel.com now.

Products from the spring-summer 2021 collection provided by Chanel for review.

 

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