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Chanel Duo N. 02 Les Beiges Healthy Glow Multi-Colour

Chanel Duo No. 02 Les Beiges Healthy Glow Multi-Colour
Chanel Duo No. 02 Les Beiges Healthy Glow Multi-Colour

Chanel Duo No. 02 Les Beiges Healthy Glow Multi-Colour ($65.00 for 0.39 oz.) is supposed to be used as a highlighting and contouring powder duo that gives a “sheer, natural finish.” Between the two duos offered, this is the “better” one, but it still falls noticeably short when it comes to being blendable and easy to use. I just think that the texture is far too firm, too stiff, and it translates into application, which is where it really counts. For some, this might be a happy accident, but the darker “contour” shade here is far from “sheer.”

No. 02 (Top) is a very light beige with subtler, warmer undertones and a fine shimmer-sheen finish. The texture was softer than the other shade’s highlighter, though it was still firmer and required a denser brush (I used a blush brush–most of my highlighter-centric blushes were too feathery/soft). It blended out decently and yielded a soft sheen that didn’t emphasize pores. It lasted for seven hours on me before fading. MAC Lightscapade (P, $32.00) is lighter (95% similar). Cle de Peau Delicate Pink (14) (P, $55.00) is lighter (95% similar). Laura Mercier Highlight 01 (P, $40.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Climax (LE) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Cle de Peau Bal Masque (LE, $120.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Candlelight (P, $44.00) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). MAC Sparkling Rose (LE, $26.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

No. 02 (Bottom) is a bright, medium-dark coral-red with warm, orange undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had semi-opaque color payoff with a stiffer consistency in the pan, which made it harder to blend out and get it to look even/diffused on the skin. The color did wear for eight hours, which was an upside! NYX Tuscan (P, $6.50) is cooler (95% similar). Smashbox Geranium (LE) is darker, cooler (95% similar). NARS Boys Don't Cry (LE, $41.00) is darker, warmer (95% similar). Colour Pop Fruit Stand (DC, $8.00) is cooler (95% similar). MAC Painted Canyon (LE, $22.00) is cooler (90% similar). NARS Savage (LE, $30.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Zoeva CR010 (P) is more muted, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Slowburn (P) is darker, brighter, warmer (90% similar). Colour Pop Never Been Kissed (LE, $8.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Guerlain Peach Boy #1 (P) is warmer (90% similar). Sephora Oh My Gosh (10) (P, $14.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Chanel Presage (62) (DC, $38.00) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Multi-Colour Duo N. 02
Duo N. 02
Duo N. 02
8
Product
8
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
8
Longevity
4
Application
79%
Total
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Duo N. 02 (Top)

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Chanel Duo N. 01 Les Beiges Healthy Glow Multi-Colour

Chanel Duo No. 01 Les Beiges Healthy Glow Multi-Colour
Chanel Duo No. 01 Les Beiges Healthy Glow Multi-Colour

Chanel Duo No. 01 Les Beiges Healthy Glow Multi-Colour ($65.00 for 0.39 oz.) is supposed to be used as a highlighting and contouring powder duo that gives a “sheer, natural finish.” As far as higher-end, luxury-level powders, I found these to be sadly lacking in silkiness and smoothness; they just had a firmer, stiffer texture that made getting color coverage out of the shades difficult and harder to apply for a blended, seamless look. The coverage is as described–sheer–and somewhat buildable but mostly sheer to semi-opaque with several layers. I think a key aspect of a great highlighter and/or contouring product (and most cheek/face products) is blendability, and both shades were lacking that.

No. 01 (Top) is a medium-dark peachy-orange with warm undertones and a satin finish. It had sheer to semi-sheer coverage paired with a stiff consistency that was hard to get product off of the pan. I used a really dense brush and jabbed at the half of the pan in order to get color to show up on my skin tone. With extra effort, it blends out for a diffused look, but it’s one of the more time-consuming Chanel powders I’ve used in awhile. The color lasted for seven hours on me. Tarte Sensual (P, $28.00) is cooler (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

No. 01 (Bottom) is a dark brown with neutral-to-warm undertones and a satin finish. It had sheer coverage and a drier, firmer texture that was harder to apply evenly. It does work well for contouring, and I liked how it wasn’t overly warm-toned as a lot of contouring products can be. The satin-to-matte finish also made it appear more shadowy on the skin, as it looked like skin. This shade wore well for seven and a half hours. MAC Naturally Enhanced (LE, $32.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). NYX Hollow (P, $5.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Swiss Chocolate (P, $22.00) is darker (90% similar). Kat Von D Subconscious (P) is darker (90% similar). Illamasqua Steal (P) is lighter (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Multi-Colour Duo N. 01
Duo N. 01
Duo N. 01
7
Product
10
Pigmentation
6.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
3
Application
76%
Total
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Chanel Dzhari & Sahara Glossimers

Chanel Dzhari (608) Aqua Glossimer
Chanel Dzhari (608) Aqua Glossimer

Chanel Dzhari (608) Aqua Glossimer ($30.00 for 0.19 fl. oz.) is described as a “purple red.” It’s a medium-dark, reddish plum with subtle, warmer undertones and fine pink and gold shimmer. It had semi-opaque color coverage that applied fairly evenly. The texture was smooth, lightweight, and less tacky compared to most Glossimers, which seems in line with how Chanel’s described the summer’s iterations of glosses as being more “water-like.” It wore well for four hours and was lightly hydrating. MAC Courting Chic (LE, $20.00)(95% similar). Bobbi Brown Black Ruby (P, $24.00) is darker (90% similar). Chanel Triomphal (LE, $32.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Gash (P, $26.00) is less shimmery, darker, more pigmented (85% similar). MAC Hell Bound (LE, $15.00) is warmer (85% similar). Giorgio Armani #200 Night Berry (P, $38.00) is less shimmery, darker, more pigmented (85% similar). Chanel Chene Rouge (212) (P, $30.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). Make Up For Ever 405P Pearly Plum (P, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Chanel Sahara (610) Aqua Glossimer ($30.00 for 0.19 fl. oz.) is described as a “peach.” It’s a light-medium, peachy-pink with fine gold and lighter gold shimmer. It had semi-sheer coverage, and due to the lighter coloring, it tended to lighten my natural lip color while adding warmth, but it may look quite different depending on your natural lip color as it is a sheerer gloss. The texture was smooth, lightweight, and comfortable to wear, though it only lasted for three hours on me. Though dupable, it is ultimately an easy-to-wear gloss if you like warmer shimmer and shine, and it can, of course, be layered over another lip color to add shimmer and shine as well. MAC Dynasty at Dusk (P, $20.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). MAC Stoke the Flame (LE, $15.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Buxom Chloe (P, $19.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Sephora Fresh Peach (07) (P, $12.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Sephora Peek-a-boo Pink (13) (P, $12.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). NARS Greek Holiday (P, $26.00) is warmer (90% similar). Cle de Peau Modern Pink (2) (P, $48.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Buxom Trixie (P, $19.00) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Freestyle (P, $20.00)(85% similar). Dior Ever Dior (643) (P, $30.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). NARS Orgasm (P, $26.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). MAC Bright Pink Bouquet (LE, $28.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Chanel Aqua Glossimer Dzhari (608)
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
91%
Total
Chanel Aqua Glossimer Sahara (610)
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total

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Chanel Cavaliere, Canotier, Espadrilles Le Vernis

Chanel Cavaliere (526) Le Vernis
Chanel Cavaliere (526) Le Vernis

Chanel Cavaliere (526) Le Vernis ($28.00 for 0.40 fl. oz.) is a rich, deep brown with warm, reddish undertones and fine, golden brozne micro-shimmer. It had opaque coverage after two coats, though it was nearly opaque after one coat. The consistency wasn’t too thin or too thick, and it spread well across the nail. The polish had a good plushness to it, and the ridge on my ring finger was easily covered (without need of a ridge-filling base coat). Chanel’s formula typically wears seven days on me with minor tip wear, and the newer formula is comparable to that in wear time, but I find the newer formulation loses its shininess more quickly (after four or five days); I tested this particular shade for wear, and it came in at seven days with minor tip wear (which is pretty much the norm for me, so if you typically have polish that chips in three days, take my wear time with an extra dose of salt!). Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Isherwood (P, $10.00) is warmer (95% similar). Urban Decay Smog (LE, $15.00) is cooler (90% similar). Rescue Beauty Lounge Ghost (LE, $20.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Christian Louboutin Beaute Farida (P, $50.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Chanel Canotier (532) Le Vernis ($28.00 for 0.40 fl. oz.) is a subdued, light-medium gold with threads of fine, metallic shimmer. It had mostly opaque coverage after two coats, and while the color wasn’t really streaky, the metallic finish was really hard for me to avoid brush strokes. It dried down faster than the other two shades, but about half of the brush strokes remained visible even after dry down (sometimes they self-level). Chanel’s formula typically wears seven days on me with minor tip wear, and the newer formula is comparable to that in wear time, but I find the newer formulation loses its shininess more quickly (after four or five days). Marc Jacobs Beauty Patsy (164) (P, $18.00) is cooler (90% similar). Revlon Gold Coin (P, $4.99) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). China Glaze Midnight Kiss (LE, $7.50) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Illamasqua Swinger (P, $17.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Revlon Spun Sugar (P, $4.99) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). MAC Screaming Bright (P, $12.00) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (85% similar). Chanel Diwali (LE, $27.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). NARS Gold Viper (LE, $20.00) is warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Chanel Espadrilles (534) Le Vernis ($28.00 for 0.40 fl. oz.) is a slightly bright, medium orange-red with warm undertones and a cream finish. It had opaque coverage after two coats (almost in opaque in just one) with a smooth, shiny finish that was even and plush-looking. The polish’s texture wasn’t too thick or too thin, so it flowed well across the nail without overflowing along the sides. Chanel’s formula typically wears seven days on me with minor tip wear, and the newer formula is comparable to that in wear time, but I find the newer formulation loses its shininess more quickly (after four or five days). Guerlain Nahema (P, $26.00) is cooler (95% similar). Chanel Holiday (LE, $27.00) is darker (95% similar). NARS Blow-up (P, $20.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Kid Orange (P, $16.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). NARS Lal Mirchi (LE, $20.00) is cooler (90% similar). Essie Meet Me at Sunset (LE, $8.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). MAC Bougainvillea (LE, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Ablaze (LE, $16.00) is darker, brighter, cooler (90% similar). MAC Oriele Orange (LE, $16.00) is cooler (90% similar). Cult Nails Ay Poppy (DC, $12.00) is lighter (90% similar). China Glaze Life Preserver (LE, $7.50) is darker (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Chanel Le Vernis (2016) Cavaliere (526)
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total
Chanel Le Vernis (2016) Canotier (532)
8
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
4
Application
83%
Total
Chanel Le Vernis (2016) Espadrilles (534)
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total

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Chanel Empreinte du Desert Eyeshadow Quad

Chanel Empreinte du Desert Eyeshadow Quad
Chanel Empreinte du Desert Eyeshadow Quad

Chanel Empreinte du Desert Eyeshadow Quad ($65.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a warm, bronzy set of shades with a pop of warmer green. There was something about the texture that made this really sing when applied; it didn’t seem particularly special (not bad, just more dupable than not) when I initially opened it up nor when I swatched it, but on the lids, the finish is very pearly and shiny–almost wet-looking. It yielded a very bronzy, beachy vibe to me applied, a melted, lived in look that wasn’t messy. The three neutral shades were really nice, while the darker green was blendable and wore well, it could have been more pigmented, though at least it was buildable.

Empreinte du Desert #1 is a medium brown with warm undertones and a pearly finish. It had opaque color payoff with a fairly soft, smooth texture–just not quite as soft as the other shades in the palette. The color lasted for eight hours on me. Anastasia Belize (P, $12.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Dior Parisian Sky #1 (LE) is darker, more muted, cooler (90% similar). Chanel Tisse Vendome #1 (P) is darker (90% similar). Anastasia RTW (P, $12.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Anastasia Hot & Cold (LE, $12.00) is darker (85% similar). Makeup Geek Purely Naked (P, $6.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Too Faced Desire (P) is darker (85% similar). MAC Era (LE, $16.00) is lighter, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Empreinte du Desert #2 is a light-medium, orange-y gold with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It had fantastic pigmentation with a very soft, blendable texture that was easy to work with and apply to the lid. It diffused almost effortlessly but didn’t lose its intensity. This shade lasted for eight hours on me before creasing slightly. Ardency Inn Sunday (P, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Dior Precious Embroidery #3 (LE) is lighter (95% similar). Stila Vitality (P) is darker (90% similar). NARS Hollywoodland (P, $28.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Smashbox Lights (P) is less shimmery (90% similar). The Estee Edit 14K Glow (LE) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Kitties (P, $16.00) is cooler (90% similar). Anastasia Primavera (P, $12.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Smashbox Champagne (P) is less shimmery (90% similar). Huda Beauty Moon Dust (LE) is less shimmery (90% similar). Makeup Geek Karma (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Anastasia 5th Ave (LE, $12.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Makeup Geek Magic Act (P, $9.99) is less shimmery (90% similar). bareMinerals Surreal (P) is less shimmery (90% similar). Too Faced Bananas (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Anastasia Amber (P, $12.00) is darker (85% similar). NARS Studly (LE, $29.00) is darker (85% similar). Natasha Denona Pearl (56P) (P, $29.00) is darker, more muted (85% similar). Anastasia Peach Sorbet (P, $12.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). MAC Gingerluxe #1 (LE) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Empreinte du Desert #3 is a muted, medium-dark forest green with warm, olive undertones and a sparkling, frosted sheen. It had semi-opaque, buildable color payoff with a soft, smooth, and blendable texture that applied well and lasted for eight hours on me. Sephora Luxurious Boot Camp (P, $12.00) is darker (95% similar). Smashbox Spruce (LE) is cooler (95% similar). Ulta Sage (P, $10.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Sephora Hidden Treasure (114) (LE, $13.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Protest (-, $19.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Milani Bella Khaki (17) (P, $4.49) is warmer (90% similar). Anastasia Anaconda (LE, $12.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Sugarpill Junebug (P, $13.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Urban Decay Mildew (P, $19.00) is brighter, warmer (85% similar). Makeup Geek Venom (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). L'Oreal Golden Emerald (P, $7.99) is cooler (85% similar). Urban Decay Hundred (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Empreinte du Desert #4 id a muted, dark brown with subtle, neutral-to-warm undertones and a soft, pearly sheen. It had mostly opaque pigmentation with a soft, blendable texture that was a smidgen dusty in the pan. I didn’t notice the dustiness when working with it on the lid, though, and it’s the kind of shade that works well applied at full intensity, and then blended out, or used more sparingly and built up. The color wore well for eight hours on me. Too Faced Everlasting (P) is warmer (95% similar). Anastasia Witch (LE, $12.00) is warmer (95% similar). Viseart Cool Matte #5 (P) is less shimmery (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Spring 2015 (LE, $45.00) is cooler (90% similar). Natasha Denona Dark Sepia (47P) (P, $29.00)(90% similar). MAC Rising Passions (LE, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Collective Chic #3 (LE) is darker, brighter, cooler (85% similar). Dior Golden Savannah #5 (LE) is warmer (85% similar). NARS Zagreb (LE, $25.00) is less shimmery, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Chanel Summer 2016 Eyeshadow Quad Empreinte du Desert
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total
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Chanel Les Souffles du Desert Summer 2016 Collection

Chanel Les Souffles du Desert Summer 2016 Collection
Chanel Les Souffles du Desert Summer 2016 Collection

In the spirit of adventure, a new makeup collection unveils a shimmering desert oasis. Brilliant coppers and
sandy browns give soft dimension to the eyes, while pinks and oranges sparkle on the lips.

Availability

Now online at Chanel (June 2016 is the official release date)

The Details

Les Beiges Healthy Glow Multi-Colour | $65.00 | Limited Edition

Two new duos offer a contouring or highlighting effect for the complexion and give cheeks a desert-rose glow.

  • Duo N01 Illuminator + blush
  • Duo N02 Contour + Blush

Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow | $65.00 | Limited Edition

This exclusive creation offers a palette of earthy shadows, each embossed with a design that emulates sand dunes. Copper and khaki shades are styled alongside sepia and brown tones for soft dimension.

  • Empreinte du Desert Copper brown, golden beige, brown, khaki

Stylo Yeux Waterproof Long-Lasting Eyeliner | $33.00 | Limited Edition

  • Oasis Green
  • Sable Pink coral

Le Volume de Chanel Waterproof Mascara | $32.00 | Limited Edition

  • Mirage Copper brown

Levres Scintillantes Aqua Glossimer | $30.00 | Limited Edition

The best-loved gloss returns with a lighter, water-like texture for a splash of shine.

  • Tanami Fresh pink
  • Sirocco Solar orange
  • Rouge Desert Blood red
  • Dzhari Purple red
  • Sahara Peach
  • Adenium Raspberry pink

Le Vernis Longwear Nail Colour | $28.00

  • Turban Peach pink (Permanent)
  • Cavliere Chocolate copper
  • Canotier Beige (Permanent)
  • Espadrilles Intense orange (Permanent)
  • Emeraude Green (Permanent)

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