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Chanel Entrelacs Eyeshadow Palette

Chanel Entrelacs Les 5 Ombres de Chanel Eyeshadow Palette
Chanel Entrelacs Les 5 Ombres de Chanel Eyeshadow Palette

Chanel Entrelacs Les 5 Ombres de Chanel Eyeshadow Palette ($80.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a set of five shades in the neutral category that range from “light to deep, satiny to matte.” They’re very soft, but they turn powdery and seem to apply softer than they appear in the pan. I think the formula is one that needs a base, probably something with some tackiness, if you want more coverage. If you like a very soft, semi-sheer neutral look, then you may enjoy this palette.

Entrelacs #1 is a light-medium, white gold with a soft, frosted finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a lightly powdery consistency that lasted for seven hours. Chanel Mystere #2 (LE) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Dazzlelight (P, $16.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Dior Golden Flower #2 (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). LORAC Opal (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). Dior Exuberante #3 (LE) is darker (90% similar). MAC Fresh Blade (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Colour Pop High Tide (DC, $5.00) is darker (90% similar). Anastasia Soft Gold (P, $12.00) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (90% similar). Disney by Sephora Charming (LE) is more shimmery (90% similar). theBalm C1 (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Guerlain Les Precieux #3 (LE) is more shimmery, brighter (90% similar). MAC Photosphere (LE, $22.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Giorgio Armani #1 Fall Collection 2012 #2 (LE) is darker (90% similar). YSL Golden Glow #2 (P) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Nylon (P, $16.00) is more shimmery, brighter, warmer (90% similar). Tarina Tarantino Taurella (LE) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Anastasia Legend (P, $12.00) is darker (85% similar). The Estee Edit Snowlit (LE) is lighter (85% similar). Gucci Beauty Tuscan Storm #1 (P) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). LORAC Unlocked (P, $19.00) is more shimmery, darker, brighter (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Entrelacs #2 is a muted, medium brown with warm, yellowish undertones and a matte finish. The texture was on the powdery side, though it felt very finely-milled and smooth to the touch, and it was very blendable on the skin. It had buildable, medium coverage and started to show signs of fading after seven hours of wear. Stila Warm Honey (LE, $18.00) is darker (95% similar). LORAC Undeniable (P, $19.00) is warmer (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Dimmer (LE) is darker (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Free Spirit No. 2 (LE) is lighter (95% similar). Tarte Tan-gled Up in You (LE) is warmer (95% similar). Lancome Sante (P, $19.00) is darker, cooler (95% similar). Too Faced Fifi (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Buxom Gimme Gorgeous (P, $12.00) is lighter (95% similar). Too Faced Cobblestone (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Too Faced Dulce de Leche (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Downfall (LE, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). Tarte Wanderer (LE) is darker (90% similar). Kat Von D Glasswing (P) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Cookie Swap (LE) is lighter (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M536 Milk Tea (P, $21.00) is lighter (90% similar). Laura Mercier Dune (LE, $23.00) is darker (90% similar). NARS Madrague #2 (P, $25.00) is warmer (90% similar). Tarte Hazelnut Bon Bons (LE) is darker (90% similar). Too Faced Mousse (P, $16.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). MAC Kid (DC, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Entrelacs #3 is a medium-dark brown with warm undertones and gold pearl. The texture was powdery and drier, where the powder didn’t bind with itself, so it appeared uneven, a little lose, and almost patchy. It needed some sort of adhesive base to help it stick to the skin. This shade lasted for five hours. MAC A Harvest of Greens #4 (P, $21.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). theBalm #8 (P, $6.50) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Quiet Type (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury The Dolce Vita #4 (P) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Smashbox Stare (P) is cooler (90% similar). LORAC Dream Girl #8 (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Soft Steel (LE, $22.00) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Naked Truth #3 (P, $2.29) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Moodmaker (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery (85% similar). bareMinerals Yes Please (P) is lighter (85% similar). Chanel Tisse Vendome #1 (P) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Entrelacs #4 is a dark, taupe brown with cool, ashy undertones and a satin-to-matte finish. The powder had a firmer press compared to the other shades, but it wasn’t too firm, so it was still soft and smooth on the skin. It had semi-opaque pigmentation, but it was blendable on the skin. It wore for seven hours on me. bareMinerals Perspective (LE) is darker (95% similar). bareMinerals Tide Pool (LE) is less shimmery (95% similar). Too Faced Dolly (P, $16.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Posh Pedigree #4 (LE, $21.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Black Magique (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Lancome Clock Strikes 12 (P, $19.00) is cooler (90% similar). NARS Bali (P, $25.00) is darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M620 Gray Brown (P, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Entrelacs #5 is a light-medium, golden peach with a soft, frosted sheen. It had sheer coverage and was stiff and firm in the pan–this one I had trouble getting product off of the pan’s surface. The color lasted for six and a half hours on me. Disney by Sephora Splendid (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). NARS Valhalla (P, $25.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Make Up For Ever I520 Pinky Sand (P, $21.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Tarte Rose Champagne (LE) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury The Dolce Vita #1 (P) is more shimmery (90% similar). Too Faced Cherish (P) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Chanel Melody (98) (P, $32.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). LORAC Peony (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Chanel Eyeshadow Palette Entrelacs
Entrelacs
Entrelacs
7
Product
6.5
Pigmentation
6.5
Texture
7
Longevity
4
Application
69%
Total
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Chanel Tisse d’Automne Eyeshadow Quad

Chanel Tisse d'Automne (254) Eyeshadow Quad
Chanel Tisse d’Automne (254) Eyeshadow Quad

Chanel Tisse d’Automne (254) Eyeshadow Quad ($61.00 for 0.04 oz.) is an earth-toned set of shades that ranges from green to pale peach to brown to blackened olive.

Tisse d’Automne #1 is a medium-dark, olive green with warm, brown undertones and a golden, frosted sheen. It had semi-opaque color payoff that was more opaque if you used your brush damp (though Chanel doesn’t explicitly call out the formula as wet/dry). The texture was soft, silky, and easily blended on the skin. On my eye, it lasted for eight hours before creasing slightly. theBalm Kawabunga (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Clinique Willow Pop (P, $17.00) is lighter (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Free Spirit No. 8 (LE) is darker, brighter (90% similar). Gucci Beauty Fumé (Left) (P) is lighter, more muted (90% similar). LORAC Clover (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop 8 Track (LE, $5.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Olive Blend #3 (LE) is less shimmery (90% similar). Giorgio Armani Green Iron (06) (P, $39.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Green Clean #3 (LE) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Guerlain Coup de Foudre #1 (LE) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Smashbox Safari (LE) is more shimmery (90% similar). Hourglass Color Field #4 (P) is more shimmery, brighter, cooler (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Burnished Copper (LE, $45.00) is darker (90% similar). Cle de Peau Stardust #2 (P) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). bareMinerals Spectacular (P) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Sumptuous Olive (P, $16.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Sephora + Pantone Universe Kelp (LE) is lighter (85% similar). Inglot #419 (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, cooler (85% similar). Too Faced Bless Her Heart (LE, $16.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). bareMinerals Flicker (P) is lighter, more muted (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Tisse d’Automne #2 is a soft, pinky-peach with a frosted finish. It had so-so color payoff, which didn’t seem to improve with a damp brush, though it can be layered two to three times for up to semi-opaque pigmentation (anything more just seemed to dust away). It started to crease after eight hours of wear. MAC Grain (P, $16.00) is warmer (95% similar). The Estee Edit 1st Light (LE) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Kat Von D Glitz (LE, $21.00) is more shimmery, lighter (95% similar). LORAC Dream Girl #10 (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). theBalm #14 (P, $6.50) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Bouffant (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Sellout (P, $19.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Tarte Champagne Bubble Bath (LE) is darker (95% similar). Guerlain Les Precieux #2 (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). YSL Scandal #2 (LE) is darker (95% similar). MAC Fabulous DNA (P, $16.00)(90% similar). Guerlain Les Cendres #4 (LE) is warmer (90% similar). Chanel Tisse Venitien #2 (P) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). theBalm D2 (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Hello Kitty Apple Pie (LE) is darker (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Starlet #2 (P) is more shimmery (90% similar). Tarte Glaze (LE) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). MAC Sweet Illusion (LE, $20.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Seductive Beauty (Brighten) (LE) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Sin (P, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Tisse d’Automne #3 is a medium-dark caramel brown with warm undertones and a frosted finish. It had excellent pigmentation used dry, and the texture was smooth and silky. The color adhered well to the skin and wore well for eight hours. Guerlain Ors et Merveilles #1 (LE) is lighter (95% similar). Laura Mercier Burnished Rose (LE, $23.00) is cooler (95% similar). LORAC Mocha (P, $19.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). MAC Pure Bred #4 (LE, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Romantico (LE, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Her Cocoa #4 (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Tarte Pretty (LE) is less shimmery (90% similar). Make Up For Ever D652 Celestial Earth (P, $21.00) is warmer (90% similar). Viseart Copper (P) is lighter (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Fallen Angel #3 (P) is warmer (90% similar). Dior Contraste Horizon #4 (LE) is less shimmery (90% similar). Chanel Rêve d'Orient #1 (LE) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Lie Low (DC, $21.00) is less shimmery, more muted (90% similar). Clarins The Essentials #7 (LE) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). Cle de Peau Satin Moon #2 (P) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Stila Metallic Bronze (LE, $18.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Kat Von D Synergy (LE, $21.00) is lighter (90% similar). Hourglass Infinity #3 (P) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Estee Lauder Black Nutmeg (LE) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Clinique Pink Chocolate #4 (P, $15.00) is less shimmery, cooler (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Tisse d’Automne #4 is a blackened olive green with a fine shimmer that gives it more of a satin-matte look applied. It was on the powdery side, which made it harder to apply–it took more work to blend out the color to avoid patchiness. The color showed signs of fading after seven and a half hours of wear. Urban Decay Cobra (LE, $19.00) is warmer (95% similar). Clarins Forest #3 (LE) is darker, better quality (95% similar). theBalm #42 (P, $6.50) is more shimmery (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow Tisse d'Automne (254)
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
88%
Total
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Charlotte Tilbury Medium/Dark Filmstar Bronze & Glow

Charlotte Tilbury Medium/Dark Filmstar Bronze & Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Medium/Dark Filmstar Bronze & Glow

Charlotte Tilbury Medium/Dark Filmstar Bronze & Glow ($68.00 for 0.52 oz.) is a new, permanent take on the often-raved about Filmstar Bronze & Glow that’s deeper and warmer. I think the texture is a bit more refined–smoother, more finely-milled, and forgiving on the skin–in the original, but this is still quite good. Both shades are good or better pigmentation that was buildable, while they were easily blended out on the skin. I had no problem wearing both powders all day long. I hope the brand will come out with an even darker version and/or cooler-toned varieties.

Medium/Dark Bronze is a medium-dark brown with warm undertones and a frosted, gold sheen. The texture was slightly dry, though it blended out without issue on the skin, and I felt like it was just slightly emphasizing my skin’s natural texture. On, the color lasted for eight and a half hours before fading. MAC Delicates (LE, $35.50) is less shimmery (95% similar). By Terry Light & Tan Vibes #1 (LE) is warmer (95% similar). Colour Pop Paradise Cove (P, $8.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). NARS Laguna (P) is lighter (90% similar). NARS Casino (P, $36.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Park Ave Princess (P) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Tropical Days (P, $48.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Sun Bunny #1 (P) is darker, brighter, warmer (85% similar). Hourglass Luminous Bronze Light (P, $50.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Medium/Dark Glow is a brightened pop of orange with warm undertones and a soft, orange-gold shimmer-sheen finish. The texture was soft, fairly smooth, and blendable. It had semi-opaque color payoff that was buildable in two passes, if desired. The shimmer in the powder didn’t emphasize pores, as it was finer and combined with the powder better than the bronzer. On my medium complexion, it added color and luminosity, so for some skin tones it may be an additional bronzer and/or highlighting blush, while for darker skin tones, it may be more of a traditional highlighter. It lasted for eight and a half hours on my skin. Sephora Secretive (19) (P, $14.00) is lighter, more muted (90% similar). Surratt Beauty Flamme (P, $32.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Parasol (LE, $8.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Anastasia Peach Nectar (P, $28.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Becca Tigerlily (P, $34.00) is less shimmery, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Charlotte Tilbury Bronze & Glow Medium/Dark
Medium/Dark
Medium/Dark
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total
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Charlotte Tilbury x Norman Parkinson Filmstar Bronze & Glow

Charlotte Tilbury x Norman Parkinson Filmstar Bronze & Glow
Charlotte Tilbury x Norman Parkinson Filmstar Bronze & Glow

Charlotte Tilbury x Norman Parkinson Filmstar Bronze & Glow ($80.00 for 0.54 oz.) is a cream-based bronzer and highlighter. Both shades had a really slick, almost greasy feeling to them, which will make them more forgiving even on drier skin types, but I found that it made it hard to get the product to really stay where it was applied and resulted in patchy, more uneven coverage overall. It was shorter-wearing, and the higher slip in the texture made these better suited for bare skin or applied over still-damp base products.

Sun Tan (Filmstar Bronze) is a muted, medium tan brown with warm, yellowed undertones (but not really orange-y) with a faint gold pearl and natural finish (some shine). It had semi-sheer coverage that was buildable to slightly more opaque color, but it wasn’t very pigmented. I’m not sure this will work for medium-dark or deeper skin tones, as it was subtle on my light-medium to medium complexion (NC25). It lasted for six hours on me. MAC Gold Go Lightly (LE, $28.00) is darker. MAC Nude on Board (LE, $30.00) is darker. Hourglass Radiant Bronze Light (P, $50.00) is darker, warmer. Make Up For Ever #20M (P, $36.00) is lighter, warmer. Make Up For Ever #25I (P, $36.00) is warmer. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

Sun Light (Filmstar Glow) is as softened, light-medium gold with bronze tones and lighter gold pearl. It had semi-sheer color payoff that applied with a soft sheen that didn’t emphasize the skin’s natural texture. The emollient consistency made it harder to apply without also moving everything underneath it, so it is a product best applied with fingertips-patted on–if applying over foundation or better yet, used over bare skin. It started to break down after five and a half hours on me. Becca Opal (P, $38.00) is darker. Becca Opal (P, $38.00) is darker. Laura Geller Gilded Honey (P, $24.00) is more shimmery. Josie Maran Argan Enlightenment (Original) (P, $26.00) is darker. See comparison swatches/ compare dupes side-by-side.

Charlotte Tilbury Bronze & Glow Norman Parkinson
6.5
Product
8
Pigmentation
6.5
Texture
6.5
Longevity
4
Application
70%
Total
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MAC Lapisluxe Veluxe Pearlfusion Eyeshadow Trio

MAC Lapisluxe Veluxe Pearlfusion Eyeshadow Trio
MAC Lapisluxe Veluxe Pearlfusion Eyeshadow Trio

MAC Lapisluxe Veluxe Pearlfusion Eyeshadow Trio ($25.00 for oz.) is a cooler-toned shades. The three shades coordinate well together, but the Veluxe Pearlfusion is one of those eyeshadows that you may love or easily skip right on by. This formula is supposed to have “sheer coverage with a soft finish” when applied dry and “super saturation of colour with metallic brilliance” when applied wet. My experience with this formula is that sometimes it can be really nice, other times it is a total miss. I think they are most practical used damp or over a slightly tacky base if you want to use them dry. They’re actually longer-wearing than you might think, given how they feel and swatch, but I usually get seven to eight hours of crease-free wear.

Lapisluxe #1 is described as a “white sparkle.” It’s a very glittery, sparkling bright white with a metallic sheen. It had a very loose consistency, so it was difficult to apply dry as most of it would drop below the lid–a glitter adhesive would really come in handy with this. Even damp application, which if you press the product onto the lid, still has some fall out, so you’ll still want to use a tacky base with this shade to make it workable. The “color” left behind seemed to stay on for around seven hours, but there was definite fall out. MAC Angelic (P, $21.00) is less shimmery. MAC Fancy Frosting (LE, $18.50) is darker. Make Up For Ever D124 Crystalline White (P, $21.00) is less shimmery. Dior Golden Snow #3 (LE, ) is darker. YSL Eau d’Argent (02) (P, $30.00) is brighter. MAC Plumluxe #1 (P, ) is more shimmery. MAC Permanent Press #1 (LE, ) is warmer. Colour Pop Swan (LE, $5.00) is warmer. Guerlain Cygne Blanc #2 (LE, ) is less shimmery. Urban Decay Cosmic (P, $20.00) is more shimmery. Too Faced Frost (LE, $16.00) is brighter. NARS Opal Coast (LE, $25.00) is darker, more muted. MAC Regal Affair (LE, $19.50) is darker. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

Lapisluxe #2 is described as a “sparkly ocean blue.” It’s a purled-blue with warm, plummy undertones and blue sparkle. It had semi-sheer coverage applied dry with some fall out over time, while damp application was more opaque and smoother with less fall out. It lasted for seven hours with light fall out. Tom Ford Beauty Cobalt Rush #2 (P, ) is less shimmery. Urban Decay Half Truth (LE, $18.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler. Too Faced Badass (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler. Urban Decay Voodoo (LE, $18.00) is lighter, warmer. Chanel Apparition (LE, $36.00) is less shimmery, darker. Fyrinnae Because Cats (P, $6.80) is brighter, cooler. theBalm Pipeline (LE, $16.00) is lighter. MAC Fathoms Deep (P, $20.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer. Too Faced Head Over Heels (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, less pigmented, lower quality. MAC Get Physical (LE, $21.00) is warmer. MAC Feel the Fever (LE, $21.00) is darker, warmer. MAC Feel the Fever (LE, $21.00) is darker, warmer. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

Lapisluxe #3 is described as a “deep grey-navy.” It’s a muted, dark gray with cooler undertones and a pearl finish. It had the same coverage–semi-opaque–whether applied dry or damp, while the consistency was firmer and more difficult to blend. This shade wore well for eight hours before fading. Chanel Gris Exquis (LE, $29.50) is less shimmery. Bobbi Brown Gunmetal (LE, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker. MAC A Waft of Grey #3 (P, $21.00) is warmer. MAC Plumluxe #5 (P, ) is darker. Tarina Tarantino Lovely #3 (P, ) is darker. Urban Decay Dagger (P, $18.00) is less shimmery. Hourglass Graphite #4 (P, ) is darker. MAC Deep Cravings (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker. MAC Thunder and Rain #1 (LE, $21.00) is darker. theBalm Matt McDonald (LE, $16.00) is cooler. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

MAC Veluxe Pearlfusion Eyeshadow Trio Lapisluxe
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Lapisluxe
6.5
Product
8
Pigmentation
6.5
Texture
7
Longevity
3.5
Application
70%
Total
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Guerlain Les Cendres (19) Eyeshadow Palette

Guerlain Les Cendres Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Les Cendres Eyeshadow Palette

Guerlain Les Cendres Eyeshadow Palette ($65.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a muted set of neutral shades ranging from taupe to warm beige. I haven’t seen this pop up online yet, but it should be available soon as the majority of the fall collection is making its way online already. It features the newer eyeshadow formula, which I haven’t had good luck with for the most part (some shades are decent but some have been real misses!) as it tends to be powdery, prone to sheering out, and shorter-wearing. After testing this quad, it seems like the newer formula works better with a more matte to satin finish than the more frosted ones. They applied a lot better, though they didn’t wear particularly long, but at least I was able to come out with a decent look.

Les Cendres #1 is a medium-dark, taupe brown with neutral-to-warm undertones and a matte finish. The texture was soft, silky, and blendable, while still adhering well to bare skin. It had semi-opaque coverage that was buildable to opaque pigmentation, if desired. The color lasted for seven hours before fading on me. bareMinerals Exhale (P, ) is cooler. bareMinerals Exhale (P, ) is cooler. MAC Fashion Fix (P, $21.00) is darker. MAC Fashion Fix (P, $21.00) is darker. MAC Brains & Brawn (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, lighter. Dior Mirage (761) (P, $30.00) is lighter, warmer. Laura Mercier Stone Taupe (LE, $23.00) is lighter, warmer. theBalm Dig It (LE, $16.00) is warmer. Tarte Power Player (LE, ) is lighter, warmer. NARS Shade II (2015) (LE, $25.00) is lighter. Viseart Cendre (P, ) is darker. Viseart Cendre (P, ) is darker. Tarte Stone Unturned (LE, ) is lighter. Make Up For Ever M558 Dark Taupe (P, $21.00) is lighter, warmer. LORAC Cool Gray (P, ) is darker. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

Les Cendres #2 is a muted, medium-dark rose with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had good pigmentation with a soft, silky consistency that applied evenly and smoothly without sheering out. This shade started to look faded at the seven-hour mark. bareMinerals Velvet Mauve (P, $14.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer. MAC Bloom On (P, $21.00) is lighter. Urban Decay Laced (P, $18.00) is lighter. Bobbi Brown Dusty Lilac (LE, $22.00) is darker. Inglot #344 (P, $6.00) is darker. Le Metier de Beaute Icon (LE, $30.00) is cooler. Givenchy Rose Dentelle (3) (P, $23.00) is brighter, cooler. Smashbox Totally Nude (P, ) is lighter. LORAC Pink Mauve (P, ) is lighter. Tarte Rose to the Occasion (LE, ) is brighter, warmer. Laura Mercier Cashmere (P, $23.00) is lighter. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

Les Cendres #3 is a muted, very dark brown with a matte finish. It had semi-sheer, buildable color coverage, which seemed to be mostly opaque in practice with two to three layers/passes of product. The texture was a smidgen powdery, but it was workable and didn’t sheer out too readily on the skin. It lasted for seven hours on me. Tarte Dark Drive (LE, ) is darker. Tarte Dim the Lights (LE, ) is darker. Zoeva Beans are White (P, ) is darker. Too Faced Sexpresso (P, $16.00) is warmer. Tarte Multi-Tasker (LE, ) is warmer. Tarte Wind Down Brown (LE, ) is darker. Tarte Dreamer (LE, ) is lighter. theBalm Ripper (LE, $16.00) is darker. Too Faced Chocolate Cake (LE, $16.00) is lighter, warmer. LORAC Espresso (Mega Pro) (LE, ) is warmer. Too Faced Knockout (LE, $16.00) is darker. Kat Von D Shadow Box (P, ) is darker. Tarina Tarantino Delightful #5 (P, ) is lighter. Tarte Dream in Chocolate (LE, ) is darker. Tarte Dream in Chocolate (LE, ) is darker. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

Les Cendres #4 is a brightened, light peachy-beige with warm undertones and a frosted sheen. It had rich color payoff with a soft, blendable consistency that ran a little dry so it didn’t go on as smoothly as I’d like. The color showed signs of fading after seven hours of wear. It’s pretty, but I would have loved to see a more pearly finish, rather than frosted one, as it doesn’t play well with the mattes in the palette (texture is denser). Urban Decay Sin (P, $18.00) is darker. Inglot #395 (P, $6.00) is lighter. MAC Ice (LE, $21.00) is darker. bareMinerals Mixologist (P, ) is lighter, brighter. Make Up For Ever I526 Pearl Beige (P, $21.00) is cooler. Dior Dulcinee #1 (LE, ) is cooler. MAC Just Gleaming (LE, $20.00) is darker. Dior Cuir Cannage #2 (P, ) is less shimmery, darker. MAC Satin Ochre (Left) (LE, ) is less shimmery. Anastasia Blush (LE, $12.00) is darker, brighter. Charlotte Tilbury Fallen Angel #1 (LE, ) is less shimmery. Makeup Geek Shimma Shimma (P, $5.99) is darker, more muted. Hourglass Exposure #1 (P, ) is less shimmery. Guerlain Les Precieux #2 (LE, ) is lighter, cooler. MAC Warm Wash #1 (LE, ) is less shimmery. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

Guerlain L’Ecrin 4 Couleurs Eyeshadow Palette Les Cendres (19)
8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
82%
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