Chanel Jardin de Camelias Aqualumiere Glosses Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Chanel Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Aqualumiere Gloss

The Chanel Jardin de Camelias Collection (an online exclusive) includes four shades of Aqualumiere Glosses ($29.50 for 0.20 fl. oz.). My information listed all of these as limited edition, but Chanel’s website is only listing Pink Pivoine (88) as being limited edition. If you’re not familiar with Aqualumiere Glosses, the formula is supposed to be comfortable to wear, give a “sheer wash of colour,” and have mirror-like shine. It has a brush-type applicator, while the consistency of the gloss is fairly thick but non-sticky. They’re very comfortable to wear, but I’ve never found them to last too long, so they need frequent reapplication. The formula is lightly hydrating and aren’t heavy, but they’re not lightweight (you can tell you’re wearing gloss). I didn’t notice any scent or taste when trying these.

Eau de Rose (86) has a sheer, pink-tinged base with cool-toned, icy, iridescent pink shimmer. It wore for two hours on me. MAC Asian Butterfly (LE, $19.00) is pinker. MAC Butterfly Dream (LE, $20.00) is less shimmery. Chanel Charming (LE, $29.50) is not quite as iridescent. MAC Icescape (LE, $15.00) is similar. See comparison swatches.

Rosace (87) is a light-medium, yellow-toned pink with soft white shimmer. It had semi-sheer color coverage, and it applied evenly for the most part. This shade lasted two and a half hours on me. bareMinerals Heartbreaker (LE, $18.00) is more opaque. Maybelline Petal Plush (100) (P, $8.99) is lighter. Maybelline Caramel Infused (065) (P, $8.99) is darker, pinker. See comparison swatches.

Pink Pivoine (88) is a medium, lightly warm-toned pink with no shimmer. It had semi-sheer color coverage, and it wore well for two hours on me. Urban Decay Flushed (P, $19.00) is less glossy, more pigmented. Chanel Murmure (179) (P, $29.50) is lighter. Paul and Joe Beaute Carnaval (06) (P, $29.00) is pinker. Maybelline Captivating Carnation (080) (P, $8.99) is cooler-toned. Maybelline Caramel Infused (065) (P, $8.99) is a little lighter. See comparison swatches.

Baie Rose (89) is a cool-toned, light-medium pink with blue undertones and a creamy, no-shimmer finish. It had semi-sheer color payoff, but it applied unevenly and looked splotchy. The color wore well for two and a half hours on me. Milani Pink Lady (07) (P, $5.49) is more pigmented. L’Oreal Florid Pink (LE, $7.99) is more pigmented, less glossy. Edward Bess First Kiss (P, $30.00) is more pigmented. MAC Petite Indulgence (LE, $20.00) is very similar. Chanel Insolence (P, $32.00) is very similar. See comparison swatches.

Chanel Aqualumiere Gloss Eau de Rose (86)
A-
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
6.5
Application
5
Total
90%
Chanel Aqualumiere Gloss Rosace (87)
A-
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
7
Application
5
Total
91%
Chanel Aqualumiere Gloss Pink Pivoine (88)
B+
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
6.5
Application
4.5
Total
89%
Chanel Aqualumiere Gloss Baie Rose (89)
B
Product
8
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
6.5
Application
4
Total
83%

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Chanel Eau de Rose (86) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Eau de Rose (86) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Eau de Rose (86) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Eau de Rose (86) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Eau de Rose (86) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Eau de Rose (86) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Eau de Rose (86) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Eau de Rose (86) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Eau de Rose (86) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Eau de Rose (86) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Eau de Rose (86) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Eau de Rose (86) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Rosace (87) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Rosace (87) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Rosace (87) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Rosace (87) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Rosace (87) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Rosace (87) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Rosace (87) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Rosace (87) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Rosace (87) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Rosace (87) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Rosace (87) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Rosace (87) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Pink Pivoine (88) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Pink Pivoine (88) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Pink Pivoine (88) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Pink Pivoine (88) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Pink Pivoine (88) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Pink Pivoine (88) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Pink Pivoine (88) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Pink Pivoine (88) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Pink Pivoine (88) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Pink Pivoine (88) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Pink Pivoine (88) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Pink Pivoine (88) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Baie Rose (89) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Baie Rose (89) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Baie Rose (89) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Baie Rose (89) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Baie Rose (89) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Baie Rose (89) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Baie Rose (89) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Baie Rose (89) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Baie Rose (89) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Baie Rose (89) Aqualumiere Gloss

Chanel Baie Rose (89) Aqualumiere Gloss
Chanel Baie Rose (89) Aqualumiere Gloss

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