Chanel Affresco Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

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Chanel Affresco Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Chanel Affresco Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Chanel Affresco Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Chanel Affresco Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Chanel Affresco Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Chanel Affresco Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Chanel Affresco Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Chanel Affresco Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Chanel Affresco Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Chanel Affresco Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Chanel Affresco Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Chanel Affresco Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Chanel Affresco Palette | Look Details
Chanel Affresco Palette | Look Details
Chanel Affresco Palette | Look Details
Chanel Affresco Palette | Look Details
Chanel Affresco Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Chanel Affresco Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Chanel Affresco Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Chanel Affresco Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Chanel Affresco Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Chanel Affresco Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Chanel Affresco Palette | Look Details
Chanel Affresco Palette | Look Details

Affresco

Chanel Affresco Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette ($70.00 for 0.22 oz.) is a new, limited edition eyeshadow palette for spring/summer and features nine shades. I was extremely surprised that it actually performed well–Chanel has not typically impressed me with their larger eyeshadow palettes, and then given the brighter hues on this collection’s palette, I was even more wary–and wasn’t as expensive as I would have thought (for Chanel). The majority of the eyeshadows were soft, pigmented (semi-opaque to opaque), blendable, and long-wearing (around eight hours).

Ingredients


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Chanel Affresco #1 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #1 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #1 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #1 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #1 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #1 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Affresco #1

Affresco #1 is a medium, peachy orange with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had opaque color payoff with a soft, velvety texture that wasn’t too powdery nor was it too dense or firmly pressed in the pan. It blended out beautifully and lasted for eight and a half hours on me.

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Chanel Affresco #2 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #2 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #2 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #2 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #2 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #2 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Affresco #2

Affresco #2 is a light-medium brown with warm, yellow undertones and a matte finish. The pigmentation was fantastic, while the eyeshadow was blendable and easy to work with on bare skin as the texture was substantial enough to adhere well without primer but wasn’t too soft or too firm either. It wore well for eight and a half hours on me before fading.

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Chanel Affresco #3 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #3 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #3 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #3 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #3 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #3 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Affresco #3

Affresco #3 is a deep, blackened brown with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. It seemed to be more prone to absorbing the natural oils on my skin, so it didn’t appear as matte as other shades. The consistency was firmer in the pan, so it was drier and took more effort to blend out, though it was workable overall. This shade had semi-opaque coverage that was buildable and stayed on well for eight hours.

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Chanel Affresco #4 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #4 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #4 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #4 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #4 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #4 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Affresco #4

Affresco #4 is a medium-dark, blue-leaning teal with a frosted finish. The color payoff was opaque in a single stroke, while the consistency was smooth, soft without being powdery, and blendable on the lid. It applied evenly and wore well for almost nine hours on me.

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Chanel Affresco #5 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #5 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #5 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #5 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #5 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #5 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Affresco #5

Affresco #5 is a medium green with warmer, yellow undertones and a metallic sheen. The pigmentation was rich and opaque, and the eyeshadow had a soft, blendable texture that wasn’t too thick or too thin, so it adhered well to bare skin but still was easy to work with for even application. It lasted for eight and a half hours on me.

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Chanel Affresco #6 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #6 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #6 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #6 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #6 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #6 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Affresco #6

Affresco #6 is a medium gold with warm, orange undertones and a pearly shimmer. It had good color coverage, though it wasn’t opaque, and it had a drier, dustier texture that made it more prone to sheering out (unintentionally). The eyeshadow wore well for seven and a half hours on me.

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Chanel Affresco #7 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #7 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #7 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #7 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #7 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #7 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Affresco #7

Affresco #7 is a light pink-peach with subtle, warm undertones and a pearly sheen. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a soft, lightly dusty consistency that kicked up some excess product in the pan and sheered out too readily in practice. The color stayed on well for seven and a half hours on me.

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Chanel Affresco #8 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #8 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #8 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #8 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #8 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #8 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Affresco #8

Affresco #8 is a rich, deep brown with warm, red undertones and a pearly sheen. The eyeshadow was richly pigmented and had a smooth, moderately dense texture that wasn’t stiff but didn’t have any excess product kicked up in the pan either. The color went on beautifully–even and easy to blend–and wore well for nine hours.

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Chanel Affresco #9 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #9 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #9 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #9 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #9 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Affresco #9 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Affresco #9

Affresco #9 is a blackened olive with subtle, warm undertones and flecks of blue and green pearl. It had good color payoff in a single layer, which was buildable to full coverage using two layers. The texture was soft, a smidgen powdery but not too dry nor did it sheer out too readily on the lid. It stayed on well for eight hours on me before fading noticeably.

Possible Dupes
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Katherine T. Avatar

Wow, I’m just as shocked as you these scored so well! I know their baked quads can be pretty good, but their pressed shadow kits have been rather dismal….uh oh, this could get dangerous for me wallet!

Stephanie Avatar

A good grade? Who knew? I really like the colour scheme of this. It would make a great palette for travel to do a few different looks. The way the pans are laid out bothers me on some level, though. I like them all neatly in rows. I think I could get over this if I find this before it sells out.

Christina Tran Avatar

I’m so shocked that this performed well. LOL! I haven’t bought Chanel eyeshadows in quite a while because of performance issues and color payoff (purely personal preference), so I’m amazed that this did so well. I like the fun summery vibe this palette is giving off and can see it transitioning well into the year.

Mariella Avatar

I’m glad this scored so well – I honestly was expecting it to do quite poorly (based on some of the Chanel eye palettes in recent years). If this were a bit less “spendy”, I might buy it but as I have dupes for so many of the colours (except #9, which I really love) I will pass on this. I am really trying to be more disciplined in what I purchase.

Summer_Breeze Avatar

What a pretty palette! I didn’t expect such a high score, Chanel has been doing poorly lately. This looks like a game changer, I might have to give it a try!

Ginny Avatar

Lol if I didn’t have so much eyeshadow I would want it! I think this would be great for someone who likes a little color but only owns one or two eye palettes at a time. They work the heck out of that palette for a while and then look for a new one. For eyeshadow junkies, I don’t think there’s much to see here, other than to appreciate a well designed item.

Does that help LOL? I mean if you don’t have a huge e/s collection I might say go for it…..

ALDOGMOM Avatar

I bought this with low expectations and thought it would probably be returned. Pleasantly surprised at the quality, the pigmentation and the wearability. A nice surprise for spring! Great job Chanel.

Aj Avatar

Quite surprised at how well it did actually, still not purchasing it though. Lol.
I am inspired to pull out similar colors to form this palette and see what eye looks I can come up with.

Kwmechelle Avatar

This palette is so, so pretty. I don’t need it and I’m never tempted by a Chanel palette but it’s nice to see that it performed well; especially at this price point. Lovely look you created with it, per usual.

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