Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush Review, Photos, Swatches

01/07

Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush

Rose Glacier (170)

Chanel Rose Glacier (170) Joues Contraste Blush ($45.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a bright, medium pink with warm undertones and gold shimmer.

The Joues Contraste Blush formula is supposed to have a “silky, delicate texture” with “buildable coverage” that gives a “radiant glow.” This is one of four exclusives to Chanel’s website, though it has been released before (but I don’t remember having it). Rose Glacier had semi-opaque, buildable coverage with a soft, lightly dusty consistency and a higher level of shimmer than most shades within this formula (that I’ve tried, at least). The blush applied well to the skin, as it spread and blended on the skin easily, and while I wasn’t sure about the shimmer level (it made me wary of whether would accentuate the look of the skin’s natural texture), it ended up translating rather nicely–soft, luminous, and glowy. I noticed signs of fading after eight and a half hours of wear.

Formula Overview

$45.00/0.17 oz. - $264.71 Per Ounce

The Joues Contraste formula is supposed to have “buildable coverage, from natural to dramatic” with a “flattering radiance” and “silky texture.” The pigmentation ranges from semi-sheer to fully opaque, depending on technique and skin tone, but it seemed exactly as described–buildable–without having to pile it on or spend too long sheering it out. The formula has an extremely smooth, silky consistency that blends out beautifully on the skin. Most shades wear around eight hours on me.

Browse all of our Chanel Joues Contraste Blush swatches.

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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Guerlain Lingerie de Peau Foundation
  • Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder
On eyes:
  • LORAC Pro Metal Palette
  • Sephora Surfer Babe Eyeliner
On lips:
  • Chanel Innocent Rouge Allure Gloss

About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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While it is really beautiful on, I love that other more cool toned, vivid pink from the other day even more! I cannot remember the name, but it made it onto my wishlist! Besides, at the moment, MAC Sweet Visions is my favorite warmer pink blush. It is crazy pigmented and doesn’t even need a separate highlighter!

I have this and like it although on me it leans toward a peachy pink. (Ordered it without swatching) I was a bit worried about the shimmer, but applied it doesn’t seem overdone.

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