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

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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.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

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.

The formula is rose-scented but the scent was largely undetectable applied (but noticeable in the compact).

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Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel
$45.00/0.17 oz.

90%

Average

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Christine Mielke is the editor-in-chief and has been reviewing products for over 14 years.

She has normal-to-dry skin with occasional dryness on cheeks and nose. She has a light plus skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones (view her foundation matches here).

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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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