Chanel Vibration (270) Joues Contraste Blush Review, Photos, Swatches

Chanel Vibration (270) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Vibration (270) Joues Contraste Blush

Chanel Vibration (270) Joues Contraste Blush ($45.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a bright, medium pink with warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Top) (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Guerlain Madame Rougit (LE, $67.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Happy-Go-Rosy (P, $29.00) is more muted, warmer (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Wicked (P, $60.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Milani Tea Rose (08) (P, $8.99) is brighter (95% similar). Tarte Lovable (LE, $29.00) is cooler (95% similar). IT Cosmetics Matte Sweet Apple (P, $24.00) is darker (95% similar). NYX Peach (DC, $5.00) is lighter (95% similar). Chanel Crescendo (250) (LE, $45.00) is lighter (90% similar). Natasha Denona Pink (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). Colour Pop Parakeet (P, $7.00) is darker, more muted, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Fearless (P, $29.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Lavender Lure (Bottom) (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Fleur Power (P, $24.00) is lighter, more muted, warmer (90% similar). Sephora Flirt It Up (06) (P, $14.00) is lighter (90% similar). By Terry Tan & Flash Cruise #1 (LE, ) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Estee Lauder Pink Ingenue (P, $34.00) is lighter, more muted (90% similar). Dior Miss (047) (P, $44.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Mistress (LE, $7.00) is more muted (90% similar). Black Opal Tulip (P, $8.95) is cooler (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The Joues Contraste formula is supposed to have “buildable coverage, from natural to dramatic” with a “flattering radiance” and “silky texture.” The texture is very soft, silky, but it is on the thinner side and gets to be somewhat dusty. I don’t think it looks dry or powdery on the skin (though I have relatively normal skin at the moment), so you may just want to take greater care when swirling a brush in the pan to avoid too much excess powder kicking up. The color blended well on the skin, and it had semi-sheer to mostly opaque coverage. On my warmer complexion, it ended up looking more coral as the yellow undertones in my skin tone came through, but it may look pinker on those with pinker undertones. The blush wore well for seven hours on me.

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Chanel Vibration (270) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Vibration (270) Joues Contraste Blush

Chanel Vibration (270) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Vibration (270) Joues Contraste Blush

Chanel Vibration (270) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Vibration (270) Joues Contraste Blush

Chanel Vibration (270) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Vibration (270) Joues Contraste Blush

Chanel Vibration (270) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Vibration (270) Joues Contraste Blush

Chanel Vibration (270) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Vibration (270) Joues Contraste Blush

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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Guerlain Parure Gold
  • Urban Decay Naked Loose Setting Powder
On eyes:
  • Guerlain Holiday 2015 Eye & Blush Palette
On lips:
  • Tarte Flashy LipSurgence

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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I like this 1 on you!! but I’m a sucker for Chanel blushes, they’re my favorite!! I think for myself I might want it a little lighter so might try to find the Cresendo if I still hopefully can.

Idk, maybe it’s just me, but even though I really love this shade, $45 for a super common shade that has so many dupes amongst DS brands. Almost too many cheap dupes!
Also, for that price, I would want it to be either at least an A rating or a very innovative, complex or interesting shade at a B+.

I know. I get that and it’s one of my fave formulas! So, I wonder what’s one to do? Do people actually carry this HE ,fragile blush around along with a nice brush? I’m so afraid to break mine, I can’t seem to take things like this out of the house unless I can carry it like an infant!

There is something about this shade and its vibrancy that I really love. Looks gorgeous on you. Some of the recent JCs have been a lot subtler and don’t do anything for me. But this one is a beauty. Which TF is it closest to, do you suppose, Christine?

That’s one of those pick-me-up shades you want when you feel like death warmed over but don’t want to look like it, too! Really pretty.

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