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. Guerlain Madame Rougit (LE, $67.00) is lighter (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Top) (LE, ) is more shimmery (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). Natasha Denona Pink (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). Chanel Crescendo (250) (LE, $45.00) is lighter (90% similar). Black Opal Tulip (P, $8.95) is cooler (90% similar). NARS Hot Pursuit (LE, $30.00) is lighter (90% similar). Makeup Geek Love Affair (DC, $9.99) is darker (90% similar). Tarte Decked Out (LE, $29.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). NYX Summer Peach (DC, $5.00) is warmer (90% similar). The Estee Edit Purr Pink (03) (P, $28.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte Deco (LE, $29.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Chanel Tweed Evanescent (130) (LE, $45.00) is more muted (90% similar). Tarte Decked Out (LE, $29.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). ColourPop Parakeet (P, $8.00) is darker, more muted, warmer (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

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

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Nancy T Avatar

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+.

Nicole Avatar

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!

Alison Avatar

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?

Susan Dowman Nevling Avatar

Love the color
. I think I say that a lot but I do love colors. I can look a paint search books for hours. Just a little sickness.

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