Warm Gold (20)
Chanel Warm Gold (20) Highlighting Powder ($58.00 for 0.30 oz.) is a medium, peachy gold with warm undertones and a soft, golden pearl shimmer. It had good pigmentation with a luminous sheen that was moderate–definitely not a subtle glow, but it wasn’t metallic, foil-like, or sparkly. The texture was smooth, finely-milled, and easy to work with on the cheeks, as it blended out with little effort, though the surface of the powder had a denser, firmer feel (but it wasn’t stiff!). It wore well for eight and a half hours on me.
FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).
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$58.00/0.3 oz. - $193.33 Per Ounce
Chanel described the powder as having a “sheer, radiant finish,” and I’d expect “sheer” to indicate more of a veil of radiance–it is not the clearest description. There are noticeable sparkles/micro-glitters in both shades released, so I would consider it suitable for someone who likes sparkle and more intense highlighters. The powders applied, blended, and lasted well on my skin.
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