Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder Review & Swatches

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Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder
Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder

Eclat Brilliant

Chantecaille Eclat Brilliant Face Powder ($92.00 for 0.19 oz.) is a light-medium gold with strong, warm yellow undertones and a luminous sheen. The texture was smooth to the touch, more firmly-pressed into the pan without being stiff to work with, and it felt consistent with similar, gel-powder like formulations.

These type of formulas work better with moderately dense brushes for initially picking up product, while their major advantages are that the powder itself tends to “melt” more when applied to the skin and there’s no powderiness or excess kicked up in the pan.

It had opaque color coverage in a single layer, but it was easy to dial down the coverage if desired since one just needed to use a lighter hand. The highlighter applied well to bare skin, blended out with ease, and didn’t emphasize my skin’s natural texture. It lasted well for eight and a half hours before fading visibly on me.

Ingredients

Mica, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Squalane, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Glycerin, Polysorbate 20, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan), Xanthan Gum, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Dl-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Silica, Dicalcium Phosphate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Tin Oxide, Titanium Dioxide (Cl 77891), Iron Oxides (Cl 77491)

Eclat Brilliant

LELimited Edition. $92.00.
A
A
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
96%
Total
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Face Powder
Chantecaille
$92.00/0.19 oz.

96%

Average

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Reviewer

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).

Learn more about her review process here.

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It is lovely, but at $90 for a highlighter, not something I’m fawning over and *must* have. I have enough similar such shades of gold highlighter that perform just as beautifully.

Chantecaille prices are not for the faint of heart — that’s for sure. They make wonderful products, and I have a few, but I’m super selective for obvious reasons. Interesting to note that most of the dupes are listed as being more shimmery. I guess I noticed because I prefer a more subtle highlighter. No, I’m not getting this, lol. I’m feeling very lucky that gold is not my color, because so many of the new pretty things are gold.

Today I learned Chantecaille is certified cruelty-free! Makes sense, given their focus on animal conservation, but it’s rare for a luxury brand.

Everything Chantecaille is beautiful, I just had an e-mail showing eye shadows with lovely photos of wild animals on the lid. I can’t say I wasn’t tempted, but some of the time I can resist.
This highlighter is too warm for me, so I don’t feel tempted at all but it is beautiful and the packaging is gorgeous,

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