Foundations -Chanel - Les Beiges Healthy Glow Foundation

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Got a sample of this when it first came out and it's horrendous, I assumed chanel meant high quality and awesomeness boy was I wrong, right off the bat the smell is way too strong, maybe it's because I have a sensitive nose or because I dont like rose smells but personally it was nearly unbearable, after I put it on it didn't get better. It's so drying its almost like a mud pack, on top of that my face started to itch after 5 minutes or so, the only pro is it looked matte and not too shabby but is it worth having a dry, itchy face all day, Id say not! I will stick to BBs. Never ever buying this, my only regret is not being able to try chanel in the 90s when the quality must have been top notch, but I was a kid, guess I missed out!


Blush -Chanel - Joues Contraste Powder Blush in 72 Rose Initiale

on 10/11/2017 8:01:00 AM

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I can't usually wear pink blush because it looks unnatural on my skin tone, but I can definitely wear this one! I think it's because it has a subtle warm undertone rather than a cool blue-based undertone (which definitely clashes with my skin tone). Rose Initiale gives me a natural, just-come-from-a-brisk-walk-outdoors look. The only reason I took off one lippie is because staying power is not great: I have to re-apply the blush every few hours.

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Moisturizers -Chanel - La Nuit de Chanel

on 10/10/2017 8:56:00 PM

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Love the packaging, wish every skin care product is packed like this one. Luxury feeling plastic bottle with a pump, no heavy glass jar, awesome!
I used the whole bottle but won't repurchase. It has a lovely smell which does not bother me (usually I only go for scentless products) and very pleasant light texture, it moisturizes, plumps and brightens my skin. IIt doesn't cause any breakouts. However it stays tacky for ages, when I wash my face in the morning I can feel that the product still sits on top of the skin.
Lovely, but not for me.


Lip Gloss -Chanel - Rouge Double Intensité - all shades

on 10/10/2017 6:17:00 PM

For long wearing comfort, the Chanel Double Intensite fit the bill. I have the Soft Rose, which is a medium toned, grown-up rose (not overly saccharine baby pink) which adds a bit of youthful color to my moderately pigmented lips. The trick is to let the base coat dry thoroughly ( a minute or so) and then apply the crystalline gloss. The gloss gradually fades to a moist finish, it is not distractingly glossy at all.
My schedule occasionally requires me to wear a lip product that lasts at least half a day, if not more. So this really fits the bill, although for most occasions, I prefer an organic natural lip product (when I don't need such long wear) - if you're interested, see my reviews of Mineral Fusion, Gabriel, Naturkosmetic ( a German line) and a couple more organic American lines.

I have not yet found a long-lasting organic lipstick/gloss, I've looked at a lot, so if you have found one, let me know on the message board..Thanks!


Fragrances -Chanel - Gabrielle

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Was very disappointed. Not a classic Chanel scent. It smells like a weak flowery toilet spray. I love all chanel makeup and most of their scents. If I feel that its just not for me I would say, but really this is just wrong.

It also has absolutely 0 lasting power - 1 or 2 hours max. Coco on the other hand lasts all day and the next morning until I shower.

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Fragrances -Chanel - Gabrielle

on 10/9/2017 7:46:00 PM

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DH loved the clean and fresh scent. I liked it too. But it didn't last on me at all. Bummer.


Fragrances -Chanel - Gabrielle

on 10/9/2017 7:21:00 PM

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Amazing, beautiful fragrance that lasts a long time wearing.

HOWEVER, I do think this scent, although wonderful, is for a more mature woman - it's not a girly scent


Mascara -Chanel - Le Volume de Chanel Waterproof

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Sorry to break the good reviews. Hated it. It's really thick (I thought Lancome Monsieur Big was thick, nope this one takes the cake), clumpy and dry. The short bristles deposit so much product on the lashes, it immediately clumped on the first coat. I wiped it down with a tissue the second time, nope same problem. It's impossible to comb it out because of the brush. It doesn't hold a curl at all. Looking at the ingredients, it contains water as the first ingredient, and I knew straight away it won't hold a curl. Hate to say this, but this is the worst mascara I have ever tried and I have tried a lot from drugstore to high end. Go buy Covergirl Lashblast waterproof if you want similar looking brush but with better results. My HG mascara is Lancome grandiose waterproof mascara and I'm sticking to that.

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Moisturizers -Chanel - Hydra Beauty Gel Creme

on 10/7/2017 9:37:00 AM

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When I first started to get into skincare, this was the first product I bought since at that time I had oily skin. I was very lucky because I managed to get an awesome buy, since I got THREE Chanel products for just 60 euros. The coffret included this cream, a anti-pollution beauty mask and a toner.

I really liked its texture, it didn't feel greasy at all on my skin and I used it during summertime where we have temperatures like 40ºC. It stopped all my teenage breakouts and it really hydrated my skin. The only reason I didn't buy it again is the price. It's pretty expensive (around 60 euros) and I wanted to try different, cheaper creams.

Overall, if you've got the money and are willing to spend it, I really recommend this cream.

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Powder -Chanel - Double Perfection Compact

on 10/6/2017 1:16:00 AM

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This powder makes my face look very oily. It oxidizes as well. It doesn't do anything other than to highlight my imperfections. My skin looks gross with this on. I'd give it zero lippies if I could.

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Treatments (Face) -Chanel - Blue Serum

on 10/5/2017 8:40:00 PM

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Tried a sample 2 nights in a row. It did not irritate my rosacea, and my skin looked plumper in the AM after I applied this the night before. I looked less tired. I am thinking of buying this. But wow the price. I am going to look thu my mags for more samples first!

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Lipstick -Chanel - Chanel rouge allure ink

on 10/2/2017 8:01:00 PM

I just bought this lovely lipstick liquid in #162. It is smooth and moist on my lip. And it also long lasting lip color. I'm very glad to purchase this no doubt is an expensive lipstick but its done a good job.

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Liquid -Chanel - Vitalumiere Aqua Ultra-Light Skin Perfecting Makeup SPF 15

on 10/2/2017 7:05:00 AM

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This is for shade 10 Beige. I'm on my second repurchase of this. When I ran out of the my first bottle I tried other foundations, even drugstore ones that were 'dupes' such as the Bourjois healthy skin. While the color may have been close, the way it sat on my skin and staying power did not. I also tried other foundations without luck and went out and bought this one again.

This foundation is for sheer to light coverage only. It will not hide eye bags nor will it hide acne. I use this to even out my natural skin tone. I've done everything from mixing this with primer to mixing it with moisturizer (to make my own tinted moisturizer). I just need this to even out my skin tone and that's really it. I don't like the look of heavier foundations and this stays pretty matte without looking chalky or cakey. The key with this foundation is a little bit really does go a long long way.

If your skin is dry, or the air is dry that day, I would suggest mixing a bit of moisturizer with it as it dries very fast. If the humidity is up and your skin is moist that day, put it on a little bit at a time and blend right away.

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Treatments (Face) -Chanel - Hydramax + Sérum

on 10/1/2017 10:54:00 AM

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The most expensive serum I have tried $135 USD 1oz. A fresh and smoothing serum, ideal for all skin types, that moisturizes, comforts, protects and boosts overall radiance. Ideal for all skin types. There is so much hydration for evening use. Too much for my daily use. If you have dry skin, I'm sure your skin will soak it up. This would be a special purchase. Thanks for reading!

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Polishes -Chanel - May

on 10/1/2017 8:50:00 AM

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Its a pretty bubblegum pink cream, for me, opaque in two coats and easy to manipulate on the nail. I have a gazillion pinks just like this from other more affordable brands which i also enjoy. But, hey, its a Chanel, its got a nice formula, its a nice timeless pink that you can wear to work or your grandmothers or on those days when you are in the mood for being that woman who wears pink. Its a nice polish, it self levels nicely, no complaints about the colour or formula. I didn't pay full price for this and I wouldn't as its a very generic colour and Chanel polishes cost way too much money to be chasing generic colours.

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