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on 7/2/2003 2:25:00 AM
More reviews by caramelblonde
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine
I got this one from my mother. She said it was too cakey on her, so I got to use it. The powder's very matte and it has good coverage. If you have oily skin and looking for a matte finish, I'd say this is what you're looking for. The packaging is very simple and classic. Once you apply some, your face does look powdery, but after a few minutes, it looks natural.
on 7/1/2003 11:05:00 AM
More reviews by mekky
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I love this foundation. The great thing is it is not heavy. It covers my acne scars and is the only makeup that does not irritate my skin. The color is absolutely perfect for my skin and this could not be any better.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 6/30/2003 5:32:00 AM
More reviews by kyttikat
Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Other, Other, Other
With such great coverage from this foundation, I find I can use it alone (not with undereye concealer) and it lasts a reasonably long time (about 6 hours). The shinies are covered up, but applied dry, my face also looks... well, powdery. I much prefer the dewy look, but for flawless skin this is what I turn to every time. Works great in hot Summer weather - keeps away oil and still doesn't feel too heavy on my skin. The compact is typical Chanel chic, but a bit large and chunky. Then there's the price (close to $50)... but overall, a decent product and one I will continue to use for lack of better performance elsewhere.
on 6/16/2003 11:55:00 AM
More reviews by aznbebebabe
Skin: Normal, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I did not like this at all. It was too powdery on and looked very unnatural. All the colors were wrong for me, it seems as though all the colors were a little too peachy for my very yellow skin tone. All in all, there are better out there for less than this.
on 5/19/2003 7:00:00 AM
More reviews by martini2000
Skin: Normal, Other, Not Sure
For once a foundation my sensitive skin tolerates and doesn't give a cakey look. I usually don't wear foundation, because I have a clear complexion. I use this one, when I want to look still natural, yet polished. This is exactly what this foundations give. A natural, radiant finish. I can still see my skin and freckles through the thin layer of powder. So I use it as a pressed powder ( I can't use the actual pressed powders of chanel, as they don't have a matching color for me), but you can also use it wet for a heavier coverage and matter finish. I really love the look it gives my skin!!!
on 5/13/2003 10:27:00 AM
More reviews by sweetf
Skin: Combination, Other, Not Sure
I usually wear this when i'm in a hurry to go out and don't have enough time. This gives a good coverage without looking as if you piled alot of makeup in your face. Looks more natural than the MAC one. It gives me a smooth face and hides red spots on my face. But this doesn't last the whole day.
on 4/21/2003 12:03:00 AM
More reviews by gulmul
This really should be considered a powder. The texture is incredible! It hid all of my pores and made my skin look like a baby's. I have some complaints however. I think this is what is making me breakout, and I usually don't ever breakout. Plus, my nose and chin get oily after a couple of hours. That's sad, because if it wasn't for that, I would definitely buy it again. I am still debating whether to or not because of what it amazingly does for the skin's appearance. It's probably a lot better for less oily skin.
on 3/9/2003 10:37:00 AM
More reviews by blueboon
This is wonderful! I don't need separate liquid foundation and powder anymore, I just put this on and go! Looks very natural and lasts long. On my student budget I don't buy many expensive cosmetics, but this is worth every penny.
on 3/7/2003 7:56:00 PM
More reviews by ichigo
I was really disappointed with this. I usually have good luck with Chanel products, but this was terrible for me. It is way too cakey and powdery and no matter how much moisturizer I use I can't get rid of the cakey-ness. It also makes my skin feel a bit itchy and tight. I actually think I look better with no makeup at all rather than wearing this. The color (Vanilla) however, was a very good match, so at least it blended into my skin well. You may want to avoid this product if you have dry, sensitive skin.
on 2/28/2003 1:18:00 PM
More reviews by merline
thanks GOD I FINALLY FOUND MY HOLY GRAIL in powder foundation! i already tried lots of high end brand but i always end up in itchy red blotches face. chanel did give me relief, thanks CHANEL!
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