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on 4/4/2015 6:58:00 PM
More reviews by Asianlily
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
I'm going to be one of minority here and say I really enjoy this powder. It does what the packaging says; it imparts a beautiful healthy glow. I bought this in shade 50 and use it as a bronzer. It has a slight blurring, skin perfecting effect that I think is very flattering. I tend to use this on top of my Chanel Soleil Tan De Chanel as I find that using either product on its own will last no longer than 6 hours on my skin. Using both at the same time will give me the glow for 12 hours (fading at the 10 hour mark). The packaging is stunning; beige with the Chanel logo in black. The brush it came with is soft and good for touch ups. The generous sized mirror is also good for touch ups on the go. The powder itself is very finely milled and easy to blend. I find that when I use this close to the hair line it could make my hair feel a little crunchy (?), similar to the feel of hairspray. Very odd. All in all, I reall enjoy this powder. I think it's very luxurious and it meets my needs. Definitely will repurchase if and when I run out.
4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.
on 3/29/2015 3:39:00 AM
More reviews by misscocktail
Skin: Oily, Fair, Cool
Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine
I have this in shade 20. I love the chic packaging (hey, it's Chanel). The brush that comes with it is great for touch ups and the compact has a decent mirror. On to the powder itself, I loved how glowy and dewy Gisele's skin was on the advertisements. I have combination to oily skin, so I love when a powder isn't just matte. I never achieved the glowy and dewy effect with this, though. However, my skin looks silky and a tiny bit luminous. It's a decent non-matte formula, very fine milled. It does the job by keeping my complexion even, keeps my skin semi-matte and gives a healthy look. Would I repurchase? I'm not sure, i believe there a much cheaper powders that give the same result, but just don't have the fancy packaging. Overall I like it very much.
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 3/19/2015 2:29:00 PM
More reviews by mygg
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
I have combination skin, with oily nose and forehead, dry patches and some redness. I wear it every day alone for a hint of healthy-looking coverage. Just don't count on it for anything more than that. I am content with a very light coverage. My skin looks natural and real but a more perfect and radiant version. For me it`s perfect, I love the carefree and undone look. And the feeling of wearing Chanel. :-) I like to apply it with my Mac duo fiber brush.
on 3/8/2015 9:37:00 AM
More reviews by rosielilian
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine
I don't think a lot of people get this product which is a shame.. If you are like me and HATE the look of powder and matte skin but need a little help to keep your combination skin from turning into an oil slick throughout the day then LOOK NO FURTHER! This product is a godsend for me, I love my skin to glow and will buy any foundation marketed as 'dewy' however, my skin being slightly on the oily side, I admitted defeat and went in search of a powder that would prolong my foundation whilst letting me keep that glow! Well.. For a while I thought this was impossible, I tried sooo many (one being the nars light reflecting powder - big no) with no luck and nearly gave up until I came across this one (let's face it, it was probably the words 'healthy glow' that caught my attention but how could they not!?). At Â£39 it ain't cheap but once I had tried it, I knew it had to be mine! I pop a bit on and around my nose, chin and forehead in the morning before work (7am) then I'm good for a touch up until 2/3pm! I really like the little brush it comes with and usually reach for it when applying. The cream compact is a nice change from Chanel's usual all black packaging too! I have shade 20 which is a good match for my NC/NW20 skin and I just love how luminous it makes my skin without taking away the glow of my foundation! Absolutely lovely product, thank you Chanel!
on 2/22/2015 5:14:00 AM
More reviews by freyahaseldine
Skin: Oily, Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Relaxed, Medium
I really like this product, it gives you a healthy glow over your foundation as well as setting your makeup. I bought the shade beige. I thought at first it would give me a bit more colour but this wasn't the case. It blended in well with my foundation. I can tell when I do and don't wear this powder so it is well worth investing in. Comes with a Chanel mini brush and a case. I would use a proper powder brush to apply though to get the best results. I didn't like the smell of it though as it is quite perfumed and smells a bit cheap. If it wasn't purchased from Boots I would say it had a fake cheap smell to it. But this soon passes after a few mins of applying.
on 2/8/2015 12:12:00 PM
More reviews by Studio6605
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
This product is elegant and lovely. I really love it. The reason I love it is because the finish is superbly soft and subtly glowy, giving my skin a wonderful natural illumination-from-within look. The glow and coverage is subtle and modern, and so natural. I use this product instead of foundation. While it doesn't provide "coverage", it wins for me because it "enhances" everything about my skins beautifully. It helps me look subtly polished without looking like I'm trying to hard. I feel incredibly beautiful, elegant, cared-for and womanly when applying this product. The gentle scent is lovely and uniquely Chanel, and the kabuki brush (also a gift from my partner) is the softest thing I've ever brushed across my face. The packaging is superbly sophisticated. In my opinion, this product is poetic, and the Chanel price tag is absolutely worth it.
5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.
on 1/19/2015 6:02:00 PM
More reviews by JuiceLoo
Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
Im gonna make this sad story short, so the rest of you can keep enjoung your chanel ;)This is not for me. Why? It makes me break out. A lot. And within a day or so.Colour is magnificent, smell is nice, packaging is stunning bla bla bla. Its Chanel.But i cant wear it and thats all. Keep enjoying! :)
7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.
on 11/7/2014 5:40:00 PM
More reviews by FIFI67
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Neutral
I bought this in shade 20 to use as a light natural bronzer. I did my research on this and the other reviews were great but alas...I cant get it to work for me!! It puts a strange greasy sheen on my skin which is definitely not natural or healthy glowy! I've tried different application techniques but so far I'm hugely disappointed. I'll try again and update if I crack the code...... but it shouldn't be this much hard work surely!! I would recommend trying this at the counter first. The packaging is lovely, classic Chanel, and the little circular shaped brush included is very soft, not great for applying the powder but great for sweeping away loose powder or eyeshadow fall out. Overall though...a big let down for me I'm afraid!
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
on 10/31/2014 5:38:00 AM
More reviews by Vanille9
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I am very big fan of Chanel products, especially powders. I think they are the best. They have nice scent, they last long and the colour range is perfect. I really wanted to try this powder so I bought it when my Vitalumiere Eclat was empty. Well, I got disappointed by this powder. The colour and smell is ok, but i dont like the finish. It has very visible "powdery" effect and it doesnt look nice. I see small patches of the powder on my nose after 2 or 3 hours. I keep using it until it will be empty and then I wont buy it again. I will buy Vitalumiere Eclat or Poudre Universelle.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 10/22/2014 2:30:00 AM
More reviews by cin1130
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I'm nw20 and use 20 in this. Color doesn't oxidize, perfect color for my skin. I use Chanel's retractable kabuki with this. I don't use the sponge because it makes my skin very flaky and dry. The problem is the powder has so much fallout and get all over my clothes. It does what it says but for an expensive powder, I expect this powder don't get on my clothes or my car. I just brought it so I can carry this in my purse for touch up. My HG powder is still Shiseido powdery foundation in i20.
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