Chanel Illusion D’Ombre:  Update and Application Tips

Chanel Illusion D’Ombre: Update and Application Tips

After playing with the new Chanel Illusion D’Ombre Eyeshadows, I now have some thoughts to share. Wear time: I experienced very good wear time.  My personal assessment is that these last as well as a powder eyeshadow on my lids, or better.  I have normal skin on...
Preview:  Guerlain Fall 2011

Preview: Guerlain Fall 2011

Guerlain Fall 2011 will feature nine (9) new eyeshadow palettes of four colors each (Ecrin 4 Couleurs Eyeshadows), and are set to sell for $59.  The promotional pictures promise something for everyone–there is a variety of tones, colors and neutrals for...
Chanel Le Vernis Graphite: Review and Swatches

Chanel Le Vernis Graphite: Review and Swatches

Chanel Le Vernis in Graphite ($25 #529) is a rich metallic gray with a slight hint of gold.  This warmth seems to give a slight hint of green in warm light.  There is a rich metal/glass sparkle effect that gives Graphite depth and life. The formula is the familiar...
Chanel Le Vernis Quartz Review and Swatches

Chanel Le Vernis Quartz Review and Swatches

Chanel Le Vernis in Quartz ($25 #525) is a  soft mink brown with a touch of champagne.  This is one of those extremely easy colors to wear on days when you have no idea what to wear.  The slight silver sparkle gives this warm color a cool, neutral edge.  At the same...
Chanel Le Vernis Peridot Review and Swatches

Chanel Le Vernis Peridot Review and Swatches

Chanel Le Vernis Nail Color in Peridot ($25 #531) has the life of the jewel after which it named.  A release for Fall 2011, this color is designed to add an intense flash of shifting color to your deep-toned winter wardrobe.  As a lover of deep, matte wools as the...