Chanel Charming Eyeshadow Palette Review

Chanel Charming Eyeshadow Palette Review

The Collection Nuit Infinie collection brings us the Chanel Charming Ombres Matelassees eyeshadow palette ($80), a neutral-with-a-twist palette that gives a foolproof dark smokey eye. This selection includes five workhorse shades that lean toward the deeper side of...
Chanel Variation Eyeshadow Quad Swatches and Review

Chanel Variation Eyeshadow Quad Swatches and Review

Chanel recently released a small eye collection Les Expressions de Chanel outside the U.S. (details here). This includes three eyeshadow quads, including the new Chanel Eyeshadow Quad Variation (#37), part of the Violet Expression Set. The collection also includes...
Chanel Sable-Émouvant Eyeshadow Duo Review

Chanel Sable-Émouvant Eyeshadow Duo Review

Chanel Sable-Émouvant Eyeshadow Duo ($42) is quite possibly my favorite item from the easy, soft, feminine Chanel Summer 2012 collection. It’s a stunning, soft, pigmented shimmery confection of a shimmery sandy creamy ivory and a warm reddish shimmery brown. The...
Chanel Blazing Gold Eyeshadow Review

Chanel Blazing Gold Eyeshadow Review

Chanel Ombre Essentielle Soft Touch Eyeshadow in Blazing Gold ($28.50/#407) is a medium yellow eyeshadow with large shimmer particles. I feel the same way about Chanel Blazing Gold as I do about many of the items in Chanel Holiday 2011.  That is, these Holiday items...
Chanel Beige Lamé Eyeshadow Review

Chanel Beige Lamé Eyeshadow Review

Chanel Ombre Essentielle Soft Touch Eyeshdow in Beige Lamé ($ 28.50/ #417) is a very subtle, sophisticated eyeshadow.  As many readers know, Cafe Makeup has a soft spot for beautiful neutrals with a kick.  In the case of Chanel Beige Lamé, the color is a soft neutral...
Chanel Vanites Swatches and Review

Chanel Vanites Swatches and Review

Chanel Quadra Eye Shadow in Vanites ($57 /#08) is a re-release of an eyeshadow quad that was formerly launched years ago, then discontinued.  It is now back as part of Chanel’s Sophisticated Eye Collection.  For some reason, I missed the earlier version and so...
Chanel Twilight and Gris Exquise Swatches and Reviews

Chanel Twilight and Gris Exquise Swatches and Reviews

Chanel has recently released two new Ombre Essentielle Soft Touch Eyeshadows, always an occasion for rejoicing. Chanel Ombre Essentielle in Twilight ($28.50 #89), part of the Sophisticated Eye Collection, is a cool candy pink: Twilight has some sparkle and pigment....