Chanel Joues Contraste Marathon – The Final Lap

Chanel Joues Contraste Marathon – The Final Lap

The Winter Olympics are now over, and so too the blush marathon must end.  I feel as though I’ve spent a significant amount of time over the last few weeks on Chanel products, so it is time to add some variety.  Later on, there may be time to add some more...
Chanel Blush Marathon- Rose Bronze

Chanel Blush Marathon- Rose Bronze

The final blush that is part of the Chanel Joues Contraste marathon is Rose Bronze (currently available, $42).  This blush is an unusual bronzy-peach with a touch of pink.  The blush has a soft, warm bronzy iridescent sheen that will look lovely on warm skin tones,...
Chanel Blush Marathon- Joues Contraste Narcisse

Chanel Blush Marathon- Joues Contraste Narcisse

Chanel’s Fall 2007 U.S. Collection included Joues Contraste in Narcisse, which was discontinued a few months ago.  For Chanel, this was a much shorter product cycle than many of their blushes.  Narcisse was an extremely popular color, and its fans are left to...
Chanel Blush Marathon: Joues Contraste Luna

Chanel Blush Marathon: Joues Contraste Luna

There are some products which Chanel puts out that are so inexplicable, I cannot help but buy them just so I can try to understand them.  Rachel Zoe recently said in one of her recent Zoe Reports: If you are someone who identifies with the fashion world, you probably...
Chanel Blush Marathon:  Joues Contraste in Mocha

Chanel Blush Marathon: Joues Contraste in Mocha

Chanel Joues Contraste in Mocha (currently available, $42), is a recent addition to my makeup collection.  Here’s my question:  Why did I wait so long to buy this?  It’s beautiful! Mocha applies as a mauve-rose with a touch of brown, and has a very glowy,...
Chanel Joues Contraste Blush Marathon:  Fandango

Chanel Joues Contraste Blush Marathon: Fandango

Chanel’s Joues Contraste in Fandango (currently available, $42) is a lovely deep red-brown that seems to work on a variety of skin tones. I knew when I saw Fandango for the first time that I would use one up.  I’m so happy that this is a part of the...
Chanel Blush Marathon:  In Love

Chanel Blush Marathon: In Love

Chanel’s Joues Contraste blush in In Love (currently available, $42), is a softly pigmented peach-toned blush with a touch of pink and gold. This blush gives a soft glowy look.  The effect is subtle.  If you are looking for pronounced color this is not your...
Chanel Joues Contraste Marathon:   Nude

Chanel Joues Contraste Marathon: Nude

Chanel Joues Contraste Blush in Nude ($42) was released during the middle of 2007.  In the pan, it appears to be a very soft nearly-matte beige. On the cheek, the blush gives a very natural soft-beige-peach glow.  Those who have a touch of red in their cheeks find...
Chanel Blush Marathon: Joues Contraste Enchanteresse

Chanel Blush Marathon: Joues Contraste Enchanteresse

Chanel Joues Contraste in Enchanteresse ($42) was originally released during Holiday ’07. Essentially, Enchanteresse gives a warm, glowy bronzing finish to the cheek with a touch of shimmery rose that can lean toward red. Its a gorgeous neutral. I’ve found...