Sep 062012

Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lipstick in Exaltée ($34/ #93) is an intense fuchsia. This is a high-fashion, glamorous, and gorgeous burst of color.

On Liz:

Bottom line-if you love a highly feminine and polished color, Chanel Exaltée is an amazing choice. It is dramatic, lovely, and (as with so many other high-impact colors) confident. Again, the comparisons:

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Sep 062012

Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense lipstick in Palpitante ($34 /#102) is a raspberry red, an intensely pigmented red with strong fuchsia tones.


 As you can see, Palpitante has a strong blue-pink medium tone. The color is very pigmented–one gets a very strong color with a very thin layer. As with the others in the line, the formula is luxurious and moisturizing. On Liz:

Chanel Rouge Allure Palpatine creates glamour. The color, and overall texture, is rich. It’s a strong, modern color that can add a feminine touch to any outfit–whether a formal look or jeans.

As with the other Rouge Allure Intense colors, this color is not true to the tube, and may vary based on your coloring and skin. Liz and I found it to be a strong, pink-based raspberry. The formula is glowing and rich. Very Chanel.

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Sep 012012

Chanel has just launched a reformulated Rouge Allure Luminous Intense lipsticks ($34 each) and two new colors of Le Crayon Levres Lip Definer lip pencils ($29 each). When I placed my order, the kind Nordstrom Seattle Chanel Studio (downtown) provided these for our assistance. The counter has these in stock now ((206) 628-2111). These are available online at

The new Chanel Rouge Allure line has intense colors with several gorgeous reds. There are few neutrals in this particular line.

To start, here are some red Rouge Allure Intense. First is the fire red Incandescente 
(#97), the orange-red Coromandel 
(#98), the blue-red Pirate (#99), the raspberry red Palpitante 
(# 102), and the intense blue-red Passion (#104).

 One more red Rouge Allure Intense lipstick swatch–the intense pearly Inimitable (#105). In addition, there is a deep toned Rouge Profond Le Crayon Levres Lip Definer(#57). In addition, here are swatches of a pink coral Enjouée (#95) together with an intense apricot Excentrique Le Crayon Levres Lip Definer (#96).

Here are the pink Rouge Allure Intense– a soft pink Séduisante (#91), the soft cool pink Secrète (#92), the intense fuschia Exaltée (#93), the blue intense pink Extatique (#94). In addition, Chanel has released an amazing Fuchsia lip liner (#55).

There are some softer beiges and browns in the new Chanel Rouge Allure Intense line–first, the pink beige Gracile (#89), and the soft peach Pimpante (#90). In addition there is another version of Chanel’s legendary Rouge Noir (#109), a blackened red that turned classic the moment that it was released. For those looking for deeper tones, there is Déterminée (#108), a purple brown. Finally, Chanel has included the Le Crayon Levres Lip Definer in Rouge Noir (#9), which I believe has been part of the range for some time.

I hope you find this helpful. The lipsticks are available online at

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