Jun 30, 2012

Chanel Joues Contraste: Rose Initiale

Chanel Joues Contrate Blush Rose Initiale (available here) - $43  Part of the Les Essentiels de Chanel makeup collection for Fall 2012.

Unique powder blusher offers buildable coverage, from natural to dramatic, and imparts a flattering radiance to cheeks. Remarkably silky texture ensures easy application of seamless colour. Applied high on the cheekbone, or near the eyes, it instantly 'lifts' and softens the face for a more youthful look.

Les Essentiels de Chanel Fall Makeup 2012 Joues Contrate Blush Rose Initiale Beauty Blog Swatches Reviews Ingredients FOTD Looks
Les Essentiels de Chanel Fall Makeup 2012 Joues Contrate Blush Rose Initiale Beauty Blog Swatches Reviews Ingredients FOTD Looks
Les Essentiels de Chanel Fall Makeup 2012 Joues Contrate Blush Rose Initiale Beauty Blog Swatches Reviews Ingredients FOTD Looks

Chanel's newest Joues Contrate - Rose Initiale - is a light shade of pink.  In the pan, it looks mostly pink, though on my skin I detect maybe a tiny hint of peach to it (which might be because of the fine shimmer that gives a glow to the skin).  Like most of the Chanel powder products, this too is perfumed, not something that bothers me overly but might be an issue for anyone with a sensitive nose.  Texture-wise, this is a powder version and not a baked version that I have always got back in India - and I think I prefer these to the baked versions.

Chanel Joues Contraste Rose Initiale - Swatches/Makeup

Les Essentiels de Chanel Fall Makeup 2012 Joues Contrate Blush Rose Initiale Beauty Blog Swatches Reviews Ingredients FOTD Looks
Les Essentiels de Chanel Fall Makeup 2012 Joues Contrate Blush Rose Initiale Beauty Blog Swatches Reviews Ingredients FOTD Looks

The quality, as always, is amazing with the powder just melting into the skin.  On my darker skin, I just get a hint of pink and a bit of warmth.  Ideally, I would recommend this as the perfect blush for skin tones at least a tiny bit lighter than I am - it would show up better, in my opinion :)

Chanel Joues Contrate Rose Initiale - Ingredients

Les Essentiels de Chanel Fall Makeup 2012 Joues Contrate Blush Rose Initiale Beauty Blog Swatches Reviews Ingredients FOTD Looks

10 comments:

  1. Pretty shade :) But not for my deep dusky skin.
    Nice review Rads :)

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    1. Ya..I think we have similar skin tones, and this won't show up too well..

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  2. Very pretty! I wish it showed up on my skin :(
    I expected a somewhat deeper blush being that this is a fall collection you know, this is more like a spring/summer type blush color.

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  3. Thats a lovely rosy shade Rads..would love to try it on!! :D :D :D

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    1. Hii Cali..am sure it would look awesome on you!

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  4. This is a beautiful Rosy pink. <3 Loved it. :D I hv an Avon Dupe of this. :P But that shows up on deeper tones as well :) Its called "Hibiscus".

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    1. Hi Jyoti :) Avon makes such pretty blushes..haven't tried any, but my friend and I, we literally eat up the catalog soon as it gets delivered, and the blushes look amazing. We usually end up buying the nail polishes and eyeliners :D Hibiscus sounds like it will be a perfect pink for deeper tones!

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  5. There goes my blush ban....gotto have this one !!!

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