Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Chanel Illusion D'Ombre Cream Shadows

Eyes: Chanel Illusion D'Ombre Cream Shadow in Emerveille / Chanel Inimitable Mascara

We've fallen in love with Chanel Illusion D'Ombre long-wear cream eyeshadows. The glittery formula glides on really smoothly and has a lightweight, mousse-like feel. One of our favorite shades is Emerveille, pictured above. It's a pretty peachy pink that makes a great daytime eye shadow base. It looks good worn alone for a soft look. You can also use this one as a highlighter on the bridge of your nose and the high points of the cheekbone. For a more dramatic look, we love Mirifique, which is a gorgeous shimmery black. It creates a perfect smokey eye when smudged all over (see below photo) and can also be used as an eyeliner (see both photos). It glides on easily with a slanted eyeliner brush. The cool thing about this  formula is that you can control the intensity. Below, a light wash of black was applied over the lids, which gives it more of a charcoal effect than stark black. The cream shadow can be layered for a darker effect. A great inbetween shade is Ebloui, which is a brown with a deep berryish pink hue. This one looks good worn all over the lid or at the crease to create a little depth (see top photo). Each cream shadow comes with a brush but can be applied with your fingers.

Eyes: Chanel Illusion D'Ombre in Mirifique (lids and liner) / Chanel Inimitable Mascara



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