This post was requested by, The Beauty Archive and i thought it was a great idea, so thank you for that. As you all know by now, Chanel is my go to brand for makeup and i think after buying beauty products from them over the past 8 years, i now know which products they do exceptionally well.
I hope this post will help people who want to try Chanel makeup for the first time or would like to extend their collection by adding Chanel products to it. We all know it is high end makeup and certainly not cheap; so, here are the top 5 products from Chanel that are worth the effort and you will go back to time and time again.
1. Vitalumiere Aqua Ultra Light Skin Perfecting Makeup SPF 15. 30ml/£32.00
I have tried many foundations over the years. This is a very exceptional one from Chanel. It is super light weight, gives a ‘waterlike’ feel on the skin and a great medium coverage while blending out very well with a sheer feel to it.
It gives a dewy natural finish and i don’t feel like i am wearing any foundation at all. One thing about it is, it does have a fragrance. I have sensitive skin and i have never had a problem with breakouts at all. This may be because it is non-comedigenic. I am on my third bottle now and have no plans to change it. If you love a ‘no feel’ foundation with great coverage, this is the one for you.
2. Blush Creme de Chanel Cream Blush, 2.5gm/£27.00
A great effortless blusher. It goes on very well with a stippling brush, (i use MAC 130) and blends out beautifully. Sets to a powder finish and stays put all day with no patchiness or fading. Dries matte with a natural flushed look to the cheeks. I own one at the moment but plan to buy more. Lovely fool proof blush. There is no fragrance in this blush either.
3. Rouge Coco Shine Hydrating Lipstick 3gm/£24.00
I love all Chanel lipsticks, they are just the best out there; however, i love the Rouge Coco Shine because they are a fun, carefree ‘balm like’ lipstick. They have a very moisturizing feel to them and do not dry out the lips at all. Chanel have also brought out a new Rouge Coco Shine Intense lipstick too, which has more pigmentation, so lasts much longer on the lips. Pictured above and on my lips below, is just one of them, 87 Rendez-Vous, a beautiful bright pink. I own a few of both varieties and just adore them.
4. Lip Defining Pencil, 34 Natural £17.50
Another staple of mine. I always use lip pencils because they make the lipstick last longer on the lips and gives a perfect shaped lip too with no bleeding out either. The Chanel pencil in shade natural, can be used with any shade as its the colour of ‘your’ lips and it stays put once applied, unlike some that can just wear off almost immediately or when lipstick is applied. A must have product!
5. Stylo Yeux. Long lasting Waterproof Eyeliner, 84 Taupe. £19.00
I cannot live without Chanel Stylo Yeux eye pencils. Fantastic eyeliners for both the outer edge of the eye or the waterline. It does need to be warmed on the back of the hand for a few seconds to get going but once applied, stays put with no smudging whatsoever. Seriously, best eye pencils ever! Again; i own a few of these and some are limited edition. Taupe is ongoing and a good all rounder for any eye colour.
I own other products i love by Chanel. I love all their formulations of lipsticks, pressed and loose face powders and i love the Illusion D’Ombre eyeshadows too.
The top 5 i have mentioned above, are the stand out, must have staples, which i believe are ideal to start or add to a makeup collection.
I hope you enjoyed this post and would love your feedback on which Chanel products you think stand out too. Take care and i will see you all soon.