Tuesday, June 17, 2014
104 PALPITATION CHANEL OMBRE ESSENTIELLE SOFT TOUCH EYESHADOW - SWATCHES AND REVIEW
104 PALPITATION is a limited edition eyeshadow from the Chanel 2014 Fall Collection ÉTATS POÉTIQUES. It is described as a soft rose but it does have hints of pale peach undertones. There are six single eyeshadows released with this collection and I purchased all of them except one - Admiration. The Chanel Ombre Essentielle soft touch eyeshadows currently retail for $29.50 USD and contain .07 oz of product. Palpitation is a very beautiful, unique Chanel color that can also be worn not only as an eyeshadow but also as a blush. As an eyeshadow it wasn't as powdery as Pulsion and Exaltation - it had a smoother finish and I didn't experience any fall out. As a blush it gave my cheeks a soft pink peach glow that really brightened up the face. If I'm being truly honest I expected Palpitation to swatch brighter and more pink. It just doesn't seem to align with the whole bold and bright color scheme but I'm still super excited that I have it.
The texture for the majority of these is soft and smooth but quite powdery. Even though these eyeshadows look bold in the pan they actually blend down to a rather sheer and soft look. To amp up the color I like to apply the eyeshadow with a dampened brush to allow for a more vibrant swatch and to lessen the fallout from the eyeshadow. Wear times can vary depending on how heavy these are applied. When applied dry they wear for about six to seven hours with significant fading. When applied wet or slightly damp the wear time was longer (about ten hours) with slight fading.
Check out the entire collection here: CHANEL 2014 FALL COLLECTION ÉTATS POÉTIQUES
Review of Innocence blush here: 160 INNOCENCE CHANEL JOUES CONTRASTE POWDER BLUSH - SWATCHES AND REVIEW
Review of Orage nail colour here: 631 ORAGE CHANEL LE VERNIS NAIL COLOUR - SWATCHES AND REVIEW
Review of 96 AURA ROUGE COCO SHINE here: 96 AURA CHANEL ROUGE COCO SHINE HYDRATING COLOUR LIPSHINE - SWATCHES AND REVIEW
Review of 95 VIVA ROUGE COCO SHINE here: 95 VIVA CHANEL ROUGE COCO SHINE HYDRATING COLOUR LIPSHINE - SWATCHES AND REVIEW
Review of 94 CONFIDENT ROUGE COCO SHINE here: 94 CONFIDENT CHANEL ROUGE COCO SHINE HYDRATING SHEER LIPSHINE - SWATCHES AND REVIEW
Review of 93 INTIME ROUGE COCO SHINE here: 93 INTIME CHANEL ROUGE COCO SHINE HYDRATING SHEER LIPSHINE - SWATCHES AND REVIEW
Review of 112 PULSION EYESHADOW here: 112 PULSION CHANEL OMBRE ESSENTIELLE SOFT TOUCH EYESHADOW - SWATCHES AND REVIEW
Review of 108 EXALTATION EYESHADOW here: 108 EXALTATION CHANEL OMBRE ESSENTIELLE SOFT TOUCH EYESHADOW - SWATCHES AND REVIEW
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