I dug back into the Chanel Ecolsion Palette (Spring 2012) for this look. I LOVE the Burgundy color in this palette. I think it’s fair to say that it’s my favorite…
I went back to the Chanel Spring 2012 Ecolosion Quad for this. These shadows are so amazing… just gorgeous.
I only had a bit of time to get ready, and I wanted to try the new Amore Pacific Foundation. Wow, I really like this stuff. I think it’ll work great on dry skin, as my oily skin needed a bit of blotting after about 4 hours. But overall, it held up beautifully:
I got to take a look at the Chanel Spring 2012 collection and OMG… love much of it. There are some major passes for me… the lipstick is a no, as well as the nail polishes. I just don’t care for them. The Lip Pencils are a pass, same for the rose eyeshadow single, and two of the glosses. But the rest? FABULOUS!
So, for starters… I brought home what I feel are the two absolute must haves of the collection:
The Eclosion Eyeshadow Palette and the Grenat eye pencil are unexpectedly wonderful. The palette colors are all extremely silky, richly saturated, and really pigmented. They blend together effortlessly. Chanel does Spring probably better than just about any other time of year. They really capture the richness of fresh color, without going overboard. I was really impressed with the quad.
The sleeper hit of this collection for me is the Grenat Eye Pencil. At first, I turned my nose up at the idea of a ‘burgundy’ eye pencil… especially for Spring. But it is just beautiful on. It’ll work much better with olive based or brown skin tones. I can see this color looking too ‘pronounced’ on fair skinned beauties… without some major blending.