|Chanel Quadra Eyeshadow in Lilium|
I would love one day to try one of the American Chanel quads as I keep hearing the formula is very different, and far superior to the European baked style. For now though, I'll have to make do. The shades all have some shimmer to them and are a deep emerald green, mid tone mink, very pale lime green and a light pink. A very pretty combination, but what drives me mad is that they apply so sheer. I have just swiped them with my finger and the colours almost disappear. For the price, the quality should be a lot better.
It seems such a shame that what look like beautiful colours in the pan fade away to powdery nothingness on the skin. A lot of thought must go into colour selection, so I don't understand why they can't put the same thought into the product formulation.
To show you the colours in the swatches I have applied wet and dry side by side, one photo taken in ordinary light, the other in sunlight. I love the look of the wet swatches and would be thrilled if this was how they looked when applied dry, if that makes sense! I have never had to use my Le Metier or Rouge Bunny Rouge eye colours wet to get that level of intensity so don't see why I should have to with Chanel.
|Left to right: Light Green wet, dry, Mink wet, dry, Emerald Green wet, dry, Pale Pink wet, dry|
|Left to right: Light Green wet, dry, Mink wet, dry, Emerald wet, dry, Pale Pink wet, dry (photo taken in sunlight)|
The Chanel Quadra Eye Shadow in Lilium is limited edition and costs £37.
Finally just a little apology for my lack of replying to comments on my own blog and leaving comments on others, Blogger just won't let me sign in properly and allow me to comment at all. The moment it does I will be back commenting away as I really do appreciate people taking the time to do so and equally I like to support posts on other blogs that I've found interesting and useful. Hopefully Blogger will sort itself out soon.