Hi Darlings, today’s post is going to be the review and swatches of the Chanel Ombre Première Top Coat in the shades (317) Carte Blanche and (327) Pénombre.
They are part of Chanel’s Fall-Winter collection dedicated to black and white, the two iconic Chanel shades.
This is a very interesting product I got to play with at work and I’m going to share everything I’ve learned.
You can get them on Chanel’s website for 36$ each.
(317) Carte Blanche
- (317) Carte Blanche is a shimmery warm-toned white.
- (327) Pénombre is a shimmery grey-green.
They are single eyeshadows which are not my favourite because I prefer palettes but for this kind of formula it makes sense they are singles.
Being Chanel the packaging is gorgeous, super fancy and it comes with a velvet pouch, a tiny mirror and a little applicator (which is a bit ridiculous in my opinion) too.
FORMULA & PIGMENTATION
The formula is creamy and very sheer, it is like a gel glitter but it’s not gritty in texture. They are made to be used over a powder eyeshadow and they don’t have much fallout.
I personally like them on their own because I like the sheer almost wet look.
The best way to put them on is with your fingers.
That’s the major downside for me, sadly on my lids, they crease in less than 2 hours, whether I use a primer underneath or not but I have extremely oily eyelids so it might be a problem only for me.
- Colour: 10/10
- Longevity: 5/10
- Application: 8/10
- Texture: 8/10
- Pigmentation: 7/10
- Packaging: 9/10
These eyeshadows look so beautiful, I love the black and white theme and the dark shade is also very unique. The packaging is stunning and I like that they are a bit sheer but sadly they are a pass for me because they don’t last on my lids. I can still use the white in the inner corners but as an actual top coat, they don’t last (again it might be because my eyelids are super oily).
I really hope you guys enjoyed it, don’t forget to like, comment and share to let me know all your thoughts and if you have any question.
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