Tag: Chanel Joues Contraste

Chanel Joues Contraste Blush 440 Quintessence

In the ever-changing makeup world with all the new launches and re-launches, it is good to have some stability. Something like a product from the 80s which is still on the market today.

And I am talking about Chanel’s Joues Contraste blush here. It is a true icon! For me personally, it is still the ultimate luxurious blush, and I have real sentiments attached to it. That is because JC was one of the first luxury makeup items I’ve ever bought many years ago.

In fact, I have a feature from 2010 where I talk about one of the shades I have.

It’s just mad how the things in the beauty industry have changed with everyone and their nan launching a brand and the prices sky rocketing (£63 Hermes blush, anyone?)

On the contrary to all of the above, it’s great to see some consistency from Chanel. Of course, they

Favourite Blush: Chanel Joues Contraste in Orchid Rose Review and Cheek Swatches

Today I want to show you my ultimate blush love. These days I hardly use any powder blushes on myself. But I still love my Chanel Orchid Rose and I use it a lot.

Ever since getting this shade of Joues Contraste a few years ago  I have been the biggest fan.  Orchid Rose gets used every single day!

This is how it looks like in the pan:

The very clever  sales assistant who works  at my local Chanel counter  told me that Orchid Rose was their bestseller. Apparently, it suits most skin tones.

Below you can see how it looks like on my hand. Although it is a powder blush, it melds into the skin, and never sits on top.

I rarely post photos of myself but today I want to show you how this blush looks like on my face.