Chanel Quintessence Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

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Jan 30, 2019January 30, 2019

Quintessence

Chanel Quintessence Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette ($70.00 for zero.22 oz.) is a brand new, restricted version palette that includes a mixture of gold, inexperienced, neutrals, and blue. It’s a little bit of a light, springtime rainbow of hues. I used to be impressed by the feel, pigmentation, and put on of the vast majority of the palette. Deeper shades like #eight (deep blue) and the inky grey (#9) wanted extra work to mix out alongside their edges however positively a few of the best variations I’ve tried. The shimmery shades within the palette–besides #6–had been very shiny and simple to work with.

Chanel Quintessence #1 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Chanel Quintessence #1 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Chanel Quintessence #1 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Quintessence #1 Multi-Effect EyeshadowChanel Quintessence #1 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Quintessence #1

Quintessence #1 is a vibrant, light-medium aqua inexperienced with heat, golden undertones and a cooler, nearly silvery sheen. It had opaque pigmentation with an extremely silky-smooth consistency that was simple to work with and mix out on my pores and skin. It wore nicely for eight hours earlier than fading noticeably on me.

Lancome Fashion Forward (P, $19.00) is lighter, cooler (95% comparable).NYX Mermaid (P, $6.00) is extra shimmery, cooler (90% comparable).Bobbi Brown Seafoam (LE, ) is extra shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Colour Pop Heavenly (P, $5.00) is extra shimmery, darker (90% comparable).Bad Habit Ecstatic (PiP, ) is extra shimmery, darker, cooler (90% comparable).Melt Cosmetics Blue Dream (LE, ) is extra shimmery, darker, hotter (85% comparable).Melt Cosmetics Skylight (PiP, ) is lighter, cooler (85% comparable).Dior Blue Lagoon (374) Eyeshadow #5 (LE, ) is lighter (85% comparable).Smashbox Sea (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (85% comparable).

Chanel Quintessence #2 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Chanel Quintessence #2 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Chanel Quintessence #2 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Quintessence #2 Multi-Effect EyeshadowChanel Quintessence #2 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Quintessence #2

Quintessence #2 is a darkish brown with delicate, heat undertones and a satin end. It had glorious colour protection with a silky-smooth texture that was finely-milled with out being powdery. The eyeshadow utilized evenly and blended out properly alongside the perimeters. It stayed on nicely for eight hours earlier than I observed any fading.

NARS Galapagos (P, $22.00) is lighter (90% comparable).Smashbox Angles (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Melt Cosmetics Moonchild (LE, ) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Colour Pop Hot Bod (PiP, $5.00) is lighter (90% comparable).Too Faced Snooze U Lose (LE, $16.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Zoeva Cup of Joy (LE, ) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Colour Pop Bonfire (LE, $5.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Too Faced Don’t Give a Fudge (LE, $16.00) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Coloured Raine Duchess (PiP, $6.99) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Colour Pop Sorrel (LE, $5.00) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).

Chanel Quintessence #3 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Chanel Quintessence #three Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Chanel Quintessence #three Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Quintessence #3 Multi-Effect EyeshadowChanel Quintessence #3 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Quintessence #three

Quintessence #three is a muted, medium pink with sturdy, heat undertones and a semi-matte end. The texture was to the contact, but it surely was a bit extra firmly-pressed within the pan and wanted for use with a heavier hand to choose up evenly, although it wasn’t stiff or tough to mix out on my pores and skin. The pigmentation was opaque in a single layer and lasted nicely for eight hours on me.

Sydney Grace Princess (P, $5.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (95% comparable).Colour Pop 500 (LE, $5.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Sephora + Pantone Universe Marsala Matte (LE, ) is much less shimmery, darker, hotter (90% comparable).Huda Beauty Saffron (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, darker (90% comparable).MAC Strike While Haute (LE, $17.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, hotter (85% comparable).Milani Red Between the Lines (PiP, $5.99) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% comparable).Zoeva MT090 (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% comparable).Makeup Geek Untouchable (P, $9.00) is much less shimmery, brighter (85% comparable).Chanel Candeur et Experience #three (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, darker (85% comparable).Colour Pop Fortune Cookie (LE, $5.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, brighter (85% comparable).

Chanel Quintessence #4 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Chanel Quintessence #four Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Chanel Quintessence #four Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Quintessence #4 Multi-Effect EyeshadowChanel Quintessence #4 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Quintessence #four

Quintessence #four is a vibrant, light-medium gold with heat undertones and a shiny, metallic end. It had wealthy pigmentation that adhered nicely to reveal pores and skin with a , even software. The eyeshadow felt delicate, flippantly creamy, and had the shine of a heavier, denser eyeshadow method but was thinner and “melted” on my lid. It wore properly for eight hours earlier than fading noticeably on me.

Viseart Coy #6 (LE, ) is much less shimmery (95% comparable).MAC Canter (LE, $17.00) is darker (95% comparable).Guerlain Petrouchka #1 (LE, ) is extra shimmery, lighter (95% comparable).Gucci Beauty Tuscan Storm #1 (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, lighter, hotter (90% comparable).Tarte Sunset (LE, ) is darker, hotter (90% comparable).Bobbi Brown Sandcastle (LE, ) is darker (90% comparable).Huda Beauty Moon Dust (Remastered) (PiP, ) is lighter (90% comparable).Make Up For Ever ME512 Golden Beige (P, $17.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, hotter (90% comparable).LORAC Gilded (LE, $19.00) is much less shimmery, darker (90% comparable).Too Faced Dearest (PiP, ) is extra shimmery, darker (90% comparable).

Chanel Quintessence #5 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Chanel Quintessence #5 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Chanel Quintessence #5 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Quintessence #5 Multi-Effect EyeshadowChanel Quintessence #5 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Quintessence #5

Quintessence #5 is a medium gold with heat undertones and a glowing, metallic end. It had almost opaque colour protection that utilized evenly to my lid and blended out with out problem. The consistency was delicate, barely extra loosely-pressed in comparison with different shades within the palette, which made it extra liable to sheering out only a contact too shortly. It stayed on nicely for eight hours on me earlier than I observed slight fading.

LORAC Gold Leaf (LE, $19.00) is darker (95% comparable).Natasha Denona Sundazed (128Ok) (PiP, ) is hotter (90% comparable).Chanel Affresco #6 (LE, ) is much less shimmery, darker, extra muted (90% comparable).Natasha Denona Aurum (PiP, $29.00) is much less shimmery, darker (90% comparable).L’Oreal Eternal Sunshine (P, $7.99) is much less shimmery, extra muted (90% comparable).Make Up For Ever D410 Gold Nugget (P, $17.00) is much less shimmery, darker (90% comparable).Burberry Gold Shimmer #2 (LE, ) is much less shimmery (90% comparable).Colour Pop Rule Breaker (PiP, $5.00) is much less shimmery, darker, brighter (90% comparable).Chanel Rêve d’Orient #three (LE, ) is extra muted (90% comparable).Sydney Grace Treasure Hunter (P, $6.00) is much less shimmery, darker (90% comparable).

Chanel Quintessence #6 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Chanel Quintessence #6 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Chanel Quintessence #6 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Quintessence #6 Multi-Effect EyeshadowChanel Quintessence #6 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Quintessence #6

Quintessence #6 is a muted, medium-dark inexperienced with a frosted sheen. It utilized a lot darker than it appeared within the pan. It had good colour payoff that was buildable to full protection with a second layer. The texture was delicate, blendable, and simple to work with, although the end appeared to much less shiny after a couple of minutes. It lasted nicely for simply over eight hours on me earlier than I observed slight fading.

Chanel Empreinte du Desert #three (LE, ) is extra shimmery, cooler (90% comparable).NARS Hellcat (P, $22.00) is extra shimmery (90% comparable).Huda Beauty Emerald #eight (LE, ) is extra shimmery, darker (90% comparable).Urban Decay Mildew (P, $19.00) is extra shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).LORAC Clover (LE, $19.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, hotter (90% comparable).Sydney Grace Commission (P, $6.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, hotter (85% comparable).Colour Pop IE (LE, $5.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, hotter (85% comparable).Coloured Raine Side of Olives (P, $6.99) is extra shimmery, brighter (85% comparable).Sydney Grace Recruit (P, $6.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, hotter (85% comparable).MAC Sea Worship (P, $20.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, hotter (85% comparable).

Chanel Quintessence #7 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Chanel Quintessence #7 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Chanel Quintessence #7 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Quintessence #7 Multi-Effect EyeshadowChanel Quintessence #7 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Quintessence #7

Quintessence #7 is a delicate taupe with hotter, golden undertones and a semi-matte end. The end appeared extra “natural matte” than it having precise shimmer strewn by way of it. The pigmentation was opaque, whereas the consistency was , velvety, and simple to work with–and surprisingly, delicate with out being powdery. It wore nicely for eight hours earlier than it began to fade on me.

Pretty Vulgar Hide & Seek (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (95% comparable).Zoeva Never Ending (PiP, ) is cooler (95% comparable).MAC Prissy Princess (LE, ) is darker (95% comparable).Laura Mercier Cappuccino (LE, $23.00) is cooler (95% comparable).Divergent Radiant Initiation (LE, ) is extra shimmery, darker, cooler (90% comparable).Smashbox Taupe (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (90% comparable).Wet ‘n’ Wild The Night’s Quad #1 (LE, ) is lighter (90% comparable).Chanel Road Movie #four (PiP, ) is darker, hotter (90% comparable).NARS Blondie (P, $19.00) is darker, hotter (85% comparable).Kat Von D Vanish (DC, ) is darker (85% comparable).

Chanel Quintessence #8 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Chanel Quintessence #eight Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Chanel Quintessence #eight Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Quintessence #8 Multi-Effect EyeshadowChanel Quintessence #8 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Quintessence #eight

Quintessence #eight is a light, darker blue-teal with cool undertones and a semi-matte end. The texture was barely drier and far thinner in comparison with the opposite shades, and it appeared extra firmly-pressed within the pan, which made it vital to make use of a heavier hand with it to choose up product. The eyeshadow had good colour protection and utilized pretty evenly however wanted further effort to essentially diffuse the sting. It stayed on properly for eight hours earlier than fading barely.

Guerlain Two Stylish #2 (PiP, ) is lighter (95% comparable).Sephora Dark Ocean (337) (P, $eight.00) is darker, cooler (90% comparable).Disney by Sephora Lapis (LE, ) is darker (90% comparable).Make Up For Ever M240 Prussian Blue (DC, $21.00) is darker, hotter (85% comparable).Smashbox Azure (LE, ) is darker (85% comparable).Makeup Geek Peacock (P, $6.00) is darker, hotter (85% comparable).LORAC Navy (PiP, $19.00) is darker (80% comparable).Sydney Grace Ice Fishing (P, $5.00) is darker, cooler (80% comparable).Urban Decay Prank (LE, $19.00) is extra shimmery, darker, cooler (80% comparable).Marc Jacobs Beauty Make Sure (PiP, ) is extra shimmery, darker (80% comparable).

Chanel Quintessence #9 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Chanel Quintessence #9 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Chanel Quintessence #9 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow
Chanel Quintessence #9 Multi-Effect EyeshadowChanel Quintessence #9 Multi-Effect Eyeshadow

Quintessence #9

Quintessence #9 is a deep grey with cool, bluish undertones and a largely matte end. It had the thinner, barely drier consistency that appears to be extra liable to adopting the pure end of my pores and skin, e.g. absorbing a few of the oils on my pores and skin, and by no means had that actually flat, matte end. It had opaque pigmentation however the drier texture made it slightly more difficult to diffuse and mix out seamlessly. This shade lasted nicely for eight hours on me earlier than I observed slight fading.

MAC Russian Blue (LE, $17.00) is much less shimmery, darker, hotter (85% comparable).Make Up For Ever M240 Prussian Blue (DC, $21.00) is much less shimmery, lighter (85% comparable).Natasha Denona Smoke (65V) (P, $29.00) is lighter, cooler (85% comparable).Chanel Architectonic #1 (LE, ) is much less shimmery, cooler (85% comparable).Kat Von D Tornay (DC, ) is much less shimmery, darker, extra muted (85% comparable).Kat Von D Stone (LE, ) is much less shimmery, darker, extra muted (85% comparable).bareMinerals Lagoon (LE, $14.00) is extra shimmery, cooler (85% comparable).Makeup Geek Peacock (P, $6.00) is much less shimmery, lighter (80% comparable).Sydney Grace Dusk (P, $5.00) is darker (80% comparable).MAC Grey Horizon (LE, $17.00) is much less shimmery, darker (80% comparable).

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