Chanel White Opal (40) Highlighting Powder Review & Swatches

Feb 24, 2019

White Opal (40)

Chanel White Opal (40) Highlighting Powder ($58.00 for zero.three oz.) is a pale beige base with a delicate pink-to-violet shifting pearl. It had semi-opaque, buildable pigmentation with a easy, extra firmly-pressed consistency that was agency with out being stiff to work with, although you’ll wish to use a reasonably dense or denser brush. It was yielding sufficient that a fan brush would give a fragile dusting of sheen, however usually, I believe most will favor a reasonably dense highlighting brush (like typical tapered ones).

This explicit tackle this shade has a extra powdery base, which was much less glowing because it was noticeably powdery on my pores and skin, although, which was its downfall. At very sheer protection, it was simply wonderful, however to get to a noticeable sheen on my complexion (medium to semi-opaque, blended software), it may have sat higher on my pores and skin–and generally, Chanel’s cheek powders (together with different shades on this components) are inclined to look pretty utilized. On me, the highlighter lasted nicely for eight hours earlier than fading noticeably.

NYX Snow Rose (P, $7.99) is cooler (95% comparable).Anastasia Pink Heart (LE, ) is extra shimmery (90% comparable).Wet ‘n’ Wild Winter Falls in LA (LE, $four.99) is extra shimmery (90% comparable).OFRA Cloud 9 (LE, $29.00) is extra shimmery (90% comparable).Coloured Raine Fashion Show (P, $25.00) is extra shimmery, hotter (90% comparable).Laura Geller Diamond Dust (P, $26.00) is extra shimmery (90% comparable).Essence Be My Spacelight (P, $four.49) is darker, cooler (90% comparable).Milani Unicorn Dreams (PiP, ) is extra shimmery (90% comparable).Becca Pink Pyrite (LE, $38.00) is extra shimmery (90% comparable).Colour Pop Touche (LE, $eight.00) is darker, hotter (90% comparable).

Formula Overview

$58.00/zero.three oz. – $193.33 Per Ounce

Chanel described the powder as having a “sheer, radiant finish,” and I’d anticipate “sheer” to point extra of a veil of radiance–it’s not the clearest description. There are noticeable sparkles/micro-glitters in each shades launched, so I might contemplate it appropriate for somebody who likes sparkle and extra intense highlighters. The powders utilized, blended, and lasted nicely on my pores and skin.


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About the Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry pores and skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nostril, and below the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with delicate, hotter yellow undertones. Her finest basis matches embody: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (finest match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140).

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