Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Chantecaille Aqaublush- Charming

Few things rival the effect of a good blush on gloomy day. Chantecaille Aqaublush in Charming is a perfect perky pick-me-up. It starts with the Aquablush texture: a water-based gel that is still very creamy and feels cool when you first put it on. It's a weird sensation but quite pleasant. The blush looks scary at first, because it incredibly pigmented and applies a bit thick and opaque. But this Chantecaille color stick is incredibly easy to blend- I've used it with every blush brush I own- both natural and synthetic fibers in every possible shape and density. A couple of seconds sheering the color and buffing it onto my cheeks result in perfectly flushed cheeks.

Charming is a warm rose color. At first I worried it was too warm and even a bit salmon-like (see the bottom part of the swatch. It's almost scary). But this blush is actually a very natural color that picks on the appropriate skin undertones and ends up looking healthy and flattering. Blended into my foundation and skin, Charming is a great choice for a neutral makeup look. My cheeks stay happily blushed and flushed throughout the day- I always use finishing powder that keeps everything in place and find Chantecaille Aquablush to be a great performer- right up there with Le Metier de Beaute and Edward Bess cream blushes.

Bottom Line: love.

Chantecaille Aqaublush ($42) is available from top department stores as well as online.

All photos are mine.


  1. This looks really lovely. Where are Chantecaille products available?x

  2. This looks lovely and if it's as good as Edward Bess Compact Rouge, I'm sold!

    @Simone, you can get Chantecaille from SpaceNK. You have to call up (details on the UK website) but they do deliver to more Countries than they show online.


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