Thursday, April 04, 2013

Chanel Glossimer: Crushed Cherry, Daydream

It's been a while since Chanel released so many new shades of Glossimer at once. The new summer colors are heavy on the berry, which personally I find utterly delightful (there's also a clear one, Ocean Shimmer, but it's hard to be excited about that). Several of the new Chanel glosses are also extremely shimmery and shiny; bordering on glitter, actually. But they're very pretty and the colors are flattering, so I allowed myself one shimmer bomb.

I picked Crushed Cherry (176), a dark burgundy with a smooth shiny finish with no actual shimmer, and Daydream (174), a deep hot pink high shimmer (metallic particles). Both are very rich in pigment and can be worn alone without a lipstick base. The particles in Daydream are visible, but the texture isn't gritty at all (especially compared to Chanel Glossimers of a decade ago). It's about half a tone rosier than my natural lip color, so it adds more than just shine and shimmer. Crushed Cherry is like a sheer liquid lipstick, just dramatic enough to make the look. I adore both.

Chanel Glossimers are classic lip glosses. They're moisturizing, somewhat plumping, start a little sticky but settle nicely and comfortably on the lips. These Glossimers don't contain fragrance (I checked the boxes) and I can't detect any scent, natural or artificial.

Bottom Line: As long as Chanel keeps making Glossimers I'll be at the counter buying them.

Chanel Glossimer in Crushed Cherry and Daydream (and the rest of the Collection Révélation, $29.50 each) are available on and at Saks, the rest of Chanel counters will be getting them any day now.

1 comment:

  1. Crushed Cherry MUST be mine. It looks like everything I had hoped Jalousie would be, but which ended up being too vivid.


I love comments and appreciate the time you take to connect with me, but please do not insert links to your blog or store. Those will be deleted. The comment feature is not intended to provide an advertising venue for your blog or your commercial site.

See Also

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...