Coral blush, anyone?
I have a feeling that Le Blush Creme de Chanel in Revelation is going to be extremely popular. Revelation is somewhere between a pink coral and a pink grapefruit, very much on-trend. The swatch above is the blush in full intensity, but like the rest of this Le Blush Creme de Chanel line, it can be sheered to the desired level. As you blend the blush, its silicone texture melts into your base makeup, the matte finish makes the blush one with the skin. It's easy to apply with various brushes or with your fingers (keep a makeup wipe close by to clean your hands before you accidentally touch your clothes).
Application is quick and easy, you only need a small dot of product for each cheek, and the blush's longevity is phenomenal and seems to be summer-resistant. One odd thing: Chanel regular blushes (as well as eye shadows) all come with a protective plastic insert. For some reason, Le Blush Creme de Chanel doesn't have it, though it could have been quite useful to protect the product from drying. I believe the silicone texture is resilient enough (unlike Chanel cream eye shadows that really could use a flat disk such as the one Lancome provides). Still, I wish for just a little more attention to detail.
The blushes come in the standard Chanel velveteen pouch that protects the compact from scratches. No applicator is provided, and that's perfectly fine with me.The mirror inside is wide enough for use on the go.
Chanel Fall 2013 Le Blush Creme de Chanel: Revelation ($38) is already at the counters. Also online from nordstrom.com.