Friday, 24 May 2013

Chanel Summer 2013 Makeover featuring L'Ete Papillon de Chanel

Hi, everyone! I attended a Chanel makeover at The Bay a couple months ago and had a fantastic experience, so was eager to sign up for their latest beauty event, featuring the ultra-colourful L'Ete Papillon de Chanel Summer 2013 collection. I got a sneak peek of the collection last month, which a) made me feel like a super secret beauty spy and b) got me really excited to try out the new summer goodies. L'Ete Papillon de Chanel offers a variety of fun, vibrant hues for lips, eyes, and nails; bold, but with the inevitably chic feel that Chanel always brings to the table.

Here's a picture of the collection on display:

L'Ete Papillon de Chanel, Summer 2013 Collection display

The lovely makeup artist, Jennifer, asked me what type of look I was going for. I told her I was super interested in the new summery shades of Inimitable Mascara and would love to create a look that let these vibrant hues stand out. Her makeup artist instincts kicked in, quickly exclaiming "let's play with pinks on the eyes, it'll really make the blue and green mascara stand out!"

And she was right! Here's a closeup of the finished eye look:


As you can see, she used a palette of ivory, pink, and plum eye shadows (Les Quatres Ombres Eye Shadow Quad in Seduction) paired with electric blue and aqua on the lashes (Inimitable Waterproof Mascara in Blue Note and Lime Light). She also used a couple of the new Stylo Eye Shadows to intensify the look. Pink Lagoon was applied as a base and Black Stream was used to add extra smoke to the crease and outer corner. They blended like a dream! I really loved the finished look.

She also added super precise, dramatic winged eyeliner, which is always up my alley. Here's a view of the look with eyes closed:


She kept my skin even and glowy with the help of Vitalumiere Aqua Foundation and Les Beiges de Chanel Healthy Glow Powder. Both products are quite sheer, but they made my skin look great! She opted for subtle, rosy cheeks (Joues Contraste Powder Blush in Rose Initial) and nude glossy lips (Rouge Coco Shine in Idylle and Levres Scintillantes Glossimer in Zephyr) to complement the plummy smokey eye and colourful lashes. 

Here are some shots of the entire look:



Yes, I took these selfies in the mall ;)
Here's a full breakdown of what was used:

Face:
Vitalumiere Aqua Foundation in #10 Beige
Correcteur Perfection Concealer in #10 Beige Clair (underneath eyes and on blemishes)
Les Beiges de Chanel Powder in #20, (to set foundation and add some extra coverage)
Joues Contraste Powder Blush in Rose Initial
Soleil Tan de Chanel Sheer Illuminating Fluid (as a bronzing highlighter on cheekbones)

Eyes:
Crayon Sourcils Sculpting Eyebrow Pencil in #10 Blond Clair
Stylo Eye Shadow in Pink Lagoon (as a base for the powder shadows)
Les Quatres Ombres de Chanel Eye Shadow Quad in Seduction (mix of pink, plum, ivory, and taupe shades)
Stylo Eye Shadow in Black Stream (to add smokiness to the outer corner)
Joues Contraste Powder Blush in Reflex (as a highlight colour in the middle of the lid)
Inimitable Waterproof Mascara in Blue Note (top lashes) and Lime Light (bottom lashes)

Lips:
Rouge Coco Shine Lipstick in Idylle
Levres Scintillantes Glossimer in Zephyr

And here are a few more shots of the look, from when I returned home after the makeover. As you can see, Vitalumiere Aqua had gotten quite dewy on my skin, but I don't fault the foundation because Jennifer had used quite hydrating products underneath it. I'd like to think I looked glowy, rather than oily! :)




Overall, I had a great time at the event and was super happy with the finished look! The eye makeup was especially lovely; so complex and smokey, but totally wearable. And I was definitely wooed by the coloured mascara! I picked up a few goodies from the collection before I left (surprise, surprise), so look out for reviews soon!

Have any of you checked out the new L'Ete Papillon de Chanel summer collection yet? Are you loving it as much as I am? Have you been to any fun beauty events lately?

Thanks for reading! xo

40 comments:

  1. such a gorgeous collection!

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    1. Thanks! I totally fell in love with it :)

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  2. The eyeshadow colours are so pretty together, I have to say I'm inspired to copy this look haha. I love the look of Vitalumiere Aqua; your skin is glowing!

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    1. Thanks! I was really happy with the unexpected, yet lovely colour combo. You should definitely copy it! And thanks- I was pleasantly surprised by the Vitalumiere Aqua! :)

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  3. Gorgeous, Jen! And I love the way she did your brows, too. You'll definitely have to recreate this look again... perhaps on me?

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    1. Aww, thanks! I'd love to re-create this on you when I visit next month! Fun! xo

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  4. this really IS totally wearable! i'd never guess that pink eye shadow can look so subtle and smoky (i was totally thinking of like Pink Eye shades, haha) and that mascara is AMAZING! You'd think that it'd be overwhelming, but seeing how it's only on the tips it's so fun and playful :)

    xo marlen
    Messages on a Napkin

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    1. Yeah, the makeup artist really convinced me that pink eye shadow and green mascara are the way to go! :)

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  5. i love the eye makeup! it is absolutely amazing K.xx

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    1. Thanks, K! I was really happy with it :)

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  6. This is so beautiful! You look amazing. And you look so radiant with that 'dewey' look :P Not oily at all! Your skin looks so healthy with it on. Your eyes look gorgeous too of course!!

    http://talisbury.blogspot.com/

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    1. Thanks so much! So sweet of you to say :) I was really surprised at how much I liked the Vitalumiere Aqua foundtation! xo

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  7. Lovely post, that winged eyeliner looks great on you xx

    beautylifemichelle.blogspot.com.au

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    1. Thanks so much, Michelle! I'm always a sucker for winged liner :)

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  8. Absolutely love the eye make up, the green mascara stands out so much against the pink. And your skin looks so flawless :O

    Louise
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    1. Thanks so much, Louise! The pink and green really did pair wonderfully together :)

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  9. Wow this is so unique - I've never seen mascara done like that before :D Your skin, eye make-up - everything - looks flawless :)

    Holly Mixtures
    xx

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    1. Thanks so much! So nice of you to say. The coloured mascara really won me over! xo

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  10. Wow! I love this look! Thank you so much for sharing :)

    rachael-victoria.blogspot.co.uk

    xx

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    1. Thanks, Rachel! Glad you liked it! xo

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  11. Love the nail polish colors!
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    1. Thanks! Chanel's summer polishes really are gorgeous :)

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  12. Gorgeous make-up look! Great twist on the everyday

    www.debrabros.blogspot.com.au

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    1. Thanks, Debra! I've never worn my makeup quite like this and I really liked it! xo

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  13. wow the mascara makes your eyes pop

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    1. Thanks! I totally fell in love with the green mascara :)

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  14. Beautiful make-up look! Love the mascara.

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    1. Thanks, Elvie! I was really happy with how the green mascara turned out :)

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  15. I love the eyelashes like that! I don't know if they would suit me though...
    Keep looking pretty :)
    xx
    Ylenia
    Ambitieuse.net

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    1. Thanks, Ylenia! I didn't know how I'd feel about the coloured mascara, but I ended up loving it! xo

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  16. You look just simply amazing:)
    KISSES FROM POLAND (EUROPE) :)))

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    1. Thanks so much! So sweet of you to say :)

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  17. Sounds like such a great event. Your make up looks fab, love the mascara!

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    1. It really was a fun event! Was so happy with how it turned out- fell in love with the mascara! Thanks for stopping by, as always! xo

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  18. I love this. LOVE. LOVE!!! The two colored mascaras are gorgeous. I want that too.:D

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    1. Thanks so much, Peet! I was so happy with how the coloured mascara worked out :)

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