Review – Chanel Les 4 Ombres Quadra Eye Shadow in Spices


In continuation with my series of “Firsts” posts, i have for you today a review on the Chanel Les 4 Ombres Quadra Eye Shadow in Spices. As you know, brighter eyeshadow colors are generally under utilized so when i make an investment in a product i try to make sure i can get good mileage out of it. Spices is what you would typically classify as a neutral palette. It features everyday colors that you can mix and match or wear on their own.

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Quadra Eye Shadow in Spices

Description: (taken from Chanel website)

One essential compact offers unlimited eye looks, with shade combinations that range from matte to satin to shimmer. Versatile smudge-proof formula can be applied dry for subtle shading, or dampened for more intense colour, all with long-wearing results — in even extreme climates. Dermatologist tested.

Here are 2 sets of swatches under slightly different lighting conditions.

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Quadra Eye Shadow in Spices

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Quadra Eye Shadow in Spices

My Thoughts:

I won’t bore you with details of the packaging. I’m sure you already know that story 🙂

What i have here are eyeshadows of the baked formula, so yes the texture feels kinda dry and scratchy when i pick up the color with my finger or with a brush. However, pigmentation doesn’t seem to be much of an issue despite being a little on the sheer side. The colors are shimmery and pearly, an absolute delight in my opinion. The color(s) are relatively easy to blend and you get 4 pretty colors in this palette – a light pink, rose pink, rose gold and a brown. It’s good for creating a daytime feminine-style EOTD, what with the pinks and golds. While i like it, i’m not really IN LOVE with it, if you know what i mean.

Disclaimer: All opinions expressed on this blog are my own, and have not been influenced by PR companies or advertisers. Products featured/reviewed are purchased with my own money, unless otherwise stated.

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