The Chanel Sable-Émouvant Eyeshadow Duo (£30) was released as part of the Chanel Summer 2012 collection.
It features a sandy beige and a chocolate brown, both shades are
intertwined with a fine shimmer.
Unfortunately on my cool toned
skin, whilst the brown does not go on really warm/red toned, the
beige goes on with a predominate warm peach tone. The only way I can
wear it is by using a very cool toned all over base shadow to
dilute the warmth.
Swatched below:On the far left are the shades mixed together
The shadows feel quite smooth, have very good pigment, blend easily
and last well. I think the duos are easily Chanel's best shadow
formula and really hope they replace the baked shadow quads
we get with the duo formula.
Its a classic combination of warmed shades for a natural look.
Chanel seem to excel in bringing out tried and tested colours and
just making them that little bit more special.
Though for me these are not the best colours for my cool toned complexion, I think if you like your warm
toned everyday shades this will be a good addition to your
I bought this from John Lewis