Chanel Camelia De Chanel Illuminating Powder Review and Comparison Swatch

January 9, 2017

If there is one makeup item that I consistently collect, it has to be the Chanel Highlighter! Most recently, Chanel has done it again with another elegant piece Camelia De Chanel Illuminating Powder that is both aesthetically pleasing and flattering to use as an everyday product that adds a soft glow. The highlighter is exclusive to the Chanel online and the makeup boutique stores.

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This highlighter is embossed with Chanel’s iconic symbol – the camellia, presented in a special edition red Les Beige case. The quality of this highlighter is on par with the previous releases. It has a creamy and velvety texture, and the powder is extremely finely milled to give a second-skin effect that blends in seamlessly. The best thing with the highlighter is that it has a neutral champagne color that would look flattering on most complexions, and you can also use it as eyeshadow base color. It’s neither too warm nor too silvery, and it blends in perfectly with my complexion without adding much color to it.  It gives a silky satin finish, with a gentle sweep across the high points of the face, it reflects the light softly and adds a luminous glow with a hint of dewiness that is just beautiful but not too overly done.





Here is a comparison with some of my other favorite highlighters. Clockwise Camelia-de-Chanel; Dior Diorskin Nude Air Highlighter 001 (reviewed here); Becca Jaclyn Hill Champagne Pop (reviewed here); Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Highlighter Fair (reviewed here); Tom Ford Illuminating Duo Moonlight (reviewed here)

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{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

Mireia January 9, 2017 at 9:10 pm

Absolutely love it!

Mireia from TGL


Missy January 10, 2017 at 3:24 am

Very helpful!


Sarah January 13, 2017 at 9:10 pm

Is the Tom Ford swatch from the highlighter (top) or bronzer (bottom) shade of Moodlight ? Thanks!!


Maya January 20, 2017 at 12:52 pm

Love the glow! xx


Brittany January 21, 2017 at 11:59 pm

I just came across your blog and i am OBSESSED!! <3


Reika January 24, 2017 at 7:52 am

aww..thank you so much!!


Monica January 29, 2017 at 10:09 am

I love Chanel highlighters and wish I could buy them all but they run a little too frosty on my skin 🙁

Gorgeous photos!


sarah April 24, 2017 at 2:46 am

which Chanel boutique locations in the u.s. is this available at? thank you!!! love your blog & this highlighter! 🙂


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