Chanel Libre Holiday 2016 Collection – Joues Contraste Blush Hyperfresh and Rouge Allure Gloss Super Nude Review and Swatch

November 10, 2016

Continuing with my review for the Chanel Libre Holiday 2016 collection. The Chanel Velvet Nail Polish Pink Rubber was reviewed here, and today’s post is for the Joues Contraste Blush in Hyperfresh and the Rouge Allure Gloss in Super Nude. These were the only two makeup items I picked up from the collection. I bought them in a heartbeat as soon as I saw them in the store. Both colors are very pretty, and most importantly, they look very flattering when they are applied and are great for everyday use rather than being limited to a festival makeup.


Hyperfresh is an ultra vibrant warm pink blush. Chanel is known for their subtle and elegant color payoff, but every now and then, they make the most vibrant and rich hues that you can’t miss such as this color. There is very subtle shimmer in it, but once applied the shimmer is not detectable on the skin. As usual, it gives a lovely flush of pink color with a soft glow. Since it’s ultra pigmented, I would suggest using a very soft and fluffy brush (such as the HG Suqqu Cheek Brush) for the application.


Hyperfresh is a vibrant neutral pink color with a hint of coral undertone. It may look like a hot pink blush from the picture but once it is applied the warmth comes through.


If you have been following my blog for a while, you would know that I have been obsessed with nude to brown lips lately. The Chanel Rouge Allure Gloss in Super Nude is perfection. I was wowed by how flattering it looked on me for a nude color. I would describe it as a medium beige shade with a peachy undertone so it doesn’t wash you out. To me, this color is right on trend but also elegant, and is easy to wear.

As for the formula, in general, the Rouge Gloss has a lovely moisturizing and creamy consistency, and you can find a detailed review here for other colors. It goes on semi-opaque in a high shine finish and gives a plump effect.


Super Nude Swatch


{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

Blush & Pearls November 10, 2016 at 2:41 pm

Love that Hyperfresh for a great pop of colour in the morning to wake up my face. Perfect.

Angela / Blush & Pearls


Lucia Widdop November 10, 2016 at 8:12 pm

This was a lovely little post to read and the swatches are very clear with great photography, beautiful post! 🙂 xx


Wildfire Charm November 11, 2016 at 7:26 am

Super nude is a gorgeous everyday shade xx


Laura November 14, 2016 at 8:02 am

Both look very elegant and chic – what I would expect from Chanel. Especially the blush looks pretty when blended on the skin. Your beautiful photography is definitely on par with both of these beauties!

Laura xx Laurantaina Beauty Blog


Coreyiel November 19, 2016 at 7:00 pm

I love Chanel’s blushes. I just reviewed my favorite shade on my blog. I’m definitely going to add Hyperfresh to my Christmas wishlist! I am so happy to see that it is a warm tone blush so it will work with my complexion.

Both products are gorg. Thanks for the review and swatches. Love your photography.
xx, Coreyiel | The Luxe Minimalist


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