Chanel 808 Lilas D’Or and 814 Silver Pink review.

Chanel 808 Lilas D'Or and 814 Silver Pink.

Chanel 808 Lilas D’Or and 814 Silver Pink.

More often than not, in the summer time, I am always reaching for a cream shadow(s).  The convenience and ease of use are indispensable when one needs to look polished in no time.  Given my success and adoration for 806 Terre Brûlée and 802 Undertone, Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Shadows in 808 Lilas D’Or and 814 Silver Pink ($37 USD/ 4g) prove that a product can look pretty, have utility and be freaking awesome at the same time.  🙂  I hope you enjoy!

Chanel 808 Lilas D'Or.

Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadow 808 Lilas D’Or.

Chanel 808 Lilas D'Or

Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadow 808 Lilas D’Or.

  • Chanel 808 Lilas D’Or (Gold Lilac) was not a color I was instantly drawn to when first exploring the range.  The deep pink shade appeared too bright and adolescent for my needs. Oh how wrong I was.  Upon closer inspection, the swatch for 808 Lilas D’Or is quite delicate and wearable.  After freely swatching this color at a counter, I quickly envisioned myself pairing this lovely with Chanel 806 Terre Brûlée (reviewed here) and its partner in crime for this post, 814 Silver Pink.
  • Lilas D’Or roughly translated, means Gold Lilac.  To my eye, the golden notes are not that obvious, but instead a soft champagne undertone provides just the right touch of warmth that keeps Lilas looking modern instead of tittering into Barbie territory.
  • The color applies quite sheerly on initial application and can be built-up easily depending on the brush used and how many layers one desires.  Personally, two coats provide just the right amount of rosiness against my brown eyes and olive complexion, but paler complexions/eyes could get away with building-up this shade full force.  Chanel 808 Lilas D’Or is very reminiscent of 802 Undertone (reviewed here) in finish and texture. Both colors do not contain shimmer, but a beautiful sheen that remains chic despite the layers applied.
Chanel 814 Silver Pink.

Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadow 814 Silver Pink.

Chanel 814 Silver Pink.

Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadow 814 Silver Pink.

Chanel 814 Silver Pink

Wearing Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadow 814 Silver Pink on the mobile lid with 802 Undertone on the inner corner (photo taken indoors on a very sunny day).

  • Chanel 814 Silver Pink is one of the most popular colors in the range.  This comes to no surprise considering the complex mix of brown, mauve and silver is an unbeatable color combination that looks fantastic against so many complexions.
  • For the most part, 814 Silver Pink applies very sheerly on initial application.  Admittedly, the deep coloring in the pot compared to the sheer application was unexpected, but after researching other bloggers’ experiences, this seems to be the nature of this color.  As for the finish, Silver Pink contains the finest silver shimmers.  When applied with fingers, the texture is smooth and the shimmers provide just the right amount of interest to an eye look without looking too overdone; definitely, a sophisticated one-and-done color for the professionals in the bunch.
  • On my olive complexion, 814 Silver Pink can shift to purple or brown depending on the lighting conditions and/or layers applied.  With that being said, I have yet to wear this color on its own, I prefer to mix or pair this with either 808 Lilas O’r or 808 Terre Brûlée.  This rationale pertains more to my personal issues with my deep-set eye sockets, rather than the color itself.  Sadly, the older I get, the more recessed my eyes appear, deeper shades, even one as sheer as Silver Pink, tend to create shadows I cannot afford to sport on a daily basis.
Chanel 808 Lilas D'Or and 814 Silver Pink.

Chanel 808 Lilas D’Or and 814 Silver Pink–both colors required 3 passes to obtain these results.

Chanel 808 Lilas D'Or and 814 Silver Pink.

Wearing Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadow 808 Lilas D’Or and 814 Silver Pink (photo taken on an overcast day).

  • For the above look, two layers of 808 Lilas D’Or was applied with my ring finger over the entire mobile lid, using Nars crease brush (here), two layers of 814 Silver Pink were then applied on the outer two-thirds portion of the mobile lid, leaving the inner third exposed with Lilas. To round out the look, Chanel 808 Terre Brûlée was placed on the lower lash line.  This look remained intact for a solid nine (9) hours (longing if I hadn’t removed it), with slight color transfer to my crease area.  Oddly enough, the color on my lid seemed undisturbed despite the color migration.
  • Lipstick worn on this day was Jouer Lip Cream in Melon (reviewed here) topped with a light coat of Chanel 140 Amoureux (my fave–reviewed here).  A light dusting of 808 Lilas D’Or was also used to highlight the upper lip line.  Earrings are Jennifer Meyer leaf earrings in yellow gold.
Wearing Chanel 808 Lilas D'Or

Wearing Chanel 808 Lilas D’Or on the lids and as a cheekbone highlighter (photo taken on a dark cloudy day).

  • For the above look, Chanel 808 Lilas D’Or was applied on the mobile lid and paired with 814 Terre Brulee along the upper and lower lash line.  Utilizing tapping motions, Lilas D’Or was also used as a cheekbone highlighter.  This look remained luminous for a solid eleven (11) hours despite the heat and humidity on this day.  I did experience slight color transfer to my crease area, but for some reason, these results made the look appear even more dewy and attractive…go figure. 
  • Lip combo on this day was, Colourpop Brink with Dose of Colors Knock on Wood topped with Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy in 123 Stripped.
  • Chanel Cream Eyeshadow ingredient list.

    Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadow ingredient list.

**Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadow 808 Lilas D’Or and 814 Silver Pink are found at SaksFifthAvenue.comNordstrom, Lord & Taylor, etc..**

THE VERDICT:  If Makeup Could Talk what would it say?

Makeup would tell you Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadow 808 Lilas D’Or and 814 Silver Pink are another hit for this blogger.  The light weight consistency, longevity, versatility, and delicate finish make this purchase a no-brainer.  Now my only “problem” is finding the inner strength to stay away from the two limited edition colors:  820 Memory (deep golden brown) and 818 Urban (amazing deep navy).  Will you be trying any of the colors in this range?  Until next time, be well, stay safe and be happy.

-Maria

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Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadow 802 Undertone and 806 Terre Brûlée.

Chanel Cream Eyeshadow

Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadows 802 Undertone and 806 Terre Brûlée.

Before my blogging days, I was that crazy person who would rip into her freshly purchased cosmetics as soon as I exited the store, usually in the car (I know I’m not the only one).  However, for the sake of showcasing my products in mint condition, I have since refrained from such practices.  Any and all cultivated willpower went out the window, when Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadows 802 Undertone and 806 Terre Brûlée ($36 USD/4g) came into my possession.  These jars of gelatinous creamy goodness were just too enticing to wait for their photo op (hence the less than pristine look).  Can you predict the outcome of this review?  I hope you enjoy.

Chanel Ombre Premiere

Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadows.

Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadow

Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadows 802 Undertone and 806 Terre Brûlée.

The Pros to Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadows:

  1. Cream formula has a very soft, supple consistency.
  2. According to the Chanel counter manager, these cream shadows were formulated to withstand shrinkage (if you have the Illusion D’Ombre you know what I’m talking about) and completely set after a few seconds.
  3. Colors are not as sparkle intense as the Illusion D’Ombre shadows–thank goodness.
  4. Once formula sets (30 seconds), the color does not budge.
  5. Both colors wore well over the NYX primer, but especially well over an opaque shadow base (think MAC Paint Pot, Bobbi Brown Shadow Stick, Laura Mercier Caviar Stick, etc..) for 12 hours.
  6. Formula applies well with fingers and accompanying brush.
  7. Accompanying brush is reminiscent of a miniature MAC 239–fantastic upgrade from the angle applicator included with the Illusion D’Ombre line.
  8. Can be layered without patchiness for a more intense outcome.
  9. Perfect as stand alone eyeshadows or bases for powder eyeshadows.
  10. 806 Terre Brûlée gorgeous bronze color contains the finest coppery gold shimmer.
  11. 802 Undertone’s slight warm brown nuance gives the shade depth, but yet manages to brighten without looking overdone.
  12. The lighter shades in the collection can also be used as facial highlighters on certain skin tones.
  13. Edited collection contains eight shades (here).
  14. The updated logo color on the tops of the jars from white to gold looks very chic.
  15. Formulated without parabens, PTFE, or mineral oil.
  16. Made in Italy–Viva Italia!!

The Cons to Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadows:

  1. Upward shimmer migration occurred with 806 Terre Brûlée.  Hooded eyes will likely experience the same results.
  2. 806 Terre Brûlée is best applied in thin layers.  The lightweight shimmer seems to disperse towards the crease and on eyeglasses, if a thick layer is used.
  3. The shimmer in 806 Terre Brûlée will shift if a powder eyeshadow is blended on top.
  4. The unique texture does not adhere easily to the brush head.  There is a slip to the formula that induces one to dig the brush into the pot forcefully to pick-up color–sometimes too much.
  5. Mature lids would be advised to try before buying.
  6. Chanel counter manager claims the Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadows are permanent in the line and an eventual replacement for the Illusion D’Ombre eyeshadows, but Chanel.com states these are limited-edition–who’s right, only time will tell.
Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadows 802 Undertone and 806 Terre Brûlée.

Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadows 802 Undertone and 806 Terre Brûlée.

  • As you can tell from the photo above, the texture is not that of your typical cream shadow.  These new Ombre Premiere Eyeshadows are quite malleable and easily compressed–reminds me of a softer version of Play-Doh.
Chanel 802 Undertone

Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadows 802 Undertone.

Chanel 802 Undertone.

Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadows 802 Undertone.

  • Right off the bat, Chanel 802 Undertone is what I wished Charlotte Tilbury’s Marie Antoinette (reviewed here) would have been.  The major difference between the two brands is the setting properties. As stated in my review, Marie Antoinette’s mousse-like formula did not fully set. Even though the color was lovely, I could not get past the lack of staying power.  Thankfully, Chanel took their time creating a version of cream shadow that actually does what it claims.
  • If I had to say, 802 Undertone is one of the most versatile shades in the collection.  The color is neutral enough to flatter any skin tone and is the ultimate one color swipe-and-go shade for those who want to look put together when time is of the essence.  In addition, I’m also using this as a highlighter and adding a lighter shade (Edward Bess Sunlight) at the high point of the cheeks, for a slight ombré effect.
Chanel 806 Terre Brûlée.

Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadows 806 Terre Brûlée.

Chanel 806 Terre Brûlée.

Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadows 806 Terre Brûlée.

  • Chanel 806 Terre Brûlée is the shade I wanted to get from the beginning.  This color seems to possess the perfect balance of bronze, copper and gold.  However, I did find the formula more sheer in texture than 802 Undertone.  This slight discrepancy maybe the reason why I find an opaque primer/base more beneficial than a clear primer.  In my experience, fingers are the perfect tool for layering this color.  The accompanying brush is wonderful, but the slip in the formula makes it challenging to get the right amount on the brush.
  • The fine shimmer in this shade seems to bind to the skin more securely when given the chance to set in-between each layer.  Case in point, when a thicker layer is applied, a minuscule amount of the featherweight shimmer seems to cling to my glasses or sunglasses–very odd.
  • Another point worth noting, if the intention is to utilize this shade as a base for powder eyeshadows, patting motions would work best to keep the shimmers from scattering.  Personally, I would never top Terre Brûlée with a powder because it makes a striking statement on its own.
Chanel 802 Undertone and 806 Terre Brûlée.

Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadows 802 Undertone and 806 Terre Brûlée.

Chanel cream shadows

Wearing Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadows 802 Undertone and 806 Terre Brûlée.

  • For the above look, Chanel 802 Undertone was placed all over the mobile lid and inner corners. The middle row of colors from my Viseart o1 Neutral Eyeshadow Palette (reviewed here) layered well over the color in the outer “v”, crease and lower lash line.  Chanel 806 Terre Brûlée was patted over the reddish shade from the palette, on the lower lash line.  Bobbi Brown Taupe Shadow Stick (reviewed here) was used to line the inner waterline.
Wearing Chanel 802 Undertone.

Wearing Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadows 802 Undertone.

  • For the above look, Chanel 802 Undertone was used all over the mobile lid with Bobbi Brown Camel eyeshadow in the crease and lower lash line, and Bobbi Brown Golden Bronze Liquid Liner (reviewed here).  Bobbi Brown Taupe Shadow Stick was used to line the lower waterline.  Chanel 806 Terre Brûlée was used over BB Camel on the lower lash line.
Chanel 806 Terre Brûlée.

Wearing Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadows 806 Terre Brûlée.

  • For the above look, Chanel 806 Terre Brûlée was applied to the mobile lid in three thin layers, with 802 Undertone in the inner corner.  The first layer applied smoothly using my ring finger. With an adequate foundation in place, the second layer was easily built-up using the accompanying brush.  The third and final layer was just a formality to enhance the shimmer more so than the color.  Utilizing patting motions, my ring finger was the perfect tool for depositing a delicate final touch.
Chanel Cream Eyeshadow ingredient list.

Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadow ingredient list.

 

**Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadows 802 Undertone and 806 Terre Brûlée are sold at Saks, Nordstrom, Macys, Lord & Taylor, etc..**

THE VERDICT:  If Makeup Could Talk what would it say?

Makeup would tell you Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadows are a home run.  The carefully curated color selection, long wear formula, beautiful finish, versatility and comfortable wear make these shadows a treasure.  Regardless if you get one, three or all of the colors, rest assured, you will be pleased with your purchase.  With that being said, I need to invest in a couple of more colors to adequately support this statement–wink, wink.  🙂  Until next time, be well, stay safe and be happy.

-Maria

*IfMakeupCouldTalk.com is not affiliated with any brands mentioned, all products were purchased by me. *This post contains affiliate store links. *Click on the highlighted words for a direct link to each product. *Compensation is not given for any reviews. *All opinions are my own and based on my experiences. *All photos are property of IfMakeupCouldtTalk.com unless otherwise noted. *IfMakeupCouldTalk.com photos and/or written content cannot be used for any other social media and/or publications.*