Category: Graphite

FOTD: Shimmer and Matte

This is what happens when you grab a bunch of stuff without a plan, and slap it together. SMH. I’m not a big fan of this look, but I’m dealing with it… FACE Armani Face Fabric in #5 Armani Sheer Bronzer in #2 EYES Suqqu Eyebrow Pen in Moss Green

Chanel Nail Polish Giveaway: The Winner is…

Vanessa! Congratulations! You won: 1 Chanel Nail Polish in Peridot 1 Chanel Nail Polish in Graphite 1 Chanel Nail Polish in Quartz 1 Patent Chanel Makeup Bag Vanessa, you have 48 hours to respond to my email with your mailing address (send it to, and I’ll get your prize

Practical Application: Chanel Graphite Nail Polish

I painted all 10 fingers in Graphite polish by Chanel (Autmn 2011). This is two coats and a topcoat: In the shade… … and in the sunlight. I’ve found that it picks up more gold in artificial light… but is a distinct metallic glitter/shimmer in natural light. I’ve gotten a

Chanel Autumn 2011: Swatches!

Here are the swatches for my favorites, from the Chanel Autumn 2011 collection: Prelude Quad                                                            Quartz           Peridot      Graphite Quartz   Peridot   Graphite Khaki Platine Eye Pencil   Those are my swatches… Ciao for now!    

Favorites from Chanel Autumn 2011

I finally got a chance to play in the new standard Autumn 2011 collection from Chanel. My impression is about 50/50. There are some real standouts in the collection, and there are some things that are skip-worthy. I’m still working through my process for these new ‘cream’ shadows. They are

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