Poudre de Perle in Akoya Pearl ($58) is even better than I expected - and I always have unparalleled expectations for Chantecaille. They set the bar high for their competitors.
Created exclusively for Christopher Kane's Spring/Summer 2012 runway
models, Poudre de Perle in Akoya Pearl is a bright rose-pink color
that creates a fresh, windswept flush on any complexion. The rosy pink
shade looks cheerful.
Prior shades of Poudre de Perle have delivered an innovative all-over highlighting formula. Akoya Pearl is a blush - an exquisite brush. Like its sisters, it arrives with its own brush
(unless you buy just the refill) and delivers the perfect amount of luminosity to all skin tones. The
smart formula replaces traditional talc particles with weightless,
silky, and translucent optics that ensure skin clarity and luminosity.
Particles of zinc, iron, and mica provide mineral content to calm
our sensitive skin and fortify it from environmental elements.
I took my photos in sunlight that could have been brighter. Basically, I took what I could get. With high clouds, it was bright outside between periods of rain, so I ran outside and started snapping. I applied Akoya Perle with its own brush - heavily so that you could see the color. Had I applied it the way I apply it on my cheeks, my photos wouldn't have worked well for a blog.
Poudre de Perle in Akoya Pearl is available at Chantecaille's Web site, where I purchased mine. I looked for it on the new Summer 2012 display at Neiman Marcus, but the tester was missing. There was no one staffing the counter, so I don't know whether they have it yet. You have to try this one! If you delay too long, I'll bet it will sell out. That's excruciating for beauty lovers.
In the morning, I'll show you the equally exquisite new cream blushers from Chantecaille. Wow! I purchased all three.
Photo at top courtesy of Chantecaille; other photos by Best Things in Beauty