Wednesday, 16 October 2013

A Breakfast with Chantecaille

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to a breakfast with Chantecaille to hear more about their new Wild Horses palette and autumn/winter range. As we dined on a selection of scrummy fruit yoghurt jars, banana bread, and oh-so delicious croissants, we were lead through the inspiration behind the Wild Horses collection. This collection hopes to aid conservation of wild horse habitats across America, which are being lost to mining and pollution.

The palette is divine with three smokey eye shades and a sunset rose blush, that can also be used to add warmth and depth to an eye look. However, with the eye popping price tag of £74 I personally won't be picking one up anytime soon. As lovely as the shades are with the wild horses design so beautifully etched into each one,  I don't believe the pigmentation justifies such a price. 

Chantecaille is a luxury brand and they do offer up a gorgeous array of products housed in equally luxurious packaging, for me their products would be a rare treat but well worth it in the case of their new Hydra Chic lipsticks. Housed in a sleek silver bullet, boasting six hours of lasting colour as well as anti-ageing protection these, whilst still more costly than your average lipstick, are well worth investing in at £29. I'm wearing the shade Tiger Lily* (above), a true burst of red that would flatter any skin tone. The formula is creamy and light without appearing overly glossy once applied. As for the staying power? I think Chantecaille might be a tad generous with the six hour mark, but I did find this to last up to four hours without the help of a lip pencil beforehand. 

Can Chantecaille tempt you to loosen your purse strings?

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  1. Look at all that lovely food. You look gorgeous in a red lip!

  2. That lipstick really suits you! Such an expensive brand though :( x

  3. The lipstick looks stunning on you!
    I adore the Wild Horses palette, it's beautiful, what a shame the pigmentation isn't quite there.

    Jess xo

  4. I love that shade of lipstick on you! Too bad the price is so high

  5. this colour is amazing, and looks great on such a pretty face. xxxxxx

  6. all the food looks great! the lipstick looks like the perfect red shade xxx

  7. That looks like so much fun! That lip colour looks so good on you! Love it!


  8. Looks like a fun event! You look gorgeous by the way!

  9. It's such a shame about the price as the collection looks so lovely but I think it is unjustifiable for most! x

    Maddy from UNSTITCHEDD 

  10. Breakfast is my favourite meal of the day, sounds amazing. My sister loves make up and loves horses. Can't think of a better palette for her!

    Water Painted Dreams xxx

  11. That breakfast spread looks amazing! I would totally be in heaven right now haha! :) xx



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