Chanel Ombre Première Longwear Powder Eyeshadow


Fancy a bit of beauty fun? Hop onto and search for 'Ombre Première', where a clever little interactive tool will show you the different effects that can be achieved with their new eyeshadows.

There are two different textures: super-smooth creams – but what we're especially taken with are the soft, smoothly blendable powders, all created by Chanel's new resident make-up genius, Lucia Pica. The latter come in satin, matte or metallic finishes, and while there are definitely some in-your-face shades in there – bright blues and violets – there's also a whole wardrobe of classic neutrals. (Flesh and Sable, for instance, are the most fantastic shimmery brow highlighter powder, while Gris Anthracite is brilliant for an instant smokey eye.)

And the fact that this rainbow of shadows delivers on the long-wear promise makes them worth the splurge, we think.

Chanel Ombre Première Longwear Powder Eyeshadow/£25 each at