Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Forest Green + Pinky Nude: The Chantecaille Protect the Wolves Collection

Above: The Chantecaille Protect the Wolves Collection.
The Chantecaille Protect the Wolves collection, fresh for Fall 2015, has been in my regular rotation as of late. Anchored by the Protect the Wolves Eye Shade Trio, the collection (available at Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Net-A-Porter) is a gorgeous fusion of lush greens, neutral taupes and subtle pinky nudes, all entirely flattering and wearable!

 Kindly scroll on for more details, swatches and images of the collection in action as well as the Bottom Line...

Above: Beautiful makeup, a beautiful cause.
I am particularly beguiled by makeup when it contributes to a worthy cause.  Such is the case for the *Protect the Wolves Eye Shade Trio (also available at Neiman Marcus and Net-A-Porter).  Featuring three creamy and pigmented shades with delicate satin finishes, this melange of charcoal, taupe and deep green can be worn separately or together for an array of smoky neutral looks.  

Emblazoned with wolf faces, the shadows are buttery smooth and impart an impressive amount of saturated color, even in a single swatch.  I find that I get wonderful lasting power from Chantecaille eye shadows and this trio is no exception...simply a stunning way to embrace a green-tinged neutral smoky eye.  

Above: The Protect the Wolves Eye Shade Trio.
Above: Swatches in direct sunlight.
Above: Black Forest eye liner is a shimmering forest-meets-teal green.
Next up, is the *Luster Glide Silk Infused Eyeliner in Black Forest (also available at Neiman Marcus and Net-A-Porter).  This deep green-meets-teal eyeliner applies smoothly and stays in place for hours; I am fundamentally impressed with the longevity of this formula!  

Black Forest is so on trend for the green and blue movement we've been witnessing in beauty as of late and the sophisticated pop of color this pencil affords makes it well worth the investment.  I like to wear this shade by applying it on my water line to add definition and drama. 
Above: The smoky green result of the Protect the Wolves Eye Trio.
Above: 5% of the proceeds of Ella will be donated to the Northwest Conservation Organization.
For cheeks, the nude pink *Ella Cheek Shade (also available at Neiman Marcus and Net-A-Porter) is a demure beauty.  Embossed with the face of a sweet and wise wolf, this matte yet creamy formula becomes one with the skin once swept onto the cheeks.  

Ella is decidedly subtle (my absolutely preference when it comes to blush) for a softly flushed look that compliments a spectrum of makeup looks.  If you adore pale pink blushes with no shimmer, this this LE gem is a must.

Above: This wolf face melts my heart.
Above: Ella is a pale nude pink that looks so natural on the skin.
Above: A heavy swatch of Ella in direct sunlight.  I will be so sad when the embossed wolf fades but at the rate I am reaching for this gem, I suspect it will smooth over sooner, rather than later. 
Above: Pinky nude perfection.
Finally, the Lip Chic in Patience (also available in Neiman Marcus and Net-A-Porter) is a lesson in pinky nude perfection.  Deep enough to add color to the face while staying light enough for a nude lips effect, the hydrating lushness of Patience is supremely lovely.  

Although there is no visible shimmer, the formula imparts radiance on the lips and can adjust from sheer to nearly full opacity with a few coats...simply gorgeous! 

Above: Chantecaille Patience.
Above: A swatch in direct sunlight.
Above: Chantecaille Patience alone on the lips.
Above: Swatches of all product worn in the images below.
In the images that follow, I am wearing:
Above: I'm currently experimenting with a haircare duo from Profile Pro (used in the images below).  The line created a formulation per my specifications and smells divine...love it so far!
The following images reflect all products in action and a little appearance from my own canine, Jethro...

Above: Last look.
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Bottom Line: I hope you enjoyed this overview of the Chantecaille Protect the Wolves collection (also available at Neiman Marcus and Net-A-Porter).  

Good things ahead, including a very special Breast Cancer Awareness Month event at Neiman Marcus, a skincare update and a host of new product procurements! 

I am also in the midst of responding to your lovely comments and emails...a hectic week thus far, so thanks for your patience...xx,

--The Beauty Professor

** PR samples provided for review denoted by an asterisk (the rest purchased by me),  however, as always, all of my opinions are expressly and unequivocally my own.  © 2012-15 Beautyprofessor® All Rights Reserved. Do not copy, reprint or republish content and/or photos without author's written permission.


  1. Gorgeous wolfy collection. I am taken by that blush!

    1. Isn't it a dreamy array of products? I have been using the blush nonstop as of late...the perfect muted hue!


      --The Beauty Professor


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