Makeup Wars Color Wars Featuring Chanel Gri-Gri Ombre Essentielle Soft Touch Eyeshadow

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From the title you may have guessed that my shade of choice in this weeks

Makeup Wars - Color Wars



. I do love me some taupe, and I have an excellent one that is actually a surprise fave of mine! Two

Ombre Essentielle Soft Touch Eyeshadows

were released with the

Fall 2013 Superstition Collection

- Hasard and today's post of



What Nordstrom says about Ombre Essentielle Soft Touch Eyeshadow:


An instant CHANEL classic, this ultra-fine powder eyeshadow is sensuous in feel, foolproof in its application, fabulous in its range of finishes: matte, shimmer and satin. All shades are complementary and can be blended with one another to lighten, darken or intensify tone.

Gri-Gri is a very light mauve taupe with multi-color shimmer.


The sparkle is what will catch your eye as you walk past, but maybe it'll make you think that this shade might not be for you because of too much shimmer. When used the right way, you can work this shade in no matter what your style or age. The formula is soft and pigmented enough to swipe over the eye for a fabulous neutral look. This shade is also versatile enough to work within a smoky eye look.

Below I'm wearing Chanel Gri-Gri alone over-top of Urban Decay Primer Potion, using Nuance Salma Hayek Lasting Wear Gel Eyeliner in Black as an eye liner and Too Faced Better Than Sex for mascara.

Chanel Ombre Essentielle Soft Touch Eyeshadow retails for $28.50 and is available at Nordstrom, Macy's, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdales, Saks Fifth Ave and


See what the other bloggers have come up with below! And, for more amazing taupes, go over to the very first Makeup Wars and see the taupes everyone loves! What is your fave taupe?!

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