Chanel Mat Lumiere Long Lasting Luminous Matte Fluid Makeup SPF 15 Review



Chanel Mat Lumiere Long Lasting Luminous Matte Fluid Makeup SPF 15


Chanel Mat Lumiere Foundation 50 Naturel


About Chanel Mat Lumiere Long Lasting Luminous Matte Fluid Makeup:

A silky and comfortable texture for a matte, slightly powdery and radiant makeup result, all day long. The fluid formula of MAT LUMIÈRE blends delicately into the skin. Fine, porous and spherical particles of silica powder provide a matte finish. Shiny areas are mattified and the radiance of the face is revealed. Coated pigments conceal imperfections with an optical effect, leaving the complexion wonderfully even and radiant for enhanced beauty. The polymers in the formula optimise hold and ensure a matte complexion.

How to use? For a natural finish, dab onto the entire face and blend in with fingertips, using small circular movements, from the center of the face outwards. For a more sophisticated finish, apply with the FOUNDATION BRUSH by CHANEL.

Price: Rs 2900 for 30 ml.

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Active: Titanium Dioxide (6%), Other: Water, Isododecane, Dimethicone, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Propylene Glycol, Cyclopentasiloxane, Biosaccharide Gum-1, Talc, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Polyethylacrylate, Stearic Acid, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Phenoxyethanol, Silica, Alumina, Ethylene/Propylene Copolymer, Tocopheryl Acetate, Methylparaben, Disodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Propylparaben, Alcohol Denat, PEG-8, Tocopherol, Aluminum Hydroxide, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Citric Acid, Ascorbic Acid, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Isobutylparaben


Chanel Mat Lumiere Foundation Ingredients


My Experience with Mat Lumiere Long Lasting Luminous Matte Fluid Makeup:

Packaging: Chanel Mat Lumiere Foundation comes in a sturdy glass bottle packaging. It has a black cap with the chanel logo drawn over it. It comes with a pump dispenser which makes the job pretty easy. Pump dispenser works well and dispenses little quantity each time. You can see complete list of ingredients mentioned in the outer carton. Though packaging looks damn classy and elegant however the glass bottle might develop a crack. Packaging of the foundation is similar to what I expect from a high end brand.


Chanel Mat Lumiere Foundation


Shade: Chanel Mat lumiere foundation comes in 6 shades respectively.

They are:

  • 20 Claire
  • 30 Cendre
  • 40 Beige
  • 42 Petale
  • 50 Natural
  • 44 Ginger

I got it in the shade 50 Natural which is perfect for people NC 40 – NC 42 skin tone. It looks damn natural on my skin tone. It has slight yellow tint to it which makes it look natural, the yellow tone is not as dominant as you see in a Mac foundation, which I really like and prefer.


Chanel Mat Lumiere Long Lasting Fluid Makeup Foundation


Texture & Finish: This foundation has slightly thick creamy texture. However It blends into my skin easily. It does not get cakey at all. It gives luminous glowing finish. It gives a smooth velvety soft matte finish to my skin. Its not a very heavy foundation and looks very natural on my NC 42 skin tone. It did not make my skin look shiny but yeas it requires touch up after 4-5 hours. Its a great product for oily to combination skin type. It does not dry out my skin and never clogs to flaky skin.

Coverage and Blendability: This foundation gives medium coverage with a single layer and is slightly buildable with two layers. However one has to use it less amount because of SPF factor it can give white cast in flash light. This foundation blurs my freckles, redness and other blemishes to a great extent.


Chanel Mat Lumiere Foundation Naturel swatch


This foundation photographs really well in natural light, even in artificial light. This foundation does not oxidize on my skin and photographs quite well as SPF Factor is not too high. Due to presence of dimethicone, it blends easily and gives velvety smooth skin with diminished pores and lines. It is neither hydrating nor drying. It neither gives complete matte finish nor dewy :p Finish is Something in between that.

Staying Power: It stays on my skin for some 5 hours + but my skin looked bit shiny after 4 hours and I needed touch ups thereafter. I expected more longevity frankly saying. In humid weather my skin gets shiny but in winters it did keep oil at bay for longer hours.

What I like about Chanel Mat Lumiere Long Lasting Fluid Makeup Foundation:

  • -It blends nicely and does not get streaky or look cakey on application.
  • -It gives medium coverage with a single layer and absolutely complete coverage can be achieved with more layers.
  • -It contains SPF 15.
  • -It makes my skin velvety smooth with diminishes pores and refines fine lines.
  • -It does not dry up your skin or accentuates dry patches.
  • -Keeps your skin shine free for a long time, with time it looked bit dewy but yes never shiny.
  • -It did not break me out as its non comedogenic.
  • -It imparts luminous soft matte finish.
  • -It does not look flat or powdery like other matte foundation.
  • -Its fragrance free.

What I don’t like about Chanel Mat Lumiere Long Lasting Fluid Makeup Foundation:

  • -Contains Parabens.
  • -Only 6 shades are available.
  • -If you apply more quantity, it would give you a white cast.
  • -It contains dimethicone which is a silicone based polymer.
  • -If one applies slightly more amount, in flash light it gives white cast.
  • -Price can be pinching for many.


Chanel Mat Lumiere Foundation FOTD



  • Packaging: 4.5 out of 5
  • Shadewise: 4 out of 5
  • Texture & Finish: 4.5 out of 5
  • Coverage & Blendability: 4 out of 5
  • Price: 4 out of 5
  • Staying Power: 4 out of 5

Overall Rating: 4.25 out of 5

My Overall Recommendation:

Chanel Mat Lumiere Long lasting foundation range comes in only shades with velvety creamy texture and soft luminous matte finish. It gives medium coverage with a single layer but is slightly buildable with 2 layers. It has SPF 15. I would recommend this product to people with combination, and oily skin type. It does not dry out skin. Its wear time is 5-6 hours maximum. It looks very natural and photographs well in natural and artificial light. However, I did get white cast in flash light photography. If you get your shade in this range and do not mind the price tag it comes with, then go for it, or else skip it.

Have you tried Chanel Mat Lumiere Long Lasting Fluid Makeup Foundation?

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