Peony Lim x Chanel – Make me up

"Would you like to do a week with Chanel?", asked the lovely blonde Chanel girl I was having tea with a few months ago. I don't think anyone has ever asked me a simpler question. Obviously YES! I mean what girl wouldn't. Chanel is one of the great French brands, whose history and style is now iconic. When I started working on this site, they were one of the first major brands to show interest in me. You might remember how I did a shoot about young Chanel with the Sunday Times Style. I have always loved their bags but in more recent years I have really fallen in love with their make-up products. They just have the best nail and lipstick colours ever. I pretty much only buy Chanel nail varnish now (I normally instagram the colour I am wearing every week). Although my major new Chanel beauty essentials are their Concealer and Liquid Eyeliner. In this post I have shown two looks, which are the ones I tend to wear the most. The first is a a red lip and liquid eyeliner flick. This is a oldie but a goodie. I wear it almost everyday. Here I used two lipsticks to get an ombre look on my lips which is fun for evenings.  The second look is a sunkissed bronze look, perfect for weekends and holidays. It's much simpler and looks effortless. I added a bright pink lip but nude works too.
Dark beauty look 1.

All Chanel products. Lipstick New York Red 60 Rouge Hydrabase and Rouge Coco Shine 81 Fiction.  Tinted Moisturiser Les Beiges Fluide Belle Mine Multi Action 20, Concealer Correcteur Perfection 10, Blush Le Blush Creme De Chanel 79 Cheeky, Liquid Eyeliner Eyeliner Ecriture De Chanel Stylo 10 Noir, Pencil Eyeliner Le Crayon Khol 61 Noir, Eyeshadow used for contouring Ombre Essentielle 52 Beige.

Sunkissed beauty look 2.

All Chanel Products. Lipstick Rouge Coco Shine 93 Intime, Eyeliner Ecriture De Chanel Stylo 20 Brun, Tinited Moisteriser Les Beiges Fluide Belle Mine Multi Action 30, Bronzer Soleil Tan De Chanel 63 Terre Ambre, Eye shadow Illusion D’Ombre 93 Impulsion. Eyeshadows used for contouring Ombre Essentielle 52 Beige.

What I'm Wearing

Look 1.


Look 2.

Jumper and Necklace Chanel

Jeans MiH.

Nail colour throughout Chanel 18 Rouge Noir.

Mascara throughout Sublime De Chanel 10 Deep Black.

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  1. Adele says:

    I’ve been wearing Chanel make-up & skin care for years & swear by it! Nail wise they always have the most lust worthy colours, I currently can’t keep Eastern Light off my nails! This must have been a dream opportunity Peony. I love both the looks you created, but sunkissed beauty has the slight edge for me. Have you tried their mascara Le Volume De Chanel? Definitely recommend 🙂
    Hugs xoxo

  2. Carolyn says:

    I love the pink eyeshadow! Did you use that as blush? I’d love to see how it looks as an eyeshadow as well!

  3. Beans says:

    beautiful photos! congrats on the opportunity to work with chanel 🙂

  4. Emma Styles says:

    Wow, that photograph with the nests is especially beautiful – very inspiring too, speaking as a photographer. By the way, a week with Chanel? I’m so jealous.

    Emma x