Dior Dior Addict Ultra-Gloss for Spring 2016

Dior Dior Addict Ultra-Gloss
Dior Dior Addict Ultra-Gloss


More than just a gloss, Dior Addict Ultra-Gloss is a lip plumper and gloss all in one. This hydrating plumper produces a natural volume effect instantly and day after day. Bursting with hyaluronic acid spheres that capture and retain the surrounding water, its formula seems to quench lips, leaving them full and lastingly moisturized. With 70% mirror-shine stretch oils, Dior Addict Ultra-Gloss glides smoothly over the lips to create a spectacular glossy effect with a film so fine and comfortable you almost forget it’s there.

18 addictive colours, created by Peter Philips, Creative and Image Director for Dior Makeup, and adjusted shade by shade to stand out as true fashion statements, with three different shine effects to choose from:

  • Sparkling: Colour with a high concentration of glitter
  • Iridescent: Colour that radiates with fine, contrasting pearlescent pigments
  • Watery: Clear, pure colour

Dior Addict Ultra-Gloss boasts a new, crystal-handled applicator that maximizes the glossy result and deposits the perfect dose on lips for greater precision of application, as easy and intuitive as ever. Apply Dior Addict Ultra-Gloss to your heart’s desire for sheer, fresh colour and ultra-glossy lips with faceted shine. For brighter, bolder makeup, apply in touches over a matching shade of Dior Addict Lipstick.

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The Details

Dior Addict Ultra-Gloss | $31.00 | New, Permanent

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Introduction to Dior

Introduction to Dior

I’m new to this brand. Where should I start?

A Few Notes | Dior frequently reformulates their products and discontinues older lines; as a result, I have found myself with very few lipstick shades to recommend that actually exist (a mental note has been made to consider to trying a few in the future). Most of their lip products have a floral/rose scent. They also are a brand that tends to have primarily limited edition blushes and highlighters with a limited permanent range (none that exist permanently now I have tried!).

They are famous for their Diorshow mascara options, while most of their liquid foundations have fairly favorable reviews to my knowledge, but I haven’t tried any of their current formulas in awhile. I am actually more curious to find out what Dior fans would recommend as so much of what I’ve tried from Dior in recent years has been limited edition (I try to only recommend currently-available products).

What would you recommend to someone just trying Dior for the first time?

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Dior Blue Garden Eyeshadow Palette

Dior Blue Garden (031) Eyeshadow Palette ($63.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a mix of white, silver, gray, blue, and orange. The orange is an interesting addition (certainly makes it more unique), but whether that’s a good addition or not is quite subjective. I couldn’t find anything online that described this as a wet/dry formula, but it felt like that to me, so I did swatch it both dry (left) and damp (right) for your viewing pleasure. The ratings are based solely on performance dry, though, which was disappointing across the board.

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Dior Blue Garden (031) Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Glowing Gardens Eyeshadow Palette Blue Garden (031)
C
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
7
Application
4.5
Total
76%
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Dior Floral Pink (844) Diorblush

Dior Floral Pink (844) Diorblush ($44.00 for 0.24 oz.) is a light-medium pink with subtly warm undertones and a mostly matte finish. MAC Lotus Blossom (LE, $40.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Launch Away (LE, $22.00) is lighter (95% similar). Guerlain Smile (Right) (LE, $52.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Dollface (P, $28.00) is darker (90% similar). Tarte Whimsy (LE, $28.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). Burberry S/S15 Runway (LE, $65.00) is lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Blush (P) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Too Faced Sweet Pink (LE) is more shimmery (90% similar). Givenchy It-Girl Purple (P, $44.00) is brighter (90% similar). Tarte Flush (P, $28.00) is warmer (90% similar). Guerlain Morning Rose (P, $52.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Burberry Misty (P, $42.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Dior Rose (001) (LE, $56.00) is cooler (90% similar). NARS New Attitude (LE, $30.00) is warmer (85% similar). MAC Lesson in Love (LE, $22.00) is warmer (85% similar). Stila Light Pink (LE) is cooler (85% similar). Urban Decay Temper (LE) is darker, brighter (85% similar). MAC I'm a Lover (P, $23.50) is cooler (85% similar). Too Faced Skyline (LE) is darker, cooler (85% similar). MAC Pinch O' Peach (P, $22.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Dior Floral Pink (844) Diorblush
Dior Glowing Gardens Diorblush Floral Pink (844)
D+
Product
6.5
Pigmentation
7
Texture
6
Longevity
7
Application
4.5
Total
69%

Dior Rose Garden (451) Eyeshadow Palette

Dior Rose Garden (451) Eyeshadow Palette ($63.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a new, limited edition palette for spring. The eyeshadow formula feels different than their standard, permanent eyeshadow formula but similar to the formula used in the limited edition holiday palettes–more in the vein of MAC Extra Dimension and NARS Dual Intensity–but I couldn’t find anything from Dior that indicated these are actually wet/dry, though for your perusal, I swatched them both dry (left) and damp (right), so this review only covers dry application. I think that the eyeshadows perform much better damp, though, or with primer, as they run crumbly and/or powdery, so they tended to look a little dry or uneven applied to the lid as-is.

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Dior Rose Garden (451) Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Glowing Gardens Eyeshadow Palette Rose Garden (451)
B-
Product
8
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
7.5
Application
4.5
Total
80%
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