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Dior Revenuse, Infinity, Fahrenheit, Olympe Diorshow Fusion Mono Eyeshadow

Dior DiorShow Fusion Mono Eyeshadow
Dior DiorShow Fusion Mono Eyeshadow

Dior Reveuse (271) DiorShow Fusion Mono Eyeshadow ($31.00 for 0.22 oz.) is a blackened navy blue with lighter blue and navy blue shimmer and sparkle. It had semi-sheer coverage, which did not build up and was difficult to blend out for an even layer of coverage. The texture felt comparable to other shades in the formula, but the intensity was lacking. Where a lighter shade might be more useful, darker shades like these look patchy and splotchy when they are so sheer. This would be best used patted over a stronger base color. It wore well for eight hours with very little fall out. Apparently, this shade was released in 2014, and it didn’t even register as familiar (perhaps because it was disappointing then and now). It is actually quite different from the original, because this one didn’t flake away and had a much cooler undertone, but it was very sheer instead. MAC No Taboos (LE, $22.00) is darker (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Parisienne #2 (LE) is less shimmery (95% similar). Estee Lauder Violet Underground #5 (LE, $21.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Too Faced Bluebird (P, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Naval Blue (P, $21.00) is cooler, brighter, lighter (90% similar). Milani Bella Navy (09) (P, $4.49) is lighter (90% similar). Le Metier de Beaute Sapphire (LE, $30.00) is brighter, lighter (90% similar). Chanel Apparition (LE, $32.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Blue Storm (LE, $21.00) is cooler, brighter (90% similar). Make Up For Ever ME224 Navy Blue (P, $21.00) is lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Lunar (P, $20.00) is lighter, more shimmery (90% similar). Dior Cosmos (281) (P, $31.00) is warmer, darker (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Dior Infinity (751) DiorShow Fusion Mono Eyeshadow ($31.00 for 0.22 oz.) is a light, golden brown with warm undertones and a sparkly, multi-colored shimmer finish. It had good color coverage, which was mostly opaque and built up to full coverage with just a little more product layered on top (not even a full second layer). The consistency was smooth, lightly emollient but not truly wet or slick to the touch, and blended out easily. It could easily be worn as a sheer wash of color for a bit of shimmer or as a full coverage eyeshadow. It wore well for nine hours on me. MAC Permanent Press #2 (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). NARS Lucid Dream (LE, $28.00) is cooler (90% similar). Giorgio Armani Cold Copper (09) (P, $39.00) is warmer, lighter, more shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Spotlight (LE, $19.00) is more muted (90% similar). Benefit Thanks a Latte (P, $20.00) is lighter, more shimmery (90% similar). Laura Mercier Moonlight (P, $28.00) is darker (90% similar). Buxom Style Icon (P, $12.00) is lighter (90% similar). Smashbox Doe (P) is lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Crushed Clove (P, $16.00) is warmer (90% similar). Too Faced After Hours (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). bareMinerals Santorini (LE) is warmer (90% similar). bareMinerals Schmooze (LE) is less shimmery (90% similar). Too Faced Jingle All the Way Eyeshadow #4 (LE, $16.00) is warmer, lighter (85% similar). Dior Smoky Sequins #3 (LE) is more shimmery (85% similar). Viseart Gitte (P) is lighter, more shimmery (85% similar). LORAC Sienna (LE, $19.00) is warmer, darker, less shimmery (85% similar). Urban Decay Suspect (P, $19.00) is lighter (85% similar). NARS Dione (P, $29.00) is brighter, lighter, more shimmery (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Dior Fahrenheit (781) DiorShow Fusion Mono Eyeshadow ($31.00 for 0.22 oz.) is a deep brown with neutral-to-cool undertones and warmer sparkles in lighter gold and rusty brown. It had semi-opaque pigmentation, which was best applied as a more opaque product (two layers), as it looked somewhat patchy and uneven when sheered out. While the underlying color didn’t crease or fade over a nine-hour period, I had some noticeable fall out. Too Faced Hot Fudge (P, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Makeup Geek Steampunk (P, $6.00) is cooler, less shimmery (95% similar). Urban Decay Barlust (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). LORAC Granite (LE, $19.00) is warmer, less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Street Cool (LE) is lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). Sleek MakeUP Genie (LE, $9.99) is warmer, lighter, more shimmery (85% similar). LORAC Pewter (P, $19.00) is lighter, less shimmery (85% similar). MAC Aloha (LE, $32.50) is lighter, more shimmery (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Nude Dip #4 (LE) is lighter, less shimmery (80% similar). MAC Seasonally Cool (LE, $32.50) is warmer, lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Dior Olympe (871) DiorShow Fusion Mono Eyeshadow ($31.00 for 0.22 oz.) is a dark plum with warmer undertones and a sparkling, violet finish. It had decent color payoff, though it was not opaque, and it was buildable to mostly opaque coverage. The issue I had with it was how dry it appeared on the skin, despite the texture feeling spongy, lightly creamy, and smooth to the touch–there was no indication from the texture itself that it was going to look dragged out and uneven around the edges, like a drier product might. It lasted for nine hours before fading on me, and I did not notice any fall out. bareMinerals Passion (P) is lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). Cle de Peau Golden Lace #1 (LE) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Rare Find (LE, $21.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Uncut (P, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Too Faced Chocolate Raspberry (LE, $16.00) is lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). NARS Calabria (LE, $24.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Too Faced Pop (P, $16.00) is warmer (90% similar). Sephora Girlish Appeal (LE) is brighter, lighter (85% similar). Make Up For Ever #17 (P, $23.00) is warmer, less shimmery (85% similar). MAC Rich Core (P, $20.00) is lighter, more shimmery (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty About Last Night No. 19 (LE) is lighter (85% similar). theBalm Curvy Cami (P, $16.00) is warmer, brighter, lighter (85% similar). Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Overlook (P, $14.00) is brighter, lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Formula Overview

Dior DiorShow Fusion Mono Eyeshadow ($31.00 for 0.22 oz.) is supposed to be a long-wearing, cream-based eyeshadow with “brilliant colour.” The wear well on me, easily for eight hours and up to ten hours, and have a sponge-like consistency that doesn’t feel to wet but is not a powder either. The texture is thin, lightweight, and blendable on the skin, but the pigmentation can vary a lot from shade to shade with more recent releases tending to lean sheerer.

Dior Diorshow Fusion Mono Eyeshadow Reveuse (271) (2016)
Dior Diorshow Fusion Mono Eyeshadow Infinity (751)
Dior Diorshow Fusion Mono Eyeshadow Fahrenheit (781)
Dior Diorshow Fusion Mono Eyeshadow Olympe (871)

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Dior Rouge Dior Pastel Mattes

Dior Tender Matte (340) Rouge Dior Lipstick
Dior Tender Matte (340) Rouge Dior Lipstick

Dior Rouge Dior Lipstick ($35.00 for 0.12 oz.) was recently relaunched, and part of the range now includes several matte shades. On top of the permanent range of 50 shades, the brand also released a few limited edition, pastel shades. They sold quite quickly through Dior’s website, but I found them on Selfridge’s and bought them. Only one of the four shades below performed decently when compared to what you’d want in a typical lipstick, but like something out of a fantasy novel, Dior says that the formula “provides 16 [hours] of comfort with no dry lips or colour streaking.” The formula is also supposed to be pigmented and hydrating. I did not get anywhere near 16 hours of wear with any of the four shades, unfortunately! The pigmentation varied from semi-opaque to mostly opaque, but the texture was unforgiving and prone to catching on any and every imperfection along with settling into lip lines.

Dior Tender Matte (340) Rouge Dior Lipstick ($35.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a light-medium peachy-orange with warm undertones and a satin finish. It had semi-opaque color payoff, but the texture emphasized lip lines and imperfections, while color gathered in my lip lines as well. There was some slip, so it didn’t drag or feel uncomfortable to apply or to wear, but it lasted for three and a half hours on me. It was neither drying nor hydrating on me. Kat Von D Noble (P, $21.00) is less glossy, lighter (95% similar). Maybelline Barely Bloomed (700) (P, $7.49) is glossier, lighter (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Pout (142) (LE, $30.00) is cooler, lighter (90% similar). Sephora Peach Tart (LE, $14.00) is less glossy, darker (90% similar). MAC Antonio's Girls (LE, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Close Contact (LE, $17.00) is warmer (90% similar). Milani Adore (LE, $8.99) is warmer, darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Unicorn (P, $17.00) is darker (95% similar). Tarte Namaste (P, $20.00) is warmer, darker (90% similar). Anastasia Pure Hollywood (P, $20.00) is warmer, darker (85% similar). Bite Beauty Leche (P, $24.00) is darker (80% similar). Tom Ford Beauty First Time (09) (LE, $50.00) is darker (80% similar). Colour Pop Button (P, $5.00) is darker (80% similar). Bite Beauty Amaretto (P, $24.00) is darker (80% similar). Givenchy Beige Plume (102) (P, $36.00) is darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Dior Cloudy Matte (380) Rouge Dior Lipstick ($35.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a light-medium lavender with cool undertones and a natural finish. It had good color coverage, which applied fairly evenly, but some of the color pulled into lip lines due to a more emollient consistency of the formula. I would not call this matte, as there was a definite shine to it. The color lasted for four and a half hours, and it was neither drying nor hydrating. This was the best of the Pastel Mattes, as it had the most even coverage; the cooler undertone of it made it harder to dupe. NYX Lavender (P, $6.00) is glossier, lighter (85% similar). MAC Love & Cherished (P, $17.00) is warmer, lighter (85% similar). Kat Von D Coven (P, $21.00) is warmer, lighter (85% similar). MAC Galaxy Grey (LE, $21.00) is more muted, darker (80% similar). Make Up For Ever C502 (P, $22.00) is more muted, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Dior Sunny Matte (610) Rouge Dior Lipstick ($35.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a bright, sunshine yellow with strong, warm undertones and a satin sheen. It had medium color coverage, and like Clover Matte, was streaky, uneven, and emphasized every lip line and imperfection I had on my lips. It was moderately slippery, so it moved around a lot on the lips, and the photo is of the best case scenario but the moment I pressed my lips together, it fell apart. The color wore for four and a half hours and was non-drying. MAC Gold Xixi (P, $17.00) is glossier, more muted (90% similar). NYX Citron (P, $6.00) is glossier, warmer (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Dior Clover Matte (400) Rouge Dior Lipstick ($35.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a medium green with cooler undertones and a natural sheen. It had medium coverage with a moderately slippery texture–and that showed heavily in the application, as the color found its way into every lip line and crevice on my lips. It was streaky, uneven, and unforgiving. The color wore for four hours and left a bluish stain behind, and it was non-drying. Make Up For Ever C601 (P, $22.00) is better quality, brighter, lighter (95% similar). Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Cosplay (P, $18.00) is glossier, better quality, darker (85% similar). Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Whatever (LE, $16.00) is glossier, better quality, warmer (85% similar). Colour Pop Charm (P, $5.00) is better quality, warmer, lighter (85% similar). NYX Risque (P, $6.00) is glossier, better quality, cooler (80% similar). Kat Von D Plan 9 (P, $21.00) is better quality, warmer, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Dior Rouge Dior Lip Color Tender Matte (340)
Dior Rouge Dior Lip Color Cloudy Matte (380)
Dior Rouge Dior Lip Color Sunny Matte (610)
Dior Rouge Dior Lip Color Clover Matte (400)

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Dior Splendor Collection for Holiday 2016

Dior Splendor Collection for Holiday 2016
Dior Splendor Collection for Holiday 2016

The new holiday color collection from Dior is called Splendor.

Availability

October 2016

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The Details

5 Couleurs Eyeshadow Palette | $63.00 | Limited Edition

The legendary palette bears the sequin motif inspired by the work of the Haute Couture ateliers. The texture blends into the lids and sculpts the eyes with pearly light and dense ultra-pigmented shadow. A texture that deposits an ultra-pigmented veil with no powdery effect.

  • Smoky Sequins (066)
  • Precious Embroidery (776)

Diorific Lips | $38.00 | Limited Edition

Diorific is housed in a gold Dior collector case, the jewel of the collection. A unique formula in rich shades with a luminous, long-lasting matte finish and perfectly shaped and defined lips to create a captivating, sophisticated look. Apply in a swath of dense magnetic colour, or in touches at the center of the lips.

  • Golden (006)

Diorific Matte Lipstick | $38.00 | Limited Edition

In a limited edition, Diorific reinvents the purest expression of the powdery matte finish for the first time in a fine film that glides on with incredible comfort. An easy-wearing matte whose secret lies in its unique use of an exceptionally soft and velvety micronized silicon powder. The “powdery” silicon smoothes colour with no streaking while striking a subtle balance between hold and comfort. Unlike traditional matte makeup, this formula continuously moisturizes lips without drying them. Finer, sheerer and less opaque, Diorific Matte radiates colour with a subtle velvety finish. From an easy rosewood to the iconic red, along with the flashiest and trendiest corals and pinks, this utterly modern and elegant matte lipstick truly makes a statement and can be worn on any lips.

  • Charm (440)
  • Ravissement (560)
  • Fascination (880)
  • Splendor (950)

Diorshow Mono Eyeshadow | $31.00 | Limited Edition

A weightless texture that blends into the skin and dresses the eye in velvety colour. In a single step, it creates an even and intense matte finish for a professional makeup effect.

  • Infinity (751)

Diorific Vernis | $28.00 | Limited Edition

  • Nova (Top Coat)
  • Golden (328)
  • Splendor (850)
  • Cosmic (899)

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Dior Fusion, Temptation, Gravity Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadows

Dior Fusion (764) Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadow
Dior Fusion (764) Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadow

Dior Fusion (764) Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadow ($29.50 for 0.06 oz.) is a light-medium rosy pink with warm undertones and warmer gold sparkle. It had good pigmentation applied dry (though I also tried it damp, where it was smoother in appearance) and a glittery, but fairly smooth, texture that applied well to bare skin. For as much sparkle is in it, there was only a little bit of fall out after eight hours of wear. I had noticeable creasing after seven hours of wear. MAC Rose (P, $21.00) is darker (95% similar). Natasha Denona Golden Rose (60M) (P, $29.00) is lighter (90% similar). Clinique Pink and Plenty (P, $17.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). YSL Paris #4 (LE) is lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). Makeup Geek Wildfire (P, $12.00) is warmer, lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Recharged (P, $22.00) is less shimmery (85% similar). City Color Ladylike (P, $6.99) is warmer, darker, less shimmery (85% similar). MAC Pretty Dainty (LE, $23.00) is darker, less shimmery (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Dior Temptation (184) Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadow ($29.50 for 0.06 oz.) is a medium-dark purple with warmer, pink undertones and a glittery, sparkling finish. It had semi-opaque color coverage with a drier, dustier texture that didn’t adhere as well to bare skin, and it was one of the weaker shades in the new formula. I would recommend using an adhesive base with this one to help amplify the color, but you could try it damp (I haven’t had anything happen to the surface of mine from using them damp). This shade wore well for seven hours before it creased a bit, though I had very little fallout. MAC Butterfly Party (LE, $32.50) is more shimmery (95% similar). Kat Von D Lunacy (LE) is less shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Delinquent (DC, $20.00) is darker, less shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Vice (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Dior Constellation (864) #4 (LE) is darker, less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Grape (LE, $32.50) is darker, less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Highly Charged (LE, $22.00) is cooler, less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Satellite Dreams (P, $16.00) is lighter, less shimmery (85% similar). Viseart Prune (P) is warmer, lighter, less shimmery (85% similar). theBalm Surfari (LE, $16.00) is warmer, brighter, lighter (85% similar). Hello Kitty Happy (LE) is lighter, less shimmery (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Dior Gravity (094) Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadow ($29.50 for 0.06 oz.) is a deep, smoky purple with cooler shimmer and warmer undertones. It looked more like a deep gray in the pan, but it ended up swatching more purple, so that was interesting! Though I’m not rating it on damp usage (it doesn’t say it is a wet/dry formula), I did notice it was much smoother and more pigmented damp than dry with the dry application being mostly opaque and more noticeably glittery. On the lid, it was a little challenging to blend out the shade without it looking a bit patchy and uneven, so I would recommend using a primer with this one (and an adhesive base would be even better). The color started to crease after seven and a half hours of wear with minimal fallout. Urban Decay Half Truth (LE, $19.00) is lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). Ardency Inn Purple Hearts (P, $32.00) is darker, less shimmery (90% similar). L'Oreal Purple Priority (758) (P, $7.99) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Starless Night (LE, $21.00) is cooler, less shimmery (90% similar). NARS L'Amour, Toujours L'Amour #12 (LE, $25.00) is warmer, darker, less shimmery (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Formula Overview

Dior Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadow ($29.50 for 0.06 oz.) is supposed to be a metallic, shiny, pigmented powder eyeshadow that will mimic a “wet lid.” The texture was smooth, but I could feel the texture of the glitter and sparkle, as several shades are full of glittery bits. The good news was that the texture is also denser and creamier, which enabled the sparkles and glitters to bind better with the base. I noticed the sparkles would separate from the base when I would diffuse and blend out the edges, but the flecks tended to move rather than fall off the eye. The formula varied from semi-opaque to totally opaque. The eyeshadows wore six to seven hours on me before they started to crease, but I had very minimal fall out over time, though. I didn’t see any mention of using these wet, but I had no issues using it wet as well as dry, for reference (wet application was not considered for purposes of rating the products).

I’m not certain if these are limited edition or permanent, because Dior’s website doesn’t call them out as limited edition (as they did for their fall quints). I’m also not certain about what retailers will get these, because Dior is the only U.S. retailer I’ve seen carrying them, but they are available at a slew of international retailers: Selfridges, Harrods, John Lewis, Escentual, House of Fraser, and David Jones.

Dior Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Fusion (764)
Dior Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Temptation (184)
Dior Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Gravity (094)

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Dior Fire, Reflection, Fever Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadows

Dior Fire (584) Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadow
Dior Fire (584) Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadow

Dior Fire (584) Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadow ($29.50 for 0.06 oz.) is a medium-dark, bronzy brown with warm undertones and gold sparkle over a pearlized finish. The texture was smooth, but noticeably glittery, with a denser feel so that the glitter melded with the base color and didn’t just disappear upon application. It had good pigmentation and applied well to bare skin without losing intensity. Some of the sparkle separated from the base color as I blended, but it just seemed to move it beyond the initial area I put it but didn’t fall off the lid. This shade lasted for seven hours on me before creasing but had minimal fallout. City Color Sandstorm (P, $6.99) is darker, more shimmery (95% similar). Colour Pop Nillionaire (P, $5.00) is lighter, less shimmery (95% similar). Maybelline Downtown Brown (P, $6.99) is less shimmery (90% similar). Natasha Denona Sienna (50M) (P, $29.00) is lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). Benefit Thanks a Latte (P, $20.00) is lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). bareMinerals Hot Commodity (LE) is less shimmery (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Taupe (LE, $28.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). theBalm Firm (P, $16.00) is lighter, less shimmery (85% similar). Tarte Crush (LE) is lighter, less shimmery (85% similar). Urban Decay Zap (P, $22.00) is cooler, lighter, less shimmery (85% similar). NARS Shade II (LE, $25.00) is warmer, less shimmery (85% similar). LORAC Smokey Topaz (LE, $19.00) is lighter, less shimmery (85% similar). Dior Cosmopolite (P, $29.50) is cooler, darker, less shimmery (85% similar). Chanel Mirage (95) (P, $32.00) is brighter, lighter, less shimmery (85% similar). MAC English Gilt (LE, $21.00) is brighter, lighter (80% similar). MAC Permanent Press #2 (LE) is more muted, lighter, less shimmery (80% similar). bareMinerals Santorini (LE) is lighter, less shimmery (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Dior Reflection (684) Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadow ($29.50 for 0.06 oz.) is a dark brown with warm, reddish undertones and a sparkling, metallic finish. The texture was smoother than some of the other shades, but it still had a ton of glittery bits, which you can feel if you touch it with your fingertip. It had a denser, creamier consistency, though, which worked well to keep the sparkles and base color combined. It was intensely pigmented, applied and blended well, and lasted for six and a half hours before creasing (but fallout was quite minimal!). MAC Aloha (LE, $32.50) is cooler (90% similar). Sleek MakeUP Genie (LE, $9.99) is darker (90% similar). MAC Seasonally Cool (LE, $32.50) is warmer, more shimmery (90% similar). Buxom Bronzed Bod (P, $12.00) is warmer, less shimmery (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Dior Fever (794) Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadow ($29.50 for 0.06 oz.) is a medium-dark, reddish plum with warm undertones and a sparkling finish. The texture was slightly drier than the other two shades, but it still held together fairly well when blended and worked with on the skin–I had a little more fallout during application, though. This shade had great pigmentation, but when I blended it, some of the color looked patchy underneath the glitter/sparkle. I was able to wear the eyesahdow for seven hours before I saw creasing. There was a small amount of fallout after eight hours. Givenchy Inattendue #4 (P) is cooler (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Ultraviolet Light (304) (LE, $32.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Anastasia Not Today (P, $12.00) is darker, less shimmery (90% similar). Colour Pop Cricket (P, $5.00) is more muted (90% similar). MAC Smoky Mauve (P, $20.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Too Faced Chocolate Raspberry (LE, $16.00) is cooler, less shimmery (85% similar). BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes #23 (P) is warmer, less shimmery (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Formula Overview

Dior Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadow ($29.50 for 0.06 oz.) is supposed to be a metallic, shiny, pigmented powder eyeshadow that will mimic a “wet lid.” The texture was smooth, but I could feel the texture of the glitter and sparkle, as several shades are full of glittery bits. The good news was that the texture is also denser and creamier, which enabled the sparkles and glitters to bind better with the base. I noticed the sparkles would separate from the base when I would diffuse and blend out the edges, but the flecks tended to move rather than fall off the eye. The formula varied from semi-opaque to totally opaque. The eyeshadows wore six to seven hours on me before they started to crease, but I had very minimal fall out over time, though. I didn’t see any mention of using these wet, but I had no issues using it wet as well as dry, for reference (wet application was not considered for purposes of rating the products).

I’m not certain if these are limited edition or permanent, because Dior’s website doesn’t call them out as limited edition (as they did for their fall quints). I’m also not certain about what retailers will get these, because Dior is the only U.S. retailer I’ve seen carrying them, but they are available at a slew of international retailers: Selfridges, Harrods, John Lewis, Escentual, House of Fraser, and David Jones.

Dior Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Fire (584)
Fire (584)
Dior Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Reflection (684)
Dior Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Fever (794)

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Sneak Peek: Dior Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadows Photos & Swatches

Dior Fusion (764) Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadow
Dior Fusion (764) Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadow

Dior Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadow ($29.50 for 0.06 oz.) is a new powder eyeshadow formula for fall that is available in six shades. I’ve only seen them on Dior’s website, and I actually picked up one shade (Gravity) from Selfridge’s as it is out of stock on Dior’s website. Initially, I thought they were a wet/dry formula, so I swatched them dry and then damp. They are designed to have a “lustrous finish” with “unprecedented shine.” Full reviews to come, but here are swatches:

Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadows

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