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?

WHERE TO BUY

NEIMAN MARCUS NORDSTROM SAKS BLOOMINGDALE’S MACY’S

BERGDORF GOODMAN JOHN LEWIS (UK) HARVEY NICHOLS (UK)

SELFRIDGES (INT’L) HARRODS THE BAY (CA)

Week in Review | January 30th through February 5th

Here’s a look at the top 10 products reviewed in the last week, plus a summary of how many products and brands were reviewed and a break out of ratings! :)
01

Tom Ford Beauty Burnished Copper

Limited Edition. $45.00/0.17 oz.

Tom Ford Burnished Copper Cream Color for Eyes ($45.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a dark, olive green with warm, brown undertones and a metallic sheen with faint gold micro-sparkle.

A+
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
10
Application
5
Total
100%
A+

02. Tom Ford Beauty Platinum

Tom Ford Platinum Cream Color for Eyes ($45.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a medium-dark taupe brown with warm, reddish undertones and a frosted sheen. Read full review.

A

03. Tom Ford Beauty Erotic

Tom Ford Erotic Patent Finish Lip Color ($52.00 for 0.07 fl. oz.) is a medium, fuchsia red with cool, blue undertones and a glossy finish. Read full review.

A

04. Tom Ford Beauty Infamy

Tom Ford Infamy Patent Finish Lip Color ($52.00 for 0.07 fl. oz.) vibrant, medium-rask fuchsia pink with cool undertones and a high-shine, glossy finish and very subtle fuchsia micro-shimmer. Read full review.

A

06. Colour Pop Silhouette

ColourPop Silhouette Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick ($6.00 for 0.11 fl. oz.) is described as a "rich blue red." Read full review.

A-

07. Colour Pop Scrooge

ColourPop Scrooge Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick ($6.00 for 0.11 fl. oz.) is described as a "rich rosy pink." Read full review.

A-

08. Burberry No. 01 White

Burberry No. 01 White Spring/Summer 2016 Runway Highlighting Palette ($68.00 for 0.10 oz.) is a crisp, cool-toned white with a frosted sheen. Read full review.

A-

09. Burberry No. 02 Nude Gold

Burberry No. 02 Nude Gold Spring/Summer 2016 Runway Highlighting Palette ($68.00 for 0.10 oz.) is a slightly muted, light-medium gold with warm undertones and a frosted finish. Read full review.

A-

10. Tom Ford Beauty Last Dance #2

Last Dance #2 is a muted, medium-dark olive green with warm, brown undertones and a satiny sheen. It had nice pigmentation with a lightly dry, dusty consistency that tended to sheer out when applied but was very blendable. Read full review.

Breakdown |
Jan 30, 2016 — Feb 5, 2016

81%

Average Score
A
21
B
22
C
6
D
5
F
7

Total Reviews (61) — Brands Reviewed (11)

12 Shades of Peach for Spring (Pink Edition)

Since there were several requests last week, here are a few favorites for more pink-peach shades that would serve you well during spring! :) I tried to distinguish between more coral shades and more pinky-peaches (which tend to be a little lighter and have a bit more yellow to them).

12 Shades of Peach for Spring

What are your favorite pinky-peach shades?

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Sneak Peek: Looxi Beauty Highlighters Photos & Swatches

Looxi Beauty Highlighters
Looxi Beauty Highlighters

After several strong reader recommendations, I decided to check out Looxi Beauty Highlighters ($7.50 for 0.20 oz. pans or $15.00 for 0.35 oz. in compact). They had quite a few in-stock when I purchased (about a week and a half ago), though it looks like some are out-of-stock or only in-stock in compacts. I’ll be testing these over the next several weeks, but here are swatches of the 17 I bought in the meanwhile!

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