Posted on February 23rd, 2010 | Categories: Dior Cosmetics, Lipgloss | Reviews & Makeup Tips, Makeup Tips for Lips, Wedding & Bridal Makeup Tips
Dior Cosmetics is a high-end makeup brand with prices to match. Like anything by Christian Dior, you can definitely expect to spend quite a bit more than you would for an average cosmetics product. While you can probably argue that you can find just as good quality at places like MAC for a fraction of the price, everyone deserves to own at least one item from Dior – if only for the feeling you get when you pull the elegantly packaged product out of your makeup bag. And if you’re only going to own one Dior item, you can’t go wrong with a lip gloss. Dior’s top of the line glosses are the perfect splurge item for a bride’s wedding makeup look, a fun photo shoots or your next exciting date or special occasion.
Many of their devotees’ first foray into Dior was with their lip gloss. That’s because their glosses have an excellent reputation in the cosmetics world. Celebrities and fashion magazines alike sing its praises and with good reason.
Dior has been around forever but the first gloss that started getting a lot of press was Dior Addict. The Dior Addict Ultra Gloss Reflect is a shimmery gloss that is shiny without being sticky. Rose Denim is a cool toned rosy-pink color with a subtle blue shimmer. It is perfect for neutralizing colors that are too warm. If you have always wanted to wear a baby pink color but never thought you could pull it off, this is a great way to experiment because it’s very sheer and the intensity will vary depending on what you put underneath it.
Crème de Gloss is a gloss with a very high color payoff. In fact, it reminds me more of a liquid lipstick than a gloss. It could easily be worn on its own because it is not sheer like most glosses. The texture is about as perfect as a gloss can be. It’s very creamy and moisturizes without being sticky or drying out your lips. Fig Nectar is a highly pigmented plummy pink that looks great on both warm and cool skin tones. It also lasts longer than you would expect a gloss to last.
photo credit: *nomi* & malcolm
As part of their new DiorKiss line, Dior has also released their DiorKiss Luscious Lip-Plumping Gloss – a lip gloss available in eight translucent shades that plump your lips as they shine. Most of the shades have a iridescent shimmer to them. The lip gloss also features a special curved gloss applicator that allows for smooth and application.
Another Dior lip gloss fav of ours is Dior’s Addict Lip Polish – a lip primer and polish in one. This lip product mimics the effect of a lip primer with it’s unique formula of moisturizing hyaluronic microspheres and a high shine finish. The product also has a special spinning roll-on applicator that gives you an even, “just-right” amount of polish over your entire lip area.
Dior lip glosses are a great choice for anyone who is looking to treat themselves to an ultimate luxury pick-me-up. It helps you look great and feel great at the same time.
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