Currently Loving: Dior

This is basically a little shopping (cough *haul* cough – still don’t like that word) post on a few Dior bits and bobs I’ve been picking up here and there recently… some of which are still to be tested others have already made their way into my firm favourites list. But as I know there’s a lot of buzz around the BB cream I wanted to share my initial thoughts now and will of course do a full review asap.

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This was a two part shopping spree for me – it started with a trip to Debenhams where I spent some time chatting to a wonderful lady on their counter in the Oxford Street store, she was something of a rarity in a department store beauty hall – really knew her stuff, promoted the brand but managed to not be at all pushy. Oh, and she had the most amazing looking skin – so this made me even more curious when she put this down to a combination of Dior Skincare and a raw food diet (curious about the skincare, I can’t face the idea of only eating raw food…although if my skin looked as good as hers, then I would consider it!)

So on this occasion I picked up the Diorskin Nude Concealer, the blusher and the Lip Glow. The concealer and the Lip Glow had both been on my lust list for a while and the blusher was one I’ve always cooed over but never thought it was me – but she tried it on me and I fell for it. Purchase made, I was also happy she popped in a few fragrance and skincare samples for me. Of these I have started using the concealer and it’s impressive but I’m not totally blown away – it’s really good coverage – I tiny amount goes a really long way but I’m not sure if it’s quite hydrating enough for me around my eyes.

Then, as if the one purchase just spurred me to full on Dior addict…when passing through the airport I made my way straight to the Dior counter with one purchase in mind – the BB cream (I went for Shade 02). I’d heard a huge amount of buzz about it so couldn’t resist and at duty free prices it would have been rude not to! This is the one I have been using for a week now and it’s firmly in my favourites list. I won’t do a full review here as will save that for a separate post – but I love it and if you’re on the fence then I say go for it. Best things about it are the coverage is light to medium and the finish isn’t too shiny like other BB cream. It really does do the whole ‘my skin but better’ thing.

Whilst I was there I also spotted the latest Spring/Summer ‘Bird of Paradise’ collection – whilst the turquoise addict in me was very, very, tempted by the turquoise combo of polishes I instead went for a gorgeous corally pink lipstick. Again, this hasn’t yet been used but will be tried, tested and reviewed asap!

So that’s it for my little Dior spree….the beginnings of a long term love affair I think! Any Dior recs very welcome…(can you believe I’ve never tried DiorShow mascara?! Next on the list…)

Dior BB Cream available from Escentual (£25.50 – rather than the £41 that it is on Boots!) also available from Debenhams

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13 Comments

  1. louisa llewellyn
    May 24, 2013 / 10:58 am

    Dior are the only brand I’ve been buying recently, I’ve fallen for them completely. In the last months I’ve brought Rosy glow in petal, the Dior addict glow colour changing gloss, Dior Rose Diamond (with Amber glow on order in store) and the BB cream in shade 1. Considering I only owned their Peachykeen blush before it’s quite the turn around. The colour changing gloss is gimmicky but goes a lovely bold pink and formulas perfect.

  2. May 24, 2013 / 10:36 am

    These products look amazing, not just only the packaging, but the overall products 🙂 I’ve never tried any makeup from Dior though, but I do love the scents and perfumes they make because they always smell very original and unique 😀 Great post!

    X Valérie
    scribblesofvalerie.com

  3. May 24, 2013 / 10:44 am

    I have tried the nude foundation which is absolutely INCREDIBLE so I really want to try the concealer and BB cream as well! Even though I think it’s too pink for me? I absolutely love their lipsticks, in fact a Dior Addict lipstick was my first ever high end purchase 🙂 Really want to try the lip glow as well!
    xx

    http://crookedteethxo.blogspot.be

  4. May 24, 2013 / 11:19 am

    Love Dior make up, the airbrush foundation that you spray was holy grail. The blusher is beautiful 🙂 fabulous haul!

    prettylittleus

    Kate
    Xx

  5. May 24, 2013 / 12:41 pm

    I love that blush so much. I was thinking of getting that before but ended up getting one of their original blushes

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  6. May 24, 2013 / 1:24 pm

    Wow, thanks for the tip on the BB Cream, that’s quite a saving! I’ve been fancying giving it a go but I know how much I’d rather pay! I’ve been so disappointed with all the BBs I’ve tried so far, but I really can’t see Dior doing a rubbish one.
    So many lovely goodies here, looking forward to seeing some more about them.
    Mel x

    melswallofmirrors.blogspot.co.uk

  7. May 24, 2013 / 1:31 pm

    I so nearly ordered the Dior BB cream from Escentuals the other day but the only thing I wasn’t sure about what the colour as I couldn’t seem them in person. I think this would be perfect for holidays.

    Gillian from Glam Up Everyday x

  8. Stacey Jane
    May 24, 2013 / 6:02 pm

    I love the blush! My best friend bought me it for my birthday and it’s amazing xx

  9. May 24, 2013 / 5:15 pm

    Ooh these products look so lovely! Very interested to hear your thoughts on the BB cream xx

  10. Joana
    May 24, 2013 / 9:50 pm

    I have yet to jump on the BB cream wagon, but am seriouly considering it. Just need to find out why exactly I should do it. The blush looks gorgeous, though I hate the brush. The colour is just so pretty.

    xo Joana
    Grow In Fashion

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    May 26, 2013 / 2:28 pm

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