Dior is a leading trendsetter when it comes to style so it’s no surprise that the spring makeup collection features unique pigments that are elegant and bold. The range focuses on avant-garde gradients, striking color clashes and radiant skin to showcase the season’s vibrancy.
The new selection of Rouge Dior Matte Lipstick is eclectic and stunningly eccentric. The shade 502 Radical is a pale grey that has gained increasing recognition as the edgy new “it” shade of the beauty community. Paired with the right eye shadow this daring hue looks lovely and I like when brands push boundaries to expand our options. Although grey may not be office appropriate just yet, it is definitely suitable for a night out. 951 Absolute is a sophisticated, signature red that is very Hollywood glam. The pure color and lack of harsh undertones makes it flattering on most complexions. 810 Distinct is a chocolaty brown that is neutral yet still very deep and rich.
Although the lipsticks have a solid matte finish, the texture is creamy and smooth for excellent glide and consistent, full-coverage application. The pigments are highly saturated and enriched with mango butter, hyaluronic acid and lipid-restoring properties for hydration, suppleness and comfort. They retail for $43.00 each.
The Nude Air Luminizer is available in 4 shades including a universal powder suitable for all skin tones. The luxurious formula is infused with refined, light reflecting shimmer that creates an iridescent candlelight glow rather than a glittery mess and the finish is ultra silky. I prefer to use the kabuki brush (included with the compact) to highlighting my legs, arms, shoulders or décolletage because it disperses the particles and illuminates the body. The Luminzers retail for $68.00 each.
003 is a stunning golden hue with buildable pigmentation. A light dusting provides a subtle effect and more layers give you a glamorous glow.
002 is a cool tone with saturated champagne shimmer and a rose gold base.
The spring collection also includes a Lip Scrub ($41.00) and berry Lip Glow ($41.00) which work well together for a rejuvenating treatment. The scrub is not grainy or rough but it gently exfoliates with sugar granules and the lush texture melts in to provide layers of moisture with a fresh pink tint. Lips feel supple, smooth and protected from harsh weather.
The Color Revival Balm with SPF 15 ($41.00) reacts to your body chemistry to create a special shade that enhances your natural lip color. It has become a new staple in my purse because the sheer berry tone makes my lips appear full and pouty plus the conditioning butters nourish, revitalize and soothe parched skin for hours of creamy hydration.
You can find these great products at Dior counters nationwide including Sephora and Hudson’s Bay.