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Dior Spring Collection 2010: Dior Lacy Beauty

Spring comes early with beautiful images of the Dior Spring Collection 2010.

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Dior Skinflash Primer Review

Dior have I expressed how much I adore you as of late?  Your new Skinflash Primer captured and held my interest so I hauled you home in the hopes you’d lead me down the path of skin perfection nirvana.

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Dior Addict Lip Glow Review and Swatches

The Muse thinks it’s safe to say Summer is finally here. The humidity is crazy awesome outside my office window and I’m loving it. Although I shouldn’t talk so loudly as I believe it’s going to rain tomorrow. WTH?

Which brings me to today’s review. Looking for that light Summer balm that moisturizers your lips with just a hint of color? One that’ll follow you through the Fall with just a touch of pink to flatter your dramatic, bolder looks for the season?


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You need Dior Addict Lip Glow in your life chicas. It’s a moisturizing balm packaged in the standard Dior Addict Lip Stick packaging with a pale pink case. It’s packaging alone will make you weep in fits of girlish joy me thinks.

What is it?

It’s a sweet little moisturizing balm that’s pink in color but pretty much transparent until it hits your lips. One applied it reacts with your body temperature to create a perfect shade of pink customized just for you!

Golly, must be my girlhood memories of yesteryear that makes this so appealing. Reminds me of mood lipstick which was all the rage when I was 11 or 12 years old. The balm itself is a moisturizing balm nothing glossy, shiny, sticky, or tacky here…it’s simply a balm that smooths onto lips in a nice, even glide. It leaves behind a nice kiss of pink that’s completely flattering for all skin tones.


Ahh those lazy days of makeup are always in order when the humidity is out in full force and what better way to take advantage than applying a quick swipe of flattering pink to lips with Dior Addict Lip Glow and maybe a pinch of pink cheek stain for a natural, fresh faced makeup look!


Likey!

Well worth a purchase and Muse Approved.

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Did you haul Dior Addict Lip Glow yet?

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P.S. A little clear gloss on top makes this pop!

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Dior Diorskin Extreme Fix Review

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Before there was MAC Prep and Prime Transparent Finishing Powder, before Make Up For Ever HD Powder, there was Dior Diorskin Extreme Fix. In the Spring of 2008 Dior quietly released this interesting little powder as a Nordies Exclusive. It quickly became the must have item in the makeup world but has since disappeared from shelves within the US. If you look really hard you’ll probably come across this but I’ve only seen it in Europe and Asia as a general catalog item as part of the Dior standard collection.

Jump ahead for a peep at this powder and a review.

I’ve had this powder since February 2008 and it’s taken me this long to get down to the nitty gritty of reviewing it.

What is it?

A long lasting setting powder for foundation. It’s the same concept as many HD transparent powders you see on the market today. The powder has a silicon base which is supposed to bullet proof foundation and make it last longer. Question, of course, does it work?

I’d like to discuss the formula briefly prior to getting into further details. I will say that the powder is superior to other transparent powders on the market today. It’s very silky and has a certain thickness about it I haven’t seen in powder before. It smooths onto skin beautifully, doesn’t leave a behind a white cast, and is a breathable layer of foundation protection. Although white in color for the most part the powder is transparent once applied.


As of late I forgo foundations in favor of BB creams for the most part. I find BB creams do not need to be set prior with powder as they last considerably longer than any cream or liquid foundation I already have. Even with my normal foundation routine I normally forgo powder since my skin is typically dry and an extra layer of powder flakes up, looks cakey, or just ages my skin. Diorskin Extreme Fix is very lightweight so it absorbs fairly easily without caking or flaking. I haven’t really noticed it extending the wear of my foundation but than again not many products do (even really good primer). However, I will say I like the airbrushed finish the powder gives my face. If you have fine lines, uneven skin tone, or just need a powder that gives an ethereal glow to your skin this does just that.

Overall, I’m happy to have added it to my collection but I do admit I don’t use it much. You can probably find a cheap alternative but if you’re a Dior fan I imagine you’ll want to add it to your collection. I will say out of all my transparent powders this is a favorite and I feel the formula is considerably better than any I’ve tried prior to this that are available in the US (not speaking for the Asian beauty market).

All in all it’s a very nice powder and I really should utilize it more as maybe I’ll fall in love with it as that has yet to happen.

Anyone a fan?

Have it in your beauty train case?

Love it?

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Wants It: Dior Crème Abricot Fortifying Cream For Nails

Ahh Dior I love when you take little forays into the unknown. Your new Dior Creme Abricot Fortifying Cream for Nails tickles me.

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Created circa 1963, Dior Crème Abricot Fortifying Cream For Nails ($23) is a rich, creamy salve that norishes and conditions cuticles. Indeed, I can use all the help I can get in that department. The cream encourages nail growth, strengh, and conditions cuticles.

I’ve never been so tempted to take care of my nails before…but Dior can change my mind!

Likey!

Wants please.

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