May 4, 2010

Latest Obsession: Dior Addict Crystal Gloss Review and Swatches

Total obsessing over Dior Addict Crystal Gloss at the moment.

OMG Loves it!


What is it?

Dior’s first ever gel gloss! Dior Addict Crystal Gloss sports a new innovative jelly-like texture that leaves lips blushed pink.

The Good….

So I’m loving this at the moment, rightfully obsessed with it.

It’s a jelly-like gloss that basically has the same consistency as a gel or a jelly in this case which gives a high sheen finish plus has the added benefits of staining lips a blushing shade of pink. So pretty.

The gloss applies fairly easily with the enclosed short haired lip brush and can be built up for an intensely glossy look. Although the gloss has a unique formula that’s not entirely what made it special for me as I thought the blushing pink stain effect was the best part. The gloss is fuchsia in the tube but applies as a subtle, natural pink on lips (your lip shade but better) so it’s basically your ideal shade of natural pink for your lips.

Why am I obsessing over it?

I like it for a natural, shiny less than a made up look for Summer. I like alot less makeup in the Summer and this is ideal for creating a fresh, subtle look in the warm weather but doesn’t forsake a great look to achieve it.

Basically, Crystal Gloss reminds me of a glossy form of Dior Addict Lip Glow. So if Lip Glow simply wasn’t your thing or you’re not a balm lover, Crystal Gloss takes care of that in a gloss format. Plus I know Lip Glow applied a bit too fuchsia or pink on some and this leans towards being way more natural looking.

The Bad….

Hated the short haired brush this comes with but can appreciate it simply because it doesn’t split (splitting lip brush, total pet peeve of mine).

Who might like it?

  • Dior Lip Glow fans.
  • Gloss Fluo De Chanel Brilliant Lip Shine lovers.
  • Anyone looking for a subtle, natural gloss for Summer.
  • Anyone looking to do away with heavier lipsticks and glosses as the warm weather approaches.

Who might not like it?

  • Anyone unwilling to dish out over $20 for a lipgloss (It’ll set you back $26.50!)
  • Anyone who wants a dramatic lip look.

Final Thoughts….

Overall, I absolutely loved it and felt like it was a unique lip gloss experience. I don’t think a single gloss I have has such an interesting texture and formula. This will be a happy part of my Summer makeup regime!

Likey lots!

Anyone try?


Do share!

About the Muse

Isabella MuseIsabella is just an average everyday geeky girl who doesn’t blend her eyeshadow correctly, wears too much blush, and hopes she never finds her holy grail products because she likes the thrill of the chase so much. Her mission is to bring you super honest reviews on makeup, skincare, fragrance and all things beauty. She’s in no way an expert on the topic and she sure as hell isn’t a super model. But she’s passionate about makeup and is seeking like-minded individuals that like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, and ones that enjoy spending hundreds of dollars at Sephora without feeling buyer’s remorse. If you’re that person feel free to reach out and leave a comment or follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Bloglovin‘.

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  • Ling

    Ooooooh… a highly possible likey.. : ) Though the Lip glow works beautifully for me (compliments from friends) , i would love to try this when it hits the counter. : )

    • the Muse

      hey ling already on counters 😀 should be with you already doll! 😀 I loved lip glow too!

  • Bora

    SOLD! Love Dior’s Lip glow, and love tint glosses so this has my name all over it. I’ve been loving The Face Shop and Etude House’s tint glosses so I’m not going to say no to a high end version!

    • the Muse

      hehe bora 😀 Love love tint glosses from EH! 😀 you’ll like this, very subtle and pretty!

  • Katros

    OH pretty! I will pick this up next weekend! Thanky kindly for the review—love Dior!


    muse you liek read my mind!!! liol I;ve been eyeing this ever since I got the Dior ad!!! I love pink lips and I loved the naturaitly of the lip glow so I know I will get this, I actaulyl really like those sort of brushes, plus the fushcia colour is the only one I wear!!


    • the Muse

      😀 glad you enjoyed the review linda! Really fab product! 🙂

  • Su

    ohh I have to check this out
    I love Dior lips products and lip glow is my darling =]

  • Tohnia

    Its going to be pricey in CAD, but I am lemming this! I’ve heard loads of great stuff about Dior Addict gloss.

    • the Muse

      tohnia really liking this for subtle, glossy lips 🙂

  • Dahlia

    OH MY! i totally wanna get this! i have the ultra-gloss pearl, and even though the texture and feel is nice i must try the jelly! this is just too tempting:(