November 4, 2013

Dior Khaki Design Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

This was provided to me by a brand for review and I receive a small commission if you shop using the links in this post but all opinions are my own.

Dior Khaki Design Eyeshadow Palette 2

Although released a bit ago today I decided to haul out my Dior Khaki Design Eyeshadow Palette ($60) for a lovely khaki eye look! I dunno what it is but khaki green and brown eyes just go together like PB&J!

Take a peek!

Dior Khaki Design Eyeshadow Palette 3

The Dior Khaki Design Eyeshadow Palette is made up of four powder eyeshadows and one cream eyeliner in a variety of greens that graduate in color from khaki, olive, to lighter pastel green. Dior has become more and more user friendly with their shadow palette as they have a diagram in the back of the box as well as in insert inside the box with application instructions. And there’s even a plastic insert fitted over the shadow palette that tells you where each shade goes on your eyes.

Too many times I run across Dior Eyeshadow Palettes that are a bit too frosty but Khaki Design doesn’t have the issue. These have a smooth, soft texture with excellent pigmentation a minimal amount of fall out and a shimmery, soft finish. They apply like a dream and blend out just as easily. The wear is surprisingly well on my lids without primer without losing intensity or creasing for a solid eight hours. The finely milled texture of the shadows have a velvety feel.

Dior Khaki Design Eyeshadow Palette

Dior Khaki Design Eyeshadow Palette Swatches

Dior Khaki Design Swatches

The liner shade was slightly disappointing at first since it’s a bit dense and feels hardened. However, once you swirl a brush in and warm it up it actually has a beautiful consistency that applies without skipping on the lash line. The color wears quite strongly without smudging on my drier eyes.

Needless to say this is a dream palette for those with brown eyes…the shades just go so well with brown eyes and make them look bigger, sultry, and mysterious!

If you haven’t discovered the joys of the Dior Khaki Design Eyeshadow Palette yet this one is definitely worth exploring.

Dior Khaki Design Eyeshadow Palette FOTD

Dior Khaki Design FOTD

Available now at Dior counters or online at

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This was provided to me by a brand for review and I receive a small commission if you shop using the links in this post but all opinions are my own.

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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    • the Muse

      hanks clio! It’s an elizabeth arden lippie, review on the way 😀

  • Maddie

    You look stunning as always, Muse. This palette looks incredible. Being brown-eyed, I might have to splurge.

  • Jill

    So, I am pretttty picky about my fave bloggers/YouTubers, etc…but I am so glad I stumbled upon yours. I am OB-sessed. I’ve already lost countless hours reading, and I look forward to losing many more! And your eyes look fab here!

    • the Muse

      omg what a lovely compliment thanks Jill 🙂 <3! very very very flattered! and thanks!

  • Zoë

    I have hazel eyes so it sounds like I have to check this out! I don’t own anything by Dior cause of the price, but maybe someday 🙂

  • tammy

    I would love to get my hands on a Dior palette, but sadly it is not in my budget range. They seem so fab though! Seen so many great reviews on them.These colors look absolutely perfect on you!

    • the Muse

      aw thanks tammy! there are plenty of khaki green combos out there more affordable 🙂

  • Kate

    Seriously, there needs to be a “Hall of Fame for Beautiful Eyes”, and you need to be its first inductee! 🙂

    Love the palette; love it EVEN MORE on you!!!!

  • K.B.

    I do own this, and I need to dig it out and start using it (I bought it this summer and put it away for the fall…and then forgot about it because I hoard eyeshadow palettes lol). I bought mine at Sephora, and when I stumbled across it (I was there to buy the Petal Shine palette) and swatched it, I made an embarassing noise so loud that a couple of the employees came over to see what I was having an Herbal Essences moment over. lol