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January 14, 2015

Dior Star: It's Love



I know I'm not really adding anything to the discussion by further reviewing this foundation but, honestly, I love it so much I just really wanted to chat about it for a few minutes. Dior Star is, as you probably already know, the foundation du jour that promises to be weightless on the skin while still being extremely longwearing and glowy.


Dior Star is a special breed of foundation. It combines the fluidity of Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua with the longevity of something like Make Up For Ever HD with the glow of a tinted moisturiser (I actually think the luminosity of Dior Star is not unlike that imparted by my HG Diorskin Nude tinted moisturiser). There is so much going on here, so many promises made, that it shouldn't work but, by god it does.

When first applied, you get that gorgeous, Barbie-like skin that just looks too perfect for words but, as the foundation wears into the skin over the course of the day, it looks more natural - not in a bad way. Pores stay minimised, imperfections remain blurred and, fear not, it won't have slipped on the skin no matter how hot and sweaty your commute is. Even after a full day of wear, I find that my skin looks radiant and healthy.


Speaking of application, Dior say that there are a few ways you can use this foundation, depending on the coverage and finish you want. I ignored all of their suggestions and have settled on a dense, flat top kabuki brush as being the best for a medium coverage, flawless finish. I find that the formula is too thin and runny for use with a Beauty Blender and a looser buffing brush soaks up too much of the product but, something like the Sigma F80 delivers an amazing result with little-to-no effort.

Now, I have normal skin (Shade 010 Ivory btw) but, this is also a favourite of oily skin gals so, if that's you, be sure to check out Dee's review here. Hint: She loves it too! 

4 comments:

  1. I'm always wary of dewy finish foundations as they tend to disappear on my face, I didn't get on with the YSL teint éclat but this sounds perfect. I must try it when I'm passing a Dior counter

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  2. You look so beautiful in the title picture! Ugh, I just bought a super expensive YSL foundation but your review makes me want to pick this one up too!

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  3. Firstly I must say your makeup is flawless! love it, That foundation looks divine on you. I agree it definitely does make your skin look healthy and radiant.
    Was super nice meeting you at the Benefit bloggers event x

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