All posts tagged: Dior

Beauty Obsession of the Day…

Featuring three eyeshadow colors (pink, grass green and bronze), a deep black eyeliner, a vibrant blush and the plushest, most gorgeous packaging I’ve ever seen – this just made my official lust list. Available at Dior makeup counters everywhere – and online via my tried & trusted: Escentual & Feel Unique Advertisements

Sunday Manicure (Vol.8)

Products used: Erre Due Diamond Base Coat 6.49€ Dior Golden Winter Diorific Vernis in 751- Marilyn 26.22€ Erre Due Ceramic Top Coat 6.49€ First Impressions: Back to a classic holiday red for Christmas this week, with Dior’s re-issued Marilyn. Now, while I have to admit to loving the color (a true red with an almost invisible shimmer), I also have to say I’m not really crazy about the polish itself. First off, the brush felt a bit awkward. I’m used to sweeping one side of it then applying color on the nail with what product’s left on the other. This didn’t work here, since practically no product was left on the brush if you did it.  So, “dip and apply” seemed like the way to go. The polish consistency was also a bit off and getting a uniform color result proved quite tricky. There was no streaking but the color seemed to pool in places, creating what looked like “bold” patches in others. I actually had to re-do one nail ’cause of that, so not …

MAC, Dior, Essie & Benefit Haul…

A couple of days ago I was talking about how I should really stop obsessing over (and spending money on) make-up. Yesterday… I went on a little shopping expedition downtown and came back with these: Clockwise, from left to right: MAC Mineralize SkinFinish Natural, in Medium Essie polish (from the Winter 2013 collection), in Toggle to the Top Diorific Vernis (from the “Golden Winter” Holiday 2013 collection), in 751 Marilyn [3ml free sample of Dior Capture Totale ONE Essential Skin Boosting Super Serum] Diorific Long- Wearing True Color Lipstick (from the “Golden Winter” Holiday 2013 collection), in 042 Winter Benefit “Gimme Brow” brow- volumizing fiber gel, in Medium/Deep MAC Select Cover- Up, in NW20 I should probably thank my lucky stars that a. many of the Holiday collections haven’t yet hit the stores around here and b. Bobbi Brown is apparently only available in Athens. Both blessings in disguise, really (since otherwise, this little outing would have been far more destructive for my bank account – albeit extremely more satisfying for my inner shopaholic). Now… …