23 February 2015

Review: Dior Diorskin Star Foundation

Yikes! It's been over a week since my last post! Time seemed to have escaped me. I have been meaning to write this review of Dior Diorskin Star Fluid Foundation ("Dior Star") for quite a while now but keep forgetting to take before and after pictures, as I'm always in a rush to put on my face and get ready for work.

L-R: Bare faced; With Dior Star only; Fully made up
Dior Star is a illuminating/brightening foundation that is meant to be weightless and thus comfortable on the skin. I found this to be fantastic in that aspect. It is a medium coverage foundation with a semi-matte finish. I love that it feels really comfortable and lightweight on my skin, like that of a light coverage foundation but with more coverage. It really evens out my skin tone (as you can see in the pictures above), and covers redness and some pimples. 

I also love that the foundation is housed in a bottle with a pump, which dispenses an adequate amount of product per application. The bottle is a glass one, which is not so good for those of us who are a bit on the clumsy side (i.e. me), but it does feel a lot more expensive and luxurious. 

I use my fingers (as I normally do) to apply the foundation, and it spreads so easily. I have been using it over Benefit's Porefessional, and they both compliment each other. 

Similar to most high end foundations, the Dior Star does have a perfume-y type fragrance. I'd describe it as a fresh/floral scent. I really like it but it may not be suitable to those with really sensitive skin. The scent does not linger though.

As you may already know, I do have oily skin, and normally feel the need to blot around lunchtime, which is about 6 hours after application. However, with the Dior Star, I manage to get about 8-9 hours wear before feeling the need to blot.

Overall, I have been really enjoying this foundation and would definitely recommend this to fellow oily skinned girls looking for a lightweight, medium coverage foundation!

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  1. Sounds like such a gorgeous foundation! It's been getting some hype recently, but it really sounds like one that I would like!

    Tasha // shiwashiful.

  2. This foundation looks great on you! It gives your skin such a beautiful finish! I love when people post before and after pictures with their foundation! I have a few I have been meaning to review and I keep forgetting to do this! Great post xx

    Sarah | Bows & Pleats