Wednesday, December 14, 2011

REVIEW: Dior Holiday Eye Palette

Hey Guys!
I ended up picking up the Holiday Eye Palette from Dior's Celebration Collection during the Sephora Friends and Family Sale. I had a list going into Sephora of the products that I was going to get, and this wasn't on that list, but I bought it on a whim anyways. I bought this even though I hated the highlight swatch at the store, but couldn't turn down the base lid colour and the cream liner. These two products alone sold me as I don't have either in my collection already. Also, the cute packaging suckered me in. I absolutely love the tweed and the tiny bow with charm. 

What it is:
An elegant eye palette inspired by the classic gray tweeds and iconic bow and charm detailing in Dior's couture collections of the past and present.  

What it does: 
This palette features a smoky brown and beige harmony of eye shadows, cream eyeliner, and highlighter in a lovely, ladylike mirrored compact.  
This set contains:
- 0.06 oz Base Eyeshadow (khaki tan shimmer)
- 0.06 oz Colour Eyeshadow (bronze shimmer)
- 0.06 oz Shine Eyeshadow (sparkling ivory)
- 0.05 oz Liner (chocolate brown)
- mini double-ended brush  
What else you need to know: 
The base color (iridescent eye shadow 542) and the eye shadow (iridescent eye shadow 682) contain Dior's phenomenal Wet Reflect™ technology. 

Retail value: $46 US on

*info taken from

Boxed packaging

Protective plastic showing what each colour is for
1. Base - Khaki Tan Shimmer
2. Colour - Bronze Shimmer
3. Shine - Sparkling Ivory
4. Liner - Chocolate Brown

The brush is pretty useless to me, but I do use the synthetic brush end to pack on the liner 
when I'm using it as a base instead of a liner.

 From left to right: Base, Colour, Shine, Liner

By the picture, you can tell that the Shine is of lesser quality than the other shades. It is really chunky and gritty and a pain to work with. The liner is incredibly creamy and pigmented. I did use this as a base, but it will crease after time because it is so creamy. If you specifically wanted a brown liner, I would look else wear for something a little more long-wearing.The khaki and brown eyeshadow are extremely pigmented and blend effortlessly. Specifically, I am in love with the Khaki because I don't own a colour similar. It gives such a beautiful sheen when used on the lids. I love the wet reflect technology used in the brown and khaki shades.  Overall, this palette can easily be duped, so I wouldn't say run out and get it, but it is a nice luxury and is a no-brainer to take with you for travel.

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  1. nice palette! i think its also great for a natural day look..

  2. looks like a great everyday palette and the packaging is so adorable!

  3. nice swatches, i love the dior products but they're pricey! xxx

  4. I am a sucker for those shades... and so is Bronwyn! May have to try this palette out! Love the Khaki tan shimmer!!
    Happy Holidays!!
    Bella xox

  5. That is the perfect everyday palette. Beautiful.

  6. the shades are so pretty , perfect for everyday look !

  7. I love the packaging it sooooo cute !!!

  8. That's such a pretty photo of you! Love the hair, skin looks flawless!

  9. That's a beautiful photo! You're hair looks great and skin flawless!


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