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Dior Backstage Pro Review + Swatches

dior backstage pro review


Hello darlings, I am back from the milky way. Now that the world is slowly getting back to normal, our makeup life is also slowly reviving, lol. If you’ve been wondering what I’ve been up to lately and where have I been, well, I finished my finals, and I am on a short break.

dior backstage eyeshadow palette review


So, let’s talk briefly about these gorgeousness from Dior. The Dior Backstage makeup line is probably my most favorite Dior beauty line. Ever since seeing its stunning packaging during its release, I knew it set my heart on fire, ha! My collection grew from one palette to the ones below. I love that Dior releases more palettes of this line every now and then. I also love that their foundations contain different range of shades that suit everyone’s skin tone. After all, diversity is the spice of life.


dior backstage eyeshadow palette rosewood neutrals


As you can see all over Instagram, the Dior Backstage Pro eyeshadows is a huge hit among beauty lovers. It’s the packaging, it’s the shades, it’s the embossing, it’s the pigments, and everything that it has that makes each palette fabulous. Using this will make you feel like a real lady Dior — the type that sits at the backseat, hair all done (vintage style), red lipstick, and staring in awe and curiosity at those big bright city lights. Hmm, did I describe it well? All the eyeshadow palettes from this line are so good. One thing that captured me is the mix of cream and powder textures in each palette. Also, the shades are very complementary to each other, and you bet you can find neutral ones down to the smokey ones. The creamy shade is a primer, and it really makes for a good base. There are also highlighting shades and sculpting shades, as well as matte and shimmery shades. You pretty much have everything you need in every single one of these palettes—Muchas gracias, Dior.


dior backstage eyeshadow palette amber neutrals

Eyeshadow Palettes:

dior eyeshadow palette rosewood neutrals swatch

dior backstage eyeshadow palette amber neutrals swatches

dior eyeshadow palette cool neturals swatch


dior backstage face and body foundation and primer review


Face and Body Foundation and Primer: First word that came to my mind when I tried these is — LOVE. What a well-done primer and foundation. The primer is creamy but not sticky and it’s subtly glowy. It makes the foundation adhere to the skin well, and it doesn’t pill. The foundation, similarly, is one of those foundations that do not need to be set with a setting powder. It’s so lightweight, and the finish is natural. It can stay on and on without any problem. It can even work without a primer. But I suggest you go with both if the budget allows. Another thing I love about these is the fabulous floral scent. It smells ultra-fancy!

dior backstage foundation 2N and primer swatches


dior backstage glow face palette


Contour Palette and Glow Face Palette: How can I say no to these beautiful face palettes? My brain says “no”, but my heart says “go”. LOL. Well, you already know who I followed in the end. The face palette is beee-you-tiful. It has two highlighting shades, a blush, and a bronzer. This is the palette to wear when you go and present your theory, haha! In addition to, furthermore, moreover (wink wink), the bronzer is quite fascinating. You have to read them like a Latin square because they are mutually exclusive from each other, lol. D’ya feel me? In this palette, you have an option for a light and deep highlighter, and an option for a light and deep contour. Ya gets? See the swatches below.


dior backstage contour palette swatch and glow face palette swatches


Bottom line, these are the palettes that are too beautiful to touch, yet so totally worth using. I really think that each of them is so good, hands down. The pigments are TDF, and the lasting power is equally good as well. The only thing I kind of wished it had is a mirror. But, it’s not really a big deal for me.

One more look at the face palettes.


dior backstage face contour palette


Have you tried any of these before? Which palette, in particular, is your fave?


Until then, darlings,


Take care. Stay safe.





Rouge Dior Ultra Care Lipstick & Liquid Lipstick Review + Swatches

Dior Rouge Dior Ultra Care Lipstick & Liquid Lipsticks review swatch


Happy New Year everyone! It’s finally 2020! I can’t wait to see what this year will bring for us. I hope this year will be a year filled with happiness, excitement, and of course, beauty stuff, lol. So, to start the year, let’s talk about two of the latest Dior lip releases this Fall/Winter – The Rouge Dior Ultra Care line of Lipsticks and Liquid Lipsticks.


I almost overlooked this release thinking it would be quite the same as the Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge Lipsticks last year (reviewed HERE in the blog). But actually, it’s not, this latest line of Dior lipsticks may have the same packaging style and color as last year’s Dior Ultra Rouge, but these lipsticks have a different texture, and the liquid ones are totally different as well.


Dior Rouge Dior Ultra Care Lipstick & Liquid Lipsticks


Some of the shades/numbers in this release may be available in both lipstick and liquid lipstick form, and they may slightly vary in color depth and tone. The shades of the Rouge Dior Ultra Care Lipsticks are all matte in finish, while the Rouge Dior Ultra Liquid ones are in matte and satin.


Rouge Dior Ultra Care Lipstick (all matte, 38 USD)


Dior Rouge Dior Ultra Care Lipstick


This type of lipstick has camelina oil and jojoba. It feels really light and super comfortable. It does have the signature Dior floral lipstick scent, and the packaging is a beautiful standout red. The center/core of the lipstick contains a white CD, like a cute embossing that contains the camelina oil and jojoba for hydration. It adds a bit of pearlescent sheen to the lipstick’s main shade. Additionally, the texture of this lipstick is comfortable matte and it can last for hours without reapplication. The shades are also mostly very beautiful and very pigmented.


480 Fleur Bleue (dusty pink matte) – on my skin, it looks like a light coral pink

750 Blossom (intense pink matte) – looks more like a medium pink on me


Rouge Dior Ultra Care Liquid Lipstick (matte and satin, 38 USD)


Dior Rouge Dior Ultra Care Liquid Lipsticks review


This liquid lipstick is infused with camelina and almond oil, and also with shea butter. It feels so light and it also has the signature Dior floral scent, but a bit more subtle than the lipstick version above. It comes in both matte and satin finish, and both are very comfortable on the lips. The pigment is amazing and also very long-lasting. The matte finish tends to have a soft-focus diffuse effect on the lips, while the satin one adds more depth and dimension. Personally, I love both finishes because the satin shades don’t look too shimmery. The only thing I don’t like about this lipstick is the weak brush applicator. Though the packaging is cute and pretty in red, and the brush’s shape is quite precise to apply, but it bends too much and it feels weak and too soft upon application. Still, that didn’t stop me from collecting another shade, which is the 966 Desire below. It’s such a beautiful color.


Dior Rouge Dior Ultra Care Liquid Lipsticks review 966 desire


786 Rosewood (matte, rosewood) – a diffused matte brick rose

808 Caress (satin, lychee pink) – a spice sheen

966 Desire (satin, ruby red) – burgundy with a subtle sheen


Dior Rouge Dior Ultra Care Lipstick & Liquid Lipsticks swatches


Dior Rouge Dior Ultra Care Lipstick & Liquid Lipsticks lip swatches


Bottom line, these are the best lipsticks I’ve tried this season and I highly recommend them. I may have a slight preference for the liquid version, but that’s because I like their diffused natural effect on my lips, however, both lipsticks’ form and the finishes are totally worth trying for their lasting powder and bold pigments.


Have you tried these already?


The Dior Rouge Dior Ultra Care Lipstick & Liquid Lipsticks are currently available at Sephora, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, and Macy’s


Happy New Year again everybody! Thank you for your continued support and may you all have your hearts’ desires this 2020. Cheers!






Dior. Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge Lipstick Review & Swatches

Dior Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge Lipstick review and swatches


Hello Lovelies! Needing another lipstick to love? Well, I’ve got good news. One of the lip colors I’ve been rocking lately (apart from Chanel) is the one from Dior, the newest Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge Lipstick ($37). I didn’t quite know what to expect from this lipstick at the beginning and I thought this would probably be just a hyped lipstick from Dior, but boy I was wrong. This lipstick is so surprisingly impressive that it’s almost life-changing, LOL. But yeah you got the picture, right? There is a lot to love about this newness from Dior Beauty.


Dior Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge Lipstick


The Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge Lipstick is intensely pigmented and is incredibly long-wearing with a beautiful red casing that will make you swoon. It isn’t like most Dior lipsticks, even though it sort of resembles the look or shape of the Dior Addict Lacquer Stick (seen HERE) or even the Dior Lip Glow (HERE). This said lipstick has a semi-matte finish which is kinda similar to the Tom Ford Satin Matte Lip Color (reviewed HERE) and this has a slight floral scent that is distinctive of most Dior lipsticks. For me, this has to be one of the most long-wearing lipsticks I’ve ever tried and it lives up to Dior’s description of being ultra-pigmented, comfortable, hydrating and lasting for up to 12 hours. I love how this lipstick feels so light on my lips and it is truly non-drying. It does transfer but the color stays on and there are several shades to choose from, including some different variations of reds, which is awesome because I’m not the type that can pull off the perfect true red since my lips have some pigments. With this newest Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge lipstick, I was able to find several perfect red lip colors that matched with my skin tone and some other shades that look good on me in this gloomy season.


Dior Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge Lipstick


Dior Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge Lipstick in ultra appeal, ultra spice, ultra crave swatch


Ultra Appeal – rosewood


Ultra Crave – terracotta


Ultra Spice – spice red


Ultra Shock – burgundy red


Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge Lipstick swatches

Finding the perfect shade from this latest Dior lipstick line is incredibly difficult, not because there is not one single shade to like, it’s because there are so many beautiful colors to choose from that it’ll put you in a confused state, LOL. I, for one, had to take my time to carefully decide which shades I want, because I knew for sure that I won’t be leaving the store with just one lip color.


Dior Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge Lipstick


I highly recommend this Dior Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge Lipstick and it is currently available at Sephora, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, JCPenneyDillard’s, and Harrods 



Dior Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge Lipstick



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