I hope you are having a wonderful week. Today I received all clear for the early termination period so I can start the other job on time, first of September that it. After working over 10 years in this company, it is hard to believe that I will be leaving in just a few weeks time. Scary but I am super excited.
I caught an early bird purchasing opportunity and got my hands on some pieces from Dior Fall 2015 Collection. I haven't had the chance to select what I was buying so I can't call these "My Picks". You can tell because I would probably never go for the silver eye shadow. I will be reviewing them in detail after using them a few times as I always do. Today I would like to post quick swatches for those who are as excited as I am.
|Dior Fall 2015 Cosmopolite Collection|
After swatching everything I have, my first favorite from the collection by just looking at the swatches is Diorskin Nude Cosmopolite Illuminating Face Powder. This one should be priced close to the blushes and the texture is to die for. It is so smooth and pigmented, almost melts and applies so beautifully.
|Diorskin Nude Cosmopolite Illuminating Face Powder|
The shade of Diorskin Nude Cosmopolite Illuminating Face Powder is a rose gold/ peach and the finish is a little metallic but the shimmer is complex and it looks subtle and wearable. I hope it doesn't emphasize anyone's pores. I can feel that my dry skin will love this highlighter. Can't wait to try it out on my face.
|Swatch: Diorskin Nude Cosmopolite Illuminating Face Powder|
Now on to that purple quad which got me drooling after the promo images were released. Even if it wouldn't be purple, I should have just purchased it because of the name "Electric". For those who don't know I studied Electrical and Electronics Engineering. I must admit, over the years I collected lots of make-up items which have this name, including Chanel Le Vernis #62 Electric and Urban Decay Electric Palette.
|Dior 5 Couleurs #866 Cosmopolite Edition Electric|
Now a purple palette with the name Electric, yes please!
How do I feel after swatching this one?
Exactly like the way I felt when I was struck by 240 Volt in one of the laboratory sessions during my studies. Let me tell you it was not pleasant. Oh and swatching this palette was also not all that pleasant. It feels super dry to touch other than the light nude shade (top right). All I am hoping is that it doesn't have the terrible fall out of Pied-de-Poule which I didn't have the guts to review just yet. You can tell I don't like writing negative miserable reviews.
I don't know what happened to Dior eye shadow formula but it doesn't get better yet.
|Swatch: Dior 5 Couleurs #866 Cosmopolite Edition Electric|
Two stunners of the collection is Diorblush Cheek Stick. I have this in #765 Cosmopolite Rosewood and it is so lovely. It swatches beautifully, what you see below is one single swipe. I can't wait to try it out. Rouge Dior #753 Continental is a warm red which has a hint of plum in there, which my camera decided to leave out. It is a very original shade, I am excited about it too. I love Rouge Dior formula, it is very hydrating and comfortable and this shade is so fall appropriate. I hope I can pull it off.
|Diorblush Cheekstick #765 Cosmopolite Rosewood, Rouge Dior #753 Continental|
Now for me the most exciting part of the release, Dior Addict Fluid Shadows. They come in the same packaging as Dior Glosses and with the same brush tip. #025 Magnetic is a silver which is not too cool, hope it will work on me. #275 Cosmic screams out my name it is a reddish plum with metallic finish and beautiful complex shimmer in there.
Now my first impressions about the formula, it is very runny so hard to apply. You might get bald patches while doing so but with a second or third layer, you can cover there. So it is not a swipe and go product but it wears like iron once you manage to apply them. I wore Cosmic today and loved the result. Check out yourself...
|Swatch: Dior Addict Fluid Shadow #275 Cosmic, #025 Magnetic|
Here is a sneak peak of me wearing Dior Addict Fluid Shadow Cosmic today. I will try it out more and sum up my feelings about the formula. First impressions is that it needs a learning curve.
|FOTD: Dior Addict Fluid Shadow #275 Cosmic|
Final thoughts: Apart from the quint, I love the offerings. My favorite from the swatches is the highlighter. It is stunning. Stick blushes and the lipstick is beautiful too. Dior Addict Fluid Shadows have a very runny consistency, I am still trying to learn how to apply it efficiently without needing to put on three layers. I will report about that very soon.
Are you eyeing anything from Dior Cosmopolite Collection?
Disclaimer: The products in this post are purchased by me.