Glowy Dior | Springtime look

Header-Glowy-DiorThese are one of my favourite types of beauty posts to write. Where I teach you how to apply the makeup, and where. Because I’m a spring baby, I thought I’d use everything by Dior to create a glowy springtime look, using products from the Dior summer collection Milky Dots.

I’ve talked more in depth about the products listed in this ‘get the look’ post if you wanted to read more about it, check them out below:

Side-viewLet’s get do it to it, to re-create this look!

1-41. Beauty Counter Vibrant Eye Perfector: Use any eye cream you have on hand.I prepped my under eyes first for concealer and used this lightweight eye cream. Will I repurchase? Nope! It’s not heavy enough for my super dry under eye area, so I’ll use this up.

2. Dior Capture Totale Le Serum: A radiance boosting serum that will instantly hydrate and replump the skin. Serum is an important part of any skincare routine as it keeps your face completely moisturized (which down the road will slow down the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles).

3. Dior Capture Totale Dream Skin: Applied in a pressing motion, apply more in the flawed areas. This helps reduce skin flaws after time. It feels a little thicker than the Le Serum, and the quality of the Dream Skin product is truly amazing. However, I haven’t used it enough to reep its benefits.

4. Dior Glow Maximizer Light Boosting Primer: Mix the glow maximizer in directly with your foundation (what I tend to do), or apply it on the areas on your face prior to your foundation to direct where you want your skin to glow. For me, I want all the glow — everywhere. My dry skin needs it! It’s a two-in-one product as it provides your skin with glow, but is also a primer to apply prior to makeup to make your look last all day long without wearing off.

5-85. Dior Forever Foundation (shades 010 & 030 mixed together): I prefer mixing two foundation colours together to get the perfect skin colour no matter if I’m pale, or self tanned. This is a fantastic medium to high coverage foundation that looks like a naturally satin-finish to the skin. Forever foundation is not glowy, nor matte, it’s the perfect in between. I applied the Forever Foundation using the Dior Fluid Foundation Brush for flawless, yet a luminous finish to the skin.

6. Dior Fix It 2-in-1 Primer & Concealer (shades 001 & 002): For the sake of the tutorial, I used both shades, the lighter one directly under my eyes in a triangular shape, and then I popped a little of the darker shade just below the lightest colour. Blend it all in with your ring finger and you’ll instantly have a brighter under eye area.

7. Diorskin Nude Air Tan Powder (001 Golden Honey): Wow, I really need to start using this bronzer a lot more. I love the natural sunkissed look this shade gives me. I applied it underneath the blush (right under the cheekbones) and onto my temples, and a little bit down my nose too. You want to apply a bronzer where the sun naturally shines onto your face. Personally, I apply it everydangwhere I can. I used the Dior kabuki brush #17 to apply the product.

8. Diorblush Sculpt Professional Contouring Powder (002 Coral Shape): A matte coral blush (with a highlighter in the compact too!) was applied to my cheekbones to give myself a flushed look.

9-119. Diorskin Nude Air Summer Glow (001):  I lightly dusted the super fine summer glow powder to the cheekbones to faux a bit of glowy skin. I used a MAC 187 brush to lightly apply the product.

10. Diorshow Brow Styler (001 Universal Brown): I love this shade of eyebrow pencil so much that I’ve already gone through one, and I’m currently on my second one. It’s the perfect shade to fill my eyebrows in with.

11. Dior 5 Couleurs Eyeshadow Palette (536 Escapade): 3 neutral colours of eyeshadow was applied using the MAC 239 brush, and then blended together with a MAC fluffy brush. I then went in with the 366 Bain De Mer eyeshadow palette from the Milky Dots collection and used the vibrant blue under the lower lash line.

121412. Diorshow Iconic Overcurl Waterproof mascara: This mascara completely gives your lashes incredible volume and holds the perfect curl. However, it’s waterproof and of course a little difficult to remove at night, but totally worth it since it won’t cause racoon eyes half way through the day. I curled my eyelashes first using the Tweezerman eyelash curler to prep the lashes for mascara

13. Dior Lip Glow Liner (001 Universal Pink): If you’re familiar with the Dior Addict Lip Glow lip balms, this is the same but a liner version! Colour in your entire lips with this, or simply line them and prep them for gloss/lipstick to ensure that your lip products won’t bleed when wearing them.

14. Dior Addict Milky Tint (356 Milky Peach): Polish off your look with a bit of colour to the lips with a gorgeous coral lipgloss.


What do you think of the overall look? Would you wear coloured eyeshadow? I think it’s fun to play around with, especially featuring in a subtle area like around the lower lash line.

Let me know your thoughts! Should I keep doing these tutorials? :)

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Dior Summer 2016 Collection: Milky Dots

Milky-Dots-headerThe only difficult part of receiving pr samples from brands is that we get the parcel a few days/weeks before it launches, and cannot post about it until a certain day comes around.

Closed-OpenWell my friends: THAT DAY HAS COME. I can finally post about the glorious Dior Summer 2016 collection: Milky Dots. And that is a happy early birthday gift to me, right then and there. Hooooowee. It’s going to be another DIOR WEEK, with tomorrow featuring a “How-To” makeup tutorial, walking you through most of this collection and other Dior items to create a summery glow.

Summer-2016-DiorI am loving everything from this collection since all the colours are right up my avenue (switch it up a bit, who likes scary ally-ways anyway?). I’ll start with my favourites first, because why save the best for last (others may disagree). Eat your dessert first, yo. Peter Philips, the image director for Dior Makeup has come up with this collection where sand tones and milky shades mix the vibrancy of an ultra-pigmented palette.

Dior Vernis 003 Plumetis Dior Vernis 003 Plumetis 

Dior Vernis 002 Confettis Dior Vernis 002 Confettis 

Colour and Dots Manicure Kit ($38 CDN / $31 USD)
Manicure kits will not be available at Sephora. 

Add some fun polka dots to the nails to express your style. Shown are two out of the three Colour & dots manicure kits in 001 Pastilles, and 002 Confettis, and 003 Plumetis. While the manicure kit polishes look smaller than the regular polishes, there’s only 3ml in the difference. These colour and dot manicure kits come with 7ml worth of product (regular size Dior polish is 10ml).


colour-and-dots-mani-kit2This combo makes you look super tan when you’re still wintery-white. I’m not entirely sure which one is my favourite combo, this cherry red/coral with melon polka dots, or the lavender plum with azalea pink polka dots.


Dior Addict Milky Tint ($43 CDN / $35 USD)

A little burst of freshness from Milky Kisses! Heavenly. If you’ve seen my snapchat from a month or so back, I am loving a natural nude-look to the lips and have a high end and affordable layered together to create a perfect every day glossy look. The two colours I have are in the shades Milky Peach, and Milky Pastel.

Dior Addict Lip Maximizer ($41 CDN / $33 USD)

Plump those smoochable lips baby. Available in 1 shade, 006 Beige Sunrise, the dior addict lip maximizer will add plumpness to your lips and leave a minty flavour with tingling sensation after application. Yes, it’s an expensive product to purchase but the results are quite worth the price tag. The lip maximizer is a collagen-active lip gloss that you can also pair under lipsticks and other glosses because of how sheer it is, and how smooth the texture of the gloss itself is. The colour shown above is in shade 006 Beige Sunrise.

Diorskin Nude Air Summer Glow 001

Diorskin Nude Air Summer Glow ($68 CDN / $56 USD)

In the one and only shade, 001 Summer Glow, this golden undertoned highlighter will give your skin a perfectly glowy look to go with your soon-to-be summery bronzed skin. I mean, you’re basically all ready for summer with this! See it in action on the blog, here tomorrow!

Dior 5 Couleurs Polka Dots 366 Bain De Mer366 Bain de Mer

Dior 5 Couleurs Polka Dots 536 Escapade536 Escapade

5 Couleurs Polka Dots ($73 CDN / $63 USD)
Eye palettes will not be available at Sephora.

Two palettes available from the Dior Milky Dots Summer Collection, 366 Bain de Mer, and 536 Escapade. Love that there’s a totally fun palette with blues, and then a one for the conservative people (like myself) in perfectly warm bronzey nude tones. I use both eyeshadow palettes in my tutorial tomorrow!

Come back tomorrow for a fresh glowy makeup tutorial, featuring most products shown in this post! But make sure you come back every day this week, it’s Dior week where I’m posting all day everyday Dior. Exciting! Or if you want to see them all in action right now, watch my YouTube video I posted this morning.

Dior-Summer-2016Dior Summer Look 2016: Milky Dots will be out on counters May, 2016.

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