Dior Smoky Crystal Palette Holiday 2009

Posted by Lipglossiping On December - 12 - 2009

So, you’ve seen the FOTD but not the palette… I got that ordering all arse about face didn’t I?  Although, you couldn’t actually see the shadows in the FOTD anywayyyy… but I digress…


Here she is!


I’m not a fan of these silly velvet pouches… I dunno why, but to me… they cheapen the product.  Makes me think of a tacky ornament that you pick up in the pound shop at Christmas for an Aunty that you don’t like very much.  Yeah, I don’t know how the hell I got from Dior to pound shop tat in one fell swoop either.


The casing on the other hand is pure luxe.  Love that midnight blue… just beautiful!


It’s a very cool toned palette, which suits me perfectly!  I’m loving the combination of totally wearable shades… gawjus!



As you can see from the swatches… this is one heavily pigmented palette.  The shade difference between the silvery taupes are perfect and the purple is a fabulous nod to the festive season.  The finishes are all metallic/shimmer and blend like buttah.

The palette is LE but there was still plenty of stock in the Boots I bought this from last week.  I paid £36 (well, I didn’t ‘cos I used my Advantage Card… but, I woulda done if…. oh you know what I mean!).

Do you like? Is it a bit cool toned for you?

13 Responses to “Dior Smoky Crystal Palette Holiday 2009”

  1. Sirvinya says:

    Ooooh, I think I’m in love!

  2. Sarah x says:

    I love it, was having a look at the counter yesterday but unfortunately i have every single colour indifferent palettes or pots so I didn’t get it – the first time I have showed restraint in ages!

  3. Yinnie says:

    what a gorgeous palette. =)

    i’ve been looking for a purple/taupe/brown palette. =)) this might be my next investment.

  4. Tanya says:

    I love it, I need it, but I doubt very highly that I will get it haha xx

  5. Shifa says:

    Looks stunning hun! love the greys

  6. Rae says:

    Oh my godddd. I love it! Cool-toned silvery taupes…. as if it was made for me! *swoon*

  7. Sugar says:

    colors look very cute :)

  8. witoxicity says:

    Gorgeous palette! I especially love the purple. Want! :)

  9. Suka & Spice says:

    oh, shade #2 is just so pretty….I feel as though Dior shades look 100x’s better once swatched, no? So nice!

  10. Helen says:

    OMG – how gorgeous are they….. might have to invest in one of these myself

  11. Emma says:

    Oooooo very pretty :)

  12. Redtiger21 says:

    I think those colours are beautiful ,except the purple looks a bit pinky for me.

  13. Mhairi says:

    I love 1, 2 and 5 – definitely my colours. Unfortunately it’s way out of my price range!

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