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…

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Here she is!

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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.

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

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

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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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