FOTD – Dior Holiday 2009

Posted by Lipglossiping On December - 9 - 2009

Help, get me a Nanny!

My beautiful little girl was up at 5am this morning, team lark all the way.  I am exhausted, I have 5 million Christmas Cards to write and post, 7000 presents to purchase, approx 3000 posts to write and instead I’m playing with my Dior Holiday 2009 Collection.  At least I have my priorities straight right?

DIORfotd

Thanks to the fact that it’s now DARK in England all the freakin’ time (who shifted Europe 500 miles closer to the North Pole without telling anyone) I have to rely on my flash gun more than I’d like.  Which makes for crappier, starker pictures and washes out the makeup a bit.

Also, thanks to my hooded eyelids… you can only actually see the eyeliner… *whistles and wonders why she bothered*

~ Lips are BarryM Lip Paint in Lavender
~ Cheeks are The Body Shop Trio in Cool Dusk
~ Eyelashes are Rimmel Sexy Curves & Mavala Double Lash I reckon

Gonna attempt a better photo of the eyeshadow quint/liner… this is rubbish for seeing what they actually look like!


17 Responses to “FOTD – Dior Holiday 2009”

  1. Get Lippie says:

    Love it, suits you so well.

  2. myrissa says:

    here in kuala lumpur we (or is it just me) wish for a cool and dark day. its just too bright and hot!

    anyways i like rimmel sexy curves! one of the few mascaras that work :)

  3. Tali says:

    Great FOTD.. really suits you!

    And yes., WTF is with the darkness? Its 2 and its DARK!!!

  4. VexInTheCity says:

    You’re all perky – this look looks really nice on you.

  5. Sugar says:

    you look very cute :)

  6. Lisa says:

    LOL! I had a 5:30am wake up call off my two year old, not nice, hehe. The darkness is depressing lately :( It’s like sunset when I fetch my eldest from school.

  7. It’s dark in Toronto too. Boo.
    You look fabulous.

  8. Rae says:

    Mmrrgh, it’s dark in Edmonton too :( This looks fab on you, though, even if we can only see the liner!

  9. UnicornSmile says:

    You do have your priorities right. Playing with makeup is relaxing, I do it when I’m really stressed! It looks lovely! :)

  10. Gemma says:

    Too dark to even see my monitor in South London. Crap, isn’t it? Makeup looks lovely though, and I have the same problem with the hooded eyelids :(

  11. Dv says:

    Wow I quite like it! The Dior pallets are a favourite of my mums, she loves high end makeup. Lol, she is soooo scared that a low quality product will ruin her skin forever and ever – as she phrases it.

    My flash gun is actually completely broken, as my sister decided she wanted to use it… and it all went spiraling downwards from there. Boo me. What I’m actually doing, is just taking pictures on the weekends… because then I’m up in time to see daylight…. just! Aha 😉

  12. Michel says:

    You look so pretty! That blusher is a great color for you. I’m behind on the holiday collections, but it looks lovely on you!

  13. kelliegonzo says:

    i really like your lips :)

  14. witoxicity says:

    Yes, dark days are certainly no fun. I’m only across the Channel, so I hear you!

    This is such a sweet FOTD! Lavender looks really great on you!

  15. sarah ali says:

    u look adorable ..

  16. sarah ali says:

    omg i jus posted about diro holiday collectiona and this smoky crystal was one of my fav.love it and ur eyes and whole face looks so fab

  17. Redtiger21 says:

    I really really like this look on you- I know we can’t see much of the eyeshadows, but the whole look is just really pretty- me like!! Know what you mean about the darkness- it’s so deceptive, cos I’m at work and I look out the window and I think, yay it’s nearly home time, and the it’s about 3 o’clock! lol

Leave a Reply to Lisa

RANDOM

Burberry Fresh Glow Fluid Base in 01 Nude Radiance

Most people are familiar with the practice of prepping oily skin before applying foundation but less is said about those of us with dehydrated or …

So good, it's got a waiting list...

Am I talking about the new Chanel must-have?  Perhaps a little something-something from La Prairie? NO! It’s none ofther than Lady Lamb herself, FINALLY making …

The Crabtree & Evelyn Hand Care Amnesty. Get your free hand-cream here!

Had I not spent the day trying to find a quiet little hole to climb into, I would have blogged this within seconds of it …

The Lipstick League - Week of 30.5.11

Let’s have a ’round the blogosphere’ love in… You’re running late and only have time to apply ONE makeup product to your face (after you’ve …

NOTD – Nails Inc. – Mayfair Mews

This is a shade that was sent as a freebie (for joining the newsletter I believe) back when I took advantage of the Nails Inc. …

FOTD with Urban Decay Afterglow Cheek Tint in Quickie

As requested, here’s a shot showing how Urban Decay’s soon-to-be-released Afterglow Cheek Tint in Quickie (the hot pink one) looks on my skin. I’ve also …

Doubling up with YSL Rose Baby Doll Eyeliner

I do love a bit of eyeliner, I mean… it’s only taken me approximately 15 years to get the hang of applying it, so I …

MAC Angel Lipstick / Revlon Pink Pout Matte Lipstick - Dupes?

I was eavesdropping on Twitter (as you do) and overheardread VexintheCity tell Cosmetic-Candy that Revlon Pink Pout was a reasonable dupe for MAC Angel. “No …

Butter London Jelly Collection

When I saw the Butter London Jelly Collection on sale at ASOS, I made a dive for my handbag and had my order confirmation sat …

The Lipstick League – Week of 31.10.11

Question of the Week: – Is there a part of your beauty routine that you absolutely will not skip, even when pressed for time? Answer: …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads