When searching for a brand of luxury makeup, you are sure to come across the much lauded line from designer Christian Dior as inspired by his runway collection.
Ranging from makeup to skin care to fragrance, the Dior line evokes a sense of posh luxuriousness and allows the wearer to indulge in a sumptuous treat for their face or body. Dior Addict Lipstick is one of my favorites.
One of the most popular products in the Dior line is Dior Addict lipstick. Available in over 25 shades, the 0.12 ounce lipstick typically retails for around $30 USD. The lipstick touts itself as also being able to hydrate lips and add volume while maintaining lush color and shine. I decided to compare Dior Addict lipstick in sheer bright berry pink on several important points.
Consistency - The consistency of Dior Addict lipstick is amazing. As soon as I put it on my lips, I loved the soft and smooth texture of the lipstick. It made my lips feel hydrated, and actually felt far more like a lip gloss than a lipstick. For someone who dislikes the feel of lip gloss, this would be a problem; however, lip gloss is usually my non-luxury default, so I loved it.
Appearance - I really fell in love with the way this lipstick looks on my lips. The sheer bright berry pink blended perfectly and naturally with my complexion and did not look harsh or fake despite being a few shades darker than my naked lips. The lipstick has a gorgeous sheen and the volumizer makes for a classically gorgeous pout.
Durability - This is, easily, the only place where I take issue with Dior Addict lipstick. While the appearance of color and shine look great on the lips after application, within three to four hours lipstick will need to be reapplied in order to maintain that appearance. Frequent reapplications can be frustrating and tedious when it comes to makeup, and I wish this lipstick had a bit more staying power.
Packaging - Many people I have talked to seem to be surprised or turned off by the size of the tube that Dior Addict comes in. Personally, I see this as an asset. I am someone who owns a lot of makeup, so being able to quickly locate one of my favorite lipsticks in my makeup bag is always a bonus.
In addition, I can toss my Dior Addict lipstick into the bottom of my messy purse and still fish around for it and grab it sight unseen. For this reason, I love the sleek and sexy packaging of this lipstick and find it conveniently sized for my use both at home and away.