Diorskin Nude Skin-Glowing Makeup
Price: HKD383 (Sasa) | HKD450 (RRP)
Housed in the iconic pump-glass bottle with a dark blue cap that has CD engraved on it, the pump made it easy to dispense the right amount of foundation for each application. In terms of the texture, I felt that this was a little similar to Diorskin Star, albeit more sheer; the formula is satiny-matte that doesn’t look flat or dry on one’s skin; in fact, it smoothes over and brightens up your complexion and leaves your skin looking healthier; however, your bumps, spots and marks are will need the help of a concealer to reduce their appearance as this foundation is meant to give one a skin-like coverage in a standard pump-bottle foundation form, as opposed to the Nude Skin Air, which is in a dropper, liquid form, and in my opinion, is an even more sheerer than this foundation.
In terms of application, I prefer to use my fingers to dot on the foundation and spread it out, before using a damp sponge — can be dampened with an alcohol-free toner or serum of your choice — to soak up the excess and sheer out the foundation and give it an actual near-nude coverage. As this wore on throughout the day, I got a nice, brightened and glowy complexion and I didn’t experience any oxidization with the 010 as I felt that it blended in with my skin and my tinted loose powder helped warm it up a bit, of which it lasted well through an 8+ hour workday without looking patchy 🙂 Although I was a tad glowier in my t-zone area, it was nothing that a touch of powder or a good mattifying base couldn’t take care of 🙂
In addition, if you’re in between shades, I’d suggest that you go with the lighter shade of the two as foundations oxidize based on one’s skin chemistry so it’s better to play it safe; in addition, I’d also like to note that if you are the type to use bronzer, contour or any kind of face base product that warms up your complexion, I’d go with a slightly lighter shade to factor in the added warmth as well as the (potential) oxidization, otherwise you run the risk of getting a fairly mismatched face and neck shade 😀 As such, I would suggest that you get colour matched directly at your local Dior counter to ensure the best shade and of course, whether your skin is happy with the foundation’s texture ❤
All in all, this is a great weekend foundation that gives your skin a healthy glow, which can also be prepped and built up to last through a work day ❤