Monday, 11 April 2011

Review: Diorskin Forever foundation

'This luxurious foundation stays flawlessly smooth and looks naturally perfect in any environment. An exclusive nano-stretch network inspired by nano-textile technology to insure makeup will fit like a second skin and a unique hydra-gel moisture-stabilizing system, Dior takes smoothing, wear, and comfort to the ultimate extreme of beauty. Non-transfer and waterproof.'

I bought this foundation at the beginning of the year, so I've had it for a good few months now. I originally bought it because my friend was using it and it looked so good on her, also I'd seen a lot of good reviews on other blogs, so I was really excited to try it!

At £28.50, it's the second most expensive foundation I've ever bought (the first being Laura Mercier's tinted moisturiser at £32.) It's a medium coverage foundation and covers imperfections really well. I usually apply it to my skin using my fingers, it has a semi-matte finish but still leaves my skin with a glowy look. It makes my skin look flawless and feels nice and light on my skin, not heavy at all or mask-like. The consistencey of it is very light and not as thick as some of my other foundations like MAC's Studio Fix Fluid, and a little goes a long way (I usually use 2 pumps for my whole face and blend it down my neck.)

I had heard that a problem many people found with this foundation is that it tends to oxidize on the skin and go darker during the day, however I haven't really noticed this (probably because I like to bronze myself up with NARS Casino bronzer.) The only thing I'm not fond of is the smell, as it's quite heavily perfumed and a bit overpowering, however once applied to the skin this isn't a problem at all.

I really like this foundation! I love the finish and how it makes my skin look and I find it lasts well during the day. It is expensive but a little goes a long way so I think this will last quite a long time. I would repurchase this in the future.

Diorskin Forever Extreme Wear Flawless Foundation SPF25 costs £28.50 for 30ml.



  1. Loved this foundation. Gives great coverage and lasts well too. I had problems with it oxidizing and turning orange on me though which was a shame x

  2. I got a few samples of this and the Dior nude.. I tried to figure out the difference but couldn't.. Both were so lovely and light.. And yah I do agree with you on the scent.. But overall a nice foundation

  3. I used to own this one, and it is extremely luxurious indeed when you apply it, it feels like a thin veil of silk with good coverage.

  4. I am now a follower of your beautiful blog!
    I love love love how you look. youre gorgeous!

  5. Rachel would you mind telling me if you'd recommend the LM tinted moisturiser, as I'm considering getting it for summer? Thanks hun xx
    PS - I'm having a giveaway on my blog, which I think my be up your street :o) x

  6. Chloe: I do like it for summer, it's got a nice, light coverage and I like how it makes my skin look dewy. I've got the oil-free one and the only thing i don't like is the consistency as it's quite thick and I find it hard to blend as it dries quickly.

    Ohhh I'll have to have a look, thanks hun! xx


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