Friday 16 March 2012

Review: Rouge Dior Elegant Pink

Dior is a brand I had never previously given much thought to, although I am not sure why.  I’ve admired many of their palettes and polishes and have previously enjoyed using the Dior Show mascara in the past. 

I recently won a giveaway with Pink Lady apples of a Rouge Dior Lipstick in Elegant Pink, and was very excited to receive it through the post.  I was hopeful I would win the pink car when I entered the competition but a lipstick is always a good prize!
Dior’s packaging is very chic, and it feels appropriately luxurious.  I would be happy to whip this out of my handbag for a touch-up on the go!  The colour in the tube is of a bright, fairly neutral pink which I feel would suit most skintones.  I was pleased that it was not a Barbie pink which I find very difficult to wear due to my warmer complexion.

The swatch shows a slight sheen to the lipstick and it looks to be fairly opaque when swiped.  There is a slight rose scent to the lipstick but when applied, it is not noticeable, so unless you are highly sensitive to scents, this should not be an issue. 
It glides on smoothly and evenly to the lips and is fairly opaque when applied.  I did find that it clung to a couple of dry patches on my lips though, so you would be best to ensure that you have smooth, well moisturised lips before applying.  It was comfortable to wear and easily lasted four hours, through several cups of tea and mid-morning snacks before fading. 

A versatile shade that will suit many, I was suitably impressed with this Rouge Dior lipstick.  Although I wouldn’t normally have picked out this shade for myself, I have actually been wearing it a lot recently as it goes with so many different looks due to it being a neutral pink.  It looks great with a light pink blush and lashings of mascara.  The only negatives for this product is the fact that you will probably need to have lips that are already in good condition before wearing as otherwise it will cling to any dry patches, and the high price of £25, however this is comparable with other high-end brands.   I’m looking forward to investigating some more lippies and other items from their range. These are certainly worth investigating if you can get over the price tag!

Price - £23-£25
Where to BuyBoots, DebenhamsHouse of Fraser


  1. This is gorgeous, if I ever needed to buy myself an expensive treat I'd go for this :) x

    1. Thank you, it is really pretty, I just wish it was a little cheaper.

  2. Such a gorgeous colour! Xx