Because my birthday and Christmas are close to each other, I tend to collect a few gift cards. Normally I just buy something I have been lusting after, or make the cards work to get lots of little things. This time though, I decided to be a bit more adventurous. I wanted to get something that I would never even LOOK at if I did not have the gift cards, and that of course, is a high end brand like Dior. I have heard so many things about Dior that I knew I could not really make a bad choice.
While I knew I would not make a bad choice, I also knew that I did not want to spend too much, seeing as these are products that I normally do not even think about buying (Spoilers, I totally fail at this). I will admit that the woman at the counter sort of suckered me into getting more products, but I do not hold that against her because I regret nothing and she was the nicest sales assistant that I have ever come across!
Diorskin Nude Air Luminizer 002 ($95)
I don’t have many highlighters in my collection and so I decided to add another one! I also knew that picking up a highlighter would mean that I would have this in my collection for a long time! Which is always desired when you spend so much on a product. I swatched this and instantly fell in love! The powder is stupidly soft and leaves such a beautiful sheen to the skin. The Air Luminizers are not your ‘blinding, shine to the gods’ type of highlighter, which I am actually thankful for, as there are times where I don’t want something that in your face. One thing I have noticed though is that I will need to use a synthetic hair brush as my Nude by Nature brushes have a hard time picking up the product.
Dior Addict Lip Glow 006 ($49)
I had no intention of picking up a lip product, but I was convinced to do so to get the items you will see in the picture below. I have never tried a lip product as expensive as this before. But DAM! I put this on my lips for the first time today and OMG I get the why people love products like this. I have honestly never had something so nice on my lips. I could easily see myself getting the other two shades in this range. The colour you see is a subtle berry on the lips and I could not be happier with this shade. It is going to be perfect on days were I want a little colour on my lips. Thankfully, you don’t need a lot of this to get the pigment, here’s hoping the Lip Glow lasts me a long time!
Gift with Purchase (spend $120)
The reason I bought the lip product was to get this beautiful gift set. I did not plan to spend so much in my first shop, BUT I have no regrets as this gives me a chance to try more Dior products. I sadly wont be using the skin care products or the perfume for a while, as I plan to use them on my up-coming holiday. That red lipstick though, oooh boy I am excited to start using that! I am also in LOVE with the bag, my first every experience with a Dior bag. I had never even touched one, and now I can see why people love them. I get the Estee Lauder gift bags all the time, but this is hands down the nicest makeup bag I now own. I never want to lose this and I never want it to get dirty!
The woman at the counter let me know that these gift bags happen twice a year and are unadvertised, so do not be afraid to ask when they are having a gift with purchase. Because if you are new to Dior like I was, get a gift gives you more bang for your $$$.
I was so thankful to the sales assistant as she also gave myself and Pastels Sparkles a whole heap of perfume samples! So now I am truly set for skin care and perfumes while on holiday!
Please leave me a comment below on which high end brands you want to try! Or even which are your favourite products so I can keep an eye out in the future.
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