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Thursday, May 1, 2008

Oh Dior, How I Love Thee


I feel particularly cute today, I think it's the endorphins kicking in. I've been back to the gym (for three weeks now) after a l-o-o-o-n-g hiatus and I'm on a definite high. My thighs are killing me and my significant other and I are on the rocks, but I still feel great!

Part of what's making me feel so good (apart from the super-cute vest I'm rocking and my hair making the most perfect natural waves today) is my Dior Pencil Eyeliner. Remember that awful Dior event at Bloomingdale's I went to a couple of months ago? I got it then and I've used it here and there but I've ignored it for the most part (like I do with all my products after a couple of weeks). I whipped it back out and have been using it for a couple of days now and I am absolutely in love! I have a love/hate relationship with pencil liners in general, simply because no matter what, they always smudge on me. I've tried everything from MAC Technikohl to Urban Decay 24/7 Pencils, but NOTHING has worked--until now. I think I keep trying out pencil liners even though I feel more comfortable with the way liquid looks because pencil is just such a no-brainer. But, I've been test-driving the Dior pencil vigorously to see how long it could withstand my oil lids and it passed!

The Dior Pencils come in a range of basic colors but precious green looks the best on me. I love the dark, plum-purple shade but it tends to disappear into my skin because of my dark circles (I hate you!). This pencil glides on smoothly and is pretty much budge-proof and it also comes with a sponge-tip on the other end which is perfect for creating a quick smoky eye.

Bottom line: the Precious Green Dior Pencil has lasted all day on me, so I'm a fan. The $25 price tag is hefty, but it's well worth it!

15 comments:

Kijar said...

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Eru, thepunkcat.es said...

Dior makes some high~quality eye pencils, for sure! Hope you post an EOTD so we can see that cutie in action.
Hugs! :3

Indian Girl said...

Dats awesome! I gotto hit the gym too...I am super lazy now(read past 6 months)
Please do a FOTD with the pencil liner or may be swatches...I would love to see them!Thanks a bunch!
I have another request tooo...May be you could do an FOTD using all your fav products as mentioned in the post below - only when u find time :)
Love,
Indian Girl

Roselyn said...

Oooh I love their eye pencils and their lip liners are also to die for!

Great blog! I am linking you asap! ;)

Virtuous Blue said...

I'm definitely going to have to try this. I can't get any liner to stay on my waterline for longer than an hour. This is a perfect way to introduce myself to Dior cosmetics. I know I know, I'm a makeup junkie but I've never even tried anything Dior (keep that a secret...lol).

Teneasha (VB)

Eru, thepunkcat.es said...

Hey hun!
I've tagged you girl!:D Check the rules at my blog and have fun searching for 6 quirky facts about yourself.
Hugs! :3

Mukho said...

hey beauty talk! thanks for the tag :)
I can tell u r lookin and feelin cute, the post sounds so cheery! :) :)
now all u gotta do is post a quik pic so we can all see :)

An Indian's makeup musings said...

Hey there girl! Hope you are still rocking the dior ;)
You've been tagged for a fun round of quirky facts! Go to my blog to find out about the rules of the game. Have fun!
Love,
Indian Girl

BeautyTalk said...

Hi Indian Girl,

Thanks for the idea. I will definitely do a Dior fotd soon!

BeautyTalk said...

Roselyn,

Thank you! I love your blog too.

BeautyTalk said...

Virtuous Blue,

I only ventured into Dior recently as well and I'm addicted!

BeautyTalk said...

Eru,

I'll work on the tag ASAP

BeautyTalk said...

Indian Girl,

I'll do the tag ASAP.

Mukho said...

Hey girl, I tag you back! along with a host of other girls who had the same idea, u're everybody's favourite blogger :)
So list out your six quirks, and visit anybody's blog for the details :)

yummy411 said...

i love how makeup can bring you out of the dumps.. sorry about you and the SO *hugs*