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FOTD Friday | Dior Diorshow 5 Couleurs Designer Eyeshadow Palette in Nude Pink Design Review & Swatches

I seem to be on a neutral kick as of late and I will be honest and say that because of a now more conservative work environment, my eyes have been nothing more than 50 shades of brown. Every morning I say to myself that I will get up earlier and try something different, but it never happens. I cannot seem to haul myself out of bed 15 minutes earlier to give my eye makeup some extra TLC. Thankfully, there are stepwise palettes like the new Diorshow 5 Couleurs Designer Professional Eye Palettes (6 palettes shades available) that promise to give eyes the touch of a professional makeup artist all in five easy steps. To continue on my neutrals streak, #508 Nude Pink Design* ($69.00 CDN), is just easy. You absolutely cannot go wrong with this palette short of applying the gel liner all over your eye and forgetting to blend!

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Whenever I do these makeup looks, I always like to test out the instructions they came with just to see if they really work. Step 1 is a colour-lock primer powder in a neutral, sheer, peachy shade that is super smooth, giving the eyelid a super smooth surface. Step 2 is the main eyelid colour, followed by adding dimension and contrast with Step 3. Brow bones and inner eye corners are brightened up with highlighter shade from Step 4 with eyes finally getting definition in Step 5 with a smooth gel liner in a complementary matte, chocolate brown shade.

Diorshow 5 Couleurs Designer Nude Pink Design Eyeshadow Palette Review Swatches

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The pigmentation of the main shadows are quite good (swatches without primer) and lasted me through an entire girls’ night without budging though I did double duty and applied a cream primer underneath because I was outside in the heat.

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Face:

Dior Diorskin Star Studio Makeup SPF 30 in #021

Brows:

Diorshow Brow Styler in #002 Universal Dark Brown*

Eyes:

Apply Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion all over the lid as an extra layer of primer. Apply the Step 1 primer shade from the Nude Pink Design Palette* all over lid and up to brow bone. Apply the Step 2 bronze shade all over main part of lid. Take the Step 3 contrast shadow and using a fluffy brush, blend in circular motions into the crease and out to the outer V of the eye. I did my best to line my upper and lower lashline with the brush that was included. It wasn’t the best, but in small steps I was able to do a reasonable job.

Highlight the brow bone in patting potion with the Step 4 shade.

Apply Diorshow Mascara in #090 Pro Black*.

Cheeks:

Dioskin Nude Tan Tie Dye Edition in Pink Sunrise*

Lips:

Dior Addict Fluid Stick in #379 Tropiques*

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Final Verdict: Like I said, this is an incredibly safe colour palette. I would have liked the actual eyelid shades to have been a bit more intense, but I have a feeling that that’s what the other palette selections are for. On someone with a lighter skin tone, these shades may look more intense, but on me I would prefer a bit more of a punch. I did like the gel liner that was included which saved me a few precious seconds in the morning, but I would suggest using an eyeliner brush as the one that came with the palette did not have the precision to do a fine cat eye. Overall, a decent quality palette that would suit most, but may be a little safe on the colour for those more adventurous with their neutrals.

Available now at Hudson’s Bay Company and Sephora.

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