This might be one of the most exciting makeup items I have ever, ever received. And I’m not even a regular lipstick wearer! I know, I know, I should really get into lipstick and wear it daily… especially in my line of work. I just find it a bit of a pain to reapply and making sure it isn’t on my teeth all day etc. I make up for it by spending time on my eyeshadow! I do wear lipstick on a night out and date nights etc, just not daily. But thats all going to change because my collection is expanding and I need to get my use out of all the amazing colors!
My go to lipsticks are usually MAC’s Cherish, Velvet Teddy or Yash, and sometimes I mix them together. But now I have this handy little set the possibilities are pretty much endless!
What Dior have done is basically, genius. SO. You get 6 different colours, and 1 lipstick holder. The colors have to be in the holder to use them, without the holder they don’t twist up! I’ll hold my hands up and say I’m late on the mark here! The Precious Rocks collection launched in October 2017… 6 months ago, but oh my days is it still making an impression! The only place I can still find it available is Debenhams, linked here.
The set features the iconic red of Dior, Rouge 999 matte. Literally the perfect red! And some other iconic shades, 772 classic matte, 743 rouge zinnia, 964 ambitious matte, 962 poison matte and 434 promenade – all amazing colours with something for everybody! See swatches below, I didn’t intend on testing its durability with water, but as I was trying to rinse the colour off of my hand, it wasn’t budging! I had to go grab my camera to show you.
All of the formula’s are amazing, as usual with any make-up item from Dior! I haven’t been disappointed with one of their products yet, consistently perfect. The only one which I don’t feel applies as well ass the other colours is 962 Poison matte, you will see from the photos of me wearing it but I don’t think it goes on as even as the others. Maybe I need more practice with darker pigments!
Now, the case. THE CASE!!!! basically, for £120 you get 6 lipsticks AND A DIOR CLUTCH BAG. This is seriously exciting, let me explain… you can actually use the case as a clutch bag. The foamy lipstick holder just pops out and there you go, nice Dior clutch bag for you! And the mirror inside is super handy for a night out. It might be better suited for dinner and drinks than a wild night out because you have to unzip nearly the whole thing open to get anything from inside. If you’re being bumped into in a bar you could end up with a smashed phone screen if it slipped out. Or, maybe I’m just accident prone and everyone else would be hunky dory? £120 is a lot to spend on lipsticks, but if your a lipstick or Dior addict then if you work it out individually… not too bad! £27.50×6 = £165, and then the cost of the clutch bag, you’re saving money lets face it haha!
I tried all the colours to show you… including the one I knew wouldn’t be for me, but still, it felt gorgeous on even if it didn’t suit me!
772 CLASSIC MATTE
964 AMBITIOUS MATTE
743 ROUGE ZINNIA
962 POISON MATTE
And thats all of them! I also need to give a shout out to DHC and their amazing olive oil infused cotton swabs, they saved any mishaps I had in just a few seconds without ruining the rest of my makeup! They are only £6.75 for 50 swabs too, SUPER handy, 100% recommend.
Do you have any of the colours in this set? Which one do you think suits me best? I’m such a lipstick novice I need help working out whats right for me!
Love, Chelsea xxx