I have problem skin, so I always have to use a good deal of products to conceal my imperfections like large pores, blackheads, pimples, etc.
Therefore, foundations are an essential part of my makeup routine.
I would like to bring you my thoughts on the Diorskin Star Foundation that so excitingly promises us to give a studio makeup effect.
The product comes in a glass bottle with a convenient pump, which can control the amount of the product you pick up. It can give even the smallest drop if required.
The foundation is economical and lasts for quite a while. The smell is neutral for me and hardly perceptible.
It has a thick texture, good coverage and a matte finish.
If you didn’t cover up everything you needed on the first try, the product can be layered to achieve the desired result. It evens out my skin tone and disguises redness, small pimples and blackheads.
My skin looks fresh and even. I have it in the shade 023 Peach that adjusts my skin tone easy-breezy.
The manufacturer recommends applying this foundation to properly cleaned and moisturized skin.
To be honest, it’s not just an ordinary recommendation, but a very useful piece of advice. The thing is that the application is a little bit of a hassle.
If you don’t get your skin ready by using some skin care products prior to this foundation, the product applies really badly, emphasizes all the issues and makes the situation even worse.
Moreover, it doesn’t go well with some moisturizing creams or primers I use.
As a rule I start my makeup in about 30 minutes after applying skin care products. I wait till they moisturize my skin properly.
However, this foundation wasn’t also good in such a way. It sometimes applied very unevenly and sank into my pores.
If I had dry patches, it emphasized them and my face looked like a disaster.
Another significant downside is the texture, which dries out too quickly. Therefore I have problems when distributing it.
At first I tried applying it with a brush, but I soon gave up and started spreading it out with my fingers to get the best coverage. I thought that my warm hands would help. Such an application requires my time, so Dior Star is not good for a quick makeup.
To make the foundation set on my skin better, I usually used it along with the La Prairie loose powder, which could somehow tame this foundation a little bit. My face was glowing in 3-4 hours, which is actually the case with all the foundations I had.
My skin condition didn’t get worse after using Dior Star.
I have problem skin and these application issues are probably connected with it.
I’ve tried this product when I was making up my mom too.
She has aging skin with small pores, no blackheads, a few pigment spots and rosacea around her nose. This foundation applied much better to her skin. It evened out her skin tone and concealed all the pigment spots and redness around her nose. It seemed that it even smoothed out her smile lines a little.
My mom was very pleased with the results, even though she noted that it was hard to blend out too.
Overall, I can say that the Diorskin Star Foundation does really even out skin tone and cover up some imperfections like pimples, redness and pigment spots, but at the same time it can ruthlessly emphasize pores and dry patches.
The product is a little bit too fiddly to work with, because the texture dries out too quickly.
It will match girls with good skin well.
However, I wouldn’t recommend it, because I have too many gripes about it. Moreover, you can find foundations that do the same job, but they are much more comfortable to wear and look invisible on skin.
Thanks for reading!