It was bound to happen sooner or later but I bought another Dior foundation. After I got the Dior Star foundation and flippin’ fell in love with it I knew I needed more of the good stuff. Because the Dior Star foundation can be quite dewy and I do sometimes like my foundation a little more matte I decided to go for a matte version of that foundation. I ended up getting the Diorskin Forever Foundation. Today it’s time for the review. If you’re interested in finding out if it’s just as good as the Dior Star foundation, make sure you continue reading!
The Diorskin Forever Foundation comes in a classic shiny dark blue Christian Dior box. It’s very iconic and I really like the look of it. The only thing I don’t like about it is that finger prints show up really well on it and therefore it’s just incredibly difficult to take proper pictures of it without the finger prints.
The bottle itself is made out of matte glass and has a blue lid. It’s very similar to the packaging the Diorskin Star foundation comes in, the main difference is that the glass of this one is matte. The bottle contains 30 ml of product, which is pretty average for a foundation.
The main reason why I wanted to buy this foundation is because the Diorskin Star foundation, which I adore, can be quite shiny. This foundation has a rather matte finish. Because I do really love the way Dior foundations work I did decide to go for this one rather than a matte foundation from another brand.
Before I jump into any detail about this product I first want to discuss the shade selection. I got shade number 010 which is the lightest one available. And to be honest, this foundation is pretty yellow and has a slight orange tone to it. I get it when super affordable foundations are like that, no problem, but an almost 51 Euro foundation shouldn’t even be close to being slightly orangy. I don’t think anyone is made for that tone so why make it?
With that being said, let’s move on to the actual product. The Diorskin Forever foundation has SPF 35 in it, PA +++ and shine control. SPF 35 is quite a lot so that’s definitely a good thing. Aside from that it still has this amazing Dior feel to it. It’s not as smooth and satiny as the Diorskin Star foundation is, but I personally don’t think anything can top that foundation, it’s just amazing.
The texture of the foundation is really nice. It’s not very thick but it’s not super liquidy either. It’s just the right thickness. Because of that it’s very easy to blend. You could either use your Beautyblender or a brush for it. I do prefer using a Beautyblender with this because the shade is a bit off and the Beautyblender blends it in just a bit better. Even though it’s easy to blend it’s not a very quick foundation to apply. This because you really have to make sure every single piece of your face is fully blended. If not it will look slightly patchy and turn a bit orange.
The colour looks really odd on this picture. It isn’t the perfect match in real life, but once all of my makeup is on my face it doesn’t look as bad as it does on this picture.
When it comes to coverage I would say this foundation has a medium coverage. I personally do really like foundation with medium coverage because it does cover up what you want it to cover up but it won’t make your skin look flawless to a point it’s just not even close to being realistic anymore.
The finish is nice too. I wouldn’t call it a super matte finish, but it’s quite matte. More like a demi-matte. It does make you look healthy, but it won’t feel or look greasy. So if you do struggle with oily skin, this could be a foundation you’d like!
When it comes to staying power this is definitely one of the best foundations I own. It just stays the same all day. No matter what happens, it won’t move or come off. It’s very fool proof so if you’re on the hunt for something really long lasting, a foundation you don’t have to worry about once applied, this could definitely be it for you!
Overall I have mixed feelings about this foundation. I like the texture, the finish is nice, the coverage is great and it lasts all day. However I don’t like that it requires so much attention when it comes to blending it in because if you miss a spot, you will notice it. I’m also not a big fan of the shade selection they have. But aside from that it’s quite a great foundation. I’d still recommend going for the Diorskin Star foundation if you want to buy a Dior foundation. But if you really want something a bit more matte, this might be a better option for you.
The Diorskin Forever Foundation is available at Douglas & Ici Paris XL for €50,90.
That was it for today’s review. I hope you enjoyed reading it and be sure to let me know which foundation you love using on a daily basis!