I have normal to dry skin and find a lot of foundations stick to the drier patches on my face and highlight it. So on my hunt for a natural looking foundation, I asked beauty expert Dave Lackie for his advice on which he would recommend. He suggested I try Dior’s latest foundation Nude air Ultra- Fluid serum.
I bought the Dior skin Nude Air in the shade 020 which is a perfect match to my skin when I only have an ever so slight tan. The range of shades is quite limited so you may well struggle to find a match especially if you have a darker skin tone.
It comes in a beautiful lightly frosted glass jar with plastic silver coloured dropper. It definitely looks high end and luxurious, yet the plastic dropper doesn’t feel extremely sturdy. I’m not to keen on the dropper as it is a slightly messy way of decanting the formula.
The formula is really running so its hard to apply straight to the face, I find the easiest way to apply is to use the dropper to put the formula directly on the brush, then blending the foundation out. A sponge / beauty blender soaks up way too much of the product. The foundation blends beautifully and does feel weightless on the skin. It gives a sheer coverage ,yet it can easily be built up to a medium coverage.
A precursor in the art of natural, Dior innovates and broadens its nude makeup expertise with Diorskin Nude Air: a weightless, ultra-fluid serum as light and beneficial as a breath of fresh air, for an enhanced complexion with sheer correction. Like after a day in the great outdoors, the complexion has all the fresh, radiant beauty of a natural healthy glow.
Made with oils that evaporate instantly, the talc-free Diorskin Nude Air formula deposits an undetectable film of makeup on the skin. Its high-precision dropper easily delivers exactly the right amount.
Perfectly natural-looking makeup in an instant.
The formula enriched with soft-focus agents and glazed pigments produces an even, radiant complexion in an instant for perfect correction with a sheer finish. The complexion glows with natural beauty.
Day after day, all the benefits of a breath of pure fresh air for your skin.
Dior introduces Oxygen Activ™ technology, an innovative combination of a hyper-oxygenated oil, Cranberry oil, vitamins and minerals. Revitalised, the skin breathes and becomes more beautiful each day.
As for the glowing claims, it definitely delivers, my skin looked healthy and fresh. Not at all cakey even once built up to a heavier coverage. It dries to a gorgeous natural looking velvety finish and smooths over any dryness with ease. I’m not sure how the formula would work on oilier skin types. I have a feeling due to its serum like formula it may not stay put yet using in conjuction with the Dior Nudeair powder may help set it. On my skin it lasted all day, it felt comfortable and almost like I wasn’t wearing any foundation at all.
It does have a lingering perfume scent so if you aren’t keen on strongly scented make up you might want to give this a miss. However it’s definitely not enough to put me off at all, the scent is pleasant and the foundation is a dream for my dry skin. It leaves your skin looking almost air brushed. It’s without doubt one of my all time favourite foundations. I’m so glad I sought Dave’s advice and am over the moon that I purchased this.
Have you tried this foundation? What foundation do you recommend for dry skin? Which is your go to foundation at the moment? Let me know all your thoughts by commenting below.
Lots of Love,