Christian Dior Skinflash Radiance Booster Pen Review

I have a big soft spot of Dior at the moment – their products are just glamourous and high quality, and generally work very well for me.

I bought this Dior Skinflash Radiance Booster, because along with tints, radiance pens are my other new obsession.

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They say:

Professional “lightworks” – in a flash. Just one click and stroke of this lightweight, skin perfector instantly diminishes shadows, fine lines, and imperfections. Skin glows with new radiance. Wear it under or over foundation – or on bare skin.

This pen comes in three shades and comes in a silver clicky pen and in a pouch. I actually hate those pouches because they are no use to me, but I can’t bring myself to throw them away, so intead the cat chews on it, digests some of the fluff, throws up a hairball, usually at the foot of my bed, I get up in the morning and….

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In many ways, once could say there are tons and tons of these products due to the presence of YSL Touche Eclat. Some people I know just don’t like Touch Eclat for whatever reason – and those that don’t tend to name the Dior Skinflash as a good alternative.

Apparently this doesn’t get the ‘vinegary’ smell like Touche Eclat does – I have to agree there.

The shades:

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I got candlelight which is a pale yellow.

The pen works as all the other pen concealer type products do. A few clicks and the right amount of product comes out:

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Before (excuse my lashes. This review was ready months ago when I still had extensions in! They had started to fall out at this point):

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This product is medium thick – it feels similar to Touch Eclat, perhaps a touch thicker. It’s easy to blend in and doesn’t cling to any dry bits I have.

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Pat pat pat. Ok so the colour is a tad ashy on me, I think. However, it certainly boosts and lightens as it says it will – it can be used on other areas too, like around the nose, fine lines etc. Anywhere that needs a touch of highlight!

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Verdict:

All in all a really high quality product that is a good alternative if you aren’t a fan of the YSL Touche Eclat. It doesn’t get stinky after a while either!

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Comments

  1. Looks nice :) Wonder how is the 1st shade, that one would probably suit me. :)
    How does it looks on photos taken with flash? Is there a visible line or it completely blends in? :)

    • It blends in quite well but you do need to choose the right shade, nothing too light

  2. tigerslovepepper says:

    Do you prefer this one or the YSL one?

  3. Thanks for posting this… really helpful. It would have great to see the photo of the shades as a comparison. However, I think I will probably go for the candlelight too…

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