Dior Forever Skin Glow Foundation Review & Swatches
By Ree

Dior Forever Skin Glow Foundation Review & Swatches

29 Jan 2019 (Updated: 13 Oct 2019)

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I literally couldn’t wait to try out the brand new Dior Forever Skin Glow foundation. I already rate Forever, but a glowy version? Yes please! Here’s the lowdown with swatches and before and after photos.

Dior Forever Skin Glow Foundation
Dior Forever Skin Glow Foundation

To be fair, the sensible thing to do would have been to try the new velvet matte version of Forever foundation and compare it to the original but, being me, I just couldn’t resist the lure of the new Dior Forever Skin Glow. I mean, if I was changing my name, I’d kind of like to include the word glow if I could!

Dior Forever Skin Glow Foundation
Dior Forever Skin Glow Foundation

This new glowy formula has been created for those with dry skin, combination skin and those seeking a radiant, dewy finish. I am all of that!

Dior Forever Skin Glow Features

Dior Forever Skin Glow Foundation
Dior Forever Skin Glow Foundation
  • Uses Dior’s iconic long-wearing Forever foundation formula with a radiant finish
  • Helps the complexion appears flawless and even
  • Works to tighten pores
  • Features skincare ingredients that work over time
  • Pansy extract hydration booster helps protect the skin from drying
  • Protective rose hip extract helps protect the quality of skin from external aggressors and reduce the appearance of pores
  • Offer medium-to-full coverage that claims to remain flawless for 24 hours
  • Skin appears plumper and tightened
  • Delivers a naturally vibrant, shine-free glow
  • Protects against exterior aggressors including UVA and UVB rays
  • SPF 35 Broad Spectrum Sunscreen

Dior Forever Skin Glow Swatches

I have 2 shades to show you, 2N and 2.5N. Here are the swatches:

Dior Forever Skin Glow Foundation Swatches
Dior Forever Skin Glow Foundation Swatches

It has a gorgeous creamy texture that I absolutely love. It melts into the skin beautifully.

Before & After

So on to the best bit! How does it look on the skin? I have the before and after photos here, but the quick answer is, lovely!

So here’s the before photo with no makeup:

Dior Forever Skin Glow Foundation

And here is shade 2N applied all over:

Dior Forever Skin Glow Foundation

I really like it! It is very perfecting – great on pores, great on redness, great on pigmentation, and it leaves a nice natural glow. It’s not so glowy that it leans over to greasy. In fact, I don’t even feel like I really need to powder it as it still has a kind of soft, ever-so-slightly matte fusion with the skin that seems to set itself in place. So the shine-free glow description is pretty spot on.

Dior Forever Skin Glow Foundation
Dior Forever Skin Glow Foundation

It makes my skin look nice and smooth and hydrated, and I can feel it on my skin. So it’s not weightless like the new Hourglass Vanish Liquid, but I prefer it because the Hourglass is too matte for me. Also, I am not sure I have the right colour match because 2N looked really good at first, and then it got a little darker shortly after application. I like something a little lighter and brighter, so maybe I need a different shade. It works if I don’t go crazy with the bronzer though.

With a name like Dior Forever Skin Glow, I did actually expect it to be a little glowier on application. However, it does get a bit more glowy as you wear it which makes me happier. It wears well. There’s a bit of transfer if you don’t powder it, but I am fine with that because, I don’t always like the feel of powder on my skin. It probably does need powder though. I am going to wear it for a few days, but I still think I prefer my Deauville Nars. That could change though, so feel free to ask any questions any time! I am pretty sure if I had a slightly lighter shade that I’d love it more.

I’m excited to try the new matte version of Forever and see how I get on with that compared to the original, so I’ll get back to you with that as soon as I can.


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4 thoughts on “Dior Forever Skin Glow Foundation Review & Swatches

  1. Hi it looks fab! Have you tried the matte version yet? I’ve sampled the glow finish but it didn’t last so well on my chin area x

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