Review: Dior Rosy Tan 5 Couleurs Palette

I am a sucker for a pretty neutral palette.  I own a few Dior 5 Couleurs palettes (quints) and I recently picked up a new addition to the bunch.  Dior Rosy Tan (754) is a gorgeous grouping of shades.
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I really enjoy the way they come packaged.  The outer packaging is meh but I love that the palette has it’s own pouch to protect the compact from scratches or blemishes.  I do want to complain a little about it being a felt/velvety texture though… it attracts lint horribly.
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The compact itself is beautiful, deep navy blue with a beautiful logo.  The outlining in silver is also a very nice touch.  One of my older quints doesn’t have this silver outlining, and it makes it look a lot more luxe with the silver.
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Now for the pretty!  The colors in this are just gorgeous.  The texture is very nice and smooth and they blend beautifully,  I love the quilting pattern on these.  Looks like a beautiful pillow of fabulosity.
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Here are the swatches in direct sunlight.  The one swatched long-ways is the center shade, which is a shimmery white-ish champagne.  From L to R or bottom to top:  A satin baby cool toned pink, a deeper, almost red-toned chocolate brown, a semi-shimmery taupe, and a more matte tan-brown.
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The colors, even though they are natural/neutral colors really brighten up my eyes when I wear them.  I had a hard time with this palette at first.  Even though the colors are so wearable and nice, I couldn’t make it look good on my eye for a lonnng time.  Finally I switched around the placement of colors and found a nice look that worked.
I lay the taupe shade on the lid, darken up the outer v with the darker brown, blend my crease with the pink (which is what was really throwing me about the palette–not a color I would typically place in my crease) and highlighted my inner corner with the center shimmery shade.  I like the bottom lash line with the tan-brown shade.  When I started placing the colors down in that format it reallllly came together and I finally “got” the palette.
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I love the fact that this palette pushed me into trying something new.  I love palettes that really inspire me.  I was trying to wear the palette, but finally succumbed into letting the palette wear me.
The swatches in the picture below aren’t necessarily the best but I had to show you how pretty my pool and yard look in this picture.  :)  Really happy with how pretty the background is, not so much the swatches.
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Do you have any Dior quints?  If so, which one(s)?  Let me know in the comments below.  Do you own Rosy Tan?  How do you wear it?

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  • Tqa ℒondon

    The color scheme of this palette is such a temptation for me to get my hands on them. lol

    • Laura MyNewestAddiction

      They are super gorgeous! :D

  • voodoogirl @ The Stepford Witch

    that’s a beautiful palette… i love the colors!

    • Laura MyNewestAddiction

      This is probably my favorite of all my quints!

  • Ellie

    I have wanted this palette for ages it is gorgeous, it is just the price but I think I am now going to just take the plunge!

    • Laura MyNewestAddiction

      I bet you wont regret it!!

  • Anda Bri

    I’ve lemmed this ever since it came out, and am still wanting it, but I have so many browns already. Your swatches are beautiful.

  • Coco

    I just got similar color from LUNASOL unfortunately. The swatch is nice. I can imagine using it for work. Happy to discover your blog. Love it.