When the Dior Holiday 2010 Collection finally arrived at stores in Sweden, of course I was first in line. I got the the Dior Addict Ultra-Gloss Flash in the shade Black-Tie Plum 982, one of four glosses of its kind in the collection. Two of them are completely new colors, but the two others, Black-Tie Plum 982 being one of them, are repromotes.
This season has been all about darker plummy lip shades, and this particular lip gloss is not for the faint of heart. You can wear it lightly as a stain, but that can be difficult with the included brush.
The color reminds me of plums, red wine and, in certain lightning, even purple ink! It has a little red shimmer in it, too.
Not too thick nor sticky at all, with great color payoff, I’d call it perfect if not for the price — 28 euros in Europe (US Sephora: $26.50)! For that price, I really hope you think it looks pretty on me!