Dior Addict Lipstick 864 Couture Swatch and Short Review

If you were following my earlier posts this week, you’ve seen my reviews and swatches of the new Dior Addict Lipstick 963 Red Carpet and 465 Singuliere. They’re quite lovely, aren’t they? Not exactly your shade? Want something that’s not completely matte? Maybe today you’ll find the color you’re looking for. Because I am in love with it, 864 Couture.

Chic pearlescent packaging. If you angle the case right, you’ll see the color changes from blue to purple with the top part close to yellow. It’s really fun to look at. I wish the camera could catch the rainbow effect.

Dior Addict Lipstick 864 COUTURE. Made in France · 75008 Paris Parfums Christian Dior

It was described as “A vibrant cherry pink, the perfection and daring of a pure creation“.

It does look like a reddish cherry color in the tube, but with shimmers! This is something different from Red Carpet and Singuliere. I’m excited.

Tissue swatch. I don’t see much shimmer, do you?

Swatch again on the back of my hand. It feels creamy and glides on smoothly, but still no shimmer.

Though moving my hand into the sunlight, ha… there it is! Now I see the beautiful pink, silver and blue particles. They’re so fine and not in large amount, that’s why it’s hard to see.

Lip swatch in natural lighting. I think my hand is more yellow toned so the color turned a bit redder (picture above) than it looks on my lips (picture below). Different skin tones will have different effects with this lipstick. I think both colors are pretty though.

Lip swatch in sunlight. The fine shimmers definitely reflect some sunlight into the camera so it looks more shiny. It’s still in the subtle category.

What I like the most about Couture is that it actually adds volume to my lips. The fine shimmers not only give me shine, it also make my lips plumped.

Please read Related Posts for more photos and reviews for more Dior Addict Lipsticks. The review below is only for this specific shade 864 Couture.

– The coverage is light to medium and the color is buildable. With one swipe, you get a subtle hint of color on the lips. But if you swipe some more, it turns to a more intense cherry pink that’s great for night time.
– It has the perfect balance of color and shine. The fine shimmers are sophisticated but not overly loaded. The finish is glossy and high sheen which adds a nice volume to the lips.
– The staying power is about 4 to 5 hours, a little longer than Singuliere but less than Red Carpet.

This review contains a sample product sent for consideration by PR. All reviews are expressed with complete honesty. Fruity Lashes don’t do paid or guaranteed reviews. Read my full disclosure here.

Dior Addict Lipstick 963 Red Carpet Swatch and Review
Dior Addict Lipstick 465 Singulière Swatch and Short Review
Dior Addict Lipstick 2011 Preview

13 Responses to Dior Addict Lipstick 864 Couture Swatch and Short Review

  1. shareena April 8, 2011 at 6:45 PM

    It looks very natural on your skin tone. Such a divine color from a luxurious brand.. ^_^

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  2. Steph April 8, 2011 at 8:25 PM

    i think this is my favorite color yet~

    loving how fine the sparkles are!!!

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  3. Penelope April 9, 2011 at 1:22 AM

    wow, your lips look gorgeous. I really love the shade. Thanks so much for the swatches!

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  4. Jennifer April 9, 2011 at 4:14 AM

    i can see the multi-color sparkle in the lip swatch 😀 it looks bright in the tube but just right on your lips.

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  5. DinaXYYan April 9, 2011 at 6:57 AM

    The lipstick shade looks really flattering on you! Gorgeous 🙂

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  6. Anna April 9, 2011 at 7:37 AM

    Wow, it’s actually pretty convincing, beautiful swatches. I don’t usually like any Dior products, but I’ve been eyeing the Addict lippies as well!

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  7. Beauty Addict April 9, 2011 at 10:31 AM

    Stunning shade!

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  8. Kalmo April 9, 2011 at 12:35 PM

    Wow, that color is gorgeous on you. Thanks for all the awesome swatches, the sunlight one… you can really see all the color sparkles. The shine is beautiful and it looks great. The packaging is very nice like you said as well. ^^

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  9. Nic nic April 10, 2011 at 8:33 PM

    so bright and pretttty! Looks kinda intimidating on the stick but looks GREAT on the lips 😀

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  10. Hollie April 11, 2011 at 12:28 AM

    wow, it’s such a pretty shade! I love it.

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  11. Jess April 11, 2011 at 9:44 AM

    Couture looks really pretty on your lips! I think, it’s a perfect summer shade!

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  12. Shop N' Chomp April 11, 2011 at 3:23 PM

    <3 the cherry glossiness. I think I like this shade the most!

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  13. chenyee123 April 12, 2011 at 12:59 AM

    This color looks really nice for spring&summer style!

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