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Interview With Peter Philips, Creative And Image Director of Dior Makeup

The September-release timing with Paris Fashion Week (which starts September 25) may be coincidental, but it’s as good a time as any to see new,
striking beauty products from fashion powerhouse Dior.

For this new season, Dior Makeup Creative and Image Director Peter Philips has revealed two new Rouge Dior products: Rouge Liquid and Double Rouge.

If you adore Dior as much as we do, you’ll want to take a closer look at these products on dior.com and sephora.com.

Dior Rouge Liquid Lip Stain
Dior Rouge Liquid
Dior Rouge Liquid

Couture Color Intense Extreme Long-Wear

“It’s a very interesting formula. The texture is so light, it really feels like you’re applying a gloss, but watch out, because the result is powerful! It dresses the lips with a very feminine gesture. It also links up with the idea of empowerment, which advocates the values of power, and above all, confidence for today’s modern woman.”
– Peter Philips, Creative and Image Director for Dior Makeup

Laced with featherweight pigments that produce intense, vibrant color that lasts up to 12 hours. Dior’s first liquid lipstick is the next generation of liquid lipstick. A combination of wax, moisturizing oils, and setting agents make for a seamless, second-skin finish in one swipe.

Dior’s first liquid lipstick is the next generation of liquid lipstick.

Philips created 29 shades ranging from creamy beige to classic #999 Dior red to full-throttle black in three distinct textures – matte, satin, and metallic.

To “push back the limits, experiment, and shock people a bit,” Philips devised four extreme shades: Black Matte (a dramatic ebony), Oxblood Matte (a rich chocolate brown), Fab Satin (a deep, sensual plum), and Hologram (a multidimensional cyber silver that can be worn alone or used as a topcoat).

Philips wanted to push back the limits, experiment, and shock people a bit

Peter Philips, Creative And Image Director of Dior Makeup
Peter Philips, Creative And Image Director of Dior Makeup
Dior Double Rouge

“It’s an on-the-go product that’s easy to wear and yet capable of producing a makeup result that’s worthy of the pros.”
— Peter Philips, Creative and Image Director for Dior Makeup

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Dior Rouge Double Rouge

Rouge Dior Double Rouge is a study in contradictions: An intensely pigmented, matte outer ring wraps around a metallic core that catches the light to create the illusion of volume. As Philips explained, this innovative lipstick “exploits the almost retro idea of ombré” and reinvents the way consumers achieve this classic effect made famous by ’80s supermodels like Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell, and Christy Turlington.

lets wearers achieve the classic effect made famous by ’80s supermodels

Simply place the bullet against the center of the mouth with the outer edge hugging the contour of the lip and swipe. No liner, no blending, no color matching — just perfectly balanced, fuller-looking lips with every application

Dior Rouge Double Rouge
Dior Rouge Double Rouge

To celebrate these standout colors in the Double Rouge collection, four coordinating, limited-edition nail lacquers were created to complete the lips-to-tips look.

Thanks to Dior, it’s a great time to see red: from lips to tips.

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Available at Dior counters nationwide, dior.com and sephora.com.

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With love,

FWO

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