Jul 31, 2020

Haul | Dear Dahlia Blooming Edition Secret Garden Collection Set


Dear Dahlia Secret Garden Collection Set - Spring Bouquet

Dear Dahlia is a Korean luxury vegan brand that I have been interested in for some time. The brand isn't exactly affordable (it's a department store brand) and the colors they offer are mostly warm, so I hesitated despite being tempted every time I see their gorgeous ads on Instagram. I was particularly interested in the purple-themed eyeshadow/blush palette from the "Blooming Edition Secret Garden Collection" but wasn't sure enough to buy it sight unseen. I finally decided to try the brand when I saw the whole set is nearly half off from the website last week. My order was shipped via DHL express and arrived in 3 days in impeccable condition.

I haven't tried a full face with the collection yet, but from what I've swatched, everything seems solid. The eyeshadow/blush palette has the typical Korean makeup aesthetics - muted pastels with blurred finishes and multi-shimmer toppers - yet it seems to be much better quality compared to most Korean roadshop brands that I have tried. For one thing, no powder kickups. The packagings are quite elegant and beautiful, too.

First up, the freebies 

On top of the makeups, I also received a peach pink mesh cosmetic case, 2 vegan makeup brushes, a hand mirror, a set of makeup sponges, and mini Velvet Lip Mousse duo. All seem well-made and good quality.

Dear Dahlia Secret Garden Collection review swatches


Blooming Edition Secret Garden Palette - Spring Bouquet

There are 8 eyeshadows and 1 blush included in this palette. There are two more varieties in the collection and Spring Bouquet is the cool-toned option.

Dear Dahlia Secret Garden Spring Bouquet palette review swatches

Dear Dahlia Secret Garden Spring Bouquet Palette review swatches

Dear Dahlia Secret Garden Spring Bouquet Palette review swatches


Blooming Edition Skin Paradise Soft Focus Shine Control Powder

This is a finely milled pressed powder with little to no powder kickup. The color appears very bright but it's virtually colorless.

Dear Dahlia Soft Focus Shine Control Powder review


Paradise Dual Palette Blush Duo - Fair Lady

This is a darling little thing. The compact is tiny but feels sturdy. One side has cream blush and the other pressed powder blush. The color Fair Lady is an innocent peachy-pink duo that's impossible to overdo. 

Dear Dahlia Blush Duo Fair Lady swatches

Dear Dahlia Blush Duo  Fair Lady swatches

Dear Dahlia Blush Duo  Fair Lady swatches

Dear Dahlia Blush Duo  Fair Lady swatches


Lip Paradise Sheer Dew Tinted Lipstick (Victoria), Paradise Aurora Shine Lip Treatment (Heavenly), and Velvet Lip Mousse minis (Guava & Ballet)


Dear Dahlia lipstick swatches

Dear Dahlia velvet mousse swatches


I am most excited about the palette since this is unique in my collection. I don't think the lip stuff or the blush is a must-have although they seem to be great quality. I will share more thoughts after putting them to use.

I ordered mine directly from Dear Dahlia website. They ship from Korean and offer free shipping on international orders over $50. There is an additional 10% off when you sign up for membership.


*The Dear Dahlia makeup set was purchased by me. The links are for reference only.

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  1. what a great deal! The lip gloss looks gorgeous xx

    mia // https://beautiful-inspiring-creative-life.com/

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    1. I was enabled by the deal for sure. The lip gloss is more of a treatment and feels very nice on the lips!

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  2. Such a beautiful design!! And the products look great, i like the peachy tone :)
    have a great weekend,

    Tiziana
    www.tizianaolbrich.de

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    1. I like the soft pink marble designs as well. The palette and the powder cases are made of thick high-quality cardboard, which I think is very thoughtful. Enjoy your weekend!

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