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Tom Ford Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad

01/08

Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad | Look Details
Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad | Look Details
Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad | Look Details
Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad | Look Details
Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad | Look Details
Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad

Photosynthesex

Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex Eye Color Quad ($88.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a new, permanent set of shades featuring a shimmery gold, shifting teal, muted plum, and matte teal. The color concept is very cool and interesting to see, particularly for a permanent product. I highly recommend giving the color combo a try with shades you may already own. The quality of the quad was a little too up and down for me, and at this price point, I would expect more consistency in quality.

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Photosynthesex #3

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Photosynthesex #4

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The Best & Worst of Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Colors (Holiday 2018)

01/06

The Best & Worst of Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Colors (Holiday 2018)
The Best & Worst of Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Colors (Holiday 2018)
The Best & Worst of Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Colors (Holiday 2018)
The Best & Worst of Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Colors (Holiday 2018)
The Best & Worst of Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Colors (Holiday 2018)
The Best & Worst of Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Colors (Holiday 2018)
The Best & Worst of Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Colors (Holiday 2018)
The Best & Worst of Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Colors (Holiday 2018)
The Best & Worst of Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Colors (Holiday 2018)
The Best & Worst of Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Colors (Holiday 2018)
The Best & Worst of Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Colors (Holiday 2018)
The Best & Worst of Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Colors (Holiday 2018)
The Best & Worst of Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Colors (Holiday 2018)
The Best & Worst of Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Colors (Holiday 2018)
The Best & Worst of Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Colors (Holiday 2018)
The Best & Worst of Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Colors (Holiday 2018)
The Best & Worst of Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Colors (Holiday 2018)
The Best & Worst of Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Colors (Holiday 2018)

Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Colors ($36.00 for 0.07 oz.) have been reviewed! Hurrah! It’s over until the next round o’ Boys & Girls that Tom Ford has around the corner, I’m sure.  I actually think it might be time for a new theme or perhaps a curation of all of the past iterations into a core range of shades.  There were certainly some winners and a few misses across the new shades released this holiday season.  I enjoyed Chadwick, Scott, Kendrick, Jordan, and Jordan the most.

I was most jazzed about Cardi, but it was part of the Lip Color Sheer formula, so it was a let-down since it applied so poorly, and ultimately, the sheer formula doesn’t work as well with this type of shade unless it goes on exceptionally evenly.  Plus, if it’s going to be inspired by Cardi B., it feels like it should have a whole lot more pizzazz, like a sparkly, opaque violet-blue would have been a great fit–you know, Tom Ford’s take on Technopagan (by OCC, one of the world’s great discontinued shades).

Did you pick any of the new Boys & Girls up this season? Do you normally?

Tom Ford Liquid Sun Soleil Glow Drops

01/06

Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sun Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sun Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sun Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sun Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sun Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sun Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sun Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sun Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sun Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sun Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sun Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sun Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sun Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sun Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sun Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sun Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sun Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sun Soleil Glow Drops

Liquid Sun

Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sun Soleil Glow Drops ($50.00 for 0.47 oz.) is a translucent base with fine white and silver pearl. Against my skin tone, the fine pearl catches the light so well that it almost looked like micro-glitter yet I couldn’t see individual particles so much as a sheen and a glimmer as the light reflected off of my skin. I did, occasionally, see almost pink pearl, though I’m not certain that it wasn’t just a trick of the light. The liquid highlighter had a thin, water-gel like texture–more water-like than a thicker, gel, but it had enough substance to it that it spread easily across my skin evenly and with good dispersion. It dried down and set to a more powder-like finish within 30 seconds of blending and spreading the product out on my cheek bones.

The liquid highlighter applied well to bare skin and gently patted on top of liquid foundation with fingertips or with a duo-fiber cheek brush. I preferred using a brush with this particular formula as it seemed to spread and blend out well but was more foolproof to avoid accidentally lifting up my foundation. It yielded a noticeable sheen to my skin with slight pearlescent; it was a light-to-moderate highlighter, so if you tend to find liquid highlighters too subtle, this might work for you but if you’re often looking for the most barely-there pearl, this will likely be too shimmery. When I mixed it in with foundation, it added all-over luminosity but medium coverage foundation kept it from veering into territory where I could actually see pearl all-over. On its own, the product stayed on well for eight and a half hours on me.

Formula Overview

$50.00/0.47 oz. - $106.38 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be "translucent" and to give a "soft-focused, diffused glow" whether mixed in with foundation or applied to the high points of the face. It has a watery, slightly gel-like consistency that's thinner but easily spread with a quick dry down that sets in place, so it doesn't break down too easily. It was easier to use with a brush when applying it over a base for spot highlighting, whereas fingertips worked well when it was used over bare skin or when mixed with a foundation or moisturizer. The shimmer was fine but not so subtle that the effect got lost, particularly when used alone or with more medium-coverage products. The formula stayed on well for eight to nine hours on me. I didn't notice any scent while wet or dry.

Browse all of our Tom Ford Beauty Soleil Glow Drops swatches.

Ingredients

WaterAquaEau, Dimethicone, Isononyl Isononanoate, Vp/Va Copolymer, Pentylene Glycol, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Myristyl Alcohol, Beheneth-30, Glucose, Cetearyl Glucoside, Glycerin, Fructose, Alanine, Aspartic Acid, Sucrose, Urea, Glyceryl Isostearate, Polysorbate 80, Glutamic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate, Tocopherol, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Isohexadecane, Cetearyl Alcohol, Hexylene Glycol, Carbomer, Tin Oxide, Sodium Stearate, Dextrin, Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Phenoxyethanol, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Chromium Oxide Greens (Ci 77288), Chromium Hydroxide Green (Ci 77289), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Carmine (Ci 75470)

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Tom Ford Aurora & Glimmer Lumiere Lips

01/06

Tom Ford Beauty Aurora Lumiere Lip
Tom Ford Beauty Aurora Lumiere Lip
Tom Ford Beauty Aurora Lumiere Lip
Tom Ford Beauty Aurora Lumiere Lip
Tom Ford Beauty Aurora Lumiere Lip
Tom Ford Beauty Aurora Lumiere Lip
Tom Ford Beauty Aurora Lumiere Lip
Tom Ford Beauty Aurora Lumiere Lip
Tom Ford Beauty Aurora Lumiere Lip
Tom Ford Beauty Aurora Lumiere Lip
Tom Ford Beauty Aurora Lumiere Lip
Tom Ford Beauty Aurora Lumiere Lip
Tom Ford Beauty Aurora Lumiere Lip
Tom Ford Beauty Aurora Lumiere Lip
Tom Ford Beauty Aurora Lumiere Lip
Tom Ford Beauty Aurora Lumiere Lip
Tom Ford Beauty Aurora Lumiere Lip
Tom Ford Beauty Aurora Lumiere Lip

Aurora

Tom Ford Beauty Aurora Lumiere Lip ($55.00 for 0.10 oz.) is a soft, translucent base that seemed to have a subtle, lavender tint. On my lips, the tint translated to a deepening of my natural lip color and made it appear more mauve/cooler compared to normal. The consistency was lightweight, balmy, and emollient with moderate slip, so it was comfortable to apply and to wear. The product only seemed to stay on my lips for an hour and a half to two hours, and I didn’t feel sustained hydration over time.

Formula Overview

$55.00/0.10 oz. - $550.00 Per Ounce

The formula is described as "translucent" and is a "lip balm [that] reacts to the wearer's pH" so that it has a "personalized wash of color." In my experience, a lot of products that are supposed to react to the pH all end up pretty similar when applied and are very subtle in difference, if at all, when applied to my lips. They live up to the translucent part of the spiel, but they have really short wear time--an hour or two before it feels gone--and not that much hydration. I actually really love Tom Ford's Lip Balm (in a squeeze tube), but these just fell short for me. They had a very subtle vanilla scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our Tom Ford Beauty Lumiere Lip swatches.

Ingredients

Diisostearyl Malate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Extract, Microcrystalline WaxCera MicrocristallinaCire Microcristalline, Polyethylene, Dipentaerythrityl Hexahydroxystearate/Hexastearate/Hexarosinate, Jojoba Esters, Isostearyl Isostearate, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Isostearyl Alcohol, Fragrance (Parfum), Ethylene/Propylene/Styrene Copolymer, Butylene/Ethylene/Styrene Copolymer, Trihydroxystearin, Sorbitan Oleate, Vp/Hexadecene Copolymer, Sodium Hyaluronate, Acrylates Copolymer, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Oil, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Citric Acid, Caprylyl Glycol, Vanillin, Silica, Tocopherol, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Malic Acid, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Tin Oxide, Bht, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Red 21 (Ci 45380), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Red 27 (Ci 45410), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Red 22 Lake (Ci 45380), Red 30 Lake (Ci 73360), Carmine (Ci 75470), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Red 33 Lake (Ci 17200), Orange 5 (Ci 45370), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Yellow 6 Lake (Ci 15985), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 6 (Ci 15850)

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Tom Ford Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops

01/07

Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops
Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops

Liquid Sky

Tom Ford Beauty Liquid Sky Soleil Glow Drops ($50.00 for 0.47 oz.) is a translucent, soft gold with fine pearl. The consistency was a thinner, watery gel that was spreadable with enough slip that it had more substance than pure water. As a standalone highlighter, it added soft shine with fine, but a healthy amount of, shimmer, and a hint of warmth to my cheekbones. I used my fingertips to pat the product onto my cheek bones and gently diffused with a duo-fiber cheek brush. When I tried testing it over a liquid foundation, it did not seem to lift up my base if I was gentle and careful, but if I used my fingertips, I felt like there was a bit of lifting.

I liked it mixed in with my liquid foundation to give a dewier finish to my base, though I did not see it add any noticeable tint/warmth to my base (but someone who is very pale might see it come through). As far as liquid highlighters go, this was one of the more “potent” options in terms of amount of shimmer packed in each droplet. It dried to a more powder-like finish (didn’t feel tacky, nor did it feel clingy on my skin) within 30 seconds of blending and diffusing the product out on my skin. It wore well for eight and a half hours on me before fading noticeably.

Formula Overview

$50.00/0.47 oz. - $106.38 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be "translucent" and to give a "soft-focused, diffused glow" whether mixed in with foundation or applied to the high points of the face. It has a watery, slightly gel-like consistency that's thinner but easily spread with a quick dry down that sets in place, so it doesn't break down too easily. It was easier to use with a brush when applying it over a base for spot highlighting, whereas fingertips worked well when it was used over bare skin or when mixed with a foundation or moisturizer. The shimmer was fine but not so subtle that the effect got lost, particularly when used alone or with more medium-coverage products. The formula stayed on well for eight to nine hours on me. I didn't notice any scent while wet or dry.

Browse all of our Tom Ford Beauty Soleil Glow Drops swatches.

Ingredients

WaterAquaEau, Dimethicone, Isononyl Isononanoate, Vp/Va Copolymer, Pentylene Glycol, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Myristyl Alcohol, Beheneth-30, Glucose, Cetearyl Glucoside, Glycerin, Fructose, Alanine, Aspartic Acid, Sucrose, Urea, Glyceryl Isostearate, Polysorbate 80, Glutamic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate, Tocopherol, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Isohexadecane, Cetearyl Alcohol, Hexylene Glycol, Carbomer, Tin Oxide, Sodium Stearate, Dextrin, Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Phenoxyethanol, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Chromium Oxide Greens (Ci 77288), Chromium Hydroxide Green (Ci 77289), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Carmine (Ci 75470)

Tom Ford Hudson, Li, Ori Lips & Boys Lip Colors

01/06

Tom Ford Beauty Hudson Lips & Boys Lip Color
Tom Ford Beauty Hudson Lips & Boys Lip Color
Tom Ford Beauty Hudson Lips & Boys Lip Color
Tom Ford Beauty Hudson Lips & Boys Lip Color
Tom Ford Beauty Hudson Lips & Boys Lip Color
Tom Ford Beauty Hudson Lips & Boys Lip Color
Tom Ford Beauty Hudson Lips & Boys Lip Color
Tom Ford Beauty Hudson Lips & Boys Lip Color
Tom Ford Beauty Hudson Lips & Boys Lip Color
Tom Ford Beauty Hudson Lips & Boys Lip Color
Tom Ford Beauty Hudson Lips & Boys Lip Color
Tom Ford Beauty Hudson Lips & Boys Lip Color
Tom Ford Beauty Hudson Lips & Boys Lip Color
Tom Ford Beauty Hudson Lips & Boys Lip Color
Tom Ford Beauty Hudson Lips & Boys Lip Color
Tom Ford Beauty Hudson Lips & Boys Lip Color
Tom Ford Beauty Hudson Lips & Boys Lip Color
Tom Ford Beauty Hudson Lips & Boys Lip Color

Hudson

Tom Ford Beauty Hudson Lips & Boys Lip Color ($36.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a light-medium pink with strong, warm undertones and a cream finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a milkier color and finish, so it looked almost evenly translucent. The texture had moderate slip and felt “wet” almost as it was quite creamy, and as a result, it did pull into my lip lines a bit. This shade stayed on well for three hours and was lightly hydrating over time.

Formula Overview

$36.00/0.07 oz. - $514.29 Per Ounce

The Lips & Boys Lip Color formula is not different from the full-sized Lip Color range; they offer a travel-sized version (which is actually cheaper by the ounce: $36.00/0.07 oz. or $514.29/oz. compared to the full-size at $54.00/0.10 oz. or $540.00/oz. The formula is supposed to have an "ultra-creamy texture" and "pure color" with a "balance of luminosity." The range has a fair amount of variation as the finishes differ (matte to metallic), so coverage can be medium to full with some shades applying well and others decently. The wear was anywhere from three hours to over six hours. In general, the formula has a creamy texture that's easy to work with, comfortable to wear, and is lightly to moderately hydrating. They have a vanilla scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our Tom Ford Beauty Lips & Boys Lip Color swatches.

Ingredients

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Li

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Ori

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