Tom Ford Beauty Velvet Cherry is a moderately warm-toned, dark plum with a natural finish. It is a permanent lipstick that retails for $57.00 and contains 0.1 oz.
Tom Ford Beauty Velvet Cherry Lip Color ($55.00 for 0.1 oz.) is a muted, mediumd-ark red with subtle, warm undertones and a natural sheen. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that didn't build up to full coverage with a second layer.
The texture was lightweight, emollient without being slippery, and comfortable to work with as it didn't tug on my lips during application. The formula didn't emphasize my lip lines or natural lip texture, so it sat well on my lips, which was a real win given it wasn't opaque and was a deeper color. It stayed on nicely for five hours and felt moisturizing while worn.
FURTHER READING: Formula Overview, which is a detailed review of the range as a whole.
To Tom Ford, there is no more dramatic accessory than a perfect lip. It is the focus of the face and it has the power to define a woman's whole look. Each lip color is Tom Ford's modern ideal of an essential makeup shade. Rare and exotic ingredients, including soja seed extract, Brazilian murumuru butter and chamomilla flower oil, create an ultra-creamy texture with an incredibly smooth application. Specially treated pigments are blended to deliver pure color with just the right balance of luminosity.
Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Diisostearyl Malate, Trioctyldodecyl Citrate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Lanolin Oil, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax/Candelilla Cera/Cire De Candelilla, Ozokerite, Octyldodecanol, Silica, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Polyethylene, Microcrystalline Wax/Cera Microcristallina/Cire Microcristalline, Fragrance, Tocopherol, Squalane, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Extract, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Hordeum Vulgare (Barley) Extract/Extrait D'Orge, Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Cholesterol, Ceramide 3, Acrylates Copolymer, Linoleic Acid, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Barium Sulfate, Alumina, Vanillin, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Carmine (Ci 75470), Copper Powder (Ci 77400), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 30 Lake (Ci 73360), Red 33 Lake (Ci 17200), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (Ci 15985)].
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