Tom Ford David, Demsey, Jake, Hiro, Eric Lips & Boys Lip Colors Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Tom Ford David, Demsey, Jake, Hiro, Eric Lips & Boys Lip Colors
Tom Ford David, Demsey, Jake, Hiro, Eric Lips & Boys Lip Colors

Tom Ford David Lip Color ($35.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a light-medium, peachy gold with warm undertones and a frosted finish. It was more semi-sheer to semi-opaque with a lot of shimmer, though I didn’t feel the shimmer in the texture, as there was enough slip that it glided on unnoticeably. It could have applied more evenly. It was neither drying nor hydrating during the three and a half hours it lasted. I think this shade works better layered over lipstick or liner or paired with gloss.
Dior Golden (065) (LE, $38.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC All I Want (LE, $19.50) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Graham (P, $36.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC You've Got It (LE, $19.50) is lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Edita (LE, $36.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Guerlain #777 (P, $33.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Warm Ice (LE, $19.50) is darker (90% similar). MAC Live Long and Prosper (LE, $19.50) is darker (90% similar). MAC Metalwork (LE, $19.50) is cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Whip (P, $18.00) is less shimmery, glossier (90% similar). MAC Ruffian Gold (LE, $19.50) is less shimmery, glossier (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Lisa (LE, $36.00) is darker, glossier (90% similar). NARS Redemption (LE, $29.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Warm Companion (LE, $19.50) is darker, glossier (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Carine (LE, $36.00) is less shimmery, lighter, glossier (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Rory (LE, $36.00) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (90% similar). Maybelline White Gold (P, $7.49) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty William (LE, $36.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Natalia (LE, $36.00) is darker (85% similar). Guerlain Yellow It-stick (603) (DC, $37.00) is lighter, less pigmented, warmer (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Tom Ford Demsey Lip Color ($35.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a slightly muted, medium coral-orange with warm undertones and fine gold shimmer. It had semi-opaque color coverage with a creamy texture that had moderate slip and was very comfortable to wear. It applied fairly well and lasted for four hours on me. The formula felt nicely moisturizing. Tom Ford Beauty Bare Peach (23) (P, $54.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Fenty Beauty Supermoon (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Synth (DC, $17.00) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Skinny Dip (P, $55.00) is more muted, less pigmented (90% similar). Urban Decay Flame (P, $18.00) is less pigmented (90% similar). Chanel Interlude (P, $37.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Chanel Mystique (57) (DC, $34.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Surratt Beauty Lili Doree (P, $36.00) is glossier (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Pink Dune (02) (LE, $55.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Metallic Debutante (P, $21.00) is brighter, cooler (90% similar). bareMinerals Express Yourself (LE, $20.00) is less shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Naked Coral (21) (P, $54.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Lara (LE, $36.00) is less pigmented, cooler (85% similar). MAC A Sprinkle of Magic (LE, $19.50) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Julianne (LE, $36.00) is cooler (85% similar). Bite Beauty Candied Guava (P, $24.00) is darker (85% similar). Urban Decay Juicy (LE, $18.00) is less shimmery, glossier (85% similar). MAC Coconut Macaroon (LE, $17.50) is lighter, more muted (80% similar). Colour Pop Flitter (P, $6.00) is darker, more muted, cooler (80% similar). Ciate Spark (P, $22.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Tom Ford Jake Lip Color ($35.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a medium, rosy pink with warm, yellow undertones and a frostoed shimmer. It had mostly opaque pigmentation with a lightly creamy consistency that glided on without tugging and delivered even coverage. On me, the color lasted for four hours and was lightly moisturizing. Chanel Liaison (DC, $34.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Morning Rose (LE, $19.50) is darker (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Ansel (DC, $36.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Metallic Peony (P, $21.00) is warmer, glossier (90% similar). Urban Decay Naked (DC, $22.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Have We Met? (108) (P, $30.00) is warmer (90% similar). Estee Lauder Pink Parfait (P, $32.00) is cooler (90% similar). Chanel Surprenante (129) (P, $38.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). NARS Summer Fire (LE, $28.00) is glossier (90% similar). Guerlain Kiss Blossom (LE, $37.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Lip Blossom (P, $19.50) is brighter, cooler (90% similar). MAC Only You (LE, $19.50) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Pink Addict (LE, $19.50) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Sephora Fancy Peach (115) (P, $14.00) is darker, warmer, less glossy (85% similar). MAC Nippon (P, $19.50) is darker, warmer (85% similar). MAC Pearl Punk (LE, $21.00) is more muted, warmer (90% similar). Pat McGrath Skinsane (P, $40.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Bryan (LE, $36.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). NARS Orgasm (DC, $28.00) is less pigmented (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Forbidden Pink (22) (P, $54.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Tom Ford Hiro Lip Color ($35.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a bright, bold, medium-dark orange-red with strong, red undertones and fine golden-orange shimmer. It was nearly opaque in color payoff with a really creamy, smooth texture that was a pleasure to wear. This shade lasted for six hours and left a stain behind, while the formula was nicely hydrating. Tom Ford Beauty Tomas (LE, $36.00)(100% similar). Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Manhunter (DC, $18.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Guerlain Gipsy (DC, $58.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Estee Lauder Impassioned (P, $32.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Estee Lauder Hot Chills (310) (P, $32.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Wildfire (P, $18.00) is more muted, warmer (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Sunset Orange (P, $37.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Roberto (P, $36.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Guerlain Gina (DC, $58.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Maybelline Orange Edge (DC, $7.99) is less shimmery, lighter, glossier (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Antonia (LE, $52.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). Givenchy Carmin Escarpin (306) (P, $36.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Sephora Red Magma (112) (P, $14.00) is more muted, cooler, less glossy (85% similar). Urban Decay Bang (DC, $22.00) is less shimmery, lighter, brighter (85% similar). NARS Short Circuit (LE, $26.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Metal Flame (P, $54.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Tom Ford Eric Lip Color ($35.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark reddish plum with warm undertones and a sprinkling of fine, gold shimmer. It had rich color payoff with a creamy, smooth texture that felt comfortable and looked flattering on the actual lips. The formula felt moisturizing over the five and a half hours the color lasted. It was a more unique shade from what I could gather! Estee Lauder Decadent (150) (P, $32.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). MAC Forbidden Romance (LE, $19.50) is darker, less pigmented (90% similar). Estee Lauder Hot Kiss (P, $32.00) is darker (85% similar). Estee Lauder Raging Beauty (P, $32.00) is less shimmery, more muted (85% similar). Urban Decay Amulet (P, $18.00) is warmer (90% similar). Buxom Runaway (DC, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker, glossier (85% similar). Guerlain Gracia (DC, $58.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Nose for Style (LE, $25.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (80% similar). MAC Caliente (LE, $19.50) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (80% similar). Kat Von D Muse (LE, $21.00) is lighter, less glossy (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA OVERVIEW | Tom Ford Lips & Boys Lip Colors ($35.00 for 0.07 oz.) are “clutch-sized” lipsticks; it uses the same formula as the full-sized Lip Colors (which retail for $52 for 0.10 oz.), but the packaging feels the same, just smaller. Tom Ford’s lipstick formula is supposed to be hydrating, pigmented, and have a more luminous finish (there is also a specifically Matte formula available that is much flatter in finish). This year’s launch of Lips & Boys features 25 new shades that are part of the new “metallic” finish, and then the return of 25 shades from last year. In general, the formula is semi-opaque to opaque with a lightly creamy consistency that doesn’t slide around a lot but doesn’t cling to the lips. I get anywhere from three to six hours of wear out of them, and most shades are lightly hydrating over time. The formula is vanilla-scented with no discernible taste.

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Tom Ford David Lip Color
Tom Ford David Lip Color

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Tom Ford Demsey Lip Color
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Tom Ford Jake Lip Color
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Tom Ford Hiro Lip Color
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Tom Ford Eric Lip Color
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Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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David looks like the color I would want to wear when I wasn’t wearing a lot of makeup or you are right Christine layered over another lipstick. It looks like a beautiful color.

Christine, i own some of the Tom Ford Lips&Boys and they have been fine (i think, i have so much makeup i don’t know where they are lol) but a lot of others (on MUA) feel these lipsticks go rancid much faster than almost any other brand. Is that your experience?

Happy Thanksgiving, Christine! Thank you for all you do for the beauty community. I think you are one of the hardest working bloggers out there. And even though I don’t always agree with your grades, (I love dior eyeshadows, dangit, hahaha), I still appreciate your systematic and consistent method of reviewing products.
As for these lipsticks, Hiro and Eric may be coming to live with me. They are so beautiful and interesting to me. Although I swore I would never buy Tom Ford lipstick ever again after the 3 I bought in January have gone bad and smell like spoiled crayons. Basically $150 down the drain.

Hiro and Eric! Swoon! Not colors I can wear, though maybe Eric… I just love the finishes. I like frosty lipsticks when they are done right and these are just perfect! They make the lips look so lush and plump without looking fake. If Tom Ford was here, I’d high five him.

Soooo, I do still love Hiro! This *may* possibly become my first toe into the pool of TF lux! Something about the gold shimmer that looks ultra glowy, and yet refined instead of glittery, just speaks to me. It reminds me of lava, not kidding!

I thought I wouldn’t like these when I saw the photo of the lipsticks. The swatches and seeing them on your lips have changed my mind, and now I want all of them. It’s probably the interesting effects from the lovely shimmer in them.

Yes! It’s like a coppery tone overall – mix of red and copper. I think it leans rosier/redder overall but you can see the warmth.

I got Eric for Christmas and it’s my first Tom Ford lipstick. I love the finish sooo much. I do feel some grit when applying, but none on my lips. It’s quickly becoming my favorite lipstick! Definitely going to have to add a few more to my collection!

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