Tom Ford Exotic Flora Sheer Cheek Duo Review, Photos, Swatches

01/06

Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora Sheer Cheek Duo
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora Sheer Cheek Duo
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora Sheer Cheek Duo
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora Sheer Cheek Duo
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora Sheer Cheek Duo
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora Sheer Cheek Duo
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora Sheer Cheek Duo
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora Sheer Cheek Duo
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora Sheer Cheek Duo
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora Sheer Cheek Duo
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora Sheer Cheek Duo
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora Sheer Cheek Duo
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora Sheer Cheek Duo
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora Sheer Cheek Duo
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora Sheer Cheek Duo
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora Sheer Cheek Duo
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora Sheer Cheek Duo
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora Sheer Cheek Duo

Exotic Flora

Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora Sheer Cheek Duo ($80.00 for 0.15 oz.) includes a pop of rich pink and coral housed in a large, plastic compact. Per the brand, the formula yields a “soft veil of color” when applied wet and a “sweeping pop of vibrancy” when applied dry. The formula was pigmented regardless of application method, but the dampened application looked a bit more like a cream blush on than it did when applied dry. The formula had a denser, firmer feel in the pan, so denser brushes tended to work best.


01/05

Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Top) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Top) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Top) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Top) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Top) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Top) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Top) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Top) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Top) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Top) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Top) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Top) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Top) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Top) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Top) Sheer Cheek Color

Exotic Flora (Top)

Exotic Flora (Top) is a bright, medium-dark pink with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. The blush was richly pigmented applied dry or wet, but the dampened application yielded a slightly deeper color. The texture was smooth to the touch but rather firm and dense in the pan, which meant no excess product was kicked up, and it was easy to control how much product was picked up by my brush, but it tended to work better with denser brushes. My recommendation would be use to a denser, but smaller than average, blush brush for even, medium-to-full coverage. It wore well for nine hours before fading slightly on me.

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01/05

Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Bottom) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Bottom) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Bottom) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Bottom) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Bottom) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Bottom) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Bottom) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Bottom) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Bottom) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Bottom) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Bottom) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Bottom) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Bottom) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Bottom) Sheer Cheek Color
Tom Ford Beauty Exotic Flora (Bottom) Sheer Cheek Color

Exotic Flora (Bottom)

Exotic Flora (Bottom) is a rich, medium-dark coral with warm undertones and a satin finish. It had opaque pigmentation applied dry that merely amplified to a deeper, richer hue applied damp but coverage was still full. I was able to blend and diffuse the powder out easily on my cheeks, but the texture itself was a bit firmer in the pan, and the powder was thinner. The color stayed on well for almost nine hours on me.

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Product Availability

Tom Ford Beauty Sheer Cheek Duo $80.00/0.15 OZ.
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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Guerlain Parure Gold Foundation
  • Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder
On eyes:
  • Viseart Petit Pro (02) Palette
  • Urban Decay Perversion 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil
On lips:
  • MAC Shrimpton Lipstick

About the Reviewer

Reviewer

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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Beautiful duo! I’m going out on a limb here and guessing that the “B” is due to the blushes not being “sheer” as stated?
I won’t be getting it, though, because I have Nars Fetishised, and it looks very similar to the bottom shade. Now to get a nice, warm pink like that top shade! Either Laura Geller Guava or the MJ dupe!

I bought this and immediately returned it because it was far too pigmented, and a rather dry and unforgiving texture. Why do they call this number a “Sheer Cheek Duo”?? They actually describe the top shade a “Blooming Pink Highlighter” 🙄

Vibrant blush shades that would complement darker skin tones really well. I am not sure that it’s worth $68, but at least both pans are of consistent quality.

Another repeated duo for those who purchased previous sheer duo releases or fans of TF original blushes. The shades are beautiful if you are new to TF. Easy pass for me.

“Exotic Flora” is a great name for these colors. Lovely. Don’t need it and won’t be getting it, but they’re nice to look at.

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