Tom Ford The Ultimate Bronzers Reviews, Photos, Swatches

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Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer

Gold Dust

Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust The Ultimate Bronzer ($110.00 for 0.74 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark brown with warm, red undertones and a satin finish. It had medium, buildable pigmentation that was opaque after two layers. The consistency was smooth, dense in the pan, but remained blendable on the skin and never felt like a stiff or dry powder. The more I blended out the bronzer, the more luminous the finish became–glowing but not shimmery. The bronzer wore well for nine hours before fading slightly on me.

The Ultimate Bronzer is a new take on the brand’s bronzer range–it’s supposed to be a combination of “liquid and powder technology” that results in a “silky, non-drying, buildable sultry glow” that wears for up to 10-hours. The powders are very smooth, silky, and blendable, and they sit beautifully on the skin, as they have a natural finish that never looked too shimmery or too flat. The pigmentation was more semi-opaque and buildable to opaque (or easily diffused/blended to sheerer coverage), but the texture of the powder was denser so using a more feathery brush or lighter hand could easily result in sheerer coverage, as desired. The wear ranged from nine to ten hours on me.

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Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer

Terra

Tom Ford Beauty Terra The Ultimate Bronzer ($110.00 for 0.74 oz.) is a muted, medium brown with warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. This shade had the most matte finish of the three, though there was still a natural finish to it that kept it from looking dry or flat on the skin. It had semi-opaque, buildable color payoff that applied evenly and smoothly to the skin. The powder was denser but very blendable, which made it easy to sheer out or build-up for greater coverage. It wore well for nine and a half hours on me.

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Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer
Tom Ford Beauty Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer

Bronze Age

Tom Ford Bronze Age The Ultimate Bronzer ($110.00 for 0.74 oz.) is a medium, golden brown with warm undertones and a satin sheen. It had semi-opaque, buildable pigmentation that blended out easily on bare skin. The powder was denser, very smooth to the touch, where most bronzer brushes I tried grabbed medium to semi-opaque coverage with a “normal” pressure, so if you prefer sheerer coverage, use a blush brush or a lighter hand. There was no powderiness or excess product kicked up in the pan due to the powder’s density, but it wasn’t stiff to work with, which is where these denser formulations excel. It lasted for ten hours on me before fading.

Makeup Look
On face:
  • Guerlain Lingerie de Peau Foundation
  • Laura Mercier Loose Translucent Powder
On eyes:
  • ColourPop Ringer Eyeshadow
  • ColourPop Flipper Super Shock Shadow
  • ColourPop Take a Break Eyeshadow
  • ColourPop Centerfold Eyeshadow
  • ColourPop Slim Fit Eyeshadow
  • ColourPop Fair Play Eyeshadow
  • ColourPop Secrets Eyesahdow
  • ColourPop Issues Eyesahdow
  • ColourPop Full-Zip Eyeshadow
  • Marc Jacobs Beauty Grape(vine) Highliner
On lips:
  • ColourPop Birdy Lippie Stix

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Lea Avatar

I’m finishing up one of the small ones from last summer and then I’m opening one of the new ones. I may need to start on Terra and work up to Gold Dust as I get a little color.

vivaglamdiva Avatar

I wonder why these are getting more dislikes than likes when all the reviews I’ve seen on these bronzers have been positive!

Asche Avatar

These are stunning!! Christine, do you think any of them would work well on fair skin (NW15)? I like both Gold Dust and Terra, but worry they’d be too orange on me.

Cathy Avatar

They’re all very pretty (as TF products always are) but $110.00 USD for a bronzer just does not make sense to me! There are far too many more reasonably-priced and just-as-pretty options out there for me to even consider this. Sorry, TF! I guess I’ve hit my limit with your INSANE prices…..

kenny Avatar

it says it’s .5oz, not .72 oz like the older version… so is it more expensive for less or does the new formula somehow make up for the .2ish difference?

Britney B Avatar

Christine, Hi! I was wondering if you knew the best bronzer for light skin w/ neutral sometimes pink undertones? I have at least a dozen bronzers but I can never get them to look right! I was wondering if a bronzer w/ cool undertones would work better for me? Of course I don’t want muddy or orange. I’m having the hardest time. I was looking at Tom Ford Terra…?? Please help! Sorry I know this post is old but I’ve read it more than a few times. I’d probably do better with powders even tho I have Guerlain Terracotta Bronzing Spray but can’t get it to work 🙁 So yes, a powder recommendation would be a lot of help! Thanks so much!

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