FOTD: It’s Tom Ford, Baby!

If you asked me what the most luxurious makeup I’ve used a year ago, I would enthusiastically tell you, it’s Chanel and Dior. But ever since Tom Ford cosmetics came into the market, it has knocked Chanel and Dior off their woolly socks in terms of high-end, luxe-to-the-max makeup.

When I first received a Tom Ford eyeshadow quad palette in the mail, I literally gasped when I took it out of the box. And I stroked it like it was something precious (it was). If you know me well, you will know that it’s very difficult for me to break into makeup so pretty. I mean, just look at the makeup I have still yet to touch! :P

Tom Fod Eye Quad and Ultra Shine Lip Gloss

Proof that I have finally used this

Still, this palette beckons me to use it. And I finally did. When my fingers and brushes finally broke the still, even powders, I was in love.

FOTD It's Tom Ford Baby

The Eye Colored Quad in Silvered Topaz is what I’d call a neutral palette. It has a charcoal grey shade (shimmer), taupe (shimmer), gold (glitter) and a dark chocolate (matte). With these shades and types of eyeshadows, it’s a very versatile palette that you can pull day and evening looks with. It’s definitely a work-friendly palette to use.

FOTD It's Tom Ford Baby

The taupe, charcoal and matte dark brown are beautiful to use. They are finely-milled, highly pigmented powder that goes on smoothly on the lids without any fallout. Personally I’m not a fan of the glittery gold. I found it slightly gritty to the touch. The rest are just gorgeous.

Tom Ford Ultra Shine Lip Gloss on Lips

The Ultra Shine Lip Gloss in Rose Crush is a very glossy, creamy light coral.

FOTD It's Tom Ford Baby

So this is what I might look like with coloured lenses. It’s not, by the way. Just my reflection from the window :P

Face: Lunasol Water Gel Foundation, LuView Crystal Mineral Pact, Guerlain Meteorites in Teint Rose, SANA Make Essence Concealer
Eyes: Urban Decay Primer Potion, Tom Ford Eye Colored Quad in Silvered Topaz, Face of Australia Impact Curl Extreme Volume & Curl mascara, Australis Extender Lash & Brow
Cheeks: Lancome Blush Subtil Rose in Rose Melba
Lips: Tom Ford Ultra Shine Lip Gloss in Rose Crush

Tom Ford eyeshadow quad palettes retail at AU$100 each, and the lip gloss AU$60. Pricey but if you asked me if I will purchase one for myself, my answer is a resounding yes. I have spent quite a fair bit on Chanel cosmetics, and although Chanel does beautiful makeup too, the quality of their eyeshadows aren’t as good as Tom Ford’s. Plus, *ahem* there isn’t much eye candy to go with Chanel. I mean, have you looked at Tom Ford? :P

FOTD It's Tom Ford Baby

If you are looking at treating yourself to something luxurious, I highly suggest you check out Tom Ford ;)

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  1. xin

    love your eye do! slightly smokish yet neutral, goes quite well with the rather nude lips too :D haven’t got a chance to take a look at TF makeup, hopefully will have a chance to check out at a place near msia ;)
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    1. Tine

      Xin: Thanks lovely. The makeup is gorgeous. In terms of colours, I wouldn’t say that they’re very colourful. Tom Ford tends to stick to neutrals or dark greens and plums. Very autumn-y colours. If you do get the chance to check it out, I highly recommend the lipsticks. They are gorgeous!

  2. Lily

    I want!!!!!!!!!!!
    You look gorgeous =D
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    1. Tine

      Lily: Awwww thanks Lily :D

  3. Paris B

    LOVE the last shot. LOVE the look you did. LOVE how the shadow looks on you! :D I’m still on the fence about Tom Ford makeup but granted, I haven’t actually seen them in person yet. I’m a little wary about all these terribly high end makeup brands because I come down very hard on them and then I’m not sure if they really live up to the hype. Still, I’ll bide my time and wait till they come in… then I’ll decide :)
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    1. Tine

      Paris B: Aww thanks *blush*. So camwhore-y, right? :P Tsk tsk, I’m a real vainpot. Hee hee! :P

      Some will say that the TF colours are quite boring; it’s mostly neutrals and autumn-y colours. I think they’re beautiful. I do hope you get the chance to check it out soon. Heard it’s launching in Singapore soon! :)

  4. Nikki

    Tine, you’re one HAWT Sexy girl especially on your black and white photo!!! Whyyy you should wear these type of makeup more often! *winks* :D
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    1. Tine

      Nikki: Awwwwwww go on :P :P

  5. VNikol

    You can tell just by looking at the pics that his line is of a higher quality. The colors look great on you too! Lucky lady receiving that, his stuff is definitely not cheap. Looks worth it tho!
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    1. Tine

      VNikol: Oh don’t think I’m not thanking my lucky stars for receiving that, because I am! :P :P Such class and luxury, the packaging and products do not disappoint ;)

  6. beetrice

    I have this nagging suspicion I’m gonna come back from Melbourne with a whole lot more than I bargained for… :P Gorgeous colours though, will have to test them out when I’m there!
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    1. Tine

      Beetrice: Oooh you’ll get to check it out when you’re here. You’ll get to check out the fragrances too. Ooozes sex appeal, I tell ya. Something for the *ahem* boy too, maybe? ;)

  7. plue

    loving the look you created. a little sultry a little smokey, just nice, perfect for day wear and can amp it up easily for night. gorgeous darling Tine!
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    1. plue

      oh ya, by any chance did you slim down? i think your jaw/chin is slimmer? XD
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    2. Tine

      Plue: It’s a very wearable palette, very easy to bring it from day to night :)

      PS: And no, I did not lose weight or slim down. It’s just clever angles of photography just so I don’t look fat ;)

  8. Jyoan

    It’s coming to Singapore. Soon.

    Looks really nice on you! Looks like something anyone can pull off. =D
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    1. Tine

      Jyoan: Woohoo! :D
      Aww thanks Jyoan. Yep, anybody can definitely pull this look off :)

  9. Raylene Barton

    Tien you look beautiful in these pics! Tom ford definitely suits You xoxo

    1. Tine

      Raylene: Oh most definitely! Now if only my wallet can match him, then I’ll be a very happy camper :D

  10. Idaira

    Fiuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu fiuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu this look really suits you!!! I love everything! eyes, cheeks, lips! you look natural but perfect at time! loving it!
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    1. Tine

      Idaira: Awww aren’t you sweet Idaira? Thanks lovely :) xx

      1. Idaira

        Like a marshmallow :p
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  11. Yukiko

    You’re gorgeous!!

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    1. Tine

      Yukiko: Thanks Yukiko! :)

  12. Tina @ BeautyToast

    Awesome
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    1. Tine

      Tina: Thanks Tina.

  13. gio

    You look gorgeous, Tine!
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    1. Tine

      Gio: Aww thanks Gio! :D

  14. Vonvon

    Nice look!

    I have Sahara Haze and I still have yet to use it, not even for swatches.
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    1. Tine

      Vonvon: Oooh break into it NOW! :P

  15. rinnah

    I am loving the look of that lip gloss! Damn, why didn’t I look at more stuff before I left HK? :P

    You look hawt and effortlessly gorgeous, Tine! By far this is the look I’m liking best on you. :D
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    1. Tine

      Rinnah: Aww thanks Rinnah. It’s the camera ;)
      When I first saw the lipgloss, the colour looked pretty meh on the tube. But when it’s applied on the lips…beautiful! :)

  16. Sabine

    First off, you look gor-geous :D! I love the idea of a palette you can use day or night – the colours look beautiful. I can easily see treating myself to some Tom Ford!
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    1. Tine

      Sabine: Thanks Sabine :) Oh you should so treat yourself to one. Do try out their lipsticks. Screams of class and luxe :P

  17. lyn

    The eyeshadows look really lovely on you! I can’t wait to test out a few TF items when I get to Sydney. I did swatch a couple of lipsticks 2 years ago and they didn’t have the other makeup products available at that time.

    By the way, I’m really into Lunasol these days. How do you like their foundation?
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    1. Tine

      Lyn: Thanks Lyn. Oooh when are you off to Sydney? TF is available only at David Jones, though I’d let you know :)

      The water gel foundation is lovely. Packed with silicones though, in case that might be a problem for you. Applies beautifully and lasts long.

  18. Syen

    Oh my. SooOoOooo preeeetttyyy! =)

    1. Tine

      Syen: I know, right? Too preeeeeetttyyy!

      PS: Err I meant the eyeshadow palette. You meant that, right? :P

  19. Lilpil

    I love the last photo of you Tine you gorgeous thing!

    Love the eye look you created as well. I have to get on using my Sahara Haze palette more but need to de-smoke it for work.

    1. Tine

      Lilpil: Thanks darling :) The Sahara Haze palette is gorgeous!

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