The Tom Ford Sheer Cheek Duo in Paradise Lust ($78) and Sheer Highlighting Duo in Reflects Gilt
?Sheer and Sparkly Cheek Duo? doesn?t have the same ring to it as ?Sheer Cheek Duo,? does it" Yeah, it doesn?t sound as Tom Ford-y, but these two new duos from the Tom Ford 2017 Summer Soleil collection are A LOT sparklier than I thought they?d be, and more pigmented too.
Tom Ford Sheer Cheek Duo in Paradise Lust ($78)
They may look chill on my face in these pics, but the Sheer Highlighting Duo in Reflects Gilt and Sheer Cheek Duo in Paradise Lust, which are ? you?ll wanna site down for this! ? $78 each (I KNOW), are much more pigmented than their names imply. I spent a lot of time buffing down my cheeks and cheekbones after applying the Cheek Duo and Highlighting Duo the first time because I was expecting to have to pack on layer upon layer. But that wasn?t the case.
Tom Ford Sheer Highlighting Duo in Reflects Gilt ($78)
Both Reflects Gilt and Paradise Lust feel like the $45 NARS Dual Intensity Blushes, and they look like a couple of them too. Reflects Gilt looks a little like NARS Jubilation, and Paradise Lust is similar to NARS Adoration.
That?s Paradise Lust on my cheeks and Reflects Gilt on my lids and upper cheekbones
I feel like Tom?s shimmery and glittery duos are more nuanced than the NARS blushes, and the powder particles sit closer to the skin, making them look more natural, especially outdoors in sunlight. The pearl particles are finer, but ya know what" I don?t think most makeup lovers will notice a difference in real life. You?d have to be looking really closely.
Paradise Lust on my cheeks and Reflects Gilt on my lids and upper cheekbones
Yes, the TF Duos are gorgeous, sure, but I don?t think they?re as earth-shattering as, say, the Cream Shadows from this collection (SWOON, baby, SWOON). If you?re still itching to splash some cash, I?d say go for the Highlighting Duo, because the highlighters also double as eyeshadows! I?m wearing t...