|Above: The pure luxury of the Tom Ford insignia.|
Earlier this month, the Tom Ford Beauty Fall 2013 Collection arrived to immediate demand for cosmetic aficionados everywhere. Although I adore the line, the array of gorgeous eye shadow trios that sent shock waves though the makeup community simply were not calling my name. The same could not be said, however, for the palest Tom Ford lip color to grace the earth...Vanilla Suede! Upon swatching this golden pink, beige-tinged wonder, I knew it had to join my menagerie of nude lip color. Less opaque than the other Tom Ford lip color options, the semi-sheer nature of this lippy actually makes the uber-pale shade easier to embrace. It brightens up the face without whiting out the lips while single-handedly earning the venerable title of being the lightest lip color I currently own...the mind reels!
Kindly scroll on for product images, swatches, my video review and the Bottom Line...
|Above: Vanilla Suede is now, once again, a part of the permanent collection!|
|Above: Vanilla Suede contains a baby pink micro-shimmer that warms up pale beige shade, making it infinitely more wearable.|
|Above: My Tom Ford precious pales...Nude Vanille and Vanilla Suede,|
One cannot help but compare Nude Vanille and Vanilla Suede...despite the fact that they are two of the palest nudes I own, their undertone and pigmentation are strikingly different. The very fair Nude Vanille appears positively bright salmon pink in contrast to the subtle, semi-sheer Vanilla Suede, which is more true whitish beige in nature. Whereas Nude Vanille is a pure cream formula, Vanilla Suede contains a baby pink micro-shimmer that adds radiant and glowing dimension to the lips.
|Above: Nude Vanille and Vanilla Suede swatched side-by-side in natural daylight. Additional comparison swatches of my favorite pale Tom Ford lip lipsticks can be found HERE!|
|Above: Last look...Vanilla Suede.|
Good things coming up on Beauty Professor in the coming days...a recap of my Neiman Marcus event, a video review of Givenchy Teint Couture Foundation, a video featuring a new, super-effective strategy for applying liquid liner, compliments of dear friend and Le Metier de Beaute Director of Color, Mikey Castillo and swatches and face charts for the latest Le Metier de Beaute Kaleidoscopes. Oh...and I am also working on my latest installment of Office Hours for good measure...xoxo!
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