Ever feel like the odd one out? That will be me and my thoughts on the Tom Ford Blush Guilt Illuminating Cheek Colour, amongst the sea of glowing reviews.
One of two limited edition cheek colours for Summer
2013, it comes in a chubby twist up stick. I find the plastic casing
feels flimsy and do worry that it will crack, given the price (£48) I
expected something that felt a bit more robust.
In the tube its a beautiful shimmery warm pink seashell. Though I was
expecting this to be sheer I was surprised that even applying multiple
applications on my very pale skin, it imparts pretty much no colour (though it
leaves a faint sparkle which is only noticeable if you get close up).
does provide is a glossy sheen that if I apply too much can look overly shiny.
In terms of the formula, it glides on, without feeling too tacky or
slippery, and feels smooth (it applies more easily that say a NARS
multiple). The product doesn't set as such and the sheen lasts around 6 hours on my dry skin.
Swatched below on the left 9 times and then on the right 9 times again but blended over gently with a brush
Like a lot of cream products it does tend to wipe off any makeup you
may already have on you skin, so I tend to just mix it with my base and
apply together or just apply on smaller areas gently and then carefully
build up so as not to disrupt the base.
Yes this applies well and yes it does give a nice sheen to the skin, but for
me I just don't think its that special. I love illuminating products
that give radiance but I don't feel like this particularly enhances my
I bought this from selfridges.com