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TOM FORD Lip Color – Black Orchid

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Lips, LIPSTICK, NC20, TOM FORD, Yishan | by — April 18, 2011

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Brand: Tom Ford
Range: Lip Color
Shade: Black Orchid
Swatched by yours truly: akisa

  • Read my previous review of Tom Ford Lipsticks here.
  • Black Orchid an intense wine shade that’s high maintenance, so I recommend using with a lip brush an lip primer such as Elizabeth Arden Advanced Lip Fix Cream instead of lip balm.
  • Without lip primer, I found it slippery and sank into lip lines which is common in many deep wine lipstick shades out there.
  • Click here to view other Tom Ford lipstick swatches.
  • Verdict: Recommended for those who have minimal lip lines, or those that prefer a softer wine lipstick shade.
Attempt #1 – On Clarins Extra Firming Lip & Contour Balm.
It slipped around a lot, didn’t cover evenly & tendency to sink into lip lines.
Attempt #2 – On Elizabeth Arden Advanced Lip Fix Cream
No slip, and blended effortlessly into the lip surface.  Turns into a soft wine shade once blended.

This product was sent for consideration.

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  1. […] I chose to do a long lasting tutorial, as many dark lipsticks often sink into my lip lines or leave a patchy finish once worn off.  Alternatively, you could also use pencil only (I’d go lighter with MAC Lip Pencil “Currant”), a liquid stain (YSL Glossy Stain “Violet Edition”) or if you don’t have issues with lip lines you could go with lipstick only (Tom Ford “Black Orchid”). […]

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