A very Happy Valentine’s Day from Tom and I

Posted by Lipglossiping On February - 14 - 2011

*cue Barry White* duh duh duh duh duh… duh duh duh duhduh…

Give it up, ain’t no use… I can’t help myself if I wanted to…

I’m hung up, no doubt… I’m so in love with you, for me there’s no way out…

Cause deeper and deeper, In love with you, I’m falling…

I’m gonna love you, love you, love you just a little more, baby…

I’m gonna need you, need you, need you every day…

I’m gonna want you, want you, want you in every way, yeah…

Phew!

So, I got my first Tom Ford lipstick the other day.  I figured that Valentine’s Day was almost here and that you need to love yourself before you can love others right?

So… me and Tom.  Tom and I… it’s an expensive relationship.  Some men are just like that.

I picked up Pure Pink… I hovered for an indecent amount of time over Smoke Red but in the end, figured that I have some really lovely reds already.  What I don’t have is a pink that’s going to make me long for Summer.  I do now!

Pure Pink is a bright POP of colour on my lips, somehow it stops short of looking like one of my Mum’s fuchsia lipsticks from the 80s.  Thank god right?  That would have been an expensive alternative to vintage Constance Carroll by Christ!

It’s creamy but firm with a subtle shimmer and a hue that makes my teeth look whiter than they really are.  It doesn’t feather and fades evenly.  Not moisturising but comfortable.

It’s lovely.  It’s not £35 lovely of course… I haven’t taken complete leave of my senses.  But if you’re as daft to spend £35 on a lipstick as I was, then I hope you thoroughly enjoy it as much as I am too!

Tom Ford Private Blend Lip Color in Pure Pink is priced at £35 and available online and on counter.

Happy Valentine’s Day beautiful people, love your lipsticks especially hard today xxx


22 Responses to “A very Happy Valentine’s Day from Tom and I”

  1. Sophie says:

    That colour is absolutely beautiful!! im trying to prevent myself from splurging out £35 on a Tom Ford lippy but then you go and tease me with this wonder :P xx

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  2. Paris B says:

    That is such a beautiful colour! I have a Tom Ford in Morrocan Rouge and its a beauty – perhaps try it next time you decide to take leave of your senses? ;)

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  3. sarah Bee says:

    utterly gorgeous

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  4. What a stunning color! :D

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  5. em x says:

    Beautiful colour, looks great on you but £35!!!!
    em x

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  6. That color looks PERFECT on you! And such a fabulous texture too. Ah… but I’m not a big enough lipstick fan to dish out so much for it.

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  7. sugar sugar says:

    Lovely colour! Looks gorgeous on you. :3 Happy valentines too!

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  8. You look fabulous! Happy <3 day. =)

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  9. babyinacorner says:

    i got this as an xmas present and I love it much! you can wear it in winter too as its kinda of glamourous – its the lipstick i always wanted to wear as a child dreaming of being Marilyn Monroe or something!

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  10. Tass says:

    Haha for a second when reading the title, I thought Tom was your husband’s name!

    If I had £35 to spend on this lipstick, I wouldn’t be able to use it. I would just coo over how lush it is xxx

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  11. gio says:

    That’s a gorgeous color! Too bad it’s so pricey!

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  12. Nicoline says:

    I liked your post:). And I really like the colour. It suits you well.

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  13. tiptoe shortbread says:

    eh wow wow and more wow…..loooove this….wish I’d suggested it as my valentines present…..think this is stunning on you and miles nicer than some of the reds but still as striking and beautiful……

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  14. redtiger21 says:

    The colour’s not for me, but Happy Valentines Day!

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  15. Kylie says:

    this may be the most gorgeous pink I’ve ever seen.

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  16. Rae says:

    LOL, <3 the review (and the shade looks great)! Happy Valentine's Day, Charlotte.

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  17. Emily says:

    Oh it’s beautiful…. Tom Ford can wooo me anyday :)

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  18. Tina says:

    You’re looking all the more beautiful lately!!!
    Happy Valentine’s day girl!:)

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  19. Michelle says:

    Awww yeah, Barry White plus a gorgeous berry lipstick, the stuff of which Valentine’s Day is made.

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  20. Lillian says:

    Wow that colour is stunning! Looks beautiful on you :)

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  21. Phyrra says:

    God that is a GORGEOUS lippy!

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  22. stacie says:

    OMG That is the most perfect pink ever. It suits you perfectly too. I love a pop of pink on paler skins xoxox

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