I was lucky enough to be sent a few products from the latest collection from Tom Ford Beauty, The Eyes of Tom Ford Collection. This is Tom Ford’s first eyes only collection and it comes complete with a wardrobe of clutch-sized powder eye shadows, mascaras, kohl liners and a clear eyed gloss. This collection was designed to enable a women to produce subtle or dramatic looks, using luxurious tones to produce glamourous results. The whole collection is absolutely to-die-for and I have found my new favourite luxe mascara amongst the new releases.

The first thing you can’t miss about the collection is the beautiful, sleek packaging that Tom Ford Beauty is so widely recognised for, all with reflective mahogany and distinctive gold Tom Ford logos. The Private Shadows have taken this to another level, the individual shadows are so stunning and come in a travel sized compact complete with a mirror, perfect for touch-ups on the go and to take a day look to an evening look right out of your handbag.

The decadent shadows are highly-pigmented and long-wearing, they come in 30 shades and five distinct finishes. I’ve been trialing Black Onyx and Breathless from the Pailette (sparkle) finish and don’t let the term ‘sparkle’ fool you. These are glamourous and stylish shadows that emit light and almost have a wet-look finish that is very sophisticated. Breathless is the perfect colour to layer over other eyeshadows to make your eyes that much more alluring.

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Tom Ford Private Shadow in Breathless, RRP $61.00.

 The Tom Ford Eye Kohl Intense pencils are dramatic, fluid-like liners that are perfect for the inner waterline and outer lash-lines. Two new shades have been released, ‘Tourmaline’ and ‘White Smoke’. Tourmaline and Metallic Moss, which I have been using, are both perfect shades for blue eyes as the green pencil accentuates the blue to make your eyes pop. White Smoke is perfect to open up the eyes. These pencils are the perfect way to add a little bit of drama to your look.

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Tom Ford Eye Kohl Intense in White Smoke, RRP $61.00.

I think my favourite release from the collection is the mascaras (which is very hard to say as everything is so beautiful). The collection unveiled three new mascara wands, each creating a distinct look, the Shutter Lash Mascara, the Fullscreen Mascara and the Spike Lash Mascara. All formulas are smudge proof and flake proof (I’ve put them to the test) and the Spike Lash Mascara is even humidity and sweat resistant!

Whilst all create beautiful, cinematic looks, my ultimate pick of the trio is the Shutter Lash Mascara. This mascara delivers lofty lushness to lashes, with an incredibly volumising effect and I thoroughly enjoy the dual fibre brush. No need for false lashes here.

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Tom Ford Shutter Lash Mascara, RRP $80.00.

 The Eyes of Tom Ford Collection is available exclusively from Smith & Caughey’s in New Zealand.

The Eyes of Tom Ford

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