Tom Ford Lips & Boys

Tom Ford is a brand that sits pretty high up on my lust list. Their eye quads are some of the most beautiful I’ve ever seen and their lipsticks are so beautifully luxurious that I wince a little once the engraved “TF” starts to wear. Rest assured it does get worn away though, no applying from the back of the bullet going on over here!  When the Lips & Boys collection was released I made sure to swing by the launch and get a little looksie at the endearingly tiny new limited edition lipstick range.

As usual the colours are beautiful, with a rich shade and butter-like texture. Despite not being the most long lasting, they have worked their way into my daily makeup routine pretty darn fast. The difference? Whilst most top ford lipsticks are rather chunky in size, the new additions to the family are super tiny! The majority of the range has a shimmer running though and gives a beautiful plump look to the lips, however if matte lips are more your thing then there’s little of that to be found in Lips & Boys. 

I have the shades Cary (plum/nude), Xavier (deep plum) and Leonardo (deep red) and all are beautiful shades. However there is always the question of dollar per gram when we’re talking about limited edition lipsticks smaller than my child sized fingers. I did the math and (praying I get this right. Totally not a numbers girl) based on the prices on the Selfridges website, we’re looking at a 70 pence difference per gram. With regular lipsticks coming in at £12.30 per gram (£37 for three grams – yikes) Lips & Boys being £13 per gram (£26 for two grams – double YIKES). It’s not for me to say which one is worth buying (unless you’re not a fan of small glossy lipsticks), so go, swatch and let me know your thoughts.

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52 Comments

  1. 06 Jan 2015 / 8:15 am

    I really want a Tom Ford lipstick for my birthday next week but not sure what to get. Are the Lips and Boys collection all glossy? And what nudeish pink shade would you suggest?

    P.s I love your blob and videos and read/watch the moment they are uploaded!

    I have a blog too over at confessionsofcue.blogspot.com but it's not anything like yours

  2. 06 Jan 2015 / 8:26 am

    Such beautiful shades! And the packaging is just aaah <3

    Sophia // sophiebysophia.blogspot.com

  3. 06 Jan 2015 / 8:41 am

    These look lovely as always with Tom Ford! I think it would be really useful to show them on your lips as well so please demonstrate the products when doing a review next time please! x
    cherieedle.blogspot.com

  4. 06 Jan 2015 / 8:43 am

    these mini lipsticks are just so adorable! love!

    http://jeansandroses.blogspot.com

  5. 06 Jan 2015 / 9:01 am

    I've been eyeing these up even since they first started getting talking about, I'm going to London next month so I'm going to pop into Selfridges and swatch the ones i've got my eye on! x

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  6. 06 Jan 2015 / 9:31 am

    Great post! Definitely I'm going to try them! x

  7. 06 Jan 2015 / 9:37 am

    The packaging is so chic and the shades are gorgeous! I love it 🙂

    x Valerie from Valerie Randomness

  8. 06 Jan 2015 / 9:44 am

    They may be pricey but they are so gorgeous! There's so many shades I'd love to try (heart eyes emoji)

    Lauren x
    Britton Loves | Lifestyle Food Fashion Beauty – www.brittonloves.blogspot.co.uk

  9. 06 Jan 2015 / 9:57 am

    These all look so beautiful, the packaging is so luxe!
    Jodie // La Lune Song

  10. 06 Jan 2015 / 10:59 am

    Ive been so eager to try a TomFord lip colour! x

    BerrieBlogs {beauty blog}

  11. 06 Jan 2015 / 11:08 am

    Love the lipsticks 🙂

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  12. 06 Jan 2015 / 11:09 am

    These look amazing! 100% on my wish list now. Lovely post hunni

    CharlotteSamantha // www.charlottesamantha.co.uk

  13. 06 Jan 2015 / 11:34 am

    Tom Ford Lipstick is just beautiful. Need to get my hands on these before they disappear.

    Zoe Newlove | Beauty Blogger & MUA

  14. 06 Jan 2015 / 11:50 am

    They look gorgeous! Really need to save up my pennies for some Tom Ford goodies!

    the-fashion-rose.blogspot.co.uk

  15. 06 Jan 2015 / 12:20 pm

    I do love me a good Tom Ford lipstick. They've just got luxury written all over them! <3 The price is a little worrying, but sometimes I think if you're prepared to splash out for a high end lipstick you're gonna do it anyway… even though it pains you after you hand over the cash. Haha.

    XO, G from grace'd

  16. 06 Jan 2015 / 12:31 pm

    I need to finally get my hands on Tom Lipsticks, they just look beautiful! x

    BurningBlonde

  17. 06 Jan 2015 / 1:14 pm

    Amazing lipstick and color! =)

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    xoxo,
    Jessica

  18. 06 Jan 2015 / 1:25 pm

    They all look so stunning and I love the concept behind this collection!

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  19. 06 Jan 2015 / 1:29 pm

    They are so beautiful, need to try them out! xx

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  20. 06 Jan 2015 / 2:01 pm

    These look amazing especially that red color

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  21. 06 Jan 2015 / 2:10 pm

    These looks lovely and I love the packaging! xx
    http://oliviacherylx.blogspot.co.uk/

  22. 06 Jan 2015 / 2:18 pm

    So easy to carry around – so hard not to buy x.

    jeansandmacaroons.blogspot.com

  23. 06 Jan 2015 / 2:20 pm

    The more I look at these, the more I want them all! x

    FARFROMPERFECTIONXO

  24. 06 Jan 2015 / 2:29 pm

    This looks so pretty and I really want to try this brand.

    Jackie | fashionxfairytale | bloglovin' |

  25. 06 Jan 2015 / 2:34 pm

    That packaging though… amazing!

    Megan xo
    Thumbelina Lillie | UK Beauty & Fashion Blog

  26. 06 Jan 2015 / 2:48 pm

    Too cute but too expensive!

    Emma & The Beauty Blog

  27. 06 Jan 2015 / 3:06 pm

    So pretty and cute but that price per gram is crazy!
    Jen
    www.tartanbrunette.co.uk

  28. 06 Jan 2015 / 3:59 pm

    Beautiful♥ xx
    Bianka
    http://ruhamania.blogspot.hu/

  29. 06 Jan 2015 / 4:03 pm

    Oh how I wish I could justify spending so much on a lipstick, sigh xx

    http://www.ameliasaysthis.blogspot.com

  30. 06 Jan 2015 / 4:29 pm

    Their packaging is gorgeous, let alone the colours x

    pintsizedbeauty.blogspot.co.uk

  31. 06 Jan 2015 / 5:04 pm

    My cousin adores Tom Ford lipsticks and I completely understand why after reading this post! Gorgeous!

    www.porthelen.blogspot.co.uk

  32. 06 Jan 2015 / 6:43 pm

    "…I wince a little once the engraved "TF" starts to wear" <—- so true, I do the same thing when it comes to expensive lipsticks!!! They're almost too beautiful to use…

    xx Alyson
    The Beauty Vanity

  33. 06 Jan 2015 / 6:48 pm

    I remember seeing you vlog about when you got these so it's nice to see your in depth review too! I really want to treat myself to a Tom Ford lipstick with some of my Christmas money but I haven't yet found that perfect color because there are just so many to choose from haha. I also think it was super helpful that you broke down the price–definitely something to think about!
    Amber | Lovely Notions

  34. 06 Jan 2015 / 7:09 pm

    The photos are beautiful and those Tom Ford lipsticks even more!!

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  35. 06 Jan 2015 / 8:08 pm

    I've always wanted a Tom Form lipstick or their perfume but I cant bring myself to spending that much on one item. Eeeee.

  36. 06 Jan 2015 / 9:02 pm

    I think I might just need the entire collection! x
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  37. 06 Jan 2015 / 9:04 pm

    These are gorgeous! x

    Blog | Marjorie

  38. 06 Jan 2015 / 11:31 pm

    really need to invest in a Tom Ford lipstick they look lush!

    rebekahmaryx.blogspot.co.uk

  39. 06 Jan 2015 / 11:56 pm

    TF's stuff has always been on my luxe list. Definitely on my "to-buy" list. Until next year!

    Tiff | AMtoPM

  40. 07 Jan 2015 / 1:31 am

    TF is always on my list to buy or even try. They don't have a counter in my area. It's probably best for my wallet.

  41. 07 Jan 2015 / 4:21 am

    Gorgeous colors, love his whole aesthetic.

    www.littleredbook-thatshaute.blogspot.com

  42. 07 Jan 2015 / 4:26 am

    Minis are always so irresistible!
    One day these lipsticks will be in my possession.

    Beth. x

    Sometimes The Stars

  43. 07 Jan 2015 / 9:08 am

    Hiya I love reading your blog it's one of my faves!! i wanted to add some constructive criticism just about the font colour- I don't know if you've changed it recently but a darker font would be so much easier to read! x

  44. 07 Jan 2015 / 7:57 pm

    I looove that berry shade!

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  45. 07 Jan 2015 / 11:39 pm

    I am just so in love with these bad boys! 🙂 great shades!

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  46. 08 Jan 2015 / 5:03 am

    I love Tom Ford but these lipsticks def fall into the eye candy look. The shades are gorgeous but they don't look super unique beyond the UBER sleek and sexy packaging.

    Btw. I recently discovered your channel and blog and congrats on making the shift to full time beauty life!

    www.chelseythornton.com

  47. 08 Jan 2015 / 4:06 pm

    I already saw them in one of your videos, they look amazing! I'm almost getting sad I'm not a lipstick-girl. Maybe I should reconsider…

  48. 09 Jan 2015 / 11:18 pm

    Mmmmm….soooo gorgeous!))
    xo
    Stacy

    http://tastyrumors.blogspot.com/

  49. 13 Jan 2015 / 11:12 pm

    They do look gorgeous, but man are they pricing! Would be such a treat to buy one of these though!

    Cass | CassandraMyee

  50. 14 Jan 2015 / 6:18 pm

    *swoon* These are SO beautiful! Every time that you mention these I put a dollar or two away to save up for one, haha 🙂

    Beautyosaurus Lex

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