Purchased by me
Tom Ford Beauty Lip Lacquer in Pink Lust (Limited Edition) is a beautiful lip gloss from the Summer 2013 Collection, and it really is a beautiful pink.
Tom Ford's opulent lip accessory: a clear gloss that lacquers lips with precious pulverized pearls, creating a reflective shine and a lavishly soft feel. Use on bare lips for a polished, sophisticated look or layer over Tom Ford lip color for a deeply sexy sheen.
As a girl with an unmitigated penchant for pink lip gloss I had to have Pink Lust. It is a really pretty light pink. The color has a chameleon-like quality in that it modulates from a peach-kissed pink to a cooler pink as the light dances across the surface. It is a pearl-rich formula just on the verge of a frost, but rather than being perceived as a glitter-bomb it is a beautifully twinkling gloss with a prismatic quality. The color itself is not terribly unique, and it is actually quite sheer on the lips, but it is beautiful nonetheless. The formula is richly hydrating and completely non-sticky, and provides thin comfortable coverage. The wear-time is considerably diminished because of the consistency, but it feels so great on the lips that you probably won't mind reapplying it.That said, the short wear-time and need for reapplication may not comport to your idea of a cost-effective, albeit gorgeous, lipgloss. At $30.00 for a .050 oz tube, it isn't the best price to product ratio, but that's hardly a deterrent for Tom Ford fans. I'm very happy with my purchase, but I can say with certainly that it won't take me too much time to get through this tube.
While Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman are sold out online there are probably still a few to be found in some of the physical stores, but as of this morning Pink Lust has reappeared on the Saks Fifth Avenue website with a "pre-order" status and an expected ship date of June 4.
Overall assessment: I'm very happy with my purchase, but if you are on a tight budget this is definitely not a must-have. It is gorgeous, but the color is not unique. The formula is magnificent, but part and parcel with this magnificence is a short wear-time, and that will not make this tube very long-lasting.
0.5 fl. oz./15 ml $30.00 Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue & Bergdorf Goodman (unaffiliated links provided for your convenience). Stock images from Neiman Marcus.