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There are two new shades of the rather fabulous Tom Ford Shade and Illuminate for 2019 and I am really very pleased about it! The new shade 0.5 is literally perfect for my pale skin and I am in love. There’s also a new darker shade. I have all the details and swatches here.
So until now, I have used Intensity 1 in Shade and Illuminate pretty much everyday. I absolutely love it but it can be a little yellow for my skin tone which means I have to carefully blend, and then balance it out with a cooler-toned bronzer over the top. Earlier in the week I was introduced to Intensity 0.5 and it’s amazing for me. Yay!
See it applied in this video:
Tom Ford Shade and Illuminate 2019 New Shade Swatches
Here are the swatches of new shades Intensity 0.5 and Intensity 3:
The light shade in the compacts is the same across all the intensities, I believe. It is a gorgeous sheer and softly glossy texture that gives the skin a stunning natural looking glow.
Tom Ford Shade and Illuminate Features
In case you haven’t come across Shade and Illuminate before, I thought I’d recap what it’s all about:
- Designed to make sculpting and contouring simple
- Super sheer light shade brightens and lifts
- Dark shade defines and contours
- Available in shades 0.5, 1, 2 and 3
This is such a brilliant product, so it’s great news that the shade range has been expanded. Shade 3 is much deeper than the previous shades, so more people with darker skin tones should be able to use this.
Intensity 0.5 is great for paler skins. It is lovely and cool-toned and creates the loveliest natural looking shadow. And this is the wonderful Francesco, one of TF’s pro artists and also Education Manager for UK and Ireland. He created this makeup look for me.
You can find the new Tom Ford Shade and Illuminate 2019 shades – Intensity 0.5 and 3 – HERE now.
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