Tom Ford Traceless Foundation Stick Shade Swatches

And so begins the first in a series of swatches gathered from my bountiful Thanksgiving trip to San Francisco last week…first up, the Tom Ford Traceless Foundation Stick, thoroughly reviewed HERE
The warm and generous Joachim (a Tom Ford specialist) and the Beauty Professor commiserating together at the Tom Ford counter at Neiman Marcus, Union Square!
I am still extremely  pleased with the medium to full coverage, impeccable satin finish and stalwart lasting power of this foundation…what a treat to discover!  I hope you find these swatches (all taken in the indoor lighting of Neiman Marcus Union Square) useful; please don’t hesitate to comment or email me your questions…
xo, 
–The Beauty Professor

Swatches on the horizon…Tom Ford Ultra Shine Glosses, Tom Ford Blushes and Tom Ford Traceless Liquid Foundation!

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  • Unknown Reply

    I'm not normally a fan of stick foundations but I'm liking the shades of this one – and being Tom Ford, I bet it applies like a dream!

    http://www.freshlookbeautyblog.com

    November 28, 2012 at 9:24 am
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      It is amazing indeed…highly recommended, Hannah!

      xoxo,

      –The Beauty Professor

      November 29, 2012 at 1:14 am
  • Unknown Reply

    Awesome swatches…but I wonder, are those all the darker tones? Other than that, great variety.

    jezzdallasmakeup.blogspot.com

    November 28, 2012 at 5:56 pm
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Hi Jezz,

      Thanks for your question…because it was dusk outside, all of these shots were taken in indoor light, hence the darkness…I will make sure to add my flash shots, which might give a better depiction of how light they truly are!

      xo,

      –The Beauty Professor

      November 29, 2012 at 1:15 am
  • Lydia Reply

    I've never been keen on the idea of a stick foundation but I absolutely have to try this! Hitting up my local Tom Ford counter on pay day this weekend 🙂

    November 28, 2012 at 7:33 pm
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Lydia,

      I think you would love this…let me know what you think after this weekend!!!

      xo,

      –The Beauty Professor

      November 29, 2012 at 1:16 am
  • Sharina Reply

    Lovely swatches of the collection! Heading over to the full review now!

    ♥,
    Shari

    November 28, 2012 at 7:57 pm
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Thanks, Sharina! Hope you enjoyed the review and let me know if you have any questions…always happy to help ; )

      xoxo,

      –The Beauty Professor

      November 29, 2012 at 1:16 am
  • Sasha | Crows' Feet, Cupcakes, and Cellulite Reply

    Sounds like a fantastic foundation! Awesome review 😉 xx

    December 4, 2012 at 3:09 am
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Hello Sasha…so good to hear from you!

      This is one of my favorite foundation formulas, hands down!

      Hope all is well…xoxo,

      –The Beauty Professor

      December 4, 2012 at 6:33 am
  • E Lim Reply

    I really love your blog for you really tell us what is the best one to buy out. I am looking for a foundation that could match my skin and I think this is the one I need. I'll grab one of this.

    December 4, 2012 at 12:53 pm
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Thank you, E!! This foundation is definitely in my top three and is always in my purse. Hope you find a great match…let me know what you think!

      xoxo,

      –The Beauty Professor

      December 5, 2012 at 7:53 pm
  • Bengaltiger Reply

    Love your blog! Does NM at SC Plaza carry Tom Ford makeup?

    December 7, 2012 at 2:50 am
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Thanks so much for stopping by, Bengaltiger!!

      In response to your question, unfortunately, no! The Neiman Marcus in Beverly Hills (on Wilshire) is the only store in the OC/LA area that carries the full line. Nordstrom at SCP does, however, carry the lip color (lipstick only), nail polishes and fragrance!

      Take care and have a wonderful weekend!

      xoxo,

      –The Beauty Professor

      December 7, 2012 at 5:29 am
  • Rola Reply

    Joachim is great, isn't he! While getting the wrong colors last year, he helped match me to Fawn for the exchange. I love the color for me. Also, I really like stick foundations for touch ups and travel.

    January 13, 2013 at 6:39 pm
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Hello Rola,

      Joachim is fantastic!! I had such a wonderful time with him…he is so warm and extremely knowledgable. That is so cool that, despite our different locations, we've interacted with the same TF specialist…small world indeed! So glad you found a shade that you love…this stick is amazing!

      Have a lovely week…xoxo,

      –The Beauty Professor

      January 14, 2013 at 5:00 am
    • Anonymous Reply

      Hi! I'm looking for a lighter color wo a red undertone. Wondered if 05 Natural in a stick would be close? I also have sensitive skin and need a foundation that doesn't clog pours but does offer coverage. Any suggestions?

      May 24, 2016 at 1:47 pm
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Hi Anon,

      Natural has no red undertones…it is definitely a yellow-olive beige shade for light-medium skin tones. Hope that helps!

      xx

      –The Beauty Professor

      July 27, 2016 at 9:03 pm
  • Unknown Reply

    I got this after wanting it for a very long time and I was NOT disappointed…. It is just fantastic!

    February 5, 2013 at 3:13 pm
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Excellent, Tina…so very happy that you love it as much as I do ; )

      Thanks for stopping by…have a lovely rest of the week,

      –The Beauty Professor

      February 6, 2013 at 1:04 am
  • JH Reply

    Hi!! Do you know what the closest match is to Lancome photo luminescence in Bisque 1 (N)? I really want to try this product but don't live near a counter so I have to order online. Or is there a way to order samples to see the colors?

    January 31, 2014 at 9:10 am
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Hello JH,

      So sorry but I don't…I haven't used the Lancome Photo Luminescence formula so I don't want to lead you astray. I suggest calling a Tom Ford counter at your closest Neiman Marcus and see if they might be able to send you a samples ; )

      Hope that helps!

      –The Beauty Professor

      February 2, 2014 at 5:36 am

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