Tom Ford Courchevel Soleil Glow Stick Review & Swatches


Courchevel (04)

Tom Ford Beauty Courchevel (04) Highlighter & Blush Glow Stick features a soft, coppery highlighter and a richer, plummy blush. The highlighter had so-so coverage, while the blush was more pigmented. Both shades applied evenly, blended out without issue, and had nine-hour wear.

Courchevel (Highlighter)

Courchevel (Highlighter) is a light-medium, rosy copper with a shimmering, luminous finish. It had medium coverage that was buildable to semi-opaque coverage at most, but it would be ideal for someone who prefers sheer to medium coverage. It had a smooth, emollient consistency that was balm-like–lightly wet but not too slippery–that sat well on bare skin as well as layered on top of foundation. I didn’t have any issues with the product lifting up base products when applied with fingertips or brushes.

While the product doesn’t dry down–so it’s not transfer-resistant in the least–it had excellent wear with slight fading appearing around the nine-hour mark but still a fair amount of product visible (without patchiness) after 12 hours of wear.

Courchevel (Blush)

Courchevel (Blush) is a deeper, slightly muted, plum with subtle, cool undertones and warmer, golden pearl. It had good pigmentation in a single layer, which could easily be sheered out or built up for greater coverage depending on one’s preferences. The texture was creamy, emollient, and had a fair amount of slip, but I was impressed at how well it applied over bare skin as well as on top of foundation and base products.

It had a strong, dewy finish as it did not dry down, so it was moist to the touch and would transfer if rubbed or pressed (don’t try on clothes with this on!). The color applied evenly and yielded a dewy finish that lasted well for nine hours (started to appear slightly faded) but was still quite strong after 12 hours of wear (like 85% of color left without patchiness).