Though I usually experiment with a lot of different makeup during fall and winter, one brand I’ve found myself reaching for over and over again has been Charlotte Tilbury. It all started with the cult favorite Filmstar Bronze & Glow, and has since become it’s own little collection within my makeup stash. This luxury brand completely stole my heart in 2017, so today I thought I’d dedicate a whole post to CT and all of the amazing products that I can’t stop wearing (and recommending).
Let’s start where it all began – Filmstar Bronze & Glow. This contouring palette went viral online a couple years ago, and there wasn’t a beauty blog in the community that wasn’t singing it’s praises. All of the hype made me take the plunge and make my first CT purchase, and I’ve never looked back. This palette is expertly made and one of the highest quality makeup products I own. The sculpting shade doesn’t run too warm so it’s perfect for contouring, and the highlighter! Sigh. It gives a gorgeous sheen to the skin that really allows you to highlight the face without being overly blinding.
To go along with contouring, I also highly recommend The Retoucher Concealer. This can be used to cover up imperfections as well as sculpt the face, all depending on which colors you go with. If you’re a fan of using creamy contour products, you can use this concealer in a darker shade to sculpt and then a light shade to highlight the high points of the face. The quality of the concealer is fantastic and it’s highly pigmented, so you’re able to cover up everything from dark under eye circles to major breakouts.
Now let’s get to the part you’ve all probably been waiting for – the Matte Revolution Lipsticks. These bad boys have become the new cult favorite as of late, with nearly every beauty blogger owning at least one shade from the collection. Having two of my own (Pillow Talk and Very Victoria), I can confidently say that these are, in fact, some of the best lipsticks I’ve ever used. They’re creamy and apply like a dream, with a matte finish that gives your lips a pillowy soft look. If you’re thinking about trying one of the lipsticks for the first time, I highly recommend Pillow Talk as a first shade. It’s a gorgeous nude pink that looks fantastic on everyone and goes great with any makeup look.
I had a bit of a struggle with Charlotte Tilbury mascaras at first. Last year, I bought the Legendary Lashes Volumising Mascara, and was sadly left underwhelmed. After reading several reviews and talking to a few makeup-obsessed friends, I decided to give CT another shot and picked up the Full Fat Lashes Mascara. I’ve been using it for the past month and I have to say, I’m surprised by how much I’ve been enjoying it. I love the way it’s been making my lashes look – nice and full, with a good amount of curl to them. Since this isn’t a waterproof mascara, it can smudge a little bit under the eye but as long as you set your under eye area with a good powder, it shouldn’t be a problem.
Charlotte Tilbury is super well known for their lipsticks, but did you know that they also have stellar lip glosses? The Lip Lustres are glosses that give your lips a glassy shine with a gorgeous wash of color. I love wearing these over top of a lipstick to give it a high gloss finish, but they’re also great worn one for a softer look. Seduction is my everyday nude shade that I tend to wear the most, but I also swear by Sweet Stiletto for days when I want to rock a glossy pink lip. The best thing about these? They are so incredibly glossy and not sticky at all. Instead, these feel very smooth and hydrating on the lips, which makes them especially perfect for this time of year.
Are you obsessed with Charlotte Tilbury as well?