Liquid -Charlotte Tilbury -Light Wonder

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This worked really well for me in late winter/early spring. But now in summer it's a hot mess. I find the shade 2 I've been wearing was a great match in winter for my nw15-nw20 skin. But in the summer it's too dark and orange. Which is strange. It could be oxidizing because of the humidity. If i were to stick with it I'd need to go a shade lighter in the summer which is usually the opposite of most foundations. Overall it is a very moisturizing dewy foundation. But in the summer it just looks like pores and grease on me. Too bad. I am trying out other foundations for summer. If you are oily I'd stay away.

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Mascara -Charlotte Tilbury -Legendary Lashes

on 6/19/2018 4:29:00 PM

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Never again... I love CT make up however I was really disappointed. After using so many times just trying and trying this mascara is was too clumpy and thick. I much prefer the first 1. Number 2 is a no go! I’m let down CT😪

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Lipstick -Charlotte Tilbury -Matte Revolution Lipstick

on 6/14/2018 10:57:00 AM

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I own both Bond Girl and Pillow Talk. What a great and unique formula: a very smooth, moisturizing texture, AND still matte! I prefer matte lipsticks over any other, but I hate how some formulas dry out my lips. These lipsticks feel really nice, not drying at all, and have opaque color with one swipe. They are long lasting (but not transfer proof) and wear off in a nice, flattering way (no grainy lines or gunk in the corners of my mouth). After eating lunch, I can touch up or apply some lip balm, smooth my lips together and have a more sheer wash of color for the rest of the day.
The packaging is beautiful and luxury; it has a nice weigth to it. I like that the top is angular but not pointy, for precise application. It is expensive, but I will happily buy again since I love them so much.

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Lip Liners -Charlotte Tilbury -Lip Cheat in Pillow Talk

on 6/8/2018 12:16:00 AM

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Okay, so I bought the hype and the pencil. I thought the shade might not work for me, and I was right. On my lipline, this is what's so often described as "nude" but is, on complexions like mine (NC 15-20), orange (like MAC Spice and W&W 666). But the color isn't the only issue. I find it too creamy, which makes it difficult to apply even over my usual lip barrier (concealer pencil like MAC Chromatograph over foundation, blended, then followed by a fairly heavy application of powder--but only on the concealer with a sponge or puff--keeps anything from bleeding and makes a great surface for most liners). I have a really difficult time getting it to adhere, which is usually my last problem using this technique. The wear is also poor, obviously due to the creaminess. I haven't had much luck with CT's products, and this is another for the pile. And my last. Funny how some brands work so well for some and not at all for others, isn't it? Anyway, I'll stick with MAC pencils--they have the best texture for me, and so many shades to choose from.

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Highlighters -Charlotte Tilbury -Filmstar Bronze & Glow

on 6/7/2018 8:15:00 AM

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This applies like butter, I will give it that. The color is also great for those who are fair skinned, it looks incredibly natural. However, it has a gold sheen to it. After swiping across my forehead which is a bit large-it made my forehead reflect light (which is not something I want my bronzer/contour to do). I literally look like I have gold highlighter all over my forehead! It just doesn’t work with the shine it has to it, you can’t swipe this all over the face naturally.

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Self Tanners -Charlotte Tilbury -Overnight Bronze & Glow Mask

on 6/4/2018 2:21:00 PM

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As a fan of self-tan without the mess and risk of looking too orange, I had wanted to try this for ages. However, I wouldn’t buy again. Don’t think it’s worth the money and don’t overly like the colour it makes me, not sure what it is but possibly a bit harsh! I’ve used Clarins golden glow booster drops for years and will keep using - they make my skin look healthy and sunkissed the next day.


Tinted Moisturizer -Charlotte Tilbury -Unisex Healthy Glow Hydrating Tint

on 6/2/2018 5:14:00 AM

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This is weird voodoo magic in a bottle. I still don’t know if I like it. It’s a grey-white cream that on contact with the skins changes to a bronze, shimmery primer. Wayne Goss did a inciteful, positive review on it and even applied on camera it had a noticeable effect on his skin.

I am 40 with normal sin, nc15-20 with minor fine lines and minimal pores. The bronzing effect is verging in almost too dark for my skin tone so I wouldn’t recommend this product if you’re fairer than nc20. It does have a blurring effect and the shimmeriness dissipates and isn’t at all pronounced like a highlighter.

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Highlighters -Charlotte Tilbury -Filmstar Bronze & Glow

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This bronzer and highlighter is the stuff dreams are made of. And i dont say that lightly.

I use it all year round as its not too dark, but is great for summer as well as it doesnt get cakey on your cheeks if you want to build it up.

The same can be said for the highlight. It can be used for a nice subtle glow or for something a bit more OTT for a night out or an event. Goes great over liquid and powder - i cant recommend it enough. I have never found a better bronzer/highlight combination.

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Liquid -Charlotte Tilbury -Magic Foundation

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This foundation is really really good. The only reason I haven't given it full marks is because it is expensive and the bottle is quite small.

I use 3.5 in this brand and 4.5 for the summer and have combination skin. It provides great coverage and hides blemishes well. is easily set with a powder over the top and doesnt tend to sit in the lines on my skin either. It does need a bit of a touch up with a powder to re-matte at around hour 4 - 5 but is extremely long lasting and will not come off your skin during the day. Coverage is quite thick - but this is what I like about it.

The only other negative I have is that it is quite hard to get off your skin of an evening, so if you don't have a good skincare routine (which everyone should!) this may lead you to come up in spots. Not one for just a face wipe i am afraid!

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Eyeliner -Charlotte Tilbury -Rock'n'Kohl Veruschka Mink

on 5/25/2018 4:57:00 PM

Veruschka Mink is a great alternative to black or brown. I have NC10 skin, bright red hair, green eyes and find black pencils too harsh; most browns too red (making me look like my allergies are flaring...) or too glittery (the ever-popular MAC Teddy).

This pencil glides on like a dream, blends out/softens easily for a second or two after applying and has great pigmentation and staying power. I wear contacts and have sensitive/watery eyes and have tried loads of popular pencils. Many of them end up leaving smudge marks just under my eyebrows after a few hours of wear (especially in summer). The CT Veruschka Mink didn't transfer at all and it doesn't irritate if used on my waterline. I *do* prep my lids with either concealer or a bit of my MAC face and body and have not tried the pencil bare-lidded.

It is a bit spendy for an eyeliner pencil, but I would definitely buy this again.

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Eye Shadow -Charlotte Tilbury -Eyes to Mesmerise Cream Eyeshadow

on 5/25/2018 12:19:00 PM

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Recently purchased this in Veruschka. I'm not a typical user of pot shadows; MAC paint pots are a pain in the ass to apply IMO. I like that this one goes on smoothly (I use a brush so as not to contaminate the jar), has fantastic pigmentation (a little goes a LONG way), and doesn't crease (I prime my oily lids with a tiny bit of concealer first). The color of Veruschka is true to it's description, a gorgeous smokey oyster moss grey green, and while I love the color (it reminds me of a lovechild of MAC greensmoke and sumptuous olive) and when paired with the CT pencil Veruschka Mink, it's gorgeous -- BUT it's got a bit too much glitter/twinkle for my taste. I like more of a subdued/shimmer (like a MAC veluxe or satin finish) and this has just a wee wink too much glittery sparkle to it - for me. It would be amazing in a smoky eye look at night, but I haven't figured out a way to wear this during the day without looking too vampy. I will keep playing with it in hopes of making it work for a daytime look, and will buy it again for night looks.

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Eyeliner -Charlotte Tilbury -Rock n Kohl - Eye Cheat

on 5/20/2018 5:45:00 PM

Just bought this for the second time! I wear this on my waterline every single day! I never wear black eyeliner on my waterline as it makes my eyes look small and dull. This really brightens up my blue eyes and makes them look big and bright, and definitely more awake like it claims! It’s so creamy to apply and I love that it’s nude and is universal, flatters every skin tone. I will continue to buy this even though it’s high end because I think the price is definitely worth it. This lasts all day for me and I wear it with EVERY eye look! I have sensitive eyes too and this just glides on my waterline and causes no irritation. Love it

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Foundations -Charlotte Tilbury -Magic Foundation

on 5/17/2018 8:04:00 AM

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Well, it had to happen sooner or later - a Charlotte Tilbury product that I hate. I'm a huge CT fan, but this is a complete and absolute miss with me. I was very excited to try it because I'd heard such good things about it being great for oily skin. Unfortunately I didn't find the reviews here until after I'd bought it. I am skin type: sensitive, combination, oily T-zone with enlarged pores.

I applied it this morning having moisturised and primed as usual. I applied it with a brush (Real Techniques Expert Face Brush) following the recommendation of the lady at the CT counter, and no matter what I did I couldn't get it to apply smoothly. It built up in some areas and completely slipped off in others, and no matter what I did I couldn't get good coverage out of it. My skin is OK - a few blemishes now and then but not too bad, and I still couldn't get good, even coverage.

It's now lunchtime and it looks so bad that it's genuinely embarrassing. I'm hiding in my office, waiting for it to be the end of the day so I can go home and take it off. :( It has settled into every pore on my face and they look absolutely massive. I think it has found some I didn't know I had. It has completely worn off my nose - apart from all the bits settled into my pores, that is. My nose is a shiny beacon with dots all over it. Attractive, much! It's split, patchy and coming off on absolutely everything that touches my face.

I love Charlotte's products, so to say I am disappointed is a serious understatement. I shall be doing my best to get a refund tomorrow, I shan't be wearing it again and I absolutely can't afford to lose £30!

EDIT: 5 more hours further on, and oxidation has been added to the mix. The pale colored dots all over my nose are now orange! :(

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Highlighters -Charlotte Tilbury -Filmstar Bronze & Glow

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Gorgeous, just gorgeous.

The packaging to content, it’s all just wonderful I wish I bought it sooner.

Bronzed me up beautifully and the highlighter is a stunning shade which I also use as an eyeshadow.

Wears long and well worth the price

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Eye Shadow -Charlotte Tilbury -eyeshadow quad

on 5/13/2018 8:54:00 AM

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Got this in Dolce Vita. Have to say the colours are lovely and very pigmented. Packaging is quite meh, no brushes or anything considering the price.

The problem is that this eyeshadow literally 'melted' within about 1 hour of applying it. Never had a problem with any other eyeshadow; always use an eyeshadow primer and setting spray. As soon as I applied this is beginning creasing and smudging away until all the colours had effectively merged into one. Although its pigmented it can be very patchy too and quite hard to blend. There a much better and cheaper eyeshadow palettes.


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