Legendary makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury is behind one of the most iconic beauty ranges in the world.
Having created faces for the A-list of fashion and film (including Amal Clooney’s wedding day makeup), she launched her eponymous makeup line in 2013. Now, it’s packed with award-winning, cult products for face, lips and eyes – all in very glam packaging.
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Ask any Charlotte Tilbury fan for their favourite product and the Pillow Talk lipstick or the Hollywood Flawless Filter will undoubtedly come up. But the whole range is bursting with bombshell products which we guarantee will become a makeup bag staple.
So which are the best Charlotte Tilbury products? If you’re buying a luxe new product for your wedding or honeymoon, you can’t go wrong with one of our top picks below. (Of course, you could always treat yourself to the Charlotte Tilbury advent calendar!)
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The Best Charlotte Tilbury Products
1. Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution in Pillow Talk – £25, Cult Beauty
Pillow Talk is Charlotte Tilbury’s signature lipstick colour, with one tube sold every two minutes. Fans rave about it for a reason: this tawny pink is the perfect nude. It glides on smoothly, hydrates lips and has 3D pigments that make your pout look bigger, more radiant and more youthful – all while being the easiest-to-wear matte. We can’t recommend anything better to finish a dewy, natural makeup look. Make sure you line with the Pillow Talk lipliner to help it stay on all day.
2. Charlotte Tilbury Legendary Lashes Volume 2 – £35, Amazon
Lengthen, volumise, curl, lift and separate: Legendary Lashes can do it all. This powerhouse mascara has a long-wear, smudge-proof, humidity-resistant, intense black formula that is said to increase volume by 507% with just one application. It’s a fab clump-free alternative to waterproof mascara and can save your face in a humid honeymoon destination.
3. Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter – £32, Cult Beauty
For the full Tilbury effect, use Hollywood Flawless Filter. She’s famed for creating skin that appears to glow from within and this is the secret weapon. The Hollywood Flawless Filter contains ‘airbrush polymers’ which lift your complexion, diffuse the appearance of fine lines and give your skin a mega-watt glow; it’s essentially your favourite Instagram filter in a bottle. Use under foundation in place of primer for dewy skin or use as a highlighter on the cheekbones, nose and cupid’s bow. If you’re only going to buy one Charlotte Tilbury product to deliver a huge impact to your look, this is it.
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4. Charlotte Tilbury Luxury Palette Pillow Talk – £40, Cult Beauty
Charlotte Tilbury launched a whole range based on her cult Pillow Talk lipstick and this eye palette is one of our must-haves. It features four buttery, complementary nude eyeshadows to ‘prime, enhance, smoke and pop’. From powder pink to neutral praline and shimmering copper bronze, these velvety shades create a naturally radiant eye look.
5. Charlotte Tilbury Charlotte’s Magic Cream – £64.30, Amazon
Skin that’s crying out for moisture and glow needs Charlotte Tilbury’s Magic Cream. Yes, it’s pricey (this is only for the 30ml pot) but it’s worth it if you’ve got a big event coming up. Magic Cream is a blend of oils and skin-saviour actives like hylauronic acid, vitamins C & E, BioNymph peptide, aloe vera and shea butter. It was 20 years in the making, created by Charlotte while working backstage on shoots, and transforms lacklustre skin into a luminous, healthy-looking, richly moisturised canvas for your makeup.
6. Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Finish – £35, Cult Beauty
It’s essential to set makeup and minimise shine on your wedding day: enter Airbrush Flawless Finish. It’s a micro-fine finishing powder with ‘soft focus’ nano-particles that blur fine lines and brighten skin. It doesn’t cake, is brilliantly breathable and goes on like a velvet dream. The ultimate finishing touch to your makeup look.
7. Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze and Glow – £49, Cult Beauty
Way before Kim Kardashian brought out her contour kit, Charlotte Tilbury had the Filmstar Bronze and Glow – one of the original sculpting and highlighting kits on the market. It hasn’t really been bettered: the darker bronzer gives a sunkissed glow and creates runway-worthy bone structure when used in the hollows of the cheek; the gold-toned highlight adds a subtle gleam to your favourite features. Not to mention the vintage-inspired packing is a beaut.
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8. Charlotte Tilbury Brow Lift – £22.50, Space NK
Brows are crucial to framing your face. The Brow Lift creates sculpted brows in three steps: shaping, highlighting and filling in the hairs to define your arch and mirror natural full brows. At one end is a blendable, long-lasting, creamy eyebrow pencil; at the other end is a highlighter for instant lift. Added on to the end is an eyebrow brush to comb through for a perfectly groomed look.
9. Charlotte Tilbury Instant Glow Facial Dry Sheet Mask – £27.38, Amazon
In just a 15 minute application, this dry sheet mask smoothes fine lines, lifts, tightens and hydrates for up to eight hours. Inspired by Korean beauty technology, it can be reused up to three times, and because it doesn’t have a wet formulation, there’s no drips. The best thing about ordering Charlotte Tilbury from Amazon Prime is that the products can be at your front door the very next morning. Ideal if you wake up the day before the wedding needing a skin boost!
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10. Charlotte Tilbury Wonderglow – £39, Cult Beauty
Meet the primer to end all primers. Wonderglow is designed to give a ‘candlelit finish’: (non-glittery) pearlescent particles illuminate lacklustre skin and a hefty dose of skin-quenching hylauronic acid fills and blurs imperfections. Used regularly it can even improve the tone and texture of skin long term.
11. Charlotte Tilbury Magic Foundation – £34, Cult Beauty
If you want something super-glowy, the Light Wonder foundation is fantastic; but if you’re looking for a wedding day foundation, the Magic Foundation is probably your best bet. It’s ultra-long-wear, buildable, moisturising, firming, and oil-controlling. There isn’t a skin type it doesn’t suit. It’s only semi-matte so there’s still a dewiness to it and it won’t slide or cake.
12. Charlotte Tilbury Cheek to Chic – £30, Cult Beauty
As the names suggest (The Climax, Ecstasy, Sex on Fire), this blush palette aims to recreate that flushed look when you first fall in love. The dual shades emulate a natural, luminous glow. A powder lasts longer than cream blusher so is a fantastic choice for all-day wedding makeup.
13. Charlotte Tilbury Eyes to Mesmerise – £22, Cult Beauty
Designed to be applied with your finger for a buildable wash of colour on your eyelids, Charlotte Tilbury’s whole Eyes to Mesmerise cream eye shadow range is excellent. We’re particularly in love with the rose gold shadow, packed with illuminating pigments and skin-nourishing ingredients. If you want an effortlessly easy-to-wear and apply shadow that lasts all day, choose this.
14. Charlotte Tilbury Beach Stick – £30, Harvey Nichols
Just call this summer in a stick. Beach Stick is a honeymoon essential: add a sweep to your lips and cheeks for a pop of dewy colour that will seem like you’re standing by the Santorini sunset at golden hour. The shades vary between a rosy flush and sun-kissed bronze.
15. Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Beauty Wand – £29, Space NK
All hail the holy grail of non-glittery highlighters! The cushioned pad diffuses the gel-like formula evenly across key places like cheekbones and the corner of the eyes. The Beauty Light Wand is inspired by classic film star glamour and you’ll want to keep this tube at the top of your makeup bag.
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