I was lucky enough to be at the annual CEW awards lunch on Friday, and when Charlotte Tilbury won two awards (Best New Brand - Prestige and overall Best British Brand) the cheering was insanely loud in the room. It's fairly safe to assume that they were incredibly popular wins! I have really liked everything I've tried from the brand and thought it was time to show off some of the lip products, as I realised I've only written about eye products up until now.
I love the rose-gold packaging of the lipsticks, it screams old-school glamour, and the contents are even better:
|L-R: Walk of Shame, Red Carpet Red and Very Victoria|
The texture, for a matte, is incredibly silky, and they're not as full-on opaque as you would expect - it feels like these have a gel base, and the finish is hugely flattering on the lips, you don't get that heavy, powdery feeling like you can with some matte lipsticks that amp up the pigment at the expense of emollients and turn your lips into rags by the end of the day. These textures are light, and you can barely feel them on your lips. I like that the coverage is buildable, too. Lets face it not every day is a bright lip day, much as you might want it to be.
|Walk of Shame|
|Red Carpet Red|
|Top to bottom - my bare lips, Walk of Shame, Red Carpet Red and Very Victoria|
Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution lipsticks are incredibly well-named, as it's not a texture I've ever come across in a matte lipstick before, and they're all the more amazing for that. They cost £23, and are available at Selfridges and online at CharlotteTilbury.com
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