I Just Tried a Full Face of Charlotte Tilbury—These Products Are Worth Buying

If there is one makeup brand that appeals to just about anyone and everyone, it's Charlotte Tilbury. It's one of those makeup brands that have hit the sweet spot where they appeal to both 20-somethings and 50-somethings. From those of us who love a barely there, natural makeup look to those who go full red carpet glam for evening occasions, Tilbury has us captivated with her versatile products and lust-worthy packaging that we all want in our makeup bags.


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We've all seen the ultra-glam campaigns with none other than Kate Moss, Jourdan Dunn, Twiggy, Lily James, and now Bella Hadid, who has recently joined the brand's band of beauty muses. And if you haven't, you've no doubt seen several reviews of Charlotte Tilbury's makeup on TikTok and Instagram. (I'm looking at you, Beauty Light Wands.) As such, many of the brand's products have reached sell-out status and are particularly hard to get your hands on. And we all know that when you've had your eye on something and can't get hold of it, it only makes you want it more. That said, we now live in a world where we're inundated with product reviews on our social feeds, and it can be hard to know when a beauty product is actually worth it.


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So to find out which Charlotte Tilbury makeup is truly deserving of its hype, I decided I'd try some of the brand's best-selling makeup products myself, and I have thoughts. I've listed my edit of favourites below—let's see if you agree. 

The Best Charlotte Tilbury Makeup Products

1. Invisible UV Flawless Poreless Primer SPF 50

2. Hollywood Flawless Filter

3. Charlotte's Beautiful Skin Foundation

4. Beautiful Skin Radiant Concealer

5. Hollywood Contour Wand

6. Matte Beauty Blush Wand

7. Beauty Light Wand

8. Airbrush Flawless Finish Powder

9. Brow Cheat

10. Cheek to Chic Blusher

11. Luxury Palette in Pillow Talk

12. Luxury Palette in The Sophisticate

13. Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes Mascara 

14. Matte Revolution Lipstick in Pillow Talk Original

15. Matte Revolution Lipstick in Pillow Talk Medium

16. Lip Cheat in Pillow Talk

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Eleanor Vousden
Beauty Editor, Who What Wear UK

Eleanor Vousden is the beauty editor for Who What Wear UK. She was previously deputy editor at Hairdressers Journal, health writer at Woman & Home and junior beauty editor at beauty website Powder. She has also contributed to Wallpaper and Elle Collections with written and styling work.

Working as a beauty journalist since 2015 after graduating in fashion journalism at the London College of Fashion, she has been highly commended at the BSME Talent Awards for her work on Powder and also contributed to the title winning Website of the Year at the PPA Awards.

Eleanor’s journalistic focus is to provide readers with honest and helpful beauty content. Through words, video and live broadcast, she has interviewed several celebrity makeup artists, hairstylists and top dermatologists throughout her career, as well as celebrities such as Sarah Jessica Parker and Scarlett Johansson. She has a particular interest in finding solutions for acne and eczema, which she has experienced firsthand. She has also amassed a large collection of fragrances and can never say no to a new candle.

When she’s not writing or testing the latest beauty product or treatments, she’s on the seafront in her hometown of Brighton and Hove, where she lives with her partner and her miniature dachshund.