Monday, 20 February 2017

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipsticks review

Legend has it that there's nothing more instagrammable than a Charlotte Tilbury lipstick, legend would be correct. 


At Christmas my best friend got my a set of three mini Charlotte Tilbury lipsticks; it was a perfect gift because it meant i got three shades to choose from rather than just one and having never tried them before i didn't yet have a go to shade. After trying these out i instantly fell in love, with the formula, colours and well.. that packaging.. 
The mini set included the shades very Victoria, Red carpet red and Amazing grace, they're pictured in my what i got for Christmas post which you can view here

Out of the three shades my favourite was amazing grace, in the pictures it looks a lot deeper than it is but its actually quite a muted pink that still manages to brighten your complexion. I feel like amazing grace is a good middle ground between a deep nude and a pink, its not too pink but its pink enough.. are we on the same page? 


I didn't yet have my really "go to" day time shade but after trying the minis amazing grace was that perfect all-round shade, so i took the plunge and got the full size. 
I say took the plunge and i mean took the plunge, at £24 a Charlotte tilbury lipstick isn't just something you pick up casually; i see this as both a treat and an investment - a treat because obviously this is a beautiful thing to have but an investment because i really love the shade and the formula, this is going to be something i reach for every morning over all my others. 


Ever since i started wearing lipsticks i've been committed to liquid lipsticks and as much as i love the intense colour and matte finish sometimes they just get a bit much; somedays you're prepared for that all day long liquid lipstick maintenance but other days you want a quick application and comfortable wear. 
I feel really like this is just the perfect formula, even though this isn't a liquid lipstick you still get a beautiful matte finish that is still somehow soft and nowhere near drying. I'm no longer wondering constantly about what state my lipstick is in, i don't have to think about flaking or drying, i can apply this straight from the bullet and know i have a highly pigmented matte lipstick on without the downsides of a liquid lipstick. 

I only have a few traditional "stick" lipsticks and they've all been pretty lacking when it comes to longevity, but i was pleasantly surprised when i first wore the shade "red carpet red" on Christmas day. If you're going to put a lipstick to the test is there a better way than putting it through a whole Christmas dinner? Although this doesn't have the staying power of a liquid lipstick, for a regular lipstick this has really good staying power and the fact that its so comfortable to wear i'd pick this over a liquid lipstick any day. 


I am absolutely in love with my collection of Charlotte Tilbury lipsticks, although i do still have liquid lipstick days its hard to resist such a creamy comfortable matte formula. 
Do you own any Charlotte Tilbury lipsticks? - Maria x

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14 comments

  1. The packaging of charlotte tilbury products is to die for - looks like a gorgeous shade too!

    Lucy | Forever September

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    1. I think she makes the best packaging around, its so luxurious! x

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  2. No, but I sure want one!
    That's the most beautiful shade wow

    xo,
    ThatSoMonica♡ | @m.onica

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    1. hahaha i think they're on everyones wish list! Its the perfect shade for me x

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  3. Your pictures are literally so dreamy. I'm a sucker for a good matte lipstick and amazing graze sounds just lovely.
    Lea, xx
    www.asnippetoflife.com

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    1. aw thank you so much lovely, same and its so nice to have a matte lipstick that isn't a load of work to wear! x

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  4. Amazing Grace is my absolute FAVE Charlotte Tilbury lipstick and my most-worn! :D

    Rachel | Beauty and the Bird

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    1. yay lipstick twins! Its such a good go to shade x

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  5. These look amazing! I just added them to my wishlist!! You have some really great photos!! and you posts is really well written! Love it!!

    Much Love,
    Cassie | zombiegoddessbeauty.com

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    1. aw thank you so much for reading, they really are the most beautiful lipsticks! x

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  6. These look so amazing! I don't have any Charlotte Tilbury lipsticks but they're definitely on my wishlist! I think I've been caught up in the liquid lipsticks craziness and I forgot that "stick" lipsticks could be amazing too x

    Alina | http://alinasirbu.uk

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    1. Thats literally what i was like as well, i kind of got into the thought that i just had to use liquid lipsticks but it so isn't the case, i'd use these everyday! x

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  7. I'm debating whether to get one... I think I'd go for a more nude one if I did but I'm not sure.
    Xx www.lifeinkateish.wordpress.com

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    1. They're so lovely, i'd recommend going to a counter so you can see them all, that way you know exactly what you're getting and the staff can help you pick! x

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