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Charlotte Tilbury Medium (4) Hollywood Flawless Filter

01/05

Charlotte Tilbury Medium (4) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Charlotte Tilbury Medium (4) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Charlotte Tilbury Medium (4) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Charlotte Tilbury Medium (4) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Charlotte Tilbury Medium (4) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Charlotte Tilbury Medium (4) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Charlotte Tilbury Medium (4) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Charlotte Tilbury Medium (4) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Charlotte Tilbury Medium (4) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Charlotte Tilbury Medium (4) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Charlotte Tilbury Medium (4) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Medium (4) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Medium (4) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Medium (4) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Medium (4) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Medium (4)

Charlotte Tilbury Medium (4) Hollywood Flawless Filter ($44.00 for 30.00 oz.) is a light-medium beige with warm, golden undertones and a luminous sheen. This was the least warm-toned shade that I’ve swatched within the formula, so I could see it being more versatile across undertones as a result. The texture was smooth, lightweight, thin, and fluid without being watery (more like a cross between water and gel), which helped it blend well with moisturizer, primer, or foundation or be spread across larger areas (like all over the face). The doe-foot applicator made getting just a touch out easier for highlighting the high points of the face, though it was less useful for getting product for mixing in.

It worked well all-over the skin for a dewier finish that paired well with buildable coverage foundation (full coverage often covered the effect too much), strategically applied to high points of the face (either before or after foundation), and as a primer to help base products go on more smoothly. As a standalone highlighter, this shade stayed on well for eight and a half hours.

Formula Overview

$44.00/1.00 oz. - $44.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be a "customizable complexion booster" that can be used as a primer, highlighter, or mixed with base products. The line includes seven shades, like a more typical foundation or concealer range, but they have sheerer coverage and fine pearl, so there is some flexibility, though for added luminosity (but not altering color) all-over, one would want to choose a shade closer to their actual skin tone.

It has a jumbo-sized, doe-foot applicator, which I preferred for spot highlighting and priming but isn't as functional for mixing in with base products (compared to a pump). I find that the lighter shades look very similar when mixed with foundation or layered under it (I'm wearing Fair mixed with my foundation here).

Browse all of our Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter swatches.

Ingredients

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Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh to Flesh Highlighting Powder

01/08

Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder

Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder

Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder

Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder

Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder

Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder

Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder

Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder

Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder

Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder

Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder

Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder

Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder

Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder

Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder

Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder

Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder

Rise

Flesh Beauty Rise Flesh to Flesh Highlighting Powder ($28.00 for 0.13 oz.) is a rich, deep gold with warm, brown undertones and a pearly sheen. It had intense color coverage in a single layer, but I felt like I could use a lighter touch and build up coverage more gradually if desired. The powder felt smooth and velvety to the touch with moderate density, light slip, and no powderiness or kick up in the pan. The highlighter applied well to bare skin and blended out with almost no effort. On me, it lasted well for eight hours before it started to fade visibly.

Formula Overview

$28.00/0.13 oz. - $215.38 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have a "smooth, cream-like" texture that yields a "natural, radiant glow." The key phrase on this one is "natural, radiant glow," as I'd describe the powder highlighter as a light to moderate highlighter with respect to shine and finish. The powders had a very smooth, velvety texture that was slightly creamy but thinner and not quite as dense, but it didn't have any powderiness or dryness either. They had semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applied evenly and blended out with little effort. They wore well for eight hours on average.

Browse all of our Flesh Beauty Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder swatches.

Ingredients

Talc, Mica, Cetearyl, Ethylhexanoate, Isononyl Isononanoate, Silica, Zinc Stearate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut Oil), Punica Granatum Extract, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Propolis Extract. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Carmine.

Rise
Rise
A

Permanent

9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total

ColourPop Double Down Super Shock Cheek Highlighter

01/06

Colour Pop Double Down Super Shock Cheek (Highlighter)

Colour Pop Double Down Super Shock Cheek (Highlighter)

Colour Pop Double Down Super Shock Cheek (Highlighter)

Colour Pop Double Down Super Shock Cheek (Highlighter)

Colour Pop Double Down Super Shock Cheek (Highlighter)

Colour Pop Double Down Super Shock Cheek (Highlighter)

Colour Pop Double Down Super Shock Cheek (Highlighter)

Colour Pop Double Down Super Shock Cheek (Highlighter)

Colour Pop Double Down Super Shock Cheek (Highlighter)

Colour Pop Double Down Super Shock Cheek (Highlighter)

Colour Pop Double Down Super Shock Cheek (Highlighter)

Colour Pop Double Down Super Shock Cheek (Highlighter)

Colour Pop Double Down Super Shock Cheek (Highlighter)
Colour Pop Double Down Super Shock Cheek (Highlighter)
Colour Pop Double Down Super Shock Cheek (Highlighter)
Colour Pop Double Down Super Shock Cheek (Highlighter)
Colour Pop Double Down Super Shock Cheek (Highlighter)
Colour Pop Double Down Super Shock Cheek (Highlighter)

Double Down

Colour Pop Double Down Super Shock Cheek Highlighter ($8.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a soft, very light gold with warm, yellow undertones and a metallic sheen. It had good pigmentation that was medium and buildable when applied with a brush and more opaque when applied with fingertips (as described). The texture felt smooth, lightly spongy, and slightly wet to the touch, which made it easy to apply and diffuse on the skin without it lifting the base or emphasizing my skin’s natural texture. This shade was one of the more reflective shades I’ve come across in the brand’s range. The color stayed on well for 10 hours on me.

Ingredients

Dimethicone, Isononyl Isononanoate, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Ethylhexyl Isononanoate, Isopropyl Myristate, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Ethylhexylglycerin, Propylene Carbonate, Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

A+

Limited Edition

10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
100%
Total
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Charlotte Tilbury Tan (5) Hollywood Flawless Filter

01/05

Charlotte Tilbury Tan (5) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Charlotte Tilbury Tan (5) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Charlotte Tilbury Tan (5) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Charlotte Tilbury Tan (5) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Charlotte Tilbury Tan (5) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Charlotte Tilbury Tan (5) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Charlotte Tilbury Tan (5) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Charlotte Tilbury Tan (5) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Charlotte Tilbury Tan (5) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Charlotte Tilbury Tan (5) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Charlotte Tilbury Tan (5) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Tan (5) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Tan (5) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Tan (5) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Tan (5) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Tan (5)

Charlotte Tilbury Tan (5) Hollywood Flawless Filter ($44.00 for 1.00 fl. oz.) is a medium yellow with a warm, golden sheen and strong, warm undertones. I’d consider the shade to be more on the “medium” to “medium-tan” side of the spectrum over “tan.” It’s a very flexible and versatile product, though, so when sheered out and spread across the skin for all-over priming or mixed in with base products, it will definitely stretch across more skin tones. It should add some warmth, though it may be far too yellow for some complexions. I wish it was a bit more neutral or slightly rosier compared to the color for greater versatility across undertones.

I’m light to light-medium, and I can get away with wearing it as a targeted highlighter, which adds slight warmth, or sheered out along the perimeter of my face for a slightly bronzed, warmed-up effect. The consistency is thin, gel-like, and smooth with a lightweight feel that spread well across my skin, mixed nicely with moisturizer and foundation, and worked well patted on top of skin (bare or with foundation) as a standalone highlighter.

It’ll be key to pick a foundation without full coverage if you want to layer this product underneath it or else the foundation will cover the majority of the effect (if using full coverage, I’d recommend mixing it in with the foundation or applying in top, as it’s still drying, and gently dabbing and blending on high points).

For me, it wore well for eight and a half hours on my cheeks as a standalone highlighter. As a primer, it helped my makeup go on more smoothly and gave the end result a dewier, more luminous finish (but not oily); it didn’t lengthen or shorten the wear (but didn’t claim to lengthen).

Formula Overview

$44.00/1.00 oz. - $44.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be a "customizable complexion booster" that can be used as a primer, highlighter, or mixed with base products. The line includes seven shades, like a more typical foundation or concealer range, but they have sheerer coverage and fine pearl, so there is some flexibility, though for added luminosity (but not altering color) all-over, one would want to choose a shade closer to their actual skin tone.

It has a jumbo-sized, doe-foot applicator, which I preferred for spot highlighting and priming but isn't as functional for mixing in with base products (compared to a pump). I find that the lighter shades look very similar when mixed with foundation or layered under it (I'm wearing Fair mixed with my foundation here).

Browse all of our Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter swatches.

Ingredients

Aqua/Water/Eau, Hydrogenated Didecene, Mica, Glycerin, Propanediol, Squalane, Cetyl Peg/Ppg-10/1 Dimethicone, Isoamyl Laurate, Hydrogenated Styrene/Isoprene Copolymer, Sodium Chloride, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Hydroxyacetophenone, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Glycosaminoglycans, Hoya Lacunosa Flower Extract, [May Contain/Peut Contenir (+/-): Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891).

Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush

01/07

Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush

Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush

Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush

Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush

Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush

Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush

Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush

Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush

Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush

Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush

Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush

Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush

Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush

Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush

Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush
Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush
Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush
Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush
Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush
Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush
Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush

Pulse

Flesh Beauty Pulse Tender Flesh Blush ($26.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium-dakr plum with warm undertones and a satin sheen. It had excellent color coverage in a single layer, though I felt like I could use less and get more buildable coverage if preferred. The texture was soft and smooth without being too softly nor too firmly pressed in the pan. There was a subtle shimmer in the pan, but it was mostly matte on my cheeks once blended out. It applied well without needing too much effort to be blended, but it could have been a little more effortless. This shade stayed on well for eight hours on me before fading a bit.

Formula Overview

$26.00/0.14 oz. - $185.71 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be "richly pigmented" with a "cream-like powder" texture that is "infused with mica pearls for a glowy, soft focus effect," though there are two finishes--matte and frost. From the shades I trialled, they were pigmented and long-wearing (eight to nine hours) with some shades blending better than others. The texture is denser and firmer without powderiness, but I wouldn't describe the ones I tried as stiff.

Browse all of our Flesh Beauty Tender Flesh Blush swatches.

Ingredients

Talc, Zinc Stearate, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Isononyl Isononanoate, Silica, Boron Nitride, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Punica Granatum Extract, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Propolis Extract, Tinoxide. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Ultramarines, Carmine, Red 6, Red 7 Lake, Red 28 Lake.

Pulse
Pulse
B+

Permanent

8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
89%
Total

Glossier Puff Cloud Paint

01/05

Glossier Puff Cloud Paint

Glossier Puff Cloud Paint

Glossier Puff Cloud Paint

Glossier Puff Cloud Paint

Glossier Puff Cloud Paint

Glossier Puff Cloud Paint

Glossier Puff Cloud Paint

Glossier Puff Cloud Paint

Glossier Puff Cloud Paint

Glossier Puff Cloud Paint

Glossier Puff Cloud Paint
Glossier Puff Cloud Paint
Glossier Puff Cloud Paint
Glossier Puff Cloud Paint
Glossier Puff Cloud Paint

Puff

Glossier Puff Cloud Paint ($18.00 for 0.33 oz.) is a soft, light-medium pink with subtle, warm undertones and a natural finish. It had sheer, buildable pigmentation–up to mostly opaque when applied in three layers–that sat beautifully on my skin. Though the blush wasn’t shimmery, it appeared to have a natural finish and let my skin shine through. I was impressed by how well the color sat on bare skin and didn’t emphasize my pores or skin texture. The consistency was lightweight, thin and airy with a watery-gel feel to the touch, which made it easy to spread and hard to overdo. It lasted nicely on my cheeks for eight hours before I noticed any fading.

Formula Overview

$18.00/0.33 oz. - $54.55 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have a "pillowy, gel-cream" texture that is "seamless, sheer, and buildable" that is designed to be applied with fingertips to the cheeks for a "healthy, flushed-from-within-glow." Their strength is in their airy, gel-like texture that's ultra-lightweight but more substantial than a runnier, watery cheek color, so I felt like it was a bit easier to spread the color onto my cheek area and get an even application of color early on. They were easy to work with on bare skin, and the texture worked well without any makeup as it sat naturally on the skin and let my natural skin texture and finish come through.

They worked fairly well over foundation but creamier foundations that don't set as well did not seem to play as well with it as some (I had great results layering the formula over Tarte's Rainforest of the Sea but less stellar results over ColourPop's No Filter Foundation). I liked application with fingertips or a stippling brush, but I tend to prefer fingertip application as it seems to allow me to cover a greater area with less possibility of disturbing my base products, though for blending more dried down color, a brush is better.

The coverage was as described--sheer and buildable--but they're going to be best suited for someone who prefers the look of a cheek stain over more opaque or pigmented color. They absolutely had a natural finish; they did not feel tacky after application, but they never looked flat or matte to me. They're buildable with the respect of getting slightly more coverage and a deeper, less watercolor-esque application with two to three layers. I preferred to build up in layers for best improvement in coverage as applying more seemed to end up with product across a larger area than more intense coverage. The blushes lasted between seven and nine hours on me.

I didn't love the packaging, because I felt like too often a small squeeze pushed out more product than necessary and often seemed to squeeze a little more out even after I had released pressure.

Browse all of our Glossier Cloud Paint swatches.

Ingredients

Aqua/Water/Eau, Cyclopentasiloxane, Methyl Trimethicone, Mica, Butylene Glycol, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Glycerin, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Sorbitan Isostearate, Pentylene Glycol, Magnesium Sulfate, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Ethylhexylglycerin, Aluminum Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA, Soluble Collagen, Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Silica, Tin Oxide. MAY CONTAIN (+/-): Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Carmine (CI 75470), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Ultramarines (CI 77007), Red 30 Lake (CI 73360), Red 7 (CI 15850).

Puff
Puff
A

Permanent

10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
97%
Total