Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher Review & Swatches

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Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher

Pillow Talk Intense

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Intense Cheek to Chic Blusher ($40.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark, rusty copper with fine, golden pearl throughout that gave it a more satiny sheen applied to skin.

The texture was smooth, silky, and thin without being prone to darkening on my skin or becoming difficult to blend out, so this also made it a formula that was easier to build up if that application method was desired. I would describe it as having more semi-opaque, buildable coverage, though. It applied evenly, blended out with ease, and stayed on well for eight and a half hours on me before fading noticeably.

It’s important that brands expand their shade ranges beyond just complexion products (hello, bronzers!), but I’d say this is more like “Pillow Talk Medium” and that there’s another shade out there that should be labeled Intense. If one concentrates their brush on the outer ring, it can get deeper, but the interior (highlighting) shade lightened up the overall color significantly.

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Christine Mielke is the editor-in-chief and has been reviewing products for over 14 years.

She has normal-to-dry skin with occasional dryness on cheeks and nose. She has a light plus skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones (view her foundation matches here).

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Love the rich rosy bronze look of this! It’s gorgeous! I’m now going to have a hard time choosing between this and CoverFX Warm Honey, though. I love both.

Ooooh this is pretty! Not too many dupes either, or at last not permanent ones. Glad she’s at least expanding the shade range to medium tones, but this is probably still too light for darker skin tones

As I have said before, CT plans on running the Pillow Talk train until it derails. Love that this did review well and most of this new launch performs well. This is a lovely blush and one I would check out. I think it would look better on my daughter though and my closest CT counter is in Seattle which is a full days drive away. I will have to think about whether I want to chance it online.

I love this and I love Charlotte Tilbury. However, to talk myself out of this, I already have Cover FX Warm Honey and I have Dior Charnelle which while not listed as a dupe looks close when I put the swatches side by side. I am on a budget this year and I can only wear so much blush!

I have the OG pillow talk blush and really like it. Going to have to see in person but I really like this for blush. I also like the Kissing Intense that came out with this line. Again, have to see in person.

Looks like CT is going to do the same with PT that UD did with Naked.

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