Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Cheek Palette Review & Swatches

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Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette

Pillow Talk Medium-Deep

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep Beautifying Face Palette ($75.00 for 0.35 oz.) required a particularly heavy-handed approach to really get through the stiffer textures used throughout the palette. They seemed like a hybrid, gel-powder based formula, but the textures were stiffer than that, really needing to be pushed and swirled to get coverage. For those who prefer sheerer coverage, it should be workable, as the shades remained blendable on skin, which was where texture mattered the most.

Ingredients

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Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #1 Soft Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #1 Soft Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #1 Soft Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #1 Soft Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #1 Soft Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #1 Soft Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #1 Soft Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #1 Soft Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #1 Soft Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #1 Soft Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #1 Soft Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #1 Soft Blush

Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #1

Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #1 is a brighter, medium coral with warm, more orange-leaning undertones paired with a satin finish.

Nearly opaque pigmentation, buildable
Moderately-dense, firmer texture (harder to pick up evenly)
Applied evenly, blended out well despite consistency in pan
Long-wearing (8.5 hours)

Ingredients

MICA, DIMETHICONE, SILICA, PHENYL TRIMETHICONE, SORBITAN ISOSTEARATE, PEG-12 DIMETHICONE, POLYSORBATE 20, GLYCERIN, HYDROGENATED LECITHIN, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, GELLAN GUM, CALCIUM CHLORIDE, SODIUM CITRATE, XANTHAN GUM, TOCOPHEROL, [+/- TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), CARMINE (CI 75470), RED 30 LAKE (CI 73360)].

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

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Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #2 Super Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #2 Super Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #2 Super Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #2 Super Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #2 Super Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #2 Super Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #2 Super Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #2 Super Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #2 Super Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #2 Super Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #2 Super Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #2 Super Glow

Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #2

Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #2 is a medium peach with warmer, more golden undertones and a sparkling, metallic sheen.

Semi-sheer, buildable pigmentation
Denser, stiffer texture was hard to pick up
Once product picked up, applied evenly and blended out well
Long-wearing (8 hours)

Ingredients

CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE, MICA, NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/DICAPRATE, DIMETHICONE, PEG-12 DIMETHICONE, SORBITAN ISOSTEARATE, DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, GLYCERIN, POLYSORBATE 60, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, GELLAN GUM, CALCIUM CHLORIDE, HYDROGENATED LECITHIN, SODIUM CITRATE, XANTHAN GUM, TOCOPHEROL, [+/- TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491), CARMINE (CI 75470)].

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

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Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #3 Multi-Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #3 Multi-Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #3 Multi-Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #3 Multi-Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #3 Multi-Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #3 Multi-Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #3 Multi-Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #3 Multi-Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #3 Multi-Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #3 Multi-Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #3 Multi-Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #3 Multi-Glow

Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #3

Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #3 is a medium pink-coral base with lighter, more peachy-gold shimmer and sparkle throughout.

Opaque color coverage
Smooth, moderately-dense texture but not as stiff as the blushes
Applied evenly and blended out well
Long-wearing (8 hours)

Ingredients

MICA, CETEARYL ETHYLHEXANOATE, HDI/TRIMETHYLOL HEXYLLACTONE CROSSPOLYMER, GLYCERIN, POLYSORBATE 20, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, SQUALANE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE, CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN) EXTRACT, OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATE, XANTHAN GUM, SILICA, DICALCIUM PHOSPHATE, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, TOCOPHEROL, [+/- TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492), CARMINE (CI 75470)].

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

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Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #4 Super Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #4 Super Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #4 Super Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #4 Super Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #4 Super Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #4 Super Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #4 Super Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #4 Super Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #4 Super Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #4 Super Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #4 Super Blush
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #4 Super Blush

Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #4

Pillow Talk Medium-Deep #4 is a vivid, medium red with warmer undertones and a satin sheen.

Nearly opaque pigmentation, buildable
Moderately-dense, firmer texture (harder to pick up evenly)
Applied evenly, blended out well despite consistency in pan
Long-wearing (8.5 hours)

Ingredients

MICA, DIMETHICONE, SILICA, PHENYL TRIMETHICONE, SORBITAN ISOSTEARATE, PEG-12 DIMETHICONE, POLYSORBATE 20, GLYCERIN, HYDROGENATED LECITHIN, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, GELLAN GUM, CALCIUM CHLORIDE, SODIUM CITRATE, XANTHAN GUM, TOCOPHEROL, [+/- TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), CARMINE (CI 75470), RED 30 LAKE (CI 73360)].

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

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Tracey E Avatar

Hi Genevieve, shades 2 and 3 are highlighters meant to give a glow, so they won’t be as pigmented as the blush shades. I don’t get the same level of pigmentation from the blushes that Christine has, so the look can be softer and more even across the four shades on light skintone.

Tracey E Avatar

I bought this palette to have different blush shades than I own from CT. The formula of the blush shades is stiff, so I marvel at the level of pigmentation that you drew out, Christine, especially shade #4. I went through a number of brushes (goat hair, goat/synthetic mix, synthetic) before finding that synthetic worked best for me to bring out the shade and build on it. The complaints against these palettes is that the blush shades aren’t pigmented but it’s the type of brush used that is the issue. I liked this palette so much that I purchased the lighter one as well. They should be marketed as warm and cool palettes vs fair/light and medium/tan.

Tracey E Avatar

Hi, I used a Bobbi Brown Blush brush and a Bobbi Brown Eye Blender brush. I think the formula softens with use. Today, I tried both palettes with these synthetic or synthetic-mixed (Smith) brushes and they worked well: a Sephora Concealer #57 brush (it beautifully polishes the shades into the skin, especially the highlighters), a MAC 127 duo fiber brush, and old MAC 129SE brush, and Smith Wedge Brush 157 and Smith Face Quill 154. Right now, I could use any synthetic brush and it would work with the palette but I started with a dense synthetic brush. Hope it helps!

Jane Avatar

The highlight ones make your cheeks look like shimmery Christmas ornaments. I like, like, like! They are lovely on you! I would never consider buying this due to the price, but your application makes me want to really think twice.

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