Charlotte Tilbury Secret Salma, Hot Emily, Miranda May Hot Lips Lipsticks Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Charlotte Tilbury Secret Salma Lipstick
Charlotte Tilbury Secret Salma Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Secret Salma Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a muted, medium rosy mauve with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had mostly opaque coverage that went on evenly and smoothly. The texture was thinner and clung, but it didn’t emphasize texture like some of the other shades have. It wore well for four hours and was neither drying nor hydrating. NARS London Clinic (LE, $27.00) is lighter (95% similar). Hourglass My One Desire (LE, $34.00) is lighter, glossier (95% similar). MAC Amorous (P, $19.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Mehr (P, $19.00) is warmer (90% similar). Maybelline Mauve It (DC, $7.49) is darker (90% similar). ColourPop Ice Cube (DC, $5.00) is cooler (90% similar). Coloured Raine Foxy Lady (P, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Bite Beauty Rhubarb (DC, $26.00) is warmer (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Kate (P, $30.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). MAC Fastplay (P, $19.00) is warmer (85% similar). Tarte Perf (LE, $20.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Lisa Eldridge Love of My Life (LE, $36.00) is less shimmery, darker, less pigmented (85% similar). NARS Haze (LE, $26.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Makeup Geek Marriage Material (P, $12.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Maybelline Yummy Plummy (P, $7.49) is lighter, glossier (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Thomas (P, $36.00) is cooler (85% similar). Jaclyn Cosmetics Mom (DC, $18.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). Huda Beauty Trophy Wife (P, $20.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). NARS Save the Queen (P, $26.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). NARS Vivien (P, $34.00) is darker, warmer, glossier (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Charlotte Tilbury Hot Emily Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a bright, medium orange-coral with warm undertones and a creamy, lightly glossy finish. It had very nearly opaque pigmentation with a smooth, creamy, and comfortable consistency that sat well on the lips. It applied evenly and lasted for four hours on me, while the formula was lightly hydrating. MAC Spill the Tea (P, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). Bobbi Brown Cabana (P, $29.00) is darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Wired (DC, $18.00) is lighter (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild What's Up, Doc? (P, $0.99) is darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Tilt (DC, $18.00) is darker (95% similar). Givenchy Mandarine Bolero (304) (P, $36.00) is darker, cooler, glossier (90% similar). Too Faced Melted Melon (P, $21.00) is lighter (90% similar). Guerlain #43 (P, $33.00) is darker, glossier (90% similar). MAC Understanding (LE, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Tarte Daiquiri (P, $21.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Tilt (DC, $22.00) is darker (90% similar). Guerlain #41 (P, $33.00) is cooler (90% similar). Cle de Peau Camellia (P, $65.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Bite Beauty Stinger (P, $24.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Estee Lauder High Level (DC, $32.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). MAC Mangrove (P, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Mandarin O (P, $22.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). YSL Orange Crepe (82) (P, $38.00) is darker, more muted, cooler (85% similar). MAC Vegas Volt (P, $19.00) is lighter (85% similar). Chanel Esquisse (227) (LE, $37.00) is lighter, cooler, glossier (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Charlotte Tilbury Miranda May Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a medium-dark pink-coral with warm undertones and a matte finish. The texture is thin but smoth, and it does feel a little clingy, though it was neither drying nor hydrating on me. The coverage was mostly opaque, not quite what I’d say is buildable (it’s pretty pigmented right out of the gate; hard to sheer it out without becoming very uneven). The color lasted for three and a half hours on me. Tom Ford Beauty To Die For (LE, $58.00) is darker (95% similar). Dior Forever Cherie (525) (P, $42.00) is lighter (95% similar). Bite Beauty #066 (P, $18.00) is lighter (95% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Lost Cherry (P, $37.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte Top Down (P, $22.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Milani I Am Happy (P, $6.99) is brighter (95% similar). ColourPop On a Stick (DC, $5.00) is cooler (90% similar). ColourPop Prince Edward (LE, $8.00) is lighter (90% similar). Chanel Eclosion (134) (P, $40.00) is darker (90% similar). ColourPop Dulcet (LE, $6.50) is darker (90% similar). Guerlain #40 (P, $33.00) is darker (90% similar). ColourPop UR Thriving (P, $10.00) is warmer, glossier (90% similar). Chanel Fleur de Lotus (830) (P, $42.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). ColourPop Buttercup (P, $8.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). ColourPop Cured (LE, $5.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Bite Beauty #068 (P, $18.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). ColourPop Oasis (LE, $7.50) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Coral Kiss (was Coachella Coral) (P, $37.00) is lighter (85% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Too Bad I'm Bad (P, $34.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Ablaze (P, $19.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA OVERVIEW | Charlotte Tilbury Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.12 oz.) has two variations–the original, Kissing, and the matte, Matte Revolution, both of which are featured in the Hot Lips collection. The Kissing formula is supposed to be pigmented and luminous, while also being hydrating, while the Matte Revolution formula is designed to be matte, buildable, hydrating, and long-wearing in a matte finish. The Kissing range is creamier, light-medium in weight, comfortable and hydrating, and average wearing (three to five hours with most shades). The Matte Revolution formula feels velvety, thinner and somewhat clingy (I find that they can sometimes emphasize the texture of my lips or highlight imperfections), wear four to six hours, and are drying to lightly hydrating. Both formulas have a sweet, vanilla scent with no discernible taste.

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Charlotte Tilbury Secret Salma Lipstick
Charlotte Tilbury Secret Salma Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Secret Salma Lipstick
Charlotte Tilbury Secret Salma Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Secret Salma Lipstick
Charlotte Tilbury Secret Salma Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Secret Salma Lipstick
Charlotte Tilbury Secret Salma Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Secret Salma Lipstick
Charlotte Tilbury Secret Salma Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Secret Salma Lipstick
Charlotte Tilbury Secret Salma Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Hot Emily Lipstick
Charlotte Tilbury Hot Emily Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Hot Emily Lipstick
Charlotte Tilbury Hot Emily Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Hot Emily Lipstick
Charlotte Tilbury Hot Emily Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Hot Emily Lipstick
Charlotte Tilbury Hot Emily Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Hot Emily Lipstick
Charlotte Tilbury Hot Emily Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Hot Emily Lipstick
Charlotte Tilbury Hot Emily Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Miranda May Lipstick
Charlotte Tilbury Miranda May Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Miranda May Lipstick
Charlotte Tilbury Miranda May Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Miranda May Lipstick
Charlotte Tilbury Miranda May Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Miranda May Lipstick
Charlotte Tilbury Miranda May Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Miranda May Lipstick
Charlotte Tilbury Miranda May Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Miranda May Lipstick
Charlotte Tilbury Miranda May Lipstick

Makeup Look
On face:
  • Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation
  • Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder
  • Marc Jacobs Beauty Kink & Kisses Air Blush
On eyes:
  • MAC Nordstrom C'est Chic Eyeshadow Palette

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Katherine T. Avatar

Oh dear, I wasn’t planning on getting anything, but…Secret Selma looks like a rare warm rosy pink that I can pull off, and it looks lovely with that rose shade from the MAC C’est Chic palette, which I also have

Kat Avatar

I have a lipstick addiction, and Charlotte Tilbury’s lipsticks started it – both the moisturizing K.I.S.S.I.N.G. line and as well the Matte Revolution. I’m hoping to see more swatches here of her recent additions. But for now, I’ve got my sight on that Miranda May shade!

Nancy T Avatar

Of course I’m instantly drawn to Secret Salma, I already own MAC Mehr and Maybelline Yummy Plummy! Also Hot Emily, Vegas Volt, and *possibly* the UD Revolution version of Streak is close enough.
That said; I am less certain of owning any Miranda May dupes. It is a really nice shade, so I’m not all that sure why it’s not rep’d in my stash. Hmmm. ?

renji anooj Avatar

wowww…. love them….I love Secret Salma….Looking very pretty on you as well…I think that’s one shade most skintones can easily pull off…what do you think…Will surely pick Secret Salma 🙂

Annie Avatar

Glad I swatched this next to MAC Mehr in Nordstrom – they looked identical to me and I already own Mehr! Glad to not feel the need to spend the extra money on this anymore! This does seem to be one of the most popular shades from this line as it seemed to be the only one my Nordstrom offered in their limited Charlotte Tilbury display and it is also part of at least one CT get-the-look kit that I know of! Not surprising Salma is one of the hottest shades!

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