Sneak Peek: Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipsticks Photos & Swatches

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick
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The Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.12 oz.) range is finally available in the U.S. after being released overseas for sometime. Here’s a preview, and as always, there are full reviews to come! 🙂


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Victoria Avatar

I thought that said Gastonberry. I will get that lipstick and sing “No one wears lipstick like Gaston~” I like that lipstick now. Lipstick of the year for me: Gastonberry.

Christina Avatar

I am so happy you are going to review these. I’ve been on the fence on Glastonberry and Very Victoria. What strikes me is how sheer they look in your swatches. I wouldn’t expect that from a matte lipstick. Nevertheless, I patiently await your review!

Katherine T. Avatar

Skip for me. The pigment here looks very dull, and the formula looks a little dry, might be ok if you put a lip balm on top and like your lippies to be on sheerer side. I like the swatches of the the new Bobbi Brown lipsticks a lot more, and also hard to beat Maybelline Creamy Mattes for formula and price.

Barbara Avatar

I have had Glastonberry for some time and it’s one of my very favorite purple-based reds and one of the better performing dark mattes I have come across. Although, it looks MUCH lighter on you than on me.

Now I’m thinking about checking out Very Victoria, it looks really nice!

Nancy T Avatar

Glastonbury and Red Carpet Red speak to me…and loudly! I did notice, however, that MANY shades here appear very, very dry and uneven. That said, I’ll just wait and see how these review before getting any.

Rachael Avatar

People criticize Kat Von D for naming her lipstick underage red but Lost Cherry and Walk of Shame, G Spot, Orgasm, 69, are all trashy names. Pretty colors, trashy names.

BonnieBBon Avatar

Yes Rachel!!!! What you said! I’ve noticed that too. I don’t know why some companies skate on by while others catch flak for names. It’s a big ‘ol double standard.

ashley Avatar

I was wondering if you were going to review these! I picked up Love Liberty right when Beautylish released them and it’s absolutely gorgeous, imo. I get compliments whenever I wear it, so it just might be my go-to fall shade this season. Per their suggestion I bought the matching lip liner in ‘Crazy in Love’ as well, but I didn’t find it to be anything spectacular.

Deidre Avatar

They all look beautiful on you Christine. I have 3 of them and Amazing Grace and Bond Girl definitely do not look as nice on me as they do on you. I think I have way too much pigment in my lips so that it changes the color of the lipstick on me so they don’t flatter my fair pink skintone. Very Victoria on me looks decent so I do wear it. I am now stuck with 2 lipsticks i will never wear.

ashley Avatar

I feel your pain. I love having pigmented lips but it can definitely be a hassle. Have you tried something like ‘Lip Erase’ from MAC? Such a simple product that was really a game changer for me because it allows me to get the true color of any lipstick (and it’s a balm formula so it wont dry out your lips). Can’t live without it now.

Deidre Avatar

I am glad someone understands what I am going through as it is such a pain to buy such a nice color and have it not appear the same on. No, I haven’t Ashley but thanks for the suggestion. I will have to check it out the next time I am at The Bay as they have a MAC counter.

Cat Avatar

Every time I see these, I wonder how she gets away with calling them “Matte Revolution Lipstick”. Is it only because she’s put her name in front of it? If so, I need to come out with something like… “Cat’s Ambient Lighting Powder”. Or, better yet, “Cat’s Météorites Illuminating Powder Pearls”.

If she’d called them “Charlotte Tilbury Revolutionary Matte Lipstick”, I wouldn’t be bothered by the name. I wonder how Wende and Urban Decay feel about it.

Nancy T Avatar

That thought occurred to me too. I see it as a direct copyright infringement against UD and Wende! But, perhaps UD didn’t CR that term fir their lipstick line? And that just wouldn’t make any kind of sense though. It’s disrespectful towards UD!

Cat Avatar

It’s comforting to know I’m not the only one bothered by the name. =) If you do a Google search for “Matte Revolution Lipstick”, CT is first in the results and she’s paid for that #1 placement.

When CT first announced she was coming out with a line of cosmetics, I was excited to see what she would come up with. I even purchased one of her quads during the first week or two of their release. Now? I see that she doesn’t seem to have a real identity (or so it seems) and merely copies things (and names, apparently) from other well-established, successful brands. It’s really had an impact on how I view her entire line.

Cat Avatar

I’m kicking myself for not researching this first. I always try to research before opening my mouth. Ugh.

Urban Decay did launch their line of Revolution Lipsticks before CT, though. Those launched in July of 2013. Matte Revolution seems like a natural extension of that line. CT has had the K.I.S.S.I.N.G lipsticks and could have gone with a play on words, calling them K.I.S.S.I.N.G Matt lipsticks. That, of course, would have been closer to something from The Balm line.

Kayle Avatar

Glastonberry and Birkin Brown are lovely in the tube, but they look super patchy (not good at that price point)! Not to mention they look more like a satin than a matte and the colors are pretty easily dupable. I won’t be losing sleep over these, haha.

Beti Avatar

Not sure why they look that sheer on your lips but on me I get full on pigment with one swipe. I’ve been using these since we got a preview release in June and I love all the shades that I have, I have Very Victoria, Amazing Grace, Love Liberty, Sexy Sienna, Bond Girl and Glastonberry.

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