There’s a new Charlotte Tilbury palette in the works – heading our way in August. It’s a little bit different to your standard bar palette in that the colours are split into four suggested groups of three built to create a single eye look each. Obviously, once it’s in your hands you can do as you please but these are expertly edited groupings.
The first is Day Eye. Now, I have to say I was pretty disappointed with the first shade as an arm swatch – there is virtually no colour and it’s pressed so tightly that you can’t get much pick up. But, it did serve as a neutraliser on my eyelid before putting the other shades on. Still, I think there could have been more to this non-shade.
Next, it’s Desk Eye and there are no problems with any of the other shades going forward in terms of quality. I love the inclusion of the burned ginger colour – hugely on trend and very flattering on any colour eye.
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In the swatch above, it’s Day Eye and Desk Eye. The sheens, by the way, are very light catchy.
Next up, it’s Date Eye, all ready for smoky, light-hit look.
And finally, Disco Eye. As the least likely person to go to a disco, this is my favourite trio – I love a dark sheeny lid and it’s all going on in this section. The middle shade has an olive cast.
I love the way the palette gets more and more glam as you go along – I’d easily wear all of the last six but my beauty heart belongs to that metallic olive shade in Disco Eye.
As far as I’m aware, the palette is £60 and launches online at CharlotteTilbury.com on the 10th August before going into stores and other on-line locations later in the month. There’s quite a bit of new product from CT – including I think the very best highlighter and the easiest contour products that I know of. I keep thinking I’ve seen the very best of these groups and then all of a sudden the concept is taken on even further in terms of quality. I’ll get it posted as soon as I can.
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