Beauty

My First Charlotte Tilbury Purchase

When I saw the launch of the new Hot Lips collection from Charlotte Tilbury, I knew (at least) one of them had to be mine. I spent hours searching through swatches of each colour, and my initial choice was actually Nude Kate (available previously on the site). However, I realised that I wanted something bolder and a bit more of a risk, rather than always going for a safer option.

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Enter: Miranda May.

This colour is described as a ‘Luminous Modern-Matte Lipstick’ in a ‘fresh, pinky coral’ colour. I’m also sceptical when it comes to ‘matte’ finishes on lipsticks, as the ‘retro matte’ finish from MAC dries my lips out so much I never reach for the shades I have in this formula anymore (I’m still grieving over this).

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I’m glad I took a gamble, though, as this lipstick is literally incredible, and it’s now my go-to colour to wear on a night out, to perk me up or to wear every. damn. day.

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LOOK AT IT.

Purchasing this product then encouraged me to purchase my second Charlotte Tilbury product, the Lip Cheat Lip Liner in ‘Pillowtalk’. I over-line my lips with this (so easy to do and doesn’t make you look like you’re a three-year-old who got in your mum’s make up bag) and then apply Miranda May all over.

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The formula isn’t drying, it lasts forever and it looks incredible against a pale skin tone. It’s not too pink and not too orange, it’s just right (Goldilocks would be proud).

I can’t express how much I love this lip colour, all I can say is, if you’re blonde and verging on the pale side, this colour is for you.

Next up, I either want Secret Salma and The Golden Goddess Palette. C’monnnn lottery win!

Thanks for reading,
S x

2 Comments

  1. Laura

    September 17, 2016 at 9:43 am

    I loved reading this because I’m such a big fan of Charlotte’s eye and lip ranges. Sorry to be an enabler but I have the Golden Goddess palette and it’s absolutely gorgeous, I use it every single day! I am brunette and my favourite lippy is Bond Girl for this time of year. Have you noticed that they smell insanely good too?

    Laura xx | Loved By Laura

    1. Sophie

      September 20, 2016 at 3:39 pm

      I’ve heard the golden goddess palette is amazing so I’m very jealous. Is the colour payout good? Have you tried Red Carpet Red? I’ve heard its a universally good red for everyone xxx

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