Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze & Glow |

Charlotte Tilbury Bronze and Glow

Charlotte Tilbury Bronze and Glow

Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze & Glow | £49 | Link

I have lusted after Charlotte Tilbury's Filmstar Bronze and Glow for as long as I can remember. The endless positive reviews and the rose gold packaging made me want this compact even more, but at £49, was it worth the hype and price? Fortunately, I received this as part of Tea Party With Alice giveaway and as soon as I opened it, I knew that it was love. 

This contouring palette is a sculpting and highlighting duo that defines and adds glow to your complexion. At first, I was sceptical about the 'one shade suits all' as my skin tone doesn't usually suit many contouring shades, however I was pleasantly surprised. Even though I was told that the sculpting shade is matte, it has in fact got a slight shimmer and even though this didn't phase me (as glitter usually would), it did feel a little weird going out my usual 'contour shades have to be matte' comfort zone. The sculpt shade is cool toned, not too orange nor brown, perfect for creating chiselled cheekbones. I use my Real Techniques Cheek Brush to define my cheekbones, then I lightly dust it over my temples and down my jawline. The one thing I thought stood out about this duo is how fool-proof it is to use. You never feel like you're got OTT with your contour, however it still remains buildable for when you want a more chiselled, bronzy look. 

If you read my recent post on my favourite highlighters, then you would have seen that the highlighting shade has already been featured on my blog. Even though this highlighter has a lot of shimmer, I definitely find this to be one of my most subtle highlighting shades. The soft, golden toned shade gives your skin a glow and brightens your complexion, whilst remaining understated for an everyday look.   

Overall, this has quickly taken pride of place in my make up collection and I reckon it'll remain my top contouring product for a while. 

Have you tried any Charlotte Tilbury products? What are your favourites?


  1. I really wish I was into highlighters a little more. This sounds lovely.


  2. This product looks gorgeous and the packaging is pure love but I think it's going to take a lot for me to part with £50(!), even if it gives me chiseled cheekbones!

    Chantel Dione | fashion, beauty, music & life


  3. I have never tried any charlotte tilbury products but this looks amazing!! even the packaging is just gorgeous. I would def pick this up x


  4. Its amazing....And great review too! but the pallette costs too much for us((

    http://whynotdragon.blogspot.com/ (is it a tradition to post links to blogs or I just cant get something in this world?)

  5. I was also lucky to get this for Christmas otherwise I dunno if I could have ever splurged on it. It's such a luxurious palette though isn't it? I love the natural shades and that highlighter is stunning x

    Beauty with charm

  6. This looks soo gorgeous, the shades are lovely. Ill have to give it a try! Although it is a little expensive. xx

    Amy | The Perks of Being Amy

  7. This looks so gorgeous, the shades are beautiful! It is a little expensive though!! xx

    Amy | www.perksofbeingamy.co.uk

  8. It looks gorgeous - Charlotte Tilbury packaging is amazing x


  9. I NEED THIS so badly, just not the £50 price tag

    Hayley @ Tea Party Beauty

  10. I want this so badly its just so expensive! looks so gorgeous! x


  11. I just bought the Golden Goddess eyeshadow quad from CT and the packaging is certainly very beautiful... I can't help feeling that I'm paying for the packaging as much as for the makeup though. I have heard rave reviews of this one so I'm glad to hear that it's worth the investment x

  12. Your pictures look so crisp and clear! Love the angles too. Sadly, I am quite bad at contouring and have a lot to learn. Maybe you could do a contouring tutorial for contouring-virgins such as myself?

    Thank you for leaving your blog link on my Twitter @lnohara95 !

    Much love,

    Lauren Nicole O'Hara

    Lifestyle Blogger


  13. You take such beautiful blog pictures. This looks like a beautiful product by Charlotte Tilbury, i've not really seen many of her products before! Rebecca || Rebecca Marie | UK Lifestyle Blog

    Instagram | Bloglovin | Pinterest xxx

  14. The Bronze and Glow looks so stunning, I really want to pick this up. I love the fact that the contouring shade isn’t too orange as that’s what I always worry about. Fab review :)

    Charlee XO | CharmedCharlee

  15. That's incredible that you got this as part of a giveaway! I've been eyeing this up too - it's so beautiful! I love the packaging!


  16. I sooooo want to try basically all of Charlotte Tilbury's products!! This one looks ahhmaaazing! It is pretty pricey though so I'm so jel that you won it in a giveaway! Next month's pay cheque better watch out haha! xxx

  17. Ooh this looks really good! So lucky to have won it! I like how the contour shade isn't too orangey :) x


  18. Everytime I read a bronzers review I always feel like running to the store and buying one haha! This one looks gorgeous <3

    She Will Be

  19. This is so beautiful, but £49?!!!!! That price is crazy! x


  20. Oh my gosh, this is so beautiful and going on my wishlist right now!! Great review x

    emily x ❤ | emilyloula

  21. I have never tried anything from Charlotte Tilbury, however this and her lipsticks are at the top of my to-buy list. I still can't get over Charlotte Tilbury packaging so sophisticated and pretty.

    Ooh La Luce | Beauty, Life, Fashion

  22. This looks soooo stunning! I'm really getting into highlighting more on a day to day basis so maybe I can justify this purchase...xx

    Magpie Jasmine

  23. I do need a contour that I can go a bit OTT with, and to be fair, it looks just stunning!

    Annabel ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

  24. I've had my eye on Charlotte Tilbury's makeup line since it came out, and I may have to splurge on this with my Birthday money! The colour looks gorgeous and the packaging is so luxurious!

    I've just followed you on Bloglovin and would love you to check out my blog :)

    - Grace's Beauty Space xo

  25. Wow it's so pretty, I would love to try this! £49 is probably more than I can justify spending though!

    Hannah | Rated In Beauty


  26. I really want to try charlotte tilbury, I might save up and invest in this!
    Hope you've had a great Thursday,
    Bethany x


    Do pop over to my blog, if you fancy of course, and tell me what you think!

  27. Oh my gorgeous.


    I have a slight Charlotte Tillbury obsession at the moment. Her stuff is SO gorgeous! <3 I've got my eye on her lippies especially, but this highlighter looks diviine! xx

    Little Miss Katy | UK Lifestyle Blog

  29. I think if I was to own anything by Charlotte Tilbury this would be the product I would go for. The packaging and everything is lovely.

    Leah @ Peaches and Smoke

  30. This looks so great! I just wish I had enough money to actually afford it :( Great post x

  31. Such a lovely review! I love the K.I.S.S.I.N.G lipsticks and I recently bought the one called Bitch Perfect. I have a review on my blog if you are looking for to invest in more Charlotte Tilbury products! :) x

    Lissy | lissyhayes.co.uk

  32. So lucky to win this! It looks beautiful. Love the fact you said it doesn't look over the top because thats what I find with some contouring sometimes and then feel like I have to tone it done. This is definitely a wish list product for me x

    han // emandhan xo

  33. This looks so pretty! I'm currently lusting after all things Charlotte Tilbury, although I'm not sure I can justify the price of it. Great review.

    Loves! Kirstie
    Kimamely Beauty

  34. Tilbury is my favourite makeup line and this is the next products I have my eye on - it's beautiful Xx

    Olivia - www.cravemorebeauty.blogspot.co.uk

  35. What an amazing prize! I have had this on my wishlist for so long now! Will have to invest soon! xx

  36. This is so beautiful, I just don't know whether I can bring myself to splash the cash.

    Coleoftheball xx

  37. So jealous, I want this! I just can't justify the price when I think about what else I could get for the same price, like a full tank of petrol ha. Damn being sensible! x



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