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Charlotte Tilbury The Ingénue makeup look & review | #CBBLovesTilbury

Charlotte Tilbury Coachella, Love Glow review makeup look

Every makeup line asks a question. 

For some, it’s how can we help you look your best? For others, it’s who are you inside? And for more still, it’s how can we pack as much pigment as humanly possible into this eyeshadow?

The Charlotte Tilbury line asks something different. Not who are you, or even who do you want to be, but:

Who do you want to be today?

Charlotte Tilbury haul review

There’s nothing quite as pretty as a present from Charlotte Tilbury…

Charlotte The Ingenue makeup look review photos

L-R: Charlotte Tilbury Chic to Chic in Love Glow, Coachella Coral lipstick, Full Fat Lashes, Portobello Girl lip lacquer, Champagne Dreams eye pencil, Pink Venus lip cheat, Audrey eyeliner

This week, I and nine other Canadian Beauty Bloggers are helping bring Charlotte Tilbury into Canada with a splash. The line launches in Toronto as of June 22nd at Holt’s on Bloor (there’s a meet & greet with Charlotte herself this Wednesday at 6-8!), on July 6th at Holt’s Vancouver, and online with free Canadian shipping for all of June.

So, today, I’m sharing The Ingénue with you. It’s a look that’s meant to be pretty, fresh, and effortlessly gorgeous; the “cool” girl; the fresh-faced, wide-eyed stock character and the low-maintenance It girl who plays her… you know, the girl we all wish we were but that nobody–aside from Blake Lively and Kate Bosworth, probably–actually is.

Charlotte Tilbury makeup look review photos swatches

Charlotte Tilbury makeup look

Charlotte Tilbury The Ingenue

The Ingénue

The Ingenue focuses on that electric coral lip, so I started with the skin and eyes to keep the suspense going.

I started off with just a bit of homemade tinted moisturizer — the tiniest amount of Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer ($48 USD), which I am completely obsessed with, plus a bit of Bioderma Sensibio Tolerance+ and Odacité Ca+C serum. Then, I filled my brows in just a touch with some Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Brow Colour ($21 USD) and prepped my lids.

Charlotte Tilbury Champagne Diamonds swatch review The Audrey

The eyes for this look are just the Charlotte Tilbury Colour Chameleon in Champagne Diamonds ($27 USD), which is a total glitterbomb, paired with the Audrey Classic Eye Powder Pencil ($22 USD), which is gorgeously velvety and blendable — it’s just a brown liner, but I think it wowed me more than anything else here!

Then, a quick coat of Full Fat Lashes Mascara in Glossy Black ($29 USD), the line’s #2 bestseller — it’s right up there with the Filmstar Bronze & Glow and Charlotte’s Magic Cream.

Charlotte Tilbury The Ingenue makeup look review

The cheeks are Cheek to Chic Swish & Pop Blusher in Love Glow ($40 USD), which I really liked — the whole “swish and pop” thing really appeals to me, because it’s such a subtle way to add definition to the cheeks. (You “swish” the outer ring up the cheekbone, then “pop” the inner shade on the apples of the cheeks.)

Then, for the lips, I went a little crazy and layered all three of the included lip products on at once: first, Charlotte’s Lip Cheat Lip Liner in Pink Venus ($22 USD) (I’m not a huge fan of those velvety-waterproof lip liner formulas, and this one was no exception), then, a quick coat of the super-pretty K.I.S.S.I.N.G. Lipstick in Coachella Coral ($32 USD), and finally, a touch of Charlotte’s Lip Lustre in Portobello Girl ($22 USD).

Charlotte Tilbury swatch Coachella Coral, Portobello girl

Charlotte Tilbury The Ingénue lip

The finished look is loose and summery, but despite the fact that I look nothing like your stereotypical blonde, skinny Hollywood ingenue, it was still really easy to make the look “mine.” I really loved running around as THE INGENUE, small caps, enter stage right, and I loved the fact that Charlotte’s line really emphasizes the mercurial nature of personality — the fact that sometimes, you’re more glamour muse, and others, you’re more uptown girl.

Today, I was the ingenue. Tomorrow… who knows?

Charlotte Tilbury review makeup look

Charlotte Tilbury The Ingénue makeup look 

Get the Look

Charlotte Tilbury:

Colour Chameleon Eyeshadow Pencil in Champagne Diamonds ($27 USD)

The Classic Eye Powder Pencil in Audrey ($22 USD)

Full Fat Lashes Mascara in Glossy Black ($29 USD)

Cheek to Chic Swish & Pop Blusher in Love Glow ($40 USD)

Lip Cheat Lip Liner in Pink Venus ($22 USD)

K.I.S.S.I.N.G. Lipstick in Coachella Coral ($32 USD)

Lip Lustre in Portobello Girl ($22 USD)

Charlotte Tilbury Makeup Bag v.1 ($20 USD)

you can buy The Ingénue look as a set for $205 USD ($213 value)

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Losing that hint of a smile because my office (WHY) decided to light itself in such a way that I look fake-vignetted :<

Everything else:

Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer in 02 ($48 USD)

Marcelle Face Powder in Translucent ($14.95 CAD)

Marcelle Double Precision Liquid Eyeliner Pen in Intense Black ($14.95 CAD)

Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Brow Colour in Medium ($21 USD)

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So: who do you want to be today?

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  • Zoe

    Ahh you are such an ingenue! the blushes really do have my attention and this is such a pretty but fairly simple look, that lip trio is really pretty on you!

  • scoo06

    Wow Rae you look so so beautiful! The colors suit you so well! :-)
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  • Oh you look sooo effortlessly chic and perfect! I love the eyes and the lips! I can't wait to get my hands on a CT quad!

    • Thank you, Sharlynn! I'm kind of jonesing for a quad now, too — maybe that pretty one with stars ;)

  • Uuuugh you slay me! You killed it, Rae! I love this set and besides, Dolce Vita, I think The Ingenue would be my pick. You wear that glowy skin and cheekbones so well! LOVE LOVE.
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    • Haha The Dolce Vita totally would have been my second pick, too! Great minds ;)

      Thanks, lovely. <3

  • this coral was MADE for you! Killing it with this blog copy, ps.
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  • Chelsea

    How stunning is that coral lipstick?!
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  • I am all about that lip colour. ALL ABOUT. And your shots are breathtaking too. So, so gorgeous!
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    • Thanks, Chelle! <3 And ugh, yeah, that lip. It's a lot more orange than I usually wear (corals pull SO warm on me), but I kind of love how punchy it is! And it photographs like an absolute dream.

  • toyarosie

    Rae, you are positively GLOWING here! I'm already sold on Charlotte Tilbury's line but if I needed that extra push, you just provided it. YOWZA, girl!!
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    • Aww, thanks, Toya! <3 Tweet me if/when you indulge — I definitely don't want to miss that post!

  • Judy

    Wow!!! You look stunning. The colors suits you well especially the lippies. Its light and looks so natural. Love it!!!

  • DAT FIRST AND LAST SELFIE THO. DEM CHEEKBONES. I was actually googling swatches of 'Coachella Coral' and your post came up. (Was Googling because I bought that lipstick but didn't want to swatch it yet because it was brand new aka too perfect and beautiful to ruin)(Although, I am very tempted to slap that on tomorrow)

    But yeah, Love Glow + Coachella Coral/that triple lip combo is super pretty on you!
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    • HAHAHA Vanessa. THANK YOU. <3 <3 <3

      I REALLY REALLY hope you rocked Coachella Coral after leaving that comment — it is SO pretty! (And definitely less fluorescent on its own, which I think makes it a lot easier to wear). I can't imagine how "right" it would look on your face!

  • oh my gosh… stunning look, beautiful products and packaging… your flippin cheekbones… I love everything about this!!

  • kristen@g-bunctious

    Ah, Rae! You're such a gorgeous creature! That last picture is like something from a beautiful art book. I love CT makeup. I have a swish and pop blush and it's so smooth and lovely!
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