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Charlotte Tilbury has another new launch and it’s a big one. The newest base launch for the brand is the Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Foundation and it promises poreless, flawless, all day coverage PLUS it contains ingredients to help skin in various ways including reducing lines, boosting hydration and protecting from pollution.
As with all things Tilbury, a launch doesn’t happen without a fanfare and it’s safe to say this one has by and large had rave reviews all over the place. I recently filmed a little IGTV first impressions/review to see how it fared over a day of use.
To sum up the results of that, it blends beautifully and has a beautiful matte but not flat-matte finish. BUT it did highlight a dry patch I had on my nose that I was previously completely unaware of. OOPs.
However, now I’ve sorted that little patch of dryness out (shout out to Beauty Pie Triple Hyaluronic Acid) I’ve given it a further trial and wanted to put together a full review for you. Just in case you’re thinking of giving it a go too.
There are 44 shades in total and the Charlotte Tilbury site has a very handy tool where you can search by a shade you already wear/match to, to allow you find your correct shade in the Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Foundation.
I had three shades to test and whilst none of the three were a perfect match I think according to the site matching tool I’d most likely be 3 Neutral but plan to stop by a counter and get matched by an artist asap to check how accurate the tool is.
The foundation really is something special in terms of feeling SO light but offering decent coverage and lasting for hours. I would still say it’s definitely one that if you have any dry bits you will know about it on application but at the same time my ‘usual’ dry area of the under eyes held up really well which is a massive plus from me as this NEVER happens with foundation or concealer.
A quick word on the packaging – it’s lovely. Heavy feeling matte glass bottle with a rose gold rippled lid and pump so no hygiene issues with application. Score.
Tool wise, I initially opted for a domed, dense brush to buff into skin. Which worked well, but I’m not sure it’s perfect. I think using Beauty Blender is a dream. But only when properly wet etc first, it works beautifully but is a slightly long-winded way to apply compared to a quick buff on. So if anyone else has any recommendations for a tool that really impressed you for this one I’d love to hear what you would suggest.
Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Foundation is available from SpaceNK (£34)