Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick in Very Victoria Review

One afternoon, smack-dab in the midst of the summer season, we had been at an deadlock within the Attract magnificence closet. We would simply spent the previous hour plus swatching each shade of impartial lipstick possible in an effort to seek out the three impartial hues that will turn out to be our Better of Magnificence Award winners for 2018. We would discovered a handful of bullets that labored for mild pores and skin and multiple brilliantly interesting hue for darkish pores and skin. However when it got here to discovering a impartial lipstick for medium pores and skin tones, we could not discover a single one which labored for each me and our editorial assistant, Jesa Calaor, whose pores and skin tone is a bit deeper than mine however has crimson undertones (my pores and skin’s undertone is someplace between yellow and inexperienced).

Something that was fairly on her appeared grey on me. My favorites had been someplace between baby- and bubblegum-pink on her. After which somebody urged Charlotte Tilbury’s Matte Revolution lipstick in Very Victoria. After all, I believed! It is the nice and cozy, brownish-rose I have been sporting since Charlotte first unveiled it three years in the past. Which, by the best way, is an enormous deal. I have a tendency to love darker, brighter lip colours, so my private bar for a nude lipstick may be very excessive — I’ve solely discovered three I’ve favored in my complete profession as a magnificence editor at three totally different magazines. (FYI, these three shades are this one, Pat McGrath Labs MatteTrance Lipstick in Venus in Furs, and Dior Rouge Dior in Hypnotic Matte.)

And I am not the one one obsessive about the shade. Rumor has it {that a} sure duchess with the initials M.M. (Meghan Markle, ever heard of her?) additionally depends on it for her Cali-casual-goes-royal magnificence look. However the query remained: Would it not be the primary impartial lipstick out of the 40 we tried that appeared good on Jesa, too? Fortunately, the reply is sure.

Jesa Calaor of Attract sporting Charlotte Tilbury’s Matte Revolution lipstick in Very VictoriaJesa Calaor

It was a contact rosier on her, however nonetheless flatteringly impartial. Add that to the truth that it stays creamy all day lengthy, has a beautiful velvety-matte end, and smells only a little like cocoa butter, and it is the whole (rose-gold) bundle.


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