Charlotte Tilbury Instant Look in a Palette: Smokey Eye Beauty

I love the Charlotte Tilbury Instant Look in a Palettes. I also love Beautylish. I was excited to see they collaborated on a limited edition Beautylish exclusive palette called Smokey Eye Beauty. Details per Beautylish:
Discover Charlotte’s smoky eye secrets in one clever palette. Smokey Eye Beauty comes with everything you need to create a smoldering smoky eye in a snap. Never-before-seen shades meet cult classics—like Charlotte’s beloved Bar of Gold highlighter—for a mesmerizing look that you can dial up or down for any occasion.

About the Shades

Eye Brighten: soft golden beige Eye Enhance: matte medium brown Eye Smoke: matte charcoal black Face Bronze: natural sun-kissed bronze Cheek Swish: luminous peach beige Cheek Pop: luminous natural rose Face Highlighter: shimmering soft gold.

How to Use

  1. Eye Brighten: Apply all over the surface of eyelids as a brightening primer for all-day wear.
  2. Eye Enhance: Enhance and add soft dimension to the crease and lashline.
  3. Eye Smoke: Smudge along the lashline and up into the outer corner for a dramatic smoky effect. Build up to your desired intensity.
  4. Face Bronze: Sweep along the jawline, nose, and hollows of the cheekbones to sculpt and add sun-kissed warmth.
  5. Cheek Swish: Swish across cheekbones and blend out towards the hairline for flattering radiance.
  6. Cheek Pop: Pop onto the apples of the cheeks for a bright, uplifting flush.
  7. Face Highlighter: Dust along the outer “C” of the cheekbones, down the nose, on the cupid’s bow, and in the inner corners of the eyes.

Create a smoky eye in a snap. Simply follow the foolproof color-by-numbers design to achieve a sculpted smoky look for day or night. It’s Charlotte’s makeup magic made easy for beginners and pros alike!

Featuring cult-favorite Bar of Gold. Gild your skin in a sumptuous golden glow with Charlotte’s cult-classic Bar of Gold highlighter. Light-reflecting pigments brighten dull skin, blurring imperfections with a luminous veil of candlelight.

Luxuriously soft. Effortlessly bendable. Define and perfect your features with a cashmere-soft powder formula that buffs seamlessly into skin without patchiness or muddiness.

The Charlotte Tilbury Instant Look in a Palette is designed to give a five minute fool proof look. The texture of these powders is buttery, soft, pigmented and just all out amazing. I love the texture of these powders and much prefer them to her standard eye quad textures. I’ve reviewed all the Instant Look in a Palettes to date–HERE, HERE, and HERE. The quality of these shadows is just amazing. They blend with ease, are never dry, pigmented and feel so buttery. I really wish Charlotte Tilbury would make singles in this texture.

Eye Brighten is a shimmery pale rose gold. Eye Enhance is a matte medium neutral brown. This is a perfect matte brown, neither too red, yellow or cool. Eye Smoke is a soft matte black. This is not a dry or streaky black and it blends easily. Not always something you can say for a matte black. The Face Bronze in the palette is lightly shimmery, lighter and more neutral or pink in tone. It’s not yellow or orange toned. The Face Highlight is a shimmery pale yellow gold. I’m happy this isn’t a full on strong warm yellow gold. That makes it easier for me to wear. Cheek Swish is a lightly shimmery peachy nude. Cheek Pop is a lightly shimmery peachy pink.

I love the cheek colors in this palette. The cheek colors are subdued, but are enough to show up on my medium skin tone. They are the best cheek shades to date in these palettes for my skin tone. I love the Eye Enhance shade. It’s the best matte medium neutral brown ever. It looks great for a matte, it’s just the perfect tone. The powders are finely milled and well done. The eye shades last all day without creasing. Overall, this palette gives a light neutral look that you can very lightly smoke with black, or very heavily smoke it out. I would recommend checking it out, especially while the gift card event is going on.

Top to Bottom–Smokey Eye Beauty Eye Brighten, Enhance, Smoke; Face Bronze; Cheek Swish, Pop; Face Highlighter:

Top to Bottom–Eye–Smokey Eye Beauty/Seductive Beauty–Brighten, Enhance, Smoke:

Top to Bottom–Face–Smokey Eye Beauty/Seductive Beauty–Bronze, Highlighter:

Top to Bottom–Cheek–Smokey Eye Beauty/Seductive Beauty–Swish, Pop:

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