Backstage Skin & Lip Prep Secrets

Discover Charlotte's backstage secrets to prep your skin and lips for a beautiful canvas with skincare heroes like ICONIC Magic Cream and NEW! Magic Lip Scrub!

For MAGIC skin and PERFECT-LOOKING lips worthy of the runway, discover Charlotte’s best backstage skin and lip prep secrets to create a beautiful canvas for every look! From the ICONIC Charlotte’s Magic Cream to hydrate and prep your complexion to her crystal-infused lip oil and NEW! Magic Lip Scrub, use these must-have beauty products for a beautiful, brighter-looking canvas and pout!

  1. An open, exfoliating, wash-off, chemical mask in a white-coloured tube with gold-coloured text on it with its white-coloured lid next to it.

    Exfoliate With Super Radiance Resurfacing Facial

    A 2-in-1 miracle facial in a tube, Super Radiance Resurfacing Facial™ resurfaces, hydrates, and add radiance for the look of your skin for an instant gleaming glow! This miracle dual-action, smooth, non-abrasive and bead-free formula combines an expertly calibrated acid exfoliation blend with a hydrating blend of radiance-boosting ingredients to help refine the appearance of pores, exfoliate the skin and cocoon the skin in hydration!

    Glycolic Acid, the smallest alpha hydroxy acid molecule, provides exfoliation; Salicylic Acid, a beta hydroxy acid, helps to unclog and purify the look of skin; and last but not least, Bio Agave Acid, a gentle source of poly hydroxy acids, helps to brighten the appearance of skin by removing dead skin cells.

    Use once a week for up to 20 minutes as your first PREP STEP before a magical event, date night or pamper evening to reveal smoother, youthful-looking, beautiful skin!

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  2. Thick, pearly-white cream in an open glass jar with its rose-gold-coloured lid next to it.

    Moisturise With MAGIC using Charlotte’s Magic Cream

    All backstage beauty begins with the revolutionary Charlotte’s Magic Cream! Originally created backstage to prep and transform the look of models’ skin before fashion shows, this hydrating, magic moisturiser became so iconic Charlotte had to bottle it!

    The iconic, results-driven formula floods your skin with moisture for a glowing, plumper-looking canvas thanks to supercharged skincare ingredients like BioNymph Peptide, a miracle peptide blend that helps to condition for smoother, plumper looking skin, Hyaluronic Acid, a research-powered humectant that helps keep skin hydrated for up to 24 HOURS, and Frangipani Flower Extract, a floral extract with moisturising benefits, that also provides a delicate, calming fragrance!

    To apply, use Charlotte’s 5 minute ‘Tilbury Tap’ application ritual, sweeping the cream in upward and outward motions along and under your cheekbones, jawline and forehead to reveal a gorgeously hydrated, smoother, brighter, plumper looking canvas ready for makeup!

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  3. An open, light champagne-coloured eye cream in a glass pot with its rose-gold-coloured lid next to it.

    Brighten the Look of your Under Eyes with Magic Eye Rescue

    Charlotte’s Magic Eye Rescue, the perfect antidote to tired-looking eyes, gives the appearance of hydration and smoothness to the thinnest, most delicate area of skin on your face. This brightening and smoothing effect eye cream helps reduces the appearance of wrinkles, dark circles and puffiness with a cream-rich texture that glides over skin, while providing a cooling, soothing effect to reduce the look of puffiness for an instant eye refresh! A Botanical Eye Contour Complex helps to reduce the appearance of puffiness, Winter Daphne Stem Cell Extract tightens and firms the appearance of delicate under-eye skin while Time-Released Retinol molecules encourage firmer-looking skin.

    To use, apply using your ring finger to gently tap the formula into your under eye area and brow bone until absorbed. Your freshly hydrated, smoother and firmer feeling eye area is now perfectly prepped for your concealing and correcting MAGIC MAKEUP secrets!

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  4. A primer in a white-coloured tube with a white-coloured lid with text on it that reads, 'invisible UV Flawless poreless primer SPF 50 PA++++'.

    Smooth and Perfect with Invisible UV Flawless Poreless Primer with SPF 50

    Smooth and Perfect with Invisible UV Flawless Poreless Primer with SPF 50 Regular exposure to the five daily environmental aggressors—sun, pollution, cold, heat, and wind—can cause damage to the structure of your skin. Without question, sunlight is one of the most damaging, with overexposure causing fine lines and wrinkles, reducing the appearance of skin’s elasticity, leading to uneven tone, enlarged pores and causing loss of a youthful, radiant appearance. Charlotte’s NEW! SPF 50 Primer not only protects your skin from UVA/B rays and damaging urban pollution, it deeply hydrates, smooths, blurs and filters the look of skin with an invisible, flawless poreless looking veil, perfectly protecting and priming your complexion for airbrushed makeup application!

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Skin Prep

Lip Prep

  1. An open pot filled with a thick, white-coloured lip scrub with its gold-coloured lid next to it.

    Smooth and Exfoliate Lips with Charlotte’s NEW! Magic Lip Scrub

    Perfect the look of your pout with Charlotte’s NEW! Magic Lip Scrub, a lip-loving, smoothing scrub with a matrix of natural nourishing, conditioning ingredients and exfoliating sugar crystals to gently remove dead skin cells for your best-looking lips!

    This must-have lip scrub gives you a smooth, soft, healthy-looking effect in seconds! Backstage and behind the scenes, this is the essential lip prep product to use before applying your favourite lip liners, lipsticks and lip glosses for a flattering, flawless, kissable and long-lasting lip look!

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  2. A lip oil in a white coloured tube with reflective geometric patterns on it in silver colour and a rose-gold-coloured lid.

    Roll on Hydrating Lip-Prep Magic with Charlotte’s Magic Lip Oil

    Charlotte’s Magic Lip Oil crystal elixir is a lip conditioner by day and lip mask by night! Enriched with Resurrection Leaf, Plant Adaptogen Extracts and hydrating Hyaluronic Acid, it conditions, comforts and softens the feel of the lips for a hydrated, fuller looking, luscious pout!

    After exfoliating, gently squeeze the tube to let the oil flow into the crystal roller ball. Roll onto lips throughout the day or apply overnight as a caring lip conditioner. Charlotte’s Magic Rollerball Applicator methodically massages the lips as you apply, ensuring even distribution of the magic ingredients. It’s like a workout for your lips!

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Use Charlotte’s backstage prep tricks for the most glowing, luminous and flawless-looking skin and lips before you apply her magical makeup to create the most beautiful version of yourself! After all, every MAGIC makeup look begins with a beautiful canvas!

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Charlotte Tilbury

Founder, President, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of Charlotte Tilbury Beauty

With over 30 years experience, Charlotte Tilbury MBE is the world's number 1 makeup artist and British beauty entrepreneur. Charlotte established Charlotte Tilbury Beauty in 2013, which is now a record-breaking beauty brand that has won over 400 awards.