All Matte Makeup Look

Brush along with my all matte makeup tutorial and create a magical matte makeup look.

Darlings, MATTE MAKEUP is the MOMENT! As a makeup artist to the stars, I love the way that matte makeup can lift and blur the look of skin to make it appear like PORCELAIN! Discover this Pillow Talk makeup tutorial and learn how to create a magical matte makeup look that flatters EVERYONE!

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Matte Makeup Tutorial

  1. Light beige foundation in a frosted glass bottle shade with a gold-coloured lid.

    Step 1: Natural-Matte Complexion

    The first step towards getting my magical matte makeup look is applying a matte foundation that perfects the look of your complexion. Airbrush Flawless Foundation is my full-coverage foundation with a natural-matte finish that works as the perfect base for all-matte makeup looks. Formulated to mattify the skin and stay all day, this full-coverage foundation has a comfortable and long-wearing matte finish that feels WEIGHTLESS! Smoothing and blurring the look of skin, this foundation creates a flawless-looking base for your matte makeup look.

    Airbrush Flawless Foundation is available in over 40 shades, so EVERYONE, EVERYWHERE can discover their perfect matte foundation shade! Apply one pump of foundation and blend out with the large, tapered end of my Hollywood Complexion Brush for maximum coverage.

    Tilbury Tip: Always prep your skin with Charlotte’s Magic Cream, darlings!

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  2. An open, mirrored-lid, mini, pressed powder compact in a peach-beige shade.

    Step 2: Conceal and Set

    Once your foundation is looking smooth and even, perfect the look of your eye area with Magic Vanish!, my colour-correcting concealer designed to brighten the look of dark circles and conceal the appearance of uneven skin tone. Tap Magic Vanish! onto the face with your ring finger, then blend out using the smaller, precision end of my Hollywood Complexion Brush, focusing your product on the areas you’d like to conceal.

    Then, take Airbrush Flawless Finish and set your makeup in place. Applying a soft veil of my AWARD-WINNING, SMOOTHING-EFFECT powder helps to lock in your foundation and concealer while adding a little extra coverage with AIRBrush DNA and skin-perfecting effects! With my Powder and & Sculpt Brush, press your powder into any areas you want to prevent creasing and unwanted shine, focusing mainly on the T-zone, under the eyes and over smile lines.

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  3. Brow Fix is Charlotte's clear sculpting gel for fixing brow hairs in place

    Step 3: Shape your Brows

    Supermodel brows look good with every makeup look! To help your natural brows frame your face in the most flattering way, reach for the Supermodel Brow Kit, a trio of my brow perfectors! On models and stars, I always follow my FILL, FEATHER and FIX brow routine to create perfect, supermodel brows, every time! First, use Brow Cheat to trace the natural shape of your brow, filling in any sparse areas with precise, hair-like strokes. Then, comb Legendary Brows through your hairs to tint them and create a fabulous, feathered effect. Finally, FIX your brows in place using Brow Fix, my strong-hold, clear sculpting gel!

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  4. An open bronzer compact with a mirrored-lid in a rich chocolate brown shade, perfect for deep skin tones.

    Step 4: Bronze and Define

    A modern, matte bronzer is the perfect way to give your matte makeup look some dreamy dimension! Airbrush Bronzer is my smoothing, blurring-effect bronzer that warms the complexion for a sun-soaked look that feels like silk on the skin. To apply, tap The Air Brush into your bronzer compact and buff the formula into the hollows of the cheeks, across the forehead, onto the nose, and anywhere that the sun would naturally hit. Blending seamlessly with your foundation, Airbrush Bronzer is a magical way to make sure your complexion LOOKS MATTE and not FLAT!

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  5. Pillow Talk Luxury Palette with 4 rosy-pink eyeshadow shades to prime, enhance, smoke and pop

    Step 5: Dreamy Pillow Talk Eyeshadow

    The Luxury Palette in Pillow Talk features magical matte shades that are perfect for creating all-matte eyeshadow looks. My satin-matte eyeshadow formula is easy to work with and gives the eyes the dreamiest diffusion of colour! The Pillow Talk palette includes an elegant, dusky rose shade and a romantic, mink brown inspired by PILLOW TALK MAGIC; these silky-smooth mattes whirl through the crease to define the look of your eyes and create a gorgeous, pink-toned gaze with a flawless-looking, satin-matte finish.

    Tilbury Tip: Discover more of my matte eyeshadows! There’s The Super Nudes Easy Eye Palette for nude lovers, Matte Eyes to Mesmerise for easy, cream-matte eye looks, and for a deeper, warm-toned Pillow Talk look, discover my Pillow Talk Dreams Luxury Palette.

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  6. Mascara in a pink-coloured tube with its gold-coloured lid with a black applicator next to it.

    Step 6: Lashes and Liner

    Complete your matte eyeshadow look with Pillow Talk Eyeliner and Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes! Glide this berry-brown eyeliner pencil along the lash line and flick upwards and outwards to form a soft, winged eyeliner. Then, apply lashings and lashings of jet-black mascara to amplify the look of your lashes with a 24-hour lift effect!* These steps will help to define and accentuate the look of your eyes and will make them POP against your matte makeup!

    *Tested on 31 people

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  7. Two matte lipsticks, one a nude pink and the other a berry-rose shade in golden, metallic tubes with their lids removed.

    Step 7: Fuller-Looking Lips

    Perfect your pout with Lip Cheat, my velvety lip liner that defines the look of your lips for a reshaped, resized effect! With my smooth, easy-glide lip liner formula, you can effortlessly trace your natural lip line, emphasising the shape and creating the illusion of fuller-looking lips! For your all-matte look, choose my ICONIC Pillow Talk shades to create a flattering, natural-looking lip look; choose Pillow Talk for a nude-pink pout, Pillow Talk 2. Medium for a berry-rose lip, or Pillow Talk 3. Intense for a kiss of rosy brown.

    Tilbury Tip: Apply Charlotte’s Magic Lip Oil Crystal Elixir to hydrate and condition the lips, then, to create a matte lipstick look, choose your perfect shade of Matte Revolution Lipstick.

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  8. Pillow Talk Matte Beauty Blush Wand in Pillow Talk is Charlotte's easy liquid blush formula

    Step 8: Easy Matte Blush

    Darlings, I adore a matte pop of colour for lifting the look of the complexion, so I created my Pillow Talk Matte Beauty Blush Wands to make applying liquid blush quick and easy! My liquid blushes come in pigmented, Pillow Talk-inspired shades that flush the cheeks with romantic hues, leaving them with an irresistible, soft-matte finish in your perfect shade of pink! The easy-to-blend formula is designed to be dotted onto the apples of the cheeks and sets in seconds to make your matte complexion POP! Choose from 4 BLUSHING SHADES and DIAL UP THE DOTS to take your look from day to date to DISCO!

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  9. Airbrush Flawless Setting Spray is Charlotte's weightless, makeup-fixing mist that lets you party all night and stay all day

    Step 9: Stay All Day with Setting Spray

    Lastly, lock in your matte makeup look with Airbrush Flawless Setting Spray! My ICONIC setting spray formula is loved around the world for its high-performance staying power and smoothing, airbrush effects! The weightless mist feels refreshing and barely there, setting makeup in place for up to 16 HOURS!** It’s the ultimate AIRBRUSH MAKEUP FIX to increase the longevity of your makeup, so you can PARTY ALL NIGHT, and STAY ALL DAY!

    Tilbury Tip: You can also use Airbrush Flawless Setting Spray to PRIME your face, applying before foundation to prep the skin and create a smooth-looking canvas, as well as using it as a MAKEUP REFRESHER, misting it onto your makeup later in the day to revive your makeup look!

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    **Tested on 100 people.

Darlings, your matte makeup look is simply DIVINE! With a flawless-looking complexion, painted-on lips and the perfect pop of blush, your all-matte makeup can be the star of the show without an inkling of shimmer in sight!

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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.