Top Makeup For Men

Discover the guide for top makeup for men featuring award-winning products for a subtle, natural-looking makeup look to enhance the look of your complexion, facial framework and more!

For men, trying or using makeup for the first time can be daunting, but it needn’t! Charlotte's masculine take on beauty will help you to look and feel revived after a late night or a long day, for a job interview or date, or even if you just need a skin pick-me-up! This is Charlotte's guide to the top makeup for men.

Charlotte and team Tilbury receive so many requests from men asking how they too can benefit from the power of skincare and makeup. Charlotte always says "Give EVERYONE the right makeup and they can conquer the WORLD!" and this includes men! Charlotte believes that EVERYONE deserves to look and feel like THE MOST BEAUTIFUL VERSION OF THEMSELVES every day through the power of makeup!

So, discover some of the top Charlotte Tilbury picks for men, and how they can benefit your easy makeup routine.

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Discover these products that are great for the handsome, natural, fresh-faced look for men. If you to want to dial it up, discover the following must-have makeup for men that will sculpt, define and enhance your complexion.

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Wonderglow is a magic soft-focus primer! Fluorescent Core technology tackles dull complexions, cleverly brightening and illuminating, while soft-focusing imperfections for healthier looking skin. It’s ideal for men seeking a fresh-faced look! It’s the ideal quick fix for adding a subtle glow and healthy appearance to your skin when going from office to bar too.


  1. For an effortless ‘makeup free’ dewy look, moisturise your skin with Charlotte's Magic Cream, then apply Wonderglow with your hands to the entire face. Focus on the top of the cheekbones to give your complexion an instant lift.
  2. To enhance your luminosity under makeup, after moisturising, apply a fine layer of Wonderglow to your entire face, using your hands, focussing on your cheekbones.
  3. As a ‘desk ‘til dusk’ pick me up, apply a pea-sized amount of Wonderglow to your cheekbones and brow bone, on top of day-worn makeup to lift and perk up the look of your complexion!

Magic Away Concealer

Magic Away is Charlotte's magic wand of makeup! This full-coverage liquid concealer is your new holy grail of concealers, helping to reduce the appearance of dark circles, blemishes and imperfections for fresher-looking skin instantly.


  1. Wear alone after moisturising your skin, or apply after foundation if you prefer more coverage.
  2. Use the expert, easy-to-use sponge applicator head to precisely apply Magic Away Concealer to blemishes, redness and areas that need more coverage.
  3. For brighter-looking eyes, use a lighter shade to apply to under-eye circles, gently tapping with your ring finger to blend.

For a medium-coverage options that helps to hydrate and illuminate the skin, choose your perfect shade of Charlotte's Beautiful Skin Radiant Concealer to conceal the look of fine lines, blemishes and dark circles while giving the face a brightening lift effect. The hyaluronic acid-infused formula is powered by supercharged skincare, helping to perfect the look of your complexion while visibly improving the look of skin with long-term skincare benefits.

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Light Wonder Foundation

Wonderglow is perfect for creating a soft-focus luminous base for makeup, and for additional coverage use Charlotte’s lightweight Light Wonder Foundation. This moisturising, light-coverage formula is perfect for creating a more even looking complexion while still allowing your skin to show through. Perfect for if you like a little extra coverage alongside your Magic Away and Wonderglow!


  1. To use, apply a small amount of Light Wonder using your fingertips or Charlotte's Magic Complexion Brush onto your skin, starting from the middle and blending outwards.


For occasions that call for a full-coverage, flawless, poreless looking complexion, discover Airbrush Flawless Foundation! Enriched with skincare ingredients and with a natural-matte finish, this foundation is easy to apply and perfect for any men and EVERYONE who want more coverage!


  1. Using the Hollywood Complexion Brush, buffing it in from the centre for a flawless-looking complexion.

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Airbrush Flawless Finish

Airbrush Flawless Finish Powder is the perfect finishing touch to soft-focus the appearance of pores and take away shine. This finely-milled finishing powder is enriched with almond oil and rosewax, so it doesn’t look dry and cakey.


  1. Using my Powder & Sculpt brush, apply Airbrush Flawless Finish powder to the t-zone and anywhere else you'd like to minimise the appearance of shine for a flawless, poreless looking complexion.

Filmstar Bronze & Glow

Filmstar Bronze & Glow is ideal for defining the look of your jawline. Use with Charlotte’s Powder & Sculpt Brush to create your ideal facial framework, and for an all-over bronzed effect. Cheat your way to chiseled jawlines and killer cheekbones – you can even sculpt your collarbone and abs!


  1. Apply the ‘Sculpt’ shade to the hollows of your cheeks, the temples, jaw line, the sides and tip of your nose. Never forget to blend-blend-blend!
  2. Apply the ‘Highlight’ shade on top of your cheekbones, down the centre of your nose, your lip’s cupid bow and the brow bone for a candlelit complexion.

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To give the lips and cheeks a subtle tint, use Pillow Talk Lip & Cheek Glow to introduce flattering, rosy tones to your look. Dabbing a touch of cream blush to the apples of the cheeks helps the complexion to look vibrant and more youthful, while tapping the formula onto the lips helps to keep them feeling moisturised and looking healthy and hydrated. This versatile formula helps to introduce glow to your makeup look while blending out to create a soft, subtle look that suits everyone.

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Airbrush Bronzer is a smoothing, hydrating bronzer that's perfect for giving the complexion a sun-kissed glow. The finely milled powder formula sweeps effortlessly onto the face, giving your features a smooth-looking, matte finish that helps to bronze and sculpt. Blending bronzer onto the forehead, cheekbones and jawline helps to capture a warm, summer feeling that leaves the complexion looking lifted and well-defined with a healthy, bronzed finish.

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Charlotte's Supermodel Brow Kit is the secret to full, fluffy, groomed brows in 3 siple steps! Featuing the Brow Lift or Brow Cheat pencil, Legendary Brows tinted gel and Brow Fix clear brow gel, it's as easy as FILL, FEATHER, FIX!


  1. FILL: Brush hairs upwards to reveal brow shape. Use Brow Lift eyebrow pencil to fill in your brows and brush through. Follow with Brow Cheat to add extra definition, using the precision pencil to mimic the look of natural brow hairs in sparse areas.
  2. FEATHER: Add texture and tint for fuller-looking brows, using a micro precision brush and water-resistant formula of Legendary Brows tinted brow gel.
  3. FIX: Set your Supermodel brow shape in place by brushing up hairs with Brow Fix clear brow gel, starting from the front of the brow, working outwards.

Rock ‘N’ Kohl Eyeliner

For men that want that sexy smoked-up, defined eyes, apply Bedroom Black Rock ‘n’ Kohl! Perfect for adding definition to your eyes in an instant, a kohl eyeliner is a must-have for men who love to wear makeup from day to day or for events!


  1. Apply Rock 'N' Kohl along your lower lashline and smudge using your fingers or Charlotte's Eye Smudger Brush!

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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.

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