It's the Pillow Talk Effect! How To Get The Pillow Talk Makeup Look

Darlings, learn how to get the Pillow Talk makeup look with globally loved beauty secrets from my iconic Pillow Talk collection.

The Pillow Talk Party never ends, darlings! Discover the beauty icons from my globally loved Pillow Talk collection including NEW! dreamy additions like Pillow Talk Big Lip Plumpgasm!

Discover how to get the Pillow Talk Effect with my Pillow Talk makeup look tutorial and beautify your eyes, lips and cheeks with everyone’s PERFECT SHADE!

Whether you're creating a simple, flattering, everyday Pillow Talk makeup look or dialling it up for a date, party, wedding, my Pillow Talk makeup collection includes universally flattering products in easy-to-use formulas, fabulous finishes and darling shades for every complexion and EVERYONE!

Choose your Pillow Talk icons, then follow this magical makeup tutorial to unlock the dreamiest Pillow Talk looks!

Meg Plumpgasm Pillow Talk Look


Pillow Talk Original, Pillow Talk Medium, Pillow Talk Intense, or NEW! Pillow Talk Fair? Dressed down for day or dialled up for disco? Shimmering, glittering, glossy or matte?

Pillow Talk is not just a colour, it’s an entire beauty universe of beautifying makeup secrets inspired by the original, globally adored nude-pink shade that started it all! With Pillow Talk shades, formulas and finishes to suit every mood and moment, you can curate a Pillow Talk makeup look that magically matches your makeup style!

Ceval Pillow Talk Mascara model shot

Meg Multi Glow Dream Light model shot

From my original Pillow Talk Lip Cheat and matching Pillow Talk Matte Revolution lipstick to NEW! Pillow Talk beauty secrets like Pillow Talk Big Lip Plumpgasm and my NEW! Pillow Talk Fair shade, there’s a Pillow Talk icon for EVERYONE, EVERYWHERE!

Darlings, get the PILLOW TALK EFFECT! Choose the Pillow Talk products that best suit your makeup mission, then discover how to apply Pillow Talk essentials to your eyes, lips and cheeks with my Pillow Talk makeup tutorial...


Pillow Talk is EASY TO CHOOSE and EASY TO USE! Discover how to apply Pillow Talk eyeshadows, blushes, highlighters and lip perfectors to create the most magical Pillow Talk makeup look:


Pillow Talk Luxury Palettes: Pillow Talk, Pillow Talk Dreams, or Pillow Talk Palette of Pops

These Pillow Talk eyeshadow palettes each feature 4 shades to effortlessly create a pretty, pink gaze! To apply your Pillow Talk Luxury Palette, follow my easy PRIME, ENHANCE, SMOKE, POP method!

  1. For a dreamy day-to-date look, apply the PRIME and ENHANCE shades all over your eyelids.

  2. Dial up your look by blending the SMOKE shade into your crease and under your bottom lashes to enhance the look of your eyes.

  3. Apply the POP or SUPER POP shade with your fingertips onto the centre of the lid for a dreamy, disco finish!

Pillow Talk Hypnotising Pop Shot close up

Pillow Talk Hypnotising Pop Shots

Darlings, my showstopping Pillow Talk shades of Hypnotising Pop Shots belong at every Pillow Talk Party! Enhance the look of every eye colour with diamond-like Pillow Talk shine! Discover Pillow Talk Diamonds – Diamond Dimension, a shimmering rose-gold for a flash of pink, and Pillow Talk Ultra-Violet – Multi-Dimension, a celestial violet eyeshadow that gives the eyes a pop of purple!

  1. Create a gorgeous Pillow Talk eyeshadow look with your favourite Pillow Talk Luxury Palettes..

  2. Choose your Pillow Talk Hypnotising Pop Shot: Pillow Talk Diamonds – Diamond Dimension or Pillow Talk Ultra-Violet – Multi-Dimension.

  3. With your index finger, apply the silky-smooth eyeshadow, swiping onto the lid to give your eye look an INSTANT SHOT OF SHIMMER!

  4. Softly blend out the edges with a finger or the Eye Blender Brush to finesse your Pillow Talk eyeshadow look.

Colour Chameleon in Pillow Talk:

If an eyeshadow pencil is your Pillow Talk eyeshadow icon of choice, discover Colour Chameleon in Pillow Talk!

  1. Apply the pencil onto your eyelid and use your fingers to blend for a mesmerising, soft-focus dreamy day look!

  2. Dial it up by re-applying and layering the buildable formula onto the entire eyelid for a more intense colour pay-off!

Tilbury Tip: LAYER THE MAGIC by applying Eyes to Mesmerise or Colour Chameleon and layering your Luxury Palette on top for a magic, multi-dimensional gaze!

Eyes to Mesmerise in Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk Eyes to Mesmerise is a shimmering nude-pink cream eyeshadow is perfect for creating a quick and easy Pillow Talk gaze in minutes! Swipe on to mesmerise and blend!

  1. Apply a gorgeous wash of colour with a Blender Brush, or pop on a brightening shimmer with your fingertips.

  2. Apply a light wash of colour for a weightless daytime veil of makeup magic or dial it up and build intensity for a more iridescent finish!

  3. Use the Eye Smudger Brush to apply under the lower lash line for wider, brighter looking eyes!


Pillow Talk Eyeliner model close up

Berry-Brown Pillow Talk Eyeliner

Using Pillow Talk Eyeliner, line and define the look of your eyes! This berry-brown eyeliner pencil glides onto your eyes effortlessly and doesn’t fade or flake!

  1. To use, start from the inner corner of the upper eyelid and draw a line as close to the lash line as you can!

  2. Glide along the upper lash line, drawing a thin line to make your eyes pop!

  3. Extend and lift the line upwards and outwards for a flawless feline flick!


Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes!

Complete your Pillow Talk eye look with lashings and lashings of mascara from my award-winning Pillow Talk collection! Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes! mascara creates instant length, volume and a 24-hour VERTICAL LIFT EFFECT for the lashes of your dreams! Choose your shade, from the original Super Black or berry-brown Dream Pop, and apply using my LOAD, COMB + LIFT application technique!]

  1. Hold the brush horizontally and use the flat side to push upwards and coat the lashes for maximum colour and coverage!

  2. Twist the wand and brush through with the diamond-bristled side to lift and comb each individual lash from root to tip for full, fanned-out lashes.

  3. Wiggle the bristles from side to side, base to tip, to separate, lift and define the lashes Use the wand vertically to stroke upwards and precision paint the lashes in the inner and outer corners

Discover how to apply Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes! mascara


Where It All Began: Pillow Talk Lip Liner

Next, line your lips using your perfect shade of Pillow Talk Lip Cheat. With 4 shades to choose from, the original nude-pink Pillow Talk Original, warm berry-pink Pillow Talk Medium, deep, tawny-brown Pillow Talk Intense, and cool-toned pink Pillow Talk Fair, there’s a shade for everyone!

  1. To use, apply the liner just outside the edge of the lip line to reshape and resize the appearance of lips.

  2. Fill in your lips with lip liner to coat them in beautifying, lip-defining colour that's waterproof for up to 6 hours!

Discover how to apply lip liner


Choose your Pillow Talk lipstick!

Create an iconic nude-pink matte lip using Matte Revolution in Pillow Talk Original or berry-pink matte pout with Pillow Talk Medium. Dial it up with K.I.S.S.I.N.G Lipstick in Pillow Talk Intense, a satin-finish berry rose shade, or discover NEW! Pillow Talk Fair K.I.S.S.I.N.G Lipstick! Create a glossy lip using Superstar Lips or Hyaluronic Happikiss in Pillow Talk!

Whichever Pillow Talk lipstick you choose, apply straight from the bullet after lining your lips for a perfect Pillow Talk pout!

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Discover Your Perfect Pillow Talk Lip Gloss

If you want to add an ultra-glossy finish to your Pillow Talk lip look, layer one of my Pillow Talk lip glosses on top of your lip liner and lipstick! Choose Lip Lustre in Pillow Talk for a silky, sumptuous kiss of glossy colour, or Collagen Lip Bath in Pillow Talk for mirror-shine and a fuller-looking pout!

Discover NEW! SHADES of Collagen Lip Bath: Pillow Talk Medium, Pillow Talk Deep, and Pillow Talk Fair. Each shade perfectly matches its corresponding Pillow Talk Lipstick!

  1. To apply, glide your chosen Pillow Talk lip gloss over your lips using the applicator.

  2. Wear alone or as a top-coat to your Pillow Talk lipstick!

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NEW! Plumpgasm

Darlings, my NEW! lip plumping innovation is the way to get the plumped-up pout you've been coveting. Discover Pillow Talk Big Lip Plumpgasm - my plumping lip gloss that supersizes and maximises the look of your Pillow Talk pout. Swipe on for hydrated, glossy-looking lips that appear bigger and plumper!

Both shades of my NEW! lip plumper - Fair/Medium and Medium/Deep - look flawless on top of your favourite Pillow Talk lip liners and lipsticks!

  1. Reshape and resize the look of your lips with Lip Cheat lip liner.

  2. Apply your perfect Pillow Talk Lipstick for luxe lip colour and an instant Pillow Talk Effect.

  3. Plump up your pout by topping your lip liner and lipstick with a long-awaited PLUMPGASM - everyone deserves one, darlings!

Plumpgasm model shot


No Pillow Talk look is complete without a flattering flush of Pillow Talk pink blush on your cheeks for a rosy, radiant-looking complexion! Pillow Talk blush comes in range of formulas, textures and shades including Pillow Talk Matte Beauty Blush Wands, my magical, matte liquid blushes to give the cheeks a natural-looking flush! For a powder formula, choose Cheek to Chic in Pillow Talk Original or Pillow Talk Intense, or if you prefer cream blush, discover Pillow Talk Lip & Cheek Glow in Colour of Dreams or Colour of Passion!

Eva Blush Wand model shot

Matte Blush Magic with Beauty Blush Wands!

Have you ever dreamt of my magical Beauty Light Wands as a silky-smooth, matte liquid blush formula that teases the cheeks with a natural-looking flush of colour? Darlings, Pillow Talk Matte Beauty Blush Wands have arrived and they’re INSTANTLY ICONIC!

  1. Twist your wand to unlock and gently squeeze your liquid blush into the cushion applicator.

  2. Place one dot of matte blush onto the centre of the apples of the cheeks.

  3. With the Hollywood Complexion Brush, blend your blush in circular motions, moving outwards towards the cheekbones and ears.

  4. For a DATE LOOK, add a second dot to build up your blush colour.

  5. For a DISCO LOOK, add a third dot for the cheekiest matte flush of blush!

Discover how to apply blush for your face shape

Cheek to Chic in Pillow Talk Original or Pillow Talk Intense

  1. SWISH the brush around the outer shade & tap off the excess. Run the brush flat, up the cheek bone starting from the apple of the cheek, to structure your face.

  2. GLOW by swirling the brush into the inner glow shade and apply to the apples of the cheeks, sweeping up along the cheekbones.


Finally, complete your Pillow Talk makeup look with one of my magical, glow-giving highlighters! Choose from the WORLD-FAMOUS Beauty Light Wand in Pillow Talk Original or Pillow Talk Medium for a glowing liquid highlight and blush glow! Top with my Pillow Talk Shade of Hollywood Glow Glide Face Architect Highlighter - it's the dreamiest Pillow Talk blush topper!

That's not all, darlings... IT'S BACK! My Pillow Talk Multi-Glow highlighters are back by popular demand! Shop exclusively on and the Charlotte Tilbury App to unlock your most ethereal Pillow Talk glow!

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Hollywood Glow Glide Face Architect Highlighter in Pillow Talk Glow packshot for blog

Get the Pillow Talk Glow!

To get a Hollywood glow in my signature shade of pink, apply Hollywood Glow Glide Face Architect Highlighter in Pillow Talk Glow! Formulated to create silky-smooth, pearlescent pink highlights that make your Pillow Talk makeup look POP, this beautifying glow secret is perfect for Pillow Talkers that love to GLOW!

  1. Dip into Pillow Talk Glow with the Powder and Sculpt Brush and tap off the excess.

  2. Apply highlighter on the tops of the cheekbones and along the jawline to SCULPT the LOOK of your face and build up a HOLLYWOOD GLOW.

  3. With the Eye Smudger Brush, apply highlighter to the bridge of the nose, inner corners, brow bone and cupid’s bow.

Tilbury Tip: Layer on top of your Pillow Talk Beauty Light Wand for a MEGAWATT PILLOW TALK GLOW!

Discover how to apply highlighter

Pillow Talk Multi-Glow Magic!

It's back, darlings! Pillow Talkers everywhere adored the dreamy, soft-focused glow of my Pillow Talk Multi-Glow, so I had to bring it back! Discover my satin-smooth highlighter formula in all new packaging - it delivers a multi-dimensional glow with sensational sheen that transports every makeup look into the beautiful world of Pillow Talk!

  1. Swirl my Powder & Sculpt Brush into Pillow Talk Multi-Glow to pick up each of the dreamy, Pillow Talk hues.

  2. Glide highlighter onto the cheeks, nose, and underneath the brow to give high points a flattering, high-shine finish.

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Meg Multi-Glow model shot



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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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