Charlotte Tilbury's game changing make-up brush hack changes everything

Charlotte Tilbury's Game Changing Make-Up Brush Hack Changes Everything

Taking notes

InStyle marie claire & InStyle Senior Digital Beauty And Lifestyle Editor / June 04 2019

When it comes to make-up, Charlotte Tilbury is an expert. Case in point: She’s one of the industry’s most revered make-up artists working with everyone from Amal Clooney to Bella Hadid and has even received an MBE from the Queen. The Royals have been rumoured fans of Charlotte Tilbury’s cult-status beauty products for a while at this point, and now we finally have confirmation.

If that's not enough to convince you that Charlotte is an icon - her latest collection of eye shadows, cheek colours and lip glosses has a waiting list of 17,500 people.

So when the beauty guru reveals any make-up hacks or tips - trust us, we’re listening. Speaking to the MailOnline, she revealed the secrets behind creating a natural, dewy complexion. And it’s not what you think…

Tilbury’s best piece of glow-getting advice was this: Dip your make-up brush into a little bit of water before you apply highlighter to your face. "The smooth, creamy formula glides across the skin like a liquid highlight but sets like a powder and captures the light beautifully," she says. Simple. 

What's more? A damp brush ensures you won't be picking up too much product - for an effortless touch of shimmer. "A gorgeous highlight can instantly lift dull looking skin for a natural looking glow!"

If you're looking for more tips on creating dewy makeup looks, here are our favourite dewy foundations.

What do you think of Charlotte Tilbury's unusual highlighter hack? Let us know in the comments.

Main image credit: @ctilburymakeup

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Arielle is marie claire and InStyle's Senior Digital Beauty & Lifestyle Editor. Her work has taken her to lunch with Kim Cattrall, backstage with Shanina Shaik and on the red carpet with Margot Robbie. You can find her words on InStyle, marie claire and Women's Health.