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Magic is a word makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury says a lot. Before she launched her beauty brand, for years she mixed her own "Magic Cream" at fashion shows and photo shoots to transform the tired skin of her clients. The hyaluronic acid and peptide formula, now Charlotte's Magic Cream ($ 100, sephora.com), has achieved cult status worldwide. (Her brand was the official beauty brand for Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2018.)
When Tilbury wants a magical charge, she travels to Ibiza with her husband George and their two sons Flynn and Valentine. "There I spend time with them, relaxing and dancing late into the night – it's my magical, beautifying fuel."
The first time she wore makeup? "Very magical! I was at boarding school 13 years old and put on mascara. Everyone at every age responded differently to me. I felt intriguing and so confident. "(Related: The Absolutely Best Mascara on the Market for Any Look of Eyelashes)
Creating that magic – the transformative power that makeup has in your person – is what Tilbury is all about. Their products aim to bring outer and inner beauty to life. Some of them make Tilbury especially happy: "Lipstick! I wear my Matte Revolution Lipstick in Pillow Talk ($ 34, sephora.com) for everything from a meeting to a date, as it lightens my complexion and mood. This shade is the perfect nude-pink that suits everyone. It's luck in a tube. "And Concealer:" A Badskin day turns into a perfect skin day, "she says. "It's a universal truth: if you have a flawless complexion, you can not conquer anything."