Get High Cheekbones with Charlotte Tilbury

Get High Cheekbones with Charlotte Tilbury’s Filmstar Bronze & Glow

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At first, I was quite sceptical about the Filmstar Bronze & Glow. I’ve read many conflicting reviews so I kept safe and I never bought it. However, recently I got my makeup done by Charlotte Tilbury and the makeup artist used the Filmstar Bronze & Glow on my face. Well, the rest is history. I fell in love with it and bought it on the spot. Quite a splurge if you ask me;) However, totally worth it especially if you want to get those high cheekbones.

What is the Filmstar Bronze & Glow

Charlotte Tilbury Contour

Filmstar Bronze & Glow is a contour palette which consists of one contour and one highlighter. It comes in 2 colours, light to medium and medium to dark. I got the light to medium. The contour helps to sculpt and shape your face and to get you killer cheekbones. The highlight adds shimmer and shine to the areas you want to accentuate.
The palette is beautiful, inside and out and is in classical Charlotte Tilbury style. The palette comes in a brown/maroon coloured packaging and the palette is its trademark gold art deco style. Totally glamorous and I love it:)

Using the Palette

Filmstar bronze glow

My favourite thing about the palette is that the contour colour is so subtle and natural looking. I read from a few people that they found the contour too orangey. I honestly did not have that issue at all and if you’ve followed me for a while you’ll know that I am super pale. On the contrary, I found that if you have pale skin this contour is much easier to use. The colour is so subtle and natural looking. If you want a stronger, bolder contour then you just add layers, it is very buildable and blends beautifully with an even coverage, there’s no patchyness.

The Pros and The Cons

There are pros and cons to everything in life, including the Filmstar Bronze & Glow. I’ll start with the cons to get them out of the way.
The obvious one is that the palette is very expensive for what you get. But then again, you probably already know that these are the Charlotte Tilbury prices. You get quality but it comes with a price. The last con is that it’s a shame the contour can’t be bought separately or as a refill. Most people use the contour more than the highlighter.
Another thing that I don’t love about the palette is that the contour is slightly shimmery. This is a personal preference, I always prefer my contour to be matte, you see I’m more the matte kinda girl. However, with that being said, I still love the contour because the colour is great and it’s not too heavy. Also, the shimmer is nice for dressier occasions.

Charlotte Tilbury (UK)

Is the Palette worth it?

Its a fabulous palette which sculpts the face really well. It gives you the defined features and high cheekbones that you want, without it looking like you’ve caked yourself in makeup. It’s really easy to use and its hard not to love it! So yes, it’s worth every pricey penny:)

Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze & Glow can be bought here for $68 and here for £49

Have a lovely day,

Hollie xx
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12 Responses

  1. Salim

    It really looks nice and the design is top notch. The bronze and glow results are going to the wonderful. I have used other products and ended up with creaky looks but I believe this will be effective and worth the price. Thanks for providing this great review.

    Have a nice day

  2. safiaram

    hello Hollie,

    I just see my drawers to see if I still have the Filmstar Bronze & Glow. I wii added to my shopping list this weekend, because I cannot stay without conducting contour. The contour completely changes the look with new hair style. LOL.

    The Palette brand has never used before by me. It looks awesome. you know what! one of the cons is that this brand not available in my country. I need to wait long time for shipping.

    I enjoy your info. about filmstar bronze & glow in general.

    • Hollie

      I agree- contour adds so much! Aw I hope it becomes available in your country soon x

  3. julienne murekatete

    Thank you for sharing with us this great review on cheekbones.I am a make up lover that’s why I am interested in Charlotte make up.

    Filmstar Bronze & Glow seems to be a good contour palette but the problem is that it is expensive compared to what I am using but the beauty is my priority so the price is no longer the problem.

    I will order it to enjoy its miracle on my face.

  4. Chrissie Spurgeon

    Hi Hollie

    The Bronze and Glow does sound amazing, if pricey as you say.

    I would love to get some and get the high cheekbone effect! But I am wondering if you know if it is equally effective with a (slightly!) older skin? And does it come with instructions as to how to get the best results, which I would really need, unless there is a video somewhere which shows how to use it!

    Thank you so much for your information.

    Chrissie 🙂

    • Hollie

      I think the Filmstar Bronze & Glow is perfect for any age. Look at the image on my post and the darker areas are where you should apply contour. After practising once or twice its pretty easy to get the hang of it.

  5. Joy gateru

    Personally I also read the reviews first before I make any purchase, currently in the market there are alot of fake products do I do some little research and experience from others before making a purchase, but now it’s clear with even with a well detailed context that the filmstar Blonnze& Glow is proven to be of good quality and class , I think with the little reviews I have done it’s appropriate.

    what am not sure about is whether it is applied on anytime of skin personally I do have an oily skin, so please can you please help me out to know whether its applicable to all types of skins.

    also kindly insert an affiliate link with the price of your marketing product toake it easy for a customer to purchase via your website.

    thank you.

    from Joy gateru.

    • Hollie

      You can apply it on any skin- if you have oily skin make sure you have primed your skin first. 

      There are already links if you wish to buy the product.

  6. Vapz

    My little sister has natural high cheek bones which makes her the more beautiful sister. So, I envied,loved admired and of course wished I got those too. I was delighted to find the FilmStar Bronze Glow as I had tried a few other products before my friend bought it as a gift for my 26th birthday. But like you said, the down side is the shimmer…. I didn’t like it so much,hence,I now only use it for when I am attending parties. All in all, you’ve done a good review of the Filmstar Bronze glow. It’s Expensive but worth the price. 

    • Hollie

      The shimmer is so subtle that it didn’t bother me for an everyday look too. But it doesn’t look the same on everyone. 

      P.s I’m sure you’re as beautiful as your sister!

  7. Cathy

    I’ve been looking for ways to highlight my cheekbones, but never seems to get a good combination of shades. I am currently learning from some YouTube video tutorials and practicing on my make-up skills whenever I can. Charlotte Tilbury is a well known product so I will definitely look into getting this one for my kit. Thanks for sharing. 

    • Hollie

      Practise a few times and I’m sure you will get the hang of it. The beauty of the Filmstar Bronze & Glow is that its very subtle so it won’t make you look orange with one swipe of the brush. It’s the perfect product to use when learning how to contour.

      Good luck!

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