Charlotte Tilbury | Bar Of Gold

Charlotte Tilbury | Bar Of Gold

A highlighter as glam as a Bar of Gold! This skin gilding powder creates a envious flawless sheen and its made me love Charlotte Tilbury even more.
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Its come to my attention that out of my makeup stash, highlighters are possibly overtaking my other items. Who knew a girl needed more highlighters than mascaras or blushes?!

One of my 21st birthday presents, Bar of Gold Skin Gilding Highlighter has been put into good use the past few weeks so I thought it was time it made an appearance on my blog.

For starters, how cute does it look? It literally fits in the palm of your hand and its definitely travel friendly. The highlighter is boxed in rose gold packaging and even has engraved Charlotte’s logo along with ‘Fine Gold 999.9’.

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I had to stick with the rose gold theme in the photos but the bar of gold comes with magnetic closing so its easy to keep it protected. As the box notes, the highlighter looks beautiful on your cheekbones and cupids bow. With a single swipe, the highlighter is a true gold shade with a metallic effect. In the sun, it just glistens and looks great in all lighting, its not glittery its more a creamy sheen.

As its a birthday present, I can’t really talk about pricing but in my point of view as a treat – its worth it. I have highlighters from all price ranges and you can definitely see the quality in this. Even though its only little, I can see it lasting a lot longer due to the high pigment and it covering easily.

You get the golden goddess look so easily with this bar of gold!

To see the full effect of this skin gilding highlighter, I definitely recommend wearing it over a more dewy foundation. My Urban Decay and YSL foundations compliment this so well.

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As you can see on the swatch and a quick swipe over my makeup, you can see its quite subtle. The highlighter looks quite dramatic in the box but once applied you can make it subtle or build to the chosen look. I would definitely hold my hands up and say its up there with Mary Lou (here) and that’s my fave. This is definitely going to be put to good use in Ibiza.

Have you tried Bar of gold? Would you?

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Other Tilbury Posts here & here.



  1. Cole
    24 July 2016 / 1:00 pm

    This is so pretty, the photos in this post are so stunning!

    Coleoftheball xx

  2. 24 July 2016 / 2:40 pm

    This is gorgeous!! The packaging and the finish on your skin look lovely 😊

  3. 25 July 2016 / 4:20 pm

    okay firstly, your photography is just to die for. Ugrh so my jealousy right there. Secondly, what gorgeous bday presents! That rose gold packaging is just everything and I love that it looks like a gold bar! I quite like a subtle highlight on my everyday face anyways so this is such a lovely subtle glow on you! xx

    • 28 July 2016 / 8:05 pm

      Aw thanks Caroline so nice of you to say! I know its so pretty isn’t it, yeah its perfect. Thanks chick xx

    • 28 July 2016 / 8:06 pm

      I know! Haha that’s exactly what I thought, its so cute. Thank you 😀

  4. 25 July 2016 / 4:49 pm

    Gorgeous photos! This looks like a real beautiful highlight.
    Lucie xo |

  5. 26 July 2016 / 7:36 am

    This looks so beautiful, definitely want to try it. Looks like time has actually been spent on the packaging too as it’s more protected than most highlighters. Lovely post and lovely photography! xx

    • 28 July 2016 / 8:07 pm

      Yeah definitely, even though its cardboard its a lot more sturdy and protected! Thank you 🙂 xx

    • 28 July 2016 / 8:07 pm

      I can’t find it on the website to send you the link, must be out of stock! I know its definitely a splurge product!

  6. 27 July 2016 / 8:34 am

    This looks lovely. Love your photos 🙂 xx

    Beauty Talk With Lauren

    • 28 July 2016 / 8:08 pm

      Haha it really is!! Go on, treat yourself 😉 Thank you hun xxx

    • 28 July 2016 / 8:10 pm

      It really is Lucy! I know yeah that’s what everyone says haha its so pretty to look at xxx

  7. 3 August 2016 / 12:07 pm

    This is my favourite highlighter of all time I think… I’ve never found anything I like as much I don’t think! Despite it being smaller than I expected and I use a lot its not disappearing too quickly so that’s something!

    Victoria x

    • 4 August 2016 / 10:18 am

      Oh really!! Well that’s good then, I thought that actually now I’ve had it a month its barely gone down so look can be deceiving then 😀 x

  8. 6 August 2016 / 9:09 am

    I am yet to purchase anything by Charlotte Tilbury, I think this has completely won me over in to buying something now!

  9. summer
    6 August 2016 / 10:47 pm

    Oh my god! Its so so pretty (and you look lovely!)
    Summer xxx

    • 10 August 2016 / 5:24 pm

      It really is isn’t it! Thank you 🙂 xxx

  10. 31 August 2016 / 9:20 am

    Everything about this is gorgeously well put <3 they did not kid wheb they called it Bar of Gold. I'm just about to hit buy on this like asap. It looks gorgeous on you and abs stunning.

    • 31 August 2016 / 6:46 pm

      Aw thank you!! Haha I know, its so tempting 🙂

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