Fashion group Puig snaps up Charlotte Tilbury’s beauty empire

Executives at Puig have acquired a majority stake of Charlotte Tilbury’s beauty empire.The British make-up artist launched her namesake cosmetics company and skincare brand back in 2012, with the line including a range of popular lipsticks and foundati…

Executives at Puig have acquired a majority stake of Charlotte Tilbury’s beauty empire.

The British make-up artist launched her namesake cosmetics company and skincare brand back in 2012, with the line including a range of popular lipsticks and foundations.

Now, Tilbury has confirmed that she has sold her business to the team at the Barcelona-based fashion and perfume conglomerate.

“I’ve always dared to dream and create magic through beauty. I’m proud to be joining forces with Puig in a strategic partnership that will help us achieve our limitless ambitions,” the 47-year-old commented. “We’ve reached a pivotal point in our growth since launching seven years ago, and we’re looking forward to unlocking new opportunities with Puig, which is the perfect partner as we build an iconic brand to last.”

Despite rolling over a significant majority stake to Puig, Tilbury will remain as chairman, president, and chief creative officer of the company.

And a spokesperson for the firm is thrilled to have completed the deal.

“Puig and Charlotte Tilbury, two privately owned companies, have a strong connection through their shared core values, including creative storytelling, an entrepreneurial mindset and a sincere passion for empowering people through beauty,” they said. “The acquisition of a majority stake in Charlotte Tilbury will add an established and rapidly-growing makeup and skincare brand to Puig existing portfolio of fashion, fragrance and luxury beauty brands. Charlotte Tilbury also will be able to access Puig global footprint and operations to expand its worldwide presence.”

Puig bosses oversee the Nina Ricci, Carolina Herrera, and Paco Rabanne brands, with the company also the majority shareholder of Jean Paul Gaultier.

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Kate Bosworth loved ‘edgy’ canary yellow dress she wore to 2019 Oscars after-party

Kate Bosworth still thinks about the “edgy” canary yellow dress she selected to wear to a party following the 2019 Oscars.In an Instagram Live interview with make-up guru Charlotte Tilbury for her Charlotte’s Beauty Happy Hour series, the 37-year-old w…

Kate Bosworth still thinks about the “edgy” canary yellow dress she selected to wear to a party following the 2019 Oscars.

In an Instagram Live interview with make-up guru Charlotte Tilbury for her Charlotte’s Beauty Happy Hour series, the 37-year-old was asked to name the “iconic beauty moment” that changed her life.

And while the Blue Crush actress has had many stunning red carpet moments, it was her show-stopping sleeveless yellow gown by Vietnamese designer Cong Tri, which featured delicate embellishment and a sweeping train, that was at the top of her list.

“I wore this canary yellow dress for the Vanity Fair Oscars party, it’s a hard colour to wear,” Kate explained. “Any time I can skate the line to edgy I will. It’s a little tricky, but any time it works, it’s fun.”

Elsewhere in the Q&A session, the star shared her skincare ritual, and said she’s a huge fan of using at-home laser therapy treatments on her face.

“I use a handheld laser called Light Stim, it’s a handheld mask that emits red and blue frequencies. It’s really incredible, I use it all the time,” she noted.

Kate also revealed she is a devout sunscreen wearer and desperately seeks shade when out and about.

“I always protect my skin with sunscreen, I am always hiding under things when there is sun. I will take a baggy sweatshirt and drape it over my head!” the blonde beauty laughed.

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Kate Moss ‘doesn’t always listen’ to Naomi Campbell’s make-up tips

Kate Moss “doesn’t always listen” to Naomi Campbell’s beauty advice. The British supermodels have been friends since they met on a shoot in Los Angeles in 1992, when they were teenagers rising up the ranks of the fashion world, and Moss has now reveale…

Kate Moss “doesn’t always listen” to Naomi Campbell’s beauty advice.

The British supermodels have been friends since they met on a shoot in Los Angeles in 1992, when they were teenagers rising up the ranks of the fashion world, and Moss has now revealed that her pal always likes to dish out beauty and make-up advice, but she doesn’t always take it.

“Naomi Campbell is always telling me where to go for good treatments. She gives me make-up tips too, but to be honest, I don’t always listen,” she told Stylist magazine. “When I was younger, I wore a lot of black eyeliner and she was always like, ‘Take it off, take it off,’ but I loved it too much.”

The 45-year-old has undoubtedly learned countless beauty tips and tricks during her career in the modelling industry. However, she doesn’t feel the need to share them with her 16-year-old daughter Lila Grace, because she’s an expert with make-up already.

“I don’t dare give my daughter Lila Grace advice, but I love watching her do her make-up. She knows how to use gloss and highlighters. Sometimes I think, ‘How has she done that?’ It never looks the same on me,” Moss added.

She also wouldn’t offer recommendations to her younger sister Lottie, as the 21-year-old model is completely different to her and “she has a really good look going on”.

Elsewhere in the interview, the fashion star shared that make-up artist Charlotte Tilbury got her into sheet masks, which she uses on relaxing Sundays while watching TV, and beauty expert Val Garland showed her the benefits of a jade roller.

“Val Garland always uses a jade roller on me and it really works. I use it to de-puff and for its lymphatic drainage properties. I take so much more care with my skincare these days,” she commented.

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Amber Valletta dyes eyebrows with men’s hair colour product

Amber Valletta uses a men’s hair colour product to dye her eyebrows.The model/actress, who was one of the fashion industry’s most sought-after faces in the 1990s, is the latest star to share details about her daily beauty regime in a tutorial for Vog…

Amber Valletta uses a men’s hair colour product to dye her eyebrows.

The model/actress, who was one of the fashion industry’s most sought-after faces in the 1990s, is the latest star to share details about her daily beauty regime in a tutorial for Vogue.com. 

In the video, Amber explained that she dedicates quite a lot of time to grooming her signature arches each day and isn’t afraid to tint them with Just For Men dye when she needs to.  

“My eyebrows look a little intense right now, because I bleached them blonde a couple of weeks ago for a shoot, and by this week, they looked kind of tiger print. They were blonde and brown, and my eyebrows are really dark – they’re the colour of my eyelashes. So, I thought maybe I should dye them, so I didn’t look crazy shooting this, and yeah, I used Just For Men beard colour and I kind of look like Groucho Marx. So, bear with me,” she commented, before explaining that she always brushes her eyebrows before applying any make-up. “I’m an eyebrow freak… Any make-up artist who knows me, knows the way to make me happy is just to come and check my eyebrows.”  

Amber went on to share that she swears by using Charlotte Tilbury’s Legendary Brows in Clear as the gel formula ensures her eyebrows stay in place all day.  

And while she confessed to over-tweezing in the ’90s when thin eyebrows were all the rage, the blonde beauty is pleased bold brows have made a comeback.  

“When I first started in the ’90s it was all about super-thin eyebrows. I’m so sad because I had these big beautiful caterpillar eyebrows! But they’re pretty good considering that they’ve been tweezed and bleached, and pretty much taken off,” the 45-year-old smiled.

Other products Amber recommended in her tutorial included Augustinus Bader’s The Cream, Cle de Peau’s Concealer with Broad Spectrum SPF 25, and the Snapshot Blush Stick Rouge from her own capsule beauty collection for German retailer Douglas.  

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Shanina Shaik uses luxury bamboo brush to blend her make-up

Shanina Shaik swears a luxury bamboo brush is the secret to achieving flawless make-up.The Australian model continues to be one of the most sought-after names in the fashion industry, having walked the runway for the likes of Victoria’s Secret, Philipp…

Shanina Shaik swears a luxury bamboo brush is the secret to achieving flawless make-up.

The Australian model continues to be one of the most sought-after names in the fashion industry, having walked the runway for the likes of Victoria’s Secret, Philipp Plein, and Alberta Ferretti.

Now, Shanina has divulged some of her best beauty tips in a tutorial for Vogue.com, including the way she uses a special blending tool.

“This brush, I love. It’s a bamboo brush and it’s by my favourite make-up artist, one of my favourites, Rae Morris. And she created these brushes,” she said, demonstrating how she uses the tool – which is priced from $102.95 (£78.30) – to work in her Charlotte Tilbury Magic Away Concealer and a few drops of foundation into her complexion.

“She actually went to Japan and had these done, and what I love about it is (that) it’s a blender, so it gets every nook and cranny on your face. I actually don’t use a beauty blender, I use this.”

Shanina is a fan of Rae Morris’ Invisible Mattifier and Charlotte Tilbury’s Hollywood Flawless Filter foundation too, and always carries several different shades of concealer in her cosmetics kit because her “skin colour changes all the time”.

The brunette star will dot the product to conceal blemishes or undereye circles as well, admitting she has learned to care for her skin after suffering breakouts as a teenager.

“My mum and my grandmother have really good skin. But I witnessed by grandmother moisturising her skin day and night without fail, so I pretty much copied her, thought it was good. When I was a teenager, I had really oily skin. So, my skin was breaking out so much,” the 28-year-old recalled. “It was really bad, and I was modelling and it didn’t help my self-esteem with bad skin. I think that’s why I love learning about the skin and skincare regimes.

“You can map your skin. I’m breaking out here (lower cheeks), that means it’s hormonal breakouts, so you know what time of the month it is for me. And then here (forehead) is where you’ve been eating a lot or maybe alcohol and diet.”

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Alexa Chung finds combing her eyebrows ‘very relaxing’

Alexa Chung always takes time to comb her eyebrows as she finds the process “really therapeutic”.The British designer and presenter is known for her ability to pull off just about any fashion or beauty trend and always turns heads when she steps out on…

Alexa Chung always takes time to comb her eyebrows as she finds the process “really therapeutic”.

The British designer and presenter is known for her ability to pull off just about any fashion or beauty trend and always turns heads when she steps out onto the red carpet.

Alexa has now shared some of her top secrets for looking good in a video tutorial for Vogue.com and divulged that she insists on doing her own brows.

“(I) just brush those guys up. I spent years growing these back after some ’90s overplucking,” she said, before going on to demonstrate how she will brush her arches up with a toothbrush if she doesn’t have a spoolie brush. “I also, when I have my make-up done, if I’m lucky enough to, they have to hand me the brush, ’cause this is one of my favourite things to do. I find it really therapeutic. It’s very relaxing.”

Alexa went on to explain that she is a big fan of The Cream by Augustinus Bader, Lucas’ Papaw Ointment, La Mer’s The Concealer and RMS’ Un Cover-Up Foundation.

She also uses a black eyeliner pen to achieve her signature cat-eye look.

“My guide for it is to follow the bottom of your eye up, so it’s kind of like an extension of that and that’s your marker. Other people do things like measuring degrees or things that seem quite mathematical, but I just think you are going for something that’s like up and out,” the 35-year-old commented of her technique.

Elsewhere, Alexa used Glossier’s Lash Slick Mascara on her lashes and Charlotte Tilbury’s Matte Revolution Lipstick in Pillow Talk on her pout. She outlined how she uses Dior Backstage’s Glow Face Palette on her eyes too.

“I am a magpie for pretty, coloured things,” she smiled. “I believe (this) is meant to be for like highlighting your face, cheeks, et cetera… I don’t understand how to do that contour, or highlight, or whatever. So, I just thought it was really nice and I’m going to use it as an eyeshadow.”

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Alessandra Ambrosio grateful ‘bushy eyebrows’ are back in fashion

Alessandra Ambrosio is very thankful to see “bushy” eyebrows have made a major comeback.The Brazilian supermodel, who hung up her Angel wings following 17 shows for Victoria’s Secret in 2017, continues to be one of the most sought-after names in the in…

Alessandra Ambrosio is very thankful to see “bushy” eyebrows have made a major comeback.

The Brazilian supermodel, who hung up her Angel wings following 17 shows for Victoria’s Secret in 2017, continues to be one of the most sought-after names in the industry.

Having spent hundreds of hours in the make-up chair, Alessandra has tried out all sorts of beauty trends, but she has now shared that she is happy to see bold brows return.

“I’m from the ’80s, so in the ’90s when I started modelling, there was almost no eyebrows,” she said in a video tutorial for Vogue.com. “That was the trend, having like really fine eyebrows. Thankfully, they (are) still here ’cause now it’s all about a bushy eyebrow.”

Alessandra went on to share that she simply uses a brow gel to groom her signature arches as part of her “beachy, Brazilian” make-up routine. The mother-of-two also swears by preparing her skin with Dr. Barbara Sturm’s Sun Drops and Beauty Counter’s SPF20 tinted moisturiser, making sure to tap in gently to the skin underneath her eyes.

“When you’re near the eyes, just use your ring finger, ’cause it’s the weakest. It’s nice for the eyes and it doesn’t create wrinkles,” the 38-year-old advised.

Elsewhere in the demonstration, Alessandra explained that NARS’ Lipstick in Dolce Vita, a dusty rose shade, is her favourite lip product, while to achieve her signature sun-kissed look, she applies a combination of Costa Brazil’s Kaya Jungle Firming Body Oil with Charlotte Tilbury’s Supermodel Body Highlighter.

“I like to keep it nice and moist, and shiny and pretty and glowy. You know, you want to get that glow,” she said, adding that she is also a fan of Chanel’s Soleil Tan de Chanel in Bronze Universel. “It smells really good. I don’t even know what it smells like, but I think it’s the product that smells better than anything else!”

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Adwoa Aboah talks dark side of social media

Adwoa Aboah views Instagram feeds full of glamorous snaps as “detrimental” to girls.Since becoming a world-famous model, Londoner Adwoa has dedicated herself to helping young women find their voice. She set up Gurls Talk, an online community for young…

Adwoa Aboah views Instagram feeds full of glamorous snaps as “detrimental” to girls.

Since becoming a world-famous model, Londoner Adwoa has dedicated herself to helping young women find their voice.

She set up Gurls Talk, an online community for young women to open up, in 2015, and is often vocal about the dark side of social media.

Calling Instagram “a devil and an angel”, she told the London Evening Standard: “It’s given lots of people all over the world the chance to come together and talk about a variety of things, and it’s given me a platform.

“Then there is that part of my job where I have to post glamorous photos. Am I adding to the message of how people think about themselves, and beauty, and the lack of confidence in young girls? I definitely believe it is highly detrimental when it is just glamour photos. It can give a rose-tinted view of life…I know that if I’m in a vulnerable place and I trail through Instagram, I can get myself in a horrible head-space.”

On Thursday (18Oct18), the 26-year-old, who has worked for the likes Armani, Fendi, and Alexander Wang, will be presiding over Save the Children’s Big Up Uganda Auction, along with photographer Felix Cooper.

Among the items up for sale are a customised pair of Christian Louboutin shoes and a makeover by Charlotte Tilbury, who’s just been tapped to work on the 2018 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

“Inspired by our visit to Save the Children’s projects in Uganda in 2017, we returned motivated and passionate to make a difference to children’s lives. Every penny you generously donate in this auction will help Save the Children transform children’s lives in Uganda,” Adwoa and Felix wrote on the Big Up Uganda website.

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Victoria’s Secret taps Charlotte Tilbury for Fashion Show

Make-up artist to the stars Charlotte Tilbury will be working her magic on the army of beauties walking in the 2018 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.Most of the details surrounding the annual lingerie spectacular are still a secret, but it has been confi…

Make-up artist to the stars Charlotte Tilbury will be working her magic on the army of beauties walking in the 2018 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

Most of the details surrounding the annual lingerie spectacular are still a secret, but it has been confirmed that the runway will be taking place back in New York, after spending the last few years overseas.

The exact venue and date are still being kept under wraps, though plenty of models have confirmed they’ll be taking part, including Winnie Harlow, making her debut, and Kelsey Merritt, who will make history as the first Filipino woman to walk.

However, it has now been confirmed that cosmetics queen Charlotte has been tasked with creating the beauty looks for the show.

“I am beyond excited to officially announce that I am the exclusive make-up sponsor of the heavenly, world-famous, iconic Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2018, in one of my favourite cities – New York!!” she exclaimed in a statement.

This isn’t the first time Charlotte, who will celebrate her brand’s fifth anniversary this year, has teamed with the underwear label on the famous fashion show, but she still calls the appointment a dream come true.

And it could mean new products in the pipeline at Charlotte Tilbury, as the flame-haired make-up artist has previously been inspired by Victoria’s Secret models.

“I have worked at this incredible, legendary show before and the dreamy, gorgeous, supermodels have inspired the beauty DNA for so many of my magical products – from the perfect pouts to glowing goddess eyes!!” she shared. “I will also be bringing back two gorgeous, limited-edition products that will be used on the Angels to create the official look.”

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Emily Ratajkowski takes charge of her mother’s and girlfriends’ make-up

Emily Ratajkowski likes to do her mother’s and girlfriends’ make-up for special events.The actress and model is always one to watch on the red carpet, where she tends to pair chic designer outfits with sultry beauty looks. But during a tutorial video f…

Emily Ratajkowski likes to do her mother’s and girlfriends’ make-up for special events.

The actress and model is always one to watch on the red carpet, where she tends to pair chic designer outfits with sultry beauty looks. But during a tutorial video for Vogue.com, Emily shared that she not only likes to do her own make-up but enjoys getting her mother Kathleen and good pals all glammed up for parties too.

“As much I really love make-up artists and respect them so much, I do think there’s something to be said for knowing your own face… When I do my girlfriends’ make-up, I do the same look,” she said, adding that she’s been doing her mum’s make-up since she was young. “I also grew up doing my mom’s make-up, she always let me do her make-up – and I still do. So that definitely was part of the reason that I developed such a love for it.”

In the clip, Emily also detailed the products she uses to achieve a date night look. After moisturising, she applies Charlotte Tilbury’s Magic Foundation to her face using her fingers because she feels the technique makes the pigment “blend more seamlessly”.

Next, she grooms her eyebrows using a coat of Maybelline’s Great Lash Clear Mascara.

“I don’t feel like a normal person unless my eyebrows are brushed up. To me, there’s nothing sadder than an eyebrow when it’s smushed down. So, this is a key step and I try to do it pretty early on because otherwise the rest is thrown off,” the 27-year-old commented.

The Gone Girl star then dabs on Milk Makeup’s Highlighter Stick in Lit on the areas of her face where the light hits, some bronzer and lots of blush on her cheeks. She also swipes a shimmery highlighter or eyeshadow around the lower lash line.

“A lot of people like to highlight the inside of their eye but I actually think it looks better and makes your eyes look bigger when you bring it all the way around,” she insisted.

To finish her five-minute routine, Emily coats her lashes with Glossier’s Lash Stick Mascara, lines her lips with Marc Jacobs’ Le Marc Lip Creme in dark red colour J’Adore and adds a slick of Pat McGrath’s Lust Lip Gloss in Blitz Gold.

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