A primer, luminizer and all-around magical makeup enhancer

Are you sick of me talking about Charlotte Tilbury yet? Well, you shouldn’t be… And if you’ve tried any of her incredible items, you surely know what all the buzz is about. So of course, I placed an order the day the line became available in the States, and among my first round of picks was the Wonder Glow.

All you really need to know is that this pre-foundation complexion enhancer instantly revives dull, lackluster skin. This featherweight lotion is formulated with light-diffusing pigments that actually pick up surrounding light and bounce it off your face in the form of a radiant glow. At the same time it softens the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and evens out discoloration and imperfections in a flash.

As if that’s not enough, it’s also packed with hydrating hyaluronic acid to keep skin hydrated throughout the day, and there’s also a peptide complex that keeps your skin’s collagen happy and healthy for the long run.

You can use it on its own if you’re having a fairly good skin day, or under your usual foundation. (I’ve been wearing it under Eve Lom’s Radiance Perfected Tinted Moisturizer—and receiving many, many compliments.) You can also mix it with your foundation to make it a little lighter and more luminous, and you can also apply it over makeup to give skin a mid-day or pre-going-out pick-me-up.

In a word (or two), it’s brilliant, and I’ll never, ever be without it. I promise.

IBB Tip: I actually placed two orders on launch day, one from Net-a-Porter and one from the Charlotte Tilbury website. The only difference: Thanks to free next day shipping (talk about luck!) from Net-a-Porter, I had my goodies the next day. But the order from CT direct took a painfully slow week to arrive. The line is also available at Nordstrom.com and Beautylish, so I recommend comparing shipping costs and speeds so you can get your stuff ASAP!

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