Staying at home should not make anyone feel less beautiful. If you want to dress up and put on a little makeup, then feel free to do so. Even if you cannot go out as much as you used to do, you can still experiment on some looks while staying inside the house. Think of it as preparing for the future night out or the next travel you will experience soon.
If you are done with the experimental look and just want to explore a simple everyday makeup you can do at home, we got your back! Let us teach you how to achieve a no-makeup makeup look.
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How to Do the No-Makeup Makeup Look
If you want to have a simple yet still fab look while staying at home, no-makeup makeup is perfect for you. This makeup trend is the best for those who are over with the smokey eyes trend and want to highlight their natural beauty instead. It is the perfect makeup to wear when you are doing online meetings wherein you do not want to look too overly prepared, but you do not want to look too casual and unready.
Before we begin, here are the things you need to have:
Nude makeup palette
Brow makeup and brow mascara
Follow these steps to take to get that no-makeup makeup look:
Prepare your skin
First, you need to get your primer and apply it evenly to your face. Primer helps improve the coverage of your face and also lengthens the amount of time your makeup will last on your face. It also helps improve the texture of your skin. It hides fine lines, large pores, and other textures for a smoother base.
Quench your skin’s thirst with this two-in-one moisturizer and primer from Laura Geller and save time on your beauty regimen.
This ultra-hydrating primer from jane iredale smooths and hydrates skin to create long lasting, ideal makeup canvas. It can help maintain your skin’s youthful appearance and minimize the appearance of pores and fine lines while bringing out your natural radiance.
Correct the imperfections
A smooth canvas is necessary to achieve beautiful natural makeup. Using your color-correcting concealer, try to even out your skin color.
- If there is uneven redness on your skin, use a green concealer.
- If your skin looks dull, try using a lavender concealer.
- If you have dark circles, use a peach concealer.
- For other skin discoloration, use a yellow concealer.
This incredible all-in-one color-correcting palette from Stila neutralizes any skin tone imperfection or discoloration.
This Dr. Hauschka palette has four translucent shades, and can reduce the appearance of redness, and lightens shadows. Its luminous mineral pigments are combined with nourishing botanical ingredients such as soothing anthyllis and witch hazel for a flawless appearance.
Do not forget to blend well.
Apply your foundation
Using a makeup blender, apply your foundation over your face. To achieve a more natural effect, we recommend using a matte foundation.
This award-winning foundation from Glo Skin delivers unsurpassed coverage that nourishes, corrects and protects the skin. Pressed base means a buildable, sheer to full coverage with a flawless, semi-matte finish.
This jane iredale foundation is a clean, weightless, multitasking 3-in-1 liquid foundation with buildable, stay-put coverage and a natural-looking semi-matte finish. The product is formulated with skin-nourishing, plant-based ingredients, and is 100% vegan and always cruelty-free.
Excellent flat-headed brush for pressed powders available in goat hair (graphite) or Naturon (rose gold).
Use this to apply and blend mineral makeup foundation. This way, the foundation has better staying power as they are smoothed more deeply into the complexion for a finish that lasts all day.
Prep your eyelids
Now that your face is ready, you need to move to your eyes. Prepare them by applying an eyelid primer. It also helps give you smoother skin to work on later.
The Elizabeth Arden Advanced Eye Fix Primer works as an invisible shield between eyelids and eye color, so shadows, liners and powders stay put, stay fresh and color-true longer.
This lightweight, oil-, fragrance-, and paraben-free formula keeps your eye shadow picture-perfect from daytime to Prime Time. This blogger-loved eye primer easily glides on for crease-resistant, intense color that lasts.
Add your eyeshadow
Using your natural palette, find a color that best matches your skin. Apply it on your lid and blend well. Next, get a darker tone and apply it to your crease. This trick will add depth to your eyes. Lastly, choose a lighter shade and apply it to your brow bone to act as the highlighter. It will help create perception and depth, as well as accentuate the angle of your brow.
This palette of matte, metallic, shimmer, and sparkle finishes offers 10 universal shades of silky smooth, blendable pigment. Change your look easily with a range of colors from warm pale peach and rose gold to cool plum and deep black.
The JAPONESQUE Velvet Touch Eye Shadow Palette is an ultra-light, silky formula that keeps eye shadow crease-free and colors true. Creates a multitude of eye looks with buttery-rich neutral pigments.
Open up your eyes
After the eyeshadow, you need to open up your eyes by using brown eyeliner. Do not line up the eyes entirely. Dot your lash lines instead to achieve a more natural effect. It can also make it look like you have fuller lashes.
This demi-matte brown liquid eyeliner pen will bring any look to life. This quick-dry formula has a superfine, flexible felt-tip to give you the versatility to create any look, even the signature Lady Gaga wing.
If you prefer to use a pencil instead, then try theBalm – highly pigmented with a satiny finish, these guys offer a smooth line.
Define your brows
Next, you need to define your brows to frame your face better. Use your eyebrow makeup, and do not forget to add your brow mascara.
This eyebrow mousse from blinc is designed to give enhancing, water-resistant, and moisturizing color to your eyebrows. It fills in nicely sparse areas to create the perfect brow line that cannot fade, run, or smudge.
This popular brow gel from Grande Cosmetics comes in tinted or clear, and is a water-resistant, brush-on brow gel infused with volumizing fibers and conditioning peptides.
RevitaLash Hi-Def Brow Gel is another multi-tasking, unisex, eyebrow setting gel that helps sculpt, control and shape eyebrows for immediate, lasting, and dramatic results.
Don’t forget the lashes
After the brows, add mascara to your lashes. A coat or two would help give your lashes a volumizing effect.
To complement our theme today, Perricone MD’s No Makeup Mascara is a 2-in-1 lash treatment and mascara clinically proven to impart the appearance of more lifted, thicker lashes. A revolutionary dual-faced, root-to-tip brush and fine-tooth comb ensure precise application.
Buxom’s Lash Volumizing Mascara is a vitamin-enriched, clump-resistant formula stands up to H20 while deepening, darkening and thickening lashes.
Go for a nude lipstick
Last but not least, to complete the no-makeup makeup look, finish the look with nude lipstick. It is best to use a matte one for a more natural effect. Choose the tone that suits your skin best.
LIPSTICK QUEEN The Sinners Opaque Lipstick, Nude Rose is a “brighter” natural color. It works with everything and especially our no-makeup look. It’s a lively nude shade that brightens your face.
LORAC has highly-pigmented color w/an opaque, matte finish. The duchess is a rosy nude color.
There is no right or wrong time to wear makeup. You wear it whenever you feel like it. The no-makeup makeup is one of the most flexible and flattering makeup to wear any time of the day, so while you still have the time, try and see how it goes for you.
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