How to Perfect the No–Makeup Makeup Look

Do you ever have an early class and are too lazy to apply a full face of makeup,
but still want to look awake? Trust me, I have been there many times and have learned to perfect the “no-makeup” makeup look. Nobody will know you had no sleep the night before. It takes around 5-8 minutes to create this look, so if you are ever in a rush or truly just lazy, this will help you out.

The no-makeup makeup look

1. Moisturizer

You should always start your makeup with a clean and moisturized base. The key to
healthy, glowy skin, is moisturizer. My favorite moisturizer that is amazing for everyday
use is Cetaphil moisturizing lotion. I also usually apply eye cream to keep my under-eyes hydrated—the one I use every morning is Belif’s Moisturizing Eye Bomb.

Moisturizing Eye Bomb

Cetaphil moisturizing lotion

2. Concealer

When I am creating a no-makeup, makeup look, I usually skip foundation. I will apply
concealer to the spots that need it. For example, I will spot-conceal any pimples I have
and my under-eye dark circles. I usually use two different shades of Tarte Shape Tape Concealer—one to cover my dark circles, and a little bit of a darker one on pimples, so I don’t enhance them.

Tarte shape tape concealer

3. Powder

Next, I will apply Laura Mercier’s loose powder only to the spots I used concealer. You don’t want to put powder all over your face, otherwise it will look cake-y and dry. Then, after applying powder, I always spray Mario Badesqu’s Rose Water spray, to make the powder melt into the skin.

Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder

Mario Badescu rose facial spray

4. Eyebrows

After powder, I fill in my eyebrows with Anastasia Beverly Hills dip brow pomade. I
take an angled brush and fill the eyebrows as naturally as possible.

DIPBROW™ Pomade5. Mascara

Lastly, I will curl my lashes. Then I apply Maybelline’s Falsies Push Up Angel mascara to my top and bottom eyelashes. Applying mascara will instantly widen your eyes and make you look more awake.

THE FALSIES PUSH UP ANGEL™ WASHABLE MASCARA

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