How to get the 'Clean Makeup' look

How to get the 'Clean Makeup' look

As beauty trends continue to evolve, the clean makeup look is gaining popularity among beauty enthusiasts. This trend is all about creating a natural, fresh-faced appearance while still enhancing your features with a subtle touch of makeup. In this post, I’ll be sharing some tips and tricks on how to achieve the clean makeup look.

Step 1: Start with a Clean Canvas

Before applying any makeup, make sure your face is clean and moisturized. Use a gentle cleanser to remove any dirt or impurities, and then apply your favorite moisturizer to hydrate your skin. This will create a smooth base for your makeup and help it last longer.

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Step 2: Apply a Lightweight Foundation

When it comes to the clean makeup look, less is definitely more. Instead of heavy, full-coverage foundation, opt for a lightweight formula that will even out your skin tone without looking cakey. Look for a foundation that matches your skin tone and blends easily, and apply it with a brush or sponge for a seamless finish.

ELF Flawless Satin Foundation with SPF15
ELF Flawless Satin Foundation with SPF15 (view in shop)

Step 3: Conceal Any Imperfections

If you have any blemishes or dark circles, use a concealer to hide them. Again, choose a lightweight formula that won’t look heavy or obvious on your skin. Dab a small amount of concealer onto the areas you want to conceal, and blend it in with a brush or sponge.

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Step 4: Add a Touch of Color to Your Cheeks

To add some color and dimension to your face, use a blush or bronzer to contour your cheekbones. Choose a shade that complements your skin tone and apply it lightly with a brush, blending it outwards towards your hairline.

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Step 5: Define Your Eyes

For a clean makeup look, you don’t need to go overboard with eye makeup. Use a neutral eyeshadow shade to add some depth to your eyes, and then apply mascara to make your lashes stand out. If you want to define your brows, use a brow pencil or gel to fill them in naturally.ELF Bite Size Eyeshadows

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Step 6: Finish with a Nude Lip

To complete your clean makeup look, choose a nude lipstick or gloss that complements your skin tone. This will give your lips a natural-looking sheen without overpowering the rest of your makeup.

ELF Lip Lacquer
ELF Lip Lacquer (view in shop)

Final Thoughts

The clean makeup look is all about enhancing your natural beauty without looking like you’re wearing a lot of makeup. By following these simple steps, you can achieve a fresh-faced, natural look that’s perfect for any occasion. Remember, less is more, so keep it simple and let your natural beauty shine through.

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