The Low-Maintenance Girl’s Guide To Makeup

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Not everyone is a fan of a full face of makeup, whether you don’t like the feeling of products on your skin or you just don’t have time to try out the latest beauty trends. However, even girls who prefer to go au naturel can have moments when they want to step it up a bit. Here, six tricks for pulling off a polished and pretty no-makeup makeup look.

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@bellahadid

Ditch The Foundation

Instead of a thick layer of liquid or powder, try a tinted moisturizer as a base. Lightweight formulas and color-correcting complexes get the job done and don't feel heavy.

Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum

$44

Laura Mercier

BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream

$30

Sephora

Sheer Color Tinted Moisturizer

$20

Stila Cosmetics

Velvet Matte Skin Tint

$44

NARS

@marthahunt

Don't Skip Concealer

Toning down blemishes and under-eye circles can help you achieve an even canvas without a full face of makeup. Try a weightless, hydrating concealer formula for the best coverage (and to avoid a cakey look).

IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Corrector

$29

Ulta

Cover Fx Blemish Treatment Concealer

$25

Sephora

Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Complete Coverage Concealer,

$28

Nordstrom

NYX Above and Beyond Full Coverage Concealer

$5

Amazon

@joansmalls

Use Clear Eyebrow Gel

If you don't want to fill in your brows, just make sure they're in place. No need for pencils, pomades or colored gels—simply apply a coat of clear gel to tame unruliness.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Gel in Clear

$22

Sephora

Marc Jacobs Beauty Brow Tamer Grooming Gel

$24

Sephora

Legendary Brows in Clear

$23

Charlotte Tilbury

Brow Gel

$6

Sonia Kashuk

@taylor_hill

Opt For Brown Or Clear Mascara

We normally gravitate toward black mascara for the fullest lashes possible, but a brown or clear version will give a more natural look.

Lancome Definicils High Definition Mascara in Brown

$28

Neiman Marcus

Clinique Naturally Glossy Mascara

$18

Neiman Marcus

Maybelline Great Lash Clear Mascara

$6

Amazon

@emrata

Don't Forget Bronzer

Give your face a subtle glow with a few strokes of powdered bronzer. Rather than contouring and sculpting with darker shades, stick to one closer to your natural skin tone.

Too Faced Soleil Matte Bronzer

$30

Amazon

Guerlain Terracotta Bronzing Powder

$53

Sephora

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Bronzer

$50

Sephora

Laura Mercier Bronzing Pressed Powder

$34

Amazon

@lilyaldridge

Illuminate With Oil

It seems like everyone's obsessed with highlighter these days. Try using an oil rather than powder or balm for a natural-looking dewiness.

Physicians Formula Argan Wear Argan Oil

$9

Amazon

Tatcha Camellia Beauty Oil

$55

Amazon

The Glow Enhancer Dry Face Oil

$48

Elcie Cosmetics

Oribe Radiant Drops Golden Face Oil

$105

Nordstrom