7 Women Break Down Their Gorgeous Natural-Makeup Looks

Is it just us, or is applying heavy makeup the last thing you want to do at the moment? With the weather warming up, we're starting to look to lightweight formulations and products that are long-wearing. But what if you want to look like you're wearing barely any makeup, but still want the comfort of some key products?

We've been looking for ways to achieve a put-together makeup look with an effortless feel to it—and that requires just a few standout products. So who better to ask than some of the people who sport gorgeous and glowy natural-makeup looks every single day?

We have reached out to some of our favourite beauty influencers to find out which products they use to create their natural-makeup looks. From dewy skin and brushed-up brows to flushed cheeks and stained lips, between them, they've compiled the ultimate beauty edit. See their natural-makeup looks. Then shop all the products you need to re-create them for yourself.


Natural Makeup Looks: @basicstouch runs through her natural makeup look



Style Notes: Aïda always has one of the most beautiful natural-makeup looks we've seen. Handily, many of her products come from the same (incredibly affordable) brand, too. We especially love how Aïda creates a defined pout by using H&M's editor-adored lipstick pencil in tandem with a lighter matte cream. 


Armani's formulas are renowned for making your skin look like the best version of itself.

This brow pencil has a micro-fine tip for creating realistic brow hairs.

Effortlessly coats lashes with a buildable formula that can take you from day to night.

We're so impressed with the pigment of this concealer, which comes in with an affordable price tag, too.

With a translucent finish, this is ideal for taking away shine from oily areas when setting your makeup.

From muted pinks to earthy browns, this neutral palette is a must have in any makeup bag.

A deep wine shade of red looks so chic. Pair with pared back makeup for a French-girl makeup look.


Natural Makeup Looks: @heartzeena talks us through her natural makeup look and the prep involved



Style Notes: Zeena's flawless natural makeup look begins with a rigorous skincare regime, which involves potent products with vitamin C and floral extracts. When it comes to her base, she also opts for a nourishing formula by way of a tinted serum instead of a heavy foundation, and then finishes with a feather-light coating of mascara on her lashes. 


A staple in so many beauty editor's stash. It helps to brighten dark spots, evening the skin tone and giving a dose of radiance.

Ideal for all skin types, this cleanser transforms from an oil to a milky cream to remove makeup effortlessly.

This hydrating toner contains hand-picked rose petals and vitamin B5 to leave skin calm and hydrated.

These individual vitamin C capsules are ideal for travelling. As vitamin C can often become ineffective after being exposed to air, this formulation stays active, so you get more effective results.

For days when you don't want to wear heavy makeups, but are still after a glow, this delivers. The serum is tinted with a sheer bronze hue that revives lacklustre complexions with a dose of vitamin E and peptides too.

Perfect for adding a flush to the the skin. It's very bendable and pigmented, so you don't need to use much.

Favoured by many beauty insiders, this brow gel grooms brows neatly into place without being detectable.

This cult mascara volumes and lifts lashes beautifully.


Style Notes: For Chloe, much of her natural makeup look revolves around her skincare preparation. First, she works creams from Bobbi Brown into her complexion, followed by a spritz of Kiehl's Iris Extract Essence. Then, much of her focus consists of adding flush to her cheeks, structure to her brows, and a slick of mascara to her lengthy lashes. 


If you find your concealer settles into fine lines, this eye cream is a must-try for helping makeup glide on smoothly and any flawless all day

Makeup artists and beauty editors alike love this cult moisturiser for prepping the skin before makeup.

Helps to refine the look of lines by exfoliating and hydrating the skin.

Loved by beauty insiders and editors, you cannot go wrong by investing in this concealer. It covers blemishes, dark circles and won't settle into fine lines.

Everything you could possibly need for touchups throughout the day. 

This gorgeous rose-tone lipstick suits all skin tones and has a satin finish that moisturises lips.


Natural Makeup Looks: @modestmira_ showcases a dewy complexion with a naturally flush lip



Style Notes: Like Chloe, Amira kicks off her natural makeup look by ensuring her skin is deeply moisturised, so first, she applies a layer of Elizabeth Arden's Eight Hour Cream—a staple in many a makeup artists' kit.  Then, she uses Nars' Creamy Concealer in Custard to create a flawless base, on top of which blends her MAC cream blush and finishes with a sweep of Estée Lauder's industry-adored Bronze Goddess bronzer.


This moisturiser has reached icon status among beauty insiders. It is lightweight yet nourishing, making it the perfect base for makeup.

A peachy blush adds life to cheeks, and MAC's formula blends beautifully.


Style Notes: As far as natural-makeup looks go, they don't come more streamlined than Hannah's. For her base, she uses Glossier's renowned Stretch Concealer, followed by Benefit's Hoola Bronzing Powder to add tone and glow to her complexion. Then it's onto her eyes, which she lines with a skinny feline flick. Simple but oh so effective. 


This sheer concealer is super hydrating, making it great for dry skin types–it won't cling to dry patches.

This is one of the best affordable eyeliner pens we've come across.

Like Zeena Shah, Robinson is also a fan of Glossier's Boy Brow.

Hoola's iconic bronzer has now expanded its shade range to suit deeper and fairer complexions.

If volume if what you're after, then Eyeko's Lash Alert mascara won't disappoint.


Style Notes: When it comes to Karina, her natural makeup look is all about dew. She told us she uses a healthy amount of Nars's Sheer Glow Foundation for her base, which she follows with Nars's Creamy Concealer (another beauty-editor favourite). The rest of her look is relatively pared-back, save for her rosy pink lips. 


This foundation formula offers a medium coverage with a glowing finish.

Nars' shade range is extensive, so you can find a perfect match for your complexion.

This eyebrow gel features a dual-ended brush to help you build the product up in areas where you need it most.

This volumising formula is loved by many beauty editors–expect eyelash compliments to follow.

You can't beat MAC's lipstick formulas.


Style Notes: Chloe's natural-makeup look boasts a beautiful lit-from-within glow thanks to her carefully selected layers. Yves Saint Laurent's Touche Éclat le Teint Foundation is known for its dewy, multifaceted finish, which Chloe then blends with Marc Jacobs's Accomplice Concealer, Glossier's iconic Cream Blush and RMS Beauty's cult highlighter. Then, she enhances her look with eyeshadows and lip colour from Huda Beauty, which you can now shop on ASOS. Parfait!


Another mention of Bobbi Brown's iconic moisturiser, which might be your sign to finally invest.

Don't sleep on YSL Beauty's foundations–this one offers brilliant coverage with a radiant finish and hydrating formula.

A few sweeps of this bronzer across the cheekbones and samples will have people asking if you've been away.

Glossier's Puff shade is the perfect pink.

There's one of these in most beauty editor's makeup bags for a reason. It gives the skin a beautiful sheen (with no glitter in sight) which illuminates the high points of your face.

This tinted brow gel is great for adding subtle definition to brows.

The perfect combination of matte neutrals amongst shimmer tones to take you into evening.

Lifts, lengthens and volumes in one sweep.

As liquid lipsticks go, this formula is buttery soft and lasts all day.

This post was originally published at an earlier time and has since been updated. 

Opening Image: @modestmira_

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