WHAT IS YOUR PERFECT LOOK?
Natural look is a type of makeup that may sound like an oxymoron, but it’s a massive trend. Using makeup to look like you are not wearing any makeup is what women everywhere are aiming for. The no-makeup look has been a hit on the international runways and on Instagram too. It’s basically about flawless- looking and glowing skin with nude lips and bright eyes that will make you look naturally pretty; doesn’t that sound great? The “no makeup” makeup trend is about using minimum products, to create a subtle yet put-together look that enhances one’s natural beauty. But, getting that perfect no-makeup look can be challenging for many. If you too are looking to pull off that ‘I-woke-up-like-this’ look, here are some useful tips that’ll help you master the no-makeup look. For all, we can say that this look is here to stay.
Healthy skin is the key to getting a naturally glowing look. Indulge in some skin prep before starting with the makeup application. Start by cleansing, toning, and moisturising. You can use a brightening serum if you want. Work the serum into the skin so that it’s plump and supple. Similarly, a hydrating face mask will inundate the skin with the much-needed moisture, keeping it soft and springy looking.
Prime to perfection
When you’re going for a minimal look, a primer is the easiest way to get a smooth base. Get a smoother and a more youthful looking skin.
A tinted primer that will give you a small amount of coverage that is closest to your natural skin tone.
Similarly, for extra dry skin, a hydrating primer will do the trick,
an illuminating primer will add glow and make you look extra hydrated.
A BB cream and tinted moisturisers will do the trick. The creamy formula blends into the skin making it look naturally flawless.
Concealer to cover dark circles or blemishes or patchy skin… Apply a thin layer of concealer and dab it gently on the skin with a finger. Use patting motions to cover all the desired areas as the warmth of your finger will make the product melt into the skin.
Do the dew
Dewy skin is one of the highlights of the no-makeup look and is trending on catwalks currently.
Mix a few drops of liquid highlighter in your moisturiser and apply it all over the face and neck. Use a creamy blush stick to get a dewy, flushed look on the cheeks.
After the base is done, just add that subtle tint to mimic the natural flush of healthy skin. A
Just a hint of blush will do. Start with a teeny amount and work it into the skin using a fluffy brush in circular motions. Do the same with the highlighter; apply on the high points of the face and blend it into the skin well.
Keeping it subtle so that your skin looks naturally lit.
The eyes are the windows of your world and a pair of bright eyes and well-groomed brows and lashes do well especially on a face with less makeup.
Get your brows in shape and if they are thin or sparse, use a brow filler. Fill in the gaps gently with a brow filler that matches your eyebrow hair.
The skin is the star of the no-makeup look, so it’s okay to go easy on the eyes. A touch of mascara opens the eyes and lengthens, curls and volumizes your lashes all at once. Highlight or frame your beautiful eyes with a jet black kajal to define them.
Natural makeup should have natural looking lips. a nude lipstick or wear a lip tint, Tinted lip balm is an easy way to enhance your skin’s natural tone. Or, dab of colour of a natural lipstick shade spread evenly over your lips for the right stain. A lip gloss is another great option.
The actor one easily associates the ‘no makeup make up look’ with is Kareena Kapoor Khan. Her flashy bright eyes steal the show against her supple glowing skin and minimal makeup. She maintains a healthy diet regime that shows on her face.
What steals the show is her effortless star presence.