Now is a great time to be a beauty lover. Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube are fantastic platforms for discovering all sorts of beauty looks that are full of colour and defined features. While striking makeup looks are perfect for parties and special occasions, they’re not always suitable for everyday wear. For the perfect daytime look, natural beauty is in order.
Focus on great skin
When your skin is healthy and blemish free, you’ll find you need a lot less makeup to feel confident and radiant. A good skincare routine is essential at any age to help address your specific skin concerns. If you’re unsure of what your skin type is, go for a facial and ask them to recommend a skincare routine for you. Did you know that the best anti-ageing skincare is luxurious and rich, and you don’t have to have wrinkles to use it. Soft, hydrated skin is the key to natural beauty, so start investing more time and energy into your skincare routine.
Choose a lighter foundation
Your foundation doesn’t have to be thick to be effective. Lighter formulas can help you get the right amount of coverage while helping your natural skin to shine through. More and more beauty brands are launching lighter formulas that are worth a try to enjoy the natural look. There are lightweight foundation picks for all types of budgets, from the amazing The Ordinary Serum Foundation at $5.90 to a splurge item like MAC Studio Waterweight Foundation at $27.50. Always get your skin tone matched to make sure you’re selecting the most natural coverage for you.
Create a radiant glow
Even if you’re battling late nights and too many nights on the town, you can still fake a radiant glow. Start by adding a few drops of a liquid illuminator to your foundation to help create a light-reflecting complexion. Sheer blush colours are great for building a healthy flush while adding some highlighter to your cheekbones, chin, forehead and nose will give you that fresh-faced look. A glowing base is the perfect way to do the natural look, and you’ll be sure to receive compliments on how healthy you’re looking.
Play up your best features
Natural beauty comes from enhancing your existing features, without going overboard. Your eyebrows are a prime example. It’s worth spending the money having them shaped and tinted by a professional to help you get the best brow shape for your features. Then, you can use makeup to fill in your brows and define them for a look that is natural, but polished. Enhance your eyes further by curling your lashes and adding some volumising mascara for a simple but effective eye look.
Natural beauty comes easy when you know the tricks of the trade. A good skincare routine and the right beauty products are all you need for that ‘you, but better’ look that will help you look your most wonderful, natural you. What are your recommendations for creating natural beauty looks?