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The No Makeup Look That Turns Heads Everytime

Lareese Craig
by Lareese Craig Published on March 13, 2014

With all the gorgeous red lip looks out there it's tempting to color yourself beautiful but natural makeup can make just as much of a statement as any fiery pout or smokey eye. Subtle shimmer, breathable foundation and a flawless peachy lip is the perfect daytime alternative to a heavy made-up face and it fits every occasion. Shall we begin?

The no makeup look is the white lie of the beauty world. It's all about cheating your way to a flawless but barely there finish and, here's the best bit, it's zero maintenance - now that we like.

With spring nearly on its way, it's the perfect time to start thinking about adapting your makeup bag for the sunshine and this is one way of doing just that.

The key thing to remember when creating a natural look such as this one is to go light. Layers of foundation and heavy eyes will end up looking muddy and undo all your good work. The finished result has to be as real and raw as possible. False lashes are strictly forbidden.

Tweaking your everyday makeup regime for a natural, healthy look is the aim of the game. As a rule of thumb blend, blend, blend and work with the natural tone of your skin. Think about how your skin looks when you come in from the lunch time dash or a Sunday walk.

The more neutral and natural the better. Ready to fake your way to flawless skin? Here's how it's done...

Swapping your foundation for a BB or ditching the lipstick for a balm? What's your natural makeup alternative? Tweet us wewomenUSA

Need more natural make-up inspiration? Check out these pros!

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With thanks to Zohra to Zohra Hamzaoui at Guild London

Products used:

Color Me Beautiful Eye Base
Clinique Naturally Glossy Brown Mascara
Sleek Eyeshadow Garden of Eden i-Divine Palette
Lipstick L306 Ellis Faas
Creamy Eyeshadow E109 Ellis Faas

by Lareese Craig

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