The female struggle of wanting to look put together but not having the energy to do so is a tale as old as time—we’ve all been there. These last few months, I have spent a lot of time staring into the mirror and looking back at a bare face: full of uncurled eyelashes, emerging blemishes, and untamed eyebrows. Although these moments have undoubtedly increased my comfort in showcasing my natural beauty, they have also proven the wonders of makeup. Let’s be real, after putting on mascara for the first time in months, I felt like a whole new person. So, where lies the middle ground between your natural complexion and a flawless makeup look? In comes what I like to call, “The ‘No Makeup’ Makeup Look”: the perfect glam routine that highlights your natural beauty while making you feel your most beautiful.
Let’s start at the base of it all: your skin. A wise individual (aka my mother) once told me that your skin serves as the road map to your life, showcasing where you’ve been and what you’ve had to overcome. However, in knowing that insecurities unfortunately have no off switch, we must find a balance between both total and natural coverage. In comes step #1 of this “No Makeup” makeup process: foundation application! Using the Motives® Liquid Powder Mineral Foundation with SPF 15, you achieve total coverage that is natural, light, and airy to the touch. Acting as a 3-in-1 base, with added SPF protection, and primer, this foundation serves as the key to showcasing your natural beauty in a confident manner. Paired with the Motives® Blush Bronzer Duo, this trio of products will provide you with the perfect natural glow.
Next, we move onto the eyes. Deemed the windows of the soul, showcasing the eyes in an effortless way is essential to any natural makeup look. The key to achieving this? The Motives® I Do Palette. Formulated with the primary intent of accentuating natural female beauty, this palette includes hues of shimmering pinks and neutral mattes built to highlight your traits in the most seamless of ways. With the bonus inclusion of cheek colors and a mini eye pencil, utilizing this palette in step #2 of your makeup process is a no-brainer. Top your eyeshadow off with the Motives® Lustrafy High-Definition Mascara, built to lengthen your lashes like never before, and your eyes are bound to draw in a crowd.
Finally, in order for your look to appear natural, it must stay in place. If your makeup is melting off of your face like an ice cream cone on a warm summer day, HOUSTON, we have a problem. This leads me to step #3: the Motives® 10 Years Younger Makeup Setting Spray. Curated to significantly reduce makeup slippage, this spray is a superhero in the realms of any natural look. Used to keep your face looking untouchable, this spray will make you feel unstoppable. Need I say more?
In using these products and insights in your day-to-day life, highlighting your natural beauty is made easier than ever. As the saying goes, “when you look good you feel good,” so why not try these tips out and see for yourself!