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Tips and Tricks to Beautiful Everyday Makeup

We all want to feel beautiful. The best way to accomplish this is to emphasize your best features. It helps to apply the right makeup correctly. Beautiful everyday makeup should look natural on you. Unfortunately, many people apply too much product or apply products that don’t work best for their skin type. If you’re struggling to perfect your natural makeup look, read on we’ve got lots of tips.

Take Care of Your Skin First

First and foremost, take care of your skin. Always use high-quality face products including an SPF cream, hydrating cream, a face tonic, and a face mask. There is nothing more beautiful than having radiant, beautiful skin and this can greatly help you in achieving that gorgeous everyday look.

Less is More

If there’s one thing to remember about everyday makeup, it’s to apply less product but be intentional to place it in the right areas. You definitely don’t want to wear black smokey-eye makeup in the morning or during the day. Instead, try for a soft yet eye-catching look.

It Shouldn’t Take Hours

Everyday makeup is a moderate and casual look. It’s the most common form of makeup that we wear whether we’re going to work, class, or meeting a friend for coffee. This casual look should take you no more than 5-15 minutes to complete.


As far as foundation is concerned, one of the most common mistakes is choosing a foundation that doesn’t match your skin tone. If you choose a shade that is too light you’ll look washed out, too dark and it will create that embarrassing makeup line. Moreover, the wrong foundation shade looks bad both in the natural and artificial light. Always choose a shade that matches your skin tone. Another important tip is to use a suitable brush or beauty blender to blend in the foundation.

Under-Eye Concealer

Concealer is just the perfect way to hide those circles under your eyes. This will make your face look fresh. Choose a concealer with a luminous effect to make the area under your eyes brighter. When applying concealer, use fingers to gently dab the product under the eyes. Be careful to apply the correct amount, as too much can actually be counterproductive and make the area under your eyes look tired.


Bronzer should only be one shade darker than your skin tone. Use a large fluffy brush when applying this product. Swirl the brush in the bronzer then shake it a bit so that the excess product comes off the brush. Apply the bronzer to the cheek, jawline, and forehead. Remember a little goes a long way with bronzer.


Whether to choose peachy or pink blush will depend on your natural skin tone. Whichever one you select, you’ll need a dense and fluffy brush to go with it. Apply the blush to the apples of your cheeks, making sure not to come close to your nose.

Shadow and Eyeliner

As we mentioned earlier, we don’t recommend dark eyeshadow during the day. In fact you don’t even have to wear eye shadow during the day, eyeliner is enough. If you want to wear eyeshadow, go for delicate ‘nude’ or ‘taupe’ shade as this will create a soft look, perfect for all daily activities. After you’ve applied eyeshadow, finish it off with a delicate eyeliner.


When it comes to lipstick, it’s best to opt for natural colors with pink or peach undertones. Instead of going for a full-lipstick look here, simply dab the lipstick on your lips and add a coating of gloss. This will give a radiant touch to your everyday makeup!


No makeup look would be complete without glamorous lashes! Apply mascara on the roots of your lashes and then work your way up. No need to wear fake lashes, we’re going for a natural look here!

A Final Word

Now you have the secrets for perfect natural looking everyday makeup. This kind of makeup will make your face glow, but more importantly you will feel gorgeous knowing that you’ve applied it correctly. If you’re new to everyday makeup keep practicing, you’ll get the hang of it in no time!

Christy is a licensed cosmetologist with 10 years of experience working for one of the top 20 Paul Mitchell Salons in the US. She is also an experienced Brand Advisor, and Beauty Blogger.