As much as I love creating full + medium coverage and glamorous makeup looks, my preference for the last few months has been a routine with minimal makeup for a natural, fresh look. It takes less time in the mornings and allows my skin to breathe. I only use 3 products in this makeup look: a blurring primer, mascara, and lippie and I’m sharing my favorite my favorites in each category!
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Using a blurring primer, mascara, and lippie helps me look fresh and alive without using a whole ton of products. Blurring primers minimize pores and give my skin a smoothing effect, mascara allows me to enhance my lashes while a good lippie brings more color to my face.
Others might want to replace or add on to this routine with concealer to brighten their under eyes or brow products to bring a bit more definition! This 3 step routine is just my preference based on my needs.
There are 4 primers I’m currently rotating, marked with *, through but I am adding a couple more to the list since they’re ones I absolutely love and hope to repurchase in the future!
*Benefit Cosmetics Porefessional – a staple for so many! See a look I created with Porefessional here!
*CoverFX Blurring Primer – hides pores and fine lines really well! I have a look I created with the CoverFX Blurring Primer here!
*Dermalogica SkinPerfect Primer – does it all and has SPF30
Farsali Skintune Blur Serum – this is one I hope to repurchase soon – it gave a beautiful blurred effect and also brightened my skin!
*Touch In Sol No Poreblem Primer – great for minimizing pores
Urban Decay Optical Illusion – minimizes pores and fine lines
You can shop my favorite blurring primers through the widget below!
Each of these are amazing at minimizing pores and smoothing skin for a blurring effect and these are also ones I use when doing a full face of makeup. Each helps to create a smooth base for makeup application.
There are SO many great mascaras on the market but these are ones I’ve been using the most lately:
COVERGIRL Exhibitionist – gives amazing volume and length! I used COVERGIRL Exhibitionist Mascara here!
L’Oreal Lash Paradise – a staple for so many!
Mavie Hidden Talent – perfect for those looking to take their lashes to the next level without a dramatic result
Milk Makeup Kush – gives the perfect wispie lashes with the right amount of volume/length
Too Faced Better Than Sex – another staple for many!
Urban Decay Perversion – gives a ton of volume and length!
Wander Beauty Mile High Club – gives great length and volume
You can shop some of my favorite mascaras through the widget below!
My oh my, the possibilities with me sharing my favorite lippies are endless! I’ll share a few + link a few posts featuring more favorites. I don’t restrict myself to a certain type of lip color with this 3 step makeup look, if I’m feeling like a bold lip, I’ll wear it and same goes if I want to wear something more on the natural side like this ColourPop Just A Tint Lip Crayon in Feel Good. (code 5PRIYANKA will save you $$ on your ColourPop purchase!)
ColourPop Just A Tint
ColourPop Lippie Stix – the MatteX formula is my favorite! See swatches of some of my ColourPop Lippie Stix here!
ColourPop Lux Lipsticks – see swatches of all my Lux Lipsticks here!
ColourPop Ultra Blotted Lips – see swatches of my entire collection here!
COVERGIRL Full Spectrum Lipsticks – see swatches of all the shades I have here!
Huda Beauty Matte Liquid Lips
Kaja Beauty Heart Melter Lip Gloss Sticks
Maybelline Super Stay Matte Inks
Milani Color Statement Lipsticks
Lady Burgundy Lippies – see my posts with swatches here and here!
NARS PowerMatte Lipsticks
Tarte Lip Paints
Wander Beauty Lip Oils
See some of my other favorite lippies here!
You can shop some of my favorite lippies through the widget below!
That’s it for my every day 3 step makeup routine for a natural and fresh look. Except when I’m wearing a bold lip, making it a bold and fresh look! Do you have a similar makeup routine like this or see any makeup products on your must have list? Let me know!
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