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The Best No-Makeup Makeup To Add to Your Routine

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Regardless of your relationship with makeup—whether you like a full face every day or barely muster up the energy to use concealer—finding a makeup product that practically makes you look like you’re not wearing makeup is everything. A natural foundation, a glowy blush, perfectly toned bronzer, light mascara—these make getting ready in the morning just a little more fun, even if you’re using products that look just like your skin (but better).


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The “No Makeup” makeup trend isn’t going away anytime soon, and new products are released constantly. Here are the best no-makeup makeup products our editors are loving now:


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Glow Recipe

Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Dew Drops

The best “no makeup” makeup products serve a multitude of purposes. This niacinamide serum (which is already good for reducing redness and smoothing skin) doubles as a highlighter and can be applied over your makeup for a dewy look. Snag it fast because this keeps selling out!

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Lip Treatment Balm

If you love Laneige’s traditional lip sleeping mask, meet its cool younger sister. This is essentially the sleeping mask but in a lighter formula you can wear all day long. This is ideal to put on your lips before your makeup routine to let it moisturize your lips while you do your thing.

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Bobbi Brown

Vitamin Enriched Eye Base

This product isn’t as new as the others on this list, but it’s so genius that we had to include it. This is essentially a mix between an eye cream and eye primer, ensuring that concealer and powder blend in perfectly under your eyes. It’s the same lovely texture as the cult-favorite Vitamin Enriched Face Base from the brand, so if you love that product, you’ll definitely swoon over this too.

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Self-Reflect Probiotic Moisturizing Sunscreen

Every skin prep routine has to end in sunscreen, and this one is at the top of my wishlist. It’s a mineral sunscreen (read: no white cast) with a delightful glowy finish. It’s tinted a light pearly pink, so it adds just a fresh glow to your skin. This is the kind of SPF you could wear and get away with not wearing foundation because it looks so good.

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Fenty Beauty

Eaze Drop Blurring Skin Tint

If our editors’ reviews of this didn’t convince you, maybe this will: This can be easily applied with your fingers and looks exactly like your natural skin.

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Perfecting Complexion Foundation and Concealer Stick

If you’re looking for a good product to apply on the go or for lightweight coverage, this is your best bet. It glides seamlessly over the skin when blended with a brush or sponge and never looks dry or cakey.

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Milk Makeup

Sunshine Skin Tint

For the driest of the dry skin, this is your “no makeup” foundation. This oil-based skin tint has a natural finish that is basically made for dry skin. It’s also clean, made without silicone, and has refills available once you use it up!

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Freck Beauty

The Original Freckle

Hear me out: I know the fake freckle trend can be a bit much, but when you use the right product (like this one from Freck, the #1 freckle pen on the market) and a light hand, it’s the perfect way to make your makeup look a little more natural. This tutorial changed my mind on fake freckles and is a great how-to for adding freckles in a toned-down way.

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The Silk Powder Protective Setting Powder

A “no-makeup” powder is oddly hard to find, but the newest launch from Tatcha turns that right on its head. This powder makes your skin look absolutely flawless without sacrificing radiance or a lightweight feel.

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3-in-1 Tinted Skin Conditioner

TLB’s newest product launch has all of our editors dreaming of travel, warm weather, and breezy makeup routines. It’s an oil-free, sheer/buildable coverage skin tint that actually makes your skin look better when you take it off, thanks to hyaluronic acid, cucumber extract, rose water, and more.

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e.l.f. cosmetics

Putty Blush

If you have oily skin and the idea of cream blush makes you want to run for the hills, this one is your match. It’s a cream, putty formula that dries down to a matte finish, and the shades are all perfect for a naturally flushed look.

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Youth Foria

Color Changing Blush Oil

This new brand launched with this color-changing blush oil, and I’m all about it. Essentially, it goes on as a clear oil but transforms into your perfect flush once you start to blend it in. This is certainly for those dry skin folks out there, but it’s meant to transform to match all skin tones.

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Day Glow Highlighting Balm

A dewy, slightly shimmery highlighter is an essential for most of us, but it can be hard to find one that looks natural—until Merit stepped in. This highlighter, in a seriously practical stick formula, glides beautifully over your cheekbones, leaving you with a super natural radiance. It’s not too shimmery, and there is absolutely no glitter—a strong feat.

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Danessa Myricks Beauty

Dew Wet Hydrating and Highlighting Balm

The sweaty, dewy cheekbone is another cornerstone of “no makeup” makeup, and makeup artist Danessa Myricks made it happen in makeup form with this highlighter. It’s a dewy balm you apply to your cheekbones that mimics natural sweat and dew on your face. But unlike others on the market, this doesn’t get tacky or sticky, meaning no hair sticking to your face when you turn your head. Plus, this comes in a few shades, so you can mix and match to what will look the best on your skin tone.

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Undone Beauty

Water Bronzer Stick

Undone Beauty is all about natural, low-key makeup, and this bronzer is a standout in their line. When you apply, it has a cooling effect on the skin and gives an almost wet finish, but this blends seamlessly into the skin with your fingers, a brush, or sponge. It’s super glowy, and the shades all have neutral to warm undertones to add a bronzey look to the skin. Reviewers also suggest trying this as a natural blush on the cheeks!

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Tinted Volumizing Eyebrow Gel

One of the cornerstones of a strong natural makeup routine is a soft, fluffy brow, and this new launch from Kosas is basically that in a bottle. This contains plant-based, biodegradable fibers that actually plump up your brows, making this ideal for those with naturally thin or sparse brows who like to fake the Cara Delevigne look. Plus, it contains castor oil to condition your brows, making it basically another step in your skincare routine.

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Lengthening and Lifting Mascara

When you want your lashes to look good yet natural, opt for a mascara like this. It’s meant to lengthen and lift your lashes, giving you the look of naturally gorgeous eyelashes. It’ll open up your eyes too, so on days you wear little-to-no makeup, this will be your saving grace.

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Lash Sensational Sky High Mascara

For a drugstore alternative to the Saie mascara, this one from Maybelline is a great dupe. It truly makes your lashes look long and lifted, plus it separates them so they look super natural. There’s a reason this went viral on TikTok and sold out practically everywhere the first few months after it launched!

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Charlotte Tilbury

Brow Cheat Eyebrow Pencil + Refill Kit

If you also like to fill in your brows with a thin pencil, this new one from Charlotte Tilbury is eye-catching to boot. It’s refillable and comes with a refill already, making it totally worth the slightly higher price point—you get two brow pencils in one!

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LYS Beauty

Glossy Lip Treatment Oil

The number of people in my life I’ve convinced to buy this lip oil is endless. It’s simply a natural, non-sticky, super glossy lip oil you can use as a balm, lip gloss, or treatment overnight. It’s totally clear, but it adds just the right amount of glow to the lips, making them look divine, all with one product.

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Say hello to your perfect tinted lip color. This has the light feel of a balm with the opacity of a sheer lipstick. It’s buildable and offers that gorgeous “I just ate a popsicle” lip look.

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EM Cosmetics

Tinted Lip Luminizer

When you want a fun, somewhat bright lip without all the effort, try this. It’s a tinted lip gloss in a stick formula that doesn’t get sticky or gross and adds the right amount of color to your lips.

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