How to Do a Clean Girl Makeup Look - Easy, Natural-Looking Makeup

Bellindah Gama
by Bellindah Gama
15 Materials
15 Minutes

In this tutorial, I will show you my clean-girl makeup routine. This is an easy natural makeup routine that you can use for everyday makeup, using the makeup you already have. It just might become your favorite, go-to makeup look. Ready to get started? Let’s go!

Tools and materials:

  • Face moisturizer
  • Hydrating lip balm
  • Illuminating primer
  • Brow liner
  • Concealer
  • Foundation
  • Setting spray
  • Setting powder
  • Light eyeshadow palette
  • Lip liner
  • Liquid lipstick
  • Eyeliner
  • Mascara
  • Bronzer
  • Assorted makeup brushes and sponges
Applying moisturizer

1. Prep your face

Start by removing any facial hair from your face, and then fully moisturize your face so it is well-hydrated before applying any makeup.

Applying hydrating lip balm

Also apply a hydrating lip balm to your lips.

Applying hydrating primer

2. Apply hydrating primer

Apply a hydrating illuminating primer to your face and smooth it into your skin.

Lining brows

3. Line your brows

Use a brow liner in small strokes to help define your brows.

Using a spoolie to comb hairs

Then use a spoolie brush to comb and smooth your brows.

Applying concealer

4. Apply concealer

Apply liquid concealer below your eyebrows and on your upper eyelids.

Using a foundation brush to blend concealer

Use a foundation brush to blend out the concealer.

Applying foundation to a brush

5. Add foundation

Apply your foundation to a foundation brush and then mist some setting spray onto the brush before applying the foundation to your face.

Pressing foundation into the skin

Use your makeup brush to press the foundation into your skin.

Blending foundation with a makeup sponge

Then use a makeup sponge to smooth the foundation.

Applying concealer to the face

6. More concealer

Apply concealer under your eyes, down your nose, and around your lips – basically any of the spots where the light will hit your face.

Blending concealer with a makeup sponge

Press in the concealer with a makeup sponge to blend it seamlessly.

Applying powder

7. Apply setting spray and powder

To make sure your foundation and concealer last, first mist your face with setting spray. Then, use a beauty blender to lightly tap on setting powder everywhere you applied concealer.

Applying contour

8. Add contouring

You can use contouring liquid, a contouring stick or a shadow palette with a contouring brush to apply contour around the perimeter of your face. 

Contouring the nose with a brush

Use a thinner brush to apply contouring to your nose.

Applying a light-toned eyeshadow

9. Apply eyeshadow

Apply a light-toned eyeshadow to your upper and lower eyelids.

Dusting off powder

10. Blend off the powder

Use a large fluffy makeup brush to blend off all the powder left on your face.

Adding blush to the apples of cheeks

11. Add blush

Use the same color from your palette that you used for your eyeshadow as blush for your cheekbones. Using this same color consistently ties the look together and makes your makeup look seamless and natural.

Lining lines with a natural lip shade

12. Don’t forget your lips

Line your lips using a natural shade lip pencil.

Applying a liquid matte lipstick

Apply a liquid matte lipstick in a light shade.

Blending the lipstick

Use a brush to blend the lipstick.

Applying liquid eyeliner

13. Apply eyeliner

Use liquid eyeliner only to add a wing to your lash line, not across your whole lash line.

Using a brow pencil on the lower lashes

Then use a brow pencil to line under your lower lashes.

Applying mascara to the lashes

14. Finally, some mascara

Apply mascara to your upper and lower lashes, and use the mascara brush to help separate your lashes.

Clean girl makeup look

15. Finish with highlighter, a brush, and a spray

Use a highlighter bronzer on the bridge of your nose, under your brows, and on your cheekbones.

Natural everyday makeup

Then give your face a final brush with a large fluffy makeup brush.

Misting the face with makeup setting spray

And apply one more mist of setting spray.

Clean girl makeup

Clean girl makeup tutorial

Here is the completed medium-coverage, clean-girl makeup. You can see how clean and natural it looks. I hope you try this easy natural everyday makeup routine yourself and let me know in the comments how you liked this tutorial.

Suggested materials:
  • Face moisturizer
  • Hydrating lip balm
  • Illuminating primer
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