Super Easy Light Makeup, No-foundation Look

TiTi's Corner
by TiTi's Corner
17 Materials
25 Minutes

Hey everyone! I’ve created this light makeup look with no foundation. Follow along with me to learn how to get this doable, no-foundation makeup. Let's get started.

Tools and materials:

  • Primer stick
  • Corrector stick
  • Flat, stippling brush
  • Concealer
  • Makeup sponge
  • Contour stick
  • Highlighter stick
  • Soft brush
  • Blush stick
  • Translucent powder
  • Mattifying compact powder
  • Eyeshadow palette
  • Eyeshadow brush
  • Flat, angled brush
  • Brow definer
  • Mascara
  • Lipstick
  • Setting mist
Applying primer

1. Apply primer

To smooth out any fine lines and blur pores, apply your go-to primer. For this tutorial, I chose an easy-to-use primer stick.

Concentrate on applying the primer to the T-zone area. Then, go in with your fingers to really massage it into the skin.


2. Cover dark spots

Next, go in and cover any dark areas with a corrector stick. I’m applying it slightly to my chin and under my eyes.

Covering dark spots

Then blend it in with a flat, stippling brush.


3. Highlight with concealer

Next, highlight the center of your face by applying a brightening concealer.


Then, blend it with a makeup sponge, which keeps the concealer intact by not moving it around too much.


4. Contour and blend

Apply a minimal amount of contour to the sides of your face, at the cheekbones and along the ridge of your nose.


Then, use a flat, stippling brush to blend it out.

At the forehead, blend it out toward the hairline. Then, whatever is left on the brush, blend inward toward the highlighted areas. 


Next, blend out the contour lines on your nose with your ring fingers. I find that this gives you a straighter line than if you used a brush.


Now, use your makeup sponge to tap over the edges, between the contour and the highlight for a seamless look.


5. Use a highlighter stick

Lightly apply your highlighter stick to your cheeks with a light hand, to avoid lifting off the concealer underneath. 

Using a highlighter stick

Also apply this at the center of the bridge of your nose.

Using a highlighter stick

Then apply a small amount to your cupid’s bow and your brow bones.

Using a highlighter stick

Now, tap the product in with a soft, fluffy brush.

Avoid sweeping or swirling the brush because that tends to lift off the product underneath.


6. Apply blush

First apply some color from the blush stick to the back of your hand to slightly warm it.

Applying blush

Then pick up the color with your fluffy brush and apply it lightly to your cheekbones.

Applying blush

7. Apply setting powder

Use your makeup sponge to dab the translucent powder in the under-eye area as well as at the sides of your nose.

Use it in areas where you tend to crease the most.

Applying powder

8. Apply compact powder

Now, lightly tap compact powder all over the rest of your face with the sponge.

Applying powder

9. Apply a base color to your eyes with the contour stick

I love making my products multitask! Use the contour stick to add a few dots of color to your eyelids.

Applying color to eyes

Then, spread and blend it in with a fluffy brush.


10. Intensify the eyelids

Dust a warm, reddish brown shade of eyeshadow to the outer ⅔ of your eyelids with the fluffy brush.

Adding eyeshadow

Next, pack on the same color with a denser, flatter brush, concentrating it on the outer corners of the eyes.

Adding eyeshadow

Then apply a rose gold shimmer shade to the inner ⅓ of your eyelids.

Adding eyeshadow

Now, pop a small amount of champagne color on the inner corners of your eyes.

Adding eyeshadow

11. Apply shadow to your lash lines

Apply black eyeshadow on a flat, angled brush to your lash lines, concentrating it mostly at the outer corners for a subtle lift.

Adding eyeshadow

Then, using a smaller brush, apply the brown eyeshadow color to your lower lash lines.

Adding eyeshadow

12. Perfect your eyebrows

Using a brow pencil, fill in any sparse areas of your eyebrows.

Perfecting brows

Then use a spoolie to blend it in seamlessly.

Perfecting brows

13. Add mascara

Apply mascara to your upper and lower lashes.

Adding mascara

14. Add lip color

Apply your favorite lip color.

Adding lip color

15. Use a setting spray

Finally, cover your eyes and spray on some setting mist to keep everything in place.

Applying setting spray

That’s it for my fresh, no-foundation makeup routine!

Light makeup no-foundation look

Light makeup no-foundation look

I hope you found this tutorial helpful! Leave a comment if you did.

If you loved this light makeup with no foundation, check out my post on 7 Super Easy Mascara Hacks for Beautiful Lashes.

Products used:

  • Face Fwd Primer Stick
  • Face Fwd Corrector Stick - PEACH PRECEDENT
  • Magic Wand Waterproof Concealer - CON LECHE
  • Face Fwd Contour Stick - FAWN FIRST
  • Face Fwd Highlighter Stick - CHAMPAGNE CHAMPION
  • Face Fwd Blush Stick - CORAL CLIMAX
  • All Set To Go Translucent Powder
  • Dream Cover Mattifying Compact - CAPPUCCINO
  • Blend The Rules Eyeshadow Palette - WARRIOR
  • Arch Arrival Brow Definer - FELIX ONYX
  • Uptown Curl Lengthening Mascara
  • Matte As Hell Crayon Lipstick - Holly Golightly
  • Grand Finale Setting Mist - MATTE
Suggested materials:
  • Primer stick
  • Corrector stick
  • Flat, stippling brush
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