'No Makeup, Makeup' 101: Enhancing Your Natural Beauty, Minimally

Ashley Graham walks on the beach with wet hair and natural makeup.

No makeup, no problem… okay maybe a little makeup. 

The “No makeup, makeup" look is trending- and we're here for it. With just a few simple steps, you can enhance your natural beauty and keep your glam-time to minimum. 

Statement Brows

Make your brows bold by embracing their natural texture. 

Kristofer Buckle's Brow Champion, is formulated with cream and powder so you can play-up your brows.   

Meghan Markle makes a speech wearing a white button up shirt and natural makeup.

Keep Foundation Light 

Let your natural beauty shine by keeping foundation to a minimum; If you've got freckles, rosy cheeks or sun spots- embrace them!

Pro Tip: Choose a buildable foundation like KB's Triplicity Perfecting Foundation so you can apply thin layers, and refrain from full coverage. 

A candid picture of Reese Witherspoon wearing a red shirt and a navy jacket while she holds a pretzel.

Add a Pop of Highlighter 

Highlighter is the perfect subtle product enhance your natural glow.

Best Practice: Apply highlighter on the tops of your cheek bones, the tip of your nose, your cupid's bow, and under your brows.

The Kristofer Buckle Light Enhancing Duo is multi-use and perfect for creating a no makeup look. 

Gwyneth Paltrow sits on couch wearing a striped t-shirt and gold jewelry.

Get into the Gloss 

Instead of going with a bold, dark lip color, opt for a gloss. Sheer gloss will give you a healthy shine- enhancing your natural beauty. 

January Jones takes a car selfie with minimal makeup.

Make Bronzer Muti-Use

Use your bronzer to enhance the glow on your cheeks and eyelids! 

Instead of opting for a smokey-eye, warm up your lids with a little bronzer. The Kristofer Buckle Exposure Matte Warming Powder has the the perfect undertones to double as both. 

Hilary Duff wears a black tank top and straw hat as she takes a picture with her baby.


Skip the eyeliner! Instead of reaching for black liner, use a subtle, brown eyeshadow.

The lack of harsh-lines will tone-down your makeup and help you achieve the perfect, natural look. 

Kelly Ripa wears minimal makeup and takes a beach picture with her husband.

Photo Credits: @gwynethpaltro @theroyalfamily @reesewitherspoon @ashleygraham @januaryjones @hilaryduff @kellyripa