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How to Create the No Makeup Makeup Look

Discover Lancôme’s best tinted moisturizer with SPF. The lightweight skin tint is the easiest way to get the no-makeup makeup look.


Whether you’re waking up to a long weekend or casual Friday, there’s no better time to take the no-makeup makeup look for a test-drive. The no-makeup makeup look is supposed to be effortless — as though you’re not wearing any makeup at all, as the name implies, but without being entirely bare-faced (in case that’s not your thing).

The magic of no-makeup makeup is rooted in wearing a very lightweight formula with minimal coverage, such as a tinted moisturizer or skin tint. If that sounds appealing right now — and if you love to let your skin’s radiance shine through — then you should get to know Skin Feels Good. Our best lightweight foundation, it makes the no-makeup makeup look easy to recreate. It lends skin a sun-kissed glow and is infused with skin-loving ingredients like hyaluronic acid and moringa seed extract.

A few Parisian style tips can also help: A silk scarf around the neck always adds drama to any outfit, and a bold lipstick instantly transforms otherwise boring makeup for a wedding into a perfectly coordinated look. Throw on a piece of statement jewelry with your best heels and any little black dress and you’ll be ready to celebrate.

If you’re a fan of multitasking skin tints like BB creams and CC creams, which have long been essential to pulling off the no-makeup makeup look, then this tinted moisturizer with SPF won’t disappoint. With SPF 23 protection, it’s the perfect alternative to a chalky sunscreen for sunny days. A foundation or tinted moisturizer with SPF is also a good idea for the ski slopes, too — the sun still shines in the winter.

While the formula itself is a big part of achieving it, the application counts, too. If you’re looking for sheer coverage, just apply a small dab of Skin Feels Good tinted moisturizer in the center of your face and blend it evenly, moving outwards. Amp it up for more coverage as needed. It couldn’t be simpler — and makes sense, seeing as no-makeup makeup was made to be easy.

If you want to amp up your no-makeup makeup look a bit, you could also tack on a few more steps, which can enhance your natural features and add polish without looking “done.” Define and fill in brows with Brow Define Pencil. Then, swipe on Définicils High-Definition Mascara for longer yet natural-looking lashes. Top off your no-makeup makeup vibe with L’Absolu Mademoiselle Shine in a soft nude shade, like 232 Mademoiselle Plays — choose what works with your skin tone, of course. Together, they create that effortless, no-makeup makeup look, but one polished enough to work all day, every day

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