How to create a naturally beautiful look with neutral colors

Despite the popularity of full coverage makeup and smoky eyes, neutral looks continue to trend because they emphasize your features without masking your natural beauty. Delicate shades of tan and brown provide soft definition for the eyes, and warm copper cheeks are complemented by plush coral lips.
To create this neutral look, naturally enhance your facial features by blending the trio of shadows carefully before applying a wispy set of false lashes. Use a light hand when applying the bronzer, blush and highlighter. You're going for soft definition, so blending is essential.
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Materials
- Luminizing primer (Joah Glow Activator Radiance Primer)
- Liquid foundation (L.A. Colors Truly Matte Foundation)
- Damp beauty sponge
- Two shades of concealer (Moira Beauty Mega Waterproof and AOA Wonder Cover Concealer)
- Loose setting powder (AOA Perfect Setting Powder, Brightening)
- Brow pencil (Colourpop Brow Boss Pencil)
- Spoolie
- Flat concealer brush
- Pale yellow matte eye shadow (Colourpop Double Entendre Palette, Locked & Loaded)
- Flat eye shadow brush
- Soft tan matte eye shadow (Colourpop Double Entendre Palette, Send Noodles)
- Pencil brush
- Warm saddle brown matte eye shadow (Colourpop Double Entendre Palette, Nip Slip)
- Fluffy blending brush
- Deep chocolate brown matte eye shadow (Colourpop Double Entendre Palette, Teddy Bare)
- Brown pencil eyeliner (Joah Auto Eyeliner)
- Flat liner brush
- False lashes
- Lash glue (not shown)
- Tweezers
- Black eyeliner pencil (Blackest Black Joah Auto Eyeliner)
- Small, flat eye shadow brush
- Bronzing powder (MAC Bronzing Powder, Refined Golden)
- Fluffy cheek brush
- Warm copper blush (MAC Extra Dimension Blush, Hushed Tone)
- Rose gold champagne highlighter (AOA Halo Highlighter, Blissful)
- Fan brush
- Dusty rose lip liner (Make Up For Ever Aqua Lip Waterproof Lip Liner Pencil, 14C Light Rosewood)
- Eye shadow brush
- Warm coral lipstick (MAC Lipstick, Nicki’s Nude)
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Instructions
1. Pump one to two drops of primer onto your fingers, and then gently rub it into your skin.
2. For sheer coverage, apply liquid foundation to your face with a damp beauty sponge.
3. Cover under-eye darkness with concealer. Press it into the skin with a damp beauty sponge.
4. To bring light to the center of your face, apply concealer to the center of your forehead, down the middle of your nose, above the cupid’s-bow and on your chin. Use the damp beauty sponge to press it into the foundation.
5. Tap the loose setting powder into the jar lid, then dip a damp beauty sponge into the powder. Press the sponge against the entire eye area, including the lids, to set the concealer and absorb any moisture.
6. Fill in your brows with the brow pencil, then use the spoolie to diffuse the pigment and brush your brows into position.
7. Conceal eyelid discoloration by patting the second shade of concealer onto the area with a flat concealer brush. Use your finger to smooth out the application.
8. Pat pale yellow eye shadow onto the entire eyelid using a flat eye shadow brush.
9. Warm up the outer corners of the lid by applying soft tan eye shadow with a pencil brush.
10. Deepen the color on the outer lid as well as the crease by sweeping on saddle brown eye shadow with a fluffy blending brush.
11. Define the outer corner by applying deep chocolate brown eye shadow with the pencil brush. Switch brushes and use the blending brush to apply the same color to the crease as well.
12. Apply brown eyeliner to the outer corner of the eye, then use a flat liner brush to apply the same color to the rest of the upper lash line. The brush will soften the line and diffuse the pigment.
13. Apply a small amount of lash glue to the lash band of the false lashes and wait 10 seconds for the glue to become tacky. Position the lashes just above your upper lashes by using a pair of tweezers.
14. Tightline the upper lash line by applying black eyeliner pencil directly to the waterline. This makes the lashes look thicker.
15. Define the lower lash line by applying dark chocolate eye shadow with a small, flat eye shadow brush.
16. Warm up your complexion by sweeping bronzing powder over the tops of your cheeks with a fluffy cheek brush.
17. Brush blush onto the apples of your cheeks with the fluffy cheek brush.
18. Sweep rose gold champagne highlighter onto the tops of your cheekbones, down the center of your nose and on your chin with a fan brush.
19. Line your lips with dusty rose lip liner, then use an eye shadow brush to softly diffuse the color.
20. Complete your look by filling in your lips with warm coral lipstick.
Neutral tones have never looked better. Stay pretty, and please share this makeup tutorial on Facebook.
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