Friday, August 6th, 2010

Temptalia Readers Share Their “No Makeup” Makeup Looks!

Ta-da!  Part 4.  Thank you so much for participating! :)

Check out breakdowns for each reader’s look!

PK is obsessed with makeup and runs a beauty blog.

WHAT SHE LOVES ABOUT HER LOOK: It’s girly but natural and completely do-able in 10 minutes!

WHAT SHE USED: On eyes, she used MAC Tete-a-Tint Eyeshadow, MAC Paradisco Eyeshadow, and Korres Black Mascara. On her face, she skipped foundation and used MAC NW20 Select Cover Up Concealer and MAC Dainty Mineralize Blush. On lips, she used MAC Dressmaker, Dressmaker Lipstick.

DAWN is 20 years old and lives in Canada. She runs both a blog and YouTube channel.

WHAT SHE LOVES ABOUT HER LOOK: I love that this look is really simple and quick to do. It gives my skin a break from foundation, so my skin feels refreshed and renewed. My favourite part of this look is MAC’s Soft Brown shadow in the crease, it gives depth and warmth to my eyes but still looks very natural.

WHAT SHE USED: On eyes, she used Benefit Eye Bright, MAC Naked Lunch Eyeshadow, MAC Soft Brown Eyeshadow, MAC Blacktrack Fluidline, and Lancome Hypnose Mascara. On the face, she used MAC NC15 Studio Finish Concealer, Make Up For Ever HD Powder, and MAC Blushbaby Blush. On lips, she used MAC Hue Lipstick.

CHERIE is 27 years old and works full-time at a major company in downtown Toronto. She lives with her incredibly awesome and encouraging boyfriend. She says, “After all the bills are paid and there is food in my fridge, I enjoy spending my free time and money on beauty products!” She just started up her own beauty blog. She warns you all that she is growing her brows out!

WHAT SHE LOVES ABOUT HER LOOK: It’s me but better! I love that it’s quick, not over the top and still makes me feel pretty. The lipstick adds that extra little kick to make it look polished.

WHAT SHE USED: On eyes, she used NARS Smudgeproof Eyeshadow Base, MAC Bisque Eyeshadow, MAC Honesty Eyeshadow, MAC Wedge Eyeshadow, MAC Modelette Eyeshadow, L’Oreal Dark Brown Liner, and MAC Opulash Mascara. On the face, she used NARS Sheer Matte Foundation, MAC Medium Dark Blot Powder, and NARS Copacabana Multiple. On lips, she used MAC Made to Order lipstick.

EMILY loves to do many different types of makeup looks. She also loves teaching people what she knows, and you can find her on YouTube!

WHAT SHE LOVES ABOUT HER LOOK: It seems like a few products, but it doesn’t take long at all to do and it is my go to look. I love how it looks like I put in a lot of effort and I usually get some compliments on this look, but it takes literally like 5 minutes to do. It makes me feel made up, but it’s super simple!

WHAT SHE USED: On eyes, she used Coastal Scents 88 Matte Palette, Urban Decay Zero 24/7 Liner, and Fresh Supernova Mascara. On the face, she used Maybelline Creamy Natural Dream Liquid Mousse Foundation, Amazing Light Concealer, MAC Light Mineralize Skinfinish Natural, NARS Laguna Bronzer, and NARS Orgasm Blush. On lips, she used MAC A Rose Romance Lipstick.

ANDREA is a university student living in Alberta, Canada. She loves makeup but didn’t really get into it until early last year. She’s hoping to start her own beauty blog soon, but for now hopes to guest post on her friend’s blog.

WHAT SHE LOVES ABOUT HER LOOK: I love this look because it does look natural for school days and isn’t heavy at all. I can slap it on pretty quickly when I’m running late (which is most mornings). If I feel in the mood or have some extra time I might add black or brown liner to my top lash line, or some combination of neutral coloured eye shadows. Dallas has been my go-to blush for probably over a year, it’s so quick and simple to apply with a MAC 129 brush and is really flattering.

WHAT SHE USED: On eyes, she used CoverGirl LashBlast Volume Mascara and MAC Show Off Brow Set. On her face, she used Biotherm Face Multi-Protection Sun Cream SPF 30, MAC Studio Finish Concealer, MAC Medium Mineralize Skinfinish Natural, and Benefit Dallas. On lips, she used MAC Hey, Sailor Lustreglass.

BUNNIE (as she’s known by friends) loves makeup and anything makeup related, but because she’s a college student, she has to stick to a budget!

WHAT SHE LOVES ABOUT HER LOOK: I’m a huge eyeliner junkie so what I like most about my “no makeup look” is that I can keep the drama with the eyeliner while having a fresh looking face. It’s obvious I have eyeliner on but I can’t resist!

WHAT SHE USED: On eyes, she used MAC Blacktrack Fluidline and Avon Mascara. On her face, she used Cargo Blu_Ray Blush. On lips, she used Dior #217 Ultra Gloss Reflect.

XT loves to work out, read, and spend time with her friends and family–when she’s not busy being a makeup addict and writing her beauty blog.

WHAT SHE LOVES ABOUT HER LOOK: I love my natural look because it’s a relatively simple, easy routine that makes my skin look clear, healthy and natural (and it’s work-friendly too :)).

WHAT SHE USED: On eyes, she used Shu Umeura’s Eyelash Curler, Maybelline Falsies Mascara, and MAC Feline Kohl Power. On the face, she used Shu Uemura Concealer, Laura Mercier Secret Concealer, Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20, and LORAC Perfectly Lit Highlighter. On lips, she used Chanel #65 Lip Shine.

BEE hails from Toronto, Canada. She’s starting her senior year of high school, and she loves to read, cook, bake, watch movies, and listen to music. Her ultimate fashion idol is Coco Chanel!

WHAT SHE LOVES ABOUT HER LOOK: What I love most about this no makeup look is that it’s fuss-free and very simple, it only takes 5 minutes at the most. I love that it doesn’t require large amounts of makeup, and yet I feel very put together with this look. I also love the fact that I look like I didn’t try hard at all (because I obviously didn’t either).

WHAT SHE USED: On eyes, she used DiorShow Blackout Mascara. On the face, she used BareMinerals Original SPF Foundation and Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Soft Matte Bronzer. On lips, she wore Maybelline CoverStick.

YIJIA is new to makeup but has been inspired by the gurus she has seen to start her own makeup channel on YouTube. She’s a full-time college student who loves makeup and anything beauty related (or science related… games… gaming… computer science — she admits that she’s a nerd!).

WHAT SHE LOVES ABOUT HER LOOK: My “no makeup” makeup look is one that I use quite frequently (8am classes everyday forces me to). It’s very easy to do and doesn’t take much time at all. What I love about it? It’s done in 5 mins max!

WHAT SHE USED: On eyes, she used a felt tip penliner on the upper lash line, waterproof liner to tightline, and white liner on the lower waterline, with NYX Milk Jumbo Eyeshadow Pencil and Maybelline Full ‘n Soft Mascara. For the face, she used Maybelline Cream Dream Mousse Concealer, Maybelline’s Cream Dream Matte Powder, ELF Complexion Perfection, and Essence Big Wave Survivor Blush. On lips, she used Golden Rose #141 2000 Lipstick.

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49 thoughts on “Your “No Makeup” Makeup Looks, Part 4

  1. Cherie

    Urgh, I’m so forgetful! I forgot to mention I was wearing NARS Orgasm blush and Laguna bronzer, too!

  2. Once again, beautiful natural looks. Love Yijia’s and Andrea’s lipcolour, Emily’s and PK’s cheeks, and XT’s overall look best, but again, everyone’s a winner. :)

    This was so much fun, thank you Christine for the opportunity and to everyone for participating, and also for the kind words from everyone else! :)

  3. vanelle

    Would you be doing this again soon? I’m sad I missed out cos I’m still working on my ‘no makeup’ makeup look and this was too short notice for me.

    Also would you mind if next time everyone can mention what they do to prep their skin ready for makeup, like cleanser, serum, toner, moisturizer, sunscreen, primer…things like that. Just wondering if that’s possible :) this was such a cool idea.

  4. So much Canada love there <3. And Modelette is probably my favourite e/s ever … of course it's LE though so I don't use it half as much as I wish I could.

  5. Arantzazu

    Ooh!! I like very much these 4 posts!! Great idea!! All the girls look very beautiful with ‘no makeup’ ;)

  6. Avatar of Marian Marian

    Love this post!

  7. Excellent job to all the ladies in all 4 parts! You are all beautiful!

  8. Brittany

    Christine this was a great idea. Everybody looks pretty. <3

  9. All these Temptalia readers are gorgeous! : )

  10. Diana B

    All of you ladies look fabulous!

  11. Avatar of aradhana aradhana

    these are great posts! it’s been great to see the looks and read about the temptalia readers!

  12. Dianna

    Hi Christine! great idea of doing this “No make-up” session. I have another, relevant request – what if we did it throughout age categories. First, it would give us an idea about age distribution of your site reader (you might have it though already). But mainly, it could be more helpful to people in the 30-s (like me, I confess) to see peers’ bare looks instead of predominantly very young subscribers’ looks :) 40, 50-s, etc. – all are welcome. it would be fun!

    • Thanks for the suggestions! Temptalia is predominantly 18-34, though we certainly have visitors of all ages :)

      • Dianna

        wow – I am 32, so pushing to the oldest category. oh well, we’ll all be there, can’t compete with Time. Anyways, thank you!

  13. Eliza

    Awws I missed it! :( Will you be doing this any time soon again? :D

  14. Everyone looks Grogeous! :)

  15. Jasmine

    I really really like that you did this. It would be cool if you did more readers’ shares in the future — though I suppose they’re a lot of work on your part :)

  16. Jasmine

    These are fantastic!

  17. Ashley

    Am I weird if I say that my no-makeup look actually consists of no makeup? Honestly, I see no point in making myself look like I’m not wearing makeup when I could just say “screw it” and go naked. If I’m wearing makeup, I’m wearing it so that it’s noticed, not so that I look like I’m makeup-free. To me, this type of look seems like the person is trying too hard to look natural when they could just… go natural! Just my opinion, but I’m also getting more and more in-tuned with my “natural beauty” and appreciating myself when I’m out of my makeup. My cousin, although she still breaks out, she’s gorgeous without makeup, and I find that inspiring more so than girls who can pull off a no-makeup look with makeup.

    If I sound crabby or rude, that’s because I have a fever at the moment and feel like I might throw up until I die >=( LOOL.

  18. I just wanted to say to everyone that has their picture posted on these “No Makeup” posts: you are all beautiful! :)

  19. inaya

    oh wow. everyone looks great but i love dawns look the most personally. your eyes are so beautiful; what did you use on the inner corners?

  20. Omg they are ALL so beautiful!!! Thank you ladies for sharing these looks!

  21. 53

    I love dawn’s look. It really doesnt look like she’s wearing any makeup but according to her breakdown, she is wearing quite a few!

    • Thanks :) I had fun trying to make my makeup look natural and like I had nothing at all on. It required a light hand and a lot of blending :P

  22. Wow! Everyone looks beautiful -I especially like Dawn’s look.

  23. Serene

    Dawn look super refreshing! My fav of the lot!!

  24. Mia

    You Ladies are ALL so Beautiful in your Natural looks! Love this series Christine – Thank you!

  25. Dawn, Christy, and Yijia are gorgeous!

  26. Hope

    All beauties!

  27. inaya

    thanks dawn! do u think using naked lunch or any other mac shadow would work? sorry for all the question; but it just looks soo lovely and glowy

    • Hey Inaya! Thanks for the questions, i love answering them :) I often use naked lunch or shroom to highlight my inner corners, they work awesome as well. Naked lunch is definitely one of my faves from mac because you can use it in so many different ways and it gives that glowy look too :D

  28. inaya

    Thanks for being so patient and prompt dawn; I think I’ll use all that glitters or gleam instead of naked lunch on my nc32 skin; think that would work?

    • :) No prob, I think all that glitters would work great, it’s a little too dark for me to use in my inner corners but that’s because I’m super pale (lol, like NC10-15). So ya, I think that would work great on you. I don’t own gleam so I’m not sure about that one.

      Lol, don’t worry, you’re not a turd :P I love love love using naked lunch as a highlighter on the tops of my cheekbones too, it gives a really nice peachy glow. I also often use it as my all over lid colour when I’m in rush and only have time to apply one shadow and it gives the appearance of having more than one shadow on :D

  29. inaya

    :$ i feel like a turd now; but what other ways can you use naked lunch for that glowy look? so sorry :s

  30. inaya

    thanks again dawn!

  31. Sexy Sadie

    Cherie rock, the rest is great looking too.