If there’s something we all learned the previous year, it’s that there’s nothing wrong with going out barefaced. As seen on the runways of Proenza Schouler and Valentino, wearing less does show more. And in the case of some celebs, it all comes down to using the right skincare products. (Or makeup if they want to fake the au naturel look.)
As this trend continues in the coming months, we’re offering some celeb-approved skincare tips and products for you to achieve the right barefaced look.
Clear your skin
First off, cleansing your face, especially after a long day outside. There are different cleansers for various skin types, but celebs like Olivia Wilde and Zoe Saldana turn to the affordable Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser. It comes in several sizes too so you can add it to your beauty essentials.
Regularly moisturizing your skin can help prevent it from drying and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Celebrities like Isabelle Daza, Amy Adams, and Charlize Theron swear by Crème De La Mer for its firming properties. It also leaves the skin looking dewy so you won’t need foundation to achieve that.
La Mer. Available at Rustan’s The Beauty Source.
Get rid of redness
Don’t know what to do with the red blotches on your face caused by the sun? Makeup artist and owner of organic brand RMS Beauty Rose-Marie Swift suggests her own Beauty Oil to alleviate this. The lightweight oil includes jojoba, rosehip, and Buriti oils which will protect your skin from UV rays.
Speaking of UV rays, protect your skin further by applying a day cream with just the right amount of SPF. Liz Uy often uses the Physiogel Day Cream SPF 15―probably on days where she needs to walk the streets of New York or Milan during fashion week.
A good lip balm will keep your lips hydrated and plump even without lipstick or liner. You can also use one that has a sheer tint to it like Glossier’s Balm Dotcom and choose from their different flavors. Even Martine Cajucom expressed her love for it when we raided her vanity.
Makeup artist Dotti reveals one of the secrets to Alicia Keys’ glowy skin: a facial mask. The ones she likes to use in particular provide vitamins and nutrients to the skin. Her go-to is the SK-II Facial Treatment Masks. No wonder Alicia has got that perfect dewy skin wherever she goes.