The best kind of makeup, if you ask me, is the kind that doesn’t look like your wearing any at all. The flawless face starts with the right products, so I’ve learned over time. After trying many different ones, I’ve found three essentials to be key for getting that glowing natural look that lasts all day—found at Sephora, a playground for beauty junkies like myself. I’ve discovered so many brands and products at this makeup mecca that a handful are so good I have to sprint back to the store the second I get close to running out. Three in particular are key to to my everyday routine for a flawless face.
1. Smashbox Photo Finish Primer. This stuff is amazing. It smoothes your skin giving it a soft, velvety touch making the perfect base before foundation. I promise you, your makeup will blend easier and look more natural. I make sure to rinse and moisturize first and use a dime sized amount of product all over my face and neck.  2. Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Invisible Cover Stick Foundation. I’ve tried a ton of foundations and Make Up Forever is one brand I’ve returned to over and over again. The Ultra HD Foundation stick makes for an easy application and I love how it gives just enough coverage for a smooth appearance, yet not too cakey. I swipe it along my cheeks, chin, nose and forehead and blend outwards with either my fingers or a sponge. 3. Sephora Collection Beauty Amplifier Powder. The finishing touch to set your makeup and keep that flawless look lasting all day. I always get shiny by the afternoon and this powder keeps my morning makeup routine looking fresh until the days end. To warm up my skin sometimes I’ll top with a bit of bronzer along my cheekbones and forehead. 
My favorite products from above and a few more to get a flawless, natural makeup look. I also threw in there a favorite Tata Harper mask that helps keep my skin blemish free and glowing.

Photography by Jacqueline Pilar // Thank you to Sephora for supporting this post.

Kelly |

I tried a sample of that Smashbox primer a while ago and fell absolutely in love with it. I’ve desperately tried finding a more affordable version of it, but no such luck. Guess I have to bite the bullet and get it!

Kelly | kellywestra.com

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