How To Master The ‘Clean Look’ Makeup Trend

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Barely-there beauty is the name of the (makeup) game this season – think shimmery shadows, nostalgic hues and lit-from-within skin inspired by TikTok’s Clean Look

Eyes, Charlotte Tilbury Eye Colour Magic Liner Duo In Copper Charge; Lips, Tom Ford Lip Color In Wild Ginger; Brows, Dior Diorshow Kabuki Brow Styler In 001 Blond Throughout; Face, Charlotte Tilbury Beautiful Skin Foundation In 4 Neutral Throughout

Heard about the Clean Look but don’t know exactly what it entails? In a word: this. Add a punchy pout to youthful-looking skin and immaculately groomed brows to elevate the everyday.

Eyes, Chanel Ombre Première Laque In Lumière; Lips, Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb Heat; Top, Le Blasi

Planning a sun-drenched spring vacation? Channel your inner island goddess with a warm, shimmery shadow, fresh complexion and crimson gloss. Opt for cream products over powder to ensure your skin shines through.

Eyes, Byredo Colour Stick In Medium Blue; Lips, Hermès Rouge Hermès Satin Lipstick In Orange Boîte; Earrings, Pdpaola; Top, Stylist’s Own

A far cry from the makeup experiments we conducted in the early aughts, a refined take on the frosted blue eyeliner trend sees softly smudged liner teamed with citrusy hues and eye-opening highlight in the inner corner.

Eyes, Nars Single Eyeshadow In Outremer; Lips, Chanel Rouge Coco Baume In 916 Flirty Coral

Designers are unleashing pent-up creative energy through colourful collections and makeup isn’t exempt; imperfectly applied cobalt- blue shadow paired with a soft coral lip exudes confidence without being OTT.

Shirt, Maite by Lola Casademunt; Hair clips, stylist’s own

Bronzed, bold and working the double barrette: add an element of nostalgia to your beauty routine with pearl-embellished slides.

Face, Dior Backstage Face & Body Glow; Lips, Rare Beauty With Gratitude Dewy Lip Balm in Complement; Earrings, PDPaola; Dress, Loreine; Top, París Rodríguez

The spotlight is on skin for spring with dewy, youthful complexions taking centre stage. Ditch the full-coverage foundation in favour of a buildable alternative, mixing in a drop of liquid highlighter for an all-over glow.

Eyes, Yves Saint Laurent Eyeliner Effet Faux Cils Shocking in Deep Blue, Chanel Le Volume De Chanel Mascara in Blue Night, Face, Fenty Beauty Matte Contour Skin Stick in Mocha; Lips, Chanel Rouge Coco Baume In 916 Flirty Coral; Head scarf, Georgiela Studio; Shirt, Sand & Rosé

If you prefer to go all out when going out-out, a dramatic wing and matching coloured mascara will have you turning heads and stealing hearts.

Photography: Fernando Gomez | Model: Rita Lakka at Brand | Hair and makeup artist: Rosa Matilla for Dior and Real Techniques | Stylist: Marta Paris

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