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"Clean Girl" makeup routine



The "clean girl" makeup look is getting increasingly popular over TikTok and is essentially a dewy, moisturized look that doesn't use too many products. Truly anyone can achieve this look, and I'm about to show you how. Before you read further, acne is normal. Hyperpigmentation is normal. Texture is normal. Social media is fake, filters exist, you are beautiful.

Enjoy xo.


1. Base

A glowy look starts with moisturized and nourished skin. After cleansing, apply moisturizer and spf. Here are some of my favourite products that give you moisturized skin.


CeraVe - Daily Moisturizing Lotion


Glossier - Priming Moisturizer Rich


Drunk Elephant - Lala Retro Whipped Moisturizer


2. Concealer

Apply under eyes to brighten the area and to any other places on your face where you would like coverage.


Rare Beauty - Liquid Touch Brightening Concealer


Tarte - Shape Tape Concealer


Milk Makeup - Sunshine Under Eye Brightening Light Coverage Concealer


3. Contour/bronzer

Apply to cheekbones and on the sides of your forehead and blend to give a contoured look. You can also apply contour or bronzer to your jawline or nose for an even more chiseled effect.


Milk Makeup - Matte Cream Bronzer Stick



Rare Beauty - Warm Wishes Effortless Bronzer Stick


Charlotte Tilbury - Hollywood Contour Wand


4. Blush

One of the staples in many makeup looks, blush can add just the perfect amount of colour to your face. Apply high on your cheekbones for a lifted effect.


Rare Beauty - Soft Pinch Liquid Blush


Milk Makeup - Lip + Cheek Cream Blush Stick


Saie - Dew Liquid Cheek Blush


4. Highlighter

Sometimes less is more. With this look, less highlighter is better. Apply wherever you feel needs a bit more glow. Cheekbones, the bridge of your nose, on your eyelids, you choose.


Merit - Day Glow Highlighting Balm


Makeup By Mario - Master Crystal Reflector


Rare Beauty - Positive Light Liquid Luminizer Highlighter


5. Mascara

Minimal mascara is key to keeping this look simple. Apply one or two layers of mascara to top lashes. Applying mascara to lower lashes is optional. For a more natural look, keep mascara on top lashes only.


Maybelline New York - Sky High Mascara


L'Oreal Paris - Telescopic Mascara


ILIA - Limitless Lash Lengthening Clean Mascara


6. Lip products

The perfect finishing touch to this look is a glowy lip. The options can vary between a lip gloss, lip oil, lip balm, really whatever you prefer.



Tower 28 - ShineOn Lip Jelly


Dior - Addict Lip Glow Oil


Lineage - Lip Glowy Balm



With these simple steps, achieving the "clean girl" look is easier than ever. You can always put your own twist on it (eyeliner, faux freckles, etc) but this is a very much "base makeup" look which you can further expand however you'd like.

Love u.

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