Dewy, No-Makeup Makeup is Trending Again

Last year was all about maximalist makeup from neon eyeshadow to floating eyeliner. There was nothing subtle about the glittery palettes and vibrant lipsticks featured everywhere. Now, the beauty world is scaling back with the no-makeup makeup look.

The style rests on creamy eyeshadows, blushes and highlighters for dewy skin worthy of the stars. Get fresh-faced like Alicia Keys, pioneer of the radiant look. Lili Reinhart and Kendall Jenner have adopted the trend as well. To achieve this, you'll want a natural-looking complexion, unruly eyebrows and wide-awake eyes. Get glowing with these must-have makeup and skincare products!

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Sephora BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Moisturizer dewy no makeup photo

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BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Moisturizer

The problem with foundations is that thick, full-coverage can look cakey which undermines the no-makeup aesthetic. For a natural-looking glow, skip the foundation and instead go for a light layer of tinted moisturizer. Some of your freckles, redness and other blemishes will shine through for the illusion that you're wearing no makeup. You'll get a dose of light coverage plus some extra hydration. Apply this tinted moisturizer with your fingers for an extra dewy look. ($33;

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Sephora NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer dewy no makeup photo

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NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer

You may have been up all night binge-watching Netflix or pounding out a work presentation, but no one needs to know. Coffee and concealer were made for mornings like this! Blur the look of lines, wrinkles, dark circles and pesky pimples. This concealer offers a light touch of coverage that lasts up to 16 hours. Concealer and tinted moisturizer are an ideal combination for the smooth finish you want without the fuss. ($30;

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Glossier Boy Brow dewy no makeup photo

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Glossier Boy Brow

A key component of the no-makeup makeup look is unruly brows. Brush through your brows while subtly tinting them in Brown, Blond or Black. A couple swipes of this can't-miss brow gel are all you need. You'll have fluffy, insta-worthy arches in no time. Glossier Boy Brow enhances the look of your natural brows while giving them that extra oomph. Before heading out the door in the morning, brush your hair and fluff your brows. ($16;

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Nordstrom Tom Ford Cream Color for Eyes dewy no makeup photo

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Tom Ford Cream Color for Eyes

Creamy products are the name of the game. You'll want your makeup to be super well-blended and unnoticeable, so creams are perfect for achieving this. They're more natural-looking than powders. Replace your normal eyeshadow with a cream color that gently glides over your lids. Reach for a shade that's as close to your skin tone as possible for subtlety. Grab this popular product in several shades for days where you feel like being a little more extra. ($46;

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Sephora Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist no makeup photo

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Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist

Sparkly skin is the star of the show for no-makeup makeup. Spritz on this spray moisturizer for luminous skin. It's formulated with Japanese anti-aging superfoods like green tea, rice and algae. Your skin will be radiant and bright. It's a look that screams "I woke up like this" even though you had a little help. Get glowing by finishing your look off with a fabulous outfit. We hear prairie dresses are trending. ($48;

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Sephora Josie Maran Surreal Skin Argan Finishing Balm dewy no makeup photo

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Josie Maran Surreal Skin Argan Finishing Balm

Before you apply the rest of your makeup, get a smooth foundation. This product adds hydration to your skin for more a seamless application. Your makeup will last longer and look better, thanks to this all-in-one skincare finisher and makeup primer. The balm works for all skin types from dry to oily and fixes skin concerns from dryness to dullness. As an added bonus, this product is vegan and cruelty-free! ($36;

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Glossier Balm Dotcom Trio dewy no makeup photo

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Glossier Balm Dotcom Trio

Step away from the statement lipsticks. For this look, you'll want smooth and hydrated lips that appear free of product. Go for either a sheer tint or a barely-there pink shade. Get your choice of three balms from Glossier for kissable lips! We recommend Birthday, Original and Rose. Your lips will softly shimmer while looking au naturel. It's an ace choice for perfecting that pout just in time for Valentine's Day. ($30;

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Nordstrom NARS The Multiple Stick dewy no makeup photo

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NARS The Multiple Stick

A cream blush will blend right in with the rest of your makeup for a vision that wows. Add some dewiness to the tops of your cheeks with this effortless blend. This NARS product gets you a sheer finish that's brilliant and dynamic. We love that this product is formulated with Vitamin E and açai oil. Protect your skin while looking pretty! This is one of those products where you really can have it all. ($39;

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Nordstrom Benefit They're Real! Lengthening & Volumizing Mascara dewy no makeup photo

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Benefit They're Real! Lengthening & Volumizing Mascara

You want your peepers to pop, but heavy eyeliner and intense mascara are not the way to go. Reach for subtle, alternative eye products for your next night out. For no-makeup makeup, it's all about minimalism. Brown mascara is your friend in accentuating your eyes without being overpowering. The Beyond Brown shade curls, volumizes and lifts your lashes. Best of all, people will think you're not wearing any eye makeup at all! ($25;

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Sephora Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask dewy no makeup photo

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Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask

The night before your no-makeup makeup look, you'll want to prepare. Start with some smoothing skincare so you feel fresh and confident from the moment you wake up. After pampering your skin, you may not even need to reach for a tinted moisturizer or concealer! This watermelon-scented mask is a fan favorite. It smells amazing, goes on overnight and has powerful hydrating properties. Before you hit the pillow, smear on this sleeping mask for a clearer complexion. ($45;

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Glossier Futuredew dewy no makeup photo

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Glossier Futuredew

Did Glossier invent no-makeup makeup? There's a reason why the brand keeps popping up everywhere! Glossier has pretty much cult-status when it comes to achieving that "come-hither" glow. This serum is no exception. Tap on the long-wearing product for a pop of shimmer that reviewers are raving about. You'll look amazing from every angle as your highlights catch in the sunlight. With skin this dewy, you may be tempted to snap selfies all day long. ($24;

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Kiehl's Pure Vitality Skin Renewing Cream dewy no makeup photo

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Pure Vitality Skin Renewing Cream

Smooth and strengthen your skin. It's the canvas for your makeup, after all! This moisturizer has superstar ingredients like Manuka honey and red ginseng root that boost the skin's vibrancy. The powerful product can be used in the morning or at night for a quick touch-up. As one reviewer wrote, "I instantly fell in love with its smoothing and brightening effect. It's creamy yet not oily in consistency. It's versatile as both a night and day cream when I travel." See what all the hype's about by trying out this revitalizing cream for yourself. ($65;

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