Makeup’s biggest attraction is often its biggest flaw — sure, products are meant to enhance your natural beauty, but sometimes it ends up looking like, well, just too much makeup. It’s true that making your foundation actually look as real and natural as your skin can sometimes be intimidating for any amateur artist or enthusiast, but that’s where our babes at Coveteur got us covered.

They spoke with celebrity makeup artist Nina Park to learn exactly how to achieve this seemingly impossible natural look— and much to our surprise, it has a lot more to do with makeup prep than you may think. Check out their video here, and let us know if these tips and tricks give you the au naturale finish you’ve always dreamed of — we know we’ll be trying them!



About the Author:Alanna Martine Kilkeary is a native New Yorker and an assistant beauty editor at She has had the opportunity to grace the digital pages of Harper's BAZAAR, Rolling Stone and Teen Vogue with her words and skills. She runs a literary infused fashion blog in her free time, her heart belongs to William Shakespeare, and most importantly, she believes that Wes Anderson should serve as art director for the entire universe.

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