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light makeup

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for light makeup.

The right makeup can make all the difference between an ordinary face and a stunning one. It can add confidence, create a sense of style, or just plain make you look better. But if you're new to the world of makeup, it can also be intimidating. Here are some products that will help you get started with your light makeup collection.

CLINIQUEAirbrush Concealer Illuminates, Perfects

Size: 0.05 oz/ 1.5 mL·ITEM: 685958

Color: Medium

461 Reviews


light coverage concealer...I use this as a highlighter/ light concealer. Def not full coverage. ...pretty high-lights, but very drying..have to use it with my eye cream to make it work on my 45 year old, very well taken care of skin…this is unusual for this brand!?

What it is:
A creamy, light concealer that brushes on to brighten, perfect, and soften the look of fine lines and wrinkles.

What it does:
This sheer-coverage concealer softens the look of fine lines and wrinkles and contains light-diffusing optics that brighten shadows. The creamy, oil-free formula flows through the unique brush applicator for a smooth, precise application.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
Ophthalmologist tested. Non-acnegenic.

GUERLAINMétéorites Illuminating Powder Pearls

Size: 0.88 oz/ 25 g·ITEM: 1578277

Color: 02 Light

711 Reviews


For reference, I'm typically in the light-medium shade range (currently using hourglass vanish stick in Buff) and use the medium shade....I brought the precious lights kit which included the teint rose and i am loving it.

What it is:
An illuminating powder made up of light-diffusing pearls that minimize flaws and add brightness to the skin.

What it does:
Guerlain's iconic handcrafted pearls have been reinvented with a boosted illuminating power. For the first time ever, Météorites’ Pearls incorporate Guerlain’s exclusive Stardust Technology, a spherical pigment contained within each pearl. This formulation diffracts light upon contact to envelop the skin in a halo of light. Each lightweight shade has a specific correcting action to offer the ultimate in luminous skin.

MAKE UP FOR EVERMini Ultra HD Microfinishing Pressed Powder

Size: 0.07 oz/ 2 g·ITEM: 1916659

Color: Translucent - for light to medium skin tones

59 Reviews


A light application in the AM and if necessary, a touch up in the afternoon for my oily t-zone....Love, love this powder. Goes on really light and lasts. Glad the Sephora employee recommended in small size since I really wanted to try before I buy.

What it is:
A finishing powder that is ultra-blurring and light-diffusing to impart unfiltered perfection on all skintones—in every light.

What it does:
The last step in your makeup routine, this pressed powder blurs, smooths, and reduces shine with the even, naturally matte coverage of ULTRA HD Pressed Powder.

CLINIQUEEven Better Glow™ Light Reflecting Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15 Foundation

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 1953561

Color: Espresso - deep, cool-neutral undertones

142 Reviews


nice foundation for natural was very light coverage. It did match my skin tone pretty well and I am happy with the overall product...I was looking for a light coverage foundation that I could use when doing a no-makeup makeup look, but it felt like an oily moisturizer.

What it is: A dermatologist-developed foundation that perfects and continuously supports skin’s radiance and texture.

Coverage: Light

Finish: Radiant

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal and Combination


Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates.

What Else You Need to Know: The lightweight, fluid formula gives skin a luminous finish. Vitamins C and E help brighten the look of skin tone, and broad-spectrum SPF 15 protects against future darkening. This foundation is sweat- and humidity-resistant.

Melt CosmeticsBlush

Size: 0.178 oz / 5.045 g·ITEM: 2229573

Color: Cali Dream - warm coral

44 Reviews


I like an orange blush so I was disappointed. Also I’m like, light-medium complexion and it like barely shows up...I thought this was going to be too light for my skin tone, but it turns out it provides the perfect flush.

What it is: A blush in a buttery-soft, easily-blended, buildable formula for a natural-to-dramatic flush.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens.

What Else You Need to Know: Add a youthful flush to the face with Melt Cosmetics’ Blushes and Blushlights (sold separately). The creamy, pressed-powder formula melts into skin flawlessly for a natural hint of color. Don’t be afraid to build and layer. Blushlights (sold separately) can be layered over blushes for a striking color shift.

Danessa Myricks BeautyEvolution Setting Powder

Size: 0.39 oz/ 11 g·ITEM: 2439453

Color: 3 - warm peach

32 Reviews


Specifically designed with studio lights in mind....No more blinding people on Zoom calls with light bouncing off my forehead! It's a finely milled powder, and the light brown colour is pretty much translucent on my lightly tanned skin colour.

What it is: A micro-fine translucent setting and finishing powder that helps reduce shine and sets your makeup in place for all-day, transfer-resistant wear.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan and gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Evolution Powder Setting Powder was designed to help lock in your makeup and absorb excess shine without drying out your skin.

Danessa Myricks BeautyPower Bronzer Cream Bronzer

Size: 0.49 oz /14 mL·ITEM: 2439511

Color: Light - fair to medium

42 Reviews


The texture and blendability is phenomenal for a cream. It makes me look awake with a light makeup day look and just glowing skin. ...Personally, the light shade runs a little orange on my fair skin tone.

What it is: A long-wearing, buildable, blendable soft-matte cream bronzer designed to subtly enhance the natural contours of your face.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan and gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This creamy formula adds warmth and definition to your skin for a naturally sculpted appearance.

MAKEUP BY MARIOSoftSculpt® Bronzer

Size: 0.42 oz/ 12 g·ITEM: 2449585

Color: Light Medium - soft matte finish for light to light-medium skin tones (understated cool)

79 Reviews


Runs light shade up. For people who self tan like me get the medium dark the other colors would have been too light. ...I purchased the shade Light because Light-Medium was sold out online and at my local Sephora.

What it is: A buildable, lightweight, multipurpose bronzer that is perfect for creating soft definition and naturally bronzed skin with minimal fallout.

What Else You Need to Know: This bronzer features six flattering neutral shades for all undertones that are never orange or muddy. The no-fallout formula also delivers a clean, natural, second-skin finish.

MAKEUP BY MARIOMaster Blade® Brow Pencil

ITEM: 2468775

Color: Light Brunette

21 Reviews


For reference I was using the Anastasia Brow Wiz, Nars and Mac eye brown pencils but the Makeup by Mario beats them all....Super easy to use — only takes me two minutes to fill in my brows. I’m not the best with having a light hand, but this pencil goes on light and let’s you build the color up gradually.

What it is: A retractable brow pencil that features an innovative blade tip for precise, hair-like detail and dimension and a spoolie for effortless blending.

Ingredient Callouts:
Free of parabens, mineral oil, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: The blade’s slanted edge offers broad strokes for outlining, defining, and shading, while the automatic slide-up pencil delivers the perfect amount of product. The emollient-infused formula offers precision glide, and eight shades offer an even, natural matte finish that complements any hair color.

MILK MAKEUPSunshine Under Eye Brightening Light Coverage Concealer

Size: 0.2 oz/ 6 mL·ITEM: 2487056

Color: 2 - light medium with neutral peach undertones

590 Reviews


Nice light concealer!...This stuff works very well! I like my makeup to feel light and not heavy. So this light coverage concealer is perfect. ...Perfect for light makeup days and is sheer coverage!

What it is: A 99 percent natural, light-coverage concealer with skincare benefits that visibly brightens and refreshes under-eyes for an easy no-makeup makeup look.

Coverage: Light



Highlighted Ingredients:
- Vitamin C: Helps visibly brighten and firm the look of skin.
- Light-Reflecting Brightening Powders: Illuminate and brighten the look of dark under-eye circles.
- Plant-Derived Squalane and Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrate for smoother-, refreshed-looking eyes.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

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