simple makeup

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

The best makeup products are the ones that help you look your best without trying too hard. They're easy to use, easy to blend, and easy on the eyes. Here are some of the best simple makeup products for every budget.

ILIAThe Necessary Eyeshadow Palette

Size: 0.05 oz/ 1.5 g·ITEM: 2274256

Color: Cool Nude

148 Reviews


Favorite eyeshadow palette (and I've tried all the major ones) that I use daily! Colors looks great on their own or blended and pigment can be built up. ...I have the compact that comes with a mirror so it's great for on the go and daily use. I keep this in my work makeup bag....Great colors for everyday...Everyday palette!

What it is: A set of six talc-free, buttery, long-wearing eyeshadows that go beyond your basic neutrals—with matte, satin, and metallic finishes.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Jojoba Seed Oil: Helps to nurture and gently moisturize the skin.
- Vitamin E: Acts as a natural antioxidant and helps to reduce free-radical damage.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of talc, sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.


I dont use a lot of make up just the basic. But this is perfect, it moisturize my skin really well. ...I loveeee wearing this primer alone when it’s the no makeup kinda day, makes my skin look so blurred. I 110% recommend to all my ladies who just want a simple blur and moisturizing primer!

Skin type:
✔ Normal
✔ Dry
✔ Combination
✔ Oily

What it is:
A shine-stopping, pore-diffusing primer that smooths the way for better foundation application and longer wear with an instant retouch effect.

What it does:
Nothing is sexier than touch-worthy skin. Pro Filt’r Instant Retouch Primer is the first step to getting there. Paired with Pro Filt'r Foundation, this oil-free primer smooths away the look of pores, visibly evens skin tone and texture, and instantly absorbs shine without feeling dry or chalky. That means smoother foundation application and longer makeup wear.

Urban DecayMini Naked Eyeshadow Palette

Size: 6 x 0.02 oz / 0.8 g·ITEM: 2567543

Color: Sin

1.8K Reviews


Good Everyday Basic...Overall I can see this being a great option for someone who wants simple, basic colors that will work in every situation. ...My first high end purchase ever was a naked basics palette and this brings me back so much nostalgia.

What it is: A collection of three mini Naked eyeshadow palettes featuring original Naked shades, each with a mix of six richly pigmented eyeshadow shimmers and mattes.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Each Naked Your Way Mini Eyeshadow Palette includes a mix of buttery whipped mattes and high-shine shimmer eyeshadows with notoriously Naked payoff. Each shade has a blendable, creamy texture and lasts up to 12 hours for long-lasting and vibrant eye makeup looks. You are the creator and Naked Minis are your muse. You can create anything from simple makeup looks to glam makeup looks.

Palette Size: 4.25"w x 0.55"d x 2.2"h (mini size)


The only downside is that I wouldn’t use the peel everyday, so it’s not a true 3 step daily routine. ...First, the Citrus Clean Balm & Makeup Melt is amazing! You just rub it on and wipe away all the days makeup, simple as that!

What it is: A collection of travel-size essentials to cleanse, exfoliate, and hydrate your skin with simple, multitasking vegan formulations.

Ingredient Callouts:
Free of parabens, phthalates, sulfates SLS & SLES, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: Visibly renew your skin in just three steps. A skincare regimen in collaboration with leading Beverly Hills dermatologist Dr. Jason Emer, this set contains citrus-based, naturally efficacious, good-for-you ingredients perfect for everyday use.

This Set Contains:
- 0.68 oz/ 20 g Citrus Clean Balm & Makeup Melt
- 0.68 oz/ 20 g Lemon-Aid Detox & Glow

MAKEUP BY MARIOSuperSatin® Lipstick

Size: 0.12 oz / 3.5 g·ITEM: 2731503

Color: Forest Hills - rich wine

136 Reviews


basic nude...A bit overpriced for what it is which this color is a basic shade in the nude tone family made a million times. ...Simple but gorgeous color! The payoff is fantastic!

What it is: A classic, creamy satin lipstick with a soft sheen.

Formulation Type: 

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 gluten-free and cruelty-free.

Prada BeautyDimensions Multi-Effect Refillable Eyeshadow Palette

Size: 0.21 oz / 6 g·ITEM: 2753945

Color: 05 PURE - a pure and contrasted look, with a celestial blue.

323 Reviews


Classic and Basic!...The colors are classic and basic. You can use it for multiple make looks. 100% recommended....It has everything in it to do a basic eye look and is so convenient to just throw it in my makeup bag.

What it is: An eye palette inspired by the iconic prints from the house archives with a unique set of three sophisticated neutrals and a single eccentric accent shade.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Plukenetia Volubillis Oil: Makes formula creamy and blend easily.

What Else You Need to Know: This refillable eyeshadow palette is an invitation to explore all your dimensions and experiment with endless combinations of easy-to-wear, easy-to-dare eye looks. It is created using a low-pressure injection process with Micro-Pixel™ pigments and delivers one-stroke color payoff with high color resolution. The hybrid creamy-powder finish blends without fallout and provides weightless comfort. This eyeshadow delivers up to 10 hours of wear and giv

NUDESTIXNudescreen Lip Primer SPF 30 Natural

Size: .34 oz / 10 mL·ITEM: 2647691

Color: Natural

231 Reviews


A good basic lip primer...I found the tinting to be a bit strong depending on the colouring of your lips. Overall, as a basic lip primer I would recommend this product!...It becomes a must have in my daily make up routine...The natural finish complements various lip shades, making it versatile for everyday wear. Overall, a reliable and effective lip primer that combines skincare benefits with makeup prep.

What it is: A multi-tasking, lightweight, tinted lip primer that preps and protects lips from daily UV damage and reduces the visible signs of lip aging.

Formulation Type:
Lip Balm & Treatment

Benefits: Hydrating

SPF 30 and under

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Mineral Non-Nano Zinc Oxide: Provides UVA and UVB broad-spectrum SPF 30 protection.
- Purple Tea Extract: Defends against free radicals.
- Green Algae Extract: Provides moisturizing properties and helps reduce visible signs of aging.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: This lip primer is formulated with non-nano zinc oxide


Perfect Daily Protection...Slightly peach tint to it so it covers small imperfections. I wear it everyday!...LOVE this everyday SPF...I have VERY sensitive skin and this is the BEST everyday SPF I've used! It's also a great makeup base.

What it is:
A lightweight daily sunscreen that provides UVA/UVB sun protection.

What it is formulated to do:
This daily sunscreen provides the face with broad-spectrum sun protection in a sheer formula. Worn alone or as a primer under makeup, its oil-free formulation helps to absorb excess oil and whisk away perspiration. Formulated without chemical sunscreens, it is appropriate for sensitive skins and the eye area.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens


I completely forget I even have makeup on while I wear this. Highly recommend for daily moisture and where ever else you need it! ...My daily go to...Bonus points for also being the best primer ever. I use it daily even if I’m not wearing any makeup at all.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination

What it is:
An advanced, oil-free face formula that hydrates, softens, and cushions skin.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Oiliness

If you want to know more…
This oil-free formula combines the moisturizing power of shea butter with vitamins B, C, and E for antioxidant protection to fend off environmental damage. Grapefruit and geranium fragrances leave a light, uplifting scent on skin. With daily use, this cream—rich in feel, but never greasy—helps skin to look and feel its best.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

OlaplexLashbond Building Serum

ITEM: 2663631

Size: .15 oz / 4.5 mL

1.2K Reviews


I wear it in the morning after my skincare and at night, It’s sooo simple to use and feels completely comfortable....I have been loving this product. A simple addition to my daily routine making my lashes feel healthier after the first few weeks and I look forward to the longer use results of using this product!

What it is: A highly concentrated, clinically tested lash serum that creates the look of longer, thicker, stronger, and healthier lashes in as little as four weeks.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Olaplex Peptide Complex Technology™: Proprietary blend to support the natural growth cycle and lash retention.
- Olaplex Bond Building Technology™: Supports the skin barrier for a better environment for natural lash growth.
- Hyaluronic Acid and Biotin: Promotes healthy-looking lashes and reduces the feel and look of dry, brittle lashes.

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