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: 2274249

Color: Warm 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)


It smells great and is super simple to use! I’ve seen other reviews about it drying your hair out but I haven’t noticed any drying! ...Perfect for daily use!...I lighten my hair and this product is perfect to keep my hair healthy even thru daily blow drying! Not heavy at all. I'm hooked

What it is:
A leave-in hair treatment and styling cream that delivers 10 benefits in one simple step, leaving hair perfectly polished—you asked, Alterna listened. Original CC Cream formula now available.

Hair Type: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Texture: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Concerns:
- Damage/Split Ends/Breakage
- Straightening/Smoothing
- Heat Protection


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: 2731636

Color: Bronx Baby - soft warm rose

133 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.

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

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.


The component is beautiful, the colors and pigmentation A+ You can create simple, everyday matte looks or glam out to the max with metallic, glistening eye shadow looks! ...By : j_beauty30 This makeup palette is really beautiful with essential neutral tones for daily makeup, both simple and glamorous makeup, it really is a makeup palette that cannot be missing in your cosmetic bag, the tones are so perfect, 100% recommended One of my favorite pallets that I don't think I could live without.

What it is: A daily wardrobe of rose-toned neutral shades that will become your daily go-to palette. A mix of warm, cool, and neutral matte, satin, and pearlescent shades with 2 cream bases that create the perfect, rich canvas for your shadows.

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.

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