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The Top 7 Products for Your Minimalist Makeup Collection

Even before the pandemic, minimalist makeup has been a highlight in the world of beauty.  In fact, the popular trend is predicted to make a comeback in the next upcoming years. Slow beauty and natural skin care are the gag right now as many are striving to make their skin glow without several foreign elements. Women want to feel beautiful and self-assured even without the usage of countless makeup accessories. Furthermore, most women do not have the time (and/or money) to devote to complicated makeup routines. Reasons as such are why we will soon witness a sharp increase in the use of minimalist cosmetic accessories and routines. As much fun as having a large makeup collection is, you really don’t need more than a handful of products to create endless looks. Here’s a look at the top 7 products for the perfect minimalist makeup collection!

  1. Eyeshadow: I Heart Revolution x Elf OMG Palette Book Collection
    • With so many options ranging from everyday neutrals to bold bright shades, the variety of this palette can’t be beat. There are so many colors, great pigmentation, and a surprisingly sturdy container. The item is also compact and easy to use!
  2. Eyeliner: Maybelline Unstoppable Automatic Pencil
    • From natural to bold definition, this waterproof and smudge-resistant eyeliner delivers color that stays true all day. The mechanical liner swivels up and down to ensure that the tip always stays sharp with no breakage. The unstoppable formula has been ophthalmologist tested and proves to be suitable for those with sensitive eyes and/or contacts.
  3. Liquid Eyeliner: Maybelline Line Stiletto Ultimate Precision
    • This ophthalmologist tested, flexible felt-tip liner glides on smooth for precise control with rich color lasts all day. The brush style tip makes doing flicks and curls on the corner of your eye so much easier. The length of the handle helps to keep your hand steady too. Added plus: it is suitable for sensitive eyes and contact lens!
  4. Mascara: Maybelline Volum’ Express The Colossal Washable Mascara
    • This amazing product delivers bold, fast, and colossal volume instantly. The mega brush and collagen-infused formula delivers length, lift, and massive volume in just one coat! The comb wand helps separate lashes and avoid clumps.
  5. Eyebrow Pencil: Maybelline Brow Ultra Slim
    • Achieve ultra-precise, hair-like strokes for the most defined and natural looking eyebrows yet. The pencil features a smooth and break resistant formula, an ultra slim 1.5mm precision tip, and built-in spoolie brush to create precisely defined brows. The pencil is available in six shades ranging from light blonde to black-brown.
  6. Foundation: Black Radiance Color Perfect or Maybelline Fit Me
    • These foundations are great for all skin types. With medium to full buildable coverage, you can layer it up if you need to or keep it light. Either way, both are sure to give a comfortable feel and provide a natural finish. 
  7. Setting Spray: Milani Make It Last 3-in-1 Setting Spray & Primer
    • This bold, illuminating setting spray hydrates skin and locks in your flawless look for the long haul! The vegan formula delivers just the right dose of dewy to your complexion with a cooling, refreshing feeling while solidifying your makeup for up to 16 hours without creasing, smudging, or fading. Spray before or after makeup application or wear it alone for a captivating natural finish.
Angela Hyman

Kennesaw '23

Greetings beauties! My name is Angela and I'm a senior at Kennesaw State University double majoring in Nursing and Integrated Health Science. I strive to help others because I have been blessed to have overwhelming guidance and support myself. I love all aspects of beauty from makeup to encouraging women to radiate their inner beauty through confidence, achievement, leadership, and service. I joined Her Campus at KSU not only for the sisterhood aspect, but also in hopes that my writing will shine a positive light in the lives of others in some way. We have so many great things to share with you! Follow our team so you'll never miss our articles!! ❤️
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