The make-up essentials for a minimalistic beauty routine

As the clean girl aesthetic took the world by storm, many of us really embraced simplicity and efficiency in our beauty routines.  

It not only saves time but also allows for a more natural look that enhances your features without overwhelming them.  

BD has curated a list of make-up and beauty essentials that will help you achieve that flawless minimalistic beauty routine. 

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1. Burt's Bees Passion Fruit Moisturising Lip Balm 

Lip balm is a must-have for any minimalistic beauty routine. Burt's Bees Passion Fruit Moisturising Lip Balm provides a burst of hydration, ensuring your lips remain soft and supple throughout the day. Its natural ingredients and subtle scent make it a perfect addition to your everyday essentials. $3.99 at Burt's Bees

2. Mavala Switzerland the Whisper Collection 

When it comes to nail care, simplicity is key. The Whisper Collection by Mavala Switzerland offers a range of delicate, shades that are perfect for a minimalistic look. These nail polishes provide a sophisticated finish that complements any outfit without being overly bold. 

3. L’Oréal Paris Brow Artist Sculpt

Well-groomed brows can make a significant difference in your overall appearance. L’Oréal Paris Brow Artist Sculpt is an essential tool for defining and shaping brows. Its unique formula and brush make it easy to achieve a polished look that frames your face beautifully. $7.00 at Chemist Warehouse 

4. MOR Jardiniere Mint and Mimosa 

A minimalistic beauty routine is not complete without a signature scent. MOR Jardiniere Mint and Mimosa offers a fresh and invigorating fragrance that lingers subtly throughout the day. Its light, botanical notes are perfect for those who prefer a less overpowering scent.  $49.99 at David Jones

5. La Roche-Posay Anthelios Tinted Fluid Facial Sunscreen SPF 50+

Sun protection is crucial for maintaining healthy skin, and La Roche-Posay Anthelios Tinted Fluid Facial Sunscreen SPF 50+ combines high SPF protection with a subtle tint. This lightweight formula provides broad-spectrum protection against UVA and UVB rays while giving your skin a natural, even tone. It’s perfect for daily wear, ensuring your skin stays protected and radiant. $29.99 at Chemist Warehouse

6. Giorgio Armani Maestro Fusion Blush 

A touch of blush can add a healthy glow to your cheeks. Giorgio Armani Maestro Fusion Blush is a lightweight formula that blends seamlessly into the skin, giving you a natural flush of colour. The easy application makes it perfect for a quick and effortless beauty routine. 

7. NYX Professional Makeup Setting Spray – Dewy 

To ensure your make-up stays in place all day, a setting spray is essential. NYX Professional Makeup Setting Spray – Dewy gives your skin a fresh, radiant finish while locking in your make-up. Its lightweight formula is ideal for maintaining a natural, glowing look. $10.69 at Chemist Warehouse 

8. Natio Cream Stick Bronzer 

For a sun-kissed glow, Natio Cream Stick Bronzer is a versatile product that can be used for contouring or adding warmth to your complexion. Its creamy texture allows for easy blending, making it a great addition to any minimalistic beauty kit. $15.95 at Myer

9. Lancôme Hypnôse Mascara 

Mascara is a key component of any minimalistic make-up routine, and Lancôme Hypnôse Mascara is an excellent choice. It adds volume and length to your lashes, creating a dramatic yet natural look. Its long-lasting formula ensures lashes stay luscious throughout the day without clumping or smudging. $69.00 at Myer

10. Models Prefer Green Routine Liquid Concealer 

A good concealer is essential for a flawless complexion. Models Prefer Green Routine Liquid Concealer effectively covers blemishes, dark circles, and redness while providing a natural finish. Its lightweight formula blends seamlessly into the skin, making it ideal for touch-ups throughout the day. $7.00 at Chemist Warehouse 

11. Fedua Nail Polish - Gel Effect 

For those who prefer a polished look with minimal effort, Fedua Nail Polish - Gel Effect will be your new go-to. This nail polish provides a high-shine, gel-like finish without the need for a UV lamp. Its long-lasting formula ensures nails look freshly manicured for days, making it a perfect addition to your minimalistic beauty routine. 

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