My Clean Beauty Skincare & Makeup Routine


I love a good clean beauty routine. I have been refining my skincare and makeup over the past year or so, and I finally feel like I’ve mastered the art of the no-makeup, makeup look.

Some of my absolute favorite clean skincare products include Dr. Dennis Gross Pore Refining Serum, Youth To The People Cleanser, and my holy grail sunscreen from Supergoop! When it comes to clean, vegan, and cruelty-free makeup Kosas, Ilia Beauty, and Bite Beauty are my go-to brands.

My Skincare Routine & Clean Beauty Products For A Natural Makeup Look

I’ve found that a stellar skincare regimen makes for a much simpler makeup routine. I love when my skin feels like it has that perfectly sun-kissed glow while also looking dewy and youthful. Several of the skincare products I’ve incorporated help me achieve that look and feel before I even begin applying makeup.

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Vegan, Cruelty-Free, Clean Skincare Products For Glowing Skin

Youth To The People Superfood Cleanser: Made with kale, spinach and green tea, this daily green juice face cleanser is my holy grail for cleansing my skin. I use this cleanser daily, and it’s amazing for double cleansing your skin too!

Foreo Luna Mini 3: Take your face-cleansing game to the next level with Foreo’s Luna Mini 3! It’s a silicone cleansing device that deeply cleans your pores and leaves you with the ultimate glowing skin.

Glow Recipe Plum Plump Hyaluronic Serum: My current fav when it comes to hyaluronic serums. Glow Recipes has five different varieties of hyaluronic acid, plum and vegan collagen, plus silk proteins that work to hydrate and tighten skin while also reducing the appearance of fine lines.

Dr. Dennis Gross Pore Perfecting and Refining Serum: I call this serum the ‘instant filter serum’ and it works to reduce pores and prevent blackheads from surfacing. It is one of the first serums I have ever tried where I instantly noticed a significant difference in the appearance of my skin. This is a 100 out of 10 product for me and worth every single penny!

HERBIVORE Emerald Deep Moisture Glow Oil: The best oil for calming red skin, and what I use to Gua Sha my face! The CBD and adaptogens visibly reduce redness and reset stressed skin.

Alder New York Gua Sha: Every gal needs a good Gua Sha in her skincare tool kit, and Alder New York makes the best black obsidian crystal Gua Sha, which is said to prevent negativity and aid in clearing brain fog. I love it and use mine 4 to 5 times a week.

Youth to The People Vitamin C Energy Serum: This ultra-lightweight serum helps with dark spots, fine lines and wrinkles, and dullness. I typically use this a few times a week.

 Supergoop! Superscreen Daily Moisturizer: Of everything I have shared, this is at the absolute top of my list! Sunscreen is so incredibly important and Supergoop! makes the best for all skin types. It’s also completely translucent on darker skin tones!

Vegan & Cruelty Free Clean Makeup For A Minimal, Natural Makeup Look

Ilia Beauty Fullest Volumizing Mascara: The best clean beauty mascara on the market that gives you length for days and stays on all day!

Kosas Brow Pencil: This brow pencil is super-easy to apply to your brows and comes in the perfect shade for my skin tone.

Kosas Concealer: Kosas is one of the most color-inclusive brands when it comes to clean beauty, and their concealer is the perfect consistency providing smooth coverage for all-day wear.

Ilia Beauty Multi-Stick Cheek & Lip: I absolutely love how easy the Ilia multi-stick cheek and lip is to apply. It gives that perfectly sun-kissed effect on my cheeks!

Ela Luz Bronzer and Contouring Stick: The easiest contouring and bronzing sticks for darker skin tones!

Bite Beauty Yaysayer Plumping Lip Gloss: Lip plumping gloss without all the toxins that are harmful for your body! I have this gloss in several shades, and it makes my lips look so lush!

XX – Kat

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After refining my skincare & makeup routine [products + steps] I finally feel I’ve mastered the art of the natural, no-makeup, makeup look. Watch how I achieve glowing skin.
After refining my skincare & makeup routine [products + steps] I finally feel I’ve mastered the art of the natural, no-makeup, makeup look. Watch how I achieve glowing skin.
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