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15 Times Kelsey Merritt Nailed The 'No-Makeup-Makeup' Look

Contrary to popular believe, 'no-makeup-makeup' is quite tricky to achieve—but one person who nails it each time is none other than Victoria's Secret model Kelsey Merritt!

Her signature beauty look consists of thick, bushy brows brushed upwards (you can cop the trend here), a nude lip gloss, and sheer foundation that doesn't cover up her favorite features: her freckles! According to the model-of-the-moment, she even wore this natural, 'barely there' look to the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show casting. "I couldn't put too much makeup, but I wanted to look my best. I feel like with makeup it's supposed to bring out your best qualities—it's not supposed to cover anything," she told Vogue.

 

READ: How To Dress Like A Model Off-Duty, According To Kelsey Merritt

 

Scroll through these photos to get natural makeup inspo from Kelsey Merritt herself. And while you're at it, listen to the VS model spill her beauty secrets by watching her full makeup tutorial with Vogue

 

You can never go wrong with messy tresses, copper tones, and a nude lipgloss. 

Photo: @kelseymerritt

 

Bushy brows are in! Kelsey's foolproof tip is to brush your arches upwards with brow gel.

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Don't be afraid to flaunt your freckles—they're beautiful!

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Kesley is seriously giving us major barely there beauty inspiration.

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This fresh, 'barely-there' look is Victoria's Secret-approved.

Photo: @kelseymerritt shot by Victor Robertof

 

For the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, Kelsey and the rest of the models had their makeup done by celebrity artist and beauty legend Charlotte Tilbury.  Find out the exact products she used for the iconic fashion show here. 

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A swipe of a shiny, nude-pink lipstick goes a long way!

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This runway moment is truly unforgettable. Congratulations, Kelsey!

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Can't get enough of Kelsey's beauty looks? Swipe through this gallery for more!

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