Leighton Meester is all about those natural days, admitting back in 2010 that when she gets the chance to not have to wear cosmetics for a while she makes the most of it. “I wear makeup every day [for ‘Gossip Girl’], so I’m sure to remove all the makeup when I’m done and keep it off as long as I can,” she told Allure. And on those days she’s letting her skin breathe, it sounds like the star really does keep things to a minimum, as she always wears sunscreen during the day and opts for a light moisturizer at night.
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The star doubled down on the importance of always going to bed with a bare face too, telling Elle Australia, “It sounds simple, but I’ve learned the hard way, it’s important to take off all your makeup before bed.”
But don’t think Meester is totally against the cosmetics, as she also revealed her favorite look for a night out. “Usually I keep it minimal, emphasizing one feature, like lips or eyes, either with plum or red lipstick, or a bronze eyeliner
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I curl my lashes and use BB cream when necessary,” she shared. The actor also confessed that she considers herself to be pretty low maintenance, revealing that her everyday makeup kit consists of a little mascara, an eyelash curler, some sheer lipstick or a lip gloss and, of course, that all-important sunscreen to shield her skin from the sun.