Friday, 11 April 2014

What's In My Makeup Bag?


I have a big collection of makeup bags, but I keep going back to simple, clear designs where all my products don't even have to be organised to be found easily :) I got this clear bag with a skincare gift set by Amie* and it is ideal! It has nice finishing touches, with a white leather trim, pink zip and little flowers on the bottom. It is the perfect size as well.


As an emotional wreck, I tend to carry every product I might need to do a full face of makeup when  I am out, visiting family etc. I cry a lot,  most of the time for no reason at all - a song I love, a sad film, a romantic film, my little boy being cute, missing my family etc. The list goes on :) haha. That's why I have to carry everything with me, including base products.


FACE:
- Benefit Porefessional Primer - sample size, perfect to smooth the skin and reduce the appearance of pores
-Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer - foundation and concealer in one. Miracle worker!
-Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer - the best under eye concealer I have ever tried.
-Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette - for setting my base and adding a gorgeous glow to my complexion.
-Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush - (Radiant Magenta) - my favourite pink blush.


EYES:
Urban Decay Naked Basics Palette* - Perfect for adding definition to the eyes. I also use it for my brows. 
-Wet N Wild Walking On Eggshells Palette - Just in case I need a bit more shimmer on the eyes.
- Bourjois Liner Pinceau - my all time favorite liquid liner. It's incredible!
- Zoeva 227 Soft Definer Brush* - a MAC 217 dupe for blending eye shadows.
- Mini Laura Mercier Full-Blown Volume Lash Building Mascara - one of the best mascaras I have ever tried.
-Urban Decay Primer Potion - You simply can't go wrong with this primer.
-Shu Uemura Curlers - the only curlers that work on my flat, elephant lashes. Worth every penny!
-Mini Benefit Tweezers - I got them in THIS set. They are amazing!


LIPS:
Urban Decay Naked Lip Gloss in shade Beso - perfect dark nude shade. 
YSL Rouge Volupte Lipstick in Shade 09 Pink Caress - Probably my all time favourite pink lipstick.
Benefit Lolli Tint- I absolutely love this product and I use it all the time, even underneath lipsticks and glosses. It is very long lasting and adds a gorgeous wash of colour to the lips and cheeks.


TOOLS, BROWS, ETC...
 -Real Techniques Retractable Brushes* - they are perfect for carrying in my makeup bag and the quality is outstanding. I also have the Bdellium Tools 762 Angled Brush* for my brows.
Anastasia Brow Wiz in Brunette - The best brow pencil on the market.
- Benefit Gimme Brow - I always have it with me as well :) It is super easy to use and makes my brows look amazing!
- Travel EDT Spray - I currently have Serge Lutens En Bois Vanille inside :)
- Pomade Divine - I love this lip balm and I also use it on my cuticles.


The last makeup product I always have with me is TheBalm Mary-Lou Manizer*, my favourite ever highlighter. It is absolutely beautiful!


Do you carry a 'full face of makeup' in your bag? 


*products marked with an asterisk are PR samples


  

24 comments:

  1. Now this is a make-up bag of envy, I would like one of each please ;) xx
    www.beautyqueenuk.co.uk

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  2. gosh what a post
    http://itskrisworld.blogspot.in/

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  3. So many lovely products! I typically carry a lip exfolator, lip balm, whatever lipstick I'm wearing that day (& a lip brush) plus a pressed powder compact for touch ups! I used to just end up hoarding makeup in my various purses so I try to limit myself to my absolute essentials haha.

    Lauren // Lipstick & Lacquer

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  4. Great post! The bag looks lovely! :)

    ahintofbeauty.blogspot.com/

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  5. Ohh so much lovely makeup. I adore posts like these, I'm so nosey!

    Amelia Rose | Beauty Blogger

    x

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  6. Love this :) I really want to give the Hourglass blush a go... and I kind of carry my make up around like this too, as i'm always travelling xx


    Love India xox
    The Jewel Beauty Blog - A friendly Beauty & Lifestyle Blog

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  7. theBalm mary lou manizer is my favorite highlighter too! I just hit the pan on mine, it felt wondeful.. this highlighter can last a long time.

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  8. Absolutely not. It's too much bulk. I only carry the lip product I'm wearing that day with me.

    RIKKI POYNTER
    // RIKKI POYNTER, MAKEUP!

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  9. so many beaut products! :) I rarely carry anything around because I can never be bothered to top up during the day! :)
    xx
    LORA LOVES..

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  10. I love the clear makeup bag so you can see what's inside. And you have some lovely products and brushes :)

    http://glassow.com

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  11. I love the lip shades you wear x

    www.styleflaw.blogspot.co.uk ♥

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  12. What a great idea for a post!! I love so many of the products you have in your bag and I definitely want to try the others!! Great blog! xo kelly

    http://beautyhuddle.blogspot.com

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  13. My make up bag for everyday is much lighter! (love your selections though, you have great tasteI) I carry items I may reapply during the day lip liner/lipgloss/lipbalm/lipstick (sometimes a few of the glosses) Chantecaille HD pressed powder and kabuki brush, Guerlain skin illuminater wand in 00. Most everthing else stays put pretty well throughout the day.

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  14. at the moment i don't have a make up bag so everything get thrown in my bag.. but on most days i will just carry a lipstick or lipgloss around with me
    madbout-beauty.blogspot.co.uk

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  15. This might just be the make up collection of my dreams! I need to go swatch the hourglass blushes asap!
    Becki fromwww.lifelooksperfect.com xx

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  16. Looks like your make-up bag could fit loads - I prefer clear ones too! I generally only carry powder, eyeliner and lipgloss around me with me on an everyday basis :)

    Stella | stellashek

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  17. I love to carry all my make-up products everywhere I go as well too! it's better to be prepared all the time!

    www.melissatee.com

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  18. Fun post! I don't carry my full face in my bag, I usually have a ton of lip products, a powder for touch ups, mascara and I keep a dual sided (brown/ black) eyeliner in there just in case.

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  19. Your makeup bag is perfect. I use most of the products you use! I always carry a "full face of makeup" in my bag all the time, I'll never know what I'll need so I always bring the ones I use a lot, especially for touch ups and beauty emergencies!


    www.FashionContainer.com
    xx, Malena

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  20. I don't carry any base products with me, just the basics. Although I do bring my full-size jar of Cinema Secrets setting powder; it's the only thing that can keep shine at bay and I simply cannot go through a day without it!

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  21. on a daily basis i just carry around a powder and brush and a concealer for touchups and about 10 lip products because i'm insane and can never have too many with me, haha. but when i know i'm going to be out for a long time i might take blush and occasionally my foundation along to touch up as well but that's about it. but i totally get the need to carry everything around just in case/for emergencies, i'm just lazy and don't want to have to take things out of my makeup bag to do my makeup in the mornings, haha.

    little henry lee

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  22. Your make up bag looks amazing, I am totally the same have to have everything....you never know what might happen!!!

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  23. yeah, if you could just give me all these items that'd be great haha :)

    xXx Furf xXx

    furfturf.blogspot.co.uk

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