Monday, 19 May 2014

Makeup Bag | Purse Edition

How many different makeup bags do you own? Because if you're anything like me that number is probably going to be bigger than 1 or 2. Of course I have my beautiful makeup station which houses most of my makeup. But then I have this small makeup bag with the essentials that goes into whichever purse I'm using that day. Then I have a bigger version of it with more random essentials and larger makeup items. I also have a big tote style bag that I use for longer travel. So if I'm ever missing something it's probably still hiding in one of those bags!

makeup bag

The bag itself is from Victoria's Secret, its a thick plastic material in neon pink. I got it for free when I bought the Victoria's Secret Bombshell's in Bloom perfume. I love it because it's big enough for the essentials, but small enough to fit into all of my bags!

Makeup mirror

The first item in my makeup bag is this super adorable compact mirror. Which by the way, I deserve an award for actually keeping this baby in working condition for as long as I have. I have this thing with mirrors and sunglasses where I break them within hours of buying them. Anyways, this compact is from Forever 21 and is still on sale over here

Tanya Burr Lipgloss

Next we have the most important part of any makeup bag... The lip products! I don't know about you but I don't lead some crazy jet setter fabulous life where I need to bring every product I have on my face with me for touchups. As long as I prime and set, my makeup is generally good to go for the length of my outing. But you always need to touch up the lips and I like to keep my options open. Here we have the amazing Tanya Burr's lip glosses, which if I haven't told you once, twice, or three times, these babies are worth their price in gold, please go support a fellow beauty addict! My go-to nude shade, Kate Moss' Rimmel lipstick in shade 101 and just the Nivea Pearl stick or whatever, which I never use and don't find that great so... meh.

Tarte Amazonian Clay Mascara

And of course, for whatever touchups I do need, I have Tarte's Amazonian Clay Smart Mascara which is awesome balls (yes that is a very well known literary term). My Travalo which is fantastic because I love smelling good but hate the alcohol-y smell of most body sprays and who wants to bring an entire perfume bottle around with them? Usually I carry some sort of powder of concealer which is what the brush is for. And I wouldn't be a woman without a pony and some bobby pins!

So there you have it folks! My purse makeup bag! I think I will do this in 3 parts, this one, my big makeup bag, and my travel/ vacation makeup bag! Also, I just purchased a new bag so I think I will do a little what's in my bag A La most celebrity magazines!

What do you keep in your makeup bags? Do you bring duplicates of every makeup you're wearing, or just the basics???

xoxo
-A




8 comments:

  1. you're a lip junkie like me :D i love it i cant leave the house without my lippies! :)

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    1. Ah totally!! I always reach for lip products over anything else when I'm shopping. I just don't feel right going out without something on my lips!

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  2. I always have so many lipsticks in the bottom of my bag, I should probably corral them into a bag like you… Love the mirror!

    The Oxford Owl

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    1. That was exactly my problem! And I change bags so often that if I didn't collect them into a bag my grandkids would find them 100 years from now!

      xoxo
      -A

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    1. Thanks doll! I'm obsessed :)

      xoxo
      -A

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  4. Great post! I've been wanting to try out Tanya Burr lipglosses, I haven't heard a bad review of them at all! Great travel goodies!
    <3 Pauline, ­­Addicted to Makeup

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