Question: What are the top 5 makeup essentials to keep in your purse?
Answer: Nothing is worse than having to reapply makeup on a night out when you don’t have the right products to do so. With these five products, your makeup will surely remain perfect all day:
1) Pressed Powder
Pressed powder is a great product to keep in your handbag. Throughout the day foundation can run and your face can get oily. Pressed powder is, hands down, the best solution for this problem. Many come in compact forms or are small enough to fit in your handbag. There are so many great pressed powders out there at many different price points. A fantastic high-end pressed powder is MAC Studio CareBlend. It comes in a variety of shades and makes the skin look matte while keeping everything in its place. However, the most raved about pressed powder out there is a drugstore product called Stay Matte by Rimmel London. It is the best pressed powder many people have ever used and it makes your makeup stay on all day. It gives your face a matte look and it also comes in many different shades.
2) Liquid eyeliner
Liquid liner is another great product to have on hand at all times. Liquid eyeliner is great for fixing or enhancing any makeup look. A great liquid liner is Maybelline’s Line Stiletto liner, which is an affordable drugstore product. It comes in pen-like packaging, which makes it very easy to store and apply on-the- go. It is very wearable, easy to apply and also lasts all day.
Concealer is another great product to have in your cosmetic bag. It can cover up any blemish and add that extra light to those under-eye bags. Great higher end concealers are NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer or NARS Stick Concealer, they also come in very small compact packaging, making it very easy to store or use on the go. They cover up blemishes and get rid of redness.
Mascara is a must-have for any makeup bag. Mascara can take any look from drab to fab and is super easy to apply anywhere, at any time. Some great options are Maybelline’s The Falsies or The Rocket Mascara as well as Benefit’s They’re Real. Also many makeup stores and drugstores sell travel sized mascaras which are great to purchase for your handbag.
5) Lip stain
Lip stain is another great makeup product due to its longevity. You can apply them before a night out, and it will last forever. They come in a variety of shades and textures. Great lip stains are the Revlon Just Bitten and Color Burst lip products. You can choose from glossy or matte forms in stick-like packaging. They are easy to apply and will last you hours. Another great option is Fresh’s Sugar Balm Tinted lip treatment. It’s chapstick with a tint, making it soothing to your lips while at the same time adding a pop of color to your makeup look.
With these five products, you will always have a great makeup look when you’re on-the-go.