There are hundreds of makeup companies and thousands of products to try, and even for the most seasoned beauty bloggers, it can get overwhelming. Just finding a concealer that covers your under–eye circles is work enough, let alone a mascara, eyeshadow, lipstick, eyelash curler, eyeliner, foundation, brow gel; we could go on. With such a daunting amount of options available, you might find your makeup bag stuffed with products you never use. Take a look through our makeup bag staples below and let us know what products you can not live without in the comments!
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Vaseline 100% Pure Petroleum Jelly
Vaseline probably isn’t the first thing you think of when considering your makeup bag essentials, but it is a beauty multi–tasker and should have a place in every girl’s makeup routine. Not only can it prevent self–tanner streakiness, keep scars from forming and prevent chaffing, but it’s a perfect stand in for brow gel, face cream and lip gloss. And, as a bonus, it can even help you remove that last bit of stubborn eye makeup gently.
The BrowGal Eyebrow Gel
If you are like us, you have tried gel after gel trying to find one that keeps your brows put all day and night. Look no further! This eyebrow gel is water resistant so you don’t have to worry about wearing it to the gym or the pool and it holds strong all day so you won’t have to worry about reapplying. Add it to your morning routine and you’ll never want to go without it.
By now, you’ve probably tried the beautyblender or a version of it, and you either love it or hate it. We are in the love it camp. You’ll get a streak–free application with minimal product waste, which is great for making your favorite products last longer. You can use it to apply primers, foundations, powders, blushes and concealer. Multi–use tool for the win!
Stowaway Travel Size Cosmetics
Ever been in need of a portable makeup option? Or, does your makeup go bad before you can finish it? Two common issues, right?! Stowaway Cosmetics is a solution to those problems. We love the Tinted Lip Gloss, Mascara and Concealer but all of the products are great. Buy an entire set or individual products and enjoy the high–quality, safe, clean cosmetics.
Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Anti–Dark Circle Eye Roller
Cooling and refreshing, this eye roller will give you a more even, brighter look through the use of Antioxidant Vitamin C, Caffeine and tinted mineral pigments. This roller will cover your under–eye circles easily and quickly. The search for an under–eye concealer that actually works might be over!
What are your go–to makeup and beauty products? Leave us a comment below with your faves!
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