Friday, 21 February 2014

What's In My Travel Makeup Bag | City Break




Hello everyone, as you are reading this I am most probably in London. As I am travelling this weekend I figured I would do a what's in my makeup bag post, and show you what I like to take with me for a short city break.

My makeup bag is from Cath Kidston, it's the smallest size. I use this as when I go away for the weekend I don't want to take my whole collection with me, just the essentials and this makeup bag is the perfect size.


The first things in my makeup bag are my brushes. I have the Ecotools powder brush, for powder; Models Own angled blush brush, for contour; real techniques base shadow brush, for the crease; Ecotools flat shadow brush, for all over the lid; Real Techniques accent brush, for smudging out eyeliner and finally the Real Techniques detailer brush, for concealer. I like to take all of these brushes as most of them are multipurpose.


For bases I am taking my trustworthy Maybelline Fit Me concealer in the shade 15, and the Revlon Colourstay BB Cream, in case I want a fuller coverage.


To set that in place I am taking the Rimmel Stay Matte powder which unfortunately is starting to look a bit worse for wear.


Also to add a bit of definition to my face I am taking my Sleek Face Contour Kit, which comes complete with a bronzer and highlight. 


Next I have my chosen lip products, I usually stick to two products; one for day and one for night. This time I have chosen my Mac lipstick in the shade 'Creme Cup' which I have posted about here, also for the night I am taking a slightly darker shade which is the Revlon Colourburst Matte Balm in the shade 'Elusive' which I have reviewed here.


Moving onto the eyes, mascara is my key makeup item and can't go out without it. I think it really completes any look. I am taking my trusty Maybelline The Rocket Volume Express mascara in 'black'. Which is my all time favourite mascara for both lengthening and volumizing.


For eyeliners I stick to the basics with a liquid, pencil and cream. Here I am taking the Rimmel Scandaleyes liquid eyeliner, which has a small nib for precise application. Also the Rimmel Scandaleyes Kohl Pencil in the shade 'nude', which I apply on the waterline and it really brightens them up. I am finally taking the Nyx Jumbo Eye Pencil in the shade 'Milk', which I use for highlight.


For eye shadows I keep to what I know. I take a base in this case the Maybelline Colour Tattoo in the shade 'On and On Bronze'. I take also two eye shadows on for the lid and one for the crease, here I am taking Mac's in the shades 'All That Glitters for the lid and 'Sable' for the crease, which I have reviewed here.

Those are all the makeup items I am taking to London. I hope you enjoyed this post and let me know your essentials for travelling, and what stays in your makeup bag. 


5 comments:

  1. Lovely post! my essentials would have to be max factor mascara, ysl lipstick and bobbi brown moisture rich foundation xx
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    1. Thankyou are YSL lipsticks worth their price range?xx

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  2. I love this post! And i adore your makeup bag!! You've got so much nice make up too! I also just wanted to let you know that I've nominated you for a liebster award tag if you're interested on my blog! (prettyinglamm.blogspot.co.uk) :) lots of love!

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  3. yes Dear.
    your makeup bag is so compact able to carry it easily..
    nice..

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