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Hourglass Gpysy Duo, Urban Decay Naked Palette, 2-3 eyeliners (probably Tarina Tarantino), whatever mascara I was testing at the time, Chanel Dragon Rouge Allure Laque, Guerlain Ginny Lipstick, Cle de Peau #2 Lipgloss, Benefit Sugarbomb, Korres Natural Blush, Guerlain Parure de Nuit, Guerlain Parure Gold Foundation, and Guerlain Les Voilettes Mineral Powder. I typically take MAC’s travel-sized cleanser with me and whatever moisturizer I’m testing.

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Skin Care: Aveeno Daily Brightening Scrub, Cetaphil Gentle Daily Cleanser, Aveeno Smart Essentials SPF 30 Moisturizer, Clinique DDMG, Clean & Clear Spot Treatment, whatever makeup wipes I have at the time

Makeup: This changes with every rotation of products I have. For now — Estée Lauder Buttercreme Shadowcreme, Urban Decay Naked Palette, Urban Decay Whiskey eyeliner, Maybelline Full n Soft Waterproof mascara; Revlon Life’s a Peach lipgloss, Revlon Candy Lip Butter; theBalm Time Balm primer, MUFE Mat Velvet Foundation, Hard Candy Doll Face Luminizer, theBalm Hot Mama blush

Elemis Skincare travel kits are a must have. The tri-enzyme cleansing cream followed by their Apricot toner is nothing short of being in a spa.

Clinique 3 step system and youth surge moisturizer, Neutrogena eye makeup remover, Mac studio sculpt foundation, studio finish concealer and mineralize skin finish to set; Mac eyeshadows in charcoal brown, girlie, arena, shroom and shale (for a warm or a cool look), Maybelline the falsies mascara, Clinique cream shaper for eyes in chocolate lustre and Mac kohl eyeliner in feline; Mac bronzer in golden and mineralized blush in warm soul; Benefit lipstick in make nice, Mac lipglass in lovechild and viva glam VI. I would probably take more eyeshadows, lipsticks and glosses – I usually carry far too many!

The Clinique 3 step system and everything Neutrogena (except for the wipes) make my skin burn horribly! Then again, I’m so sensitive, most drug store products make my skin feel awful. 🙁

Makeup: Mac Pro Longwear foundation, MUFE HD powder, one of the Tarte 12 hour blushes, UD Naked2 Palette, UD liquid liner in Perversion, UD 24/7 liner in Zero,any waterproof Maybelline mascara MAC Creme de Nude Lipstick, Clinique gloss in Air Kiss and Mac Pink Nouveau Lipstick.

Skin care: Murad cleanser, Neautrogene Makeup remover and Mark. for goodness face antioxodant moistureizer

– My usual cleanser, moisturizer, and sunscreen, plus some olive oil for cleansing; most likely in travel bottles.

– Lip balm, dual-ended eyeshadow/pointed crease brush, travel sized eyeshadow primer, some loose eyeshadow in sample baggies (depending on which shades I’m planning to wear, most likely neutrals if I’m too lazy to plan out), black and white pencil eyeliner, pen/liquid eyeliner (like Dollywink or Physician’s Formula), travel sized mascara, coral, strawberry pink and red lipsticks, clear gloss, and maybe tinted eyebrow gel when I haven’t gotten the chance to dye my brows.

WELL, it depends on what the weekend entails. If I’m doing everyday things then I bring products that are my current, regular-use favorites. If I’m going to a concert, or some fun event, then I bring more color and fun makeup. If it’s an outdoorsy trip then I bring very, very little. If it’s just a weekend away, but doing fairly regular, everyday type things then I bring my staple products. I’ll bring whatever current makeup removers, cleansers, and other skincare products I’m using. I’ll bring NARS Sheer Glow Foundation, MAC Studio Finish Concealer, and MAC MSF Natural Powder, NARS Laguna Bronzer, and NARS Deep Throat Blush for face/cheek products. For eyes: UDPP, MAC Painterly Paint Pot, whatever neutral palette I’m feeling most at the moment, black pencil liner, and mascara. Then for lips I grab a good lip balm, a few current favorite lipsticks, and a clear gloss. And when I’m away, I bring a mechanical brow pencil over my standard MAC Charcoal Brown along with brow wax sticks or brow gel. I always bring a brow brush, tweezers, lash curler, cotton balls/q-tips, and only a few brushes.

I don’t have tons of makeup, due to being a broke teen most of the time :p

So all of mine just fits in my makeup bag, so I bring it all 🙂
I love having my stila daydream palette on trips though.

Face: coverfx skin prep fx , clarins everlasting foundation, Mac studio sculpt concealer, benefit camouflage, benefit coralista, guerlain sun in the city powder
Eyes: clarins brow pencil, smashbox cream liner in brown, NARS smudge prof, ud naked2, clarins liquid liner in black, Mac kohl in feline, guerlain noir g mascara AND benefit they’re real,
Lips: Burt’s bees honey lip balm, guerlain rouge g in Gabrielle, guerlain kisskiss in insolence de rouge, Mac viva glam nicki
I like to play up my lips ^.^

I actually just got back from a short trip a week ago! This is what I had in my makeup bag. Keep in mind everything liquid/gel/cream was in a sample jar (like the ones from Sephora) to be TSA compliant:

Philosophy Purity Made Simple
Cerave Moisturizer
Neutrogena Dry Touch SPF30
Jack Black Lipbalm
Smashbox Photofinish Light
Tarte Amazonian Clay Foundation
Makeup For Ever HD Foundation
Skin79 BB Cream
***specifically for the flights
Maybelline Dream Matte Powder
Nars Laguna Bronzer
VS Makeup Luminous Cheek/Face Highlighter in Showtime
Nars Douceur Blush
Too Faced Shadow Insurance
Makeup Forever Aqua Cream #13
Urban Decay Naked2 Palette
Nars Charade Eyeshadow Duo
Makeup Forever Smokey Lash Mascara
Covergirl Lashblast Volume Mascara
ELF Eyebrow Kit in Dark
Revlon Lip Butters in Strawberry Shortcake, Creme Brule and Sugar Plum
MAC Lipstick in Cherish
Nars Lipgloss in Greek Holiday

Granted my trip was a little more than a weekend, as I left Thursday and returned home Monday, and I did overpack quite a bit in hindsight. But I tried to be economical…And there’s only so much you can fit into those little 3-1-1 bags! 🙂

This is such a hard question!

For skincare I would bring Burt’s Bees Deep Pore Scrub, whichever moisturizer I can get my hands on (if you have any favorites, please recommend!), and coconut oil for multitasking purposes.

As for makeup, I’d bring whichever concealer I’m using at the time (again, recommendations are welcome!), MAC’s cremeblend blush in Posey, Benefits Highbeam, Urban Decay’s Naked2 palette, MAC’s Feline kohl liner and blacktrack fluidline, Tarte’s Lights Camera Lashes mascara, YSL Volupte Sheer Candy in #3 Juicy Grapefruit, Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment, and Burt’s Bees lip balm.

And then I’d grab a handful of things I might, but probably won’t, need. 🙂

Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer, LM undercover pot, Benefit creaseless cream eyeshadow in RSVP, Urban Decay Naked palette, Clinique brush on cream eyeliner, mascara of the moment, Annabelle white kohl eyeliner, Tarte Dollface blush, Revlon Lilac lipstick, face wipes, face wash, toner, day and night cream. Skin care products are in flux right now, so I don’t know what I’d take!

Clarisonic, Dermalogica Precleanse, a toner, LUSH Vanishing Cream, Dermalogica “Bedtime for Breakouts” (LOVE these!), a mineral sunscreen… Not sure about makeup! Probably a tinted moisturiser, an eyeliner, a nude eyeshadow, mascara, Burt’s bees lip balm and a lippie.

For skincare: my La Roche Posay products. and a good body moisturizer, I can’t go without that. Makeup: Skin79 BB Cream (I have a few favorites), Catrice mascara, Too Faced Natural Eye Palette, Too Faced Shadow Insurance, Illamasqua Cream Blush Rude, my Revlon Matte Lipsticks, NYX Mega Shine Lip glosses, Ecotools 5 piece brush set, Illamasqua Under Eye concealer, a transparent mattifying powder, few favorite China Glaze polishes and random perfumes.

A good moisturizer and a night cream : Hydranorme and Crème Prodigieuse de nuit from Nuxe
A lipbalm : the Coco Shine balm ( very good ! )
A gentle make-up remover : gamme Yves Rocher au bleuet or mon lait d’ânesse from so Bio Etic
A body butter from The Body Shop ( mango or moringa or shea butter )
the BB Cream from Clinique
A pretty blush such as Mallorca from Cargo, Rosy Glow from Dior or Hervana, maybe 2 blushes
A trio from Nars, maybe Delphes
2 lipticks Nars or Chanel
A good mascara maybe Bad Gal from Benefit
And a good highlighter, either M.A.C Liquid Powder or High Beam from Benefit.
Maybe a loose powder too, Poudre Universelle Libre from Chanel or les Voilettes from Guerlain.
One perfume : let’s say Baiser Volé from Cartier, the very last one I bought which is really beautiful.

nars sheer glow foundation in punjab.

thebalm timebalm concealer in light medium.

tarte exposed blush

mac eyeshadows in vanilla, malt, soft brown, swiss chocolate.

buxom lipgloss in the shade amber.

smashbox brow tech trio in brunette.

anastasia brow gel

nyx skinny eye marker
urban decay pencil in zero

covergirl lashblast

lorac spotlight facepowder highligher and mac blot powder.

Skin: Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Daily Sun Protection SPF 55, Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizer (travel size that I save from all those gifts!), Clinique All About Eyes Rich

Makeup: Sheer Envy Light Primer, Tarte Smooth Operator Tinted Moisterizer, MAC Skinfinish Natural powder, UDPP, one of my many neutral eyeshadow palettes, black liner, Rimmel Glam Eyes Mascara, MAC Pinch Me blush, a day lipstick like Revlon Super Lustrous in Demure and a brighter lipstick for evening like MAC’s Hot Tahiti.


Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish, Neostrata Smoothing Nighttime moisturizer Level 1, Neostrata Daytime Moisturizer Level 1, DDF Sulfur clay (in case I need spot treatment), Neostrata Eye Contour cream.


Skin79 hot pink bb cream, Mac blushcreme in ladyblush, Urban Decay Naked palette, Shu Umera eye lash curler, Maybelline Falsies mascara, Lioeli Lip tint, Mac tinted lip conditioner in Petting Pink.

I tend to spend most trips very light makeup, if any, but if I had special engagements planned –

Urban Decay Naked Palette, Almay liquid liner in Black Pearl, Maybelline Stiletto mascara, Bobbi Brown concealer/correcter duo, Maybelline cream blush in Rose Petal and Soft Plum, and probably one bold and one subtle lip color

I’m on a weekend trip now! I brought with me my Neutrogena fresh foaming face wash, Paula’s Choice skin balancing toner, Paula’s choice 2% BHA liquid, Paula’s Choice skin recovery antioxidant serum, and my Cerave AM (SPF 30)and PM moisturizers.

Makeup-wise, I actually didn’t bring anything this time, but normally I would bring my primer (Victoria’s Secret Pro FX SPF 20), foundation (MAC Studio Fix powder), the Too Faced Leopard Love bronzer/blush/highlighting palette, one of my Too Faced eyeshadow palettes, eyelash curler and mascara (some Loreal Paris kind I forget which XD) and my mini set of Benefit lip and cheek tints 😀

It depends on where I’m going – I’d bring really different makeup for a weekend trip home a weekend trip to Vegas!

But, usually something along the lines of MUFE HD foundation, benefit hoola to contour, mac flower fantasy pearlmatte to use as a highlighter and a blush, naked palette, wet n wild greed palette, prestige total intensity eyeliner in deepest black (plus a sharpener – learned that one the hard way . . .), mascara, a couple lipsticks. add some false eyelashes if i’m going to vegas!

i travel 4 times a month via plane for work (carry on only) and i cannot stress enough how multi tasking and efficient Argan Oil is. I’ve used Josie Maran’s small $14 and have been refilling it with the $9 GardenofWisdom.com version since. I use it as a facial moisturizer (and i have oily skin) anddd as a hair treatment/defrizzer. Saves a lot of space in your plastic TSA-sized bag!

You have me hooked on Gypsy duo! Love it! Plus you get so much product it lasts FOREVER, I have used so much and hardly a dip in there.
Gotta try the Parure Gold foundation next!

I’d bring my moisturize, foundation, concealer, powder, and mascara. Depending on where I’m going I’ll bring a eyeshadow palette and brushes as well 🙂

Skincare : Nivea Clean Deeper facewash, Clarins Pure Melt cleansing oil, L’oreal Triple Active toner, Hema serum, Clarins Daily Energizer cream, Clarins Multi-Active night cream, Garnier eye roll on, Sephora spot treatment.

Makeup : Shiseido Pureness mattifying papers, Yves Rocher Perfect Primer, Nars Pure Radiant tinted moisturizer, Bobbi Brown creamy concealer kit, Too Faced Shadow Insurance, Maybelline Dream Matte powder, Nars Portrait of Paradise Palette, Benefit Hervana blush, Benefit Creaseless Cream eyeshadow in RSVP, Urban Decay Naked palette, Urban Decay 24/7 glide on eye pencil in Perversion,Demolition and Yeyo, Yves ROcher brown pencil, Lancome Doll Lashes mascara, Clarins Double Fix mascara, Labello lipcare classic lipbalm, Nars Bilbao and Mayflower lipstick, Nars Baroque Velvet Gloss lip pencil, Nars Deep Throat, Stella & Ophelia lipgloss.

Cotton balls, Q-tips, tweezers, a spritzer full of Guerlain Shalimar perfume, Urban Decay All-Nighter makeup setting spray, Hema Crease/Blending brush, ELF kabuki brush, Sephora 21 brush, MAC 219 brush, Sephora 55 brush.

I’m going on vacation for a few days later this week so I’ve actually been working on my packing list, haha.

For this trip I’m taking Guerlain Terracotta Bronzer, MAC Marine Life, NARS blush in Lovejoy, MAC lipstick in Myth/Rebel/Up the Amp/Crosswires, Estee Lauder eyeshadow palette in Blue Dahlia, Make Up For Ever Aqua Creams #13/15, L’Oreal Hydra Perfecte Finishing Powder, Estee Lauder Sumptuous Mascara, Maybelline Full n Soft mascara, Milani eyeliner and Covergirl Simply Ageless foundation (plus a Sonia Kashuk travel brush set!). I’m also bringing Mario Badescu Orange Cleansing Soap/Seaweed Cleansing Soap, Mario Badescu Buttermilk Moisturizer and sample packets of Philosophy Purity Made Simple and Hope in a Jar.

Tinted moisturizer, concealer, blush, powder compact, bronzer, UD Naked palette, black/brown eyeliner, mascara, eyelash curler, a couple of lip glosses and a lip moisturizer. Baby wash, eye cream, and facial moisturizer.

For makeup, I would just take a few basics:
1. Smashbox Light primer
2. YSL Touche Eclat
3. Laura Gellar Balance and Brighten powder
4. A bright blush with some shimmer to give my skin a glow (like Benefit Bella Bamba)
5. A MAC quad made up of Naked Lunch, Satin Taupe, All That Glitters, and Soft Brown (or something similar).
6. A brow pencil or powder
7. Mascara
8. Revlon Lip Butter in Peach Parfait

Cetaphil Gentle Cleanser
Neutrogena Moisturizer
Hard Candy Glamouflage concealer
Make up for ever HD foundation
Mac Studio Fix Powder
Mac Blushbaby blush
Mac Soft and Gentle MSF
Mac Soft Ochre paint pot
Wet n wild vanity palette
Mac Warming Trend,satin taupe,omega and woodwinked
Sugarpill Bulletproof eyeshadow
NYX slide on pencil in jet black
L’oreal Voluminous Carbon Black Mascara
NYX thalia lipstick
A couple brushes

And that’s it I think !

whatever cleanser I’m using, Skin79 Green Tea toner, Clinque Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel, Origins Starting Over Eye Cream – I have travel-sized jars/tubes from Muji to transfer anything into if it’s too large or unruly to pack

Origins White Tea Guardian (it’s technically skincare but I prime w/ it), MAC Vibrancy Undereye primer, Skin79 Dream Girls BB cream, Pur Minerals pressed powder, MAC Studio Moisture Cover concealer and/or Studio Fix concealer, Eve Pearl Salmon Concealer, Anastasia Matte Highlighter in Camille, tokidoki bronzer (again, the name escapes me), MAC Improvise mineralize blush, UD Naked Palette or Pur Minerals Color In Numbers Palette or MAC Graphic Garden palette (depends where I’m going xD), MAC Penultimate (or some kind of other pen-like eyeliner), some kind of lip moisturizer/conditioner, MAC Lollipop Loving Lipstick or Made w/ Love lipstick, Buxom Lipgloss in April or MAC Soft Dazzle and/or Jingle Jangle dazzleglass – maybe some darker lip-color(s) if I’m going to be going somewhere fancy/club at night.

Hi Christine! I’m stoked you picked my question again. 🙂

Skin care: Paula’s Choice Hydralight Cleanser, PC 2% BHA Gel/Liquid, PC Antioxidant Serum, PC Balancing Moisture Gel, Neutrogena Dry Touch SPF 45, the remainder of my PC Mattifying SPF 15 Lotion, lip balm, hand lotion

Makeup: K-Palette 24hr Brow Pen, Kate/Kanebo brow pencil or Lioele Auto Artist Brow Pencil, Marcelle Translucent loose powder, Cargo Tonga blush, and MAC Too Chic. If I bring my tiny Josie Maran travel palette (either My Favourite Argan Powders or Natural Wonders) then I’ll leave Tonga at home. I probably could leave Too Chic behind if I had the JM palette, but I serious love that beauty powder!

Brushes: tiny spoolie (from the NYX eyebrow kit I used to have), fluffy eye brush, fan brush, tapered blush/contour brush

* “serious” should be “seriously”

I’m not much of a makeup wearer, so I probably wouldn’t bring the JM palette because then I’d have to pack a tiny bottle of my Neutrogena or Vichy makeup remover.

Most of my skin care would be in the form of the samples that Paula’s Choice gives out with each order. I’d pack the sun screen and hand lotion in a tiny travel container.

I actually have a weekend Disneyland trip planned in May. I intend to bring my “staple” makeup bag that includes:
* Both UD Naked pallettes
* NARS Duos in Bellissima, All About Eve, & Madrague
* L’Oreal Quad in The Neutrals
* Wet N Wild eye pencils in brown & black (depends on hair color)
* Whatever black liquid eyeliner & mascara I’m using
* Whatever foundation/concealer/powder I’m using
* Physician’s Formula Tinted Moisturizer/Powder SPF 50+, for outdoor activities
* Lip balm, UDPP, a pearl white eyeshadow, SPF
* I’ll probably add some color shadows & lipstick closer to the trip, as I have a nighttime function to attend, but I have to decide what I’m wearing first. I usually hit up Sephora at Downtown Disney every year, but I plan to skip it this year; I plan not to buy *any* makeup until October, with the NARS Warhol & MAC Marilyn collections due out. We’ll see how that works out…

As far toiletries & cleansers, I transfer my everyday products into travel size bottles and use those daily so I can have them ready at a moments notice, as I *will* forget something if I don’t. I also keep a set of Essence of Beauty travel brushes to use if I forget to pack my regular brushes.

mm…rimmel extra black mascara,gel eyeliner pop make up in black,barry m black eye pencil,nars orgasm blus,revlon colorstay foundation,revlon lipstick in revlon red(the best ever!)and gosh blue lipgoss tube.some powder…:)

Lancome Genefique serum, Lancome Multi Vital moisturizer, Estee Lauder eye creme, Amazing primer, Revlon concealer in Medium (most perfect match to my skin, no other brand comes close), UDPP, Lancome Teint Miracle Foundation, my MAC neutral palette, Estee Lauder blush trio, EOS lip balm, Lancome juicy tubes and MAC Faux (the most flattering lipstick on me), a drugstore gel liner I’m finishing through before getting a new one and another drugstore mascara that works better than high end mascaras (and I have tried a lot) – Maybelline Falsies. Neutrogena gel facial wash and makeup remover.

I just came home from a weekend conference and this is what I took with me:

skin care:
Clinique 3 step system
Clinique youth surge eye cream
hand lotion

Kiko 414 black kajal
an assortment of MAC eye shadows in a palette (Brule, Grain, Creamy Bisque, Bamboo, Gleam, Soft brown, Moleskin, Haux, Twinks, Club, Copperized) + a Zoeva eye shadow, depotted from a large palette
MAC Prep+Prime Translucent Powder, pressed
MAC Studio Finish Concealer in NW20
MAC MSF Natural in Light
catrice blush in Dancing Nymphs
catrice Volume Plus+ waterproof in black

face care: bebe young care wipes, lush gorgeous cream

make up: bobbi brown oil-free tinted moistruizer, mac msf natural, mac msf natural in a dark colour as my bronzer, mac hang loos blush, a kind of highlighter, too faced naked eye palette, a mascara, essence pencil liner, a baby pink gloss

Soap, witch hazel and moisturizer for face care. Aquaphor for lips. Do cotton balls count?

For makeup, I’d bring my MAC Pro Longwear concealer (I take a bit in a little sample jar), my Urban Decay De-Slick powder, my eyelash curler and Hard Candy Ginormous Lash mascara, and possibly my Urban Decay 24/7 eyeliner in Zero. Powder brush and concealer brush. I might also grab my Naked Palette or a few eyeshadow singles in bright colors, depending on where I’m going!

UD Naked Palette / WnW Vanity Palette
Nyx White Pencil Eyeliner
Maybelline One by One Mascara
MAC Prolongwear Concealer
Mac Blot Powder
MAC Lustreglass In Love
MAC Blacktrack Fluidline
NARS Orgasm / Laguna duo
Brushes: MAC 239, MAC 217, MAC 219 and some thin artist brush for my eyeliner and for my face my sonia kashuk
blending sponge and maybe a travel size brush for my powder

Skincare: My clinique 3-step system 🙂

Let’s see…
Sunscreen, Bare Minerals Original Powder Foundation, Benefit’s Porefessional, UD Perversion eyeliner, UD eyeshadow in Toasted and Sin, Clinique Eyeshadow in Soft Brown and Daybreak, Clinique High Impact mascara, Mac Paint Pots in Soft Ochre and Painterly, Mac eyeshadow in Gesso, Tarte Clay Blush in Exposed, Shu Uemura eyelash curler, Clear Hills Honey chapstick,some coconut oil for moisturizer and to take it all off!

I’m actually going away over the easter weekend, and I will be taking:

My Skin 79 Super + BB Cream, Garnier Anti Dark Circle Roller, Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizer, Benefit Erase Paste, Mac Prep + Prime Translucent Finishing Powder, Maybelline Dream Mousse Blush #20 Peach Satin, either my Dior bronzer in Aurora, or my Tarte Amazonian Clay Bronzer in Park Ave Princess, Makeup Forever Aqua Eyes Liner in 0L (Black), Mac Technakohl in Earthline, Anastasia Clear Brow Gel, Urban Decay 24/7 Waterproof Liquid Liner (the black one), Benefit Eye Bright, Stila Smudge Pot in Kitten, NARS shadow duo in Silk Road, and NARS singles Coconut Grove, Abyssinia, and Cyprus, NARS Multiple in Copacabana, Urban Decay Primer Potion (original), NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Cottage Cheese, Urban Decay Skyscraper Multi-Benefit Mascara, Maybelline Great Lash Lots of Lashes Mascara, MAC Lipsticks in Chatterbox, Lovelorn, and Creme Cup, as well as my 4 Maybelline Babylips – Quench, Cherry Me, Pink Punch, and Peach Kiss, and I would probably take my MAC Tendertones in Tread Gently and Hot N’ Saucy too.

Now that I look at that… I would take a LOT of makeup. That doesn’t even count skincare! I should probably pare that down a bit…

A little bottle of apricot kernal oil (or other natural oil)
noxzema deep cleanser
curly-friendly travel shampoo and conditioners
Bobbi Brown gel Black Ink eyeliner and ultra fine brush
black powder eyeliner (Almay or L’Oreal I have atm)
Bobbi Brown brow pencil and mahogany
Neutrogena Black Brown mascara for brows…brow brush, brow comb/blender brush
sample size mascara
Badger Balm Cocoa Butter lip balm
a bunch of lippies! Current favorites: Sue Devitt Phinda; Salma Hayek Nuance in My Favorite; CoverGirl Lip Perfection in Enthrall, Sultry, Burn; Bobbi Brown Old Hollywood and Desert Plum; Korres Mango Butter in Coral and Revlon Lip Butters in Candy Apple and Pink Truffle!–Umm…that makes 10 lipsticks! I guess I’ll just grab the first two lipsticks then….

Yey, love this question since I’ll be heading to Hong Kong for the weekend. So far I’ve packed the following: Shiseido Sun Protect Liquid Foundation, and the Shiseido perfect Refining Liquid Foundation, my MAC Studio Finish Concealer, My Youngblood HD Powder, Makeup For Ever eyeshadow in #15 for my brows, my Urbn Decay Primer Potion, my Naked 2 Palette, My Benefit Hoola Bronzer, NARS Orgasm and Luster blushes with I use together, MAC Hug Me lipstick, Revlon Lip Butters in Red Velvet and Lollipop, Revlon Colorburst Lipstick in Peach, Blush, and Fuschia, Mac Blacktrack and K-Palette 24 hr. Tatto Eyeliner, my Shu Uemura eyelash curler, Maybelline Falsies mascara, Benefit High Beam, Posietint, and benetint, and of course my brush roll.

I spent the weekend at my parents’ house and I brought the following products with me:
Bobbi Brown products: foundation, powder, nude palette you reviewed lately, Desert Rose blush
MAC Products: several brushes, 3 quads, 3 lipsticks, 3 kajals,
MUFE Products: Kabuki, Smokey lash,
2 OPI nail polishes
Burberry eyeshadow
Nars products: Luster blush, Orgasm lipgloss.

I have a set of skin care at my parents’ house, so I don’t have to carry that with me

Way too much, as always. And where am I going? The minimum is sunscreen, skin care in small containers, Nars blush pallet, MAC holiday pallets eyes, two lipsticks, gloss, brushes. The basic face and fancy highlighters hinge on what’s up.

If its cycling- then a vat of SPF 50+ moisturizer, tub of hefty all over moisturizer, shampoo and body wash, (a day of sun and sweat is harsh!) tinted lip balm. Maybe some make up if there’s a party. OK, mascara, eye pencil and gloss, first aid and pressure bandages, hydrogen peroxide in a spray bottle.

Think about this- you can get melanoma on your scalp; My cousin had a gifted doctor who looked and shaved hair off! She found three carcinoma in situ lesions, meaning he got them excised and is cured before he had skin cancer. Why mention it? Sports types, spray dry oil Suncreen on your scalp, at the hair roots. High SPF and sweat resistant. Helmets have vents, hats blow off or get forgotten, and chics who climb rock faces put their hair in a ponytail anyway. There is no scalp sunscreen product so fake it. Melanomas on the scalp happen more than you think, younger than ever. The dry oil (Neutrogena/ Walgreens) is the easiest and least onerous and washes right out. And get the ears and neck too.

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