What makeup do you have in your bag right now?

This might surprise you… but just a Jack Black Lip Balm and two Bobbi Brown High Shimmer Lipglosses! I don’t usually keep much in my bag, and if I put anything extra in it, I take it out when I get home (usually something I’m testing).

— Christine
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YSL oil tint in Peach me love, 6
Sisley phyto-lip gloss in Rose, 3
Sisley photo-lip star gloss in Modern fuchsia
Dior Addict Extreme in Princess Extreme
Guerlain holiday 2015 rouge G in Merveilleux Rose
Guerlain holiday 2015 Eye and cheek palette
Kanebo Sensai mattifying pressed powder
Kanebo Sensai retouch paper

I tend to be a pack-rat and a creature of habit, so it goes: WnW Coverall powder in Medum ( this thing looks like it’s been through WWIII, no joke!), a mini kabuki brush, UD Liar Lipstick, UD Lip Junkie in Naked (mini), Stila Kaleidoscope lipgloss, Nyx Wonder Pencil in Light, MAC Prep & Prime Lip, Nyx Slim Lip Pencils in Mauve abd Plum, Nyx Slide On Waterproof pencil in Jet Black, Nyx Incredible Waterproof Concealer in Beige (works great for covering redness near my nose, and wherever I may have blemishes). And this ain’t nothing compared to some days, I tell you!

A very big bag, and also a bum shoulder! But this is only the makeup, and on a fairly minimalist day…there’s always a 23 oz. water bottle, phone and portable charger, wallet, etc., thing weighs a TON!

I actually carry a little makeup pouch in my handbag (putting those accumulated ipsy bags to good use ?).

• CoverGirl Queen Collection Lasting Matte Pressed Powder
• Avon True Color Eyeshadow {Cocoa Glow] Quad
• Elizabeth Mott “It’s So Big” Mascara
• 2 Bare Escentuals Brushes
• Jane. [Cosmetics] Sparkle Gloss
• Lancôme Juicy Tubes Pure
• Chap Stick (gotta have my Chap Stick!)

I feel cosmetically secure when I leave the house. LOL

*e.l.f. Pressed Finish HD Powder
* e.l.f. On the Spot Blot blotting papers
*deluxe sample of Too Faced Shadow Insurance
*mini It Cosmetics Hello Lashes mascara
*Too Faced La Creme in Shimmering Spice Spice Baby (what I used today; will switch out tomorrow)
*Blistex Medicated Lip Balm
*mini Too Faced Perfect Eyes Waterproof Eyeliner in Perfect Black
*Tarte eyeliner pencil in Bronze (what I used today; will switch out tomorrow)
*mini UD Ozone
*e.l.f. Makeup Remover Pen
*Coastal Scents telescoping lip brush
*Sonia Kashuk duo makeup pencil sharpener
*Lady Gaga Fame Black Fluid rollerball
*Ulta Passionberry Vanilla fragrance spray
*folding eyelash comb/brow brush combo
*a light-up compact with regular and magnifying mirrors
*2 black hair elastics

Tarte Amazonian Clay Foundation, Too Faced Hangover RX primer, one of those make up for ever palettes (the long ones), travel sized udpp, Too Faced Pink Leopard Bronzer, Anastasia Beverly Hills DipBrow Pomade, ABH brow wiz, ABH brow pencil, Urban Decay concealer, tweezers, sharpener, Too Faced better than sex mascara, tarte lights camera flashes mascara, and a few basic brushes.

I usually keep my makeup bag in my locker at work and do it before I go on the clock. My boyfriend and have worked at the same place for 4 years, and he is always scheduled before me. So I have plenty of time to do my make up. Haha.

OK, well I just got back from visiting my Aunt so here you go:

Ecotools Powder Brush
Real Techniques Expert Face Brush
MAC 188 Duo-Fibre Brush
MAC 169 Contour Brush
Real Techniques Base Shadow Brush
Real Techniques Shading Brush
No.7 Smokey Eyeliner Brush
Real Techniques Duo-Fibre Eye Brush

Innisfree No-Sebum Blur Primer
Too Faced Born This Way Foundation in Snow
Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Complete Coverage Concealer in Fair Neutral
Bobbi Brown Tinted Eye Brightener in Porcelain Peach
Innisfree No-Sebum Mineral Pact

Revlon PhotoReady Eye Primer + Brightener
MAC Pro Longwear Paint Pot in Vintage Selection
Shiseido Luminizing Satin Eye Color in WT907 (Paperwhite)
Clinique Pretty Easy Liquid Eyelining Pen in 01 Black
Marc Jacobs Highliner in Intro(vert)
Clinique High Lengths Mascara in 01 Black
Clarins Double Fix’ Mascara (for lashes and brows)

Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz in Ebony

Rouge Bunny Rouge Original Skin Blush in Orpheline
Bare Minerals Ready Luminizer in The Awakening
Dior Skinflash Radiance Booster Pen in 005 Universal Light (for all high points on face)

MAC Dervish lip pencil
Innisfree Real Fluid Rouge in 1 Ballerina
Guerlain Rouge G in Merveilleux Rose
MAC Angel lipstick
Dior Rouge Dior Nude in 263 Swan
Clarins Instant Light Lip Balm Perfector in 01 Rose

Clarins Fix’ Makeup spray

So yeah, I don’t travel light anymore. And that wasn’t even me preparing for any eventually, that was purely for a natural, everyday look. No night time stuff at all. Oh dear…. o.0

I don’t really bring makeup in my bag these days since I have trouble applying it because health, so these days it’s just a lip balm (good ol’ Burt’s Bees) and whatever small hand cream I have on hand (plus one of those travel brushes and a comb and hair ties because life).

Back before that, on a “normal day” I usually had those things, plus whatever lip product I was wearing and a pressed powder for touch ups. I forget which one I used before the Besame French Vanilla one came out, but I used that one more recently because the build in poof got the job done and then I didn’t have to carry a powder brush.

If I was at a special event I would usually bring a small makeup bag in my purse with a few odds and ends to stay looking really polished.

Just inside my makeup bag at this very moment? I have my Tarte Poppy Picnic palette, Maybelline Great Lash mascara, Maybelline Line Stiletto eyeliner, Too Faced La Creme lipstick in Spice Spice Baby, Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Whiz pencil, and my Too Faced Born this Way foundation in Vanilla. I keep my other makeup stored in a drawer and I switch it around every now and then.

Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Dragon Girl
Bobbi Brown Art Stick in Dusty Pink & Electric Pink
Smashbox Always Sharp Lip Liner in Nude Fair
MUFE Rouge Artist Intense in Mat4
TheBalm Stainiac
Nars Light Reflecting Setting Powder (Pressed)
MAC Powder Blush in Fleur Power
Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner
Chanel Stylo Yeux Waterproof Eyeliner in Espresso
Dior Lip Glow
Kleenex Oil Blotting Sheets

Lorac porefection baked powder, a small kabuki brush, blotting sheets, mini carmex hand cream, jack black lipbalm, a second mini random hand cream, my headphones, sephora luster matte longwear lip in Fig.

I have a nail file, a brow gel, a Jack Black lip balm, a Labello lipbalm, a Nivea lip balm with SPF, Revlon Balm Stain in Honey, Rimmel Scandal Eyes liner in Black, and a Super Goop deluxe sample. My makeup bag does hold a lot for it being quite small, but my backpack doesn’t need anymore weight added to it. So, I’ll add in different products for retouching if I choose to go with something other than what I do everyday. I always have at least 2 lip balms on hand though.

I usually carry my lip of the day with me. For special occasions or a super long day, I take out some of my emergency things I just keep in there always and add blush and Guelain les Violettes pressed powder. I take mine out too at the end of the day. I keep in there always- a jack Black lip balm,UD brow beater in warm brown, WNW touch up powder, blotting papers, q tips, a small makeup remover, a mini Becca liquid in Opal, and a Mini Bobbi Brown gloss in Bare Sparkle, and mac Clear Water gloss! Geez, that’s a lot!

3 ColourPop lippie stix in Bound, Baewatch, and LBB
UD Ozone lip pencil
TF Better than Sex Mascara mini
Jack Black lip balm in mint
Lush Lust Solid Perfume
Small Bite Beauty mirror
Loreal the Super Slim felt tip eyeliner in black.
TF Boudoir Eyes palette
MAC 239 eye brush
Lorac eye primer
Ayres hand cream deluxe

MAC transparent powder, Bare Minerals shadow duo in brown & vanilla, Milani Bella Gel Shadow in Khaki, NYX blush in Amber, Nude Nuance lipstick, Carmex SPF 15 lipbalm

NYX Matte Lipstick in “Natural”, Korres Lip Butter in “Pomegranate”, Blistex, NYX Butter Gloss in “Devil’s Food Cake”, Revlon Balm Stain in “Romantic”, NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in “Cruella”, Bite Lipstick Duo in “Poppy/Scarlet”, NYX Matte Lipstick in “Whipped Caviar”, MAC Lipstick in “Oxblood”, Elizabeth and James Nirvana White Rollerball, and Delectable Hand Cream. I seriously just emptied my bag this weekend and I have no idea how I got this many lipsticks back in my bag

A deluxe size of Tarte’s exposed lipgloss, Toykomilk Dark lip balm and a deluxe size of Elizabeth and James Nirvana White. I hardly ever carry actual makeup with me unless I’m planning on actually doing my makeup. Generally, if I don’t have the time to do it before I leave my house, I’m just not wearing makeup for the day.

I don’t use a makeup bag and, although I have a ton of products, once my makeup is done, it’s done. Makeup lasts forever on me and so I don’t need to retouch during the day. The only things I carry in my purse by way of makeup are my lip products du jour. Right now I have a Kaplin MD lip balm which is very hydrating on my lips and a Dior Addict lipstick in Lucky. I always have a balm but change out the lipstick and/or gloss for whatever I’m wearing that day. I do carry a travel sizes of Tatcha Dewey Mist and a moisturizing sunscreen which can do double duty as a hand lotion, but I carry those even when I’m not wearing any makeup at all.

I don’t keep makeup in my bag on a regular basis. I’ve had way too many things disappear/break, so I got into a habit of taking them out as soon as I got home (in part to take “inventory”, because I would have some idea of when/where I lost it, and in most cases, it could be retrieved). I used to just set them on a nightstand, but I had a cat at one time who preferred them over her own toys, so I quickly learned to put everything back in its exact place, or in a large basket on a high shelf.

I only take what I may need on a given day, which does vary. Typically, I will carry a lip product, even if it’s just a balm (unless I need an actual lipstick for a specific look), a small eyeshadow palette in a similar shade range for touch ups (I don’t want to carry a large palette), and eyeliner. Obviously, appropriate applicators/brushes are included. If it’s going to be a particularly long and/or hot day, base products will go in there, as well as BB Cream, sunscreen, and MPF for outdoor events.

I like to rotate my products as much as possible, and I find if I leave specific, go-to items in a bag, I tend to rely on those. So, in addition to keeping tabs on my stash, putting things away also keeps me from getting into a rut.

is it weird that i only have lip balm, idk i’m not really keen on putting my makeup on my purse, maybe i’ve had a pressed powder before but that’s pretty much it.

Guerlain rouge G in Gigolo, LANCOME Le Absolue Rouge in Ruby Silk, and a coral Lancome Juicy tube with gold sparkle. These are the three lip products I have used to create today’s lip look. I always carry a lip exfoliater, 3-4 Fresh Sugar lip balms, MAC’s lip erase balm in Dim, a hand lotion, Q-tips, Boscia blotting sheets, and Advil.

Only one lipstick: Ciaté London x Olivia Palermo in Velveteen, I was wearing that last weekend and forgot to take it out! I have a small over the shoulder handbag so there’s not much space in it apart from the necessities plus a little extra.

Cle de peau concealer in ivory
Too face blush your love is king
Lip balm – loccitane in delightful rose and tinted rose amber
Sisley phyto-lip twist 2
Buxom lip cream in both dolly and cherry flip
Guerlain lipgloss in 468
Dolce and Gabbana matte lipstick in Dolce flirt 621
Charlotte Tilbury eyes to mesmerise in Jean
YSL volupte sheer candy in 7

ColourPop lipstick in Dazed
Smith’s strawberry lip balm tin
UD eyeliner in Demolition
Eyeko black skinny liquid liner
Elizabeth & James Nirvana Black mini roll-on
Benefit Watts Up mini
Basically what I need if I have to go somewhere after work.

At this moment – Loreal Voluminous Miss Manga Rock, Blackest Black – Olay eye cream w/touch of concealer – Becca Perfect Skin Mineral Powder in Shell, Wet n Wild eyeshadow trio Walking on Eggshells – sample of Mac Prep n Prime – Estee Lauder Automatic Lip Pencil in Fig – Urban Decay Primer Potion in Minor Sin – Dermstore Lip Quench (the original version!) – Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy lipstick in Intense Nude – Sephora Retractable Brow Pencil in Rich Chestnut (only for touch ups, otherwise I like powder but it’s not travel friendly) – Mac Midimauve lipstick – Clinique Chubby Stick in Curviest Caramel. Also an eyelash curler, a tweezer and a mini nail clipper. Also loose in my bag are myriad other lipsticks and a container of Colorescience Sunforgettable powder, and I keep a kabuki brush in a baggie for application. I also have a tube of cream sunscreen.

Ermagerd… when I saw this question, I knew I had to answer it — if only in hopes that I might amuse the lovely Temptalia community with my makeup pack-mule lunacy. 🙂 Here goes…

1. A Bare Minerals travel compact/ pouch, containing a mini pressed mineral veil & correcting concelaer (it’s a handy little set, still available on Sephora!)
2. A mini Well Rested
3. A mini Ambient Lighting Powder in Dim Light
4. Burberry Fresh Glow Compact Luminous Foundation (powder) in Light Honey (thanks, VIB Rouge sale!)
5. A couple perfume roller-balls (do those count as ‘makeup’?) — Indigo by Nest and Bulletproof by Tokyomilk Dark
6. tube of Paw Paw ointment
7. Bobbi Brown touch-up stick (it’s basically a tiny version of her stick foundation) in warm ivory
8. Sephora lip liner to go in Pink Beige
9. Nude Stix pencil in Light 2
10. Trish McEnvoy Line Refiner (amazing for under-eye touch ups!!)
11. Too Faced kabuki brush (the pink travel one)
12. Too faced mini-buki brush (the wee one that comes with the mini-bronzer wardrobes)
13. Fresh Sugar Advanced Therapy Lip balm
14. a wee tiny .5 oz. bottle of UD’s b6 infusion facial mist
15. ….and a shimmery Sephora brand lipstick in a shade, I think, that’s called “High Roller”
16. Oh! And a little travel-sized Eco Tools eye blender brush. Because reasons.

It’s only a problem when my purse is too small…. but hey, I’m prepared for every contingency (esp. complexion-related lol)! 😀 You should see the stash I keep in my office at work 🙂

Cant live without my eyebrow pencil. So i always carry my etude drawing eyebrow and mac lipstick creme cup & angel. Mac eyeshadow in mulch. Urban decay eye shadow cobra. Physician formula mineral wear pressed powder..and my lovely ecotools retractable kabuki.

I always have tweezers, mirror, clear mascara (to tame my flyaway baby hairs), NARS conclealer, Clinique Baby Tint in Budding Blossom, and whatever lipstick & lipliner I pick for the day.

MAC Nightmoth lip liner, MAC Passion Preserved ProLongwear liquid lipstick (discontinued?), Iman oil-free foundation in Earth 4, NYX HD powder. Real Techniques face powder brush.

I always have a Chanel powder compact, Mac Mehr and some form of lip balm. Additionally I’ve been carrying a small z palette of Mac lipstick pans I’ve made and a lip brush to create a different lip during the day depending on my mood and a stronger lip look for meetings and evening. I have hand sanitiser and 30ml perfume which is currently Stella McCartney. I feel naked without my fragrance and spraying during the day calms me. I usually don’t touch up my eye make up during the day but if I have an event I take a Mac 4x pro palette with whichever shades I fancy, NYX Raisin
and some Wayne Goss brushes.

Le Metier De Beaute Peau Vierge Powder, Chanel Retractable powder brush, Guerlain KissKiss LipLift, Charles Louboutain in Bengali (Matte), & By Terry Baume de Rose Crystalline bottle.

At this exact moment I have:
Urban Decay 24/7 Pencil Eyeliner in Perversion
Too Cool For School Dinoplatz Lip Balm in Spilled Wine
Maybelline Baby Lips in Strike a Rose

Because I can’t take much to work, I only carry whatever eyeliner and/or lip product I’m using and that’s it. When I go out, I sometimes will also take my Rimmel Stay Matte Setting Powder in Translucent + a powder brush and whatever blush I choose + my ELF Angled Blush Brush

Just my Estée Lauder double wear concealer to touch up blemishes and my most used lipsticks.
UD sheer revolution in Obsessed
Maybelline colour elixir in nude illusion
MAC Viva Glam V
Too Faced la creme in Taffy
Nars audacious in Brigitte

I didn’t think I carried much but now that I list them…..?

Too Faced la creme in Spice Spice Baby
Eyelash curler
Maybelline Lash Discovery
ABH Brow Wiz
IT Cosmetic Celebration foundation powder
Powder brush
So much for carrying a small purse..

Nyx dark circle concealer corrector “DCC01 Fair” Decent coverage but never really sets – slips on the skin midday.
Kiehls creamy eye treatment with avocado – the best eye cream!! OMG I’ve tried so many different eye potions. My dry undereyes are hydrated and comfortable even if I skip a day.
L’Oréal Double Extend beauty tubes “Blackest black” mascara (with the white primer removed) I hate the primer it makes your lashes clump and goes on white. It looks bad if you accidentally miss a lash with the black coat. I cut the primer right off the middle so it’s smaller and lighter in my bag. I love that it’s smudge and waterproof but easily removed with your usual skin cleanser, warm water and a soft cloth. Oh – the best part is ýou can actually remove every single trace of mascara without an expensive eye makeup remover. Comes off your lashes in tubes. They kinda look like spiders in your sink though.
Bare minerals “translucent” touch-up veil (pressed powder version) My only complaint is that you can’t buy replacement puff applicators. Mine is worn out. 🙁
Bare minerals mini buki brush Pretty tiny brush that’s perfect for applying blush.
Clinique “sunset glow”blush The perfect, slightly shimmery dusty rose colour to brighten my Casper the Ghost skin. (I’m alarmingly pale. Seriously.)
Burt’s bees pomegranate lip balm
Purse sized synthetic concealer brush (from the dollar $tore)
Covergirl Ink it! Eye liner “250 Charcoal ink” Honestly I could take or leave this liner. Smudges all over my upper lid after about 4 hours. Even when I tried to set the liner with pressed powder.
My holy grail product – MLBB : Revlon ColorStay Ultimate Suede “055 Iconic” I’ve tried other colours but this is the only colour in this line that lasts. Only one application lasts ALL DAY. A bit of colour transfer on your coffee cup but not enough that you need to reapply. Comes off with a bit of scrubbing with your warm wash cloth.
When I want a glossy lip I use Origins Once upon a Shine “Sheer Fruit Punch” MLBB glossy. Need I say more?
I’m doing the 10 pan project. It’s very hard. There’s so many wicked Christmas sets right now…

I often make up on the go but to keep it lighter this is where I use a lot of samples I pick up. Lip product in nude, a gloss, a red lip/cheek stain, colir of the day. a UD liner pencil, concealer, powder, mini mascara and a small (usually Smashbox or Tarina Tarantino) eyeshadow palette, travel setting spray blotting papers.

nars luminous all day powder foundation
burberry sheer concealer
cle de peau concealer beige
burberry contour pen
nars audacious mini mascara
estee lauder lipliner 04 rose
mac lipliner stripdow
mac lipliner currant
mac taupe (or creme cup)
nars audacious lana
double ended brow pencil (right now using shu uemura)
a contour shade (something small and cool tone grey)
a bunch of eyeliners (kohl in various shade)
a mufe duo eyeshadow if i need to amp up the look
burberry pencil sharpener
sometimes i take a purpilish lipgloss
a blender, smudge, pencil, lip brush (right now chikuhodo)

i fit everything in a small black leather mufe pouch that i got from a set at sephora (i think) except for my powder

I have all my face lol. Too faced born this way foundation, roller lash mascara benefit, mac brow set, mac refined golden, too faced natural eyes palette, mac prep prime translucent pressed powder, sephora bright concealer etc

EOS hand lotion, travel purell, Extra gum, floss picks, nail file, tic tacs, tweezers, travel magnifying mirror, NYX Butter lipstick in Pops, Clinique Almost Lipstick in Black Honey.

As the Girl Scouts would say, “Always Ready”. I’m always ready for anything. My makeup arsenal includes:
**Sephora Makeup Remover
**Sephora Lavender Scented Blotting Papers
**Sephora Pro Makeup brushes-Domed crease, oval blender, lip brush, lash/brow comb, and cream shadow brushes.
**Nars Shadow Primer
**Nars Cream Eye Shadow in Paper Tiger-Discontinued
**Nars Matte Eye Shadow in Sophia
**Nars Pure Matte Lipstick in Amsterdam
**Dior Diorshow Lash Plumping Serum
**Dior Diorshow Volumizing Mascara
**Lancôme Artliner Liquid Eyeliner in Noir
**Make Up For Ever Matte Eye Shadow in M100 Black
**Make Up For Ever Artist Rouge Lipstick in #M3 Matte Caramel
**1 Travel Size pack of Q-tip cotton swabs- to fix up or correct mistakes while applying makeup
**4 Sheets of Facial Tissue to clean brushes and blotting off extra lipstick
**1 Tube of Chap Stick Lip Balm, SPF 15
**1 Pink Sephora Duo Pencil Sharpener
**Nail File and Nail Clippers-to fix broken nails

In my “everyday” look makeup bag, I keep the following:

Monistat Anti-chafing Gel
Sephora Microsmooth Powder Foundation
Sephora Retractable Brow Pencil
Rock & Republic Shameless Blush
a Le Femme Blush Palette of 4 (Cinnabar, Grape, Coral, Magenta)
MAC Spice Lipglass
MUFE Mist & Fix
Carmex lip balm
Neutrogena makeup remover wipes

Right now, I only have loads of lipsticks and lip liners in my bag! I have 6 Colourpop ultra mattes- Trap, Beeper, Chilly Chili, Tulle, Clueless, & Midi. I have 2 Colourpop lippie pencils- Tootsi & Wet. I have 3 Colourpop lippie stix- Tootsi, Lumiere, & Grunge. I have 2 NYX Liquid Suede cream lipsticks in Soft Spoken & Vintage. I have 4 pencil lip liners- Milani 03 Nude, Maybelline 25 Toast & 45 Plum, and NYX 850 Nectar. I have 4 traditional lipsticks- Too Faced Naked Dolly, Benefit Lady’s Choice, and NYX Matte Butter & Matte Spirit. I also have Rimmel Showoff Lip Lacquer in 301 Galaxy. Oh wait, there’s more! These are not in my bag, but in the lipstick compartment pocket of my purse I have Too Faced Sweet Sun Shines lipgloss in Mocha Breeze and Rimmel Kate 08, 14, & 17. And I also carry my trusty EOS lip balm!

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