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What products do you take with you to touch-up?

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On the rare occasion where this is something I do, I’ll take a pressed compact powder (Guerlain Les Voilettes) and my lip color du jour.

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Ryou Avatar

Usually my lip color of the day and some Palladio blotting paper/powder in translucent. It’s a blotting paper with translucent powder on one side, so you can use the powderless side to blot and gently press the powdered side onto your skin to touch up. It’s surprisingly not cakey at all.

I personally find the blotting paper/powder to be much more practical than toting around pressed powder (and risk breakage) or loose powder (and risk spillage). Bonus: it’s also very compact and lightweight.

If I can be bothered, I’d probably also bring my eyeliner and my inner corner eyeshadow as well (yay for watery eyes -__- ).

Katherine T. Avatar

Everything. I put my makeup on at 7 AM and don’t get home until 6 PM or later, so need at least 1 touch up during the day. Blotting papers, MAC Blot Powder, brow powder, eyeliner, shadow, lipliner, lipstick, blush, sunscreen

Nancy T Avatar

Powder compact w/mini kabuki brush, concealer, lipstick and/or lipgloss that I already have on, lipliner, eyeliner (although, I almost never need to t/u my eyeliner!), sometimes I bring eyeshadow withme if I know my allergies are acting up….no wonder my shoulder aches, lol!

Sasha Avatar

It’s a rarity for me as well, as I tend to spend more time in the morning making sure I don’t need to touch up. When I do need to—say, the day will get longer—I usually just go for a sweep of NARS Light Reflecting Pressed Powder after blotting sheets. But with the onset of summer, which affects my base, I’ve been reaching for MAC Select Sheer Pressed Powder, which has the lightest coverage.

Kat Avatar

If I wear lipstick, that. Then I usually bring powder, and rarely, I bring my current liner, especially if I might be sweaty/I might cry, etc. and only if I’m wearing eyeshadow, as I don’t think eyeshadow with a naked waterline is attractive on me.

Liesbeth Avatar

I only carry products to touch up when I go out for dinner straight after working a whole day. Usually I then use the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette – I can use one shade all over, one shade as a blush, one shade as a highlight – and my lipstick of the day.
Or the MAC Careblend Pressed Powder and a foolproof blush like Benefit Dandelion.

Ali's Gigi Avatar

Lorac Porefection Powder and my new favorite… Color Pop Lippi in Skimpi. I wish I had tried the Lippi Sticks before I invested in all the high end lipsticks. They are pretty amazing, especially for the price.

Kim Avatar

May I ask what brow products you use? I, as well, have pathetically sparse brows which seem to get worse with hormone changes/age! Eeeek! I tend to use a MAC pencil, Hourglass brow pencil and Anastasia powder (yes, all 3 at once!). I’m never really happy with the results. Any suggestions?

WARPAINTandUnicorns Avatar

Lipstick, touch up concealer pen and blotting paper.

I’m not super oily but rather ton the dry side, but the blotting paper work to dap off sweat or any oil from the products I’m wearing that makes me look shiny. 😉

Having a concealer pen (Annabelle BB concealer) can help if I have anything like mascara fall out that i need to clean up under the eyes, and reapply some there.

Laura_Lou Avatar

Bobbi Brown touch up stick, Bobbi Brown pot rouge and whatever lipstick I’m wearing. I might also carry a mini UD black pencil too just to redo my tight line

Eileen Avatar

Just lipstick or gloss. I do carry a few other things like lip balm and Tatcha mist, but lipstick is the only makeup item.

Nicole Avatar

In warm months,I’ll carry some blotting papers. A ply of tissue or toilet paper works in a pinch also. I also carry a pressed powder Which is either Guerlain les Violettes, Urban Decay Naked, or Wet n Wild take on the day mattifying for my t zone. Usually other than that,just whatever lip products I am using. If it’s an extremely long ,impotant , formal event, I would probably take blush,bronzer(if wearing) highlight, ,maybe liner and shadow ,mascara. For weddings and funerals which I will be attending for a long time , I would take touch up eye products as well and concealer.

Lauren Avatar

Oil blotting sheets, my face powder (L’Oreal Infallible), my lip colour of the day, and a lip balm! If I’ll be out for a really long time (8+ hours) I’ll sometimes bring concealer and eyeliner for touch ups if needed. I never carry around a makeup bag though because then I’ll end up bringing too many unnecessary things around with me!

El Avatar

I always take my lippy du jour. I don’t often bother with anything else, but when I do, it’s usually a liquidy concealer and possibly a blush if my face is particularly dry at the time (because it tends to eat blush when dry, and then I start to look the ill kind of pale).

Brittney Avatar

Usually just my MAC select sheer pressed powder, maybe whatever lipstick I’m using that day, and always a lip balm or lip gloss

Kim Avatar

Mostly I touch up with a powder compact, blotting papers, and concealer if needed. I use Skindinavia setting spray so usually my MU stays put for a good long time.

Amara Avatar

I always have a powder foundation compact, a mini black eyeliner, a mascara sample, but the 2 things i use the most are blotting papers and bare minerals blemish therapy powder.

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