What’s In My (Simplified) Makeup Bag

To say that I was on a makeup diet this summer is to say nothing… I basically didn’t bring anything with me on my summer in the Hamptons trip – and I quite enjoyed this makeup freedom. Not only my makeup routine takes 10 minutes max, but I love every single item I have in my makeup bag so the whole process is quite enjoyable. Ready to check everything out? Let’s dive into in!

What’s In My Makeup Bag

Pixi Glow-y Gossamer Duo

I’ve been using and abusing this highlighter so much that I’m ashamed of photographing it – that’s how much beat up it looks. While I didn’t hit the pan just yet, I’m certainly moving in that direction. And don’t be surprised if I’m getting backups of this mini palette so I always have it on hand.

Pixi Glow-y Gossamer Duo

Jill Stuart Blush in 03 Milky Strawberry

First of all, I’m carrying it around because it’s pretty and has a mirror. It also doubles as a multi-tasker: use all palette as a pinky but not too overwhelming blush and use a shimmery beige on the top left as an eyeshadow. How convenient!

Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer and Concealer

Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer

This product has been a bestseller for years for a reason. It gives you that little something that makes your skin look better and more refreshed – and no one can’t even say you are wearing makeup! Oh, did I mention that it features SPF 20 and it’s oil-free? Totally obsessed with this tinting product.

Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion Ultra-Longwear Concealer

I’ve tried it before but the shade didn’t quite match me. So I re-tried again (now, in shade 1N) and now I’m seriously obsessed. As it goes from the name of the product, it is super long-lasting. It’s also creamy and non-creasing. AKA everything I look for in a perfect everyday concealer.

Dior J’adore Eau De Parfum

Dior J’adore Eau De Parfum

I have a dedicated fragrance shelf but that’s the only scent I’ve been wearing all summer long. Deep and sexy but not too overwhelming – I need a tiny bottle of this fabulous perfume in my bag at all times!

Tarte Waterproof Brow Mousse - Review

Tarte Waterproof Brow Mousse

Perhaps, the brow department had some major new launches while I was MIA on social media, but for me, there’s nothing better than this good old waterproof brow pomade. It applies so effortlessly and looks so natural – definitely give it a go if you haven’t already.

Dior Diorshow Pump’N’Volume

Dior Diorshow Pump’N’Volume

You know how picky I am about mascaras and this one is my latest obsession! By “obsession” I mean that it doesn’t even compare to anything I’ve ever tried before. So much so that I threw out all the other mascaras in my collection and only used this one. The reason is simple: it gives you voluminous lashes like never before – love it so much!

Fresh Beauty Sugar Lip Balm in Orchid

Fresh Beauty Sugar Lip Balm in Orchid

You all know that I have a sweet spot in my heart for Fresh Beauty products but this lip balm is on a completely different level. Yes, similar to the rest of the lip balms from this line it’s super hydrating and nourishing. But the shade. Guys, THE SHADE is so perfectly pink – on a burgundy side. Can’t get enough of is for sure! 

Fresh Beauty Sugar Lip Caramel Hydrating Balm

Finally, when I want to go without a lip color at all I pick this creamy and delightfully scented lip balm. It gives that glossy finish we all like and makes an entire room smell like caramel. So yummy and kissable for sure!

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That’s it, folks. Just a few makeup products that are always on me. I keep them not even in a makeup bag but a pouch that comes with my Louis Vuitton Neverfull bag. And should I say that it’s the most minimalistic makeup routine I’ve used in my entire life? I guess it’s just a period in my life – and I certainly enjoy it.


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