Weekender Essentials: Your Makeup Bag


Ahh, the weekend. Whether you’re planning a stay-cation or a road trip, the last thing that should stress you out should be your makeup. Effortless and easy – here are some of the best items to bring on your next mini getaway!

Glossier Milky Jelly Cleanser ($9 – $18)

Dubbed the “one face wash to rule them all”, this cleanser is gentle on the skin and effectively removes all makeup and dirt, without stripping your skin. Not only is it a 2017 Allure Best of Beauty Winner, this cleanser is widely loved by so many! Perfect for your vacation: it comes in a travel size!

Covergirl Clean Matte BB Cream ($8)

BB creams are great because they’re easy to apply using your fingertips, and help smooth out your complexion without the heaviness of a foundation. This Covergirl one has a matte finish so it’ll hold up and doesn’t require you to set it down with powder – one less product to bring!

Charlotte Tilbury Colour Chameleon Eye Shadow Pencil ($27)

This quick and easy eyeshadow stick comes in a beautiful range of colors that are specifically designed to accent various eye colors! Another product that can be blended with your fingertips: just swipe it on and blend upwards and out. Start your day with one of the lighter shades, and for nighttime layer on a darker one!

Benefit BADgal BANG! Volumizing Mascara Mini ($13)

Mini mascaras are perfect for weekend getaways because they take up little space, and they’re also a fun opportunity to test out some new mascaras! Benefit’s new BADgal BANG! mascara delivers crazy volume with their new lightweight formula. Look great in all your vacay photos with big lashes!

Glossier Boy Brow ($16)

That trendy, feathery brow look is easy to achieve by swiping on Glossier’s Boy Brow. It’s quick and fun to apply, and gives you that extra boost without feeling like you’re wearing too much makeup.

Burt’s Bees Lip Balm ($3)

Your cult-classic, can’t-go-wrong essential. Swipe this balm on whenever you feel, and enjoy soft lips all day!

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