Five Beauty Items You Should Never Leave Your House Without

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Although every beauty lover knows that she can’t leave the house without her favourite concealer or lip colour, there are also a few other beauty essentials that you must add into your makeup bag before leaving the house. From a mini mascara to a tinted moisturizer, here are our top five picks to pick up now.


1) Nudestix Lip and Cheek Pencil, $28: This double duty pencil can be used for both your cheeks and lips. With its neutral tone, it claims to provide a simple, easy nude look which is perfect for everyday use. The product is created with ingredients which it claims will moisturize the skin, such as shea butter and Vitamin E.

mini mascara

2) Benefit BADgal Lash Mini Mascara, $13: A must-have product to always keep in your makeup bag is a mini mascara. This Benefit mascara is said to create a set of sexy false eyelashes with its volumizing formula. Even if you forget all other products, mascara can always brighten up your look.

kabuki brush

3) bareMinerals Kabuki Brush, $28: A kabuki brush is an essential for your makeup bag. It is ideal for applying all forms of powders, including bronzers, blushes and shimmers flawlessly. Because this particular brush is made out of goat hairs, it states that it is extremely soft and comfortable for use on the skin.

tinted moisturizer

4) Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20, $25: This all in one moisturizer claims to be vital for everyday use. With its SPF and tinted colouring, it also states that it has multiple uses, rather than just acting as a plain moisturizer. This tinted moisturizer is said to soften your skin with a sheer hint of colour for a healthy, dewy glow.

naked palette

5) Urban Decay Naked Flushed, $35: This three in one compact by Urban Decay is a must have. The product includes a blush, highlighter, and bronzer all in one. You can use each one separately or blend them all together to create the right effect. Packaged in a mini compact case, it is perfect to throw into your purse for the day in case you need to do some touch ups.

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