Sunday, 24 March 2013

What's in my make up bag: travel edition

As most of you will know, I'm jetting off Tuesday morning to China for three weeks on my honeymoon! I thought I would do a little taster of products I'm planning on taking with me. Normally my make up bag would be stocked up with every item however, I will be buying a large bulk of cosmetics to bring back with me, so not much point in going with loads!

I was bought this cute Kimmidoll pencil case as a honeymoon present by a colleague, but I've decided it's the perfect size for my make up bag. I'll be splitting these products between hand luggage and cargo as I know I can't take everything with me on the plane!

Clarins Beauty Flash Balm - this stuff is fab as it works as a moisturiser and primer in one. The great thing as well is if you leave it on for around 10-15 mins it acts as a moisutrising face mask - perfect for long haul flights.
Bourjois Flower Perfection Transluscent Smoothing Primer - just in case I feel like I need extra protection, it's quite small too so perfect for travelling with.
Bourjois Healthy Mix Concealer - just to cover up dark circles as I know I'll be lacking in sleep. I never manage to sleep well on flights.
Garnier Oil Free BB Cream in light - this is brilliant as my skin is quite blemish free at the moment and the colour is very pigmented so it acts as a solid foundation too.
MUA Matte Pefect Loose Transluscent Powder - just to stop my oil slick of a face becoming any worse!
MUA Undress Your Skin Highlighting Powder - just to add a little bit of a glow.

MUA Undress Me Too Palette - I adore this palette, I haven't used it as much recently as I would have liked as I've had more of a cat eye look. I love the neutral tones and nude shades of this palette which goes with everything.
Barry M Wink Eyeliner - this is my go-to eyeliner. I've replaced this several times and will continue to do so. I'm hopeless with liquid eyeliners but this is a fantastic eyeliner felt tip pen that never fails me.
Rimmel Lash Accelerator Endless Mascrar - ever since the day I was persuaded to buy this (well done pitchy saleswoman in Superdrug) I've never looked back. The bristles are quite fine allowing you to hit those lower lashes easier. I normally struggle getting fuller lashes but I would definitely buy this product again.

Sleek Blush by 3 palettes. I have two of these palettes, one in 'pink spirit' and the other is 'lace'. I think these two palettes are all I need in my life. Ever. The colours are highly pigmented and I've been using them for months without a dent to either of them. I would really like to add the other three to my collection!

Lastly but not least of all, I will be taking five Apolcalips Lip Laquers with me. These really are all I need as the shades match easily with anything I will be wearing! I've chosen Luna, Nude Eclipse, Celestial, Big Bang and Apocaliptic.
Miss Sporty Dr Balm - I need something for moisture on the plane and this is my go-to lip balm. I think these lip balms are a good dupe for Maybelline's Baby Lips, I've chosen the shade Honeymoon Kiss which I think is very fitting!

Hope you all liked looking at what's in my make up bag xo


  1. That make up bag is adorable - and the sleek blush palettes look awesome too! Can't wait to see what you come back with! have the best time x x x

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  3. "Cool post!
    Much love,
    "Really enjoyed my stay here on your blog <3