One of the most important accessories in her bag, is undoubtedly her little pouch which holds every necessary tool she'd require to look prim and pretty throughout the day!
Coming to this, we all know that the little make-up pouch isn't that little anymore. Since every make up tool under the sun is important for the ladies, we've decided to narrow it down to the 9 most important things that should be present in a make up pouch. Frankly, other tools are just extra burden.
Applying a layer of make up over dry, parched skin is like trying to paint on a cracked dessert floor.
Always keep a small bottle of moisturiser in your travel pouch, and apply it on your freshly washed damp skin. Wait till it dries and apply your make up. This will make your skin smooth and radiant throughout the day.
#Tip: Look for "oil-free" or "non comedogenic" moisturisers.
Not everyone is blessed by nature with no scars, blemishes and dark spots on their face. A concealer does the job of fading these marks to the lightest tone, if not making them disappear entirely. After applying the concealer, use a sponge to blend it in. Top it off with a light layer of translucent powder to set the stage for a flawless face.
#Tip 1: choose a shade that best matches your skin tone.
#Tip 2: A light concealer is used for minimizing the darker areas of your face, whereas a darker concealer is used for hiding the puffiness on the face.
As the saying goes, "Make-up should never look 'made up', make it look natural and effortless. A translucent powder is one such tool, when applied correctly can give you a perfectly blended amazing look. For an on-the-go makeup bag, you'll probably want to go with pressed powder. This reduces the shine and controls oil too.
Eye color is dramatic for evening or understated daytime. Eyeshadow comes in pencil, cream and powder forms, making it very versatile. It comes in very small sizes making it a handy tool to be added in your pouch!
#Tip: Don't stuff your pouch with a plethora of colors, narrow your selections down to 2, one for day look and one for night. Or just opt for a palette consisting of a small range of colors.
Your face is a canvas, and you'll need a proper set of brushes to make it a masterpiece. Brushes are useful as they keep your hands off your face, helping the face not get in contact with oil & bacteria.
A blusher can give you that rosy-cheeked, flawless look, only if you pick the right shade and apply it correctly. Blusher comes in powdered forms and cream forms. Powdered one's are easier and quicker to apply while cream blushers last long and work well on dry skins.
On top of your blush, add a brush of shimmery bronzer to give your face a sun kissed glow.
#Tip: never apply blush in the middle of your cheeks unless you want to run off as a circus clown. Follow the line of your cheekbones.
This one is a beauty must. People go for fake eyelashes to give themselves a stunning look while some stay low on maintenance by applying a subtle shade of mascara. Thinner mascaras with finer brushes create natural looking lashes and vice versa for bolder looks.
Lipsticks are a necessity. But if you are one of those women who stay away from lipsticks, then you can complete your look with a darker shade of a lip gloss (Prefer Maybelline baby lips for long lasting, anti oxidant lip) This tool completes your look no matter where you're going to. Polished lips can stand on their own as attention grabbers.
Last, but maybe the most important is eyeliner. When applying an eyeliner, start at the inner corner of your eye and work your way only to the outer corner going no further.
A kohl can give your eye a brighter and bigger look by enhancing it's beauty even more.