12 Must-Have Makeup Products For Every Girl’s Bag

12 Must-Have Makeup Products For Every Girl’s Bag:

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We all started with that one makeup product that made us really excited back in middle school. Remember Lip Smackers? Those delicious smelling lip gloss had me completely obsessed. I always swiped it on because it made me feel confident — and that’s the power of makeup you can’t truly replicate with anything else. 

If you’ve just started experimenting into the world of makeup, it’s common to feel overwhelmed by the abundance of products in the makeup aisle. Don’t worry, because I’m taking it back to the basics. You only need a bunch of makeup staples to build your makeup bag from scratch. Also, it does not take crazy makeup skills to use these products.

Read ahead to see the top products that every girl should keep in their makeup bag.



 The key to flawless makeup is all in the skin care preparation that we do beforehand. Always use a facial moisturizer prior to applying your face makeup. It helps your skin tremendously and gives it a fresh, glowy look.

Makeup Primer:

Makeup Primer

This is one step that I refuse to skip in my makeup routine. I never leave home without a primer in my makeup bag. Makeup primers prepare our skin for foundation application by creating a smooth, even surface that enables your foundation to glide on effortlessly. It prevents your foundation from breaking apart or clinging on to dry patches of your face.



Let’s be honest here, foundation is a girl’s best friend. It can cover up any acne, scars, pigment issues, dark spots, and so on. There are so many different formulations to choose from; light coverage, medium coverage, full coverage, sheer coverage, dry skin formulas, oily skin formulas, the list is endless. Find the formulation that best suits your skin type and the needs that may have. 



Get rid of those dark circles with some fantastic concealer. Concealers hide the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, dark circles, and so on. It also brightens the under-eye area making your appearance look more awake after a sleepless night.



Give the perfect dimensions to your face by creating illusions with a contour palette. This is a miracle worker when wanting to have the perfect chiseled cheek or nose contour. Available in light, medium and dark shades, you will surely find the perfect shade for your skin tone.



We all want that natural flush to our cheeks so what better way to achieve this then by applying a little blush. There are several options when it comes to blush so purchase a few different shades and throw them in your makeup bag for a variety of looks.



When we want to highlight those special features that the natural light would often hit we use a highlighter. The effect of these highlighters can be very minimal or can be extreme. You can be the judge of how blinding you want your bling to be. Available in many shades and formulas you purchase a few shades to change up your look.


Eyeshadow Palette

My FAVOURITE makeup product to shop for is eyeshadow palettes and singles. It excites me to see a new palette being released. The different finishes and shades can create so many beautiful looks that can range in intensity. The preference is yours when it comes to what shades your are comfortable with using.



We should all have a black eyeliner thrown in our makeup bag in case we ever need one. Eyeliner is highly recommended when wearing false lashes.



Flutter those long voluminous lashes with a few coats for jet black mascara to finish off your eye look. Mascara will tie your whole look together and add a little extra oomph to your eyes.



Feel beautiful and confident in that perfect shade of lipstick. Keep a few shades of lipstick or lip gloss in your makeup bag to keep your lips feeling hydrated and moisturized.

Setting Powder:

Setting Powder

Lock your glam look in place with a setting powder. There are so many choices from high end to drug store setting powders, so you are sure to find one within your budget. 

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