What's In My Makeup Bag?

My makeup bag is my greatest lifeline, a necessary kit of essentials to throw in my handbag knowing that I'm sorted. But recently, it's become cluttered. I'm a makeup bag hoarder and if it just about fits I keep it in. It's not my fault! There's your all time favourites of course, the new products that you're testing, the almost empties and the this-one-will-do-for-now products. I guess I just like too much pretty stuff.

Once upon a time, I kept all my makeup in my large desk drawer. It was always neatly organised and made it easy to see everything but, I really underestimated carrying a makeup bag. Not only does it stop my products rolling around in the bottom of my handbag, it saves time when you're rushing off to town or school. After I finally found the correct size, shape, colour and style of cosmetic bag, my morning makeup routine became swifter and simpler. My bag is not very designer at all, it's actually from Primark but it is sweet and roomy and all I could ever really want. The size is absolutely perfect. I can fit in all my every day face stuff (without having to cram it all in) and last minute bits and bobs I might need on a random occasion. 

So, at last, here is a short list of what I have been keeping in this TARDIS I call my makeup bag:
1. Collection Lasting Perfection Ultimate Wear Powder 16 Hour Wear in 'Medium'
2. Ted Baker Putting On the Glitz Bronzer
3. Maybelline Baby Lips Balm in 'Peach Kiss'
4. Carmex Classic Moisturising Lip Balm
5. Sleek Blush in 'Rose Gold'
6. Rimmel Lasting Perfection Matte Lipstick by Kate Moss in '101'
7. Collection Little Mix Lipstick 'Jade'
8. Plain (Very Makeup Stained) Mirror
9. Avon Super Extend Eye Accents Mascara
10. Benefit they're real! Mascara
11. Collection Big Fake Ultimate Mascara
12. Maybelline Pure Cover Mineral Anti-Cernes Concealer
13. Primark Hand Sanitiser Gel
14. Marks & Spencer Beauty Care Makeup Sponge Powder Pad
15. Rimmel Wake Me Up Concealer in 'Ivory'
16. No7 Stay Perfect Shadow in '10 Wheatsheaf'
17. Fearne Cotton Eye Collection Felt Eyeliner
18. Natural Collection Eye Lines in 'Black'
19. Model Co. Lip Pencil in 'Illusion Nude'
20. Rimmel Wake Me Up Foundation in 'True Ivory'
21. Nivea Smooth Nourishing Hand Cream
22. Boots Eyelash Curlers 
23. Real Techniques Expert Face Brush
24. Various Makeup Brushes (Blusher, Powder, Bronzer, Concealer, Eyeshadow etc.)
25. Boots Pink Tweezers
26. Makeup Bag From Primark

I hope that delving in to the depths of my makeup bag was interesting for you and an insight to the kind of person I am. I know it looks like a lot of products but this is the general build up of my essentials and new favourites over the last few months.

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