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Wednesday, 11 August 2010

Travelling Light....

(Lots and Lots of photos… I got a little snap happy :D )

OK, I know I’ve been a bag blogger recently – But to be fair, I have had pretty much no access to a computer for the past few weeks as I’ve been going all over the country visiting family and friends etc. But I have been writing blog posts (I’ve just not been able to post them) so I’ll be taking lots of pictures for the posts and hopefully uploading them soon :)
(It’s from accessorize for £14 – it’s actually a wash bag so it’s really easy to wipe clean if something spills – their new range of travel accessories is so cute!)
Since I’ve been using my travelling as an excuse for letting my blog posts slip I figured I’d make it up to you all by showing you my make up travel bag :)
I’ve been taking Clinique’s super moisture one with me for it’s light but easily buildable coverage – it’s also super easy to apply with your fingers like a tinted moisture while feeling weightless.

Even though I’ve not been wearing this as much as normal it’s still a must have for nights out!

I’m loving this for making me look awake during the day without mascara and for giving me that ‘done up’ look super simply :)
Under eye circles are nearly every girl’s nemisise so concealer for those are an essential (especially when you’ve not had a decent night sleep but you want to look alive lol)

And yes – The Sleek Storm palette :) I’ve gone on about this enough but for any new followers this is the most versatile palette I’ve ever seen :)

The Bodyshop’s warm glow 02
I LOVE LOVE LOVE this!! It’s a gorgeous simmery, golden toned bronzey pressed powder – I’ll probably do a full rave/review on this :)

A lip & cheek stain – I haven’t used this overly for my cheeks as I’ve been going for the golden glowy look but I love this on my lips as it lasts all day and it lovely and subtle (you can build the colour though if you want more pigmentation)

& Elf’s perfection complexion pressed powder
I’ve been testing out quite a few Elf products recently after I placed a huge haul so be prepared for a lovely big review soon!

As far as brushes go I just takes these with me….

(I’ve been testing out the Elf Brushes but you’ll have to wait for the review to find out what I think :D )
Elf’s Complexion brush
Elf’s Blush Brush
Elf’s Contour Brush
Elf’s Smudge Brush
GOSH’s Flat Eyeshadow Brush

It sounds like a lot of stuff but I took this when I was travelling away from home for a week or two at a time (not just a few days or a weekend) and for a make up addict like myself I think I did pretty good to survive with just these!!

(see? it all fits in!)
P.S I know I've done lots of long posts - There are some more manageable ones coming up - promise!


Anonymous said...

Love your makeup bag ;D Super Super cute!!

Closet Fashionista said...

Fun!!! I have that concealer, but I don't use it much XD

Charly said...

Ooh cute post, hope you're having a good time travelling! And looking forward to your elf brushes reviews :)



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London's-beauty said...

colassal!! I need to get that, so many people have been telling me that it lengthens eyelashes. I'm really loving your washbag btw!

johanna said...

super cute!! Love it, I have a lot of make up too

kirstyb said...

collosal mascara is awesome xxxx

Jonna said...

Great post :) Love your make up bag, it's awesome! x

johanna said...

AMAZING make up

Caitlin said...

I'm leaving for a little trip tonight, and hope that I can manage to take as much makeup as you did! I usually end up taking half of my stash :/ lol xo

Erica said...

Great makeup bag!

Becca. said...

wow, what a large and lovely make up bag, i wish mine looked like that!