Figuring out how to do your makeup is one thing, but it’s another trying to figure out what goes in your makeup bag. Here are a list of tools and products that is a must to go in your makeup bag.
- Cotton Swabs
- Face Towel
- Hair Clip
- Lip Balm
- Duo Surgical Adhesive *eyelash glue
- Brush Cleaner
- Makeup Remover
- Eye Drops
Choosing a colour and texture for your foundation will depend on your skin type and skin tone. Choose one that matches from your jawline downwards. You’re covering your face so there’s no need to get a colour to match the tone on your face. In choosing the texture, whether it be liquid, powder foundation or cream, will depend on if your skin is oily, dry or combination. Refer to the Skin Health page to know what your skin type is.
A good range of colours in cream or powder form. Try to have colours to compliment your skin undertone.
Try to have colours to compliment any possible skin colour/undertone. Some matte, some frost and some specialty colours for creatives. A good kit should also contain a selection of lip gloss colours and a good range of lip pencils.
Try to have a range of colours to suit your eye colour. Products can be both matte and pearlized and include powder, water applied and crème textures. Eyeliners should be pencils, liquid or gel based with neutral colours and fashion shades.
Mascara and False Lashes
Black, brown, blue and plum are good colours to have in waterproof and regular. Both strip and individual false lashes in both brown and black.
You need a brush for each category of application: foundation brush, concealer brush, contour and highlighting brush, blush brush, eyeshadow brushes for the eyelid, crease, highlighting, eyeliner, eyebrows, smudging, and lip brush.
Now that you have everything you need, the next step is the application process.