Beauty, Face, Skin and body

What you should have in your makeup bag

Whether you are just starting to fill up a new makeup bag for the first time or replenishing your supplies, you ought to ask on what exactly do you need to keep in it, so you can make some good investments in makeup tools.
Some things are essential, like foundation or eyeshadow, but what else do you really need in your makeup bag? How do you make sure you have everything for creating that stupendous makeup routine?
It doesn’t have to be such a serious question, but making sure you have the real essentials that will help your face stand out and be easier for you to prepare it are necessary to keep in your makeup bag.
And here at the Aanya we are ready to help you know exactly that:

Prepare your face

skin primer

Decleor Aromessence Neroli Hydrating Oil Serum

Carrying a light-weight facial oil in your makeup bag is essential for keeping your skin hydrated before applying foundation. It helps prime the skin before makeup and prevent patches, flakes and creasing later. It will ensure your cosmetic success and give your skin a dewy glow.

Foundation of course


M.A.C. Pro Longwear Foundation

An excellent quality foundation is a must. Find one that provides full coverage and blends easily without looking cakey on the skin and doesn’t flake. Test out a few to find one that has the right formula and shade for your complexion before investing in one for your new makeup bag.

Eyeshadows to spare


ColourPop Super Shock Shadow in Hanky Panky

With such a wide variety of eyeshadow palettes out there, it can be a little overwhelming when you try to choose the right one. Look for eyeshadows that are made with a cream formula for effortless application and when choosing colours, go for a palette that has tones you know you are actually going to wear, or at least go with your wardrobe. So, look around as much as you can for a good eyeshadow palette, and go for quality, not quantity when deciding. 

Cheeks that blush


Stila Covertible Colour in Fuchsia

You want to keep a flush and healthy appearance on your skin, not ignore them. Using cream blushes will be easy to use lightly and buff-out to the intensity you prefer. For this, get a lighter shade of blush so you can have better control over the application and make yourself look like you’re blushing the entire day.

Tools of choice

makeup brush

E.L.F. Foundation Brush

Unlike before in which a whole supply of makeup brushes was needed for every type of application, nowadays you need only a minimum of them. A small and firm-bristled brush can be perfect for applying concealer and application, while a wide, fluffy brush can attend any powder and blush needs on your face.

Lips for sexiness


Rimmel London Lasting Finish by Kate Matte Collection in 107

Finally, for making your lips pop, some lipstick will be needed for your makeup bag. Get a decent quality one that has great pigmentation to last you all day. You can get a variety of them, depending on your mood for the day, but choose between edgy colours for going out and shades that can brighten your complexion. Then you’ll be good to go in the lip department.
Keep this list of things to add to your makeup bag when its time to replenish or begin getting your makeup tools. Your bag will be hefty with your weapons of choice to show off your beauty during the entire year.

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