When you’re on the go, makeup bags are a must-have. Why? Because dumping your makeup straight into your bag can cause breaks in your powder based products, and leaks from your liquid products!
So if you haven’t already, it’s time to invest in a no-hassle bag that has enough room for all the essentials, a plastic lining just so that if there are any spills, it’s easy to clean, and of course…It must be cute and chic!
Before I delve into what’s in my makeup bag, I want to talk about THE makeup bag. I am loving these handmade makeup bags from Chuchumai (and it’s not just because my sister Ruchika Chani has worked tirelessly to create an incredible company and brand). Chuchumai, is a luxury boutique that focuses on ethically sourced handwoven products, ensuring that no one product is the same. Each products’ unique elements standout without being too bold or loud. Complimenting the most stylish of fashionistas, and adding a gorgeous pop of color to any outfit! I just can’t live without mine, and have even been wearing mine as a clutch! I’m excited to announce that you’ll be seeing a KCMakeup X Chuchumai collaboration, so stay tuned!
What products can’t I live without this Summer?
Never forget sunblock! Clarins Oil Free SPF has been a favorite for many, many years. Invisible on the skin, it protects against harmful UV rays, free radicals, and city pollution. My skin absorbs the formula without it leaving the notorious white film that most sunblocks do and it blends beautifully with makeup. The powerful formula helps prevent the formation of dark spots while keeping the skin luminous and healthy.
Giorgio Armani’s Corrector may seem like a dainty product but it is excellent for making your face look fresh. The Master Correctors in pink and orange get rid of dark circles, so any signs of a crazy night out can be removed with this magic wand! Formulated with micro-fil technology that is unique to Armani products, the application is smooth and comfortable and the light-reflecting pearls make the skin look brighter and younger.
Covergirl LashBlast Volume Mascara is perfect for the summertime as it is smudge and wear-proof. The waterproof version works well for when you’re splashing by the pool (if you’re lucky) or by the beach (if you’re luckier). It’s formula clings to every lash, is hypoallergenic and suitable for contact lens wearers.
Anastasia Brow Wiz: I don’t even know how many Brow Wiz pencils I’ve gone through! This award winning pencil is ideal for filling the places where your eyebrows are bare and over-tweezed. The smudge-proof formula stays put all day for fresh, natural-looking brows.
To add a tinge of luxury to your skin, use the Beauty Counter Shimmer Oil. The dry-oil formula, made with luxurious jojoba, nourishing grape-seed, and sesame oils absorbs immediately into your skin. Use it from head to toe for a gorgeous radiant, sun-kissed bronzed glow with a perfect amount of shimmer.
MUFE Ultra HD Powder: I feel like no blog post is complete without mentioning Make Up For Ever! Their Super Matte Loose Powders provide a silky veil that creates a perfect matte finish for those hot, humid Summer days. Because it is so finely milled, it works for all skin types and keeps your makeup sealed from morning to night!
Now that you know what’s in my Summer Makeup Bag, what are some of your summer essentials?