Packing For A Trip? Check Out My 5 Must-Have MakeUp Items

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Hello everyone,

So I was packing up for my trip to Miami in 2 days and I realized that I should probably blog and share with you about the 5 Must-Have Products that I basically pack to every single trip.

Number 1:  Motives Mavens Element Palette:

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What I love about this palette is that it has all the colours you will need to create a variety of looks from neutral nude make up look to dark smoky look. It also comes with a huge mirror which is a big plus because I don’t even need to pack any makeup mirror with me. This palette is created by the Motives Mavens who are some of the world’s most talented MUA such as Vegas_Nay, Hello Fritzie, Ely Marino and my girl Denise

I think Motives released this palette to compete with Urban Decay Naked Palette. However, this palette is definitely a lot bigger. I took a picture below so you can see how big the individual colour is. They are even bigger than our toonine. Compared to the Urban Decay Naked PaletteMotives Mavens Element Palette is a better bang for the buck as it comes in the same quality and pigmentation but bigger and cheaper ($35). I bought this palette a year ago and it looks like I can still use it for another year or two. This is one of those investment that can last you a long time 🙂

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Number 2: Motives Eye Base

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This piece is definitely the one that I can’t live without. This Motives Eye Base is a great eye primer. I use this as a primer to my eyebrows as well. It helps eyeshadows to pop and stay put throughout the day. If you ever think twice about investing in one of these, I would say “Don’t”. This eye base is the reason why all my eyeshadows last so long because I don’t need to reapply them to make the colour pop with this Motives Eye Base as a primer.

Number 3: Eyeliners

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Ladies, you feel me on this! I am one of those who can’t live without my eyeliner. I love to use my Motives Liquid Liner in Black on my upper lid and Khol Eyeliner on my lower waterline. If I am going for a neutral look, I can skip the lower waterline as 90% of the time, I can’t stand the itchiness this process can cause lol. Anyone out there with a tip or trick how not to feel uncomfortable filling your waterline with the eyeliner? I need help on that!

Last but not least, my number 4 on my Must-Have Item list is lip crayon. I love love love these lip crayons by Motives Cosmetics because they last for many long hours which is such an important factor when I am travelling. With these lip crayons, I am able to wear my favorite retro red or raspberry colour without having to worry about going to the ladies room to retouch my lips and even when I do, these crayons give me a lot more control and give the matte, casual and non glossy look that I want.

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You can also check out my post on How To Create A Flawless Look With Your Lipstick and LipCrayons.

Now that you see my Must Have Items, what are yours? Please comment below! I want to explore other brands as well. I want to know your experience!

Thank you!




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