10 Must-Have Products for Your Travel Makeup Bag

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You don’t know the struggle of dwindling down your favorite makeup products until you’re on the go with limited space. In a panic over what products should win a ticket to your travel makeup bag? Read on for our picks.

1. Primer

Who wants their makeup sliding off of their face by the time they get to dinner? The Soap & Glory® One Heck Of A Blot Primer does a fantastic job of giving your makeup a great base to look great all day.

2. Foundation

It’s always a good idea to take your trusted, tried-and-true foundation with you. One that’s easy to blend and gives a medium coverage, like Maybelline’s Dream Matte Mousse, helps you cover all of your bases.

3. Concealer

The latest cult favorite, Tarte Shape Tape, is the perfect product to toss in your makeup bag when you’re headed out of town. It gives the coverage you need without being too heavy or separating throughout the day.

4. Setting Powder

It’s no secret that makeup creases and skin gets oily. The Dermablend Loose Setting Powder not only keeps both of those issues at bay, but also gives makeup a fresh feel without creating flashback.

5. Bronzer

Headed to the beach but don’t want to look pasty until the sun does some work? Or, maybe you’re on an overtired road trip with the whole family. Either way, a bronzer, like Becca’s Sunlit Bronzer, can give you a straight-outta-the-tropics glow.

6. Highlighter

For the highlighter fanatic, a small, compact palette like Casey Holmes’ collaboration with Smashbox gives three highlight shades to choose from. From brunch to the bars, there’s something in here for you.

7. Brow Wiz

The Anastasia Brow Wiz is a great way to not only outline your brow to give it the shape you want, but also to fill it in without taking up too much room in your case.

8. Mascara

A mascara that plumps and volumizes like L’Oreal’s Extra Volume Collagen Mascara is your best friend while on vacation. That way, there’s no need for falsies.

9. Eyeshadow

An oldie but a goodie, the original Naked Palette by Urban Decay has shades with great blend-ability and versatility, making it an easy choice for a makeup bag that’s tight on space.

10. Setting Spray

To top it all off and be sure that your makeup stays all day, a setting spray like Urban Decay’s All Nighter (in travel size!) is the perfect way to complete your travel makeup collection.

With a solid travel makeup collection in tow, you’re setting yourself up for flawless makeup days for your entire trip.