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Summer Holiday Makeup Kit

I am going Hong Kong for a short trip and it’s summer there so I need to pack a Summer Holiday Makeup Kit.

Several factors affect my makeup kit when I travel. I used to pack anything and everything, almost my entire collection but it’s really pointless, I eventually realised, as I end up using merely half. Overtime, I became smarter. I pack according to a short and straight forward q & a of 3 questions.

a. the country I am visiting and the season during time of visit?
Hong Kong, it’s summer.

b. the number of days I will be there for?
3 days, 2 nights.

c. what I will be doing during my stay?
Eating and shopping, no events, functions or parties to attend.

This will also help me pack my clothes and shoes. Since there will be no events or function to attend, I may not need my heels and/or dresses. Thus, I will not need my false eyelashes and heavy party makeup. And this also narrowed down my selection of colours and products.

Let’s take a look at my packing skills. I always bring along an anti-blemish cream for the bad days. Below is a list of things I have in my Summer Holiday Makeup Kit;-

Face
FANCL Pore Cover Base
DIORSKIN NUDE Natural Glow Hydrating Makeup
Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer
Make Up For Ever HD Powder
Soleil Tan de Chanel Moisturizing Bronzing Powder
Estee Lauder AeroMatte Ultralucent Pressed Powder – will be in my on-the-go kit
Benefit Moon Beam

Cheeks
Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge in Cabo Coral
Bobbi Brown Shimmer Blush in Pink Sugar, Washed Rose and Coral

Eyes
Benefit Lemon Aid
Benefit Ooh La Lift
Benefit Creaseless Cream Shadow/Liner in Flatter Me
Chanel Sculpting Brow Pencil
Chanel Long-Lasting Eyeliner in Espresso
Sublime de Chanel Waterproof Mascara
Make Up Store Tri Brow Color
Make Up Store Brow Set Fix in Clear
Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes in 23L
Dior 5-Colour Iridescent Eyeshadow in Crush Glow

Lips
La Mer The Lip Balm – will be in my on-the-go kit
Chanel Rouge Allure in Genial
MAC Glaze Lipstick in Beachbound
MAC Lipglass in Flurry Of Fun

Tools
MAC Powder Brush 129
Shu Uemura Blush Brush 20
MAC Sculpting Brush 168SE – contouring
MUA Cosmetics Brow/Lash Brush 15 – brushing brows into place
Bobbi Brown Eye Brow Brush – blending eye pencils
Bobbi Brown Touch Up Brush – patting on shadows for an intense colour
Bobbi Brown Eye Shadow Brush – applying highlights
Shu Uemura Eye Shadow Brush 5R – smoking shadows on the upper lid
Shu Uemura Shadow Blending Brush 8HR - blending shadows
MUA Cosmetics Small Creme Brush 18
MUA Cosmetics Smudger/Liner Brush 9
Shu Uemura Lip Brush 6F
Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler
Blade for Brow Shaping
Aesop Chamomile Anti-Blemish Masque

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