#5MinuteHack: What Should Be In Your Beauty Kit

Everything you need for quick touch-ups

Blotting paper
17 Jun 2016

Blotting paper

The first step of any touch-up routine: Blot away the excess shine on your face.

Herbal Rose blotting papers, by Sephora.

Concealer pencil
17 Jun 2016

Concealer pencil

Whip this out to correct any redness, dark circles or other minor imperfections - the pencil form makes for a more precise application. You can even use it as a lipliner or to brighten your eyes along the water line!

Wonder pencils, by Nyx.


Pressed powder
17 Jun 2016

Pressed powder

Maintain the look of a flawless complexion by lightly applying pressed powder over your face. Be sure to go gentle on application to avoid a caked-on look!

Select Sheer/Pressed powder, by MAC

Blusher stick
17 Jun 2016

Blusher stick

Choose a cream-based blusher stick for easier blending to create that natural, rosy look all day. The versatile product is also great for adding colour to your eyes and lips as well!

The Multiple, by Nars.

Liquid eyeliner
17 Jun 2016

Liquid eyeliner

Eye makeup is usually the first to fade during the day - make sure you have your favourite eyeliner with you for touching up! A liquid eyeliner is great for creating dramatic peepers for that last-minute dinner date.

Kill Black waterproof pen liner, by Clio.

Cotton buds
17 Jun 2016

Cotton buds

This nifty beauty tool boasts a wide range of uses - wet one lightly and use it to swab over your botched eyeliner to reshape it, or use it to dab concealer onto any sudden pesky spots that surfaced during the day.

Johnson's cotton buds, from Guardian.

Red lipstick
17 Jun 2016

Red lipstick

A fast and easy way to transform your daytime look into a night-out one, the red lippie should be a fixture in your makeup kit. 

Chubby Stick Intense, by Clinique.

Makeup remover wipes
17 Jun 2016

Makeup remover wipes

Everybody makes mistakes, but you shouldn't have to pay for the beauty ones. Remove any makeup boo-boos instantly with these wipes!

Makeup cleansing wipes, by Nivea.

Even though long-wear makeup is holy grail for busy girls who don't have time to touch up their makeup five times daily, it’s a little far-fetched to expect your makeup to last the whole day. Touch-ups are essential to keep you looking fresh-faced all day – but what do you really need in your beauty kit? Click through above to find out! 

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