Weekend Away Makeup Bag

Hi! Last weekend I went to the Blue Mountains for a music festival and today I thought I would share with you all what I took in my makeup bag.

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The bag itself is from Peter Alexander. I got it on sale. I had bought it with the intention to use it for my Europe trip later this year, but I think it will be too small. However, it was perfect for my weekend away. As you can see it has two plastic clear zip compartments, a mini bag and a hook so you can hook it on towel racks, door hinges, etc. It is just perfect!

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In the very top mini bag I took hair ties and pins. Nothing too exciting.

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In the next compartment I have the makeup that I took (which I actually didn’t end up wearing, but which would have been easy to apply if I wanted to) and body products. So there is my mini Body Shop Shea Body Butter which smells absolutely divine and I will have to buy the big tub once I finish this mini one and there is also my deodorant. For makeup I brought products that I didn’t have to use a brush for and kept it very minimal. I have the Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream with SPF 30 in Vanilla 02, Natio Acne Clear Spots Tinted Purifying Spot Treatment and Benefit Bene Tint.

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In the next compartment I have skincare. I kept to the bare essentials for my skincare routine. I have the Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel, Body Shop Aloe Night Cream, Natio Daily Defence Face Moisturiser SPF50 and a mini Dermalogica Clear Start Emergency Spot Fix. I always take a spot cream with me even if I don’t have any at the time of leaving because I nearly always get a break out or spot of sorts when I travel.

 

So that is it for my weekend away makeup bag. As you can see I kept it very minimal. I didn’t even take shampoo and conditioner, I just washed my hair just before we left and washed it as soon as I got back. But I did take soap, it was in my family’s bag, not mine. I’m not that gross.

 

So thanks for reading. I would love to know in the comments below what your weekend away essentials are. Christina xo

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