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:
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 Palette, Motives 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 🙂
Number 2: Motives Eye Base
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
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.
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!
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