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As a self-confessed make-up addict, I love reading blogs about what products are in people’s make-up bags. Maybe I’m super nosey or maybe I just enjoy looking for more ways to spend all my money… either way they always make a good read.  I also ALWAYS find some new killer beauty products so I thought I’d share a few of mine with you.

1.  Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer - £26

The key to long-lasting, flawless make-up is a fab primer. Now I know a lot of girls miss this out because who really has time in the morning to be cleansing, toning, moisturising AND THEN PRIMING your face?! Yeah I know, it’s a lot to ask but you have to trust me on this; this is a game changer!! Not only does it allow your make-up to be applied flawlessly; it also minimises pores and shine and makes your make-up stay on forever. This primer is also oil free, so it’s perfect for all skin types. What’s not to love?



2. BECCA Under Eye Brightening Corrector - £21

This product is an absolute lifesaver. Hungover? No sleep? This is the product you have been searching for. It says goodbye to puffy eyes in an instant! All you have to do is dab it under your eyes. You can apply it under foundation for a more subtle look or over your foundation (under your concealer) for an even brighter look! It also highlights the under eye area to help define your contour. WIN WIN!!



3. Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer - £23

This is my all-time favourite concealer. It really lives up to its name… light, creamy and radiant = all things a good concealer should be. I apply it on top of BECCA’s brightening corrector in a ‘V’ shape under the eye and on top of the cheekbones. I also apply it on my chin, the lower part of my forehead between my eyebrows and the bridge of my nose. This concealer also blends like a dream and gives great coverage. It’s a staple of Kimmy K’s make-up bag and hey… if it’s good enough for her, then it’s good enough for us!!!



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4. Charlotte Tilbury Beauty GLOW palette - £49

This is my desert island essential. I have recommended this product to so many of my friends and family and they all love it just as much as me. It is a genius palette that suits every skin tone. It has 3 eye-shadows, 2 bronzers, a blush and a highlight. The palette has the most gorgeous rose-coloured, bronze tones and they all blend so easily. This product is all about GLOW GLOW GLOW and this makes it super easy to do. So if you are looking for a 5 minute fix to amazing make-up, you have to buy this… (It’s limited edition so make sure you stock up!!)



5. Urban Decay ‘ALL NIGHTER’ setting spray - £23.50

So what do you need once you’ve applied a perfect face of make-up? A spray to keep it all in place. OBVIOUSLY. This spray allows you to shop till you drop AND party the night away without your make-up budging. Absolutely genius. It’s basically like a hair spray for your face! WHY DIDN’T ANYONE THINK OF THIS SOONER?!!



So there you have it. My 5 make-up bag essentials perfect for any occasion: from everyday glam to DATE NIGHT glow-up!!
Ask me any Q’s or let me know what you think via my insta: kates_evans.
Get shopping!!

Katie @MYA xx