Back to School Makeup Essentials

Here are a few must-haves that I believe would be perfect for any beauty heading back to school or just looking for the basic makeup must-haves.

Eyebrow Pencil/ Pomade or Powder

I personally believe eyebrows are crucial to any makeup look. Simply brushing your brows can make all the difference, and of course filling them in where necessary will lift you face and effortlessly bring any look together. Here are a few of my eyebrow favorites:


Lip Gloss

“My lip gloss is poppin” is a way of life… NEVER leave the house without lip gloss OR some sort of lip balm. If everything on your face is groomed and set the last thing you need is dry crusty lips. I never leave the house with out these:

 Face Powder

If you’re anything like me, you may find yourself bare-faced on a day to day basis. More often than not, you walk out the house without makeup, even though you’d like to have a little coverage. I don’t want full face glam but just enough to cover small imperfections so I always have my favorite face powders with me. Here are a few of them:


To be honest I’m so hooked on the glam of falsies(fake lashes) that I sometimes forget to apply mascara, but for  simple soft lash enhancement, keep mascara on you. Add volume, and length with just a couple coats of these:



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