A girl on the go has got to have her beauty products readily available, no matter where she is! Whether you’re out running errands, at the office or on a road trip, a beauty disaster could strike without a moment’s notice! Don’t get caught unprepared — keep these bad boys on hand at all times by stashing them in your bag, desk and car AT ALL TIMES! We sure do.
Beauty Products to Keep in Your Bag
Lip Balm: Maybelline Baby Lips A gal should never leave the house without the proper lip balm! You just never know when your lips might need to be extra soft *wink, wink*.
Facial Wipes: Garnier Skin Care Clean + The Refreshing Remover Cleansing Towelettes Whether you accidentally smeared your lipstick during lunch, fudged up your cat eye or need to give your skin a swipe before your gym sesh, cleansing wipes have got your back, er, face.
Oil-Absorbing Sheets: NYX Blotting Paper Raise your hand if you have oily skin! When your makeup turns into a slippery slope just hours after application, whip out a packet of blotting sheets from your purse to de-slick, quick!
Foundation Compact: Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Compact Make foundation application a breeze by carrying an extra compact around for emergency touch ups … and trust us, those come up. Darn you, surprise pimple!
Beauty Products to Keep in Your Desk
Red Lipstick: Lancôme L’Absolu Rouge in Rouge Amour Rough 8 a.m. meeting? There’s nothing like a bright, bold shade of lipstick to turn your day around. Or if you had a loooong night, swipe on some red lipstick to liven up your look! No one will notice your dark circles when you’re rocking a fierce, red lippie.
Smoothing Hair Sheets: Kérastase Carré Lissant If you caught a glance of your hair this morning and it resembles that of a lion’s mane, smooth away your frizz and flyaways with these easy-to-store hair sheets. Warning, everyone in the office might give you funny looks, thinking you’re rubbing your hair with dryer sheets, but hey, they work!
Rollerball Perfume: YSL Manifesto Rollerball No time to shower this morning? Extra hot in the office? Or maybe you just want to smell extra sweet. Stash a mini perfume bottle or rollerball in your desk so you can smell like a meadow whenever you want.
Cuticle Oil: essie Apricot Cuticle Oil Sitting through a long presentation or client call can make a gal do bad things to her cuticles. Stop the picking and rub in some cuticle oil for nail beds your coworkers would be jealous of!
About the Author: Diana creates on-trend beauty content for Makeup.com readers. She stays up-to-date on the latest beauty news and product launches and tests every makeup item that comes through the door. As an employee of L’Oréal, Diana writes stories about beauty products across the entire brand portfolio.