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Hi everyone, I just got back from my Spring Break vacation to Paris, so I thought I would show you what makeup I brought with me. Screen Shot 2015-04-11 at 5.11.39 PMWhen I’m going on vacation, I keep my makeup in this Sonia Kashuk Roll-Up Travel Valet. I really like this design and it holds a ton of stuff. Two of the little sections are removable, which makes it really convenient. IMG_0939In the first clear compartment, I kept my eye products. I have my mini Too Faced Eyshadow Insurance, my mini Too Faced Better than Sex Mascara, my Almay black liquid eyeliner, my Mac eyeliner in “engraved”, my Mac eyeshadow in Twinx, my L’Oreal 24 Hour Infallable Eyeshadow in “amber rush”, and my drugstore eyelash curler. I also kept my Too Faced Natural Eyes eyeshadow palette in the little zipper on the top. tumblr_inline_n9k6etcI2g1qzaz2wIn the second purple mesh compartment, I keep my Sonia Kashuk 15th Anniversary Limited Edition brish set and a few of my other brushes that I use on a daily basis. IMG_0941In the next clear compartment, I had my lip products. I used my Elle Cosmetics lipgloss, my Maybelline Color Elixir lip gloss in “caramel infused”, my Maybelline Color Sensational Lipstick in “bit of berry”, my NYX Butter Lipstick in “pops”, my L’Oreal Color Riche Lipstick in “sunset angora”, and my mini Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in “cruella”. I also brought my Milani Color Statement lipstick in “nude creme”, my C.O. Bigellow Rose Salve, and my EOS lip balm. IMG_0940In the last clear compartment, I kept my face products. I brouhgt my Maybelline Dream Lumi highlighting concealer, my L’Oreal True Match Lumi foundation in W5, my NYC Sun ‘n Bronze bronzer, my Milani BakedBlush in “Luminoso”, my mini Too Faced Chocolate Soleil bronzer, my mini Smaskbox PoreFection mattifying face primer, my mini Watts Up highlughter by Benefit, and my mini Tarte Amazonian Clay translucent setting powder. IMG_0942I also kept some more products in this little Sonia Kashuk cosmetic bag so I could touch up on the plane! I brought my mini Benefit They’re Real Mascara, a mini Calvin Klein lipgloss, I mini lotion, hand sanitizer from Bath and Body Works in “hoot berry”, a fragrance atomizer by FLO, my Revlon Illuminance Creme Eyeshadow Palette in “not just nudes”, my Travel Sonia Kashuk Fall Brush Collection, my Benefit Boing Concealer, a compact mirror from Walmart, and a hair tie. I also brought along some samples of Renewed Hope in a Jar by Philosophy, a Fresh Effects primer by Olay, and a Vitalumier Aqua foundation sample by Chanel. I hope you enjoyed seeing what makeup I brought with me on my vacation to Paris! Personally, I think I did a pretty  good job of packing my cosmetics and I used everything  I brought. Hope everyone had a great Spring Break!

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