What’s In My (Work) Makeup Bag

Hi guys,

Today I thought I would do a quick blog post about my “emergency” work make up bag.  It has happened to me a few times now: I’m at work, with no makeup on (of course!), and without warning I get a call to do a quick on camera interview or in person presentation, or the dreaded Instagram photo-op for the company page. I never used to keep an emergency makeup bag at the office because before motherhood, I could usually manage to look like a non-zombie human with a swatch of liploss and some mascara.  But now that we are working with a much more “living dead” canvas, having no makeup tends to look like this monstrosity on camera:

This unfortunate exhibit is from my most recent “Local News Interviews Zombie Lawyer” debacle.  Vowing never to get caught off guard (and on camera sans makeup) again, I decided to pack my bare necessities and go-to faves to keep in my desk at work.  

These are my essentials to put on a basic, fast face.  To see how I use these products for my Emergency Fast Face Routine, check out my Youtube Channel or scroll down for my tutorial/talk through on my Emergency Makeup Routine!

Products Used:

  • Whish Botanical Primer –
  • Makeup Forever HD Foundation
  • Anastasia BH Brow Wiz (Dark Brown)
  • Eyeko Brow Liner (Medium)
  • LA Girls Pro Conceal (Beautiful Bronze & Warm Honey)
  • NYX HD Concealer (W05/Medium)
  • The Beauty Crop Lighting Crew (Love You So Matcha)
  • Sephora MicroSmooth Baked Bronzer Duo (discontinued)
  • Revlon PhotoReady Translucent Powder
  • Milani Baked Blush (Luminoso)
  • Loreal LA Nude Palette Nude 2
  • Marcelle Waterproof Eyeliner (Expresso)
  • Grande Mascara Conditioning Peptide Formula
  • Smashbox X-rated Mascara
  • Milani Color Statement Lipliner (Spice 09)
  • Loreal Color Riche Lipstick (Sheer Linen 181)
  • Manna Kadar Liplocked Priming Lipgloss Stain (Chesnut Rose)


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  1. 3.10.20

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