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Follow these 5 expert tips to make the most of your makeup bag.
1. Choose the compact car over the SUV of makeup bags: Finding things quickly in cosmetic pouches with lots of bells and whistles-like a vibrant pattern, silk lining or enough room for a family of four and your entire makeup wardrobe-can be a challenge. Makeup artist Kristofer Buckle, who has carried his kit all over the world from Moscow to Los Angeles, suggests looking for something that's smaller than you think you need (to ensure everything inside stays snug and won't break from bouncing around), that's transparent (to locate the concealer that got lost in the shuffle) and that can be cleaned with soap and water (because spills happen). Try this cost-effective and TSA-approved Modella cosmetic case, $6 (Walmart.com for stores).
2. Don't just dump: Compartmentalize your collection by separating makeup into different categories Read More »from 5 Packing Secrets from Travel Pros