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    26 Beauty Products Small Enough To Carry In Your Bag

    Similar to my NYC apartment, my bag has very little space.

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    1. Supergoop! Glowscreen SPF40 keeps not-reapplying- sunscreen excuses to zilch. This teeny bb contains hyaluronic acid, vitamin B5, and niacinamide for an immediate sheen of glow and light coverage.

    2. Real Techniques Mini Miracle Complexion Sponges are referred to in *my* personal dictionary as munchkin-sized. Touching up and blending out concealer on nights out will be a breeze via the below.

    the sponges

    3. I'm Meme Multi Cube 3 is a pigmented vegan palette with four eyeshadows *and* a blush, making this the ideal all-in-one for fancy occasions that call for tiny clutches with no space. Wedding accessories = the bane of my existence.

    4. Hero Cosmetics Hydrocolloid Mighty Patches prevent picking and ~drain~ those zits at maximum speed. In addition to the fact that they just truly work, these transparent stickers also won't leave behind any residue (unlike traditional goopy spot treatments).

    5. Stretch Concealer tackles dark circles and blemishes without looking too obvious. It's *the* perfect thing to slap on when you don't want a full face of makeup, but also did not get enough sleep last night and want the world to think you did.

    AnaMaria wearing concealer under one eye labeled "with concealer" and not on the other side

    6. Olaplex No.7 Bonding Oil earns rave reviews from TikTok and Amazon alike, garnering over 30K reviews from the latter. It does the following: nourishes and strengthens fried ends, minimizes frizz, adds weightless shine, and provides heat protection.

    the oil

    7. Revlon Oil-Absorbing Roller Stick uses volcanic stone to give greasy T-zones a permanent boot. Quickly whip this out between Zoom meetings for a shine-free forehead that requires no annoying setting powder ~or~ any mattifying primers.

    8. Charlotte Tilburry Mini Lipstick & Liner Set contains itty bitty versions of the iconic Pillow Talk duo, a nude pink sure to become part of your every day makeup routine.

    the lipstick and lip liner

    9. Gillette Venus Mini Extra Smooth Razors to solve your "I wanted to shave my legs before this dinner but didn't have time to groom myself before the Uber arrived" woes. Just stow this palm-sized tool into whichever corner of your messy purse; rest assured that the blades won't snag on any of your beloved clothes (all thanks to the case it comes with).

    10. Nooni Appleberry Lip Oil provides a lovely flush of pink *and* non-sticky moisture thanks to vitamins A, C, and E. It's even packed with apple water and raspberry extract to slough away the dead skin that would inevitably result in a chapped pout.

    11. Mini SOS Daily Rescue Facial Spray revitalizes skin with three simple ingredients: hypochlorous acid, water, and sodium chloride. Give your complexion a spritz of this trio to cleanse, soothe redness, and calm irritation. Reviewers even *swear* by this product for combatting maskne!

    before and after of model with red skin on left and visibly less red skin on right

    12. Alleyoop Pen Pal is an eyeliner, lip liner, highlighter, AND eyebrow pencil packed into one tool. Consider this an adult upgrade of the multi-color pen you adored scribbling with in middle school.

    13. Peripera Ink Velvet Lip Tint contains a lightweight (but buildable!) formula that provides rich pigment in one swipe, not feeling cake-y like the matte lipsticks you've splurged on in the past. Extra kudos are in order for a ~precision applicator~ that makes filling in your Cupid's Bow a breeze.

    14. Finger Puffs for easily applying (or retouching) foundation, blush, concealer, highlighter, and more — all without having to lug around bulky brushes.

    15. Replica Memory Box Perfume Set contains mini versions of the brand's iconic scents, think Jazz Club (lemon, pink pepper, neroli oil, rum, vanilla) and Bubble Bath (rose, jasmine, lavender). It also gives you a chance to ~test out~ potentials before splurging on a full-sized bottle. As we'd say in the shopping business: a win-win.

    the perfumes

    16. Frange Puff is a dry shampoo with a powder formula, one that's *far* superior to the ghosts of aerosol's past. A brush applicator makes it easy to refresh your scalp — all without having to battle a) white residue caked onto your fingertips or b) needing to break out the paddle brush. Plus, it's compact enough for any carry-on.

    17. Hair Finish Stick tames baby hairs and flyaways with a plant-based gel formula. The best part? This formula is non-greasy, completely transparent, the mascara wand makes it super easy to apply, and will make your 'do look more polished with basically no effort required.

    18. Maybelline Instant Age Rewind uses goji berry and Haloxyl for an immediate brightening effect — because no one needs to know that you binged The Office last night. Just a quick swipe of this (there's an attached sponge applicator so no need to worry about packing a brush) and *poof* your dark circles are now a thing of the past.

    19. Wet Brush Minis are designed with flexible bristles to detangle your (very tangled) 'do without painfully pulling chunks of hair out in the process. Goodbye, in-flight knots that have mysteriously appeared even though I haven’t moved my head in… several hours.

    20. Tower 28 Beauty BeachPlease Lip + Cheek Cream Blush is the ultimate two-in-one product. A sun-kissed glow is yours with just a few quick and buildable swipes, the hues are impeccable, and reviewers rave about the unreal lasting power. ::adds terra-cotta shade to cart::

    21. Smashbox Photo Edit Eyeshadow Trio turns smoky eye dreams into reality with pigmented-but-blendable shades that are truly matte — no shimmer, no fallout. And did I mention that the included primer helps your look last for hours? Because it does.

    the palette

    22. The Balm Mad Lash Mascara uses a clump-free, lengthening formula to upgrade your lash game stat. One coat gives you the whole "your lashes but better" look, but two coats? Everyone will just assume you're wearing falsies. It's that good.

    23. Batiste Dry Shampoo is capable of making your 'do look freshly washed when, midway through your birthday dinner, your hair starts to look — how do I put this — stringy. Grease? You don't know her.

    reviewer showing the bottle

    24. Nudestix Mini Beachy Nudes Kit can be used as blush, lipstick, eyeshadow, and everything in-between thanks to three versatile hues: bronzed nude, orange coral, and nude-pink champagne.

    25. La Fresh Makeup Remover Cleansing Face Wipes are infused with vitamin E and available in individually sized packets, meaning you can stash one in your purse to cleanse your face of dirt, oil, and makeup.

    26. Biodegradable Goodwipes Really Big Body Wipes are made with tea tree oil, peppermint, aloe, and ginseng that will leave your skin feeling refreshed, clean, and not dry or sticky. Plus, they're lavender-scented, which basically sets you up for ultimate relaxation and a quick post-run, pre-brunch freshening up.

    hand holding the body wipes in front of the ocean

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