Packing for an Outstation Wedding: Makeup Items in my Kit !

by mehak on July 1, 2014

in Reviews

Hellloo girlies. I am writing to you from Starbucks, in Brigade Road in Bangalore as i sip on my Mocha Java Chip and enjoy the awesome weather here away from the Delhi Heat ! The reason I am here is that one of the boys good friends is tieing the knot and its just been three days of non stop party (outfit  posts from the weddings coming soon!) . Anyway, this is what I packed in my makeup kit for this wedding.

Side note: The boy insisted on doing his packing at 4:00 am because he wanted to watch the soccer match on tv. I ofcourse slept by then and he did all his packing…only to come t bangalore and realise that while he has packed his suits, he hasn;t carried a single t shirt/ shirt. Go figure.

Side note 2: Sorry in advance for bad photos. These were clicked in the wee hours of the night

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packing-outstation-makep-kit (7)-001From left: Nyx Spellbound , Deborah Lipstick 19, Mac Mehr lipstick (wore this for the sangeet yesterday as a nude), Colorbar Nude Coral (on my lips every single day).  Mac Dreaming Dahlias (wearing it to lunch today), Shiseido Perfect rouge 142.

My rule with lipsticks when attending weddings is you need one in a reddish tone (Shiseido), one hot pink (Nyx), a pink nude, and a peach nude (Mehr and Nude Coral respectively), a bright peachy coral (Dazzling Dahlia) and a regular mid tone pink (Deborah)

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Blushes I’m carrying: Nars Orgasm (this looks so lovely with Indian wear) , Mac Peachtwist, Mac Dolly mix and Maybelline Dream Touch Mousse Blush. Nars Orgasm is what I was wearing yesterday as it complements the paleness of Mac mehr lipstick perfectly. Dollymix is an instant face brightener and peachtwist is super versatile. The Maybelline one is one of my all time fav blushes so had to carry that one

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Face stuff: Bobbi Brown Tinted Eye Brightener (though I wish i carried something with heavier coverage cos the partying till 3:00 am is giving me circles this cant conceal), Mac Face& Body Foundation, Sigma Flat top Kabuki , Regular blush brush from New U and two coastal scents brushes for eyeshadows

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For the eyes: In terms of shadows I only need these two- the Coastal Scents Revealed Pallette and the Bourjois Color Edition 24 H Eyeshadow pot in Khaki Green . The CS pallette has me covered for anything ranging from gold, to bronze, to peach and I was contemplating doing an olive green eye for one of the events so I carried the eyeshadow pot from bourjois!

Other Eye Products Im carrying:

  • Maybelline Collosal Kajal
  • Sephora Eye Pencil in blue (Did a soft, smudgy eye with this yesterday)
  • Bobbi Brown Eye Pencil in Amethyst

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More face stuff: The Avon CC Cream (Im still testing this out so no comments as of now), Loreal UV Perfect Even Complexion Moisturizer (HOLY GRAIL), Kiehls Midnight Recovery Concentrate, Deborah Atomic Mat Lipstick in 03, and Clinique High Impact Mascara

Highlighters Im carrying:

  • Benefit Finding Mr Bright
  • Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick



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{ 27 comments… read them below or add one }

mily July 1, 2014 at 2:31 pm

yesterday i bought my 4th bottle of loreal even complexion TM……haha..boys and their “trying” to multitask skills….


Clothes and Creativity July 1, 2014 at 2:45 pm

Such a fun post! Looking forward to seeing all the fancy wedding outfits!

PS: Lucky you, chilling in Bangalore, one of the perks of being your own boss. :)

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Krupa July 1, 2014 at 3:17 pm

Perfect time to have a wedding. Its not too hot here in Bangalore. Its been raining and the weather has started to cool.


Krithi July 1, 2014 at 3:59 pm

Welcome to my city


Manasi July 1, 2014 at 4:13 pm

nice post…excited to see you in wedding outfit :)


Shivi@COSMOCHICS July 1, 2014 at 4:15 pm

I never use to carry brushes but then got a small brush set from TBS and I carry that!
For a wedding all the stuff is completly justified :)


The PinkTrends July 1, 2014 at 4:45 pm

Welcome to Bangalore.. you have come at right is behaving better these days :)..


Shailja@BeABrideEveryday July 1, 2014 at 4:58 pm

Mocha java chip from starbucks is fav :) :)


Gunjan Mittal July 1, 2014 at 5:11 pm
Soujanya July 1, 2014 at 5:13 pm

Welcome to Bangalore :) Enjoy the awesome weather :)


E July 1, 2014 at 6:58 pm

So, I hope you applied for leave from your boss! I heard she’s quite strict with that :P hahaha have fun at the wedding! Looking forward to your outfit posts and bookmarking this post for when I finally decide to get into the dark world of makeup. Very informative post.

(Soccer > packing any day :P)


Simran@leavepillow July 1, 2014 at 7:13 pm

great post and enjoy awesome weather and yes boys can do anything..


Anusha July 1, 2014 at 7:35 pm

Nice post Mehak, lov your lipstick collection I mean the shade range.


Namitha July 1, 2014 at 7:40 pm

You are in Bangalore? Welcome! :D The weather is a darling, I know! While you are here, don’t miss out on good food ^_^


Harine July 1, 2014 at 7:43 pm

Wow.. what a selection of products. .. great post ..


Himani July 1, 2014 at 9:31 pm

I loved the logic behind d selection of d lipsticks ;) So copying it ;)


fiona furtado July 1, 2014 at 10:14 pm

I hope you are having a lovely time at the wedding and in Bangalore.


Swati July 1, 2014 at 11:46 pm

Great post! I hope you had a good time here in Bangalor. The weather is just fantastic now :)


A Golden Tulip July 2, 2014 at 1:12 am many items, cant wait for the outfit and makeup break down posts.. enjoy the city and the wedding.



Kayennat July 2, 2014 at 7:27 am

You’re very restrained in your packing. Such a skill :)


laks July 2, 2014 at 10:37 am

Have a great time. cant wait to see the outfit posts :D


pinkvanitybox July 2, 2014 at 12:41 pm

ooo..I am so excited to see pictures of the wedding..hope you are having good time..and i love such posts..


Vini @dndb July 2, 2014 at 1:32 pm

The Lipshade details were much needed!! Loved this detailed post! Can’t wait for the outfits!


Vidya July 3, 2014 at 11:49 am

Which shade number is the Maybelline blush? Dying to catch your outfit posts … Welcome to my city … Would love to meet you if you had the time and I can get away from work …. :D


TA July 4, 2014 at 10:49 am

Great post Mehak. I need some of those packing skills :)


Manali July 4, 2014 at 7:24 pm

I soo envy you lipstick collection… great post!!!


Isha July 20, 2014 at 6:27 pm

Great website Mehak! Really appreciate all the help. Where did you buy the NARS blush and the flat kabuki brush from? I have searched everywhere in Delhi but alas! Please help


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