Back-to-School Beauty: 10 Must-Haves You Need in Your Bag

As the new school year approaches, ahora es el tiempo to prepare your beauty bag with essentials that will help you with your beauty looks throughout the semester. Whether a student or a teacher, these top beauty items will ensure you're ready to face anything, from long study days to school events.

1. Lip Balm

Moisturizing your lips is a must year-round. Keep your lips hydrated with LUNA MAGIC's Lip Balm Duo, which lets you switch between cherry and mango, so you won't get bored with just one scent.


2. Dry Shampoo

When you're crunched for time and miss out on a wash day to study, go for dry shampoo like the popular (and affordable!) Batiste Dry Shampoo. A quick spritz will revive your hair between washes, adding volume and eliminating grease.

3. Classic Eyeshadow

You'll want an eyeshadow palette with the basics covered, like LUNA MAGIC's Desert Heat Mini Palette with the neutrals and shimmers you need. This travel-friendly eyeshadow palette lets you create effortless looks por el día o la noche.

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4. Concealer

A long night out with classmates? Banish tired eyes (or stress blemishes during exam season!) with a reliable and lightweight concealer, like E.L.F's Hydrating Camo Concealer, which is long-wear and crease-proof. It's a must-have for faking it 'til you make it, no matter how late the study sessions go.

5. Mascara

This makeup go-to is a must whether you want to open up your eyes during the day or add extra volume for a more dramatic look at night.

6. Blotting Papers

Long day of classes means touchups. Combat excess shine with the ever-so-portable Fenty Beauty’s Invisimatte Blotting Paper that will keep your makeup fresh throughout the day. The compact looks like a tube of lipstick so it’s convenient and chic to carry around.

7. Travel-Size Perfume

Carry a travel-size fragrance in your bag to keep you feeling and smelling fresh no matter where your classes or friends take you. Need some inspo? Pick up Gucci Bloom Eau de Parfum For Her Rollerball that encapsulates a classic floral scent that works year-round.

8. Hand Sanitizer

Maintain good hygiene with a portable hand sanitizer that fits perfectly in your bag, like Touchland, which offers thin packaging for easy carrying and a large array of delightful scents from coco to sandía. You won’t have that antiseptic hand sanitizer smell we all know too well.

9. Feminine Hygiene Products

For the ladies — be prepared for any situation with a stash of tampons, pads, or menstrual cups, ensuring comfort and protection. Support Black-owned brands like Honey Pot and pick up their line of plant-derived feminine care.

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10. Multi-Purpose Balm

Many of us are familiar with la magia of Vaseline. Well, you don’t have to carry around a large tub of it, but you can have its stick alternative handy. The Vaseline Cocoa Shimmer Jelly Stick can be used to moisturize dry skin, tame flyaways, and even add a touch of highlight to your cheekbones.

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