Beauty On-the-Go: The Only 8 Products You Need in Your Bag

Sometimes it seems like we’re carrying our entire beauty arsenal in our handbags. That’s a lot of poundage. Instead of schlepping around all those unnecessary “necessities,” consider thoughtfully curating your makeup pouch. Which essentials do you need for touch-ups? What megastar products can you rely on in case of an emergency (of the beauty variety)? Which items can take you from day into night?

The key is to pick out your absolute must-haves, along with a few compact, multitasking products. We suggest starting with these eight on-the-go beauty products that’ll keep you looking fresh-faced and beautiful, no matter where your day takes you.