Classic Beauty Tools Mama Always Has in Her Makeup Bag
A stray brow, shiny complexion, and chipped nails are no match for this Southern matriarch. Mama’s makeup bag essentials have her ready for battle—no matter what elements are thrown her way. She relies on her trusted army of beauty brands to ensure nary a hair is out of place. Take a page from mom’s makeup checklist for the must-have beauty tools that you should never leave home without.
Buy It: $8; sephora.com
Mama is not one for shine. A tissue works in a pinch, continue scrolling for more on that.
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In case of a stray brow hair or a teensy pull in a sweater, Mama is never caught without a Tweezer.
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A little volume around the face never hurt anyone. Few things are as dreadful to Mama as lackluster hair.
Lipstick in Her Signature Shade
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Chances are, it’s a pinkish hue. It’s likely a shade with a flowery name like Bright Hibiscus, Pink Azalea, or Pop of Peony.
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She never met a cheek that wouldn’t benefit from “just a bit of color."
Mini Hair Spray
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Pairs well with the teasing comb. Windswept hair is not Mama’s favorite look.
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Note: The neatly folded tissues within this little packet somehow always smell faintly of perfume. It’s probably those scented swatches from the fragrance counter at the department store that mama always tucks away in her pocket book.
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Mama takes great pride in her manicured hands. That’s why she’ll typically always have a bottle of Essie Ballet Slippers on-hand also.