Back To School Beauty Buys For An A+ Start To The Year


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Now that the days of summer are quickly coming to an end, it is time to start packing up and move back into the school groove. You are probably starting to realize you aren’t fully stocked up with everything you need in your makeup kit to be fully prepared for the upcoming semester. Here are five must-have back to school beauty buys to help you step into the classroom with a refreshed, wide awake visage.


Benefit Cosmetics BADgal Lash Mascara $13: This intense, black mascara is said to create a full set of voluminous lashes. With its oversize brush, this matte black mascara claims to create large and dramatic eyelashes. The mini size bottle is perfect to throw into your makeup bag or purse to use at any time.


philosophy Purity Made Simple One-Step Facial Cleansing Cloths, $20: These easy-to-use, soft facial cleansing cloths are said to wash away any sort of dirt, makeup or oil, and are also ideal for any skin type. The convenient pack of 30 wipes will fit simply into any sort of makeup bag or backpack.


NARS Blush/Bronzer Duo $30: This double duo compact features both a bronzer and blush in a convenient sized palette to take with you on the go. Comprised of NARS’ signature blush and all-season Laguna bronzer, the double duty beauty product can be re-applied at any time to create an effortless glow.


Stella McCartney POP Rollerball $30: Said to be bold and authentic, this Stella McCartney roll on perfume is perfect for any student on-the-go to quickly freshen themselves. The scent claims to be a floral and woodsy essence, which is comprised of top notes of tomato leaves, violet leaves, and green mandarin. Meanwhile, the heart notes include heart notes of violet, tuberose, and plumeria, with base notes of sandalwood, cedarwood, and musks.


Laura Mercier Lip Glace $30:  This lip glace by Laura Mercier describes itself as a sheer, high-shine nude gloss that can be worn throughout any season. The bare Baby colour can be worn alone, or paired over a lip stick to create luster to your lips. After all, a nude and natural looking gloss is perfect for a natural beauty look which is suitable for the school day.