The Beauty Essentials You Need

There are so many beauty products on the market these days that it is sometimes difficult to know what you need and what you don’t. That’s why you need to curate a list of beauty essentials. These are the products every girl shouldn’t go without, and they’re must-haves for your beauty bag.

While you may already have some of these items floating around in your bathroom cabinets, some of them you may not. Get out your checklist and be ready to find out what beauty essentials you need RN.

Beauty Products You Need!

Looking great doesn’t mean that you have to spend a lot of money. There are plenty of affordable, high-quality products available. 

If you are unsure of a particular product, read reviews before buying it. Reviews are a sure-fire way to get honest opinions from people who have already tried the product. Otherwise, you can just try out products until you find your holy grails. 

♡ Makeup Remover and Exfoliant

A good makeup remover is essential in removing minimal or heavy makeup. Never sleep in your makeup. Doing so can leave you with clogged pores, acne, and dull skin, and who wants that? 

Our Cotton Candy Cloths are reusable makeup remover cloths that gently remove stubborn makeup without the use of harsh chemicals. Use the “Cleanse” side of the cloth to remove makeup and flip to “Exfoliate” on the opposite side to reveal a healthy glow. The best part? Toss them into the washer after use because these can be reused again and again.

♡ Daily Facial Moisturizer

Every skin type needs a daily moisturizer. The trick is to choose a moisturizer that is specifically formulated for your skin type—read the labels. Opt for fragrance-free and alcohol-free options when available, regardless of your skin type.

♡ Oily skin? Avoid moisturizers containing mineral oil and petrolatum because these ingredients will clog your pores. Choose a moisturizer that is lightweight and oil-free.
    ♡ Dry Skin? For dry skin, you want to opt for a moisturizer that contains both humectants and occlusives. Say what? 

      Humectants (AHAs, hyaluronic acid, salicylic acid) supply your skin with moisture, and occlusives (petroleum, oil) lock the moisture in. They work together to moisturize your skin for max results.

      ♡ Combination Skin? Combo skin tends to be oily in some areas and dry in others. Look for labels that contain non-comedogenic oils, natural humectants, and ceramides. Avoid synthetic humectants, shea butter, and mineral oils.

        ♡ Body Lotion

        Keep your skin silky and soft with a good body lotion, especially after shaving. Peptides, glycerine, and fatty acids are just a few nurturing ingredients to look for in a good body lotion.

        ♡ Shampoo and Conditioner

        Shampoo and conditioner are the most important things you will put on your hair. You don’t have to spend a lot of money, but choosing a pair that works for your hair type is key. 

        By using a shampoo and conditioner that is right for your hair type, you are setting yourself up for a good hair day. Shampoo and conditioner work together to balance the pH in your hair. Look for gentle products formulated without parabens, so you can avoid all that nasty stuff. 

        ♡ Dry Shampoo

        Dry shampoo is ahhh-mazing! On those days when you don’t have time to wash your hair, dry shampoo will sweep in and save the day.

        Dry shampoo is a dry powder spray that works by absorbing oil from the scalp and freshening your tresses without water. It provides volume and prolongs your style so that you can skip wash day every once in a while.

        Just remember that not all dry shampoo is created equal. Make sure that the one you choose doesn’t cast a white powdered hue on your locks. 

        ♡ Neutral Eyeshadow Palette

        A neutral eyeshadow palette is a super versatile must-have. In a quick swipe, you can have a put-together day look, or you can swipe on several layers of a darker shade on for an evening vibe. 

        ♡ Mascara, Lashes, or Both

        Every girl loves a good, voluminous lash, so mascara is a must in your beauty bag. Depending on your individual lash needs, most girls opt for a volumizing and lengthening mascara. 

        Waterproof mascara is nice for an occasional day at the pool or beach, but daily wear of this type of mascara can become damaging to your lashes. The ingredients used to make waterproof mascara contain waxes and silicones that have a drying effect on the lashes. So stick to standard mascara for the most part, and only pull out the waterproof when you’re hitting the pool. 

        If faux lashes are your thing, Glamnetic magnetic lashes are it for your makeup routine.

        They come in a variety of sizes, volumes, and colors, and you can even specifically pick a lash that works with your eye shape. 

        Magnetic lashes are gentler than glue-on false lashes. This is because magnetic liner doesn’t contain the same harsh chemicals that glue does. It also makes for an easy-on, easy-off process that will leave you wondering why you struggled with sticky fingers for so long.  

        ♡ Eyebrow Pencil or Powder

        Everyone loves a good brow, and fluffy, bold brows are totally trending right now. There are so many amazing brow products on the market today that it shouldn’t be difficult to find one that’s right for you. 

        Whether you opt for a pencil, powder, or gel, choose one that is close to your hair color for a natural look.

        ♡ Powder

        Face powder is a staple, especially if you have oily or combination skin. Choose one that blends with your natural skin tone, and use it to set your makeup for those long days. 

        To find the right shade, blend the powder right at your jawline. If the powder blends seamlessly without being seen, you’ve chosen the right color. 

        Powder foundation is also a good choice if you need a little more coverage than loose powder yields.

        ♡ Blush

        Blush gives you a subtle healthy glow that just makes you feel good. It brightens your complexion and provides a fresh-faced look whether you feel like slaying the day or not. Keep a few shades of blush on hand, and show everyone just how bright and beautiful you are. 

        ♡ Tinted Lip Gloss

        Where would we be without this staple? Lip gloss keeps your kisser moisturized and plump.

        Speaking of plump, there are lots of glosses with plumping power to choose from. Some are clear, and others give you a little pop of color, so it all depends on what you’re in the mood for. The secret to finding the perfect gloss is simply to choose what you like. 

        ♡ Sunscreen

        You need it; we need it; everyone needs it. The American Academy of Dermatology recommends using an SPF of 30 or higher to protect yourself from harmful UV rays and more.

        ♡ A Signature Scent

        A light signature perfume will always make you feel fresh and put together. Just a spritz will do, but you’ll be feeling like a rockstar in no time.

        ♡ A Good Mani

        Having your nails manicured just plain feels good. Whether you do them yourself, go to a salon, or apply press-on nails, it feels amazing to look down and see trendy manicured nails.

        Glamnetic designed press-on nails in a variety of lengths, shapes, and styles. If you aren’t familiar with press-on nails, take the nail quiz to determine which set is right for you. You’ll love how put-together you look with these bad boys on. 

        It doesn’t have to cost a lot to feel like a million bucks.

        If you’re still unsure about how to choose some of these essentials for yourself, read reviews.

        We at Glamnetic believe in a world where beauty is accessible, effortless, and fun for all. We do that through our dedication to creating products that you want.



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