Mary Poppins may have subtly suggested that a purse is a place where necessity meets convenience. Also, that it might contain anything and everything that might be useful for any given day of toting it around. Yet, of all the world’s mysteries, there needs to be more literature and examination on one of the greatest wonders of all: the contents of one’s makeup bag.
This glorious receptacle is where essentials are personally handpicked by the carriers’ preference, beauty needs, and desires.
As beauty products continue to flood the shelves, brands old and new make their case for the best formulas, must-haves, and overall essentials. Because every person has their own skin type, challenges, genetics, and preferences—there could really be anything in there.