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Where to Shop: Beauty Essentials

Updated 10:50 AM EST, Wed, Nov 11, 2009

US Weekly Contributor Jill Martin shows us some of the beauty essentials to keep in your handbag (or office desk drawer) for quick fixes on the go.

Ms and Mrs. Special Occasion Survival Kits

Whether you're getting married, having a baby or prepping for a first date, you can get all your essentials in cute "survival kits," which include everything from cosmetics to breath mints. 
$10-$49 at

the Balm Pick-Up Liners

This set of mini eye pencils are water-resistant and come in three romantic shades -- Romeo (smoky gray), Don Juan (deep black) and Casanova (rich brown).
 $19 at Sephora

e.l.f. Super Glossy Lipgloss

Keep glossy lips at the ready with these lipgloss charms from Eyes Lips Face.
 $5 for 5


Smokin' Eyes Makeup Kit
Achieve the perfect smoky eye with this mini kit from Benefit. 
$36 at

Mini Hair Iron/Hairdryer

You'll never struggle to tote your hairdryer on vacation again.
$39.99-$79.99 at Ricky's Stores 

Oscar Blandi Dry Shampoo
You can prolong the time between hair washes with his uber-convenient dry shampoo.
 $11 (1oz) at Sephora

Oscar Blandi Pronto Colore Root Touch-Up and Highlighting Pen
Save money (and time) with this secret hair weapon -- a pen that does quick root and highlight touches.
$23 at Sephora

First Published: Oct 23, 2009 3:11 PM EST

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