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The Party Edit: Clutch Bag Essentials

Packing everything into your clutch can be quite an arduous task. Once you’ve found room for your phone, keys and money, there’s often little room for anything else. And for cosmetic lovers like us, everything is essential. We’ve rounded up some clutch bag essentials that are perfect for when space is limited.

The Mini Mirror

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The ultimate clutch bag essential, the mini mirror is the only accessory you need to make sure your make up stays in place all night long. This two-sided mirror by Elle Macpherson comes complete with a surrounding LED light to keep you picture perfect come day or night.

The Lipstick

If there’s one thing that needs retouching throughout the night it’s the lipstick. But don’t waste precious space in your clutch bag with a clumpy product. Add a touch luxury with Laura Geller’s Luscious Lips Liquid Lipstick, a highly pigmented colour with long-wearing, full coverage finish. Infused with Vitamin E, the non-sticky formula glides effortlessly along the lips providing a semi-matt finish.

The Compact

Touch up any makeup slippage throughout the night with this Elizabeth Arden Flawless Finish Sponge on Cream Makeup. The creamy foundation glides over the skin for a flawless, even-toned look that lasts all night long. Infused with Micronized Diamond Powder, the cream works to instantly minimise the look of fine lines, pores and imperfections.

The Six Piece Makeup Collection

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Combining three baked eyeshadows with a shimmering highlighter, Laura Geller’s Glam On The Go Palette is a six piece makeup collection for the face, eyes and lips. Housed in a travel-friendly mirrored compact, the set is the perfect way to achieve flawless makeup from office to drinks.

The Brush

Well tamed locks are the key to looking pristine. Whilst it might take up a little extra room in your clutch, this expert detangler is an addition work making room for. The brushes’ design has been created to fit perfectly in to your hand, whilst it’s flexible bristle glide effortlessly through the hair to smooth and detangle without snagging.



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