9 Makeup Essentials You Need for a Weekend in the Hamptons!

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Jan. 28 2015, Updated 2:42 p.m. ET

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Packing a weekender bag of just clothing is hard enough for the girl who is always sartorially prepared. When you bring makeup into the picture, the task of packing for a weekend in the Hamptons turns impossible.

This year, board the bus that will drop you off in that glamorous, Kardashian-visited, beach town of your dreams with a cosmetics case filled only with simple summer glow essentials.

And while you’re at it, invest in a makeup case that doesn’t mimic the size of your carry-on. Try this chic find that features stackable layers! 

Inner Beauty Cosmetics Case, $20, 

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L'Oreal Paris Advanced Suncare Silky Sheer BB Face Lotion SPF

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No one wants to spend a warm summer day sweating off layers of foundation. Even your skin tone while protecting it from the sun with a tinted BB cream/SPF compilation. 

L’Oreal Paris Advanced Suncare Silky Sheer BB Face Lotion SPF 30, $11,

Nyx eye shadow

Metallic is hot. Go for the look in subtle shades that will go with just about anything and your glittery bikini! 

NYX Cosmetics Baked Eyeshadow in ‘Cosmos,’ ‘Creme,’ and ‘Rebel,’ $6 each,

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A little shimmer on the lower lashes? A sparkly cat-eye? The summer day-to-night options are endless with these creamy, smudgeproof eyeliner pencils.

Alluring Aquatic Pearlglide Intense Eyeliner, $17.50 each,

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Lights, Camera, Splashes! Waterproof Mascara

Tarte waterproof mascara

That refreshing dip in the pool won’t translate to dripping, messy mascara when you indulge in a product that curls and lengths your lashes at the same time, leaving you with one less cosmetics tool to pack and another excuse to flirt with the lifeguard. 

Lights, Camera, Splashes! Waterproof Mascara, $20,

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Honey Bronze Brilliance Powder

The body shop bronzer

Get the just-off-the-beach glow in seconds with this shimmery powder packaged in the handiest of ways.

Honey Bronze Brilliance Powder, $22, 

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Alba botanica lip blam

Don't forget to paint your pout with sun protection! This lip balm won't take up too much room in your cosmetics case and it's packed with nourishing ingredients like aloe and cocoa butter to keep your lips super soft and moisturzied. 

Very Emollient Sunscreen Lip Care SPF 25, $3,

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Urban decay lipstick

Nude lipstick is the LBD of makeup. It’s perfect when you’re trying to go au natural and seals the deal on a look built on a dramatic eye. This selection in a matte finish couldn’t be better for a weekend at the shore.

Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick in ‘Naked, $22, 

Eye makeup remover

The term vacation doesn't necessarily apply to taking off your eye makeup. Keep up the good habit of removing your shadow and eyeliner with this formula that is specialized to remove waterproof makeup that seems like it will stay put forever and ever. 

DECLÉOR Eye Make-Up Remover, $33,


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