With all the beauty goods available out there, admit it, you’re constantly on the lookout for a bigger kit that will fit all your daily essentials. But if you're the type who would rather tote around a teeny-tiny purse, then we have just the items that will solve your arsenal problems—sticks! These days, a stick doesn’t only mean tubes of lippies because if you stop to take notice, there’s a tiny (even chubby) rod for just about every part of your face. Uh-huh, a product or three exists to take on your lips, brows, eyes, and even blemishes! If you want a way out of your bulky stash, we suggest you ready your sharpeners, and scroll down for a list that will turn your kit into, well, a pencil case.
This just in! Max Factor introduces new precision targeted Colour Corrector Sticks, the answer to all your skin’s imperfections. There are six sticks to choose from: The Reducer, for neutralizing red spots and blotches; The Revitaliser, for banishing dullness or yellow skin, The Brightener, for those dark under eye circles; The Balancer, that comes in two shades for evening out dark spots, and The Illuminator, for highlighting those cheek and brow bones.
We love the BYS Lip Colour Stick because we’ve proven that it is long lasting! It guarantees a pout with a serious punch of color you won’t be able to resist.
If you’re really looking for a product that will save you space, then opt for dual purpose ones. Covergirl’s newest twist on balm is the Lip Perfection Jumbo Gloss Balm. Delivering a subtle amount of color and shine, this is a makeup must-have for the woman on-the-go.
A lot of beauty girls swear by the fan-favorite Chubby Stick. Perfect for a long day of meetings, there will be no need to keep on re-applying with this tried and tested offering from Clinique.
Get the ease of a lipstick with the precision of a pencil available in eight stunning matte hues that will surely brighten up any day with Bobbi Brown's Art Sticks.
For that no makeup look, Happy Skin's Shut Up & Kiss Me trio that comes in basic colors is what you need. Make these the new staples in your arsenal.
If you just want an everyday balm sans the shine, you should try Pixi Cosmetics' Tinted Brilliance Balm. It will go well with anything!
We want you ladies to be lip liner converts like us. Read our article on the real deal on lip liners and grab yourself one of these Slim Lip Pencils from NYX.
No need for a brush or an applicator when you have your eye shadow in a stick. Check out BeYu’s Color Biggie Long-lasting creamy eyeshadow the will shamelessly flatter your peepers with just a few swipes. Oh, did we mention they’re also water-resistant? Yup! They’re perfect for the outrageously fickle weather here in the Philippines.
Shu Uemura urges all you fab ladies to have fun with makeup through their rainbow colored Drawing Pencils. With 21 intense shades to choose from (that comes in four textures), this selection is perfect for those who appreciate punchy hues on their eyes.
Laura Mercier's Caviar Stick comes in 24 fun and glam colors that will create the right amount of drama you want with your eyes. With its lightweight texture that glides on and adheres to the eyelid perfectly, allow its tips to adorn the windows to your soul.
You want perfect arches? NARS has the product for exactly that. The Brow Perfector, as it is aptly called, is a velvety eyebrow pencil that is made to create a seamless definition of the eyebrows with precision and ease.
Every beauty kit needs a pencil eye liner in the basic color, black. MAC's Eye Kohl reveals a silky-smooth, matte/pearl finish that is what you should look for in a pencil.
Want an eye-catching smolder but don't know how to do smoky eyes? Then the colored liner is your best bet. Line your lids with either one of the three Eye of Horus Eye Pencils (Emerald Tabula, Lazuli Blue, Jewel Amethyst), and we assure you it's all you'll need. By the way, the best part about these babies? They don't smudge! You can wash them off easily without the need to worry about the color spreading or dripping down to your under eyes.