In my beauty bag: Monika Barton
Makeup & Skincare
Monika Barton is the co-host of kids show Sticky TV, weekdays at 3pm on FOUR.
Despite being surrounded by boys at work, Monika keeps her handbag full of all the girly necessities.
IF WE WERE TO EMPTY OUT YOUR HANDBAG, WHAT WOULD WE FIND?
"iPhone (AKA, lifeline), a shabby wallet with only about half as many studs on it as it started off with, headphones, gloves, sunglasses, keys, lip-gloss (for when I can't be bothered), lipstick (for when I can!), mascara, and about 7,000 bobby pins that I know are there, but seem to always elude me when I need them!"
WHAT BEAUTY PRODUCTS ARE IN YOUR BAG?
"I find if I carry too much of my make-up in my bag it gets sucked into a mysterious black hole and I never see it again - so I keep it minimal:
Lucas Paw Paw Ointment - great for lips, but useful for any scratches, cuts, dry skin, or almost anything else you could think of! It's like the superhero of ointments.
M.A.C Satin Lipstick in Media - It's a beautiful colour but takes me forever to put on...why can't I colour in between the lines?! Worth it though, for a quick way to fancy up.
Revlon Grow Luscious Plumping Mascara - My absolute staples are mascara and lipgloss - so it's got to be good. I love this one because it goes on easily (without clumps) and comes off easily (on my make-up wipe!)
WHAT ARE YOUR FAVOURITE BEAUTY PRODUCTS?
"Natio Moisturiser. It smells like roses and makes my skin feel like velvet...what more could you want? Since my first haircut I feel as though I have been searching for something to replicate that 'just-walked-out-of-the-hairdresser-feeling', and I have found it! Moroccan Oil. It gives you the same silkiness, shine and delicious smell you pay big bucks for. And M.A.C Bare Study Paint Pot, who doesn't need a little iridescent shine in their lives!? I know I do; it goes on before your eye shadow and it makes your lids glow as though bathed in moonlight. Sigh! How romantic."
HOW DO YOU TREAT YOURSELF?
"Manicures! I recently got my first ever Shellac manicure, two weeks of no chips and no need to re-apply my nail polish is the gift that keeps on giving".
WHAT'S THE ONE PRODUCT YOU CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT?
"Lucas Paw Paw Ointment! Shiny, healthy lips never go out of style and I even used it the other night to cool down my lips after eating super spicy stir fry...is there anything it can't do!?"
- © Fairfax NZ News
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