Don't put yourself in the position where you're scrambling to find something that would make for a decent moisturizer in your boyfriend's bathroom. Instead, prep early on by assembling a grab-and-go pouch for nights when you're pretty sure you won't be coming home. Here are seven things to pack in yours (aside from a toothbrush, of course!):
At the start of the night, leave a pack of cleansing tissues within hand's reach. You'll thank yourself later when you're too exhausted (or sore) to get up to remove your makeup.
Sephora Collection Express Cleansing Wipes, P308/10 sheets, Sephora Philippines
Since packing your entire collection of essences, serums, and creams just isn't an option, make do with a luxurious oil instead. Use this all-around product to moisturize your face post-wash (pat it on while your face is still damp), and to tame flyaway hair. Pre-sexy time, dab it on your décolletage for a gorgeous glow he'll love.
Laura Mercier Infusion de Rose Nourishing Oil, P3,050/30mL, Rustan's The Beauty Source, Shangri-La Mall
Stash a pack of wipes in your purse to freshen up with (helpful if you forgot to bring extra underwear). This one is mildly scented to leave you feeling clean, and is pH balanced so it won't wreak havoc on sensitive skin.
pH Care Feminine Wipes in Passionate Bloom, P55/10 sheets, Robinsons Supermarket
You know perfectly well you won't be getting any sleep, but the rest of the world doesn't have to. Fake a wide-awake gaze and de-puff tired eyes with this silky, balmy eye cream packed with firming and brightening ingredients.
Algenist Complete Eye Renewal Balm, P3,550/15mL, Rustan's The Beauty Source, Shangri-La Mall
Maintain that lit-from-within after-sex glow well until the next day by touching up with a cushion compact. We love the built-in SPF in this one—protection is everything, after all.
Banila Co. V-V Bouncing Cushion SPF50+ PA+++, P1,825, SM North EDSA
Multi-purpose color stick
No need to lug around your bulky makeup kit! Instead, achieve a healthy flush, just-bitten lips, and a sheer wash of color over lids with an all-in-one stick. This shade is flattering on every skin tone!
Missha Coloring Multi-Stick in Honey Peach, P610, Althea Philippines
You could steal some of your guy's perfume, but the musky, manly scent probably won't fly with you. A tiny roll-on bottle, on the other hand, will barely take up space in your kit and will revitalize you for the day ahead.
L’Occitane Verbena Eau de Toilette Roll-On, P1,350/10mL, Trinoma
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