Multi-tasking makeup products for women on-the-go

Makeup sticks are handbag-friendly so there’s no chance of a foundation or eyeshadow destroying your handbag.

Whether you might be dropping the little ones to school or running to work, trying to apply make-up in a rush can be tricky. If you are looking for a makeup products that will save you time in the mornings, then makeup sticks are definitely worth testing out. Makeup sticks are mess-free which means that you can apply them straight to the skin and don’t have to worry about pouring out foundation onto the back of your hand or onto a brush. Makeup sticks are perfect if you are on-the-go and are looking for something that is quick and easy to apply. Stick products are really buildable so can still offer light to full coverage. They also can be applied both with a makeup brush or with warm fingers, so are handbag-friendly!

Yves Saint Laurent All Hours foundation stick (Brown Thomas, €39.50)


No7 Pop and Glow cream blush stick (Boots, €14 each)


Alex Steinherr Plump and Glow: Facial in a Stick (Penneys, €6)


MAC Studio Fix Perfecting concealer stick (Arnotts, €21)


bare Minerals eyeshadow sticks (Debenhams, €23)

Smashbox Photo Finish mattify primer stick (Boots, €25)



Carter Beauty Throw Shade duo contour stick (Sam McCauley pharmacy, €4.95)