By Grace Gavilanes
Updated Aug 26, 2014 @ 5:10 pm
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Below is an excerpt from "The Makeup Items Every Woman Needs in Her Kit," which originally appeared on POPSUGAR BEAUTY. Read the full story at

A woman's makeup kit is one of her most prized possessions. Believe it or not: a small makeup bag fit for travel is usually packed with many secrets. How do your lashes get so long? (Falsies.) Did you lose some weight? (Contouring palette.) How did you get that glow? (Highlighter.) Click through to see the items every woman needs in her vanity based on skill level.