Tuesday, July 13, 2010

A Makeup Bag That Keeps Everything In Its Place!

Ill be honest and say that every makeup bag Ive ever bought has been to give away as a gift and the only makeup bags I own were given to me as gifts. I'm the type of girl that will put her makeup in Ziplocs when traveling if I have to...*gasp* I know horrible for a MUA to admit right?

I could never find one that satisfied all my needs and fit my brushes well enough so they didn't come out misshapen when I went to use them. I am happy to say I have found one that has come pretty damn close to my ideal makeup bag!

Introducing the Dickies Pencil Pouches! Available in some funky colors and patterns.
I happen to choose the multi-color square pixel case on the far left.

When the case arrived I noticed it was bigger than I had imagined, measuring 8" long by approx 3.5" wide this case holds a lot of makeup!


There are 2 compartments which I love! The bottom one holds my brushes perfectly without squishing them which is important and the top holds more than enough for a weekend trip but with plenty of room to add extras for a longer stay away.



What I liked:
  • The size - it fits my brushes perfectly and has a big pouch up top.
  • The LIFETIME warranty!!! No need to worry if a zipper goes wonky!
  • The 2 compartments
  • The funky designs
What I Disliked:
  • The size.. while I like it for travel its much to big to use as an everyday bag in my purse
  • The color selection. While I like the funky colors I almost wish they had more "grown up" color & design choices
  • That it was SO difficult to find information on these Dickies cases online, although their twitter and Facebook are quite active.
I will be bringing this makeup bag with me on my trip to the west coast this week no doubt about that! These babies can also double as a pencil case for those in school and are available for a cool $4.99 at a Zellers near you :)



* These products were sent by Dickies Backpacks for consideration however all reviews are based on my honest opinions.
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6 comments:

NancyPower on July 13, 2010 at 11:07 AM said...

I love this!!! Great idea and so cute, yes more pattern would be better but it is such a great way to stay organized!

April on July 13, 2010 at 1:53 PM said...

You are coming to the west coast?? Where??? If you are in my neck of the woods, lets have coffee!! :o)

Farah on July 13, 2010 at 2:10 PM said...

Nancy its actually really great and only 4.99 you would love it!

April where do you live? Ill be in Vancouver and seattle i would love to meet up!!!

rasilla on July 13, 2010 at 2:50 PM said...

I have something like this from a GWP with clinique a few years back...
I thought it was great cause of hte brush compartment on the bottom...but its so dirty that its been tossed.

but 4.99?! omg I can have one in my collection again XD

April on July 14, 2010 at 6:30 AM said...

Aww .. I am in Portland, Oregon. Too far of a trip for coffee. Bummer!! Have a great trip though!!

lucky on July 18, 2010 at 3:08 PM said...

great tip... love this idea!

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