THE ESSENTIAL 8 ($224 VALUE)

Rated 4.7 out of 5
Based on 43 reviews
Meet your new 5-minute face in a case.

After decades of dealing with complicated routines and heavy makeup bags, we created this simple, hardworking, all-in-one kit with everything you need from complexion to eye to lip in a case the size of a coffee cup. Say hello to mess-free, 2-in-1 makeup that's easy to use, carry and apply anytime, anywhere.
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What makes it unique

Save Time

Our Essential 8 routine takes only 5 minutes vs. the average 20+ minutes.

Save Space

Our bag fits in the palm of your hand and weighs only ½ pound when fully packed!

Your full face in a case

Each product features a built-in tool or applicator totalling a bag, 8 products plus 8 tools with everything you need in one set.

We are always

Clean
Cruelty-free
High quality Italian formulas
TSA approved

Problem

Makeup is not easy... It’s hard to apply!

Your makeup bag is a mess! It weighs several pounds, and it’s hard to carry around in your purse.

You have no time for makeup.

You don’t know what shades work for your coloring

Solution

Our products are simple, easy to use and designed for REAL people. Our formulas are cream-gel based so they glide on instantly. You can build the intensity and blend in seconds. Mistake-proof :)

Our makeup bag fits in the palm of your hand and only weighs ½ pound. Our products are neatly organized and easy to find.

Our routine is your full face in a case and only takes 5 minutes. It’s everything you need, nothing you don’t. We custom developed each product to have a complimentary tool so you don’t have to think.

We have a FREE Selfie Shade Match Service that offers custom product and shade matches based on your skin tone and preferences.

Testimonials

I love how easy it is! It’s all right there at my fingertips in the gorgeous bag so it really makes getting ready every morning SO much easier. This routine allows me to look more put together in a short period of time. Since it's so easy to use, I find myself wanting to use it everyday. Thank you!

- Virna

I love my trèStiQue routine! The packaging and products are so functional and intuitive that I can take them with me everywhere I go and on all my trips. I love the natural look and how it enhances my own look without putting a mask over my face that covers my personality.

- Maya

The best part about my trèStiQue routine is the way it fits it in my bag with all my kids’ stuff. It makes getting ready on-the-go faster, even with my 2 kids!

- Jane
- Virna
- Maya
- Jane

"i created
the essential
8 to solve a
problem"

"i created
the essential
8 to solve a
problem"

In the midst of building a career, traveling and starting a family, my beauty routine just couldn’t keep up. My makeup bag was messy, heavy and full of complicated products that didn’t perform the way I wanted them to. I knew we needed to re-evaluate the way we use, carry and apply makeup. So, I created The Essential 8 – your full makeup routine in the palm of your hand.

- Jennifer
co-founder

FAQ

Does it really take only 5 minutes?

Yes! Our cream-gel formulas blend easily and seamlessly in a short amount of time. All you have to do is draw on and blend, which means less time spent fixing mistakes or blending in your powders or liquids. You don’t have to be a makeup artist or use difficult techniques to get the results you want! All our full-size products come with a built-in makeup tool perfectly suited to the formula you're using. So you don't have to spend time finding the right brush or blender. Simply uncap, apply and blend and you’re ready to go! The makeup case also saves you time by holding all of your products upright so you can see everything you need at one time. It's everything you need right at your fingertips.

What if all 8 products don't work for me?

If you love some items in your Essential 8 routine but not all, not to worry! You can simply do a partial return for a partial refund. If you know there are some products in the Essential 8 you absolutely don't want, check out our Essential Mix instead! It offers all the benefits of the Essential 8 but is totally customizable, so you can build your makeup routine exactly the way you want it.

Why does the Essential 8 cost $175?

Our Essential 8 routine features 8 full-size makeup products, each with a custom built-in tool plus our Deluxe Le Pak makeup bag, which overall has a total value of $224. This means you're saving on buying new brushes, tools as well as a whole new makeup bag. These formulations are made in Italy, so they are high quality and high-performing. When you build your own Essential 8, you save over 20% for an all-in-one makeup routine!

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average rating 4.7 out of 5
Based on 43 reviews
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Reviewed by Karina L.
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Age Range
35 - 44
Skin Type
Combination
Rated 5 out of 5

Excellent purchase

I love these products. It fits easily into my purse and so easy to take if you travel. I love the colors and the ease of it. I will definitely be reordering this as soon as I run out.

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Reviewed by Anna M., from United States
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Rated 4 out of 5

The essentials

I really like the makeup. I wish I would have picked a different blush color.

The eyelash curler is difficult to get use to.

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trèStiQue

We offer free + easy exchanges within 60 days if you would like to try an alternative shade for our blush! :) In regards to our Mascara, to access the half-curler, first pull off the clear cap at top of tool. Push downward on lever at the back of half-curler to activate. Starting at outer corner of your eye, position your curler as close as possible to lash line (without pinching your skin). Push lever down to curl and hold for 3-5 seconds. Move across your entire eye to curl every section for as much lift and curve as you desire.

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Reviewed by Shayna, from United States
Rated 5 out of 5

Great products for busy professionals.

I’ve never felt confident in my makeup routine but now with tele-consults and zoom becoming the norm I have had to come face to face with, well, my face! The Trestique routine takes me five minutes and it all just works. I feel pulled together, professional, and ready for my day.

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Reviewed by Brittany L., from United States
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Rated 5 out of 5

Complete package

I’ve enjoyed my new makeup. Fun to put on, has everything I need in one case.

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Reviewed by Karen K., from United States
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Rated 3 out of 5

Just okay

Some of the products are great, some not so much. Love the built-in applicators. Very little amount of product in each stick for the money. Doesn’t seem like it will last very long

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Reviewed by Valerie A., from United States
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Rated 4 out of 5

Love the kit, but questions about shine....

Clever packaging, smartly designed. Its not quite a 5 minute process, but I think that I will get faster as I keep going.

The quality of the makeups are very nice, and my skin seems to tolerate everything really well. My only complaint is around the "finish." There's a bit of shine that requires some blotting so that the overall finish looks "matte" and not greasy. This is a typical issue for me with creme-based cosmetics. Would love any tips for this - my old "go to" was translucent powder to suppress shine, but that's not part of the "essentials" (should I assume it's not? Maybe I'm old fashioned!). I'd also appreciate tips on how to use the products so the "cover" lasts throughout the day.

Overall, I'm going to stick with the kit and try to work it into my routine. I'm in Zoom meetings 4+ hours a day for work and I feel just a little more "dressed" and put together when I've got this routine in place.

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Reviewed by Brooke J., from United States
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Rated 5 out of 5

I was super surprised, but I absolutely love this makeup

My skin is super breakout prone and acne prone so almost every makeup just kills my skin. Not this one. It’s crazy good.

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Reviewed by Rhonda F., from United States
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Rated 5 out of 5

All ready a return shopper!

I love the products. They go on smoothly and don't settle into fine lines. My biggest fear was not liking the colors. Which happened, I did not like the color I choose for my blush and they are going to replace it for me! I loved the product so much I just ordered a set of the mini's to keep in my purse.

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Reviewed by Emily O., from United States
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Rated 5 out of 5

Great product

It goes on very lightly and creates a very natural look. As someone who isn't particularly skilled at doing makeup and creating different looks, I really appreciate the ease of using this product.

I will say it takes me a bit longer than five minutes, but I'm sure over time that number will go down.

Overall, I am very happy with this product and highly recommend.

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Reviewed by Taylor G., from United States
Rated 5 out of 5

Amazing, time-saving set!

I have used this set every day since I got it a few weeks ago. It doesn’t take long to get the routine down. The colors match perfectly. I’ve got some more colors in my cart already for lips and blush. I go for the dewy look on days when the humidity isn’t insane (Florida life) but have added a translucent setting powder on the days I need my makeup to last all day long. I don’t think I’ll add powder when the weather cools off, though. Amazing products!

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