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Emma Roberts' Beauty Products Keep Getting Confiscated By Airport Security

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Poor celebrities! First, Victoria's Secret model Chrissy Teigen confessed that she has to keep buying new bottles of Dior airflash makeup because hers keep getting confiscated at the airport, and now Neutrogena face Emma Roberts says that she has to keep buying new products because TSA takes away all of hers. How can we end this national epidemic of celebrities' makeup being taken away by airport security?

Here's a tip, Emma and Chrissy: when TSA says that no aerosols or liquids are permitted in your carry-on bags, what they mean is that no aerosols or liquids are permitted in your carry-on bags. If you just can't bear to part with your makeup, you can do what the rest of us do when we travel and buy travel-size or sample-size bottles of our favorite products that are small enough to fit in those little plastic bags they give you. And if your product doesn't come in the smaller size, there are these super cool empty plastic containers that you can buy and put whatever you want in. Yeah, it might get a little messy, but it's cheaper than buying new makeup a couple of times a week.

We can only hope that this is a nefarious plot by the female employees of the TSA to score some awesome free beauty products. That would be like Robin Hood for makeup!
· Emma Roberts: My Makeup Gets Confiscated By TSA [People]
· Chrissy Teigen Is Keeping Dior Beauty in Business [Racked]
· Diane Von Furstenberg Helps Teach You How to Pack [Racked]