Travel friendly beauty essentials you’ll want to pack
Jetting away during the summer holidays? Packing light can be a challenge, especially if you’re travelling with hand luggage. Not to mention the liquid restrictions. If you’re a beauty junkie, there’s a whole world of travel miniatures, all in ones and multi-use products out there so you don’t have to compromise on the essentials.
We’re rounded up some of our top travel friendly beauty essentials that you’ll be thankful you’ve got.
One of the latest palette launches from Urban Decay, Back Talk is like two palettes in one. This travel-friendly palette contains eight nude-mauve, soft berry and muted rose eyeshadows on one side and four complementing blushers and highlighters on the other, everything you need to create a day to night look. It also contains a double-sided, removable mirror which is perfect for on the go.
Urban Decay ‘Back Talk’ make up palette, £39.50, Debenhams
Say goodbye to bulky packaging with Lush’s brand new Slap Stick foundation. With 40 shades, ranging in warm to cool undertones, this foundation pretty much caters for every complexion. Each Lush Slap Stick is made up of 14% pigment and 45% Indonesian coconut oil which provides a build-able, lightweight, medium-coverage while doing good things for your skin. Unfortunately, this product is only sold online at the moment but it has been rumoured it will come into stores soon.
Lush Slap Stick foundation, £16.95 30g
There’s nothing more annoying that getting a pimple whilst on holiday. This is where Sarah Chapman’s spot stickers come in. Infused with pimple-purging scientific actives, these invisible stickers are proven to help calm redness, sooth, decongest and accelerate blemish healing. Simply apply the sticker directly onto the blemish and let it do its work!
Each pouch contains 20 stickers inside.
Sarah Chapman Spot Stickers, £24, Harvey Nichols
Skin can often become tight and dry after a few days in the sun so combat this with a nourishing rich moisturiser. A cult favourite, First Aid Beauty’s Ultra Repair Cream is a thick cream that hydrates and penetrates deep down into the skin, leaving your skin relieved and visibility pumped. It can be used all over the body and on your face, making it the perfect two in one product to minimise your toiletry bag.
First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream, £10 60g, Selfridges
Travelling with your perfume has never been easier. The Fragrance Shop has created a subscription box to help you find your perfect scent, known as scentaddict. You can choose from over 50 designer scents and add up to 12 of your favourites to your account and they will send you one sample of fragrance of your choice each month for just £12 a month! Each sample is just 8ml which is perfect to take away with you in your hand luggage.
You can sign up to the subscription box here
Save bringing all your skincare products by investing in a product that does everything. Micellar water is a firm favourite amongst beauty bloggers and it’s no wonder why. It gently removes makeup, cleanses and leaves the skin refreshed all-in-one, without rinsing. Yes to Cucumbers Calming Micellar Cleaning Water is perfect for soothing the skin after being out exploring with its cucumber extract and gentle formula. With its easy to use pump and travel size, it’s ideal for taking out and about to keep your skin refreshed when it needs it without any mess.
Yes to Cucumbers Calming Micellar Cleaning Water, £3.99 89ml, Superdrug