Finding the right skincare and makeup that works for your skin type can take months, if not years to perfect. When you’ve finally got that figured out, you are then faced with the challenge of trying to fit everything in a travel case (and within the 100ml liquids, aerosols and gels limit for carry-on baggage).
Packing might seem like the most dreaded part of travelling, especially if you are a beauty maven – but it doesn’t have to be. So, to lighten your load (literally) and make packing a tropical breeze, here are some fail proof travel-sized beauty products that will help you to look fabulous from take-off to touch down.
Cosrx One Step Moisture Up Kit ($6.20)
Just because you are on vacation doesn’t mean you should skip out on your cleansing routine. This handy kit comes with a gentle low pH cleanser that will take off every last bit of makeup, oil dirt and grime, a moisture pad that will nourish and hydrate your skin along with a snail mask to keep your complexion in tip-top condition.
Fenty Beauty Match Stix Trio ($79)
When it comes to travelling, we are huge proponents of keeping your makeup as simple and as minimal as possible by investing in double, or in this case triple duty products. The magnetised trio comes with a concealer, bronzer and highlighter that can be used on naked skin for a quick pick-me-up or with foundation for a more polished look.
Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Marine Boosting Mist 4-in-1 Setting Mist ($20)
If you are into makeup multiples, this paraben and phthalates free mist works just as well as a makeup primer as it does as a hydrating mist. Airplane cabins usually have next to no humidity, which in turn causes your skin to feel parched and dry. To counteract the effects, give your face a spritz every few hours or so before slathering on some hydrating cream.
This Works Can’t Sleep? Kit ($17)
A pillow spray might seem like a luxury but this pillow spray can really help you relax and hopefully catch some shut-eye during a long haul flight. This set of calming sleep potions can also help you to decompress after a day of flying and inevitable delays.
Rahua Voluminous Dry Shampoo ($48)
This dry shampoo can revive limp plane hair and absorb oil, sweat and dirt that accumulate throughout the day. Aside from your carry on, you can also consider keeping this dry shampoo in your weekend bag and gym bag to keep your tresses fresh.