Ready, jet-set, go! Enjoy your vacation to the fullest by being fully prepared with your travel beauty essentials.
The climate at your destination plays a part in what beauty products you’ll be packing. A tip to save you previous space in your suitcase is to travel light by choosing multi-purpose products.
Besides loading up on sunscreens if you’ll be catching sun rays on a beach holiday, you might be pleased to know that your peepers can look as gorgeous in, as well as out of the water with our waterproof eye makeup finds.
Going to a winter wonderland? Find out which skincare products provide you with intensive moisturisation which will help prevent your skin from turning dry and flakey.
No matter where you’re headed, here are our beauty must-haves which will keep your skin protected and in tip-top condition.
Jetting off for your ski holiday? Give your skin the extra TLC it needs during the brutal winter with this moisturising cream. Packed with founder Max Huber’s Miracle Broth and Lime Tea Extract which has potent antioxidant properties, Crème de la Mer strengthens your skin’s moisture barrier, heals skin dryness and maintains its balance throughout the day.
Whether you’re suffering from jet lag or missing your bed at home, aid your condition with these sniff boxes. Each Sniff Box contains “aroma beads” which have been infused with a special aromatherapy blend to suit your different needs. Simply open, place under your nose and take a few deep breathes to receive the aromatherapy benefits. Available in five variants from Sephora.
Avoid dehydration during flights by using an SK-II Facial Treatment Mask. Enriched with SK-II’s signature ingredient, Pitera, the mask is said to give your skin an intensive moisture boost. Singapore’s top model and SK-II ambassador Sheila Sim uses this mask on plane rides as well as before big photoshoots to keep her skin in tip-top condition.
This eye cream is said to give you fresher, younger looking eyes in the morning by diminishing puffiness, fine lines and wrinkles. It contains active ingredient Butcher’s Broom which is known to increase microcirculation and soothes as well as calms your under-eye skin. All the more reason to sleep on it during that red-eye flight.
You won’t have to worry about coming out of the water with racoon eyes with these award-winning waterproof eyeliners. Created especially for performers of water ballet, Aqua Eyes is formulated to glide on effortlessly, provide intense colour and stay on throughout the day. It even doubles up as an eye shadow. Available in 25 shades from Sephora.
Flutter your lengthened and curled lashes anytime and anywhere with this mascara. Recently reformulated, it now offers 1.5 times longer fibres for greater lengthening effects. It contains camellia oil to keep your lashes moisture and not to mention it’s super waterproof making it your perfect beach partner. Available at major Watsons, Guardian, Sasa, Nishino and Medi-ya.
Instead of lugging a bottle of makeup remover and cotton pads around, turn to these convenient and efficient makeup removing cotton sheets that contain smooth cleansing oil. Gentle to the eyes, these cleansing sheets also boast moisturising agents to leave skin supple. Available at all major pharmacies and supermarkets.
Pack light by going for a multi-tasking beauty product such as Bobbi Brown’s Pot Rouge. The creamy formula is blends easily and can be used to give your lips a pop of colour while doubling up as a cheek stain.
Give your skin sheer coverage without dehydrating it with this BB Cream. It offers a natural finish, evens out your skin tone, protects your skin against UV rays and is said to provide immediate moisturisation for over 24 hours. Perfect for that winter wonderland trip and if you must, on plane rides. Available at selected Watsons and OG stores.
Touch-up your makeup on-the-go while giving your skin the protection it needs with this compact powder. This powder provides a matte finish and you can re-apply as often as needed for maximum sun protection.
Get your bod bikini ready with this luxurious firming cream. Formulated with L.ochroleuca extract which has firming capabilities, this skincare solution is said to give your skin back its youthful appearance, suppleness as well as firmness with greater elasticity in 10 days.
To be used as the last step of your evening skincare regime, the Water Sleeping Pack_EX works by complementing the natural regeneration rhythm of the skin. It keeps your skin hydrated and has been infused with Sleepscent, a patented aromatic ingredient to improve the quality of your sleep. Apply before boarding your flight to keep your skin intensely hydrated. Now available in a limited edition packaging designed by Yeji Yun.
Roll away tired-looking eyes, dark-eye circles and puffiness with this corrector which contains Phyto-Red Energy Complex. The roll-on integrates Shiatus methods to make your eyes feel instantly revived. It’s handy for travel and you can use it before as well as after makeup.
Cleanse and relieve skin at the same time with these facial wipes. Besides gently removing makeup, it’s also formulated with Vitamin B5 to keep skin hydrated. Alcohol and fragrance free, it’s suitable for use on sensitive skin. Available at Watsons, Guardians, major supermarkets and hypermarkets.
Give your face a lifted appearance with beautifully groomed eyebrows even if you’re on the go with this brow kit. Each kit contains two shadows which can be used to fill in your brows; an angled brow brush for applying the shadows; a double-sided mirror, and a mini set of tweezers for touch-ups.
Nourish, protect and perfect your pout with this tinted lip treatment. Formulated with sugar, it seals in moisture for up to six hours and the lip treatment also provides you with UV protection. Plus, it gives your lips sheer colour that instantly brightens up your look. Available in four tinted variants from Sephora.
Brighten, protect and give your skin sheer coverage all at once with this sunscreen’s new beige hue. It offers your skin protection from environmental pollution, UV rays and photo-ageing. The new beige shade provides light coverage which minimises skin redness. Just dust on some loose powder after and you’re good to go. Available in three shades Neutral, Pink and Beige (new), from all Clarins counters.
Mist this onto your face and neck anytime skin feels dehydrated. The refreshing mist enriched with highly charged, ion-rich water revives lethargic skin while soothing surface irritations. It also hydrates, rebalances and revives the skin making it ideal for use after exposure to dehydrating conditions such as sun, wind and travel.
Keep skin healthy on the go with this handy 60ml bottle of Bio-Oil. It’s formulated with Vitamin A and E to help improve skin’s elasticity, texture as well as tone and is said to work on uneven skin tone, stretch marks and scars. Bio-Oil also soothes sun burns as it contains lavender oil to relieve dry skin. Available from all leading pharmacies, departmental stores, selected hospitals and SaSa.