I always find it EXTREMEMLY hard to pack my beauty essentials when I’m going away for a few days, at home I have everything laid out where it needs to be and I can pick and choose which skin care I want to use daily depending on how my skin has been that day but I can’t take everything with me when I travel, whether that is to visit parents or traveling on a holiday.
Things that I consider when choosing my travel essentials, how long I’m going to be away, what time of the year it is, what is the weather is going to be like? Will I have any time to do some pampering when away? These items will change from time to time but the core categories always stay the same. The core categories are:
For my day moisturiser I took the Body Shop Vitamin C skin reviver, and as you all know by now I really like this moisturiser. I love how it sits on the skin and it always makes my skin feel so soft and smooth. It’s perfect to use as a primer step under makeup as well.
For night moisturiser I had the Body Shop Vitamin E intense moisture night mask, because I know this will hydrate my skin well while I don’t have any other products available while away.
For skincare I had the Lacura Hot Cloth Cleanser which I use every morning and every night as a first step cleanser, after that I used the Pixi Glow tonic or the Nip and Fab Glycolic Fix daily cleansing pads and I used the Kiehls Cactus flower and Tibetan ginseng hydrating mist on top of my makeup if I wore any that day.
For fragrance I’m really loving the Estee Lauder modern muse (as you can tell because it’s almost finished) The fragrance I have my eye on next is the Paco Robanne Olympea, I sprayed this in store at boots (the tester, of course) and when I went to till the lady was complimenting me and asking what fragrance it was and as I’ve worn it throughout the day its stayed a strong smelling fragrance, which I really like in a fragrance.
I only use one deodorant and that’s the Mitchum unscented deodorant because let’s all be real, I’m a sweaty betty and need all the help I can get.
I always take one of these hair grip things with me (don’t know the proper name) wherever I go. I’m always losing them and repurchasing them over and over again. They are good for when I get out the shower or to keep my hair off my face when cleansing in the morning and at night. I use them all the time to be honest for everything. I can’t go anywhere without my trusty hairbrush, I’ve had this one for ages and just use it for brushing my hair, obviously!