Hello dear readers!
After a long time without posting anything, today I tried my best to stop by and write to you some tips on how to travel light and how to organize our cosmetics for short trips.
The 100ml and tiny plastic bag airport security rules have caused us to adapt, and so we shall!
Here are my survival products for five days (sorry for the pictures, I was late and tired when I packed so they were done with the phone!)
I have beauty routines which change, but I like to keep the same one for at least a month, adjusting products and the steps I take according to my skin’s needs. I wouldn’t want to interrupt the current process so I try to make EVERYTHING fit hahaha!
From the top:
- Estée Lauder’s Daywear Advanced Multi-Protection Anti-Oxidant Creme Oil-Free SPF 25
- Estée Lauder’s Revitalizing Supreme Global Anti-Ageing Creme
- Estée Lauder’s Advanced Night Repair
- Clarins’ Gentle Foaming Cleanser with Cottonseed
- Caudalie’s Beauty Elixir
- Lancome’s Teint Idole Ultra Foundation
- Bayer’s Bepanthol
- Elizabeth Arden’s 8 Hour Cream Intensive Moisturizing Hand Treatment
- Clinique’s Airbrush Concealer
- RMS’s Living Luminizer
- Carmex Lip Balm
- Maybelline’s Colossal Volum’ Express Mascara
- Jo Malone’s Nectarine Blossom and Honey
I wrap the shampoo and conditioner on plastic as an extra precaution because these tend to be hazardous no matter what you do! The same applies to any product which has a liquid consistency such as liquid foundations and serums (creams and denser products tend not to spill…)
Many plastic cosmetics travelling bags come with their own containers. You can find good ones at Boots and Muji. Some kits also come with a funnel and a spatula to help you fill in the containers – which come in VERY handy…
On a longer trip, I would sacrifice my current beauty routine in order to take a larger quantity of my main favourite products:
- facial moisturizer
- foundation with spf
- lip balm
- roll on deodorant
And thus relying on wipes for make up removal.
For all other make up and beauty tools (powder/solid make up, brushes, hair brush, etc) I use these Zuca pouches, which are extremely practical and perfectly sized (you can get them individually or as a set):
Obviously these tips apply if you are travelling with hand luggage, but I prefer to keep the hygiene and beauty products with me on the flight regardless of whether or not I check in larger luggage. Moreover, organizing your products in these smaller containers saves you time during your trip!
I hope you have found this post helpful! Write to you again soon and have a great trip (to me)!