8 Travel Beauty Essentials You Need to Pack

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8 Travel Beauty Essentials You Need to Pack

Packing can be extremely overwhelming and people often tend to forget some of the most essential things when rushing. When it comes to skincare and beauty, making sure you follow a list of things you need is very important for your overall skin, hair, and nail health. That is why this narrowed list of 8 travel beauty essentials is something that can make packing easier for you. 

1. Essential skincare products

Keeping your essential skincare products close by no matter where you go is crucial, especially when you’re travelling. The easiest way to go about it is to go with minimalistic skincare. Focus on the essentials. You need something to cleanse your face with. You also need an exfoliator that will help you get rid of the dead skin cells piling up on the surface of your face. The last two things you need are moisturizer and an effective sunscreen you need to use daily to protect your skin from sun damage, premature aging, and even possible skin cancer.

You’re also most likely going to be facing slight changes in climate depending on where you’re going.  That is why adjusting your skincare accordingly to help your skin stay healthy on your trip is very important. For instance, if you’re going somewhere cold make sure to bring a heavier moisturizer.

2. Lip Balm

Ever-changing climates can also be damaging for your lips. When taking care of your skin, you absolutely have to remember to give some love to your lips as well. That is why bringing a lip balm when travelling is essential. Moisturizing lip balms can be very helpful on trips because they can stop the dry or cold weather from cracking and drying your lips. It can also be helpful on those days when you’re in a rush and forget to hydrate properly. Make sure you buy the lip balms that are natural and contain no alcohol in them because alcohol will only further dry out your lips.

3. Under-Eye Concealer

Finding the right concealer that matches your skin tone is a real challenge. You also need to find a light concealer that won’t be too heavy and drying to your under-eye area. This might be one of the most important travel beauty essentials you need to bring. Since travel involves restless night and long flights, you won’t be getting enough sleep while you’re travelling. That is why having an efficient concealer can be very helpful. If you find the right concealer, you will be able to create the illusion that you slept comfortably.

4. Makeup Remover Wipes

Makeup wipes might not be the best way to take your makeup off. They can be a bit too abrasive and harsh for the skin, they contain a lot of alcohol and they are bad for the environment. However, when you’re travelling, having makeup wipes with you might be the easiest and most convenient way to take your makeup off without having to carry micellar water, cotton pads, cleansing balms, and oils. If you choose to bring makeup wipes just make sure you follow up with a cleanser to make sure that all the makeup is off. 

5. Nail care

Taking care of your nails is especially important. You need to make sure that you have essential nail care products and nail kit with you, especially if you are planning on travelling for a longer period of time. If you want to have healthy and presentable nails wherever you go packing travel-size nail care products and some of the best long-lasting nail polish in your favourite colours is a must. 

6. Shampoo and conditioner bar 

One of the best ways to bring essential hair care products is by bringing shampoo and conditioner bars. These soap bars make travelling easy but also environmentally friendly at the same time. They are easy to pack and carry and can last you a long time. You should definitely pack them when travelling.

7. Hairspray

Untamed hair can be very problematic on the road. However, bringing a hairspray can easily help with that problem. Hairspray does exactly what its name suggests. Plus it can be very useful for several additional things such as for curing static and getting ink stains out of clothing. 

8. Dry Shampoo

Lastly, a dry shampoo on the road is one of the must-haves. These products have revolutionised travel as well as everyday life for so many people. It’s hard to imagine living without them these days. When you’re travelling it’s not guaranteed that you’ll be able to wash your hair as often as you would like to. That is why carrying a travel-size dry shampoo on the road is crucial.

No matter where you plan on travelling or how long you plan on staying there, having these 8 travel beauty essentials with you is absolutely necessary. These will not only make sure your skin, hair, and nails are healthy but that you look presentable no matter where you go. 

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Liam Smith

Liam Smith is a young and aspiring Australian blogger with a passion for everything related to home, design and lifestyle. He has a B.Sc. in Interior design and is an avid reader.

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