Your Summer 2018 Travel Essentials Guide

May 16, 2018  |  
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We love a summer vacation as much as the next girl. We also hate packing for those vacations as much as any other product junkie.

When its time for a quick weekend trip or a long getaway in paradise, choosing which beauty items to pack — and which ones to leave behind — can be overwhelming. But the truth is you don’t really need to take your entire makeup bag (or shower caddy or medicine cabinet) with you when you’re on the go. All you need are these 14 essentials which will take care of all of your hair, skin, and body needs so you spend less time primping but still look fabulous while you play.

bliss bump attendant

Chances are you’re shaving a lot more this season which means a greater chance of ingrown hairs. Pack these handy wipes when you’re on the go. The combination of alicylic and glycolic acids gently exfoliates to help prevent ingrown hairs while antioxidant green tea soothes skin.

cactus rose water spray

Carol’s Daughter Cactus Rose Water Spray

Summer is the season for wild, carefree hair, but if your curls are lacking in volume, this Cactus Rose Water spray is an easy way to add body, moisture, and hold to wash n’ gos while on the go.

fresh Sugar Coconut Hydrating Lip Balm

Keep your lips hydrated and tasting like a summer getaway with this sugar coconut hydrating balm which prevents moisture loss and protects against dryness.

Malaika Satin-Lined Knot Turban

Grace Eleyae Malaika Satin-Lined Knot Turban

No time for hairstyling while sightseeing? No problem. Pack one of Grace Eleyae’s turbans which are not only stylish but protect against breakage with its satin lining.

Urban Decay Beached Eyeshadow Palette

What more could you want from summer shadows? Go from natural to bronzed to bold with this one palette featuring a range of peach, copper, and turquoise shades. Plus you’ll have more room in your suitcase for souvenirs by packing this one piece.

Urban Skin Rx Anti-Aging Cleansing Bar 

Maintaining your skincare regimen while away from home is easy with Urban Skin Rx’s 2 oz cleansing bars. This anti-aging option exfoliates, smooths, and hydrates skim via Hibiscus Flower, Resorcinol and Salicylic Acid to help fight inflammation and promote even skin tone.

Clio palmperfect® bikini trimmer

If you’re away from home for a while, you might need a little trim around your nether regions before hitting the beach again. This compact trimmer takes care of that with an ergonomic design and dual blades to easily glide over skin without causing nicks and cuts.

Palmer’s Deep Conditioning Protein Pack

We don’t need to warn you of the damage chlorine can do to your hair. Don’t wait until you return home to try to reverse the damage, keep one of these Deep Conditioning Protein Packs with you to immediately hydrate, repair damage and give hair shine.

L’oréal True Match LUMI Shimmerista Highlighting Powder

Glow up in real life with this Highlighting Powder (the same one Bey wore at Coachella). It can be used on cheekbones and the bridge of your nose for a dewy glow, or all over your body for head-to-toe illumination.

Simply Summer’s EveCleansing Cloths

Lengthy flights, cross-country road trips, long days at the beach, morning runs along the sand — whatever has you feeling less than fresh, these handy, discreet cleansing cloths can take care of.

Garnier SkinActive Soothing Rose Water Facial Mist 

Minimize the products you pack by making this dual-use Facial Mist a must on the go. The new travel size mist can be used as a moisturizer to hydrate, as a primer before makeup, and as a setting spray after. You can also spritz anytime you like for a refresh.

PROcure Hydrocortisone Cream + Calendula

This product should really be a staple in your medicine cabinet and travel bag. Hydrocortisone is a go-to treatment for a slew of skin conditions from rashes to cuts, inflammation and itching and irritation. And this cream from PROcure has the added bonus of coconut and olive oil making it feel as good as it works.

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Tinted Moisturizer

When it’s too hot for foundation but you still want a little coverage and protection, First Aid Beauty has you covered with this tinted moisturizer that’s also packed with SPF 30 for sun protection. Vitamin E and Hyaluronic Acid add nourishment while Colloidal Oatmeal and Allantoin help to reduce redness, calm and soothe sensitive skin.

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