Going on a mini-holiday this summer and not sure what products to pack in your cosmetics bag? Makeup artist Karen Malcom Pye helps us stock up on all the essential beauty products you can bring along with you with her list below.
This serum will do all you need on a weekend getaway. It’s filled with vitamin C and E and peptides, so it will hydrate and help give you a sunkissed glow. Long-term use will help to strengthen the elasticity in the skin, boost collagen and fight aging.
SHOP: Quinstiserum; $250 at Vivier
We love this sunscreen because it’s perfect for every skin type. Its zinc base blends almost invisible into the skin. Plus, it’s reef-friendly and water-resistant, so it’s great for the beach. These products work together to even out your skin and set in in that glow.
SHOP: Ultra-Zinc Body & Face Non-Tinted SPF 40; $43 at Tizo Skin
If you still want to wear makeup, go for this light option from Charlotte Tilbury. This kit comes with three of her incredible mini travel products, including the Hollywood Flawless Filter foundation, the Airbrush Flawless Finish Powder, and the Airbrush Flawless Setting Spray. These products work together to even out your skin and set in in that glow.
SHOP: Airbrush Glow & Set Travel Kit; $75 at Charlotte Tilbury
No need to bring all your individual pots of eyeshadow and tubes of lipstick. This travel kit from Stila features fun colours that you can use on your cheeks, lips and eyes. The shades are super versatile so you can go full glam or opt for something more neutral on your vacation.
SHOP: Colour Cocktail Travel Kit; $36 at Shoppers Drug Mart
This iconic mascara has a brand-new formula that helps to strengthen your lashes. A lash treatment and a mascara all in one is the perfect product to bring along to your weekend away.
SHOP: Noir Balm Mascara; $12.34 at L’oreal Paris
Pack all your products in a cute travel bag like this one from Quo. It’s the perfect size for a mini getaway, plus the flap lip and double zipper will keep everything secure.
SHOP: Quo Beauty Rose Luster Train Case; $24.99 at Shoppers Drug Mart