The sun, sand, air and wonders of travel are plentiful, but it can also take a toll on your skin and your hair! Everyone wants to look hot in their vacation pictures, and i don’t mean the sweaty dehydrated hot, but the sun kissed goddess kind. Sometimes its tough to do when you can only carry one piece of luggage with you or you’re always on the go.
Over the years, I’ve come up with some travel beauty hacks that have worked wonders. I’ve also found lots online that I’ve tried. Some of those have worked and some haven’t. So here are some of the travel beauty hacks and tricks that do work and will be great to incorporate on your future trips.
Anything that isn’t solid will potentially leak over your clothes, documents and shoes. To avoid the mess, substitute a liquid beauty item for as solid one. Instead of spray deodorant, pack a solid one. Same goes with dry shampoo and cleansing wipes.
CARRY DEPARTMENTAL STORE SAMPLES
Collect some sample sachet and take them on your holiday. Not only will you get to trial new products, but you’ll also get to use and dispose product after one use. Also they’ll take very less space.
SKIP THE HEAT STYLING PRODUCTS
Ditch the electrical. Most hotels will have a hair drier anyway.
If you are used to your curls, bring few elastic .For natural loose waves, spray a styling serum onto damp hair .Wrap your hair in a top knot and let your hair dry overnight. This will give you perfect beach curl.
TRAVEL SIZED MAKEUP
Buy mini’s of regular makeup that you like. Mini’s actually last up to a year for me and its great because you can get new fun colors each year rather than be struck with full sized makeup that lasts forever.
Always have a package of bloating sheets in your purse. They take off any oil from your face throughout the day. Make sure to dab, not wipe and it will keep your makeup in place.
DON’T CARRY MAKEUP BRUSHES
Ridden with bacteria, makeup brushes can accumulate even more dirt when you are travelling. You can apply most makeup products with your fingers.
SKIP NAIL POLISH
Regular nail polish will lasts 4-5 days before it chips. If you are going on a beach holiday, get a gel mani and pedi instead. They’ll lasts for 4 weeks.
PUT HOTEL BAR SOAP IN LAUNDRY BAG
Throw the hotel bar soap into your dirty laundry bag so it doesn’t stink up your suitcase for the rest of your trip.
PACK FEW ITEMS SEPARATELY
Pack items like Laptop, camera, phone , charger etc.. in smaller bags so you have options when you are out and about. You don’t have to lug your carry- on bag with you every where.
LIP BALM WORKS FOR EVERYTHING
Lip balm is one essential I would never leave home without. I’ve used it as a stand in for hair wax and to tame flyways, on the cheek bones and down the brows as highlighter, mix with a little blush to create a lit from within rosiness and swipe onto the lids in place of eye shadow. And it also hydrates your lips !
KEEP POWER CORDS IN OLD SUN GLASS CASE
Store your power cords in an old sun glass case. It’ll keep you from loosing your damn mind. We promise.
USE PILL CONTAINER TO STORE JEWELLERY
Use a pill container to store and sort your jewellery. So tidy !
WEAR SOMETHING WITH DEEP POCKETS ON THE PLANE
Wear something with preferably deep pockets on the plane – it’ll prevent you from having to dig through your bag for your phone, wallet and boarding pass every five minutes.
MAKE YOUR OWN TRAVEL BEVERAGE
Bring a thermos with lemon, honey and your own tea bag. Then have the flight attendant fill it with hot water – it makes the flight a tiny bit more relaxing.
DON’T FORGET TO CARRY HAND SANITISER
I do not travel without it! Clean hands are so important for good health, so I always have some on me to use before eating, after getting of public transit, or after leaving a questionably clean bathroom, you get the idea .
These are my beauty tips for you to travel beautifully. Share your beauty tips in the comments below for me so i can also try them.
Stay happy , Stay beautiful 🙂