If you’re anything like me, travel can wreak havoc on your skin. Different foods, weather and lifestyle activities can all contribute to changes in your skin, so it’s arguably more important to have the best products on hand when you travel, compared to when you’re at home. We’ve rounded up the best new travel products, all in the perfect less than 100ML size, and all guaranteed to solve and skin and hair dilemmas whilst on holiday.
If you’ve ever experienced sensitive and problem skin, Skinstitut is destined to be your new best friend. Seriously, these products work miracles and make you wonder what you did (and looked like!) before you used them. Packed full of rejuvenating ingredients such as antioxidant vitamins and minerals, Skinstitut’s Starter Pack contains a Cleanser, Scrub, Mist and a Water Resistant SPF 50+ Sunscreen (all the skin care products you really need). Perfect for on-the-go, Skinstitut’s Starter Kit really is the travelling saviour, resulting in brighter and glowing holiday skin.
SKINSTITUT STARTER KIT | RRP $99.00
I can’t decide whether I love Davines Minu’s travel Shampoo and Conditioner because it actually cleanses and conditions your hair brilliantly, or because I’m obsessed with the packaging. Either way, these little beauties are perfect for coloured damaged hair, designed to gently cleanse your hair whilst protecting the colour and keeping it shiny for longer. Available in 75ML tubs, they’re the perfect size for a 2 – 3 week holiday (I wash my hair every day and I came home from a 2 week holiday with some left)!
Unfortunately, not everyone gets an instant glow when they’re on holidays, some of us need a little helping hand. Enter, Peter Thomas Roth’s 24K Gold Pure Luxury Lift and Firm Prism Cream, enhancing luminosity and boosting the look of radiance. With its 24K Gold, Colloidal Gold and Intelligent Shade-Sensing Sphere Technology, Peter Thomas Roth’s 24K Gold Pure Luxury Lift and Firm Prism Cream instantly scatters light, helping to diminish the appearance of skin imperfections for a flawless, lit-from-within glow. Three shade-sensing spheres are combined to provide a full spectrum of radiance, and self-adjust to complement every skin tone. With added advanced hydrators, this miracle cream also helps to prevent water loss, providing immediate and long-term hydration for a fresh, dewy look and feel.
There’s nothing worse than foundation that slides off your skin or disappears throughout the day, which is why when you’re travelling you need something long lasting. The Body Shop’s Matte Clay Skin Clarifying Foundation boasts not only long lasting (like 24 hours, long lasting!) but 24 hour shine control whilst still being a breathable and non pore clogging formula. This high coverage foundation has a natural and matte finish that promotes clearer looking skin, leaving you with skin perfect coverage.
THE BODY SHOP MATTE CLAY SKIN CLARIFYING FOUNDATION | RRP $19.00
If you’re pushed for space in your luggage, Ole Henriksen’s 3 Little Wonders is everything you need – and more. Containing a Facial Serum, Moisturiser and Night Transformation Gel, it’s the ultimate anti-aging AM and PM solution for those on the go still wanting luxurious skin care solutions. Available in the cutest looking little tubs, you’ll want Ole Henriksen’s 3 Little Wonders even if you’re not going anywhere.
When it comes to skin care, more often than not, we tend to forget about our precious lips. Yet our lips can be the first thing to show signs of dehydration, so it’s important to keep a moisturising balm on hand, just like Clinique’s Pout Perfecting Balm. Clinique’s Pout Perfecting Balm provides instant hydration and lasting moisturisation to lips, with just one swipe leaving lips feeling soothed, soft and comfortable. Clinique’s Pout Perfecting Balm comes in three luscious shades, plus a clear, non-tinted balm, all the perfect travel size for gals on the go.
CLINIQUE POUT PERFECTING BALM | RRP $36.00
June Jacobs Beauty To Go Masques are the perfect pick me up for your skin when travelling. Available in a range of to-die-for options such as the Cranberry Pomegranate Moisture Masque or Perfect Pumpkin Peeling Enzyme Masque, they’ll instantly rejuvenate your skin with all its nourishing oils and powerful anti-oxidants. What’s even better, the 30ML packs are re-sealable, meaning you can use them for several applications.
JUNE JACOBS BEAUTY TO GO MASQUES | RRP $27.00 | Sold exclusively at Sephora
What’s not to love about big, beautiful, bouncy hair? That’s exactly what you’ll get when you wash your hair with Dallas Shampoo and finish with Dallas Conditioner. Adding vitality to fine, flat hair, R+Co’s travel size shampoo and conditioner promise to add body and volume whilst reducing static. Packed full of ingredients that protect and improve damaged hair, R+Co Dallas Thickening Shampoo and Conditioner come in 50ML sizes, perfect for keeping in your luggage wherever you go.
Like your very own personal make up artist with you when you travel, Tarte Tarteist Pro to Go Palette includes four longwearing matte and metallic eyeshadows plus two iridescent lusters with a microshimmer duochrome formula. Using deeply concentrated mineral pigments with a smart-blend technology, Tarte Tarteist Pro to Go is all the natural shades you need for a complete travel collection.
TARTE TARTEIST PRO TO GO | RRP $33.00 | Available at Sephora
One of the biggest factors affecting skin when travelling can be the environment, more often, the changes in environment wreaking havoc on skin. Clinique’s Turnaround Accelerated Renewal Serum is the perfect product to combat these affects, the high-speed revitalizing serum with Multi-Renewal™ Technology fast-tracks fresh, healthy cells to skin’s surface—and even helps defuse the environmental aggressors that can slow renewal. With cell turnover humming along at optimal speed, skin looks luminous, feels velvety smooth, with a virtually poreless texture and lit-from-within glow.
CLINIQUE TURNAROUND ACCELERATED RENEWAL SERUM | RRP $64.00 FOR 30ML OR $94.00 FOR 50ML
Essano’s Rosehip Treat Your Skin Pack contains all five essential Essano products in convenient mini sizes, making it the perfect travel companion. Containing an Organic Rosehip Oil, Foaming Facial Cleanser, Regenerating Facial Moisturiser, Moisture Restorative Night Crème, Intensive Hydrating Body Lotion, Essano’s Treat Your Skin Pack is your total skincare regime on the go. What’s more, it comes with a reusable bag as a convenient solution to keep your Essano™ regime set together when travelling.
ESSANO ROSEHIP TREAT YOUR SKIN PACK | RRP $24.99
It’s very rare to find a lip tint that hydrates over time, but that’s exactly what Jane Iredale’s Just Kissed Lip Plumper does. This tinted lip plumper contains unique time-released peptides that are designed to increase hydration, along with natural ingredients to soften lips and exfoliate dead skin cells. Available in the suits everyone shade of Sheer Light Port Wine, Jane Iredale’s Just Kissed Lip Plumper is that little hint of glamour in your suitcase.
JANE IREDALE JUST KISSED LIP PLUMPER | RRP $58.00