How many times have you traveled, and realized only after you’re at your destination that you totally forgot a certain makeup item, brought the wrong one for what you need, or you just don’t know what to bring on your trip? Traveling should be as stress-free as possible and having your makeup bag stocked with the right items can definitely make traveling a lot easier- so check out these 7 must-have travel essentials to pack in your makeup bag - we promise they’ll make your life so much easier!
Airplanes, especially if your flight is long, can completely dry out your skin and leave it feeling dull and tired. This Green Tea Energizing Moisture Lotion can totally reverse any of those effects by is special green tea blend, moisture complex, and Vitamin E infused formula. It is really lightweight, isn’t greasy, and completely moisturizing. Plus, it has a light green tea scent to keep you feeling refreshed!
When your travel days are long, you don’t want your makeup to fade on you and then have to reapply throughout the day. This Loreal powder foundation lasts for 16 hours and gives you the coverage you need without feeling cakey. Its high resistance pigments defy heat and humidity, and give a shine-free finish. Plus, it has SPF 20 so if you’re planning on hitting the sun after you get off your plane, you don’t have to worry about sunscreen.
With eyeliner, sometimes you never know if it’s going to smudge or fade throughout the day, but this NARS Larger Than Life Long-Wear Eyeliner completely solves that problem. The rich and luxurious color lasts for 12 hours, glides on super easily, and has a built in sharpener which is must needed when your travelling bag is tight on space.
Traveling days aren’t usually a time when you want super bold, faux looking lashes, so this Maybelline Great Lash Mascara is a great staple keep in your makeup bag. It honestly is the best classic mascara for zero clumps and natural looking enhancement (it’s been America’s favorite mascara for over 40 years).
Baby Lips is probably an essential for pretty much every occasion because it is so effortlessly amazing. It’s a moisturizing balm that lasts 8 hours but it still has just a hint of color and tint. It comes in so many different shades, and there are even shimmery balms and medicated balms!
For when you want more rich color than the tint from Baby Lips, this Revlon balm stain is the ultimate step up. Unlike most lip stains that can leave your lips feeling dry, this one is basically like a balm with the color of a stain. It’s lightweight and lasts all day, and you don’t need a sharpener for its retractable crayon.
The last thing you want in your travel makeup bag is a liquid makeup remover that might spill open and ruin everything, which is why these makeup remover pads from Almay are super convenient. Plus, they’re oil free so you don’t have to worry about your face feeling greasy.
What are your makeup travel essentials? Let us know in the comments, and make sure to check back on our blog every Monday and Thursday for new posts!
-xox BMB Team