A few weeks ago, my family and I went away for a few days to Startford-Upon-Avon. I realised that, although I don’t go on many holidays abroad, a travel the UK quite a lot and stay away for just a few nights at a time. Going away from home for one or two nights can be a challenge when deciding what size bag to use, what to take with you, and what make-up to pack!
I’m going to share with you the things I decide to put into my make up bag when travelling for a few days/nights at a time. You don’t want to haul around your entire make up collection with you, but you still need the essentials, BUT WHAT ARE THE ESSENTIALS I hear you cry! Well, these are mine…
Firstly, I take a different make up bag with me, as my usual one is much too big. I’ve got this cute little Beauty & the Beast one which came from Primark. It’s the medium size one.
Foundation. I take my daily-use drugstore Rommel foundation with me, as I don’t want to take more than one bottle with me, and I don’t usually need my ‘going-out’ foundation. This Rimmel one covered all basis when you’re packing light. 🙂
Concealer. Obviously I need to take a concealer! I sometimes put this little Collection one in my handbag when I’m away, because I may be out for a long time and might not have a ‘base’ to get back to to reapply a full face of make up.
Highlight and Contour. I have this duo highlight and contour palette by Collection. But I think if I didn’t have this compact little palette then I probably wouldn’t take any highlight or contour as it’s not really an essential (shhhh!)
Mascara. I tend to pack my Natural Collection waterproof mascara when I’m going away just because it’s not as full-on as my usual Rimmel false lash one. Also, if you’re caught in the rain, it’s not going to be running down your face!
Eye liner. Sometimes I will pack my Soap and Glory liquid eyeliner because it’s a good substitute for eye shadow! I’ll also pack a simple pencil eye liner that I use on my lower lash-line. Simple and every-day but gives a good effect and a smokey eye look.
Hope you enjoyed this post, I’d love to know what you pack in your travel make up bag!