We all know there’s something about packing for your summer adventure and having the excuse of buying new things (just us?) that gets us in the mood for the summer holidays. But with multi-purpose products, travel-sized minis and the variety of beauty buys out there, we’ve complied our very own list of everything we need this summer. From the 3-in-1 skincare balm to the ultimate skin protection, shop Backstage Tales summer travel checklist here.
For the ultimate multi-purpose, caters for everything product, then the Balmond’s Skin Salvation Balm is really all you need. This little pot of wonder goes a long way – packed with chamomile, nettle, hemp, calendula and safflower oil, it nourishes, hydrates and protects the skin from helping with rough skin, heels and chapped lips to also aiding in chafing, minor cuts and grazes and tattoo aftercare.
Instead of lugging around big and heavy haircare products, downsize your toiletries with this manageable and essential trio kit. The set holds a Daily Moisture Shampoo, Conditioner 60sec and a Protector Instant Care Spray and is great for popping into your hand luggage too.
If you’re looking for skincare minis for your holiday or to give the products a trial, the Ecooking starter kit is everything you need and more! The eco-friendly bag contains a selection of the brand’s bestsellers including a Cleansing Gel or Milk, Face Mist, Day Cream, Night Cream, Serum Capsules, Multi-balm and Multi Oil along with handy wet wipes.
Good quality suncare is always a must whether you’re wandering the streets of Paris or sunning it up in Spain and this Sunscreen Mist is perfect for any type of holiday. The water-resistant formula provides a broad-spectrum UV protection, red algae, vitamin C & E and green leaf extract to nourish the skin while protecting against free radical damage.
For a quick nail transformation without the need of booking an appointment – or the price tag – Kiss nails are great for all kinds of getaways and can even take your look from day-to-night. The innovative dual-layer adhesive nails are a one-step manicure trend without the need of glue!
If you’re a sucker for a multi-purpose product, then this is the answer to all your skincare woes. This Tri-Balm is the jack of all trades as it acts as a cleanser, exfoliator and moisturiser – great for those with little space or little time. Blended with hyaluronic acid, sweet almond and mandarin peel oils, this travel-friendly balm can simply be rinsed or tissued off.
Come summer, our skin is more likely to come under stresses from the sun and as a result, skin can become dehydrated, dry and chapped. Cue this classic. Enriched with aloe Vera, beeswax and hydrolysed soy protein, use as a moisturiser, primer or make-up remover. Small enough to fit in your hand luggage, suitcase, beach bag, hand- ok you get the point.
Finding it hard to find a scent that lasts from the early hours to the late nights? Pair up your summer adventures with this fresh, delicate and fruity floral fragrance with top notes of lemon, mandarin, freesia and a hint of pear. This playful fragrance embodies their long-established Parisian heritage giving you a fearlessly feminine, full of energy and living in the moment vibe – isn’t that what holiday’s are all about?
If you’re the sort of person that struggles to remember your vitamins when on holiday or don’t have space, this pack is the perfect solution and should find some spot in your travel checklist. Housing their flagship products; Lumity Morning and Lumity Night, each pack contains a 7-day supply containing powerful ingredients for healthy-looking skin and renewed vitality.
If collagen is more your thing, this handy travel pack contains a 7-day course of Collagen Shots, H30 Hydration Salts and H30 Night Repair Capsules along with a canvas bag. This easy-to-pack set will help keep your skin in tip-top condition, helps to maintain the body’s natural salt and moisture levels and helps bring you back from the brink of dehydration.
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Text: Laura Ward
Images: Rejuvenated, Lumity, ELLE, Embryolisse, Frances Prescott, Kiss, Soleil, Ecooking, Great Lengths, Balmond, S O C I A L. C U T