Your Definitive Holiday Beauty Packing List

Updated 06/27/18
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No matter where you're jetting off to, you will always need a holiday beauty packing list. Why? Well, we've all been there: we get halfway around the world only to realise our favourite beauty product is sat longingly on our bathroom shelf at home. Of course, the little gift shop in the middle of this far-flung holiday destination doesn't stock Nurofen, let alone Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream (£28). And don't even let us remind you what happens when you try to sneak your favourite 150-millilitre body lotion through security (just like the lottery, you're unlikely to win that one).

That's why you need to plan, with military precision, which beauty products you're going to pack before you go away. Luckily, at Byrdie, we love making lists, so here is every single beauty product you could ever need for any type of holiday.

Keep scrolling to check off your beauty products as you pack, and make sure you bookmark this page for future reference…

Note: If you're travelling by plane with a carry-on, ensure all liquids are 100 millilitres or under and can all fit into the regulation clear plastic bag (approximately 20 cm x 20 cm).

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Holiday beauty packing list: the overnight trip
In Your Wash Bag:

Face:

Toothbrush and toothpaste
Dental floss
Mouthwash
Face wash/face wipes—we love Bioderma H20 Crealine Wipes (£17).
Makeup remover—face and eye
Muslin cloth/flannel
Cotton wool—pads and buds
Toner
Serum 
Moisturiser—day/night. (Gallinée La Culture Hydrating Face Cream (£35) can be used day and night. We also love La Mer Moisturizing Cream, £120)
Eye cream
Deodorant (Sure Women Maximum Protection Anti-Perspirant Deodorant Cream (£5) is the best we've used.)

Toothbrush and toothpaste
Dental floss
Mouthwash
Face wash/face wipes—we love Bioderma H20 Crealine Wipes (£17).
Makeup remover—face and eye
Muslin cloth/flannel
Cotton wool—pads and buds
Toner
Serum 
Moisturiser—day/night. (Gallinée La Culture Hydrating Face Cream (£35) can be used day and night. We also love La Mer Moisturizing Cream, £120)
Eye cream
Deodorant (Sure Women Maximum Protection Anti-Perspirant Deodorant Cream (£5) is the best we've used.)

Body and Hair:

In Your Makeup Bag:

Shower gel
Shampoo
ConditionerBody scrub
Razor
Body lotion
Perfume
Hairstyling products: hair spray, salt spray, serum, dry shampoo
Hair ties
Hair accessories
Shower cap

Foundation
Concealer
Face powder
Blusher
Bronzer
Highlighter
Lipstick/lip gloss
Lip balm
Eye shadow
Mascara
Eyeliner
Brow pencil/powder
False lashes 

Tools:

Tweezers
Brow comb/brush
Eyelash curlers
Makeup brushes
Blotting papers
Hairbrush
Hair dryer
Tongs/straighteners
Face cleanser: Clarisonic/Foreo

Extras:

Holiday beauty packing list: add-ons: the long weekend
In Your Wash Bag:

Face:

SPF face spray
Cooling face mist

SPF face spray
Cooling face mist

Suntan lotion (handbag size)
Hand cream 

Holiday beauty packing list: add-ons: the beach holiday
In Your Wash Bag:

Face:

Suntan lotion
After-sun/tan maximiser
Aloe vera gel
Body shimmer
Fake tan
Hair mask
Hair oil
UV protection hair mist
Salt spray

Body and Hair:

Suntan lotion
After-sun/tan maximiser
Aloe vera gel
Body shimmer
Fake tan
Hair mask
Hair oil
UV protection hair mist
Salt spray

In Your Makeup Bag:

Tools:

Epilator 

BB cream with SPF
Eye shadow/lip/face palette
Nail polish
Nail polish remover 

Holiday beauty packing list: add-ons: the long-haul trip
In-Flight:

All under 100ml:

Sheet mask
Hydrating face mist (pump, not atomiser)
Calming pulse point oil
Sleep eye mask

In Your Wash Bag:

Sheet mask
Hydrating face mist (pump, not atomiser)
Calming pulse point oil
Sleep eye mask

Holiday beauty packing list: add-ons: the skiing holiday
In Your Wash Bag:

High-factor SPF stick for face
Intensive moisturising face/body cream
Hand salve
Bath soak for muscles/post-workout muscle balm

High-factor SPF stick for face
Intensive moisturising face/body cream
Hand salve
Bath soak for muscles/post-workout muscle balm

Extras:

Holiday packing list: Beauty
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