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13 travel size toiletries you shouldn't leave home without

By: Julia McEwen
13 travel size toiletries your shouldn't leave home

Benefit Author: Julia McEwen

Beauty

13 travel size toiletries you shouldn't leave home without

By: Julia McEwen

After you've booked your getaway your outfit selection shouldn't be the only thing you plan for, especially when you're relying on your carry-on bag to house all your necessities. Whether you're planning a quick escape for the weekend or longer journey, as long as you're relying on carry-on you need to pack efficiently. These mini and multipurpose beauty aids will have you covered. 

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13 travel size toiletries we won't leave home without

Double-play

Smudge-proof (and smooch-proof!) this liquid-gel formula adds the perfect flush to your cheeks and rosy wash to your lips. Benefit Cosmetics Posie Tint, $39, sephora.ca.

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By: Julia McEwen Source: Sephora

13 travel size toiletries we won't leave home without

Glow for it

This cult-favourite toning mist comes in a mini size which is just what you want to spray (into your face) as you prepare to disembark from a long—or short—journey. It helps bring a glowy finish to dull complexions and contains grape seed extract, rosemary, mint and soothing rose essential oil. Caudalie Beauty Elixir, 30 mL, $19, sephora.ca.

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By: Julia McEwen Source: Sephora

13 travel size toiletries we won't leave home without

Show of hands

This cult-favourite hand cream is enriched with 20% she butter, but still penetrates into the skin rapidly. The scent is minimal and soothing, subtle enough that it won't annoy an anti-fragrance person if you happen to be seated next to them on the flight. L'Occitane En Provence Shea Butter Hand Cream, 30 mL, $12, ca.loccitane.com.

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By: Julia McEwen Source: L'Occitane

13 travel size toiletries we won't leave home without

Clean slate

Didn't have time to get Shellac and now your manicure is chipping mid-vacation? Next time stash one or two of these nail polish remover pads in your purse, each wipe has enough product to clean all 10 nails. Crabtree and Evelyn Nail Polish Remover Wipes, eight wipes for $5, crabtree-evelyn.com.

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By: Julia McEwen Source: Crabtree and Evelyn

13 travel size toiletries we won't leave home without

Mr. Clean

This apothecary-inspired brand is known for its gourmet flavours and super-cool tubes. Plus, it whitens, protects teeth and leaves you with fresh breath. MARVIS Ginger Mint Toothpaste, 75mL, $9, thebay.com.

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By: Julia McEwen Source: Hudson's Bay

13 travel size toiletries we won't leave home without

Double agent

This convenient compact uses cushion technology that will bestow your skin with hydration, UVA/UVB protection and leave a medium (yet build-able) coverage. The watery consistency that delivers the same level of SPF and a light to medium coverage. It’s applied with a “cushion,” yet the formula lives in a reservoir under a sponge. Every time you press your cushion on the sponge the liquid formula is released. Laneige BB Cushion, $44, sephora.ca.

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By: Julia McEwen Source: Laneige

13 travel size toiletries we won't leave home without

Small wonder

Just about every beauty editor out there is using RMS on the regular. This coconut-oil based balm is so gentle that it can even be used around your eyes (!) The balm comes in both vanilla and cocoa flavors, but the scent is so light and the balm is so non-greasy that it won't feel like a dessert-worthy indulgence. RMS Lip & Skin Balm, $28, beautymark.ca.

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By: Julia McEwen Source: RMS Lip & Skin

13 travel size toiletries we won't leave home without

Smooth moves

These masks are individually packed, making it easy to toss into your carryon-bag. Open the sachet and apply on damp skin, wait for seven minutes then rinse away. The mask uses a patented technology called SiliciaLift. As the mask dries a network of silica particles contract, which helps diminish the appearance of fine lines and creating a smoother surface. Dermarche Labs Roloxin Lift Instant Skin Smoothing Masque, five masques for $59, sephora.com.

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By: Julia McEwen Source: sephora.com

13 travel size toiletries we won't leave home without

Frequent flyer

This clear reusable bag can store all your liquid beauty essentials. It's TSA-friendly, so it should help you breeze through security with minimal fuss. Sephora Collection Beauty on the Fly, $6, sephora.ca.

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By: Julia McEwen Source: Sephora

13 travel size toiletries we won't leave home without

Magic potion

This eucalyptus, citrus, lavender, palmrosa, rosemary and peppermint blend of essential oils helps reduce the symptoms of travel. The roll-on format is to be applied to the temples, under the chin and on the soles of the feet. Arrive Revived Jet lag & travel remedy, $20, saje.ca.

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By: Julia McEwen Source: Saje

13 travel size toiletries we won't leave home without

Multitasker

Are you the type of person always fishing around your purse looking for an elastic band to whip your hair into a topknot or ponytail? If so, this compact retractable hair brush and hair-tie holder just might be your new best friend. Sephora Collection Push & Pop Travel Pop-up Brush, $10, sephora.ca.

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By: Julia McEwen Source: Sephora

13 travel size toiletries we won't leave home without

Mask crusader

The recycled air on flights can really do a number on your skin's barrier—breaking it down and sapping moisture from you it. Either pack a hydrating sheet mask so you can apply it when you arrive at your hotel, or if you're feeling brave enough, slap on the mask inflight, about 30 minutes before you land, and you'll walk off that flight with plump, dewy and beautiful skin. Trust. The Face Shop Intense Moisture Mascream Sheet, $5, thefaceshop.ca.

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By: Julia McEwen Source: The Face Shop

13 travel size toiletries we won't leave home without

Solid sunscreen

Slick this sunscreen stick on your face and ears straight from the tube. The broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection is water resistant and oil-free, meaning it won't clog your pores or sting sensitive eyes. Sun Bum Sunscreen Face Stick SPF 30, $18, amazon.ca.

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By: Julia McEwen Source: Sun Bum

 

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