Spring break is coming up for many schools. Lots of folks will be traveling for spring vacation so today I shared some tips and must-haves for spring travel. Below are details on what I shared.
Travel-Friendly Beauty Products. Get organized with a makeup planner, multi-tasking makeup and brushes that are ready for travel.
Trish McEvoy The Makeup of a Confident Woman Makeup Planner – A huge collection of 12-full size makeup items and a travel-size fragrance in a surprisingly compact planner plus four deluxe travel sizes of essential skin care from internationally renowned makeup artist Trish McEvoy ($250, trishmcevoy.com). The collection includes:
- A black quilted Trish Makeup Planner with a limited edition “confident” zipper pull
- Eye Base Essentials Bare (upper-eye brightener and shadow primer)
- Intense Gel Eye Liner Deep Aubergine (waterproof gel liner in pencil form)
- 24-Hour Eye Shadow and Liner Rose Quartz (luminous lasting cream-to-powder pen)
- Eye Shadow Light Ginger (silky, medium-toned crease contouring shade)
- Eye Definer Blackberry Granite (richly pigmented powder eye liner)
- High Volume Mascara (smear-proofer that removes with warm water)
- Instant Eye Lift® (the “Triangle of Light®” treatment under-eye brightener and line filler)
- Light & Lift Face Color Duo (next-generation warming and highlighting textures for contouring a lit-from-within face)
- Blush Pink Glow (silky pinky-peach radiance for a warm glow), Translucent Finishing Powder (colorless blurring and setting powder)
- Lip Perfector Conditioning Balm (moisturizing line filler and self-adjusting pink tint)
- Ultra-Wear Lip Gloss Berry (hydrating, luminous, stay-in-place gloss)
- purse-size No. 9 Blackberry & Vanilla Musk Eau de Parfum and deluxe travel sizes of Gentle Cleansing Wash (vitamin-enriched eye and face cleanser)
- Beta Hydroxy Pads Daily Exfoliator (3 single-use pads that dissolve dead cells to improve skin’s radiance, texture and treatment absorption)
- Beauty Booster® Oil (the #OilForAll that instantly delivers a radiant look and the feel of young skin)
- Beauty Booster® Cream SPF 30 (radiance-restoring enriched moisturizer, primer and sunscreen)
- and a pencil sharpener
The Makeup of a Confident Woman – Take some inspirational reading on your vacation with Trish’s latest book The Makeup of a Confident Woman written with nine-time New York Times bestselling author Kristin Loberg ($30). She provides great insights about how to navigate life with confidence, talking about the importance of self-care, how to look and feel one’s best, and how to boost one’s confidence, complete with detailed, illustrated makeup tutorials and skin care advice.
Multi-tasking Makeup and Brushes – CAILYN BB Fluid Touch Compact is an award-winning, multi-tasking, all-in-one beauty cream that features a moisture-rich formula that moisturizes, brightens, corrects and conceals skin imperfections and comes in a travel-friendly compact with no risk of spills of a broken foundation bottle ($32, cailyncosmetics.com). Vitamin E delivers essential hydration to give a dewy, luminous complexion. The compact dispenses the fluid with a simple press of a button. An eco-friendly cartridge is available for refills.
CAILYN O! Wow and O! Circle Brushes – Cailyn also has amazing brushes that multi-task and have caps and storage cases that protect them for travel. The O! Wow Brush is an award-winning brush with velvet-like bristles and densely packed ultra-fine fibers to give a streak-free, airbrushed effect ($32). It blends foundation, powder, cream, moisturizer and primers seamlessly into skin. The pointed tip fits perfectly in the hollows of the eye and facial contours. The sturdy, self-standing handle with a slip off cap prevents bristles from germs, dirt and dusts, making this makeup tool the ultimate travel companion.
The CAILYN O! Circle Brush is a larger brush that gives a flawless, airbrush finish in seconds ($78). It has more than a million micro-fine, ultra-soft, beautifying bristles and an ergonomic palm grip for excellent precision and control, while 35° angle reaches every corner of face including the hollow of eyes, side of the nose, and neck areas. It travels well with its sleek, sturdy storage case.
Long-Lasting Makeup for Warmer Climates – Take long-wear formulas that travel well like CAILYN Gelux Eyebrow and Line Fix Gel Eyeliner. The award-winning CAILYN Gelux Eyebrow features a waterproof gel formula and a convenient built-in angle brush making this an ideal travel companion ($22). Available in 8 natural shades. CAILYN Line Fix Gel Eyeliner also has a waterproof gel formula that glides on smoothly to create a chic, casual look or a dramatic cat eye for a night out that is smudgeproof for up to 24 hours ($21). It also features a built-in brush that’s ideal on the go. Available in 7 highly pigmented shades.
A Healthier Option for Dropping Winter Pounds – After the all-to-common weight gain that happens over the winter, you may be feeling intimidated by visiting a warm destination and getting back into a swimsuit. With the Slenderiiz Program, you can jumpstart the spring shedding of winter weight gain with a healthy, natural weight management system that gives great results over diet and exercise alone and decreases the odds of rebound weight gain.
It’s a safe, hormone-free, pharmacopeia-approved system that has been thoroughly tested by third party research and clinical trials. It controls appetite and increases metabolism with a homeopathic formula that releases fatty deposits under the surface of the skin within the body ($43-$165, available slenderiiz.com and shop.ariix.com).
The system includes Slenderiix Homeopathic Weight Management drops and Xceler8 Weight Metabolism Support drops taken before eating and PureNourish – a nutrient-dense, vegetable protein shake that can be used to replace two meals a day. It includes prebiotics, probiotics and enzymes with 28% of daily fiber, 14 vitamins and minerals and no artificial colors or flavors, gluten, dairy, GMOs or soy.
For extra flavor and nutrition, you can add Power Boost, which has a cocoa flavor and is formulated to improve energy, stamina and metabolism with a blend of L-glutamine and branched-chain amino acids. It helps you maintain lean muscle mass and also has no artificial colors or flavors, gluten, dairy, GMOs or soy. You can also add Beauty Boost, which promotes healthy hair, skin and nails and delivers additional antioxidant superfruits and biotin with a low-glycemic formula with no artificial colors or flavors, gluten, dairy, GMOs or soy.
Traveler Wipes – You can also tote essential products without big bottles with individually wrapped wipes. Savvy Travelers makes wipes for just about anything you can think of when you’re on the go ($2.5o-$10, available at savvytravelers.com/wipes).
- Take Offz. Makeup-remover wipes that don’t need to be rinsed off.
- In the Klear. Wipes that clean lenses and screens and remove germs from cellphones.
- Bottomz Up. Wipes to feel fresh and clean “down there,” even when you’re traveling and can’t fit in a shower before heading off to your next event.
- Lift Offz. Wipes to remove nail polish and moisturize cuticles.
- Speak Eazy. Oral care wipes that clean teeth and remove coffee, wine and lipstick stains.
- No Sweat. Clear antiperspirant and deodorant wipes that won’t leave behind white marks.
- Klean Offz. Surface-cleaner wipes that remove germs from things like tray tables and light switches.