Your Holiday Beauty Kit

As menopause hits your skin and hair - dry and drier - you need your holiday beauty kit to work extra hard. Pack skincare and multi-taskers to look and feel your best on your travels. Here is our carry-on Top 10.

Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide Cream 50ml, £57


Save space in your holiday beauty kit by choosing a moisturiser that can be used as both a day and a night cream. This one by Drunk Elephant is a silky water-gel formula designed to hydrate and maintain collagen for firmer, plumper skin.

Bioderma Makeup Removing Solution 100ml, £3.98


Don’t risk dryness, blemishes or the planet by using face wipes when you’re away. Instead remove your makeup with a cotton pad and a micellar water like this from Bioderma. It’s gentle on your skin and removes any traces of dirt or excess oil. A great holiday beauty buy.

Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist 12ml, US$20


This is not your regular face mist, it’s glow in a bottle. Use it as an illuminating primer or carry it in your handbag for a quick hit of hydration when you’re out and about. Less is more when it comes to this so you’ll find it really lasts.

Elemis Pro-Collagen Hydra-Gel Eye Masks (x6), £41.60


These cooling and hydrating under eye masks are a perfect quick fix during a flight or if you’re experiencing a hot flush. You can also apply them for 15 minutes in the morning to get rid of puffy eyes.

Dr. Barbara Sturm Hyaluronic Serum 30ml, £235


When you’re on holiday your skin is likely to be more dehydrated than usual, so don’t skip your serum. Dr. Barbara Sturm’s contains a huge dose of hyaluronic acid and antioxidants to intensely nourish and protect against fine lines.

Dr Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Universal Daily Peel, £19


These conveniently packaged daily peels contain five AHAs and BHAs to smooth and refine your skin, reducing redness and shrinking pores. Just remember to be extra vigilant with sun cream when you’re using products containing retinol.

NARS The Multiple, £30


A true holiday staple, The Multiple can be used on your cheeks, eyes, lips and body. It comes in four sheer shades and has a creamy, blendable formula to enhance your sun-kissed glow.

Le Labo Santal 33 Liquid Balm 9ml, £66


Squeezing everything into a carry-on shouldn’t mean compromising on fragrance. Santal 33 is a timeless warm floral scent and this roll-on packaging is perfect for travelling.

OUAI Leave In Conditioner 45ml, £10


There’s nothing worse than getting frizzy hair due to humidity. Enriched with evening primrose and argan oil, this lightweight mist smoothes from the root to the tip to keep it looking sleek.

Slip Silk Eye Mask, £50


From the flight to your hotel room, this silk mask will ensure you get the sleep you need to look and feel rested. It helps to protect the delicate skin around your eyes, and of course, feels incredibly luxurious.

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