Travel light: 10 on-the-go products
BaByliss Pro $40: It’s only 14cm long but has the guts of a full-sized dryer. There's dual voltage for worldwide use, two speed and heat settings and two different nozzle attachments for smoothing and diffusion.
Ecoya Travel Candle, $24: This is in a steel tin so you can safely snuff the flame with no messy spills. We particularly love the vanilla bean fragrance.
Body Shop Travel Pack, $22: This is an international travel-safe bag of small vials and containers to hold all your favourite beauty products. Comes with a spatula to transfer your fave creams into their travels jars.
Jo Malone Pomegranate Noir fragrance, 30ml $110: Jo Malone’s perfumes are available in tiny bottles as well as larger ones, so you can have one for home and one for your suitcase. If you’re after travel fragrance on a budget, sweet talk the shop assistant at the beauty counter for a tiny tester vial of your favourite scent.
Moa The Green balm, $10.95 from Samplebar.co.nz: This unassuming little balm is a hero in a plastic tub. The all-natural product makes for the perfect travel buddy. It can be used to heal cold sores, grazes and cuts, soothe eczema, sunburn and rashes, and moisturise and hydrate the face, lips, dry elbows and body. Makes a great hand cream and can also be used as a make-up remover. You can get it in teeny 15ml or standard 50ml tubs.
Aurora Spa Rituals travel Pack, $42: A great little pampering hair and body pack if you don’t trust the hotel body wash. Contains Rose & Aloe Body Cleanser, Ultra Rich Body Cream, Rose Otto & Nettle Clarifying Shampoo, and Burdock & Rose Revitalising Conditioner.
Hourglass double-ended complexion brush $128: When you’re pushed for room you want your tools to work harder for you. Kill two make-up needs with one stone with this dual brush stick. One end is great for foundation and concealer, and the other for blusher and bronzers.
O&M Mini Minerals' Maintain the Mane, $44: The Aussie brand of natural mineral-based hair has come out with this adorable travel pack of hair-loving products. This stuff is truly amazing, you’ll come back from being away looking like you’ve spent all your time at a salon. A pack contains Original Detox Shampoo, Maintain the Mane Shampoo, Maintain the Mane Conditioner, The Power Base Protein Masque, and Seven Day Miracle Masque.
Dermalogica Antioxidant Hydramist, $24 for 30ml: This refreshing mist can be spritzed on during flights to refresh a tired face, or used under makeup as a daily toner. Hydrating and toning, and it smells like lavender.
Tender Love + Carry bag, $39.95: This travel toilet bag has a handy hook to hang on the back of your hotel door. Unfold it to store a surprising amount of products in its little pouches.
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Whether you're travelling for work or play, you've got to pack right, and light. We've tried and tested tonnes of products so that we can bring you the 10 best items for your next trip. Oh, and they're all small, so you'll save space for that holiday shoe shopping.
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