Thursday, October 19, 2017

My Holiday Makeup Bag

I am currently writing this blog post from the comfort of Gatwick Airport as I head of to sunny Spain for 5 days. I am so excited to finally switch off for a couple of days and just drink and eat my way through the holiday. I haven't done a 'holiday makeup bag' in forever, so thought it would be nice to let you know what products I'll be taking on holiday with me! I probably won't be wearing too much makeup during the day as I'm hoping I can lounge around outside and give my skin a break, but I will be making some effort during the evenings when going out for dinner. 

I'll be going quite light on the base as it will be still quite warm, so my trusty 
bareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream will be my only foundation/base product I'll be bringing on holiday, although I refuse to leave anywhere without some sort of concealer so my Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer will too be joining in case any disastrous spots do arrive. I can't really be bothered to be taking too many products with me, so thought the The Kylie Cosmetics Koko Kollection Pressed Powder Face Palette would be perfect as it has a highlighter, a more 'summery' blush I can get a bit of use out of this time of the year, and two beautiful highlighters. 

For the eyes, I'll be using one palette and one palette only which is my new TheBalm Nude Tude Eyeshadow Palette* which has some fabulous shades to take me from day-to-night and I feel like I can revisit some of the more Summery shades that I didn't really play around with much over here. I'll of course be taking my Revlon Colorstay 2 in 1 Angled Kajal Eyeliner* with me (I won't be messing around with ANY gel or liquid liners this holiday) along with my Revlon Mega Multiplier Mascara* which I have been loving for big voluminous lashes.

For the lips I think I've managed to bring it down to three products...I know, I'm pretty darn proud too. I've been abandoning my Charlotte Tilbury 'Bitch Perfect' lipstick since we edged into Autumn and finally have an excuse to bring the peachy tones back out, it's super comfortable so perfect int he heat and isn't too harsh of a colour to wear in the day time. For a nude I'm bringing my new found love the BareMinerals Gen Nude Matte Liquid Lip Colour 'JuJu'* as it's a very moussey comfortable nude and for a bright pop of colour, which I am desperate to wear is the stunning In Love With The Koko Liquid Lipstick 'Doll' a bright tangerine which seems perfect for this time of the year. 

And here I'm signing off for a bit, ready for a glass of wine! 


  1. I've always wanted to try the Revlon foundations!

    Candice | Beauty Candy Loves

  2. I love the sound of the koko lipstick, love orange tones!

    Lotte |

  3. The Bare Minerals liquid lip shade sounds perfect, have a lovely time away, oh I wish I was basking in some sun haha xx

  4. I love mixed face palettes for travelling - so handy! Have a lovely time in Spain!

    Pumpkin Lemonade

  5. Have an amazing time! That Kylie lipstick is just gorgeous, what a beautiful summer shade!

    The Makeup Directory

  6. I hope you're having a lovely time on holiday, I'm super jealous! Three lip products is quite an achievement xx

  7. I still need to get my hands on the Collection concealer, I feel like it has been so talked about for years now!

    Danielle xx

  8. The bareMinerals Complexion Rescue is the perfect base to take on holiday with you for sure!

    Lucy | Forever September

  9. I still need to get my hands on Bitch Perfect, I keep saying to myself why don't I have it?! xx


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