Friday, October 30, 2015

Travel Size Beauty Favourites

By: Lisa Ng

I do quite a bit of traveling and I have a couple travel-sized favourites that I absolutely can't live without. I always keep a packed bag of toiletries in my suitcase so I'm ready to go at a moment's notice and not re-packing the same things over and over again. 

If you travel a lot, I suggest keeping a packed toiletry case ready to go and invest in a few of your mini favourites. Here are the my travel size beauty favourites that I'm loving lately:

La Fresh Make-up Remover Wipes –  For make-up removal, I am in love with these little packs from La Fresh. La Fresh wipes are free of parabens, sulfates, triclosan, dyes, pegs, and artificial fragrances. They are also compostable and biodegradable – and are made in California using solar energy. 

They slip easily into your purse or toiletry bag and the size is perfect – you don’t have to bring a whole 30-pack of wipes with you on your trip, which is what I used to do. Love, love, love these. 

OSIS Mini Refresh Dry Shampoo – Dry shampoo recently entered my travel arsenal and I love this mini version that OSIS offers. It does not leave your hair powder white and absorbs very quickly. It does a great job picking up oil. 

I spray it above my head (not directly on) and then I use a big brush to comb the product through my hair. Which means I style my hair once at the start of my trip and use this dry shampoo to keep it looking fresh for at least 2-3 days before I have to wash it again. It saves me a TON of time. Another trick is to spray it on before you go to bed and have the powder absorb oil overnight!
Elnett Travel Size Hairspray – This is one of my favourite hairspray brands of all time. It gives me an incredibly strong hold, but leave my hair soft and still touchable. There is no crunchiness to it. I’ve used other sprays before, but nothing comes close to an all-day hold like Elnett . Their signature spray is available in this travel-size aerosol spray.

Ole Henriksen 3 Little Wonders Mini Collection – I generally don’t travel with full-size skincare products. I actually keep a separate toiletry bag that I store in my suitcase that is always fully packed and ready-to-go with duplicates of my daily products. 

It truly takes the stress out of packing. I’m a fan of Ole Henriksen’s skincare products and I love this travel size collection that’s priced at only $22.50 – a great deal for these high quality products. The collection includes a serum, moisturizer and night gel which left my skin feeling hydrated and looking great!

What are your travel size beauty favourites right now? 

Lisa Ng is also the Editor-in-Chief of This Beautiful Day, a lifestyle blog for smart women. You can follow her online @helloLisaNg + on Instagram @ThisBeautifulDay.

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