Holiday Proof Makeup: Must-Have Products

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If you’re lucky enough to be jetting off to hotter climates this summer then there's one thing to remember- less is more when it comes to packing your makeup bag. We’ve listed just the essentials you’ll need to full-proof your makeup and keep you looking fresh and glowing in the glorious heat.

Tinted Moisturizer

Rule 1 for holiday makeup is to make sure the only thing you’re layering on thick is your sunscreen. Bottom line; keep it minimal. Switch your foundation to something light-weight and sheer that will even out your complexion but also show off your sun-kissed skin. Our vote is for Laura Mercier’s oil free tinted moisturizer- it will withstand the heat and keep you looking flawless even when the weather is working against you.

Blot Powder

Next you’ll need something that ensures your make up stays put during those long days. We’d suggest steering clear of loose powder which can leave your skin looking dry and cakey and instead opt for blot powder. Easy to use, impossible to overdo and almost undetectable on the skin, this can be used throughout the day and night to touch up your makeup.


And to keep you looking fresh and glowing, the hero of all beauty products; bronzer. A firm favourite of ours is the Hourglass cream to powder bronzer. Its creamy texture glides on like a dream and it sets to a matte, powder finish so there’s no need to worry about it melting off.

Waterproof Mascara

No summer-proof makeup look would be complete without waterproof mascara. This one from Lancôme has firmly established itself as a Holy Grail mascara and it certainly doesn’t disappoint on its claims. With no chance of it smudging, smearing or melting off it’s a no brainer for your travel bag.

Brow Set

And last but not least- brow set. Eyebrows should be an important part of your beauty regime as they shape your face and make or break your look. Grab this beauty from Mac to tame and groom your brows, and most importantly keep them from melting off.