My skincare travel bag

23rd February 2016

I’m spending some time in France this week and thought I would share which products I take with me when I’m on the go.

Can we take a moment to appreciate this pug make up bag? It’s from Catseye and I love all of their designs.

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I always take my skincare products in my hold luggage to avoid the 100ml hand-luggage limit, although two of these products are conveniently 100ml.

My travel skincare routine consists of twice daily cleansing, toning and moisturising; I tend to leave serums, day / night creams and anything else at home to reduce the amount of stuff I have with me.

I have settled on a trio of products which help tide me over and always work well with my skin. Clarins Gentle Exfoliating Toner has a similar effect for me as Pixie Glow Tonic so I rotate them along with a non exfoliating toner and as the Clarins bottle is smaller, I bring it away with me. I also take Emma Hardie Moringa cleansing balm, in the convenient travel size, as in short I can’t really live without it (#cakeface). Blue Lagoon mineral moisturiser is my moisturiser of choice so I use it here, when I’m away, basically for all occasions; If you go to the lagoon you can get samples which are a lot smaller and great for popping in a travel bag, but I’ve run out (boo!).


Would any of these products have made it to your travel bag? What are your travel essentials?

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  • Sally
    23rd February 2016 at 8:29 am

    I’ve never tried anything from Clarin’s or Blue Lagoon actually. Is it bad I tend to use make up wipes as skincare when travelling. I always moisturise though, right now I’m using the Vitamin E cream from the Body Shop.

    Sally ~ DiagonSally

    • Amy
      23rd February 2016 at 9:31 pm

      I’m not normally a huge Clarin’s fan but this toner has been really good. Ha, I have banished wipes entirely but I can totally see how they would be convenient when on the go! I’ve heard good things about that 🙂

    26th February 2016 at 4:29 am

    I try to travel with minimal skincare, too, keeping everything to the bare essentials with the usual three step process. I hope you enjoy France, Amy!


    • Amy
      26th February 2016 at 12:52 pm

      I think it’s the easiest way! Thank you 🙂

  • thriftylilpixie
    27th February 2016 at 6:48 pm

    I want that little pug makeup bag so so so cute!

    • Amy
      28th February 2016 at 10:01 pm

      It makes me smile whenever I see it! x

  • Christina Marie
    28th February 2016 at 6:20 pm

    Such a cute travel bag! I really want to try some of the Blue Lagoon products, you always have such good things to say about them x

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    • Amy
      28th February 2016 at 10:01 pm

      I think of all the skincare products I’ve tried and used, that moisturiser is the one product I would recommend more than any other. I got my mum using it recently, I should brand rep for them haha. I’m having my “hen” party there and am already thinking about the products I need to stock up on whilst there x