DIY BATH MELTS

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July in Arizona has only two types of weather : blistering hot or monsoons. Usually towards the end of the month, we start to see some pretty crazy rain storms hit the valley. Although the days after are a bit muggy, the bit of relief from the sun is extremely welcome. During those summer showers, one of my favorite things to do is take a warm bath and listen to the thunder.

One of the best things about taking a bath is choosing which cocktail of bubbles, skincare products, and scents we want to add to it. I’m always looking for something to jazz the water up a bit, but I also need it to take care of my skin. Summertime calls for lots of hours spent in the pool. When I’ve been in the chlorine water for a long time, the effects of pool chemicals paired with being out in the sun really takes a toll on my skin. I need products that can do a bit of a detox, as well as keep it from drying out. Enter bath melts. These little guys have been my favorite things to make on weekends! The best part is they only require 3 ingredients!

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DIY Bath Melts

– 1/2 cup Baking Soda

– 1/2 cup Epsom Salts (y’all know how much we love epsom salts!)

– 1 TBS Coconut Oil

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Simply combine all ingredients in a bowl and whisk together until well blended. You want the mixture to stick together, but not be so wet that it sticks to your hands. If you find it’s too thin, just add a bit more baking soda. You’ll want to be able to pick it up in your hand and have it be mold-able.

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Next, pat into the bottom of a cupcake tin – use cupcake liners to avoid an oily mess and for easy removal. Let it set for a couple hours in the fridge, or overnight on the counter to harden and take shape.

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When done, simply pop out and store in a tupperware container. Use one per bath. The coconut oil will help moisturize your skin, and the baking soda with epsom salts help with a light detox!

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TWISTED UP SUMMER HAIRSTYLE

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I could not be more excited that it’s 4th of July weekend! This holiday is one of my absolute favorites, I have so many wonderful memories of times spent BBQing, swimming, and celebrating our beautiful country.
Most of the time, we try to get out of town for the fourth to avoid the heat, the crowds, and the heat. Anyone will tell you that July temperatures in Arizona are nothing short of brutal. Unfortunately, it looks like my family will be stuck here for the holiday, so styling my hair to make the back of my neck a little more comfortable is a must.
It’s really easy to default to an easy ponytail or top knot when the heat is too unbearable to wear your hair down. I myself have fallen victim to the constant bun when the going gets rough. For the holiday though, I want to do something a little different, something that stands out. Now you guys all know I’m not a fan of anything that takes more than a few minutes. I was inspired by this summer hairstyle Riawna Capri did on Julianne Hough for a DWTS event. I love the separation of the hair, so I came up with a more dramatic effect using twists instead. Here’s the simple how-to:
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Start with 1-2 day dirty hair. The grit will help to hold the style together. If you feel like it’s a bit to oily, spray a bit of dry shampoo at your roots.
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Grab a handful of bobby pins and maybe some hairspray if your hair doesn’t want to stay put.
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Starting from your hairline, grab a 1-1.5 inch section of hair and begin twisting back.
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Secure with a bobby pin and continue around your head.
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You can loosen the twists and make them bigger by gently pulling the outside of it until you reach your desired volume. If you pull a lot of it, be prepared to secure the twist with extra bobby pins.
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You’ll be left with the long pieces in the back. Simply twist around, or form into small buns to give the back of the style a bit of volume.
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Pull some wispy pieces around your face if you so desire, then top of with a bit of hairspray and you’ll be ready to watch fireworks and enjoy some BBQ well into the evening!
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FATHER’S DAY SKINCARE

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With Father’s Day around the corner, a few of us may be stressing over what to get the men in our lives to celebrate. Whether it’s our own dad’s, the father of our children (in my case our children consist of two dogs), or a close friend or family member, I feel like guys in general are difficult to shop for. They either say, “don’t get me anything, I’d rather save the money” or “I want the most expensive product at the Apple store that we obviously can’t afford”. Narrowing down the perfect gift for these great men in our lives can be a serious struggle.

Since I started writing for Lauren Kelp, this column has primarily focused around women’s beauty. I love gathering tips and rounding up tutorials for all you lady friends, but what about the guys? Sure, we don’t have very many men clicking a link to “the best braids for summer”, but for lots of guys, skin and haircare is important too! (Though they might never admit it!) A while ago, I bought my husband a few men’s products from Flora Apothecary. I was nervous about how he would react to using products that were all natural, but to both of our surprise, he absolutely loves them!  So without any further adieu, I’d like to share a few of my husband’s favorite Flora Apothecary products! Any of these would make a great addition to a Father’s Day gift, and I’m here to tell you why!

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Flora Apothecary’s Beard Oil is numero uno on this list of great men’s products. These days, it’s rare to find a gentleman without facial hair. Beards have made a huge comeback, and it’s no question why. THEY’RE MANLY! However, keeping face scruff in tip-top condition is something all men should be doing. Just like the hair on your head, it’s important to keep beards cleaned and conditioned. To quote my husband “Guys don’t compliment each other’s looks often. However, a beard is one thing a dude can compliment another dude on, and it’s not weird at all.” This Beard Oil keeps the hair moisturized, and can help tame a lot of the craziness of facial hair. It’s best used directly out of the shower – just a few drops should do the trick!

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I don’t know about you ladies, but most of the men in my life are not product junkies like myself. They don’t deal with all the frills of body wash, scrubs, lotions and so on. Most dudes like soap and that’s it. The Gent’s Body Soap is a great choice for the simple man. What I love most about this product is the scent! I can’t stand super strong men’s soaps or cleansers. The scent in this soap is light, but has just the right masculine touch. Not to mention, it’s made with all natural ingredients like shea butter, guaranteed to moisturize men’s skin to what’s needed.

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Lastly, let’s not forget some shaving soap. For guys who shave regularly, like my dad, rock just a mustache, or need to clean up the beard areas, having a good shave soap is key. The Shave Soap doesn’t dry out the skin (thanks to some handy-dandy coconut oil), and provides a great barrier between the skin and razor. Not to mention, using the brush to lather and apply will leave him feeling nostalgic and super cool.

Plan on getting any of the men in your life one of these products from Flora Apothecary for Father’s Day?Snap a pic and tag us on Instagram / Twitter with @laurenkelp and #LKbeauty.


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BEST SUMMER BRAIDS ROUND-UP

Want to avoid the sweaty-mess look this summer? Yea, us too. We’ve rounded up the best summer braids to help you beat the heat and look fabulous while doing it!
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1. RIBBON CROWN

Oh, hello, Summer. Don’t mind me, I am just over here with my fabulously casual ribbon crown braid. Oh, you think like I look like a Botticelli goddess? Stop it, you are too kind. (via Irrelephant)

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2. THE BOHEMIAN SIDE BRAID

This is the quintessential “I want to look like I stepped out of a Kinfolk shoot” braid. It’s beautiful, etherial, and totally cool without being “cool” – know what I mean? Plus the messy fish-tail thing – digging it. You’ve got my vote sassy bohemian side braid (via The Wonder Forest)

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3. THE FIVE -MINUTE FRENCHIE

A classic take on the milkmaid braids, we can’t get enough of this effortlessly cool look. Plus, isn’t the model adorable (wink wink)? But seriously, short hair – long hair – weird in between growing stages hair, this look is perfect and weirdly very easy to do. (via Lauren Kelp)

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4. DOUBLE DUTCH BRAID

Total throwback to those playground days but in a sassy, girl-next-door-grew-up-and-got-really-cool way. Plus, this is a lifesaver when you have to do anything outside this summer and want to keep your hair out of your face but need something cuter than a ponytail. (via Sincerely Truly Scrumptious)

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5. THE JULIANNE HOUGH MESSY BRAID

This is for all you shortie (haired) girls out there! Plus anyone who loves Julianne Hough and wants to try and be here ( i.e. moi). Want to master that celebrity messy braid look? Here’s how! (via Julianne Hough)


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'DON'T SWEAT IT' SUMMER MAKEUP TRICKS

IMG_3990Summer is *hands down* the worst season for makeup. With heat and humidity constantly hanging around, our faces basically melt off within a few hours. I’ve fallen victim to this several times.

Recently, my husband and I have gotten really into golf. We’ve played a couple of games, and although it isn’t a terribly physical sport, being out in the hot sun can really make you sweat. I remember looking at myself in the mirror in the car just after the first time we played nine holes, and I couldn’t believe what my face looked like! There were lines down my cheeks from the sweat, and my mascara had melted underneath my eyes. Thank goodness I had sunglasses on! After that, I was bound and determined to find something to literally “save face” out in the sun and heat. Today I’m sharing three simple beauty hacks to keep your summer makeup looking natural and fresh in the great outdoors.

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1. Foundation

If you’re a gal like me with discoloration, or just need something to even out your skin tone, foundation is probably one of your top 3 beauty products. While outdoors, you never want to wear something with full coverage. Why? For one, while you’re in natural lighting, it’s far more easy to see all the make up caked on your face than in florescent light. The second reason is, if you sweat and then wipe your face, that stuff will slide right off leaving you with a big streak. Instead, I recommend sticking with just an under eye concealer and tinted moisturizer. Both will have light coverage, leaving your skin with a nice glow that’s far more natural than your daily coverage. I love the tinted moisturizer from Sonia Kashuk, plus the fact that is has SPF makes me SUPER happy!

 

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2. Blush and Bronzer

Powdered blushes and bronzers are another product that will easily streak, or make you look far too done up for time spend outdoors. I highly recommend using a cream version instead. Just a light sweep should do it. One hack that I absolutely love when I’m out of blush, is using a bit of lipstick instead! Put a little on the tip of your finger, dab on across your cheekbone, then blend with a kabuki brush. It is such an easy hack, and with the right blending, looks so natural!

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3. Don’t sweat about your sweat

I know it’s easier said than done, but try not to worry too much about what you look like. You are, after all, outside having a good time rather than being stuck in an office. Concentrating on what you look like by constantly taking a peek in the mirror will only distract from the memories you could otherwise be making. Chances are, nobody else will really notice if your mascara bleeds a little bit. They’ll be more focused on having great conversation and good times with you.

Although, a little waterproof mascara might help too! 🙂

Plan on trying out any of these outdoor beauty hacks? Snap a pic and tag us on Instagram / Twitter with @laurenkelp and #LKbeauty.


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‘DON’T SWEAT IT’ SUMMER MAKEUP TRICKS

IMG_3990Summer is *hands down* the worst season for makeup. With heat and humidity constantly hanging around, our faces basically melt off within a few hours. I’ve fallen victim to this several times.

Recently, my husband and I have gotten really into golf. We’ve played a couple of games, and although it isn’t a terribly physical sport, being out in the hot sun can really make you sweat. I remember looking at myself in the mirror in the car just after the first time we played nine holes, and I couldn’t believe what my face looked like! There were lines down my cheeks from the sweat, and my mascara had melted underneath my eyes. Thank goodness I had sunglasses on! After that, I was bound and determined to find something to literally “save face” out in the sun and heat. Today I’m sharing three simple beauty hacks to keep your summer makeup looking natural and fresh in the great outdoors.

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1. Foundation

If you’re a gal like me with discoloration, or just need something to even out your skin tone, foundation is probably one of your top 3 beauty products. While outdoors, you never want to wear something with full coverage. Why? For one, while you’re in natural lighting, it’s far more easy to see all the make up caked on your face than in florescent light. The second reason is, if you sweat and then wipe your face, that stuff will slide right off leaving you with a big streak. Instead, I recommend sticking with just an under eye concealer and tinted moisturizer. Both will have light coverage, leaving your skin with a nice glow that’s far more natural than your daily coverage. I love the tinted moisturizer from Sonia Kashuk, plus the fact that is has SPF makes me SUPER happy!

 

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2. Blush and Bronzer

Powdered blushes and bronzers are another product that will easily streak, or make you look far too done up for time spend outdoors. I highly recommend using a cream version instead. Just a light sweep should do it. One hack that I absolutely love when I’m out of blush, is using a bit of lipstick instead! Put a little on the tip of your finger, dab on across your cheekbone, then blend with a kabuki brush. It is such an easy hack, and with the right blending, looks so natural!

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3. Don’t sweat about your sweat

I know it’s easier said than done, but try not to worry too much about what you look like. You are, after all, outside having a good time rather than being stuck in an office. Concentrating on what you look like by constantly taking a peek in the mirror will only distract from the memories you could otherwise be making. Chances are, nobody else will really notice if your mascara bleeds a little bit. They’ll be more focused on having great conversation and good times with you.

Although, a little waterproof mascara might help too! 🙂

Plan on trying out any of these outdoor beauty hacks? Snap a pic and tag us on Instagram / Twitter with @laurenkelp and #LKbeauty.


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HOMEMADE INSECT REPELLENT

BREANN0008A few months ago, Lauren, Stancy and I headed out to a gorgeous Phoenix neighborhood to take a few photos of moi for the website. It was a warm Autumn evening, and the lighting was seriously dreamy. Having your photo taken can be a really awkward experience, but Stancy and Lauren gave me the best direction, and really helped me to feel confident and comfortable. Their work definitely resonates in the images Stancy captured, but there was one thing about the shoot they just couldn’t help me with.

You can’t see it in the photos, but there were about a MILLION mosquitos swarming my legs. (Okay, maybe a million is a bit dramatic, but there were definitely a lot.) I could feel several at a time biting at my shins and ankles. My face may seem cool and collected, but I was screaming inside. I had about a dozen large welts on each of my legs for about a week afterward – not pretty.

Since then, homemade insect repellent is one thing that always remains in my cosmetic bag. Sure, it’s kind of like medicine rather than a beauty product, but if you guys had seen my legs, you’d definitely consider it for vanity purposes too!

IMG_3908One thing I can’t stand about store-bought insect repellent is obviously the scent. Most repellents smell like poison to me, and to be honest, I don’t like using products with so many chemicals on my skin. All you long time subscribers of #LKbeauty know I love to take a natural approach to things, and this is no exception. After a little online research, I came up with my own blend of insect repellant!

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YOU WILL NEED:

– A small spray bottle – really any size will do.

– Witch Hazel (can be found at Walgreens and even Target)

– Lemon or Citronella Essential Oil

– Melaleuca Essential Oil

HOW TO MAKE IT:

– Simply fill the bottle about 3/4 full of Witch Hazel.

– Next add 5 drops of each oil

– Shake the bottle vigorously before each use and apply liberally.

– It’s THAT simple!

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Since the weather has been warming up here in Arizona, we are starting to see little mosquitos re-populate. I’ve been using this blend for a few weeks now, and all the pests have steered clear of me. What I love most, is the citrus scent! It’s really perfect for this time of year, and I doubt anyone will tell you that your essential oils smell bad. I now look forward to a Summer of bite free legs, and more time spent outdoors!

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FAUX TAN AT HOME

Processed with VSCOcam with c3 presetWe’ve all been there. You’re at a beginning of Summer pool party/ BBQ, ready to soak in all the rays and enjoy a little home-cooking. You’ve worked on your swimsuit body for months and are ready to show off the fruits of your labor. As you’re getting ready and put on that cute new swimsuit, you look in the mirror and realize one thing: You are paler than the freaking moon.

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This has basically been the story of my life for the past seven years or so. I was addicted to tanning beds my senior year of high school, and was never seen without a golden hue of skin. I loved having a sun-kissed glow – until I learned about a little thing called melanoma. Ever since then, I’ve sworn off of almost all contact with the sun and am a huge advocate for sunscreen. While I no longer worry about the health of my skin, I still crave having a dark tan when the warmer weather appears. While I would never step foot back into a tanning salon again, there are quite a few ways to get a perfect faux tan at home! Today, I’m going to share a few of my tried and true tips for achieving the perfect sunless tan.

My first and most important piece of advice is to take it slow. Too many times I’ve seen girls attempt to go from their ivory skin to “I just spent two weeks in Hawaii” tan in one go. This will almost ALWAYS leave you with streaks, spots, and uneven color. I suggest picking up a tanner that works gradually, like this one from L’Oreal.

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Start with shaving your legs (or arms if you feel so inclined) either a couple hours or even the night before you apply self-tanner. The reason being is that you always want to scrub and exfoliate your skin just before applying the self-tanner. If you shave and then scrub, you can irritate your skin, creating a hostile surface for the tanner. Not to mention, the scrub can even burn your new smooth legs if it has ingredients like salt in it, which most products do.

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Step 2.

Find an exfoliating scrub that has moisturizing elements in it, such as coconut oil. I highly suggest using the coffee and sweet orange scrub from Bloke Body. Most folks will tell you to avoid anything oils in it before applying tanner, because it creates a barrier between your skin and the faux color. While that is true, I don’t necessarily believe they should be avoided entirely. Most of us do not have perfectly even skin. You very likely have dry patches on certain surfaces – I know I especially do on my shins. By using a scrub that has a bit of moisturizer, you will help to even out those parts of the skin. If you’re worried about it not allowing the tanner to really soak in, wait a couple hours after scrubbing for your skin to dry completely.

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Step 3.

Apply the tanner in a well lit area – preferably in natural sunlight so you can see exactly what you’re doing. I always start with quite a bit of the tanner in my hands so I can cover a large area quickly. Use large strokes and plan on blending in afterward. Small strokes and only covering small areas will cause overlapping and streaking. If you see any streaks or weirds spots near areas like your ankles, take a damp washcloth and gently rub in until blended.

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As soon as you have applied the tanner, get to a sink and wash your hands as quickly as you can with soap, warm water and a washcloth. Make sure to wipe in between your fingers – there’s nothing more obvious about a faux tan than orange hands.

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Step 5.

Let it dry for a couple of hours before putting any sunblock or lotion on.  To build up your tan, wait a day to shower and apply again. It will always come off when you get your skin wet again, but if you’re consistent it will definitely start to stick!

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“OUT THE DOOR” HAIRSTYLE

Processed with VSCOcam with b4 presetThis past weekend, my husband and I attended a beautiful cliffside wedding in Carmel, California. I knew I would need to wear my hair up for the ceremony since it was right by the water, and very likely to be windy.

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Just before the wedding, we were at the Aquarium in Monterey Bay and completely lost track of time. What can I say? The sea life was completely mesmerizing – also, we are total kids! We had less than an hour to get ready and drive to the ceremony location. We ended up changing in the car and I did my hair and makeup just a few minutes before we arrived to our destination. After we arrived, I got a handful of compliments on my hair, which was surprising to me considering I couldn’t really see what I was doing!

What I love about this out the door hairstyle is not only how quickly you can do it, but how versatile it really is. From wedding guest, to running out the door, to an office meeting, this style will surely sneak it’s way into your weekly routine. All you need are three clear elastics and a handful of bobby pins. Here’s how to accomplish it:

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STEP 1:

Start with your hair curled, straight, natural, etc. – you really can’t mess it up, it’s all about your preference. I slept with my hair wet the night before doing it and ended up only touching up a few pieces with my curling iron first.

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STEP 2:

Next, take one of your three elastics, take a 1/3 section of your hair and tie into a small messy bun at the nape of your neck.

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STEP 3:

Repeat with a second bun

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STEP 4:

And a third bun

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STEP 5:

Now, stretch each bun out and bobby pin into a messier version, interlinking each bun making it look perfectly imperfect.

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STEP 6:

Lastly, pull out a few wispy pieces around your face if you want and top off with a bit of hairspray.

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I’d honestly be surprised if this took you longer than 10 minutes to accomplish! Plan on trying out this simple up style? Snap a pic and tag us on Instagram/ Twitter with @laurenkelp and #LKbeauty.


 

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PACK LIKE A MINIMALIST : BEAUTY PRODUCTS

IMG_3634.JPGWith Spring coming to an end and Summer finally arriving at our doorsteps, we approach one of my favorite seasons of the year. The Summer months are nothing short of brutal here in Arizona, so I try to seize every opportunity I can to get out of town to cooler temperatures.

Vacations are always the best, but as you know, they take a bit of planning. After you have your flights and hotels booked, you’re left with only one thing – packing. I myself am a complete minimalist when it comes to packing for trips. I only travel with a carry-on bag and leave as much room as I can for new purchases while abroad. But what about beauty supplies? For many of us, we have a strict skincare routine, certain makeup we can’t live without, and hair products to keep our manes looking pristine. We know we can’t bring along our entire cosmetic collection, so how do we choose what stays at home? Well my friends, today I’m going to share my tips to packing beauty supplies like a minimalist for your summer vacation.

Hair Care

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First and foremost, consider what you’ll be doing most on your trip. If you’re going to the beach, chances are, you don’t need to be packing a flat iron and lots of styling products. The ocean water will give you enough glorious texture to last for days. Some shampoo and conditioner should do the trick, and a little coconut oil on your ends won’t hurt.

If you’re going to be out and about in a city playing tourist, chances are you’ll be wearing your hair up quite a bit. Again, just some shampoo & conditioner, and a mini bottle of hairspray to control fly-aways.

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If you really feel like you need to blow your hair out and do a full on style while you’re out of town, consider the products and tools you only absolutely need. For me, a blowdryer, roundbrush, shampoo & conditioner, and Living Proof’s Style Extender are all I need to get by. Maybe a bit of hairspray considering the weather. Don’t forget to pack liquids in plastic bags just in case something leaks out in your suitcase. There’s nothing worse than finding conditioner all over your clothes.

One last piece of advice – travel size products are your best friends. Many professional hair care lines carry travel sizes, and can be found in stores like Sephora and Ulta. Even Target has some great options!

Here’s a lineup of my favorite travel size Hair Care products:

Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Shampoo & Conditioner;

Living Proof Style Extender;

Tresseme Aresol Hairspray


Skin Care

Skin care is something that should never be neglected, even while travelling. But where do we draw the line when it comes to the products that make it through our so-called packing security? I like to break it down to the following necessities: Cleansing, Moisturizing, and Protecting.

If you have a particular cleanser that you love, see if the producer makes it in a travel size. If not, pick up some travel size bottles and fill them up. Your life will be so much easier when you don’t have to force a big bottle of cleanser into a quart size bag, then praying it makes it past TSA. Try to avoid packing any sort of brush or tool for cleansing – like a clairsonic for instance. If you’re only gone for a few days, your skin will survive without being polished. Pack a cleanser with exfoliators if you feel like you need a good scrub.

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For moisture, do the same thing when it comes to size. If you use a night cream or any sort of serum, ask yourself if your skin can go a few days without, or find a product that can work as both a night and day moisturizer. I like to go the organic route and just use straight up coconut oil. Apply liberally at night for a nice glow in the morning. You can also use as body moisturizer in place of lotion.

As far as protecting goes, we all know we need to be using SPF on our skin. Try to use a moisturizer that has SPF in it if you’re not already. If you’ll be in the sun quite a bit, sunscreen is a must. There are a million travel size options at Target, but if you need a big bottle and are strapped for space, don’t sweat it. Chances are, there will a convenience store near where you’re vacationing for you to drop by and pick some up.


Make Up

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This tends to be the hardest of categories for me. It’s hard to decipher what you do and don’t need. I’m going to share exactly what I pack, with a couple of flexible options for those who need variety.

Face

I am a gal who rarely goes a day without foundation. While travelling though, I try to find easier options so I’m not holding up precious vacation time applying makeup at the hotel. Rather than bringing the whole shebang of concealers, powders and brushes, I break it down to just 2 items for my face. The first is a good foundation. Sonia Kashuk Luminous foundation has great coverage while still giving me a fresh look. If you’re looking for something lighter, consider a tinted moisturizer – especially for anyone going outdoors. The second item I pack is a bronzer blush duo. Having both these products in one compact is the best, plus it takes up far less space.

Eyes

For the love of all that is good, please don’t be the girl who packs an entire giant eyeshadow palette for her trip. Choose one light color and a darker shadow for contrast. If you really feel like you need a smoky eye, a sweep of eyeliner should do the trick. After that, choose your favorite mascara and call it a day. Don’t forget your ELF eyebrow kit thought – that is an absolute necessity in my book.

Lips

Choose one bold lipstick and a (tinted) lip balm. I doubt you need a different dramatic look while out and about every night. Not to mention, keeping it simple will only help in showcasing your natural beauty.


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