makeup for travelling

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for makeup for travelling.

If you're a frequent traveler, you know how important it is to look your best. While you can't always get to the bathroom to apply makeup, there are ways to make sure you're presentable on the road. Here are some great products for keeping your skin looking its best while you're on the go.


The design of the palette is also very neat and compact for traveling with. I subtracted a star because nothing really “wows” me as far as the color story and over blendability of the shadows. ...I love the flip feature and the little brushes that come with, makes it great for traveling. You get to just enough variety to carry one pallet.

What it is: A highly pigmented, easy-to-blend eye palette with eight beautiful shades in a range of matte, satin, and shimmer eyeshadow finishes.

What Else You Need to Know: This versatile eye makeup palette contains two satin eyeshadow shades, one matte, one shimmer, and two base colors to pair with reflective add-on glitter shades in silver and gold. The two included eyeshadow brush applicators allow for a seamless application that lets you customize your eye looks on the go.

This Set Contains:
- 8 x 0.6 oz/ 17.5 g eyeshadows

NARSMini Blush/Bronzer Duo

Size: 0.17 oz / 5 g·ITEM: 1479922

Color: Orgasm/ Laguna Mini

211 Reviews


Great for Travel...Great for traveling. I used it as contour and blush...Perfect Travel Size!...I’ve been using the blush itself for awhile and finally bought the mini. It’s perfect for traveling and my brush picks up the pigment perfect fine .

What it is:
A duo of mini, signature cheek shades for sunkissed radiance.

What it does:
Channel summer’s sultry glow.

SEPHORA COLLECTIONMini Color Shifter Strange Botanicals Eyeshadow Palette

Size: / ·ITEM: 2710788

Color: Freaky Pink Rose - fairy-like pink and rosy tones

185 Reviews


Great quality and this is great for traveling. Such a must have in your makeup bag. Great price too!...This mini palette is absolutely adorable and fits in my travel makeup bag so well. It’s not bulky like the large Sephora palettes and is easy to travel with and has the perfect tones.

What it is: A collection of mini eyeshadow palettes with four base shades, plus one exclusive topper to transform and shift your eye makeup look to a new color dimension.

What Else You Need to Know: These mini eyeshadow palettes inspired by psychedelic gardens, include a light-reflecting glitter topper to use on its own or over other shades. The topper will allow you to shift all your makeup looks in a flash. The mirror is removable and conveniently sized to fit inside a purse. Hypnotic Yellow Sunflower is a sunny mix of yellows and oranges. Strange Red Poppy has dark and glamorous hues of red. Mystic Brown Mushroom is a combination of nude and earthy shades. Freaky Pink Rose is a fairy-like pink and rosy tones.

All palettes were developed

Freck BeautyFACE HACK Precision Sculpting Cream Contour Bronzer Stick

Size: 0.13 oz / 3.8 g·ITEM: 2658516

Color: Fair - neutral golden undertones

306 Reviews


The product is smaller that I imagined as it’s a mini travel size type but that’s great for traveling! Complimentary from Freck Beauty...Perfect for traveling!...The side was a bit shocking at first but I think it makes sense for traveling, on the go and tbh a little goes a long way. - gifted by Freck Beauty

What it is: A cream bronzer stick that contours, sculpts, and creates dimension in a blendable, blurring plant-derived formula.

Coverage: Light



Highlighted Ingredients:
- Plant Squalane: Provides skin barrier protection.
- Moringa Oil: Acts as a moisturizing antioxidant.
- Shea Butter: Hydrates.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This multipurpose bronzer stick is the ultimate face hack. It contours, sculpts, and creates dimension. The natural-finish, blendable, and blurring formula melts seamlessly into skin for immediate payoff.


Colors are beautiful. Nice for travel....Really wanted to love this palette bc of its convenient size for traveling. However, I found it to be extremely underwhelming in terms of pigment and it also lacked ease in the color blending area.

What it is: A clean, vegan, talc-free eyeshadow palette featuring six richly pigmented, non-creasing shades in a range of finishes—and fully recyclable packaging.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Mineral Pigments: Provide rich, true color payoff.
- Cold-Pressed Botanicals: Rich in antioxidants and omegas, they nourish and visibly smooth skin.

Ingredient Callouts: These products are vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and come in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: Create endless looks with creamy eyeshadows that easily build, blend, and layer. Available in color themes inspired by nature‘s beauty—from sunlit mountains to blooming gardens—each palette includes six shadows.

Rare Beauty by Selena GomezAll of the Above Weightless Eyeshadow Stick

Size: 0.04 oz / 1.3 g·ITEM: 2689248

Color: Adventure - bronze

591 Reviews


Perfect Travel Eyeshadow...It’s perfect to pop in your purse if you need something on the go or when traveling! I am never disappointed by Rare Beauty’s Line of products! ...I wanted to love it and I do for the most part, but I think the glitter just travels across my face. I want to use it more but I think there are better shadow stickers out there.

What it is: A super creamy, do-it-all eyeshadow stick that makes it easy to line, shade, smoke out, and highlight eyes all in one with crease-resistant color.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. It is also cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Line lids with the precision tip, blend out for a wash of color, or highlight the inner corners of the eyes and beyond. Packed with ultra-fine, multi-dimensional pearls, the water-resistant gel formula blends, builds, and layers seamlessly for fadeproof wear all day. Includes built-in sharpener.

Clinical Results: In an independent consumer study of 60 people:
- 100% said it’s smooth, weightless, and applies easily
- 100% said it’s easy to use as both eyel

SmashboxCali Contour Face Palette

ITEM: 2541332

Color: Medium/Dark

555 Reviews


Perfect travel pallete...I love this pallete,my absolute favorite for traveling is just perfect,you can create every day neutral look with it....Versatile and Travel friendly!...I have been traveling a lot this summer for small trips and its been my life saver!

What it is: An easy-to-use, six-well contour face palette with pigment-packed, blendable highlighter, bronzer, and blush powders.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and phthalates. This product is also cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This all-in-one makeup palette makes it easy to add warmth and dimension to your look. Customize your signature Cali glow using six neutrals, including two of Smashbox’s bestselling contour shades, on eyes and cheeks. It features matte and pearlescent powders to shape, bronze, and highlight.


Perfect for travel!...Since it includes a blush, highlighter, and bronzer all in one, it has become essential for me during my travels and even just on the go. Each product worked beautifully and blended seamlessly. ...Travel Must!!...Obsessed! Perfect for traveling and such flattering shades to keep you snatched on the go.

What it is: A powder blush, powder highlighter, and cream bronzer with a creamy and blendable texture, housed in a pocket-sized palette stack.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, and sulfates SLS & SLES. It is also cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: These pocket-sized stacks of blush, highlighter, and bronzer trios apply like butter and blend effortlessly into a cream-to-powder finish. They’re infused with Mangifera indica (mango) seed butter to help the formula blend seamlessly while moisturizing the skin.

MILK MAKEUPFlex Foundation Stick

ITEM: 2242170

Color: Tan - tan to deep with warm golden undertones

1.2K Reviews


I love that you don't need to apply very much, and if you're someone that travels every once and a while, this is fantastic for travel....perfect for travel...Already had my winter shade and had to pick up my summer shade during the sale. The perfect travel foundation... you know, if we can ever travel again

What it is: A medium coverage, natural finish foundation that covers, calms, and flexes without creasing or caking.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Stick

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Marshmallow Root Extract: Allows the formula to move with your face and never crease or cake.
- Blue Lotus: Moisturizes.
- Chamomile and Lavender: Help calm and soothe skin.

Fenty Beauty by RihannaMini Pro Filt'r Soft Matte Foundation

Size: 0.4 oz/ 12 mL·ITEM: 2484400

Color: 498 - deep with neutral undertones

13 Reviews


I love the foundation works wonders but I just dislike the size… reason for 3 stars it’s cute for travel and all? Definitely buying the larger size next time.

What it is: A travel-friendly-size, soft-matte, long-wear foundation with buildable, medium-to-full coverage that comes in a boundary-breaking range of 50 shades.

Coverage: Full



Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates. It is also cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This mini, travel-friendly-size, light-as-air foundation gives skin a smooth, pore-diffused, shine-free finish. The oil-free formula is made with climate-adaptive technology that’s resistant to sweat and humidity and won’t clog pores—so that wherever you are, it’s going to work on your skin. Allure Best of Beauty award winner

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“the only thing is that it gets kind of messy on the outside, but easy to wipe off with a tissue”