If you're a makeup minimalist, you probably don't like to travel with a lot of products. You want something that's small, lightweight, and easy to carry, but still has all the tools you need for a day of travel. Here are some great options for travel makeup essentials.
I like the product size for this; it's small enough you can kit it in your purse or your travel makeup kit and that's always a plus! Truthfully, you only need a couple dabs of this! ...Love it easy to blend and gives you a great summer vibe for those lite makeup days with a pop of color .....Minimalist Perfection!
What it is: A silky, liquid blush-serum hybrid with perfect pigmentation to achieve a natural flush of color, formulated with skincare-infusion technology.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and mineral oil. It is also gluten-free and vegan.
What Else You Need to Know: Puff Paint Liquid Blush is made with a lightweight, easy-to-apply, buildable formula. It’s infused with a skin thirst-relief complex, a super-active ingredient that brings fast-acting and long-lasting deep moisturization even after you take your makeup off. The three shades complement all skin tones and textures.
Size: 0.15 oz / 4.5 g·ITEM: 2564359
Color: In the Mood - golden peach pearl
The packaging is high quality and travels well....I just draw it on where I want it and then blend it in with my fingers. Travels well and I don't need a brush unless I want to use one.
What it is: A buildable wash of color for cheeks and lips—now in a dewy and luminous finish to instantly wake up skin.
- Shea Butter: Nourishes skin and creates a creamy texture that melts on contact.
- Avocado Oil: Softens and nourishes skin with antioxidants and fatty acids.
- Orange Peel Wax: Protects and conditions skin with a breathable feel.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: This creamy, multiuse formula melts with the warmth of skin for a fresh, foolproof veil of color anyone can wear.
Size: 0.25 oz/ 7.0 g·ITEM: 2228740
Color: Cherry Blossom Babe - rose flush
Easy to apply, mess free and travels well. I use it with the nudestix tinted blur stick for a fresh no makeup look....Super easy and travels well so you can touch up!
What it is: A long-wearing, soft, matte, monochromatic nude color for the eyes, cheeks, and lips.
What it does: Hot off the runway, and paired with high fashion or bohemian chic looks, All Over Face Color is multitasking and dual-ended with soft color balm on one side and a blending brush on the other end for easy application that will not feather. Just draw on this weather-resistant, non-drying stick directly onto the skin, dabbing softly with fingers, or you can stipple on nude color with the included brush. You delivers custom, all-over face color that leaves your skin with a soft matte or dewy, lightweight, and elegant finish.
Perfect (for me) everyday minimalist eye look...I love it. It’s great for makeup minimalists....Plus it’s compact and perfect for travel!
What it is: A silky monochromatic eyeshadow trio of essential signature shades in three buildable talc-free finishes: matte, satin, and metallic.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.
What Else You Need to Know: Wear your signature shade three ways. Each curated eyeshadow trio features three finishes for an easy eyeshadow look: a smooth matte eyeshadow, a satin eyeshadow with a soft sheen, and a shimmery metallic eyeshadow with sparkle.
Size: 0.09 oz / 2.5 g·ITEM: 2428076
Color: Dodgeball - dusty light pink
I love this! Perfect for travel and your purse too for a pick me up. Easy to apply - I draw it on then smudge with my finger....Great for minimalist makeup lovers
What it is: A clean, extruded-powder pigment that glides on smoothly for buildable payoff on eyes, cheeks, and lips. It comes in a peel-off wrapper and a portable, reusable tube.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.
What Else You Need to Know: Build bolder color with silky, shimmering shades. Designed to be used wet or dry, this formula has a subtle scent made with a blend of essential oils. It comes in a peel-off wrapper and a protective, portable, reusable flip-top tube, so there’s no unnecessary packaging, pan, or palette waste. Since these pigments are handmade, no two are alike.
Size: 6 x 0.02 oz / 0.8 g·ITEM: 2567543
Handy palette, perfect for travels, you can create day or night makeup. Also colors not too aggressive but this is a good selection of shades of you want to bring some colors to your makeup....Great for travel...This will likely become my go to/main palette for travels or trips where I want to pack light
What it is: A collection of three mini Naked eyeshadow palettes featuring original Naked shades, each with a mix of six richly pigmented eyeshadow shimmers and mattes.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: Each Naked Your Way Mini Eyeshadow Palette includes a mix of buttery whipped mattes and high-shine shimmer eyeshadows with notoriously Naked payoff. Each shade has a blendable, creamy texture and lasts up to 12 hours for long-lasting and vibrant eye makeup looks. You are the creator and Naked Minis are your muse. You can create anything from simple makeup looks to glam makeup looks.
Palette Size: 4.25"w x 0.55"d x 2.2"h (mini size)
Size: 0.05 oz/ 1.6 mL·ITEM: 2515997
Color: Bare & Brave
Perfect for travel and on the go!...Great for travel....This eyeshadow stick is so easy to apply, has amazing coverage & is great to travel with. It’s compact size & twist up design saves so much space in your makeup bag vs a traditional a clunky eyeshadow case, a brush or a sharpener.
What it is: A super-long-wear shadow stick that glides onto lids without tugging to create an effortless matte or pearl finish, perfect for sensitive eyes or oily lids.
- Caffeine: Known to help inflammation and puffiness while visibly brightening.
- Hydrolyzed Collagen: Known to tighten the look of skin and visibly reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
What Else You Need to Know: Superhero No-Tug Shadow Sticks are everything you love about eyeshadow, now in an easy-to-use cream shadow stick with up to 16-hour wear. Featuring IT Cosmetics’ exclusive no-tug technology, this blendable, waterproof eyeshadow stick glides onto your lids without tugging on your delicate eye area.
You’re paying for the brand. Not even a good travel makeup because I need at least one other palette....I’ve been embracing a more minimalist approach to makeup lately and this eyeshadow hits the mark on most of the criteria that I’m looking for.
What it is: A palette inspired by Tom Ford’s philosophy of sculpting features with light and symmetry that contours eyes with melting, magnetizing shades.
What Else You Need to Know: Infused with a pigment technology that combines lush emollients and mimics the structure of skin’s ceramides, Eye Color Crème long-wearing eyeshadows move with skin for a crease- and flake-resistant finish and high-impact intensity.
Color: Glowing Guava - smoky sepia, sparkling frosé (shimmer), velvety mauve
I would recommend this trip set to anyone that travels a lot. It's the perfect size to pack in your makeup bag. ...everyone tells me they love my eye makeup...I bought this as a cute mini eyeshadow palette for my travels but I end up using it every day. Numerous people stop me and tell me how pretty my eyes look before asking where I bought my eyeshadow.
What it is: A stacked trio of bouncy, blendable powder eyeshadows in a curated range of matte, shimmer, and chrome shades.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and phthalates. Kaja is cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: Shine on with these creamy, blendable, fallout-free eyeshadow shades. Perfect for life on the go, this portable stack gives you the freedom to curate your sparkling eye look with a sweep of your fingertips. Keep it cool with a single shade, or layer your look for a light-catching pop of multidimensional color.
Size: 0.35 oz/ 9.9 g·ITEM: 1987718
Color: 01 Golden Mink
The packaging is great, nice size mirror inside, travels well....This palette is super creamy and buttery soft! It’s a great travel essential and the mirror makes application super easy.
What it is: A palette of coordinated eyeshadows that comes in a range of finishes designed to create iconic, soft-to-bold TOM FORD eyes.
What Else You Need to Know: With this palette, you can achieve multiple looks from a bold, smoky eye, to a sexy slash of color, and everything in between. The four luxurious finishessheer sparkle, satin, shimmer, and matteare formulated with advanced color processes and offer a spectrum of intensity and effects. Two custom applicators are also included.
"Eyes are the most effective way to create character, to reflect your personality and make a true statement with your look."Tom Ford