If you’ve seen my Summer Holiday MOTD post you’ll have seen a lot of the makeup I’m taking with me to Cyprus with me, but here it is in its entirety, including skincare!


  • simple makeup remover – I wanted something gentle on my skin in the heat!
  • cleansing foam wash – this was in my April LFBeautyBox and is the perfect size
  • ps pro breakout clearing gel – you never know when you’re going to get a spot
  • brightening toner – this is a l’oreal toner in a nuxe bottle to save space!
  • fine-line minimising day cream – a nice moisturiser in a small tube for travel
  • aqua repair serum – another tiny tube perfect for travelling!
  • real techniques cleansing sponge – easier than taking a flannel or cloth!


  • tweezers – for errant brows
  • shade n swap – to clean powder off brushes between use
  • beauty blender – the only way I do my foundation/concealer plus a mini version
  • brushes – I’m taking one of every brush I need, plus an extra blending brushes
  • sharpener – in case my brow pencil breaks (again)
  • lash curler – to… curl… my lashes



  • rimmel bb cream – a lightweight coverage for day or nighttime wear
  • rimmel wake me up foundation – a beautifully glowy foundation that feels light
  • pur concealer – a small concealer sample for blemishes
  • bourjois radiance reveal concealer – something radiant for my under eyes!
  • illamasqua hydra veil primer – my baby… my hydrating, expensive baby
  • collection illuminating setting powder – to keep that glow, no matte for me
  • i♥makeup bronze and glow – a golden highlight and a subtle bronzer
  • mur vivid baked blush  – such a gorgeously glowy and pink blush
  • makeup obsession highlight in moon – blinding highlight and my faaaave
  • new look brow pencil – a new purchase that I haven’t tested out yet
  • benefit mini gimme brow – perfect for travel, plus the full size is too pricey
  • stila huge extreme lash – a really great dramatic mascara
  • jelly pong pong fairy lashes – great for a natural look
  • ps lash primer – to keep my lashes healthy!
  • mur rose gold lipstick in chauffeur – a nude browny-grey lipstick
  • ps lip crayon in uncovered – a gorgeous pink lip crayon with great formula
  • new look lipstick in deep nude – a longwearing formula that looks amazing
  • mur flawless 3 palette – a really versatile palette for lots of looks (see the review)
  • w7 colour corrector – to get rid of redness
  • w7 eyeshadow primer – to keep my eyeshadow vivid and on my eyes!

Is this excessive for travelling? I feel like it might be. Check the video below out for a chatty look into what’s in my makeup bag:



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