No Baggage Here: Double Duty Packing Essential Products + BetterKC Segment
It is officially holiday travel season and I’ve got the scoop on the beauty items that will have you packing like a pro… leaving plenty of extra room for vacation shopping ;-). Check out my segment above and also everything you need to know about each item is below. Have fun on your holiday travel adventures!
($100 at Nordstrom.com)
Now you can get a perfect gel mani on the go with The Limited-Edition Holiday RCM Train Case. All your nail care essentials come in this sparkly gold case, which allows you take it all on the road (+ room to add your fav makeup essentials) when you travel this season. No matter where the holidays take you, Red Carpet Manicure has everything you need for a stunning gel manicure that’ll last through all of the festivities and the train case will ensure you travel in style!
($139.90 at Nordstrom.com)
This Ellen Tracy PACKABLE coat does double duty! It will keep you warm and stylish on any trip this holiday season…AND when you’re not wearing the coat (if you’re headed somewhere warm), it can be folded up to the size of a small, easily-packable pillow (comes with soft case) – perfect for relaxing in cars, trains, airports and on flights!
A toasty blend of synthetic and high-loft down fill insulates a packable quilted jacket styled with a tall, wind-blocking collar, a core-warming inset vest and a glowing, iridescent finish.
($9.99 at Target.com)
While on a plane or train –OR- hitting the beach or slopes, this ultra-effective lip balm has you covered!
Its nourishing botanical therapy is dermatologist developed & recommended as it’s combined with skin lipids (ceramides, essential fatty acids) to restore chapped, cracked lips for hours of long, soothing, hyper-moisturizing protection- TOTAL lip saver to combat dry air while traveling.
Then once you hit your destination, it does double duty as a broad spectrum UVA/UVB sunscreen lip balm with SPF 30!
($16.79 at Target.com)
Don’t let packing for holiday trips add stress to your holiday season! Ditch the bulky blow dryer and save room in your suitcase with the Remington Wet2Straight Flat Iron. This fun 2-in-1 product will also help you save time getting ready for those fun holiday events once you arrive!
($68 at SkinMedica.com)
SkinMedica’s Total Defense & Repair formula provides a 3-in-1 skin benefit while traveling to a beach paradise or hitting the ski slopes, the sun will be shining so keeping your skin protected is essential. This has you covered with
- SPF 34 Broad Spectrum “Superscreen” (goes beyond UV protection & defends against harmful infrared rays too!
- A fabulous tinted shade to nail that natural beach goddess or snow bunny look
- Anti-aging protection to prevent the appearance of premature aging, while reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles and improve the appearance of damaged skin.
Mai Couture’s makeup wallet is a travel must. This chic wallet pairs nicely with any stylish handbag or luggage.
Compact, yet roomy enough to fit your makeup papers, credit cards, business cards, ID and cash in the side pockets—this space saving travel hack also saves face in a few easy makeup steps, while clearing up clutter in your bag. Talk about travel-friendly makeup!
The Mai Couture girl loves looking flawless in an instant—favoring trending, industry-savvy, low-maintenance, hackable tips, tools and tricks.
Ideal for today’s jet-setter—whether she’s building her online presence, growing her family, traveling for work and play, or curating her perfect wedding day look—Mai Couture Papiers are ideal for the girl who wants to look fabulous with minimal effort without sacrificing time. From polished to glam, the Mai Couture girl always looks and feels her best, with her trusted makeup papers tucked in her bag.
($15.99, Paulmitchell.com for salon locations)
Guys, save space in your luggage with the Paul Mitchell Double Hitter® 2-in-1 Shampoo and Conditioner, from the MITCH Collection.
The shampoo and conditioner combo washes and conditions in one step, and leaves hair full and healthy-looking. The hearty lather rinses clean with a fresh scent (so ladies might try to “borrow” this too J)
($6.99 each at pixelcosmetics.com)
Ladies, save room in your makeup case with these double sided glam on the go PIXEL Duo Eyeshadows – available in a variety of festive and universally-flattering shades, such as (pictured left)‘Inspiring,’ ‘Radiant,’ and ‘Scintillating’ to name a few.