Planning on a trip this Summer but struggling to fit all your hair and beauty essentials into your wash bag? Then why not invest in some handy mini-sized products. This little lot will keep your skin, hair, face and body looking in tip-top condition, while taking up minimum precious suitcase space…
Bliss Sinkside Six-Pack
The very same stuff that’s hoarded by W Hotel guests, this travel-sized six-pack of famous Bliss bath and skincare formulas includes an ounce each of the bliss fabulous foaming face wash, plus the soapy sap, body butter, supershine shampoo, conditioning rinse and soap slab all from the bliss lemon & sage range. These neat little treats are all bundled in a resealable, water resistant PVC tote.
Origins No Puffery Cooling Mask for Eyes
The No Puffery Cooling mask is the ultimate eye treatment to pamper puffy peepers. If you’re stressed, sleepy or have simply partied too hard, this cooling, bag-banishing eye treatment helps to reduce puffiness, signs of fatigue and even dark circles. Skin around the eye area is instantly refreshed, brightened and soothed.
With a unique blend of bag-banishing Yeast Extract, Hoelen Mushroom Extract, Aloe Vera and Cucumber Extract, the delicate skin surrounding the eyes will be protected and soothed. A suitcase essential!
Stockist: 0800 731 4039 / www.origins.co.uk
Champneys Spa Travel Essentials
This gorgous little kit contains a selection of bath and body products for a spa experience at home or away. The Water Mint Stimulating Shower Gel revives and refreshes your mind and body, then you can indulge in the Ultra Smooth Body Moisturiser to hydrate and protect your skin throughout the day. For a more chilled experience, pop some of the Pure Relaxation Aromatic Bath Essence into the tub after a long flight to gently calm and sooth your mind and body. Top it all off with the Vitamiracle Hand & Nail Cream to rejuvenate, protect, soothe and strengthen your hands and nails.
Aromatherapy Associates Miniature Oil Collection
These nine mini-sized bath oils, handily packed in one little box, will turn a post-flight bath into a wonderful aromatherapy experience. Suit the occasion or the mood by choosing between one of the four ranges Relax, De-Stress, Revive and Support. Relax soaks away sleep deprivation, allowing a good nights slumber. De-Stress calms and refocuses a buzzing mind and eases aching muscles, Revive eases the post-party hangover, finally Support, for all life’s emergencies. Apply all over the body before showering or add one bottle to a warm bath.
Stockist: Available at leading spas and quality salons or mail order direct from Aromatherapy Associates on 020 8569 7030.
Crabtree & Evelyn La Source ‘Mini’ 60 Second Fix Kit for Hands
Enjoy all the benefits of the La Source hands kit in this fabulous 60 second fix set. This miniature version is perfect for your handbag, desk drawer or travel essentials kit. It contains 25g miracle formula Hand Recovery and cult classic 25ml Hand Therapy to give your hands a spa-like treat while on the go.
Aussie 3 Minute Miracle Hair Sachets
Keep your colour looking vibrant or tame that frizz with these Aussie 3 Minute Miracle sachets that are sure to keep your locks looking luscious on holiday.
The Colour Therapy or Frizz Therapy sachets coat hair with super-moisturising natural ingredients to combat the damaging effects of the sea and sunshine. Plus, they smell good enough to eat!
Korres Little Travel Kit
Small is indeed beautiful with the Korres Little Travel Kit, packed with a selection of your favourite face, body and hair care products in special sizes that you can take with you wherever you go. Perfect for weekend trips, overnight jaunts, long haul plane journeys, or simply to keep in your handbag.
The kit contains mini sizes of a selection of the best sellers from Korres Natural Products, including Vanilla Cinnamon Shower Gel, Vanilla Cinnamon Body Lotion, refreshing and calming Mint Tea Shower Gel, mild and moisturising Aloe Shampoo plus the new shine enhancing Achillea Conditioner.
SKII Facial Treatment Mask
This moisturising mask boosts radiance, giving tired, thirsty skin a much-needed boost after a long flight. It’s a reviving and relaxing full facial treatment, richly soaked in SK-II’s unique key ingredient Pitera to boost moisture levels, leaving your face feeling renewed, soft and supple.
The Facial Treatment Mask is ideal to help boost moisture levels on holiday after time spent in the sun, plus the practical sachet packaging also makes it perfect for travelling.
Price: Box of 6 masks £45
Stockist: 08000 721771
Burts Bees Mini Lotions Kit
Love Burt’s Body Lotions but don’t want to have to choose which one to take away with you? Well no need to fret, Burt’s Bees have down-sized and you can now snap up their best-selling lotions in one handy little lightweight kit.
Set includes Carrot Nutritive Body Lotion to nourish skin, the sublimely-scented and easily absorbed Milk & Honey body lotion and Baby Bee Buttermilk Body Lotion which is perfect for sensitive skins.
Stockist: John Lewis on 08456 049 049
Too Faced Glamour to Go Palette
This pocket-sized beauty box is packed with six glimmering, glassy lip glosses and four shimmering, silky eye shadows. With shades from pearly pink to sugary caramel, there’s something to suit all moods, match all outfits and compliment all skin tones. Plus, it’s small enough to slip into your pocket or clutch bag to make it very jet-setting glam girl’s best friend.
Stockist: Boots (www.boots.com), House of Fraser and Debenhams stores
Colgate Max Fresh
Colgate’s new liquid toothpaste Max Fresh is one of the first to come in a handbag sized package. The flat bottle has a flip-top cap and hard plastic casing to help prevent any nasty spillages in your suitcase.
For minty freshness, Max Fresh features new ‘cooling crystals’ suspended in the gel which dissolve on brushing to deliver fresh breath from the minute you step off the plane to partying in the early hours. Max Fresh’s innovative formula gives you deliciously fresh breath for hours after brushing, leaving you feeling clean, invigorated and refreshed.
Stockist: All high street chemists and major supermarkets.