Let’s face it. The hardest part about traveling isn’t waiting in line at customs, tiring airplane rides or jet lag… The hardest thing about traveling is how to pack everything you need but NOT packing everything you “need.” You following me here? That little voice in your head that keeps saying “but what if it rains? what if it’s cold? what if I meet a handsome stranger and he wants to take me to a fancy gala and I didn’t pack my ball gown? I think Jenna Marbles best explains how girls pack in her following video:
Ok, but all kidding aside, packing everything you’ll need without packing everything you own can be a daunting task. For the next 13 days I’m going to be abroad and I’ve been carefully planning what to bring so that I won’t bring EVERYTHING. I’m going to be on planes, trains and automobiles and the last thing I want is to carry around extra weight. So here is what I’ll be bringing in my makeup bag for my trip to Europe, and some tips on how to keep your makeup bag light.
11. Lip Butter/Stain: Ok, I admit, only one lip product seems a little crazy, and honestly I guarantee another lip product will end up in my bag… But the idea is to think about what you’ll want to wear when jet-setting about. A lip butter or lip stain is much more practical than brining your lipstick collection. My choice: Revlon Lip Butter (Cotton Candy) $9
What are you must-have travel makeup products? Comment below with your best tips to lighten your luggage.