The Multi-Use Beauty Product You Need for Your Next Holiday

Because baggage limits are a real pain

Words by Emma Tiernan
July 3rd, 2018

Do you ever find when you are travelling that you pack far too much makeup and skincare products that, in reality, you end up not using? If the answer is yes then you are not alone. That constant “what if…” thought is hard to ignore but travelling light(er) is not an impossible feat. Discover the multitasking hero products that can be used for two or three different purposes to limit the amount you have to pack for your next vacation.

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€35

Giorgio Armani Eye & Brow Maestro

Look no further for a product that can do it all; this eye and brow duo can be used as an eyebrow pencil, eyeliner, eyeshadow and can even be used to contour your face. Giorgio Armani Eye and Brow Maestro is perfect to take on holidays with you to add a little extra to your makeup for the evenings, rather than bringing clunky palettes and multiple eye products.

€59.99

Multi-Miracle Glow by Charlotte Tilbury 

Charlotte Tilbury’s Multi-Miracle Glow is a 3-in-1 skincare remedy. It acts as a deep cleansing face balm, a regenerating mask and an SOS moisturising balm that you can use on cuticles, elbows, heels and shins. It also helps prevent wrinkles as it contains Vitamin A which improves skin firmness, Vitamin C which promotes youthful skin and Vitamin E which moisturises and fights free radicals leaving your skin luminous and glowing.

€69

Éminence Wildflower Ultralight Oil

Organic skincare brand Éminence has recently released a multipurpose ultra-lightweight face and body oil which can be used for your skin, hair and nails. The oil absorbs into your skin and hair leaving a smooth satin finish that dries quickly so you won’t be left feeling like a sticky mess.

€39.99

Egyptian Magic All Purpose Cream 

It’s called Egyptian Magic for a reason; this cult product can do an array of duties. The magic cream can be used as a moisturiser to eliminate dry skin, a primer under makeup and a lip balm, as well as being used to tame frizzy hair- and that is just half of what this cream can do.

€9.99

Catrice California in a Box

California in Box is the perfect palette for summer with its champagne shimmers, rose blushes and two matte bronzing powders. The palette can be used for contouring, adding a little bit of highlight or even to create a neutral eyeshadow look. Wear on top of foundation or just on its own to give you a beautiful sunkissed look. It really is a holiday in a box making it an obvious choice to take with you when travelling.

€3.60

Korres Milk Proteins 3 in 1 Cleansing Emulsion

This 3-in-1 product can be used as a cleanser, a makeup remover and a toner. Ideal for limiting the number of bottles and tubs you have to take with you.

7-Second Morning Mask by Starskin

K-beauty brand Starskin has combined 7 steps of your morning skincare routine into one super-packed pad. Each of the pads works as a facial massage, exfoliator, toner, serum, moisturiser, mask, and makeup primer. The pads are soaked in an essence that includes ingredients that brighten refresh and rejuvenate the skin.

€11.95

Bioderma Hydrabio Eau de Soin SPF 30

Hydrabio Eau de Soin SPF 30 is the first antioxidant and moisturising water mist to be introduced into the Irish market. The spray intensely hydrates dehydrated skin while also offering optimum UV protection with SPF 30. This product is the perfect last step in your makeup routine as it also doubles as an excellent setting spray, making it very easy to apply and reapply SPF throughout the day.

€12

Glossier Balm Dot Com

This cult product is the perfect lip balm for those hot summer days, adding extra hydration to your lips. Balm Dot Com is also a skin salve that can be used on any part of the body that needs a little extra hydration. Not only does it save your lips from being dry and cracked, it also adds a tint of colour to your lips; opt for rose to add a pinkish tint or cherry for a redder flush.

€29.45

The Multiple by Nars

This multi-use product can be used on your eyes, cheeks and body. Perfect for those looking for a one product wonder to cover all bases on holidays.