Health & beauty

Spring/summer 2019 beauty news

Last updated 23rd April 2019

Becky Howard shares her travel beauty hacks to keep you gorgeous en route, on arrival and throughout your holiday.

1. Complexion Protection

Harley Street’s Dr Sam Bunting’s skincare collection makes easy work of streamlining your holiday toiletries: Dr Sam’s Perfected Basics is created for all skin types.

Buy now: 

Flawless Cleanser, £16

Flawless Moisturiser, £25

Flawless Daily Sunscreen, £29

2. New and Improved

Even a best-seller such as YSL’s cover-up Touche Éclat can be improved upon, and Touche Éclat High Cover is designed to deliver a denser pigment, making it even more effective at concealing dark circles, blemishes and making skin tones appear more evened-out.

Buy now: Touche Éclat High Cover, £23.50

3. Hot off the press!

Clinique iD’s custom-blend hydration system allows you to choose your base from the Dramatically Different range– either Moisturising Lotion, Oil-Control Gel or the new Hydrating Jelly – and infuse it with an Active Cartridge Concentrate that targets one of: uneven skin texture; uneven skin tone; fatigue; lines and wrinkles. With 15 ‘mix and match’ options it means you can easily tweak your beauty regime to address any issues that different climes might cause.

Buy now: Clinique iD Base + Active Cartridge Concentrates, £36

4. Travel in style

Space NK’s carry-on, cosmetics bags are wipe-clean, seethrough cabin bags that come trimmed in black, yellow, blue or champagne and have been sized to meet airline regulations.

Buy now:  Space NK’s cosmetic bag, £24

5. Uncommon scents

The Wild Flowers & Weeds collection from Jo Malone evokes hedgerows, meadows and riverbanks. Choose from fresh Nettle & Wild Achillea, smoky Cade & Cedarwood, soft Willow & Amber, floral Lupin & Patchouli or powdery Hemlock & Bergamot. The 30ml bottles are perfectly-proportioned for travel and a little in-flight spritzing.

Buy now: Wild Flowers & Weeds cologne, £49

6. Mini Marvel

Milk Makeup comes in squat, chunky sticks and rollerballs that you simply smooth on. These vegan formulations are efficacious and easy to pack and stack. Hero products include Cooling Water, an instant under-eye de-puffer and skin hydrator with caffeine and seawater.

Buy now: Cooling Water, £20.50