Grooming, makeup and hair: the weekend go-to essentials

A little trip out of the blue? Don’t panic. for to pack lightWe have the basics, multipurpose and compact.

Self Tanning Drops

No doubt getting into the sand with pale mine. Take the lead by mixing 3-4 drops of one of these self-tanners – hyaluronic acid, aloe vera, vitamins C and E – with your day cream or serum, the day before you leave. We continue over the weekend: the more we add, the more golden the complexion. Cucumber : Self-tanning drops, St. Tropez, €36. Addition of facial self-focus, Clarins, 29 euros. Drops, Paradise Island, €25 at Sephora.

moisturizing sheet mask

Like a big glass of water, these natural fiber masks (bamboo, organic cotton, etc.), for single use, plumps skin with a hydrating serum and relaxes features. Ideal after a long walk by the sea, leave it on for 15 minutes on clean skin. Then do not rinse. Massage the excess onto the neck and chest. For a decongestant effect, place it in the refrigerator for 10 minutes before serving. Cucumber : Soothing Aloe Vera Mask, The Body Shop, €5. SkinActive Vitamin C, Garnier, €2.50. Hial Aqua wrap, Kerens, €4.90. Thirst-quenching watermelon face mask, Sephora, €4.

Uniform BB Cream

Half skincare, half makeup, BB Cream ticks all the boxes to be part of the journey. Oh yes , BB . cream Gently hydrates, tones and protects skin (some even contain SPF), its creamy texture applies instinctively, almost mirrorless. Cucumber : BB Perfect, 5-in-1 treatment, SPF10, SO’BiO étic, €13.90. Super BB, 5 shades, Erborian, 40 euros. Classic SkinActive BB Cream FPS15, Garnier, 9.49 euros.

Easy to remove mascara

We say yes to these Water Removable Mascara Suitable for sensitive eyes. With them, you don’t need to carry makeup remover, or rub it like a brute to get it all done. Just soak 2 cotton pads in hot water and press them over our eyes to erase everything. Cucumber : Extended Play Gigablack Lash, Mac Cosmetics, €22. Serum Volume le 8 Hypnôse Mascara, Lancôme, 39 euros. Snapcara, Maybelline New York, 12 euros.

All-purpose cream blusher

We love this jelly or cream blush in shades of ripe fruit – currant, raspberry, and peach – to be spread with fingertips on round cheeks and on the lips. They make us glowing face in 3 seconds flat. Cucumber : N ° 1 Chanel Lip and Cheek Balm, €45. Pretty Beach Cream blush, and other stories, €17. Mousse de Rouge, Peony, Yulin, 25 euros.

Multitasking Care

a good hydration It is the secret to beautiful skin. So, even on vacation, don’t overlook it day cream. In the summer, we prefer the cream-gel formula, the sorbet effect, whether in the morning under sunscreen, in the night care or as a mask for radiance. A must for travelers? Nuxe 3-in-1 Crème Fraîche with Sweet Almond Oil and Vegetable Milk. It hydrates for 48 hours, plumping up like a mask, but also gently removing makeup with the amazing scent of orange blossom. Cucumber : Hydra Aloe Vera, 24 hour gel-cream, SO’BiO étic, €11.90. Hydrance Aqua Gel, Avene, €17.50. Moisture Surge Intense, clinic, 20 euros. fresh cream From Beauty 3-in-1, Nuxe, €27.30.

Full of mini formulas

To make our life easier, cosmetic brands are offering more and more products and Cabin size grooming kits (less than 100ml), available in Sephora, Nocibé, Marionnaud, L’Occitane, Clarins … to take just the right dose. Cucumber : Global Radiance Anti-Aging Capsules, Yves Rocher, €79 for 30. Retinol Correxion Night Serum, Rock, €19 for 10. Milky Boost Capsules, Clarins, €30 for 30.

mini solar

We love being protected all day with our sunscreen and not being overburdened, thanks to these pocket-shaped tubes and sticks, like the ones on the SVR, the size of a credit card. Also smart are the tinted sunscreens that moisturize, tone and protect the skin dramatically from the harmful effects of the sun. Cucumber : 50+ tinted liquid, Avene, €16. Capital Soleil UV Age Daily Tinted SPF50, Vichy, €27. Pocket Sun Secure SPF50 + Spray, SVR, €12.90. Stick Bariésun SPF50 +, Uriage, 6.60 euros. Invisible Sun Stick, Clarins, €27.

nude lacquer

The Skin color varnish It is the perfect shade when traveling: it makes our nails supple, gives the impression of delicate fingers, and any tears are less noticeable. Cucumber : The Duchess of Rose, Mavala, 4.30 euros. BB Nail Complexion Medium, Nailmatic, €9.90. Masters Nails Nude, Masters Colors, 11 euros.

Solid cosmetics

adore. In addition to being economical and environmentally friendly, hard cosmetics take up little space and avoid any risk of sinking into the bag. It comes in the form of shampoo, deodorant, or toothpaste. No storage box? Put it in a small freezer bag. Cucumber : Solid 3 in 1 Body, Face, Hair, Le Petit Marseillais, €4.75. Gentle Solid Shampoo, Melvita, €9.90. Solid Balance & Softness Shampoo, L’Occitane, €12. Deo Balm Sensitive Skin, Nuxe Bio, 15 euros. Natural solid toothpaste, Respire, €7.42.

shining pencils

Come on, let’s have a little fun with those glitter eye pens Which do not take up space and accentuate the look with fluorescent shades. More daring people can also use pink shades to color the mouth, mixed with a touch of lip balm. Morphe x Nyane pens, 15 euros for 6 on morphe.com

Multipurpose makeup remover

Make-up, sun filters, polluting particles … In the evening, everything should disappear. good idea? One of the most versatile gel makeup removers that cleans and… Removes make-up from the face and eyes, which leaves the skin soft and hydrated. Massage it onto wet skin, then rinse it off with lukewarm water. Cucumber : Marine Cleansing Jelly 3 in 1 Pure Algae, Yves Rocher, 15.90 €. Squalane cleanser, The Ordinary, 7.90 euros. Total Cleans’r, Fenty Skin, €13 at Sephora.

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