4 Beauty Travel Essentials for the No-Fuss Jetsetter

Vacation is a time to simplify and unwind with a fresh-face, forget heavy foundations and dramatic eyeliners. Makeup essentials for a weekend getaway need to hydrate, protect and, of course, provide an effortless glow. These versatile products are made to go from plane, to beach, to nightlife—no fuss required.

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Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer

Stepping out without sunscreen is a cardinal sin against any beauty regimen. This lightweight tinted moisturizer hydrates and protects with a broad spectrum SPF 20 sunscreen while providing the perfect amount of coverage for a no-makeup look. Use in place of foundation for a fresh, all-day glow. $44 for 1.7oz

Wander Beauty On-The-Glow Blush & Illuminator

Don’t get weighed down by too many products. Instead, opt for those that pull double duty like this all-in-one, dual-ended beauty stick. The hydrating blush enhances the natural color of lips and cheeks and the soft focus highlighter is perfect for achieving a lust-worthy glow. Bonus: it’s infused with hydrating vitamins A,C and E. $42 for .22oz  

Bumble and Bumble Prêt-à-Powder

Dry shampoo is essential for freshening up when a hot shower is simply not on the itinerary (annoying layovers be damned). This all-in-one hair powder boasts all the power of shampoo plus strong oil absorption and volume-boosting benefits. It beats hiding beneath a hat while on the go. $13 for .3oz

COOLA ER+ Radical Recovery After-Sun Lotion

This ultra-moisturizing lotion uses agave to repair and calm skin after spending a little too much time basking in the sun. The plant-based formula provides hydration, supports natural collagen production and offers clinically proven relief from irritating sunburn. Just a dab is all it takes. $32 for 6oz

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