Suitcase-friendly beauty products to pack for your holidays
Rodial dragon’s blood hyaluronic moisturiser A daily moisturiser with built-in SPF 15 and a name to make the Game of Thrones cast swoon, this is a must-have. It contains dragon blood tree extracts found only in Peru. We dig the slender pump bottle. Dhs269 for 50ml, plus postage. Available at www.citrusstv.com.
Lush translucent face powder We’re all prone to red noses and shiny T zones, especially in humidity, so swap heavy foundations for this translucent powder in the evenings. Dhs75 for 20g. Available at Lush, various locations including The Dubai Mall (04 435 6114).
Eideal mini brush You’ll need something to brush your dry shampoo through with, so how about this lightweight brush. It’s half the size of your usual tool and the wide bristles are kind on wet hair. Dhs40. Available from Eideal, www.eidealonline.com (04 259 4665)
Ila Energy Spray If ever there’s a time to indulge in the luxury of face mist, it’s on holiday. This refresher contains rose, wild poppy essence, Himalyan salts and orange blossom. Dhs53 for 30ml. Available at Balance Wellness Club, Oasis Centre (04 384 7010).
KeraStraight Protect sun protection spray Protect your hair from UVA and UVB rays, as well as the effects of salt water and chlorine. Simply apply to damp hair between dips. Dhs130. Pastels Salon, various locations including Ritz-Carlton JBR (04 399 5016).
Pevonia sunscreen Never leave your hotel without it. This SPF 30 sunscreen protects and hydrates at the same time. Better yet, its compact size won’t weigh down your beach bag. Dhs216 for 150ml. Available at Momentum Beauty Products (04 334 3823).
Show Beauty Dry Shampoo Thanks to the invention of dry shampoo you don’t have to rush about on your next trip. Try this shampoo with tapioca powder and kiwi extract. Dhs175. Available at Harvey Nichols, Mall of the Emirates (04 409 8888).