TRAVELING BEAUTY PRODUCTS: WHAT I TOOK WITH ME IN MARRAKESH

It is Thursday again and as promised, I am sharing with you every Thursday until Christmas, some of my favorite beauty products & jewelry – as Christmas gift inspiration. I am currently in Marrakech for a week holiday and what’s best to share my favourite traveling beauty products?

Today I am sharing with you my favourite traveling beauty products you can take on a summer holiday in winter. It can make a great gift for your mum, sis or friend who loves to travel!

These are my currently favourite traveling beauty products I took with me to Marrakech:

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Origins Three Part Harmony Day/Night Eye Cream Duo: This one is for me one of the best traveling beauty products solution to save in space but not in quality.  You find two separate eye creams (Day and Night) all in one jar. I love this cream because my skin is really dry at the moment and the creams are thick and very moisturizing and hydrating. They are quickly absorbing into my skin and don’t leave any oily feel! Swiss clinic -Skin roller: Excellent product! I recently start using the roller each night before sleep, every second week, and I could see results after few days already! It’s important to use the roller in several directions: horizontal, vertical and diagonal for a better result. If you haven’t seen the video we produced for Swiss Clinic a few weeks ago, you can watch it on my InstagramSwiss clinic – Serum: The Rejuvenating Serum is full of Vitamin E , helps skin regeneration, healing and smoothes dry and cracked skin.  It contains beta-glucans, hydroxyprolislane N and vitamin C for its positive effect on skin tone and glow. The serum is very hydrating and calming and I use it after I roll my face with the skin roller. My skin feels calmed and refreshed after I apply it. Ultrasun SPF 30 Face: Protecting my skin is very important that´s why when it comes down to sun creams I love Ulrasun. If you have sensitive skin this cream protects your skin very well and moisturise it as well. One application will protect your face skin all day and your sun tan will stays longer! Ultrasun SPF 50 Baby: A good choice for kids like Emma, who don’t like to being rubbed down regularly with sun cream. Same as with the facial cream protection- one application in the morning is enough! The cream has a thick consistency good for humid, tropical climates. No perfume or oil minerals added and it´s water resistant! Tom Ford Cheek colour: The powder itself is very finely milled and has a smooth and velvety feel. The pigmentation actually does not come out as strong as I was expecting it, but is sophisticated and surprisingly edgy and wearable. I love the colour especially when I have some tan so I like to take it with me on holiday! Tom Ford Honeymoon Eyeshadow Quad: The set of shades is a warm-toned with a  bit of metallic finish. All four shades has  good pigmentation, blended out nicely, and lasts really long even without primer. They are smooth and easy to work with – great for anyone who does not like much blending. Kiehl’s Butterstick Lip Treatment SPF 25: I love this lip balm! It goes on very smoothly and hydrates my lips perfectly for long time. The big plus is that provides protection for my lips because it contains coconut oil and lemon butter, combined with broad spectrum SPF 25 sunscreen. Definetly my must have product on holiday since I don’t like to pack too much make up and feel as free as possible but still looking good! OPI Avoplex Cuticle Oil to Go: This product is a must have for me and for the little cute package I can take it easily anywhere. Actually it’s all year long in my beauty bag! Formulated with vitamin E and avocado making a perfect moisturization for your cuticles. BarePRO Performance Wear Powder Foundation: This is a very light foundation so it is really good if you travel to destination where is hot. I like how light and compact it is – the foundation matches my skin tone almost perfectly  and gives a nice feathered look. Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Wear Foundation Stick: If you are looking for coverage which gives you natural look this is the one. The stick is super easy to work with and great if you travel because of the size. If I try to achieve a more natural look I usually mark few stripes on my face and blend it all over my face. The coverage is nice and natural and because the foundation is light your skin still feels like it can breath.     SaveSave SaveSaveSaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

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TIPS TO PACK WITHOUT OVERPACKING

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I am already in Marrakech with my little family since Sunday and I´ve been super excited for this trip since in Amsterdam it’s been freezing and snowing! It’s finally time for some warm days for us ( YAY)!! But let’s go back to last weekend when I was getting ready for trip.. I want to share with you some tips to pack your luggage, since it’s something I love to do..

(I know, freaky!!)

I love packing, but maybe, when it comes to traveling, packing isn’t the most fun part for most people. Especially when you’re expected to pack all of your favourite outfits into one luggage or hand luggage even! I used to overpack my luggage with clothes I never wore in the end, just because I was scared I would not bring enough..

 

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My first tips to pack are to exactly plan your outfits few days ahead and match clothes together to avoid bringing too much. I try to plan looks where I can switch accessories since shoes and bags are the pieces that keeps the most space and weight. Then I quickly try on the outfits and take a mirror screenshot so I remember exactly what goes with what. Then I keep all the screenshots ready day-by-day on my phone and that’s it, no outfit stress for the whole holiday!

Another of my tips to pack is is rolling your clothes, not folding them. I first place all the shoes, bags and bigger items at the bottom of my luggage, then fill in the spaces with the rolled clothes. It saves loads of space and for tidy freaks like me it keeps your luggage nice and organized. Finally, I try to always finish packing the day before so I have room for the last things I was going to forget! And that happens all the times!

If  you are thinking of travelling to Morocco in winter time, you can take some inspiration from what I packed. All the items are linked below and you can follow my Instagram to see all my daily outfits!

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{SHOPPING} DRESSING DOWN A SUIT WITH TRAINERS

One of the trends I am really liking this season and I was very excited to try, is wearing a suit with trainers, in a very casual way! Wearing a suit with trainers, dressing it down and make it wearable for the every day life. Not just office life anymore!

We’ve been wearing blazers, since a couple years ago, in combination with a simple white t-shirt, and already was my cup of tea! In general, we may think, of course, that suits are more for formal or business wear. However, nowadays a simple addition of a casual top and sneakers, can easily make it very cool! Suits can change from formal to everyday wear with sneakers very easily and still keeps you very chic!

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Personally,  I really love trends with a masculine touch such as suits, blazers and trousers. I mix it with casual pieces, mostly sneakers, t-shirts and knits and it can really give you a more comfy feeling for every day wearing. It does look more stylish than a pair of jeans, but keeps the same easiness.

You can take a traditional suit you already own and make it more interesting and fun with the ‘suit with trainers’ combo, or you can take a look at the ones I’ve selected below!

I am curios to know how you like this trend!!

 
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