August Favourites and Travel Makeup: Trip to Dubrovnik, Croatia

When traveling for short trips on budget airlines (eg. Easyjet!), it is essential to pack light. I am attending and presenting at the International Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ISDS) conference here in Dubrovnik, Croatia, and here are the makeup products I brought along with me:


MAC Bare My Soul Eyeshadow Quad - I have been crazy about this product ever since its release. The earthy colours are so versatile for different makeup looks. Definitely a travel must have for me. Benefit Hoola Bronzer has been my staple for at least the last 3 years. It comes in lightweight cardboard box packaging that's convenient to bring along. I brought MAC Hipness blush for when I crave a coral glow, and also MAC Blonde MSF for a pink-cheeked glow. For lips, I brought a few choices with me: Revlon Kissable Balm Stains in Romantic and Darling, with Jemma Kidd lipgloss;  perfect for on the go. Let's not forget our foundation base, I use MAC Mineralise Concealer with MAC Prep+Prime Transparent Finishing Powder (not pictured). Eyes will be jet set with Maybelline Chocolate Brown Master Smokey Eye Pencil and/or Maybelline for a more defined look. Finish off with Lancome Hypnose Drama Mascara and Etude House Brow Pencil for a pencil and spoolie two in one. 

Makeup Accessories:
I brought along mini alternatives to the regular-sized brushes I use: Sigma E40 Tapered Blending Brush to blend my concealer/foundation on. MAC 188SH brush to apply finishing powder. Sigma Tapered Face Brush F25 to apply bronzer, Sigma Large Powder Brush F30 for blush, and Inglot 20P brush along with Sigma Eye Shading Brush E55 for eyes. I have also been using the MAC Eyelash Curler as of late and I must say I really do like this one. 

What are your must-have travel makeup? ♥
Livia | Princess Livia



  1. everyone seems to be traveling lately! i'd love to try that lancome mascara. when i travel, i usually take palettes and duo items :)

    1. Everyone's taking advantage of the beautiful weather. This mascara is the bomb! One of the best I've ever tried. x

  2. is the hoola bronzer good? wanted to get a bronzer but can't decide which brand to go for :)

    would like to invite you to join my giveaway
    do check out my blog if you're interested :)


    1. Yes, Hoola is great. Its my favourite bronzer!


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