Category Archives: Travel

Travel Essentials and Necessities

Travel items on wooden table

What is absolutely essential for you when you travel? This could be anything from your favorite pashmina for those cold airplane cabins to the candle that smells exactly like home. There are certainly items that are luxuries if you have the space, but here are a few items that can make any trip feel like […]

How To Choose the Right Suitcase

Couple with backpacks

If you do not already have one that you love, it can be almost as hard to pick a suitcase as it can to pick a vacation. You have to have one that not only holds everything you need to take with you, but it also has to be as portable as you would like, […]

New Year, New You: Travel

Cruise ship and the beach

It is a new year so a fresh full bank of vacation days awaits! Where will you go this year? Of course there are those days that must be reserved for doctor’s appointments or parent-teacher conferences but the rest are for fun. It is a good time to refresh those travel bags, tossing makeup and […]

Do You Have a Standard Travel Bag Or Do You Pack One Each Time?

Travel bag for beauty

With the holidays just around the corner, travel plans will be a big part of everyone’s November and December plans.  I’ve been working on my own packing lists (as well as those for a few trips planned in the spring), and I realized that I could probably create a standard toiletry kit and 3-1-1 bag […]

How to Pick a Cruise Vacation

Cruise ship in the sea

If you’ve never been on a cruise, I highly recommend it.  They are a wonderful method of travel and you might realize why it’s so popular!  I have been on three and am already planning my next one.  But when you take into account that there are two dozen major cruise lines with more than […]

Work travel: What skincare to pack?

Packing for a business trip

We have talked about what clothing and what makeup to pack for a work trip, but let’s not forget about our complexion.  Depending on the schedule I will have on the trip, I like to add little treats for my skin that I may not get around to using at home. Cleansing – I’ve traveled […]

Work travel: What clothes to pack?

Packing for a work trip

While many of us may travel on a regular basis for work, some of us may be less experienced in what to pack and still have a suitcase of normal proportions.  After all, there is a decent chance you will have to take that suitcase to a meeting or a conference, so you certainly do […]

Downsizing The Toiletry Bag – Cleansing, Exfoliating And Moisturizing Sticks

Personal care products on wooden table

As I have mentioned before, I am constantly looking for ways to downsize my toiletries especially when traveling. I have stumbled across three fantastic-looking items that could go a long way to helping with that endeavor! And they do not have to go in the dreaded 3-1-1 bag! Julep Love Your Bare Face Cleansing Balm […]

How To Take Care Of Your Skin On The Plane

Woman on a plane

No matter how long or short your flight is, your skin will no doubt suffer the effects of the airplane environment.  For a lot of us, our skin will end up a strange combination of flaky and greasy.  It is not a pleasant effect!  There are a few things you can do to help your […]

What Makeup To Wear On the Plane

woman with casual makeup on plane

Generally speaking, it is not good to travel in your full face of makeup.  It usually ends up in a flaky mess (if you tend to be dry) or a puddle on your chin (if you tend to be oily).  Granted, not many of us want to show up to our destination looking tired and […]