style spotter: travel skin (+ a giveaway!) *now closed*

the-romantic-the-winoWe love pretty much everything about traveling.

Notice we said pretty much everything.

Though we are a glass-half-full sort of duo, it’s hard to ignore that packing your toiletries is never easy. Even if you’re not limited exclusively to the 3-1-1 carry-on rule, does anyone travel with their full size beauty regiment? It can’t just be us that pares down on the road… can it?

Assuming we’re all in the same boat, ladies (and, let’s be honest, gents– you guys aren’t the grab-and-goers you’d like us to believe, either), here are our six travel beauty essentials…

And stay with us til the end, because we’re giving one of ’em away!:

style spotter-travel skin

1 // Make-Up Removing Wipes. The wino has been using Aveeno face wash for about as long as she can remember, and the romantic fell hard for the ease of face wipes on her RTW. Put ’em together and whaddaya got? Heaven.

2 // Face Hydration. Admittedly, our least favorite part of flying is the post-flight “airplane skin”–a stubborn dryness that doesn’t quite go away for a few days and no amount of complimentary hotel lotion can cure. eraclea’s Pure Hydration Serum/Zinc is our new best friend. Actually, most of their line is our new best friend, but we especially love the serum because you just need a little dab and it’s well within the 3-1-1 rule we loath.

3 // Lip balm. The wino swears by this Blisstex Daily Conditioning Treatment. So much so that she has named hers “Chappy,” and yes, it IS the end of the world if Chappy goes missing.

4 // Blush. Cha, yeah we’re pale and proud of it. Except not that proud because we like a little color in our cheeks, please. Nothing more refreshing than a quick swipe of NARS across our cheeks, post red-eye.

5 // Bright lipstick. Who wants to travel with all the necessities for a smokey eye? More importantly, who properly knows how to DIY a smokey eye? Not these girls, that is fo SHO. Bright lips, though? That we can handle. And let’s go Chanel because… well, let’s always just go Chanel when we have the option, mmmmk?

6 // Perfume on the go. This Silver Universal Atomizer from Sephora makes everything better, as long as your perfume bottle is compatible. (Lock it up, Coco Mademoiselle.)

SO! What, pray tell, are your biggest skin-related issues when traveling? Tell us in the comments AND on Twitter, and we’ll pick one lucky winner to receive their very own bottle of Pure Hydration Serum/Zinc (an $80 value!).

Don’t forget to tag and follow @lazytravelers & @eracleaskincare for your submission to count!


the romantic & the wino

* A winner was announced via Twitter and has been contacted. Thank you to all who entered! *



  1. Sheila Hall
    October 30, 2013 / 00:32

    I like to travel during the summer so my primary concern is protecting my skin from the sun.

  2. October 30, 2013 / 10:57

    Fitting all my skincare products into a carry-on bag, and transferring them into 3-oz TSA approved bottles is quite the pain!

  3. Meg S
    October 30, 2013 / 15:06

    My skin gets really dry when travelling. It’s terrible.

  4. October 30, 2013 / 15:12

    when chapstick disappears it is a CRISIS. no joke. and i love your perfume on the go- smelling pretty is never overrated!

  5. October 30, 2013 / 19:34

    Love this and finding good skincare for the road is hard to do.

  6. October 30, 2013 / 21:59

    I’m with the wino on the importance of lip balm. My biggest skin concern when traveling is that I’ll lose my beloved tube. And what if I can’t find a suitable replacement?! This girl would go into full crisis mode.
    Francesca (@WorkMomTravels) recently posted..Grand Traverse Lighthouse photo essayMy Profile

  7. October 31, 2013 / 01:13

    My skin is already dry enough to begin with, but being on a plane makes it 1000x worse. A great moisturizer is an essential for me. Also, nothing says GLAM like a gorgeous red lipstick. People won’t even notice you’ve been on a long flight!
    Sheryll recently posted..Places I Wish I Could Be: Marina Bay SandsMy Profile

  8. Pola (@jettingaround)
    November 2, 2013 / 22:03

    Oh yes… Skincare on the road can be tricky and I’m always on the lookout for good products. Pretty much something that’s the right size and will not mess up my skin… And “jetting around” a lot, my skin can get a bit dry and needs legit potions
    Pola (@jettingaround) recently posted..Photo(s) of the Week: Fall in the Chicago Botanic GardenMy Profile

  9. November 4, 2013 / 19:56

    Love this little list! First, wipes are my total go-to product for life on the road. I have cleaned my face, my feet, my shoes, EVERYTHING with them, haha. Total necessity.

    My biggest issue is probably my dry skin from traveling, especially once the weather gets chilly. SO this serum would pretty much be my best friend. Thanks for the tip!
    Erin at The World Wanderer recently posted..Music Monday: Comes and Goes.My Profile

  10. Zhe
    November 10, 2013 / 21:26

    I have a severe lack of travel size anything. So, it is very hard to be prepared for those things.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CommentLuv badge