Product Must-Haves: Makeup Sticks
By Nicole Wieder, Editorial Assistant |
Whether you’re going on a spa getaway with friends or a quick business trip, mess- and liquid-free beauty sticks can keep your skin healthy and hydrated while you travel—without the hassle. These beauty essentials fit perfectly in your carry-on and provide everything you need from foundation to blush.
This cream-blush provides long-lasting, radiant color with a bevy of benefits from ingredients like castor oil and titanium dioxide to help hydrate your skin in warmer climates.
Jane Iredale In Touch Cream Blush, $27, shop.janeiredale.com
Why We Like It: Used as a blush, bronzer or both, this multistick formula boasts chic color that stays in style no matter the season.
Main Ingredients: Beeswax and castor oil
As the last step to complete any flawless look, apply this pencil on places where the light hits your face— the cheekbones and brow area—to reveal a natural glow you would think only a facial could give.
RevítaLash Spotlight Highlighting Pencil, $24, revitalash-usa.com
Why We Like It: It’s not over-the-top shimmery but gives a glow that polishes both day and night looks.
Main Ingredient: Vitamin E
Formulated for all skin types in nine skin-perfecting shades, this foundation works to correct pigmentation and alleviate redness—especially after your skin is dehydrated from a long flight.
Chantecaille New Stick, $45, chantecaille.com
Why We Like It: It conceals imperfections with its creamy texture and prevents pigmentation with antioxidant-packed protection.
Main Ingredients: Green tea and vitamins C and E
Packed with peptides, this solid serum repairs dry, chapped skin during the winter months as you seek snow on your cold weather travels.
Julep Hand and Cuticle Stick, $22, sephora.com
Why we Like It: Not many nail products are travel-friendly but this moisturizing pick removes cuticles and strengthens and softens with skin-soothing ingredients.
Main Ingredients: Shea butter, peptides and vitamins C and E
Created for the face, lips and body, this balm heals and protects, and depending where you travel, also helps to sooth sunburn and windburn.
Earth Tu Face Geranium + Vetiver, $34, earthtuface.com
Why We Like It: Not only does this all-in-one stick heal and hydrate dry skin, it also prevents and protects against future damage.
Main Ingredients: Beeswax, virgin olive oil, vitamin E, vetiver root and rose geranium
This formula doubles as a foundation to provide seamless coverage, making it the ultimate tool for quick touch-ups.
La Bella Donna Anti-Aging Mineral Mystique Hydrating Concealer, $44, labelladonna.com
Why We Like It: The lightweight formula blends perfectly under sunscreen and stays put before, during and after a swim.
Main Ingredients: Avocado oil, vitamin E, chamomile and lavender oil