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9 must-have beauty buys for a weekend in Las Vegas

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9 must-have beauty buys for a weekend in Las Vegas

 

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9 must-have beauty buys for a weekend in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS BEAUTY BUYS

Travelling in the summer often calls for an overhaul of the makeup products you’re using (it’s hot out and there are baggage limits to consider). In this series, we break down the essentials you’ll need to pack for your summer trips. In part five, it’s destination: Las Vegas – which means you’ll need to up the glam factor of your beauty buys. READ MORE: Cher's hair: How to look totally "Clueless"

By: Carli Whitwell Source: Getty Images Credits: ELLE Canada

9 must-have beauty buys for a weekend in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS BEAUTY BUYS: Liquid Lipstick

You’re on vacation, right? So you shouldn't be working hard to keep your lipstick bright. Opt for a long-lasting liquid lipstick that offers the coverage of a solid but that won’t bleed. You can’t go wrong with red. Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick ($29), at sephora.com. READ MORE: 10 must-have beauty products for your summer road trip

By: Carli Whitwell Source: Sephora Credits: ELLE Canada

9 must-have beauty buys for a weekend in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS BEAUTY BUYS: False Eyelashes

Going to Vegas without a set of false eyelashes is Sin City beauty blasphemy. They are ultra glam and they will keep your eyes from looking tired when you’re on two hours of sleep. Quo Eyelash Kit ($11.50) at Shoppers Drug Mart. READ MORE: 14 skincare hacks for sensitive skin

By: Carli Whitwell Source: Getty Images Credits: ELLE Canada

9 must-have beauty buys for a weekend in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS BEAUTY BUYS: Sunscreen

Taking a day trip to the Grand Canyon? Be sure to wear sunscreen with UVA and UVB (broad-spectrum) protection. We like one with a bit of sheen. (It’s Vegas, after all.) Hawaiian Tropic Sheer Touch Ultra Radiance Lotion Sunscreen ($11.99), at amazon.ca. READ MORE: 18 times Gisele looked flawless

By: Carli Whitwell Source: Amazon Credits: ELLE Canada

9 must-have beauty buys for a weekend in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS BEAUTY BUYS: Misting Spray

The secret weapon of beauty editors, these sprays set and revitalize makeup, sooth sunburns and revitalize skin during long flights. Opt for a handy travel size. Miyu Teas and Beauty Hydrating Mist ($15), at miyubeauty.com. READ MORE: The most OTT beauty looks from Haute Couture Fall 2015

By: Carli Whitwell Source: Miyu Teas and Beauty Credits: ELLE Canada

9 must-have beauty buys for a weekend in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS BEAUTY BUYS: Bright Eyeshadow

Here’s the liberating thing about Vegas. No one knows you. So it’s the dream time to experiment with some brilliant makeup shades you might never wear on the daily. Make Up For Ever Artist Palette Volume 2 ($49), at sephora.com. READ MORE: 7 tips to feel more confident naked

By: Carli Whitwell Source: Sephora Credits: ELLE Canada

9 must-have beauty buys for a weekend in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS BEAUTY BUYS: Texturizing spray

Your Kate Middleton blowout is going to frizz out or fall flat after about an hour in the club. Instead, opt for easy-to-manage beachy waves – even if you’re in the middle of the desert! Kérastase Couture Styling Spray à Porter Travel Size ($16), at kerastase.ca. READ MORE: 8 face mists to help stop you from melting this summer

By: Carli Whitwell Source: Kérastase Credits: ELLE Canada

9 must-have beauty buys for a weekend in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS BEAUTY BUYS: Aromatic rollerball

Feeling a bit fuzzy after spending all night in the casino or the club? Roll this blend of citrus and spice along the temples to increase alertness and get back in the game. SkinLove Clarity Aromatic Rollerball ($12), at skinlove.ca. READ MORE: Lorde, Phoebe Tonkin, Rachel McAdams and 7 other celeb beauty looks we loved this week

By: Carli Whitwell Source: SkinLove Credits: ELLE Canada

9 must-have beauty buys for a weekend in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS BEAUTY BUYS: Blow Dryer

Why, you ask? One, because the dryers in hotel rooms have about as much power as a ’97 Cavalier. Two, so you can avoid the inevitable getting-ready squabbles that comes with five girls sharing a hotel room. T3 Featherweight Compact Folding Dryer ($150), at net-a-porter.com. READ MORE: 12 reasons to reconsider boho beauty for summer

By: Carli Whitwell Source: net-a-porter.com Credits: ELLE Canada

9 must-have beauty buys for a weekend in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS BEAUTY BUYS: Eye Mask

Pop on this hydrogel eye mask for 15 minutes during your quick post-bar nap (we call it a nap because that’s about all the sleep you’re going to get before you head to a pool party). Sephora Collection Instant Depuffing Eye Mask ($8), at sephora.com. READ MORE: Body news: The all-Canadian edition

By: Carli Whitwell Source: Sephora Credits: ELLE Canada
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