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10 must-have beauty products for your summer road trip

Author: Elle Canada

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10 must-have beauty products for your summer road trip

 

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10 must-have beauty products for your summer road trip

ROAD TRIP 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 four, we explore the beauty products you need (and don’t need) to bring on a road trip. READ MORE: Makeup at music festivals: What to bring and what to leave at home

By: Victoria DiPlacido and Carli Whitwell Source: Getty Credits: ELLE Canada

10 must-have beauty products for your summer road trip

ROAD TRIP BEAUTY BUYS: Hand sanitizer

Rural gas station bathrooms don’t have always running water. So be sure to keep a hand sanitizer close by. Renouve’s also contains a collagen-booster for younger-looking skin while you cleanse. Renouve Anti-Aging Everyday Defense Hand-Sanitizer N 1 ($29) at net-a-porter.com. READ MORE: 10 must-have beauty products for your cottage vacation

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

10 must-have beauty products for your summer road trip

ROAD TRIP BEAUTY BUYS: Anti-static hair sheets

A road trip isn’t a road trip without the top down on your convertible. (Hey, a girl can dream.) Smooth flyaways with easy-to-pack hair sheets. Kérastase Carré Lissant ($35) at kerastase.ca. READ MORE: The must-have beauty products to bring to a summer wedding

By: Victoria DiPlacido and Carli Whitwell Source: Kérastase Credits: ELLE Canada

10 must-have beauty products for your summer road trip

ROAD TRIP BEAUTY BUYS: Face wipes

Highway and hotel grime – not to mention driving stress – begone thanks to these wipes, which contain soothing chamomile and aloe. First Aid Beauty Gentle Cleansing Wipes ($18) at sephora.ca. READ MORE: 7 tips to feel more confident naked

By: Victoria DiPlacido and Carli Whitwell Source: Sephora Credits: ELLE Canada

10 must-have beauty products for your summer road trip

ROAD TRIP BEAUTY BUYS: Dry shampoo

You may have to skip a shower or two (or at least a hair wash) while you’re on the road. Keep hair smelling fresh with this travel-size version of the cult favourite. Batiste Dry Shampoo 50mL ($5.49), available at Shoppers Drug Mart, shoppersdrugmart.ca. READ MORE: 15 things beauty editors know that you don't

By: Victoria DiPlacido and Carli Whitwell Source: Shoppers Drug Mart Credits: ELLE Canada

10 must-have beauty products for your summer road trip

ROAD TRIP BEAUTY BUYS: Tinted lip balm

We tend to carry five shades of lipsticks in our purses. Lighten your load (if only for your holiday) with a sheer tint that’s part lippie, part moisturizer. Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Lip Protectant Stick Sheer Tint in Berry ($21) at elizabetharden.com. READ MORE: How to "bake" your makeup and other drag queen beauty secrets

By: Victoria DiPlacido and Carli Whitwell Source: Elizabeth Arden Credits: ELLE Canada

10 must-have beauty products for your summer road trip

ROAD TRIP BEAUTY BUYS: Sunscreen

Unless your car is tricked out with custom windows, UV rays CAN and WILL travel through them. Protect yourself accordingly. (No need to bring a moisturizer, this will do the trick). Sun Bum SPF 30 Moisturizing Sunscreen Lotion ($18), available at Shoppers Drug Mart, shoppersdrugmart.ca. READ MORE: 16 celeb fragrances that will take you back

By: Shoppers Drug Mart Source: Victoria DiPlacido and Carli Whitwell Credits: ELLE Canada

10 must-have beauty products for your summer road trip

ROAD TRIP BEAUTY BUYS: Deodorant

This is a public service announcement from the ELLE Canada team: For the sake of everyone in the car, please remember to pack this beauty essential. Thank you. Secret Clinical Stress Response Antiperspirant/Deodorant Serene Citrus ($9.49), available at Shoppers Drug Mart, shoppersdrugmart.ca. READ MORE: Adventures in fake tanning

By: Victoria DiPlacido and Carli Whitwell Source: Shoppers Drug Mart Credits: ELLE Canada

10 must-have beauty products for your summer road trip

ROAD TRIP BEAUTY BUYS: CND Shellac manicure

Book a pre-trip appointment for a CND Shellac manicure to make sure your nails are in top form wherever the road may take you (you wouldn’t want to be underdressed for a chance invitation to a formal event, would you?). Also, you don’t have room to haul nail polish remover and makeup cotton pads. READ MORE: The new "nude" nails

By: Victoria DiPlacido and Carli Whitwell Source: High View Communications Credits: ELLE Canada

10 must-have beauty products for your summer road trip

ROAD TRIP BEAUTY BUYS: Mini-hairbrush

This brush is super tiny, bendable (aka good to stuff into your almost-at-capacity bag) and is a master at detangling knots thanks a combo of long and short bristles. KnotGenie Detangling Brush in Peaceful Pink ($16.95), avaliable at Trade Secrets. READ MORE: 12 reasons to reconsider boho beauty for summer

By: Victoria DiPlacido and Carli Whitwell Source: Trade Secrets Credits: ELLE Canada

10 must-have beauty products for your summer road trip

ROAD TRIP BEAUTY BUYS: Mini-mouthwash

Gum, mints and mini-mouthwash – in addition to the mini-toothbrush and mini-toothpaste you’ve already packed, any one of these three items make for quick pick-me-ups when you’ve been in the car for six hours straight and finished your third drive-thru meal of the day (plus your supply of gas-station snacks). Life Brand Antibacterial Mouthwash, Fresh Mint 89mL ($1.99), available at Shoppers Drug Mart, shoppersdrugmart.ca. READ MORE: Makeup at music festivals: What to bring and what to leave at home

By: Victoria DiPlacido and Carli Whitwell Source: Shoppers Drug Mart Credits: ELLE Canada
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