10 Travel-Friendly Makeup Items to Add to Your Kit

They're all compact and easy to apply!

(SPOT.ph) Whether you’re jetting off to numerous travel destinations or just navigating through a busy life in the Metro, finding the right makeup to carry on-the-go is no easy task. We recommend a simple formula for picking out your beauty essentials for travel: Compact, convenient, and easy to apply. But since you probably don’t have the time to search for products that fit the bill, we went ahead and did it for you. We list 10 travel-friendly makeup products that deserve a spot in your makeup kit.

Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick (P2,850) from Hourglass

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A foundation and concealer in one, this foundation stick from Hourglass is great to have in your purse if you ever need some quick coverage. Swipe some on your trouble spots or apply a thin layer all over the face to even out your skin tone. The lightweight formula will blend seamlessly and last all day without looking cakey. Bonus: The creamy formula adjusts to your body temperature so you can use this no matter what climate you’re in.


No Sebum Blur Pact (P759) from Innisfree

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Use this powder compact from Innisfree either to set your makeup first thing in the morning or to touch up your base throughout the day. Not only does it control oil and shine, but it also offers light coverage that will even out the skin, and blur texture and fine lines for a flawless canvas all day long.

Eyebrow Stylus Pencil & Gel (P1,139) from Nudestix

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Brows are an essential part of any makeup look. It can be tough perfecting your arches when you're rushing from one place to another since there are usually several steps to get them done just right. Thankfully, this stylus from Nudestix is both a pencil and gel in one slim package. Now you can fill in your brows and set them in place anywhere you go. Best part? It’s waterproof so you know it'll last!

Tinted Lip Conditioner (P1,619) from ILIA


You certainly don’t need to wear makeup every day, but some days you just want to add a touch of color to your pout. Throw this Tinted Lip Conditioner from ILIA in your purse for a quick swipe of color on the lips any time of the day. It contains cocoa butter, sesame oil, and vitamin E so your pucker stays soft and hydrated no matter the weather.


Mist & Fix Setting Spray (P860/30ml, P1,960/125ml) from Make Up For Ever

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Apply some of this setting spray from Make Up For Ever to lock in your makeup look or spray it on throughout the day to keep your face cool and fresh. We recommend the 30 ml size for travel, so you won’t have to worry bringing it onto an airplane or letting it roll around in your bag.

Say Eye Do Easy Eyeshadow Duo (P699) from Happy Skin

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Add that extra touch of glam to your look with this eyeshadow duo from Happy Skin. The liquid formula comes right out of a cushion applicator so you can swipe some color and sparkle on your lids in a snap. Pro tip: Apply the brighter shade onto the inner corners of your eyes to make your peepers pop!

Sculpt & Strobe Stick (P225) from Ever Bilena

PHOTO BY Ever Bilena

Sculpt out your face anywhere you go with this double-ended stick from Ever Bilena. Just draw out your contour lines with the sculpt end, highlight your high points with the strobe side, and blend. Bonus: Use the creamy formula to add a little shine and definition to your eyelids.

MultiBalm (P695) from Pixi by Petra

PHOTO BY Pixi by Petra

Get an instant full face with this MultiBalm from Pixi by Petra. Apply it on your lids, lips, and cheeks to rock a chic monochromatic look—no one will be able to tell you only spent a minute on it.

Go-To Palette (P1,350) from NYX


This pocket-sized palette from NYX contains eyeshadow, bronzer, blush, and highlight so you can have all your face and eye makeup on hand without having to pack heaps of products. You’ll be glad you decided to chuck this one in your beauty pouch.

Dry Shampoo (P225) from Beach Born

PHOTO BY Beach Born

No time to style your hair before heading out the door? No problem—just take this dry shampoo from Beach Born with you for any time you need to control the grease in your hair, or add some volume and texture to your locks.

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