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5 Beauty Essentials To Pack For A Last Minute Romantic Getaway With Boo

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The feeling of being in love, irrevocably and knee-deep, is unparalleled. You walk the streets with a spring in your step and a huge grin plastered on your face— a welcome change from the usual grimace once saved for the passersby. What posed as vexing not many moons ago now strikes you as poetic — the swarms of people, the mind-numbing traffic or the cacophony of mad honking (you discover a way to romanticise) the most mundane of things. Now, there is no way for me to corroborate the above, as I haven’t been bitten by a love bug in aeons. As a writer, I weave stories inspired by the experiences of people (case in point, here ) around me. But, as a beauty editor, my forte entails a formidable knowledge of beauty concoctions, mapping them seamlessly into an assortment of life events and occasions. So, here I am to coach you about the five beauty essentials you must pack for a last-minute romantic getaway with your boo. This guide, of sorts, hopes to benefit the entire spectrum of our readers. From couples levelling up, with their first ever vacay, to the partners who have cemented their bond with an annual getaway over the years— there is something in it for everyone!

1. Lip Balm

Whether you are heading to the beach or nestling in a rustic cottage in the hills, carrying a hydrating balm is necessary to steer clear of chapped lips (caused due to excessive exposure to sun or the dry weather). Travelling makes one prone to dehydration which may also lead to episodes of flaking or peeling. Therefore, make sure to throw a lip balm of your choice into the rucksack before getting started on your journey! A product your beau will love too!

best lip balm

NIVEA Lip Balm, Peach Shine, 24h Moisture with Natural Oils, Coral Pink Shine & Peach Aroma

tinted lip balm

Dot & Key Gloss Boss Tinted Lip Balm SPF 30 Vitamin C + E -
Strawberry Crush

2. Body Mist

Weary of shoving a brand-new bottle of your luxuriant fragrance for a short travel plan or weekend getaway? What if it were to shatter, now that's big bucks down the drain. Fret not and swap it with a body mist to smell irresistible around the clock. We recommend opting for a potent formulation boasting a fresh scent which lingers throughout the day.

best body mist

Bath & Body Works Into the Night Travel Size Fine Fragrance Mist

best body mist for women

Forest Essentials Ayurvedic Travel Size Body Mist Parijat

3. Moisturiser

Exposure to changing environments, weather conditions and toxins while you are on the go can be detrimental to the skin. It may lead to a marred acid mantle, initiating moisture loss and leading it to be dull, lifeless on the outside. This is why moisturising, like clockwork, is non-negotiable, even on vacation! Grab the travel size of your favourite moisturiser and ensure that your skin is smooth, supple and nourished.

best moisturiser

Ponds Super Light Gel Oil Free Moisturiser

best moisturiser cream

Cetaphil Moisturising

4. Body Wash And Shampoo

Love travelling but despise the hassle of packing? I know, I do. The stress of the shampoos and scrubs spilling and staining onto other miscellaneous items in the travel bag has kept me up on many-a nights. But settling for hotel supplies has always been out of the question. If you are in the same boat, you ought to consider these travel-size formulations. Packaged in sturdy bottles they help preemptively avoid any spillage issue and are super compact, too!

best shower gel

Bath & Body Works A Thousand Wishes Travel Size Shower Gel

best shampoo

Moroccanoil Repair Shampoo, Conditioner Travel Size


You cannot possibly set out for vacation without a tube of sunscreen handy! Regardless of the place, season and time of the day, the skin is susceptible to harmful UV radiation. Make sure to slather on ample sunscreen and nudge your partner to do the same!

best sunblock

Neutrogena Ultrasheer SPF50+ PA+++ Face Sunscreen With Helioplex For Ultralight Feel & Matte Finish

best sunscreen

The Derma Co 1% Hyaluronic Sunscreen Aqua Gel With Spf 50 Pa++++ For Broad Spectrum

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