The Holiday Check List You Need

The Holiday Check List You Need

The sun is shining and it is putting us all in the mood for a last minute get away. Home or away, you will need to pick up all of the things you need for a vacation or staycation. Nothing is missed from our list making it a handy guide to holiday packing.

 Sun Protection

If you are heading off on an adventure in the summer sun, then you will need sun cream options. If you want to stay protected then it is advised that you take a number of factors with you on holiday. It is best if you choose a sun cream with UVA and UVB protection, aim for five stars for the best protection. Suncream will help to protect you from health problems such as skin cancer. For those who want to keep their youthful complexion and avoid premature ageing, sun allergies and pigmentation marks, make sure you keep your sun cream in your beach bag at all times.  Look out for the UVA rating – aim for five stars for the best protection. Wear at least SPF15 to shield from UVB rays, or for more intense sun choose SPF50. Remember to pack after-sun to help soothe dehydrated or sunburnt skin.


Beauty Buys

Unfortunately, we cannot take our whole beauty case with us on holiday as it is all about packing light and multi tasking products that make your life easier. There is certain must haves for keeping your makeup in check while you are away.  If you want to wear makeup during the day or early evening make sure you purchase makeup with built-in SPF protection.  The best SPF30 foundation will give you a good coverage and protection against. You can also buy a lip gloss with built in SPF for a touch of colour to wear during the day.

If you are in and out the pool all day Waterproof mascara, eyeliner and foundation are all essential.  For night time glam doubles up on a soft eyeliner that you can also use on your brows, also make sure that you can use your shadow palette day and night.


Your hair can take a beating on holiday s make sure that you have argan oil or some kind of heat protection spray inside of your beauty bag. You will find that dry shampoo is essential for sprucing up hair that has been styled every day and you can use it between washes or after a day at the beach.


Travel toiletries & healthcare

You will need painkillers and anti allergy tablets for your trip away,  pain relief in case of a holiday headache. You will also need the family favourite like; toothpaste, moisturiser, shampoo and conditioner. If you are accident prone then you may need Antiseptic cream for little cuts and grazes as well as a first aid kit containing plasters, bandages and wipes. Any good drug store will have a section which is dedicated to holidays and vacations, you can pick up all of the things you need there.